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National Tea Day, Spotlight on Israel

By: Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel 21C Herbal tea infusions from Israel’s Galilee region are proving popular with discerning British tea-drinkers Throwback to 2011, when Israel 21C‘s Abigail Klein Leichman published an article about Israel’s infamous loose-leaf teas (infamous to tea enthusiasts). According to Abigail: “A British distributorship has introduced herbal tea infusions from the Galilee and […]

Wikimedia Foundation holds its ‘Hackathon’ in Jerusalem

By: Daniel K. Eisenbud More than 150 developers from 17 countries gather to improve infrastructure of Wikipedia platform The Start-Up Nation earned yet another colorful feather in its already well-ornamented cap on Sunday, after hosting the annual Wikimedia Foundation’s Hackathon in Jerusalem. The four-day event, which brought together more than 150 computer developers from 17 […]

April 12: National Grilled Cheese Day

They’re known as ‘toast’ in Israel but more commonly called ‘grilled cheese’ by Americans and ‘toasties’ by the English… and they just got better This popular kiddie fare is growing up and reinventing itself with tasty and innovative adult versions. No one knows when the craze for grilled cheese took over the world, but it’s […]

Could Israel’s tech hub eclipse Silicon Valley?

We all know the billion-dollar tech behemoths from Silicon Valley – Apple, Google and Facebook – but that’s not to say that all successful startups originate in the US Not to mention that Apple, Google and Facebook have all set up offices around Israel and have been using Israeli employees to grow their research and […]

Israel investing NIS 11 million in LGBT tourism

Following the annual success of Tel Aviv’s Pride Week, the Tourism Ministry is developing a campaign to bring even more LGBT tourists to Israel year-round. The Ministry of Tourism is preparing to invest an impressive NIS 11 million to promote LGBT tourism to Israel. The ministry is planning a campaign targeting multiple countries, including many […]

Fresh Paint 8 opens at Tel Aviv Port

Fresh Paint Contemporary Art & Design Fair is the largest and most influential annual art event in Israel, bringing together art lovers and professionals The 8th edition of Fresh Paint Contemporary Art & Design Fair, Tel-Aviv, will take place 5-9 April 2016 in YARID HAMIZRACH, at the Tel Aviv Port. The fair is held in cooperation with […]