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Prize-winning patience and love

With deep empathy for those who live in anticipation of “the next bad thing,” Rosa Naveh treats psycho trauma with tender loving care.   Rosa Naveh with The Emotional House in Sderot, a quilt composed of patches depicting houses, made …

Your next guitar could be a Budagov

A veteran Israeli guitarist is producing an instrument that is proudly joining the Fenders and Gibsons in music stores worldwide.   Cheaper than brand name guitars, Shmuel Budagov doesn’t scrimp on quality, making his guitars, the guitars of choice for …

Mending military minds

Israeli-American psychologist Dr. Edna Foa, honored by Time Magazine as one of the most influential people in 2010, is healing traumatized war veterans in the US and Israel.   Photo by Pierre Terdjman/Flash90. Dr. Edna Foa teaches the Israeli military …

Dancing disorders away

Pioneering dancer-turned-occupational therapist Dido Green has moved from England to Tel Aviv, where she develops new-age methods to treat childhood motor disorders.   Setting up a laboratory: Dido Green, of Tel Aviv University. Dido Green has lately planted her wandering, …

Tel Aviv chef is a rising star [video]

Tel Aviv chef is a rising star [video]

Chosen by Food and Wine magazine as the world’s top “Rising Star Chef”, Yonatan Roshfeld’s Tapas Echad, is one more reason for Tel Aviv’s growing prominence on the global culinary map. Yonatan Roshfeld says he took “big risks” and put …

Creating a better future through art

Doron Polak pairs the works of Jewish and Arab Israeli artists and takes them on the road in international seminars for schoolchildren and adults.   Photo by Michael Lazar. The “Divine in tent” for the Venice Biennale in 2007. Doron …

‘Zero knowledge’ keeps your secrets safe

Intrigued by topics that touch on mathematics, computer science, physics and neuroscience, Israel’s Prof. Shafrira Goldwasser has made far-reaching contributions to keeping your data safe on-line.   Making the Internet safe for ecommerce: Prof. Shafrira Goldwasser. If you feel secure …

What does the future hold in store?

Another term for Obama, 10 more years of recession… these are just a few of the predictions by Israeli futurist Prof. David Passig, whose clients range from Fortune 500 companies to unnamed government bodies.   Futurist Prof. David Passig, who …

A new spin on the battery span of mobile devices

An Israeli researcher is working in the spintronics field of nanotech to make existing batteries last 10 times longer and existing processers work 10 times faster.   Photo courtesy of Nati Shohat/Flash90. Today, laptop users are normally tethered to an …