Culture
Aroundish chef Gavriel Flyshman. Photo by Hadas Peretz

Working to build ‘futures’

The Atidim project is specifically designed to enable talented Israeli youth from disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue academic studies in engineering and the sciences.When Ilana Sanvato was a toddler, her father carried her on his back from Ethiopia to Sudan, from …

Women pass the pigskin on Israeli football team

Myra Kraft (top left) poses with the Kraft Stadium’s all-women football team. This week, large numbers of Israelis focused their attention on the Super Bowl, cheering on the New England Patriots and their breathtaking victory on Sunday, as well as …

Students take the inside business track

American students who visited Israel on a special business and technology track as part of the Hillel Global Summit.A revolutionary first-time trip organized by Hillel:The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life for American business students has given them an in-depth view …

Bert, Ernie, Tzachi, and Ibtisam

From left – Noah, Tzachi, Brosh, and Ibtisam star in the Israeli version of Sesame Stories.It starts out like a scene that could be broadcast on Sesame Street in the U.S. Tzachi, a mild-mannered Jewish handyman wearing a turned-around baseball …

GA delegates see the Israel beyond the headlines

Delegates from 156 federations and some 400 independent communities are taking part in the GA.Over 4,000 North Americans are seeing a different side of Israel this week than they are used to viewing on their television screens. As delegates to …

Riding the ‘wheels of love’

Participants in the ‘Wheels of Love’ charity ride take in the breathtaking views in the north of Israel last week.More than fifty Americans joined 100 cyclists from Israel last week for the 4th annual ‘Wheels of Love’ bikeathon. The 5-day, …

Mark it with a “k”

Israeli Minister of Industry and Trade Ehud Olmert greets the Osem mascot inside the Osem Pavilion at the Kosherfest Show in New York. The kosher food market in the United States is continuously expanding, and Israeli food is leading the …