Camping in Israel

Sleeping on the ground during Passover has become a rite of passage.




A turtle named Freedom swims again

Israeli industrial design student keeps disabled turtle afloat with a revolutionary artificial flipper.




Israel Festival – the beating heart of Jerusalem culture

Gérard Depardieu and Anouk Aimée lead the international guest list at this summer’s premier cultural happening.




It’s kayak season in Israel!

Find out why this ISRAEL21c writer’s kids gave two thumbs-up to their great family adventure paddling down rivers in the Upper Galilee.




Giant gourds tip scale at 40 kilos

Israeli farmers in the Arava Desert plan to add color to your plate with new varieties of pumpkins and peppers.




Traveling Israel by video

From Benjamin Millepied’s Dead Sea landscapes to tourists running the roofs of the country, amazing new videos show Israel at its best.




Star-studded event seen in Israeli skies

A star plays a rare game of ‘hide-and-seek,’ and it was visible from nowhere but the Wise Observatory in the Negev.




ISRAEL21c joins the UN Day of Happiness

We took a camera to the streets of Tel Aviv to film our own version of Pharrell Williams’ song ‘Happy.’ The successful result led to an invitation from the United Nations.




Ototo, revolutionizing public transportation

Not just the ‘Waze of buses,’ this Israeli app seeks to make the world’s bus and train systems better, faster and more responsive to commuters’ needs.




Purim party time!

For Israeli kids, Purim isn’t just one day of dressing up in costume. It’s a weeklong extravaganza of fun, food and parades.