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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 …

Design your home on-line

CmyCasa software uses 3-D and animation tools to take care of the visualizing for you on-line, as you design and furnish your home.   CmyCasa helps users select furniture and design features for their homes online, without having to lay …

Vidgets may transform your on-line viewing experience

To the delight of marketers, advertisers, and content providers worldwide, Israeli start-up AttracTV has developed ‘vidgets’ – an interactive application platform for on-line TV viewing.   Turning TV into an active pastime: AttracTV founders Tsachi Sofer (on the left), and …

Is there a mermaid in Kiryat Yam?

Is there a mermaid in Kiryat Yam?

After several Kiryat Yam residents reported seeing a mermaid, the mayor of the quiet working class town has offered a $1 million reward to anyone with unshakeable proof of her existence. There were always rumors about mermaids in the northern …

Good news for control freaks

An Israeli researcher suggests that with a marathon mindset we can avoid burnout in the workplace and stay at the top of our game.   Photo courtesy of Roni Schutzer/Flash90. If employees think like a marathon runner in the workplace, …

Israel’s PopLove is upcycled, sustainable fashion

An Israeli-Canadian fashion duo creates new clothes from old, but the garments are a cut above the pieces from which they originate.   Husband and wife team, Andrea Hughes and Shai Wallach are creating unique new fashions from recycled clothes. …

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, …