untitled Israeli-Born Canadian Tennis Player Wins Boys’ Singles Wimbledon Cup

Denis Shapovalov was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, but his family moved to Canada when he was only 9 months old. He started playing tennis when he was 5 with his mother, Tessa, as his coach. When Shapovalov was 12, his mother opened the TessaTennis Program in Vaughan, Ont., a two-court facility that includes a […]

July 12, 2016
roots-pea-small.jpg.824x0_q71_crop-scale Israeli Study: Plants Can Think?

A new study found that plants can assess risk and reward. A new study conducted by scientists from the U.K.’s Oxford University and Israel’s Tel-Hai College found that pea plants may be good for more than pea soup. In fact, they can make sophisticated judgments about where to lay their roots, even when unpredictability and […]

July 10, 2016
JASON-DONOVAN-7-16-635x357 Australian Singer Jason Donovan is in Israel!

Australian singer Jason Donovan, who came to fame by way of the famed soap opera “Neighbors” (with co-star Kylie Minogue), just landed in Israel for his starring role in “Priscilla Queen of the Desert.” The Aussie actor and singer, who now lives in London, said he loves being on the beach and plans on taking […]

July 5, 2016
jhfrhrsg Morrissey is Coming to Israel this August!

Having performed in Israel in 2008 and 2012, legendary British singer Morrissey is once again returning, for two concerts on August 22 at Tel Aviv’s Mann Auditorium and August 24 at the Caesarea Amphitheater. Born Steven Patrick Morrissey, the Manchester native emerged in the 1980s as the lead singer of The Smiths where he set […]

June 30, 2016
hthth British Soul Diva Joss Stone to Perform in Tel Aviv This Month

English soul singer/songwriter Joss Stone will be performing a one-off concert on July 25 at Tel Aviv’s Barby Club. At age 16, Stone achieved both critical and commercial acclaim with her debut album The Soul Sessions. Her next six albums, including last year’s Water For Your Soul, also sold millions of copies worldwide, leading to […]

June 30, 2016
Spice-Way-Galilee 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 […]

April 21, 2016