Mati Oren is one of 40 Special Olympics athletes preparing to represent Israel at the 2015 Summer Games in Los Angeles.
Where to hike, bike, run, skate, swim, dance and enjoy other athletic activities without spending a shekel.
Margarita Activewear, made on a small kibbutz in northern Israel, is a hit with the fit in North America, Asia, Europe, Australia and South Africa.
Yshai Oliel became Israel’s first male Junior Orange Bowl champ at age 12. Now he’s captured the title for 14-year-olds, too.
Laetitia Beck of Caesarea was the first Israeli in an LPGA tourney and debuted professionally at the Women’s British Open in July.
It’s just you, your board and your kite.
Israel has plenty of adrenaline-filled activities for pint-size travelers. Try kite surfing, alpine slides, bungee trampolines, dune-buggies and more.
Israel’s capital city hosted a major European junior fencing competition for the first time, attracting more than 900 athletes.
A pair of Israeli brothers promotes the Brazilian martial art among the ultra-Orthodox population.