Tel Aviv: Top 10 Oceanfront Cities

Tel Aviv Tel Aviv: Top 10 Oceanfront Cities

Tel Aviv was chosen by National Geographic as one of the top 10 oceanfront cities in the world. We couldn’t have chosen better ourselves. Here’s why: There’s plenty of room for beach bathing in this modern Israeli city on the Mediterranean. The historic port of Jaffa has found new life in recent years with a […]

February 6, 2015
Shabazi-Tunic Israeli designer Yifat Jovani’s looks tap Tel Aviv style

Israeli designer Yifat Jovani is bringing the streets of Tel Aviv to Vancouver with her self-named line of women’s clothing that captures the essence of the city she’s from. “Fashion in Tel Aviv reminds me a lot of European fashion,” says Jovani, who’s been based in Vancouver for the past nine years, selling her designs […]

February 5, 2015
Brain Why is autism more common in boys? Israeli scientists may have it figured out

Research indicates that the gene crucial to brain development differs in its impact on the brains of each gender. A new study by Tel Aviv University purports to reveal the link between a key gene and the differences between the sexes in the development of brain-related pathologies, such as autism and Alzheimer’s disease. The research […]

February 5, 2015
Kelis Kelis bringing a taste of ‘Food’ to Israel – but no milkshakes, please

American singer-songwriter and chef will give Israel a taste of her 6th and latest album during performance in Herzliya in early February. There are plenty of multihyphenates in the entertainment industry – singer-songwriter-actor, actor-model-musician, etc. – but Kelis Rogers, better known by the mononym Kelis, may be the only major musician-chef. Kelis is going to […]

February 2, 2015
Slash to rock Israel in June

Former Guns N’ Roses member and one of greatest guitarists in history of rock music will perform at Tel Aviv Exhibition Grounds as part of his ‘World on Fire’ concert tour. Slash, one of the greatest guitarists in the history of rock music and a former member of American hard rock band Guns N’ Roses, […]

February 2, 2015
A worker tends to cannabis plants at a plantation near the northern Israeli city of Safed Israeli medical marijuana creates buzz but no high— will it go global?

SAFED, Israel — In a greenhouse in the mountains of the Galilee, a technician in a lab coat is coddling a marijuana seedling that is coveted for life-saving medical benefits for epileptic children, doctors say — without the high. Named “Rafael,” for a healing angel called upon by Moses, this varietal of cannabis is for […]

February 2, 2015