On a Jewish prayer and an Arab melody

The Yedid Trio in action – ‘It’s a homage to both Arab and Jewish culture.’ A Jewish prayer and an Arab melody are not typically found in the same piece of music. But Yitzhak Yedid and his new trio are …

The man who heals the victims of violence

Dr. Amal Khoury: At Hadassah no one notices or cares what you are. The staff are like one large family.If you ever got mangled in a car crash, you’d want someone like Amal Khoury to put you back together again. …

Israeli ice hockey makes tracks

Israel’s junior hockey team players ‘love the action and speed of the game.’It could be a rink anywhere in North America. The kids, in their hockey gear, scramble onto the ice and begin practice. They’ve got a former NHL coach …

Israel sends doctors, supplies to aid tsunami victims

Israeli soldiers gather supplies to be sent to victims of the disaster in Sri Lanka. (Photo: IDF Spokesman)Israeli doctors were among the first foreign medical personnel to reach Sri Lanka in the aftermath of Sunday’s devastating tsunami that left thousands …