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Israeli teacher gets the stamp of approval

Keren Or Lalo has two key assets needed to succeed in business – ideas and drive. The former teacher has morphed into a budding entrepreneur leveraging her love for math into three “nifty” sets of rubber stamps with the basic …

Israel’s Delivery Woman [VIDEO]

TransPharma CEO Daphna Heffetz on a $35 million deal with Eli Lilly, building the next blockbuster company, and fulfilling a lifelong ambition to commercialize Israeli R&D.   There are few things that make Prof. Daphna Heffetz, CEO of pharmaceutical start-up …

Israel’s Dancing Camel is high on beer [VIDEO]

Israel’s Dancing Camel is high on beer [VIDEO]

Cheers! David Cohen (center) at the microbrewery he founded in 2003.Unlike Americans, or the nearby British, Israelis are not huge beer drinkers. Some may visit Germany’s Oktoberfest for anthropological purposes, but it’s rare to see Israelis making merriment with more …

Mario Livio’s golden cosmos

Israeli astrophysicist Mario Livio.Is God a Mathematician? This is the question that Israeli astrophysicist and best-selling author Mario Livio has been asking in his new book, The Equation that Couldn’t Be Solved. After penning the popular The Golden Ratio, Livio …

From the kibbutz to the catwalk

Textile designer Tzuri Gueta grew up on a kibbutz in the north of Israel. Now he’s using that contact with rural living to create beautiful and intricate jewelry and fabrics for fashion houses like Jean Paul Gautier, Giorgio Armani and …

Strumming a different tune [VIDEO]

Strumming a different tune [VIDEO]

Music unites: children taking part in the Ukuleles for Peace project.It may sound like a joke, but Ukuleles for Peace is succeeding where the politicians fail. “Words seem only to divide,” says Paul Moore, the one-man band behind the project, …

The lady is a Trompe l’Oeil

It’s been a busy year for Helena Blauenstein and Philip Blau, the husband and wife team behind Frau Blau, one of Israel’s most innovative fashion houses. They were recently awarded the 2007 prize for design from Israel’s Ministry of Science, …