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Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Israeli idol’

Danny Weissfeld shares a moment with Kelly Clarkson during their current US tour. Kelly Clarkson may be in the spotlight, but the winner of the 2002 American Idol contest who has been launched into an overnight pop superstar boasts a …

On a Jewish prayer and an Arab melody

The Yedid Trio in action – ‘It’s a homage to both Arab and Jewish culture.’ A Jewish prayer and an Arab melody are not typically found in the same piece of music. But Yitzhak Yedid and his new trio are …

Looking on the other side of hatred

Peace Child, an Arab-Jewish coexistence theater troupe will be travelling to the US in January to perform On the Other Side for school audiences.”We don’t care about politics; we just like each other,” says Shira, a cheerful brunette and 8th …

Games people play – for peace

“Master Peace” is a game that was designed with the goal of promoting creative communication and active listening.Working toward intercultural understanding and world peace may seem like serious business, but to Tamar Meshulam, it’s a game.Not just any game, however, …

Israeli project connects the performing and the video arts

Members of the dance troupe TipaPupa perform at the Jerusalem Center for Performing Arts.Down the road from the imposing walls of Jerusalem’s Old City that inspired artists for centuries, sits the Jerusalem Center for Performing Arts. It’s a one-of-a-kind project …

An Israeli version of a gourmet treat

The Israeli researchers were able to speed up the fertility stage in which the female sturgeon produced the eggs from which the caviar is made.Forget the gefilte fish – bring on the caviar with the Made in Israel tag. For …