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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
fghbn Israel to award academic prizes to 40 IDF Christian veterans

The aim of the scholarship program is to continue to encourage the integration of young members of the Christian community into Israeli society For the first time in Israel, academic scholarships will be awarded by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews and the Israeli Christians Recruitment Forum to 40 Christian youth who served in […]

March 9, 2016
naomi-campbell-fas_1921624i On Naomi Campbell’s first trip to Israel…

Shimon Peres awards supermodel Naomi Campbell for activism as they salute women trailblazers in various fields The stunning, international supermodel Naomi Campbell, on a first visit to Israel, was greeted on March 8th, 2016 at the Peres Center for Peace by Israel’s ninth president, Shimon Peres, who presented her with the “Women Leading Change” award in recognition of […]

March 9, 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
Gao Yichen (“Weiwei”), Yue Ting, Li Jing, Li Yuan, and Li Chengjin (“Lulu”). . (photo credit:COURTESY OF SHAVEI ISRAEL) From China to Israel: 5 women from ancient Jewish community to make aliyah

The last time a group of Kaifeng Jews made aliyah was in 2009 Five women in their twenties from the ancient Chinese Jewish community of Kaifeng are due to make aliyah in late February in what will mark the first aliyah of its kind in nearly seven years. The women – Gao Yichen (“Weiwei”), Yue […]

March 7, 2016
IDF IDF begins integrating autistic soldiers into army service

By: Tia Goldenberg, Times of Israel New IDF programs harness youths’ special abilities while giving them ‘a solid beginning’ to an independent life in Israel’s job market Following the recent publicity of Starbucks providing employment opportunities for applicants who have been diagnosed with autism, the IDF has publicly announced a new program for Israeli teenagers […]

March 7, 2016