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Ethiopian Israeli art has arrived

‘Word goes out that this is avant garde art that you can’t find anywhere else,’ said Michael Jankelowitz, spokesperson of the Jewish Agency for Israel.From the Israel Museum in Jerusalem to the Museum of the Negev in Beersheva; from the …

Israel’s Mr. Incredible

Animation whiz Alex Orrelle in front of a colleague-autopgraphed poster of Mr. Incredible – I have all the confidence that the animation industry in Israel is going to grow. Alex Orrelle couldn’t believe his ears when, 26 years ago, his …

Israel’s rich multi-culturalism sings out in America

The Yemin Orde band – consisting of Israeli youth originally from Ethiopia, Brazil, the Ukraine, France, Georgia and Russia.The Yemin Orde Wingate Youth Village, located in the Carmel Mountains near Haifa in northern Israel, is a truly unique place. Founded …

Israeli hip hop set to rhyme in the U.S.

Hadag Nahash is bringing their mix of socially relevant hip hop to American audiences.Hip hop has taken Israel by a storm with artists like Subliminal and Mook E creating a unique blend of the American-born rhythms and Israeli-bred social commentary. …

The Israeli film dreams of Joseph

Black is always in fashion in Tel Aviv, especially at the cafe’ in the Cinematheque, but Joseph Cedar’s black kippa is a little unusual.  The 36-year-old writer/director, whose latest movie, Campfire, just opened in Israel, has come to the Cinematheque …

The headline

Have and have-nots meant food, healthcare, ed?n. Now there is another dimension: Digital divide?world being divided into those who have access to computers, Net..and those who don?t. In effort to bridge divide, Israel ?UNIsrael is assuming leadership role / becoming …

Israeli athletes strike gold at World Paralympic Games

A small country like Israel does not have an easy time fielding a group of athletes that can compete in international events. But despite a tiny population pool and minimal resources and funding, the 2004 Israeli Olympic team still walked away with the gold when windsurfer Gal Fridman topped the competition in Athens.

Madonna goes to the source of Kabbalah – Israel

Madonna joins other Kabbalah students at a lecture in Tel Aviv on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of the Kabbalah Center).When thousands of Kabbalah enthusiasts – including American icon Madonna – wanted to learn more about the mystical Jewish texts, they decided …