A Nostalgic New Year

A selection of Shana Tova e-cards with images from years gone by. There’s one to fit every need.

Jerusalem Nature Museum

In the heart of Jerusalem’s German Colony sits a 19th century Turkish mansion turned British officer’s club turned Nature Museum whose collection presents wildlife of Israel, past and present — and that includes the dinosaur sculptures.

Mitz Paz – The National Drink

Never mind the taste – if you’re truly Israeli, you love Mitz Paz, the only beverage still around from the days before the establishment of the State of Israel.

Jacky Where Is It?

The 13th annual Animix Festival is honoring Joshua “Jacky” Jackson for his lifetime achievement: keeping Israeli kids on their toes with his weekly cartoon brainteaser.

WEIZAC – The First Israeli Computer

A new video made with support by Google pays homage to WEIZAC, Israel’s first computer – and that which launched Israel into the information age.

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.