How to Make Falafel at Home

All over Israel, falafel joints dispense hot, crunchy falafel balls packed into fresh pita bread and topped with all kinds of relishes. It’s hard to stop eating, but not hard to make at home. Check out the recipe HERE to find out how to make your very own delicious falafel! Enjoy!     MIRIAM KRESH, […]

Two Israeli Universities Rank in Asia’s Top 20

The Times Higher Education (THE) published on Monday the top 200 universities in Asia, with six Israeli institutions appearing in the top half of the ranking this year. Two Israeli universities made the top 20 list – Hebrew University of Jerusalem tied at 17th with Korea University, and Tel Aviv University ranked 20th. Technion Israel Institute of Technology […]

Israeli City of Ashdod Holds Pride Parade

Hundreds participated on Friday in a Gay Pride Parade in Israel’s coastal city of Ashdod, under heavy security maintained by more than 200 police officers. Those present opened the event with a moment of silence in memory of the victims of a mass shooting in Orlando, Florida that killed 49 at a gay nightclub last […]

Indian Embassy in Israel to Host International Yoga Day Activities

Israelis like their yoga. That’s a good thing for the Indian Embassy in Israel, which is hosting its second Tel Aviv celebration of International Yoga Day on Tuesday, June 21, at the Tachana, the city’s renovated train station complex. In fact, last year’s local celebration of International Yoga Day was so successful that they were […]

Israel’s Kibbutz Degania is a chocolate lover’s dream

The pièce de résistance, is the Galita Chocolate Farm, in an old stone building (a former cowshed) on the grounds of the kibbutz. The ”farm,” started by Galit Alpert nine years ago, produces 24 tons of chocolate annually. It has proved profitable, and for those who believe consuming chocolate is a near-religious experience, a visit is […]

Tel Aviv: 3 Things Not To Miss In Israel’s Coolest City

It’s a bold statement but someone has to make it – Tel Aviv is the destination of the year. Attracting travelers of all types – trendsetting millennials, digital nomads, seasoned travelers and even first-time adventurers – Tel Aviv is one of those places that has its own unique thing going on, yet in a totally […]