Culture
Adital Ela surrounded by natural materials in her studio.

Israel’s PopLove is upcycled, sustainable fashion

An Israeli-Canadian fashion duo creates new clothes from old, but the garments are a cut above the pieces from which they originate.   Husband and wife team, Andrea Hughes and Shai Wallach are creating unique new fashions from recycled clothes. …

Performance art makes its Israeli comeback [Video]

Performance art makes its Israeli comeback [Video]

With nine Israeli performance artists invited to the Performance Art Biennial in New York, it’s clear that this genre is back in town.   Nine Israeli artists were selected to participate in last years’ Performance Art Bienniel in the US, …

The Lionesses of Judah

Despite such a sorry lack of funding that they have to change into their practice clothes in the bushes, Israel’s female rugby players are passionate about the game.   Israel’s women rugby players are aiming for the 2016 Olympics. Rugby …

Collecting for an online era

Whether it’s stamps, coins or phone cards, collecting just got easier with a new award-winning Israeli website that enables collectors to post their catalogs on line.   Stamps, coins, even tea bags – the website Colnect allows collectors to catalog …

Sculpting light to illuminate [Video]

Sculpting light to illuminate [Video]

Ayala Serfaty takes art and function to a whole new level with strange, luminous designs that are lighting up hotels and museums worldwide.   Many artists use the play of light in their artwork, but Ayala Serfaty of Aqua Creations …

US MBA students study Israel business 101

Visiting MBA students from the US choose Israel as the go-to place to learn about international business and high-tech.   Indiana University MBA students visit Better Place as part of their coursework for the Kelley School of Business. Israel is …

Making music in the military

In Israel, joining the amy doesn’t mean the end of your musical career, in fact for many of the country’s most talented musicians, it’s just the start.   Photo by the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit. Members of the IDF Education and …

Art as cultural diplomat

A new educational portal is channeling the rich world of Israeli art and artists to universities and schools in the US, providing a broader perspective of Israel and Israelis.