Culture
Taga team members at work in Tel Aviv.
Israel gets extreme [video]
Lifestyle,Sports

Israel gets extreme [video]

Israel’s extreme sports run the gamut from kitesurfing and paragliding to bouldering — rock climbing without a harness. Diverse topography. beautiful scenery. good weather year round –and a population addicted to adrenaline highs. No wonder Israel is one of the …

Rockin’ out to the oldies at Jerusalem’s Woodstock [video]

Rockin’ out to the oldies at Jerusalem’s Woodstock [video]

You don’t have to be a hippie to enjoy Jerusalem’s Woodstock Revival show, an annual event celebrating the iconic Sixties festival. Peace signs, tie-dyed clothing and love beads were in abundance at the third annual Jerusalem Woodstock Revival at Jerusalem’s …

Love, hate, lust and sex, with an apple?

Golden Delicious offers audiences across Israel and abroad object theater with a difference. Taking a bite: Golden Delicious’ Ari Teperberg and Inbal Yomtovian. Love, hate, vengeance, lust and sex — all the ingredients for a tantalizing stage production — conveyed …

bauhausboom

Bauhaus boom

Worldwide interest grows for Tel Aviv's record-breaking collection of modernist, white-façade Bauhaus-style architecture.
Food and Drink

The ‘elegant wines’ of Flam

A family-run boutique winery in Israel wins top marks and furthers the fame of world-class wines from the fertile soil of this ancient land. Jerusalem’s chunky soil and moderate climate makes for elegant wines. In 1882, Baron Edmond de Rothschild …

Antidote for date rape

Tel Aviv University chemists have a patented device that detects even small amounts of ‘date-rape drugs’ lurking in a beverage. Photo by Flash 90 No more worries about “date-rape drugs.” “Date rape” of teens and young adults sedated with drug-laced …

Dragon boats are racing to Israel

How – and why – a Canadian Jewish community is bringing this fast-growing team water sport to the Sea of Galilee. Each boat holds 20-22 paired paddlers, a drummer and someone who steers. Israelis are about to be exposed to …