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“I work on the seam between the content and the attraction,” says entertainment technology developer Ofer Yardeni.As a 21-year-old who had just completed his service in the Israel Defense Forces, Ori Yardeni, born and raised in Israel, gazed at the …

A “Fox” of fashion

Everywhere you go around Israel, you are likely to meet people wearing Fox clothes – including actors Yael Bar-Zohar and Yehuda Levy.Israel doesn’t have the Gap, Old Navy, or Banana Republic. Instead, when it comes to shopping for casual and …

A hero to a tee

Zohar Sharon: “I have a sniper’s sense of direction. With golf, it’s a matter of training and iron will. I live on this golf course. It’s my life.”Just over two and a half years ago, Zohar Sharon barely knew the …

Soul on ice

Regarding her three hour daily workouts, Tamar Katz says, “It’s hard work, but when I’m on the ice, time flies.” (Photo: George Javor)Tamar Katz is already media savvy, offering a short biography at the beginning of an interview. “I’m 14 …

Not just a candle in the wind

14-year-old Israeli singer Liel Kolet shares a stage with former U.S. president Bill Clinton while singing a rendition of “Imagine” at the 80th birthday party of Shimon Peres in Tel Aviv last week.Fourteen-year old Liel Kolet could easily be mistaken …

When night is day

Dr. David Jacobs works at his office in Efrat: After a good night’s sleep, I am wide awake when I read scans, x-rays, and MRIs that were done during the night in the United States. At the crack of dawn …

‘His example will serve as an inspiration’

The heartrending story of Dr. David Applebaum, and his daughter Nava, who lost their lives sharing a moment together in Café Hillel in Jerusalem on the eve of her wedding, is a story that will not soon be forgotten. But …

Champions of academic freedom

Dr. Andrew Marks: I felt the best way to combat the boycott of Israeli academics was to do something positive.Dr. Andrew R. Marks of New York is a very busy man. He is Chair of the Department of Physiology and …