Perfect harmony at the Abu Gosh music festival

The Abu Gosh Vocal Music Festival, with top musicians performing in acoustically superior venues, strikes a chord among all Israelis – Jewish, Muslim and Christian. Abu Gosh boasts some of the best acoustic venues in the country – most of …

Salt therapy is like a breath of fresh air

A father’s search to cure his son’s ear infections led to an Israeli salt therapy chain that’s poised to breathe salt into American air, too.   Salt rooms are used to treat both children and adults suffering a range of …

Double-check that DNA

An Israeli life science firm proves that DNA does not indisputably tie suspects to a crime scene after all, and develops a test to authenticate it. Until just a few weeks ago, DNA evidence was considered by legal and judicial …

Israel closes schooling gaps, US-style

A US system that is closing ethnically related social and economic gaps through schools at an unprecedented rate will soon be working its magic in Israel. Work hard. Be nice. Sounds like the advice your mother might give you when …

Bringing understanding to New York’s dance fans

Israeli choreographer Zvi Gotheiner was 17-years-old when he first decided to become a dancer. In 1989 he set up his own dance company in New York and has been wowing US and international audiences ever since. This summer, Israel-born choreographer …

Israeli photographer captures New York’s attention

“I feel like a different person, a more confident person, when I am behind the camera,” photographer Michal Chelbin.When Haifa-born Michal Chelbin, 34, sent in a collection of her photos to the Aperture Foundation in New York City two years …

American vets for Israel pass torch to new generation

Hundreds of American volunteers endangered their lives, and their US citizenship by fighting alongside Israel in 1948.”I remember a time when our members used to pack this hall to capacity,” says Arthur Bernstein, former chairman of American Veterans for Israel …

America celebrates Israel’s 60th

Events in New York to celebrate Israel’s 60th anniversary kicked off with a concert at Radio City Music Hall.Israel’s 60th Independence Day may have come and gone, but in the US the merrymaking is far from over. Politicians, community organizations, …

Tevel unites US angels with Israeli start-ups

Oren Fuerst: “The more Israeli companies we can help, the happier we will be.”When Udi Gordon, co-founder and CEO of Misgav-based Virtual Ports, began his search for investors in order to bring his medical technology company’s two FDA-approved surgical devices …