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A skydiver from Paradive shows there’s no shortage of imagination when it comes to finding places to celebrate Rosh Hashana.

‘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 …

Racing toward a new understanding in Israel

Aric Lapter and Rasheed Nashashibi get ready for the test day in the UK. ‘We want to show the world that there’s hope for Jews and Arabs to live together in peace.’ (Photo: Harel Rintzler)Aric Lapter and Rasheed Nashashibi aren’t …

Israeli computer program can ID artistic painting style

Van Gogh’s ‘Irises’ – ‘As soon as the computer learns to recognize the swirls of Van Gogh, it will recognize them in pictures it has never seen before.’Art aficionados aren’t normally known for their resemblance to computer scientists – one …