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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 …

Laying down the groundwork for mental health

‘I’m not only looking at what produces diseases, but at the other side of the equation – what are the social aspects that are a result of the disease.’ – Julie Cwikel.The first time Julie Cwikel heard the term ‘social …

Meet Israel’s ‘winning’ guru – Yehuda Shinar

Yehuda Shinar (center) gives tips to members of Scotland’s rugby squad. (Photo: Phil Wilkinson/ Scotsman Publications Ltd)”You’re lucky you caught me here. I’m leaving in the morning for London,” said Yehuda Shinar. “Lately, I’ve only been coming back to Israel …

From Israel to the South Pole

Dr. Hagar Landsman at the South Pole – Thanks to the scientific challenges, I am overcoming the difficulties.Israeli physicist Dr. Hagar Landsman has gone from the cold winters of Wisconsin to the colder winters of Antarctica. The graduate of the …

Israel’s alpha female

Galia Albin is one grandmother who isn’t spending afternoons knitting booties, baking cookies or changing diapers. Instead, she’s running to television studios for tapings, representing Israel at international business forums and wielding influence on Israeli policymakers. She is one of …

Israel’s Mor Meluka rides a wave of surfing success

There may not always be strong waves on Israel’s Mediterranean shore, and sometimes there are no waves at all. But that hasn’t stopped 20-year-old Mor Meluka from becoming the first Israeli surfer to compete in the trials for the upcoming …

Rami Meiri – from Israel with love

Rami Meiri – from Israel with love

One of Meiri’s early murals in Tel Aviv – ‘Tel Aviv needed some beauty and I needed the exposure.’Rami Meiri is tired. The Israeli artist spent the weekend applying his signature outdoor mural style to post-war Kiryat Shmona on the …