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Moshe Hogeg presenting Mobli. Photo courtesy of Holatelcel

Disabled Israeli athlete takes on Paris-Dakar rally

It’s been a long, winding road that has taken 39-year-old Israeli extreme athlete Dror Cohen from combat planes to a wheelchair to the 2008 Paris-Dakar Rally, the world’s toughest off-road race. By his own admission, Cohen has been a daredevil …

Photographer Adi Nes connects ancient and modern Israel

Adi Nes’s portrait of Abraham and Isaac – ‘Many fathers sacrifice their sons for the army – this process is recycled over and over again for the ideals of this country.’Adi Nes stares ahead, his thick eyebrows pensive and drooping, …

An Israeli flower among the ‘Weeds’

‘I loved bringing a character to life that wasn’t an Israeli cliche’ – Meital Dohan. (Photo: Randy Tepper/Showtime)When the hit American cable show Weeds introduced the character of Yael Hoffman – a sexy, provocative Israeli rabbinic school administrator – the …

A rose is just a rose, except when it’s from Israel

Myron Sofer and Miriam Klein – ‘We’re obsessive about delivery. We track every single order until it’s marked delivered.’It was 1998, and time was running out for Myron Sofer and Miriam Klein, the husband and wife owners of Israel Rose, …

Israeli lighting master takes center stage

I have always been intrigued by the power of light – Danny Redler in his museum.There is only one stage lighting museum in the world and it’s in Israel. The Power of Light Compulite-Danor Stage Lighting Museum (named after the …