Award

Rita World Academy of Arts, Literature and Media to honor Rita Farsi album

World Academy of Arts, Literature and Media decides to give its annual pop music award to Iranian-born Israeli singer The World Academy of Arts, Literature and Media (WAALM) has decides to give its annual award in the pop music category to Iranian-born Israeli singer Rita for her new album, “My Joys,” in which she sings […]

October 25, 2012
Homeland 2 VIDEO: Showtime Teases “Homeland” Season 2, Shot in Israel

By David Caspi Showtime Teases “Homeland” Season 2, Shot in Israel Cable TV network Showtime has posted several short clips on YouTube teasing season 2 of its Golden Globe winning suspense drama “Homeland”. Most clips available now online feature cast and crew on set in Tel Aviv and Jaffa, as they are filming large portions […]

August 5, 2012
The Law in These Parts Israeli doco wins prize at Canadian film festival

Critically-acclaimed ‘The Law in These Parts,’ which charts Israeli justice system’s dealing in Palestinian territories, wins New Director’s Prize at Canadian International Film Festival A film chronicling the Israeli justice system’s dealings in the Palestinian territories has snagged yet another international prize, this time in Canada. Israeli filmmaker Ra’anan Alexandrowicz’ “The Law in These Parts” […]

May 7, 2012
mainlock Israeli ‘lock alert’ up for IFSEC innovation award

WatchLock system sends owner text message if someone tries to pry it open A new alert system developed by Israel’s MultiLock and Starcom Systems aims to tattletale on thieves – literally. The WatchLock – a lock enforced with special GPS and cellular chips – allows owners to track its location anywhere in the world, and […]

May 6, 2012
Peace UN Controversial Israeli campaign wins UN award

Israeli advertising agency which sought creative solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict wins UN commendation For the first time in history, the United Nations has granted an Israeli firm a gold medal for its efforts in seeking an end to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Yedioth Ahronoth reported. The winner is Baumann Ber Rivnay (BBR Saatchi & Saatchi), an […]

April 30, 2012
Screen shot 2012-03-29 at 8.35.12 AM Israeli woman is ‘Europe’s top young researcher’

L’Oreal and UNESCO have named a Weizmann Institute biologist working in the field of probiotics for the award. Multinational cosmetics firm L’Oreal and UNESCO have named a Weizmann Institute biologist working in the field of probiotics, commonly referred to as beneficial bacteria, “Europe’s top young researcher.” For her work in researching probiotics to treat disease, […]

March 29, 2012