A world champion at age eight

A world champion at age eight

Last year, he came second in the World Championship for remote control helicopter pilots. Now, aged nine, Israeli Alon Barak is going for the title again. The 3D Masters contest for remote control helicopter pilots takes place in Spain this …

Israeli and Palestinian kids make music together

Israeli and Palestinian kids make music together

For some Jewish and Arab children music is proving to be the path to peace, as they join forces to create a unique music video exploring the message of coexistence. Israeli and Palestinian children from the Windows of Peace program …

Celebrating Israel’s musical roots

Celebrating Israel’s musical roots

Twelve of Israel’s top ethnic musicians are working together to bring the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic roots of Israeli music back to life in the Debka Fantasia. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHjVYodZE7Q As a child living in Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee, Israeli musician Yisrael …

Finding fame in unlikely places [Video]

Finding fame in unlikely places [Video]

For Israeli musician, Oren Lavie, persistence is paying off. After failing to achieve the fame he was looking for in Europe, he found unexpected interest in the United States. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrIJaW3Yvsw Today he lives in Los Angeles, and his music was …

From the catwalk to MTV

From the catwalk to MTV

Israeli Amiram Eini made his name as a top international model, now he intends to make it big as a musician with his band, Amiram Inc.     After a successful career in modeling, 35-year-old Israeli-Norweigan Amiram Eini decided he …

Israel fashion designer looks to social networking

Israel fashion designer looks to social networking

Israeli designer Mirit Weinstock launched her fashion line five years ago. She now has sales worldwide and has created an innovative marketing concept using social networking. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86UhZZsvsPw Most fashion designers look to other designers for inspiration, but Israeli fashion designer …

Let’s get our models healthy

Let’s get our models healthy

Adi Barkan, Israeli fashion photographer and agent creates SIMPLY U, to foster a new cadre of healthy models to work in the industry. When a model collapsed in his arms and later died of anorexia, it woke Israeli fashion photographer …

Throwing a Frisbee for Middle East Peace

Throwing a Frisbee for Middle East Peace

A group of 20 Ultimate Frisbee assistant coaches flew in from the US to take part in the first peacemaking event in Tel Aviv. Ultimate Peace is the brainchild of US conflict consultant Dr. David Barkan and Israeli engineer Dor …