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Shira is a punk rocker

Filmmaker Liz Nord: The film has the potential to broaden American’s perceptions of Israel beyond camels and conflict.Think of Israeli music, and it may conjure up images of either melancholy songwriters sitting around a campfire belting their hearts out, historically …

Israelis introduce touch-typing to Arab world

An Israeli Arab teen practices on the Sight & Sound Touch Typing Technology system.Most people take touch-typing on their keyboards for granted. But for Arabic-speaking students, a differently configured keyboard with Arabic characters has meant that traditional methods to teach …

Israeli art is going, going, gone

The major sale of Israeli art at the prestigious Sotheby’s auction house last month wasn’t just an auction: it was the culmination of a week-long focus on Israeli artists that spanned the city of New York, and celebrated the increasing …

New book offers showcase for Israeli achievements

Rupert Murdoch: Israel in the World is a ‘testimony to the Israelis’ incredible originality, dynamism and entrepreneurship.’When foreign dignitaries arrive in Israel or make an official visit to an Israeli consulate or embassy in their own country, they always receive …

ISRAEL21c launches new blog – Israelity

Israelity is a group blog dedicated to providing a glimpse into everyday life in Israel.Want to know the real story behind living in Israel? Not the politics, the conflict, the security fence or disengagement from Gaza, but what it’s like …

An Israeli reality show with a twist

The contestants of ‘Seeking a Leader’ – the cash prize will not go towards lining anyone’s pockets, but rather towards supporting the social change project of the winning individual.For American audiences, reality television is synonymous with back stabbing, conniving and …