Horse Race Betting Comes to Israel

Toto, the Israel Sports Betting Board, last week opened the gate to horse race betting in Israel, in keeping with a long tradition from Roman times.

Free Wheel bike exhibit in Holon

The Design Museum Holon examines 200 years of bicycle design and cycling culture — including some long-lost “Blue & White” brands from 1950s Israel — and on through the latest 21st century innovations.

Abram Games In His Own Way – In Israel

A new exhibition at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design presents graphic works by Abram Games — one of the UK’s most influential designers — including his designs for Israel.

Jerusalem Knights Festival

Let’s get Medieval! Jerusalem’s Old City looks back a mere 1000 years with a fun-filled family festival inspired by the Middle Ages.

Menachem Begin Celebrated in Google Virtual Exhibit

The exhibit is part of an initiative between the Google Cultural Institute and the Begin Center, whose collection will now be available everywhere via the Internet.

Jerusalem March – then and now

The annual Jerusalem March has grown with each successive year since it was established in 1955. This year, 60,000 marchers of all denominations, professions and abilities are expected to make the climb.

Lovin’ the lulav

It’s palm-tastic! This year, 700,000 locally grown lulavs were supplied in time for the Sukkot holiday and the KKL-JNF has set up palm branch distribution centers at forests around the country.

Yom Kippur War 40 Years On – Lessons Learned

The 40th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War is being commemorated by Israel’s defense establishment in a reflective manner with discussions, research and self-examination.

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.