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Atamna-Ismaeel reacting to her win. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Noa – still searching for another way

The Israeli singer-songwriter and peace activist performs all over the world, often with her Israeli-Arab duet partner, Mira Awad. Photo by Michal Fattal/Flash90 Ahinoam Nini (Noa) performing in Jerusalem. Love and peace aren’t just slogans from the faded 1960s. They …

The conductor who teaches business management

Israeli maestro Itay Talgam uses musical principles to foster harmony in boardrooms, courtrooms and classrooms worldwide. http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/itay_talgam_lead_like_the_great_conductors.html By translating the language of music into the language of the workplace, Israeli conductor Itay Talgam has carved a niche for himself as …

The man behind the Israel Museum

He’s one of the art world’s most influential personalities, and in his 15-year tenure James Snyder has put the Israel Museum on the international map. Photo by David Rubinger “I’m an institution person,” James Snyder, director of the Israel Museum. …

Design books that ignite the imagination

Orly Robinson’s lushly photo-illustrated design books are already best-sellers in Israel. Now she’s planning to move into the foreign market. Design is in my blood – Orly Robinson, author of 10 interior design books. “One of the most powerful memories …