15 things to do in Israel during Sukkot

Israel is chockfull of activities throughout the week-long harvest festival.




Yom Kippur in photos

This day, when almost everything grinds to a halt, is different in Israel than anywhere else in the world.




Brangelina crazy about Krav Maga

Hollywood power couple takes up Israeli self-defense to get in shape for new film, ‘By the Sea,’ being filmed in Malta.




Tracking eyeglasses and eyeballs; smart charging for your phone

Seatylock, Bleep, Look, Offer Green: four new Israeli crowdfunding campaigns you should know about.




Wanted: New job for Shimon Peres

He may be 91, but that doesn’t mean Peres is ready to stop just yet.




Putting Druze cooking secrets on the table

Village Flavors festival in the Druze town of Julis will provide a taste of authentic dishes as well as a celebration of the Druze way of life.




Leonard Cohen’s ‘Popular Problems’ sold in Israel first

Release of his 13th album three days before the rest of the world is timed so Israeli fans can buy it before Rosh Hashana.




Tziporela goes Off-Broadway

Tel Aviv’s nine-member comedy troupe debuts in New York with ‘Odd Birdz’ at the Players Theater, October 14 to November 19.




Lady Gaga lifts Tel Aviv

Provocative pop star and singing legend Tony Bennett surprise 23,000 fans with a duet of ‘I Can’t Give You Anything but Love.’




Posh new Waldorf Astoria opens in Jerusalem

Six years of meticulous construction and restoration of the Palace Hotel have yielded a magnificent world-class hotel in the heart of the capital city.