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

Looking on the other side of hatred

Peace Child, an Arab-Jewish coexistence theater troupe will be travelling to the US in January to perform On the Other Side for school audiences.”We don’t care about politics; we just like each other,” says Shira, a cheerful brunette and 8th …

Games people play – for peace

“Master Peace” is a game that was designed with the goal of promoting creative communication and active listening.Working toward intercultural understanding and world peace may seem like serious business, but to Tamar Meshulam, it’s a game. Not just any game, …

Israeli project connects the performing and the video arts

Members of the dance troupe TipaPupa perform at the Jerusalem Center for Performing Arts.Down the road from the imposing walls of Jerusalem’s Old City that inspired artists for centuries, sits the Jerusalem Center for Performing Arts. It’s a one-of-a-kind project …

An Israeli version of a gourmet treat

The Israeli researchers were able to speed up the fertility stage in which the female sturgeon produced the eggs from which the caviar is made.Forget the gefilte fish – bring on the caviar with the Made in Israel tag. For …

Israeli Arab teen wins Maccabiah gold

Swimmer Asalla Shahada, center, on the podium with her gold medal.The 17th Maccabiah Games opened this week with a sterling example of Israel’s democratic values. An Israeli Arab teenage girl from the town of Sakhnin became the first gold medalist …

World athletes descend on Israel for Maccabiah Games

Herb Brown (center), Maccabi USA’s men’s basketball coach, celebrates the Fourth of July with wife Sherri and player David Michaelis Monday night at Kfar Maccabiah.World sporting attention will be focusing on Israel in the coming days, as the 17th Maccabiah …

Getting to Hollywood – via Tel Aviv

Hollywood producer Lynn Roth (left) in discusion with participants in the Tel Aviv-Los Angeles Producing Master Class discuss an issue. Among the other lecturers were entertainment attorney Randolph Paul (pictured on homepage). “In Hollywood you don’t get a second chance,” …