Israel: Small Country. Big Accomplishments.

SpaceAppsChallenge NASA chooses Israeli challenge in International Space Apps competition

Solutions proposed by developers from US, Italy, Macedonia, Egypt, Tunisia, Slovenia, India, New Zealand. For the first time in the history of NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge, the agency selected a challenge based on the work of an Israeli scientist. Prof. Alon Peled, of the Department of Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, […]

May 1, 2015
fitness Tel Aviv U: Why Your Partner Could Make or Break Your Weight-Loss Goals

It’s no surprise that having a fit partner-in-crime helps when committing to a new workout routine — but this new study explains it especially helps if that person is your literal partner. Research conducted at Tel Aviv University found that when one spouse improves his or her exercise routine, the other spouse is up to […]

May 1, 2015
Elderly Israeli Start-Up Partners With Samsung on Health Monitoring System for Elderly

JNS.org – The Israeli start-up Mybitat and Samsung have joined forces to develop technology to help keep senior citizens safe at home. The technology would utilize sensors and cloud-based software to monitor seniors’ daily routines, and would be able to recognize any changes in clients’ behavior and health, in which case the system would call for help. […]

May 1, 2015
Alt-J A summer of musical choice in Israel

Amid the oldies revivals headed here soon are some young, fresh artists that may have slipped under your radar. A recently released study of Spotify users found that once music fans reach their 30s, they stop searching out new sounds and are content to listen to the music of their youth into old age. But […]

April 30, 2015
RobbieWilliams Robbie Williams lands in Israel ahead of concert

British pop star Robbie Williams landed in Israel Thursday evening ahead of his very first concert in the Jewish state this Saturday. Williams landed with his private Boeing jet in Ben Gurion Airport together with his wife, Turkish American actress Ayda Field, their daughter Theodora Rose and son Charlton Valentine. Williams’ father, Robert, who will […]

April 30, 2015
Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.42.17 PM Tel Aviv: A Youthful City

It’s official: Tel Aviv is one of the world’s most youthful cities. Each year, YouthfulCities ranks the world’s top 100 cities from a youth perspective. This year, Tel Aviv made the cut as it landed the 14th spot on the list. Curious to see which other cities made the list? Check it out here.

April 30, 2015
Events

Shlomi_EMAIL_postcard_2015 Motek’s 4th Annual Gala Featuring SOULFIRE Shlomi Shabat LIVE

This May 7th, MOTEK will host the SOUL of Israeli sound, accompanied by a 12-piece ensemble, SHLOMI SHABAT! Doors Open: 7:30 PM Concert 8:00 PM ALL AGES VIP TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AS AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT TO MOTEK’s FAN CLUB MEMBERS (Visit www.motek.cafor more information) Order tickets today at www.motek.ca. *Tickets are tax receiptable as permitted […]

May 7th @7:30PM
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 190 Princes' Blvd, Toronto
PRAYER Prayer

Spotlight on Israeli Culture presents Artist: Dvora Barzilai Barzilai’s Prayer series explores the Hebrew language in prayers, liturgy, songs, contemporary Hebrew proverbs and forgotten texts — brought to life through mixed media including gold leaf, tempra, sand, cement, ashes, oils and canvas. Originally from Tel Aviv, Barzilai trained with several prominent Israeli artists throughout her […]

Dates: Jan. 29 – Feb. 19
Mon. – Fri. 9am to 9pm
Sat. – Sun. 9am to 7pm

Location: Gallery, Miles Nadal JCC
750 Spadina Avenue
(at Bloor)

AyeletTsabari In Conversation with Ayelet Tsabari

Spotlight on Israeli Culture presents Join IFOA at Ben McNally Books for a special evening with Ayelet Tsabari, who will be reading from and discussing her short story collection, The Best Place on Earth. Tsabari will be interviewed by Eufemia Fantetti. This FREE event is presented with Koffler Centre of the Arts and Ben McNally Books, as […]

Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Location: Ben McNally Books
366 Bay Street
Toronto, ON
Toronto M5H 4B2

Marathon Marathon

Spotlight on Israeli Culture presents Conceived, Directed & Choreographed by Aharona Israel Text: Aharona Israel, Asa Wolfson Actors / Dancers / Vocals: Ilya Domanov, Merav Dagan, Gal Shamai Music: Udi Berner Costumes: Liat Ezra Stage Design: Aharona Israel Performed in: English & Hebrew Duration: 60 minutes Three figures run in a circle, struggling to continue […]

Date: Wed. Feb. 4 – 7:30pm (English)
Thurs. Feb. 5 – 7:30pm
(Hebrew w/ English subtitles)
Fri. Feb. 6 – 7:30pm (English)

Location: The Theatre Centre
1115 Queen Street West


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