Israel Shows Solidarity with Orlando and the United States

Tel Aviv’s city hall lights up with the colors of the American flag and the LGBTQ flag after the attacks at a gay nightclub in Orlando on Sunday.   Read more at The Tower

Energy and Joy at the Annual Gay Pride Parade in Tel Aviv

The rainbow flags are up and the parties have started! This week, Tel Aviv is hosting one of the biggest gay pride events in the world, with over 180,000 people, including 30,000 tourists, expected to join the annual parade this Friday. This is the energy, the sound and the colors of the gay capital of […]

History meets Technology as Jerusalem hosts Wikimedia Hackathon 2016

Jerusalem was this year’s hosting city of the annual Wikimedia Hackathon. 120 participants from 17 different countreis gathered in Jerusalem for a weekend dedicated to developing new features in the wikimedia technology, aimed at enhancing the ability of wikipedia to reach more countries and more languages. The participants also had a chance to explore Jerusalem […]

68 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Israel

68 reasons to celebrate Israel: diversity, hi-tech, fun, delicious snacks and much more. Share this to wish Israel a happy 68th birthday! :: Israel

2,000 year-old seed brought back to life

Methuselah, the Judean Date Palm – links the past to the present through agriculture and archeology. One of the world’s most ancient species, it is being revived after 2,000 years at the Center for Sustainable Agriculture in Israel. :: Israel

Ultra-Orthodox Rabbis Bless Kosher-for-Passover Marijuana

By: Josefin Dolsten Celebrating 4/20 for a week – guess that’s what Passover was missing. Don’t believe us? Watch this video for yourself! According to Forward: “Pot is kosher for Passover when used for medicinal purposes, a leading Israeli ultra-Orthodox rabbi ruled as he pronounced a blessing over the plant’s leaves. Although cannabis belongs to the category of […]