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The sweet smell of Mel’s success

Prof. Mel Rosenberg indulges in his passion for music – ‘[Israel is] a whole country full of off the wall people.’Dr. Mel Rosenberg has a fabulous sense of humor – an absolute requirement, he will explain, for someone who specializes …

Stepping out with Ivri Lider

Ivry Lider: I want people to listen to my words and therefore I must give them honesty.Israeli singer-songwriter Ivri Lider was already a huge star in his native country when he came out of the closet three years ago. The …

Israeli designer Yigal Azrouel follows his passion

Yigal Azroul – I believe that everybody in this world has a purpose or function and I guess this was my function.September’s New York Fashion Week has dissolved and the focus is now on Spring 2006 collections. Journalists, models and …

The real story behind Doron Almog

Doron Almog and his son Eran – ‘Taking care of my boy – that’s the most immense challenge I’ve ever faced.’Major General Doron Almog has taken part in some of Israel’s most daring military operations: He was the first para-reconaissance …

Israel’s easy rider – to the commuters’ rescue

Elisha Wetherhorn proudly displays his urban tricycle. ‘I decided that three wheels would make it easier to fold, and would give me potential for a bigger market.’Being close to campus is important – which is why college students search frantically …

A graceful bender of metal

Orna Ben-Ami working in her studio in the industrial section of Ramat Hasharon.A loud, busy, industrial area full of garages and equipment repair shops isn’t where you’d normally expect to find an artist at work in her well-appointed studio.But it …

Climbing hills and overcoming challenges

Etgarim helps the disabled fulfill their dreams through kayaking, parasailing, skiing, scuba diving and skydiving.Israeli youngsters regularly tour the country’s natural and historical sites as part of their school curriculum – field trips spent exploring the country is considered an …