Blurring the line between fashion and art

Liora Taragan Blurring the line between fashion and art

Fashion designer Liora Taragan creates a fantastic world of imagination and daring. Stepping inside Liora Taragan’s studio is like something out of the classic children’s book, “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” In a moment of drastic transformation, you depart a small and dreary street in south Tel Aviv and are thrust into a […]

January 30, 2012
Screen Shot 2012-01-30 at 11.18.06 AM VIDEO: Awesome Archival footage of the foundation of the city of Arad

Arad (Hebrew: עֲרָד‎‎; Arabic: عِرَادَ‎) is a city in the South District of Israel. It is located on the border of the Negev and Judean Deserts, 25 kilometers (15.5 mi) west of the Dead Sea and 45 kilometers (28.0 mi) east of the city Beersheba. The city is home to a diverse population of 23,400[1] […]

January 30, 2012
Screen Shot 2012-01-30 at 10.58.13 AM Novelists Vikas Swarup (“Slumdog Millionaire”) and Tracy Chevalier (“Girl with a Pearl Earring”) head to Israel

Indian novelist Vikas Swarup to visit Israel as part of third International Writers Festival Renowned novelists Vikas Swarup (“Slumdog Millionaire”) and Tracy Chevalier (“Girl with a Pearl Earring”) will visit Israel as part of the third International Writers Festival. Other prominent authors expected to arrive for the festival are Howard Jacobson (winner of the Booker […]

January 30, 2012
Screen Shot 2012-01-30 at 10.42.37 AM SDM’s ONE-on-ONE with one of Tel Aviv’s Top Party Promoter/Activist Anat Nir

It’s tolerant and it doesn’t sleep, there is a reason behind the amazingness and creative force that we call Tel Aviv and that is individuals like Anat Nir. She parties/plays and lays the rules that have changed the way women do business in the city, she is kind of amazing! Check out what she had […]

January 30, 2012
Screen Shot 2012-01-29 at 5.33.23 PM PICTURE: Simpson’s Fashion homage includes Homer dressed up as Israeli designer Alber Elbaz

The fashion world is full of characters. There are few characteristics as distinguishing as Anna Wintour’s bob, Karl Lagerfeld’s sunglasses, and Grace Coddington’s red mane. Now, Italian illustrator, AleXsandro[cq] Palombo has transformed some of fashion’s most famous faces into ones we know much better—Homer and Marge Simpson. From Marc Jacobs to Alber Elbaz, here are […]

January 29, 2012
Screen Shot 2012-01-29 at 5.28.13 PM Israeli documentary wins at Sundance

Ra’anan Alexandrowicz’s ‘The Law in These Parts’, about Israel’s legal in West Bank, awarded World Cinema Jury Prize at top gathering for independent movies made outside of Hollywood’s major studios Another achievement for Israeli cinema: Ra’anan Alexandrowicz’s documentary, “The Law in These Parts,” has won the World Cinema Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film […]

January 29, 2012