Photo credit: Rachel Herman 1-on-1 Interview with Israeli Designer Extraordinaire Aviad Arik Herman

We at SDM had the exclusive opportunity to speak to Israeli designer extraordinaire and official sponsor and designer for Miss Universe Sweden, Aviad Arik Herman. How did you get into design / fashion? For my second birthday I received a Barbie doll as a gift from the ambassador’s wife (we lived for 3 years in […]

February 5, 2015
Tracx Social enterprise platform Tracx raises $18m

The proceeds will fuel go-to-market capacity, product innovation and global expansion. Next-generation unified social enterprise platform provider TracX has raised $18 million in Series C financing led by Edison Partners, which is investing $10 million. The proceeds will fuel go-to-market capacity, product innovation and global expansion. Existing investors Flybridge Capital, Mousse Partners, Klingenstein, and Fields […]

February 3, 2015
VIDEO: A flock of starlings form spectacular flyover in Israel’s sky

After a long absence of some 20 years, short distance migrant starlings have started to return to Israel in 2012, a phenomenon experts find difficult to explain. A flock of synchronized starlings formed spectacular sights of ‘dancing clouds’ in the skies of southern Israel on Monday. The murmuration, a phenomenon when the synchronized flyover creates […]

February 3, 2015
VladislavBykanov Israel wins European Short Track Speed Skating championship

Ukrainian born Israeli Vladislav Bykanov makes historical win for Israel, after finishing first in 3,000 meter race: ‘I cannot express in words how it feels to be the European championship.’ Vladislav Bykanov has taken the gold in the 3000m race of the European Short Track Speed Skating championship. It is the first time an Israeli […]

January 26, 2015
EasyJet easyJet planning Tel Aviv-Amsterdam route

British low-cost airline detects high demand for flights from Israel to Dutch capital, says will consider flights to Eilat once new international airport is built. British low-cost airline easyJet is planning to introduce a new route from Tel Aviv to Amsterdam, senior airline officials implied last week during a series of meetings in Israel with […]

January 19, 2015
immigration1 2014 a record breaking year for aliyah

Jewish Agency statistics for 2014 show that immigration to Israel hit 10-year high with the arrival of about 26,500 new olim. Although Israel faced another war and tensions rose in Jerusalem, 2014 was a record-breaking year in terms of aliyah (immigration) statistics. According to the end-of-year figures released on Wednesday by the Jewish Agency for […]

January 2, 2015