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cie-birthright-lgbtq-trip Canada Israel Experience Hosts the First Ever LGBTQ Birthright Israel Trip in Canada

Jan. 11, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Canada Israel Experience (CIE), Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA, and Birthright Israel, are excited to announce the launch of the first Canadian LGBTQ Birthright Israel trip, a free 10-day trip to Israel departing June 4, 2017 to celebrate Tel Aviv’s Pride Week. “Birthright Israel is an integral experience […]

photo-contest-sdm SDM’s 2017 Photo Contest is here!

Have you recently been to Israel? Do you have pictures from your trip that you want to share? Do you want a chance to win a 1-Year Subscription to Netflix so you can watch all of your favourite Israeli shows, or a SodaStream Canada Sparkling Water Machine? SDM’s 2017 Photo Contest is here! Here’s how […]

image2 The Golan Heights Winery – a must see in the north of Israel!

Birthright definitely knows what they’re doing when they schedule wine tours at the Golan Heights Winery. The winery accompanies the tour with tasting of three of their most popular wines: The Gamla, the Yarden, and the Mount Hermon. The tasting: none of the spit buckets were used, as everyone enjoyed every last drop of the […]

SDM’s Interview with Israeli DJ Yinon Yahel at Toronto Pride’s “Treehouse Party”!

Yinon Yahel absolutely ROCKED Pride’s ‘Treehouse Party’ in Toronto on July 3, 2016! Yahel performed many of his hit songs such as, “Sweat”, and gave the crowd a taste of Israel through his mixes of Israel’s hit Eurovision songs “Golden Boy” by singer Nadav Guedj, and “Made of Stars” by this year’s contestant, Hovi Star. […]

Haifa Haifa: Where Old Meets New

Alexander (Sasha) Chuchin, SDM Contributor Haifa, much like the rest of Israel, is built on a paradox. It’s the curious meddling of the biblical with the futuristic, the oldest with the newest. Take the modernized railway line from the centre of Tel Aviv, bypass the University of Tel Aviv’s main campus across the Yarkon River […]

A-WA Unplugged A-WA | Unplugged

Join us for an evening of music and conversation featuring Israeli-Yemenite sensation A-WA. A-WA (pronounced Ay-wa) is a band formed by 3 sisters: Tair, Liron & Tagel Haim. who grew up in the small desert village of ‘Shaharut’ in the southern Israeli Arava Valley. With unique magical voices and lots of natural groove, the sisters […]