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DeadSeaNEW Hummus beer, city break, and LGBT tourism

Israel Ministry of Tourism at the ITB Travel Trade Show in Berlin Beginning Wednesday, March 9, 2016,  the Ministry of Tourism will open the Israel exhibition stand at ITB in Berlin, the world’s largest travel trade show. Around 11,000 representatives from 180 countries are expected to participate in the 5-day show, and it will host […]

March 10, 2016
Meredith-holding-kidney “Breaking the ice” on organ banking

Hebrew University researchers develop a solution for long-term preservation of cells and organs for transplant, as part of a global alliance to bank organs After decades of studies, scientists now believe that a breakthrough in preserving body organs for the purpose of saving lives is close at hand. A heart or lung is kept viable […]

March 8, 2016
Crane lifts huge mirrors during construction of solar-power tower in the Negev The sky’s the limit

Israel is aiming to generate 10% of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2020. With its ample sunshine, Israel has excellent potential to tap into solar as a renewable energy source A 240 meter (787-foot) solar tower is currently being built by the Israel-based Megalim Solar Power, which when completed will generate up to […]

March 8, 2016
(Photo: Nati Shohat/Flash 90) Video Contest: Filmmakers Spread Message of Love for Israel

By: Rivkah Lambert Adler To inspire Jews and non-Jews with the truth about Israel, filmmakers were challenged create brief videos featuring positive messages about the country Avi Abelow, Founder and CEO of Israel Video Network, started a video contest for filmmakers around the world with the sole purpose of educating and spreading the truth about Israel. […]

March 7, 2016
avicii-2015-press-photo-1200x800 Avicii’s coming to Israel this summer!

Swedish electronic musician to perform at Live Park in Rishon LeTziyyon on July 22nd Avicii will join a roster of many other musicians who are coming to Israel this summer, including: Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Bruce Springsteen, Sia, Brian Wilson and Megadeth. Avici first arrived on the international music scene at the young age of 18 in […]

March 2, 2016
amir-haddad Israeli-French singer to represent France at Eurovision

Amir Haddad, who came in third place in France’s ‘The Voice,’ will sing ‘J’ai Cherché’ at the 2016 Eurovision song contest in Stockholm this May Israeli singer Amir Haddad, who participated in the fourth season of Israeli singing competition “A Star is Born” a decade ago, has been chosen to represent France at the Eurovision […]

March 1, 2016