Half the kids are Jewish and half are Arabs but no one cares when they’re chasing the puck. Twenty kids from the Canada Israel Hockey School in Israel are in Vancouver for a week. The kids are here to learn more about the game they love. Read more at CBC.
The Purim holiday was celebrated throughout Israel on Thursday (with the exception of Jerusalem), with costumes, parades, and the traditional reading of the scroll of Esther and gift-giving. In Israel, many cities throw parades to mark the festivities, while others celebrate with large meals with friends and copious amounts of alcohol. Read more at Times […]
From parties to parades, carnivals and more, Purim has always been a time to celebrate. We at SDM dug up a few pictures from both long ago and more recently of Purim in Tel Aviv. Then: Now: Want to do something fun this Purim in Tel Aviv? Here are some awesome events happening around town: […]
Report in the British Daily Mail claims the pop star is in talks to buy a luxury apartment in new project on Rothschild Boulevard. Tel Aviv has earned the reputation of being Israel’s hippest, trendiest, and most action-packed city. Now it appears it may be home to two of the world’s most high-powered celebrities. According […]
Tablets from 500-600 BCE shown for first time; exhibition reveals life of Judeans in ancient Babylon; tablets contain details of business, contracts, families. A new exhibition in Jerusalem of ancient clay tablets discovered in modern-day Iraq is shedding light for the first time on the daily life of Jews exiled to Babylon some 2,500 years […]
Prof. Yosef Shiloh has been awarded NIS 1.3 million for his research on the genetics of cancer. Professor Yosef Shiloh from Tel Aviv University has been awarded the first Olav Thon Prize for natural sciences and medicine. Prof. Shiloh,whose research focuses on genetic predisposition to cancer, will be awarded 2.5 million Norwegian Krones (approximately US$330,000) at a ceremony which […]