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Moshe Hogeg presenting Mobli. Photo courtesy of Holatelcel

‘Mr. Mosquito’ makes his mark

Margalith’s breakthrough achievement was his discovery of Bti – a naturally occurring bacteria that is lethal to mosquitoes and black flies.Some people might not view the nickname ‘Mr. Mosquito’ as particularly flattering. But for Professor Yoel Margalith, known by that …

MTV wants their Israelis

It’s Becky Griffin’s turn to capture the attention of the millions of European youngsters (including more than 1.3 million in Israel) who tune everyday to watch MTV.Israel’s newest, and perhaps biggest, musical export is a lithe, 25-year old American immigrant …

From soccer hero to deputy mayor

Rifat Turk is used to being the first.The beloved former soccer star was both the first Israeli Arab to play on Israel’s national team, and the first Israeli Arab to represent Israel in the Olympics in Montreal in 1976. But …

Israeli supermodel is the talk of London

19-year old Havi Mond: I like the idea of being a supermodel… but I won’t be disappointed if it doesn’t work out. (Photo: Andrew Crowley)The sleepy town of Safed in northern Israel is known for its religious community and spiritual …