Nepalese women receive protective beekeeping jackets IsraAID expands its women empowerment HoneyAID program in Nepal

Bee happy In September 2015, IsraAID launched its HoneyAID program in Nepal. A beekeeping school was opened in Chature village near Kathmandu, where 64 women learned how to become beekeepers, forming a cooperative to sell honey to local stores and tourists in Nepal. Each woman received one beehive stacked with a colony of local Himalayan bees to […]

February 2, 2016
Jerusalem’s Mahne Yehuda Market Combines Rich History & Gourmet Food

Thursdays and Fridays are the busiest days in Mahane Yehuda, Jerusalem’s most popular marketplace. Hundreds crowd the stands stocking up for Shabbat, as vendors announce the latest tomato prices at the top of their lungs. The sounds, smells and colors are as varied as the people. Songs and stories were written about the market that […]

January 22, 2016
VIDEO: Bringing Together Ancient Israeli Flavours

Israel has always been known for its delicious food. This Tu B’Shevat, learn how to make an epic salad using the traditional flavours of ancient Israel Read more at Tablet Magazine.

January 20, 2016
Tel Aviv – World’s Vegan Food Capital

As the world’s vegetarian food capital, Tel Aviv restaurants and food stands provide numerous options for the veggie lovers. Israel is home to approximately 300,000 vegans, the highest per capita vegan population in the world, where vegan foods are no longer looked upon as such a fringe element, and have a much wider selection to […]

December 29, 2015
super-635x357 First of 40 planned nonprofit co-op stores opens in Sderot

Supermarket chain aims to provide a low-cost shopping alternative for poor communities in north and south Israel’s first discount supermarket co-op store opened in the beleaguered southern Israeli city of Sderot. Read more at Times of Israel.

December 24, 2015
Pizza Traveling in Israel? Then you need to know about these pit-stop diners

From an upscale pizzeria in the distant north to an Italian restaurant in Kibbutz Sarid and a designer sushi bar in Caesarea, and from an ornate café in Emek Hefer to a seafood restaurant in Sderot: we’ve traveled the country to find some of the best eateries around, all with one thing in common – […]

December 16, 2015