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Israeli author sheds Light in Shadowy Corners

“Coming out” in any culture can be fraught with controversy, internal conflict and emotion. And within religious environs, announcing one’s homosexual preferences increases the complications exponentially. So when Evan Fallenberg began penning his debut novel Light Fell, the story of …

Israeli deaf-blind theater offers an unexpected feast

Nalaga’at’s actors weave together a series of mimed and narrated sketches. Picture by Liron Almog.At first thought, it seems about as appealing as the idea of a nephew’s school play. But the Nalaga’at (Do Touch) Theater Group, a troupe of …

Israel’s latest export – TV spoonbenders and shrinks

It’s a Wednesday night, 8.00pm – prime time in the world of television. The opening credits herald the start of the hottest new reality TV sensation – a five part mentalist extravaganza called Phenomenon. The camera focuses briefly on controversial …

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 …