AKA Bevingrad – the new Shlomzion Square

Participants in the festivities at Jerusalem’s new city square at the axis of Shlomzion HaMalka, Ben Sira and HaMelech Shlomo Streets may have no idea that this was once the location of the British army and police HQ, a battlefield and a border.




From Bamba With Love

With a consistent 25% market share, Bamba is Israel’s best-loved snack food. What accounts for its popularity? Good marketing and a peanut coating, for starters. And then there’s those health benefits…




Israel Sign Language Makes Itself Heard

A visit to the Nalagaat Arts Center for the deaf proves that although Israel Sign Language for the deaf is still a young language, it is rich in Jewish and Israeli tradition, history — and humor.




Postal Vehicles in Eretz Israel

The Israel Postal Company recently issued a stamp set depicting the evolution of postal vehicles in the Land of Israel but there’s much more to the complicated history of package delivery in this region.




A shot in the arm for the School of Pharmacy

Hebrew University’s School of Pharmacy celebrated 60 years of activity with memories, memorabilia, mementos and a look forward to the establishment of a new Center for Pediatric Therapeutic and Pharmaceutical Research.




Train World at the Jerusalem Railway

A unique exhibition at the newly refurbished Jerusalem Railway Station features rare model trains, from antique to modern, steam to electric.




Alfons Himmelreich, Tel Aviv Modernist

Photographer Alfons Himmelreich found beauty in all aspects of modern Israel: industry, agriculture, dance and night in the newly built city of Tel Aviv.




Dry Bones at 40

Yaakov Kirschen, creator of Israel’s longest-running comic strip — four decades and going strong — was honored by the Israel Cartoonists Association (ICA) at Animix, the Festival for Animation, Comics and Caricature which took place in Arad last week.




Footballers in the open market

A unique outdoor photography exhibit presents us with the opportunity to see how Israel’s greatest football stars looked when they were in their prime.




Vintage Advertising

A new exhibition presents images from Israel of the 1960s in advertising, fashion, photography and industrial and commercial design.