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Hikers at Sataf. Photo by Abigail Klein Leichman
Aiming for laughs in Jerusalem [VIDEO]

Aiming for laughs in Jerusalem [VIDEO]

David Kilimnick, one of the founders of Jerusalem’s Off the Wall Comedy Club.A new English-language comedy club set up in Jerusalem 10 months ago is putting Israel firmly on the map of stand-up comedy.

Everyone goes ga ga, over GaGa [VIDEO]

Everyone goes ga ga, over GaGa [VIDEO]

Ohad Naharin, artistic director of Batsheva Dance Company in Tel Aviv, developed the dance technique GaGa after suffering a back injury. Now dancers across the US and the world are learning his unique language of movement. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PoZg7ZMqwYM Sign up for …

Toda, and have a nice day

A Castro store in Germany. The clothing chain has opened 26 stores outside of Israel.Who would have thought that the products abroad most associated with Israel would have ever evolved from Jaffa oranges and Uzis to computer chips and ICQ? …

Helping Israel’s documentary success

“Israeli documentary film has become very attractive the world over,” Orna Yarmot, founder of CoPro, the Documentary Marketing Foundation.Ten years ago, documentary film producer Orna Yarmot invited four European colleagues to Tel Aviv, to meet with Israeli filmmakers. At that …

My singing coach is a computer

Good vibrato is hard to judge subjectively: Noam Amir, senior lecturer at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.Singing lessons could come courtesy of your PC after news that Israeli researchers have successfully managed to train a computer not …