An Israeli singer at the Vatican

With conductor Manfred Honeck at the Vatican An Israeli singer at the Vatican

Soprano Chen Reiss sings in front of 700 million viewers at Christmas Mass led each year by pope. Israeli opera singer Chen Reiss, 35, received an honor that other Israeli singers can only dream about. She appeared Thursday at a Christmas Mass led by the Pope in the Vatican’s St. Peters Basilica. The Christmas Mass […]

December 29, 2014
2018235929 Dreaming of a pink Christmas: Tel Aviv launches winter LGBT festival

Tens of thousands expected to attend opening day street party Tel Aviv launches a two-week festival for gays and lesbians on Friday in a bid to draw tourists during the relatively warm and sunny holiday season in the Mediterranean metropolis. Tens of thousands of revelers are expected at the opening day’s street party, said Hannah […]

December 25, 2014
56377550990100490746no Dana International to sing in BBC special

Sixteen years after winning Eurovision, Israeli diva invited to take part in special program in honor of European song contest’s 60th anniversary. Sixteen years after winning the Eurovision with her song “Diva,” Dana International has been invited to take part in a special program produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) ahead of the annual […]

December 25, 2014
fruitfly Israel sells 380 million male fruit flies to Croatia

Croatia, Israel has your back, as attested by the rescue mission involving an emergency shipment of 380 million Mediterranean male fruit flies to the Adriatic nation. Males. Not a female in the lot. But why would Croatia want fruit flies? Because like most of the rest of the world, Croatia’s farmers have a problem with […]

December 5, 2014
Cycling Israel enters the world of pro cycling

Multi-national team from Eastern Europe – featuring five Israelis – will begin international competition in January To kick-start the nation’s first foray into professional cycling, Slovakian Tour de France star Peter Sagan joined Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat Wednesday to announce the formation of a group of 12 young men from four countries, including Israel, who […]

December 4, 2014
SmartCity Tel Aviv wins World’s Smartest City award

Tel Aviv Municipality wins World Smart City award as part of Smart City Expo in Barcelona; beats 250 competitors. The Tel Aviv Municipality beat 250 cities from across the globe to receive the World Smart Cities Award, a competition launched as part of the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona this week. The Smart […]

November 20, 2014