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Israeli youth make a ‘Personal Commitment’ to society

‘The Personal Commitment program is about getting the students to relate to the social needs of their community and to promote their social involvement.’The first time Israeli teenager Rotem Dolev, 16, arrived at the social club for blind adults near …

An Israeli field of dreams

Dan Duquette, who is organizing the Israel professional baseball tryouts, served as general manager of both the Montreal Expos and the Boston Red Sox.More than 60 self-styled athletic studs hoping to play professional baseball in Israel came out on November …

Israeli rockers to light up NY indie showcase

Ex-Lion Tamer guiratist Zoe Polanski on playing in the US – It’s fun and a good place to be.The CMJ Music Marathon – the American independent rock music annual showcase in New York City – is going to have an …

Real life hoop dreams for Israel’s Gaza evacuees

Home Game chronicles daily life before and during the evacuation of the 30-year-old farming community of Netzer Hazani, in the southern Gush Katif settlement bloc, as its teenage basketball players prepared for a tournament.While media coverage of Israel’s evacuation of …

Israeli Sci Fi and fantasy fans get beamed up

Displayers and attendees at the ICON Festival – ‘You can just start talking to people’.Whether their taste was Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, or just good old aliens, there was something for every Sci Fi fan at the tenth ICON Festival …