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Filmmaker Laura Bialis included scenes from her Sderot wedding in Rock in the Red Zone

Welcome! ISRAEL21c Enters a New Age

We welcome you warmly to ISRAEL21c’s new, enriched and vastly expanded website. Not only do we have an improved version of our traditional ISRAEL21c news service website, but we’ve integrated our award-winning blog, Israelity, the journal of the reality of …

The next fast food in the US? Israeli hummus [VIDEO]

The next fast food in the US? Israeli hummus [VIDEO]

The unofficial national food of Israel could be a healthy substitute for American junk food.It’s practically a national sport in Israel. At sidewalk cafes, and at bustling fast food joints, diners enjoy the fine art of sopping up delicious plates …

‘Special’ kids find direction on the stage

“You will be a pilot. I can feel it,” says a confident father-to-be speaking of his future son, in Life as a Stage, a play based on personal stories written by noted Israeli playwright Shai Pitovsky and recently performed by …

A new breed of Israeli filmmaker

Sitting at a café near the Tel Aviv Cinematheque on a recent Friday morning, movie director Savi Gavizon could be any urbanite relaxing with a cup of java. Instead, he’s savoring the success of his latest film, Lost and Found, which …

Around the world with Tel Aviv’s globe display

Artist Dan Reisner’s sculpture was one of over 100 globes on show at the Global View exhibit in Tel AvivTel Aviv’s Rothschild Boulevard is unusually busy for a Wednesday night – but this evening’s traffic is mostly on foot. It’s …