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

Israel’s Mor Meluka rides a wave of surfing success

There may not always be strong waves on Israel’s Mediterranean shore, and sometimes there are no waves at all. But that hasn’t stopped 20-year-old Mor Meluka from becoming the first Israeli surfer to compete in the trials for the upcoming …

Rami Meiri – from Israel with love

Rami Meiri – from Israel with love

One of Meiri’s early murals in Tel Aviv – ‘Tel Aviv needed some beauty and I needed the exposure.’Rami Meiri is tired. The Israeli artist spent the weekend applying his signature outdoor mural style to post-war Kiryat Shmona on the …

A model Israeli citizen

Esti Mamo: Because I’m a woman of color, I speak for everyone, I’m global.Esti Mamo is exquisitely beautiful, with cocoa-colored skin, enormous almond-shaped eyes and full, shapely lips. She has poise and presence, and as she strides into the Tel …

Israeli researcher’s work is more than skin deep

Dr. Eli Sprecher: If you can discover the gene associated with a rare disease, you can find what the gene’s protein is doing to cause the disease.Eli Sprecher likes to get under your skin – or at least under the …

From Ethiopia to Intel

Participants in Asher Elias’ Tech-Careers learn the high tech ropes. The first class of Tech-Careers graduated 11 students.Asher Elias’ soft voice penetrates the stillness of the kibbutz as he lectures to a small group of Ethiopian students gathered around him …