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Amazing sand sculptures in Tel Aviv

Amazing sand sculptures in Tel Aviv

From Hansel & Gretel to Pinocchio and Peter Pan, the who’s who of children’s fairy tales is taking part in a new exhibit at the Eretz Israel Museum in Tel Aviv. It’s being dubbed as a family-oriented exhibit . . …

Glenn Beck reinforces Israeli lawmakers

Visiting American talk show host Glenn Beck addressed Israeli lawmakers in the Knesset about his indisputable support for Israel. Speaking to the Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs Committee, Beck said the lawmakers should “stop playing the game” of mainstream media. …

Bollywood scouts Israeli locations

India’s top film industry leaders are in Israel this week to explore joint ventures and scout location sites. The nine Bollywood moguls include the heads of some of India’s largest and most lucrative film and television companies. Their visit coincides …

Israeli aid to South Sudan

As the international community watched the birth of its newest nation, South Sudan, the Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid (IsraAID) has taken the lead in organizing much needed supplies to what is said to be one of the poorest …

US university presidents visit Israel

A group of university presidents from across the United States are now in Israel to enhance bilateral academic cooperation. The 17-member delegation will also get an up close view of the complex issues facing the region. Taking part in the …

Cinnabon makes Aliya

The American chain Cinnabon is making aliya. The famous hot-out-of-the-oven cinnamon rolls will go on sale in Tel Aviv at the end of the month. It’s no secret that Israelis love their pastries. And Ronen Sorinov, one of the owners …

Israeli violinist shares top finish

Israeli violinist Itamar Zorman and Russian violinist Sergey Dogadin shared a second place finish at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia – in a category that had no winner. Judges of the the quadrennial contest declined to award a gold …

Weizmann best place to work

The Weizmann Institute of Science has once again been named “best place to work in academia” in The Scientist magazine’s annual survey. Weizmann is the only Israeli research center on the magazine’s Top 10 international academic institutions. The Rehovot institute …

Peer pressure alters memories

Do you remember when…? According to a new Israeli-British study, what you remember could depend on peer pressure. Micah Edelson, a PhD student, and Professor Yadin Dudai at the Weizmann Institute of Science together with scientists from University College London …

Int’l puppet festival kicks off

Summer is here and that means it’s time for the International Puppet Theater and Film Festival in Holon. ‘The Fisherman and the Golden Fish’ will premiere at the International Puppet Theater and Film Festival in Holon. Kicking off July 21 …