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Adital Ela surrounded by natural materials in her studio.

Songweavers brings musicians a virtual music studio

‘The possibilities for making new music are endless’ – Songweavers co-founder Adam Baruch.The estimated number of musicians in the UnitedStates alone is 10 million, and most of them areamateurs. Songweavers was developed for every amateur musician who wants to make …

Israeli jazz prodigy keeps time at nine

Two minutes of good practice is better than playing badly for two hours – Ariel Lanyi.He may be a slow starter compared to Mozart who began composing at age five – but by releasing his first CD at nine years …

An Israeli energy bar just like Grandma used to make

Amzallag’s Moroccan-born grandmother – Grandma Mesadi – used to roll out long rolls of dates mixed with nuts and honey, a delightful treat he treasured as a youngster.Unlike most aspiring Israeli thespians, Yoav Amzallag thanks his lucky stars every day …

Photography opens the eyes of Israeli special needs children

‘The program gives a lot to the kids – self-confidence changes, improving their status in the family. Sometimes it can even improve their motor functions.’Each week, more than 100 Israeli schoolchildren with special educational needs climb the stairs of Jerusalem’s …

Israeli family winery competes with the best

Winemaker Eli Ben-Zaken tastes the latest vintage in Domaine du Castel’s underground cellar. ‘I finish making the wine and I already think about the next vintage,’When you mention Israel, top quality wine is generally not the first thing that comes …