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Tel Aviv among world’s ‘most creative cities’

Tel Aviv has once again snagged an international honor – this time as one of the world’s most creative cities. Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper lists the White City together with London, Sydney, Stockholm and Shanghai as global centers of …

Spicy Way takes Germany by storm

Following a successful franchising out to the UK, the Israeli company, Spicy Way, is now set on taking the German market by storm. While it may sound absurd that an Israeli company would sell tea to the English, that’s exactly …

Is 2012 the year of Higgs?

Physicists around the world are wondering if 2012 will mark the end of a more than 40-year search for the Higgs boson. This, in the wake of an announcement by researchers at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), that they found …

TAU: Modern man emerged out of hunger

Researchers at Tel Aviv University say modern humans appeared in Israel 400,000 years ago — 200,000 years earlier than previously thought – as a result of the disappearance of elephant meat. In their paper, Man the Fat Hunter – the …

HU: Use tobacco to fight malaria

Hebrew University of Jerusalem scientists have come up with a novel technology for manufacturing an anti-malaria drug in tobacco. Professor Alexander Vainstein — from the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment at the HU– and his graduate …

Netanyahu makes ‘world’s smartest’ list

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is among the world’s smartest people, according to a report on Business Insider. Looking back at the year 2011, the popular business news website chose to sum up the year with a listing called “The …

Second Temple seal found in Jerusalem dig

Israeli archaeologists have announced the discovery of a rare clay seal – likely used to certify the purity of ritual objects used in the Second Temple – at an excavation site under the Old City of Jerusalem. The coin-sized seal, …

Israeli hotel wins major tourism prize

Israeli hotel wins major tourism prize

With holiday season at a peak, deciding where to stay tends to depend on occupancy. But if you’re planning a trip to Israel off-season, then keep the Fauzi Azar Inn in Nazareth on your checklist. This 200 year-old Arab mansion-turned-guesthouse …