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Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne in Israel

Photo by Sasson Tiram Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne visit tourist sites in Jerusalem. On Sunday evening, a private plane brought legendary British heavy metal rocker and former Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne, accompanied by his wife and personal manager …

Alternative theater thrives in Acre

The 31st Acre Festival of Alternative Theater seeks to suggest new theatrical languages for familiar themes or to examine them in a completely different way. The four-day festival (September 26 to 29) offers plays, music, dance, street theater and guest …

Bank of Israel governor among Top Ten

Once again, Bank of Israel Governor Prof. Stanley Fischer was named as one of the world’s top ten central bank chiefs in Global Finance magazine’s annual Central Banker Report Card. Fischer was given an ‘A’ grade along with colleagues Durmus …

Racing for the cure

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as the charity Susan Komen for the Cure comes to Israel for the first time for a series of events, ISRAEL21c takes a look at some of the groundbreaking research being carried out …

7000 Christians celebrate in Jerusalem

As many as 7,000 Christians, including the heads of Evangelical Christian communities, are in Israel to celebrate the Christian Feast of Tabernacles from September 23 to 29, which roughly coincides with the Jewish festival of Succot. The local Feast of …

Peres Center marks Int’l Day of Peace

Jewish, Arab and Palestinian children form a peace sign together to mark the International Day of Peace outside the Peres Center for Peace on Jaffa beach, on September 21. The Peres Center for Peace marked the International Day of Peace …

You gotta hear this!

Everyone likes to hear a good story and there will be great tales, anecdotes and monologues at the 17th annual Storytelling Festival at the Givatayim Theater in Givatayim, just east of Tel Aviv, from tomorrow through September 30. This year’s …

China receives Start-Up Nation author

Saul Singer, co-author of the top-selling Start-Up Nation along with Dan Senor, has just returned from China, having been invited to the World Economic Forum’s fourth summer DAVOS in Tianjin, near Beijing. While there, Singer gave numerous interviews and participated …

Israel and Poland mark 20 years of ties

This year marks 20 years of bilateral relations between Israel and Poland, and the Israel Council on Foreign Relations and the Polish Institute of International Affairs are marking the anniversary with a Polish-Israeli Foreign Policy Conference in Jerusalem, being held …

Haitian kids get heart surgery in Israel

Three children from Haiti arrived at Israel’s Wolfson Medical Center this week for lifesaving heart surgery from the Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) project. Darensky Jean Francois (3), Jacqueline Senatus (2) and Stephanie Anne-Elisabeth Bercy (13) from Haiti at the …