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Israeli coffee culture goes global

Israeli coffee culture goes global

Israel may be best known for its high tech exports, but for the past few years the nation’s highly successful Aroma chain has been exporting its distinctive coffee culture.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C296u0bg2dM Move over Starbucks, there’s a new competitor on the …

YouTube top 10

Last year we produced about 180 video features and Faces of Israel on our YouTube site, which is growing rapidly in popularity and has already hit over one million views. We are the number one most viewed non-profit from Israel …

Israel’s Infected Mushroom

Israel’s Infected Mushroom

When people think of Israel they don’t think of psychedelic trance, but DJ duo, Infected Mushroom is changing all that, winning top ratings on DJ lists, and selling albums worldwide.   The Israeli DJ duo Infected Mushroom are credited with …

Israeli software puts a supermarket in your computer

A revolution in meal planning and food shopping is about to take place in your computer – homemakers have never had it so good.   Israeli company Recipping aims to save supermarket shoppers both time and money. There’s fun shopping, …

In pictures: Israel celebrates the holidays

Whether you celebrate Hannukah or Christmas, December in Israel is a time to make merry. Find out more in our photo story. Israel is a cultural mosaic, and at no time is that more obvious than in December, when Jews …

The thin line between love and hate

An Israeli researcher has discovered that the love hormone oxytocin, which controls trust and empathy, also affects antisocial feelings.   The hormone oxytocin can also have an impact on feelings of jealousy and gloating, not just on positive emotions like …

First time smells are never forgotten

An Israeli researcher has discovered that first-time smells leave an indelible mark on the brain.   We all know that a smell can instantly transport us back to childhood or evoke pleasant or unpleasant memories, but now researchers in Israel …