Cheers! A wine that’s good for you [video]

It is pomegranate season in Israel, and ISRAEL21c takes a look at a winery in the north that is one of very few worldwide making pomegranate wines. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42AtmD5RlwU At Rosh Hashana (the Jewish new year), the fruit of choice is …

A soap story [video]

A soap story [video]

Founded as a family business in Israel, Sabon has grown to become an international chain of specialty stores for soap and other personal care products.   They may have originated in Israel, but today Sabon soap stores are doing brisk …

Israeli musicians take on New York [video]

Israeli musicians take on New York [video]

Both established Israeli musicians such as Idan Raichel and newcomers like Efrat Gosh are finding success with diverse audiences abroad, even in fiercely competitive New York.   Israeli music is evoking a strong positive response in New York and other …

Science on the train [video]

Science on the train [video]

An Israeli university is taking a new approach to learning by treating passengers traveling on the Israel Rail Service to a series of lectures by the institution’s top scientists.   This year, Israelis who opt to travel by train are …

Performance art makes its Israeli comeback [Video]

Performance art makes its Israeli comeback [Video]

With nine Israeli performance artists invited to the Performance Art Biennial in New York, it’s clear that this genre is back in town.   Nine Israeli artists were selected to participate in last years’ Performance Art Bienniel in the US, …

Galilee moms come together for peace [Video]

Galilee moms come together for peace [Video]

For a group of Jewish, Christian, Druse and Moslem mothers living in Israel’s Galilee region, peace starts in the home.   They started out trading recipes and home secrets – nothing unusual in a group of moms getting together to …

Sculpting light to illuminate [Video]

Sculpting light to illuminate [Video]

Ayala Serfaty takes art and function to a whole new level with strange, luminous designs that are lighting up hotels and museums worldwide.   Many artists use the play of light in their artwork, but Ayala Serfaty of Aqua Creations …

A wine with benefits [Video]

A wine with benefits [Video]

If you’re looking for a healthy tipple, look no further than the Rimon Winery, which is using pomegranates to make a wine famed for both flavor and its health properties.   Israel’s northern Galilee region is home to many a …

Giving voice to peace [Video]

Giving voice to peace [Video]

A Jaffa youth choir that combines the voices of Jewish and Arabs girls isn’t just sharing its message of coexistence, it’s practicing it out loud.   A group of pre-teen and teenage girls in Jaffa is proving to their societies, …

Electronic music for the soul [Video]

Electronic music for the soul [Video]

Israeli band J.Viewz has created a brand new fusion of electronic music and soul-moving musical elements that’s being embraced in New York and all over the US.   Israeli band J.Viewz, founded by producer Jonathan Dagan, has taken its success …