Jerusalem leads Mideast in New 7 Wonders competition, Tel Aviv sits in 3rd

Jerusalem leads Mideast in New 7 Wonders competition, Tel Aviv sits in 3rd

Tel Aviv sits in third spot; Bethlehem and Jericho, listed in Palestine, both in the top ten; More than 1200 cities nominated worldwide. In the New7Wonders: Cities competition, which aims to highlight the seven wonders of cities around the world, Jerusalem is currently the top-ranked city in the Middle East. Tel Aviv is ranked third, and […]

Tel Aviv gets ready for city art (Via Hindustantimes)

Artists from the Capital have yet again made their mark on a global platform. Various works of city-based artists like Atul Bhalla, Subodh Gupta, Bharti Kher, Gigi Scaria and Sudarshan Shetty, will be showcased at a special exhibition in Israel. The exhibition titled Critical Mass, is scheduled to be held at the Tel Aviv Museum […]

LOVE ART? Well Tel Aviv sure does… Tel Aviv Art Year Opening Event! This Saturday, March 24th

The Tel AViv Museum of Art will be open for 24 hours starting Thursday at 4PM with exhibitions, classes, GaGa session and much more all open to the public for free! And on Sat, March 24th – A multidisciplinary, one-of-a-kind encounter between musical performances, digital art, screenings of video art and animation, displays, and interactive installations, […]

Greatest archeological finds in Israel

Every day, the Israel Antiquities Authority has 30 active digs. In a country rich with history, exciting major discoveries are unearthed all the time By Avigayil Kadesh As countries go, Israel is quite tiny. But as archeological sites go, it’s vast. Archeologists in search of biblical evidence have been digging up ancient treasures here since […]

Israeli expert helps UN deal with disasters

Odeda Benin Goren travels around the world, providing different countries with humanitarian aid on behalf of international organization Odeda Benin Goren, 54, a special projects coordinator at the Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv, is an international expert on dealing with disasters. Whether floods, an earthquake or a tsunami – she arrives at almost every […]

In the spirit of going Green (AKA St. Patty’s) – Israel passes US, Europe in bottle recycling

In total, Israel collected about 77% of all beverage containers in 2011, exceeding the government’s target of 73%. Israelis recycled 50 percent of the country’s plastic bottles in 2011, overtaking Europe and the United States, with figures of 48% and 29%, respectively, the ELA recycling company reported. While the country only recycled about 16,000 tons […]