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Sylven Landesberg at the Nokia Arena. Photo by Deborah Danan/Headline Media
Israel fashion designer looks to social networking

Israel fashion designer looks to social networking

Israeli designer Mirit Weinstock launched her fashion line five years ago. She now has sales worldwide and has created an innovative marketing concept using social networking. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86UhZZsvsPw Most fashion designers look to other designers for inspiration, but Israeli fashion designer …

New York to Screme for Israeli ice cream

A new chain of ice cream parlors opens in New York this month, offering Americans a taste of Israel’s most popular ice cream treats. Grom, Pinkberry, and Haagen Dazs might see shorter lines this summer:  A new ice-cream company from …

Christian pilgrims take home a message of hope

When Pope Benedict XVI came on his first official visit to Israel this month, thousands of Roman Catholic pilgrims joined him on his journey. More are expected to visit Israel over the year ahead The theme of his historic trip …

Music that’s safe to drive to

The number one chart tune for safe driving, based on research from Ben Gurion University of the Negev, is Love Song by Taylor Swift. Fast music makes you drive faster — and less safely. Although that statement might seem obvious, …

Let’s get our models healthy

Let’s get our models healthy

Adi Barkan, Israeli fashion photographer and agent creates SIMPLY U, to foster a new cadre of healthy models to work in the industry. When a model collapsed in his arms and later died of anorexia, it woke Israeli fashion photographer …

Congestion pricing could solve airport delays

Too full: Delays at peak times are causing loss of revenues and increased inconvenience to passengers at many of the world’s busiest airports.It may not be popular in London, but it does seem to work. Just as motorists in Britain’s …