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RhinoCalf Ramat Gan Safari welcomes baby white rhino

Calf born to mother Keren Peles, 6, is healthy and suckling; is the 27th rhinoceros born at the site Six-year-old white rhinoceros Keren Peles gave birth to a female calf at the Ramat Gan Safari on Monday. The newborn was said to be healthy and almost immediately stood up and began suckling. The father, 35-year-old […]

August 26, 2015
Fashion Israeli design college ‘fifth most influential’ fashion school

Business of Fashion ranks Shenkar most influential school outside of New York or London, and places it 11th overall globally. Shenkar College’s Fashion Design Department in Ramat Gan is among the five most influential fashion schools in the world and the 11th-best overall, according to rankings released on Sunday by the influential Business of Fashion […]

August 25, 2015
mammamia Mamma Mia in Israel: The refreshing hit of summer 2015

The successful musical, based on Abba’s greatest hits, brings its fantastic London cast to Tel Aviv for a limited run. In one of the high points of Mamma Mia!, the bride’s mother looks at one of her ex-husbands and says “I don’t wanna talk” dramatically. Then she goes on, “About things we’ve gone through,” and […]

August 24, 2015
56-3734816-frontline-2015-courtesy-jerusalem-season-of-culture Celebrate Jerusalem’s Season Of Culture | Top Alternative Music Events

By Aryeh Refaim, The Culture Trip. Tel Aviv is well known as Israel’s cultural capital and the focal point for every artist who wants to succeed. From this perspective, Jerusalem is theoretically overshadowed. But the cultural scene in Tel Aviv is organized, and with a clear divide between mainstream and fringe. In Jerusalem the scene […]

August 21, 2015
Israeli_cuisine_greens-1168x657 New film set to reveal Israel’s biggest secret: its food

By Viva Sarah Press, Israel21C. ‘A food culture that no one in the world knows about’ – Roger Sherman, documentarian It might seem absurd that an American filmmaker, who until five years ago thought falafel and hummus were the only ingredients of Israeli cuisine, would introduce the world to the dynamic Israeli food and culture scene. […]

August 20, 2015
Screen Shot 2015-08-19 at 1.40.21 PM Rare Sand Cat Startles Israeli Zoo With Unexpected Birth

Ruth Schuster, Haaretz. Rotem the sand cat had been cool to her new mate, Kalahari, at least when her keepers at the Ramat Gan Safari were looking. It’s just as well for the sand cat species that personal taste isn’t a prerequisite for procreation, it seems. Rotem, the only surviving sand cat at the Ramat […]

August 19, 2015