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Moshe Hogeg presenting Mobli. Photo courtesy of Holatelcel
From the old Middle East to the modern world

From the old Middle East to the modern world

Israeli composer Avner Dorman, a rising star on the international modern classical music scene, is about to premiere his work Spices, Perfumes, Toxins! in the US with percussion duo PercaDu. (Photo credit: RR Jones) Modern classical music may be a …

Hiking Israel for a better world

Hiking Israel for a better world

David Sussman (left) and Bradley Cohen: Aiming to raise funds to help underprivileged children by hiking from one tip of Israel, to the other.It’s a familiar plot in most every coming-of-age story about a young man: he leaves home in …

Meet Israel’s father of data compression

Jacob Ziv was one of those boys who endlessly tinkers with circuits and gadgets. Instead of outgrowing that childhood curiosity, he channeled it into a career that changed the course of world communication and earned him a passel of major …

The Israeli who flies with the birds

When US Airways Flight 1549 made an emergency river landing almost two weeks ago after a collision with Canada geese disabled the plane’s engines, people across the world marveled at the pilot’s prowess in getting all 155 passengers to safety.

Engineering is what counts, even in society

“For any product, knowing what you want it to do – and understanding how it is going to be used – is the key,” Dr. Amir Ziv-Av, of Ziv-Av Engineering. Ensuring security among big crowds, the ones that frequent stadiums, …

Israel’s Crew 972 is animated about cartoons

Israel’s Crew 972 is animated about cartoons

Hollywood is the center of the film industry in the West, Bollywood its center in the East. But where is the capital of Toontown? If Crew 972 has anything to say about it, Tel Aviv will be the world center …