The Simpsons go to Israel!

The Simpsons go to Israel!

Check out the Simpsons “Greatest Story Every D’ohed” The Simpsons travel with Flanders to the Holy Land, and an eccentric tour guide (Sasha Baron Cohen) takes the group to Jerusalem’s most famous landmarks. Check for show times in your area.

Giving voice to peace – Youth choir combines the voices of Jewish and Arabs girls

A Jaffa youth choir that combines the voices of Jewish and Arabs girls isn’t just sharing its message of coexistence, it’s practicing it out loud. A group of pre-teen and teenage girls in Jaffa is proving to their societies, their families and themselves that peace is attainable. Singing together in the Voices of Peace Choir, […]

First kidney transplant involving different blood types performed in Israel

Doctors at Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva earlier this month performed the country’s first kidney transplant involving a donor and recipient with different blood types – a breakthrough that could increase kidney transplants involving live donors by 40 percent. The kidney recipient was Ortal Mahlev, 18. The Herzliya resident, who has type B blood, received […]

Alice in Wonderland is a hit in the Holy Land

Tim Burton’s fantasy adventure film “Alice in Wonderland” dominated the box office in Israel in its first weekend in theaters. The movie drew 63,000 theatergoers, which fell short of the 70,000 Israelis who bought tickets for “Avatar”‘s debut weekend. The Israeli distributor of both movies, Forum Films, told Haaretz that “Alice in Wonderland” is the […]

Interesting study opportunity in Israel: Coexistence in the Middle East summer and winter program

“Coexistence in the Middle East” is an initiative that promotes coexistence through the training of future leaders using both academic and experiential seminars in Israel that allow first hand contact with different cultures. These programs are sponsored by the Israel National Commission for UNESCO and taught by The International Institute of Leadership and the Rothberg International […]