Israel: Small Country. Big Accomplishments.

old-city-art-scene The Old City’s new art scene

Jerusalem’s contemporary art scene offers authentic moments of life while dealing with the ever-present tension of such a historic, multi-cultural city. On Trumpledor Street in the Nachlaot neighborhood of Jerusalem, there are 270 degrees of city-commissioned street art surrounding a construction site for The Jerusalem Art Campus, a new art institute that will include an […]

October 13, 2016
hcv_em_picture_2 Hebrew U.-led team finds new metabolic way to resist viruses

Shoshanna Solomon, Times of Israel International team of scientists identify possible Achilles heel of infection-causing Hepatitis C Viral infection — from the Hepatitis C virus that affects three percent of the global population and recent outbreaks of the Zika and Ebola viruses — is one of the leading medical challenges of the 21st century. New […]

October 11, 2016
israeli-wine Israeli wines gain international recognition

Editors from the US magazine Wine Spectator visited Israel to take a taste of wines produced in the holy land, and were surprised by what they found – a thriving wine industry producing high quality wine; 23 Israeli wines were rated exceptional, including two which use the same variety of grapes used in biblical wine […]

October 11, 2016
Kim Kardashian Fragrance Launch at Macy's Glendale Galleria, Glendale, CA Israeli bodyguard to keep Kim Kardashian safe

Reality star and pop culture icon Kim Kardashian is not taking any more chances: days after being robbed at gunpoint while in her Paris hotel room, she has reportedly decided to hire Aaron Cohen, an Israeli security guard who served as a highly trained fighter in the IDF. Cohen is an Israeli-American who was born […]

October 11, 2016
apple_house_herzliya ‘Apple is secretly developing the iPhone 8 in Israel’

Business website Business Insider reports that an employee at Apple’s Herzliya offices disclosed that the company is working on software for the iPhone 8, which is set to appear on shop shelves in two years’ time; Apple has yet to respond to the claim. In a claim made by business and financial website Business Insider, […]

October 7, 2016
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Israeli scientists announce possible Alzheimer’s breakthrough

Researchers from Tel Aviv University succeed in altering gene in mice that causes the neuro-degenerative disease Scientists from Tel Aviv University believe they have made a breakthrough that could help treat Alzheimer’s disease, the university said Wednesday. Researchers lead by Professor Daniel M. Michaelson managed to change the nature of the APOE gene in mice, […]

October 7, 2016
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