Israel: Small Country. Big Accomplishments.

An aerial photograph of the farm house. Impressive 2,800-year-old farm house uncovered in Israel

The farm, which is extraordinarily well preserved, was built in the eighth century BCE, the time of the Assyrian conquest. An impressive farm house, 2,800 years old, which comprised twenty-three rooms, was exposed in recent weeks during archaeological excavations the Israel Antiquities Authority is carrying out in Rosh Ha-‘Ayin before the city is enlarged in an […]

December 19, 2014
UN Identifies Israel as Top Contributor Per Capita in Fight Against Ebola

Israel pledged an additional $8.75 million USD on Wednesday to the UN’s Ebola Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) towards fighting the deadly disease, the country’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Dr. David Nabarro, Special UN Envoy for Ebola said at a signing ceremony for the pledge that “This donation has put Israel as the 6th […]

December 19, 2014
Screen shot 2014-12-19 at 10.38.22 AM SDM’s Top 10 of 2014

There was music + dancing + food + sun… SDM swag + cards + fun… a look back SDM 2014: 1. Olive oil tasting in Toronto The SDM team hosted an olive oil tasting night in Toronto with Israeli olive oil experts for a unique tasting experience. 2. Talking Dancing SDM support the Talking Dancing […]

December 19, 2014
HistoryOliveOil Evidence of 8,000-year-old olive oil found in Galilee

Pottery fragments uncovered by archaeologists suggest olive oil was used in Israel in the Copper Age; it is the most ancient indication yet of oil production in the country. Remains of 8,000-year-old olive oil were uncovered in the lower Galilee during an Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) excavation. The rare findings, the IAA explained, are the […]

December 18, 2014
Screen Shot 2014-12-18 at 1.32.36 PM The 10 best sufganiyot in Israel, 2014 edition

It’s been years since there was only one kind of Hanukkah doughnut — the kind filled with strawberry jam and topped with powdered sugar — though that traditional style is still a favorite. Haaretz staffers and friends risked heartburn and their waistlines to find Israel’s best deep-fried dough bombs with which to celebrate the miracle […]

December 18, 2014
flintstones Israeli cave may prove when humans began using fire

According to new Israeli study conducted at Tabun Cave in north, humans began routinely using fire about 350,000 years ago – much later than other studies suggest. A new Israeli study, conducted in the Tabun Cave in northern Israel, has revealed that humans began routinely using fire about 350,000 years ago – helping to pin […]

December 18, 2014
Events

MichaelGreilsammer Michael Greilsammer in Winnipeg

Check out Israeli-born violinist & singer/songwriter Michael Greilsammer as he tours around Canada. We’ll be with him in Winnipeg on November 15 at the “Tarbut” Festival Video: You may know Michael Greilsammer for his epic Hatikva – Game of Thrones mashup: Tour info: Toronto: Nov 9 – “Musideum” More Info Ottawa: Nov 13 – “House […]

Date: November 15, 2014
Location: Winnipeg "Tarbut" Festival
DirectingDuos Directing Duos: Dynamic teams at #TIFF14

Missed the event? No worries! We’ve got you covered. Watch the video below! Want to know more about the event? Click here for more info. Directing Duos: Dynamic Teams at TIFF

Date: Monday, September 8th, 2014
Time: 4-5 P.M.
Location: The Rex, Toronto
OpenCall2 #DANCE with us at #WorldPride #TO!

Size Doesn’t Matter is hosting an open call for 6 #dancers on our #TelAviv themed float in partnership with #Kulanu #Toronto! So if you’re ready to #dance, love the #spotlight, and can handle the #heat at #WorldPride2014, send us a quick video to show us why you should be one of the stars on our […]

Deadline for videos: June 16, 2014
Selection of winners: June 19, 2014

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