Israel: Small Country. Big Accomplishments.

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
India-Israel-flags Indo-Israel Innovation colloquium discusses strategic business opportunities

Technology and innovation synergies between India and Israel are immense and have become key focus areas as avenues of collaboration and partnership in academia, IT, telecom, healthcare and other areas India and Israel are known names in the global generic pharmaceutical business but the ample opportunities to collaborate have not been fully explored. The Confederation […]

December 17, 2014
DoubleBridgeGold Team Israel wins double bridge gold at World Mind Games

Israelis take top the lead at international bridge tournament. The Israeli delegation won its second gold medal in three days at the World Mind Games on Monday in Beijing, China. Brothers Ophir and Ilan Herbst shared first place in the pairs event with Tor Helness and Geir Helgemo, finishing with an overall percentage score of […]

December 17, 2014
Senegal Israel’s fight against poverty in Africa: Embassy inaugurates farm in Senegal

Low-pressure drip-irrigation, an Israeli innovation installed in the farm, saves water and produces improved quality of vegetables and fruits in the drought-prone region. An initiative of the Israeli Embassy in Senegal recently led to the inauguration of a drip-irrigated vegetable farm in the city of Fatick earlier this month. Managed by a group of Senegalese […]

December 17, 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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