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Teenage Girls Advance in Tech Industry

The next generation of entrepreneurial women is in rapid development thanks to female entrepreneurs creating opportunities which didn’t exist when they were young girls. For the many women working and leading their own way in technology, a number of projects have risen to support the intellectual and emotional development lacking in most standard female education… […]

Haifa Public Transport Flashes Forward

Haifa’s public transport system is receiving a big upgrade. With the recent opening of the new central bus station, a freshly renovated train station and up and coming cable cars, Haifa will step into a more central role.   The central bus station, spanning 20,000 kilometers is not yet fully compete but will operate as… […]

Jerusalem Light Festival Brightens Old City

There is something mesmerizing about a fresh splash of light hitting the most historical buildings of the past. For the tenth year in a row, the Jerusalem Light Festival illuminates the ancient building designs of the past with a large dose of international imagination, allowing hundreds of thousands of local residents and tourists to visualize… […]

Tel Aviv White Night Illuminates Israeli Culture

On the annual Tel Aviv White Night, the nonstop city pulls an all-nighter to celebrate her culture, her growth, and her ever growing community. The all-night tradition began in 2003 after UNESCO named Tel Aviv’s White City a historical heritage site. With over 4,000 Bauhaus buildings built in the 1930s by a slew of German… […]

1,000 Surfers Protest Gas Rig to Protect Mediterranean Sea

About one thousand Israeli surfers took to the Mediterranean Sea on Friday, June 22, not to surf, but to create the largest surf circle as a peaceful protest. The surfers gathered in Herzliya, a city just north of Tel Aviv in Israel to protest against a gas rig by Noble Energy, who wants to begin… […]

Israeli Tech Plays the Field at World Cup

While Israel hasn’t taken the World Cup field as a team since 1970, over 100 Israeli technologies are in play in the sports tech world, from real time analysis to hydration management to digital signage. The number of Israeli startups in the sport tech arena has more than doubled throughout the year. Over 60% are… […]

Football Fans in Israel Celebrate World Cup

One may think sports is a simple yet thrilling way to bring people together, but as years go on, it seems like more and more politics tend to take the field – especially when it comes to Israel. Instead of the World Cup is a perfect opportunity to create shared space for sportsmanlike behavior, many… […]

Can Cells be Trained for Healthier Pregnancies?

A woman’s body is more adaptable than she may think. New Israeli research studies led by Hadassah Medical Center and Hebrew University show that women’s bodies naturally learn from their first pregnancy to create healthier second, and further, pregnancies. A six-year cell study was conducted, and research found that complications during first time births are… […]

Communal Living and Global Travel Blend

Two Israelis are changing the way people travel, live and work. Enter Selina, a new kind of hostel, and haven, to support both international traveler and local community. When two friends and real estate developers took to South America, they uncovered miles of beautiful beaches and untouched opportunity. Rafael Museri and Daniel Rudasevski lived in… […]

Tel Aviv Celebrates 20 Years of Gay Pride

With an uplifting boost of energy, colorful celebrations rang loudly along the streets of Tel Aviv on Friday, June 8 at the annual culmination of Tel Aviv Pride Week, the gay pride parade. The theme of the year was the community celebrating history as 2018 showed the 20th annual year marching, the 10th annual opening… […]

King’s Head Found from 3,000 Years Ago

A 3,000-year-old king’s head figurine was found on the border of Israel and Lebanon. The king, so far, is unknown by scholars but the find has caused an exciting uproar as they try to determine the deeper story behind this precious historical finding. The figure is about two inches tall and is from a time… […]

Israel is Steering Smart Transit Forward

Israel is taking smart transportation seriously. The Transportation Ministry and Israel Innovation Authority are working together to dedicate upwards of $8 million dollars annually to promote and provide ways to advance smart transport. The collaborative forces are boosting Israel to the next level by shifting their infrastructure to support the fast-paced innovations and technologies rolling… […]

Israeli Economy Grows and Need for Inclusivity Does Too

The Israeli economy is booming, and the societal split is growing larger with each step forward. A recently released 2018 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD report, shows what might seem like advancement in Israel’s society; however, the economic gaps between groups like the Haredim and Arabs are only growing further with low employment… […]

Tel Aviv is a Top 20 Greenest City

City dwellers often submit to the reality of living in a concrete jungle as opposed to a green one. As time progresses and the environment declines, the importance of trees only continues to grow. One MIT-based project called Treepedia is spotlighting the greenest of global cities, in hopes of raising awareness on the importance of… […]

Pickled Mango Hits Global Cuisine Scene

You might love it, you might hate it; but amba sauce, or pickled mango, is making its way multi-dimensionally around the world. Amba can be described as a burst of emotional layers of flavor with one bite, and is commonly made from mangoes, vinegar, mustard, turmeric, fenugreek and salt. Perhaps its origins help create such… […]

Bilingual Children Get Massive Benefits

For one fifth of first graders across Israel, Hebrew is not their homegrown language. Due to the increasing number of internationals who move to Israel, Professor Sharon Armon-Lotem of Bar Ilan University has taken to studying the affects of being bilingual, particularly in child development. Her research includes results from the past 20 years, learned… […]

Two Million Dollars Granted for Women’s Rights in Israel

One million dollars is being injected into advancing women’s rights in Israeli society, thanks to the Genesis Prize Foundation. This is in addition to the one million dollars grant that Natalie Portman claimed for women’s empowerment through the organization, for a total of two million dollars. Thanks to Morris Kahn, an Israeli philanthropist, who chose… […]

Refugees Saved from Genocide is First Step

A group of 300 Sudanese asylum seekers were granted refugee status in Israel. While community outrage towards the treatment of thousands of asylum seekers continues, this small but starting step is the right direction towards a positive humanitarian approach to the complicated situation the Israeli government initiated with their plan to expel over 16,000 asylum… […]

Cracking the Soul of Midburn

Exactly 70 years later after the birth of Israel and Jews are still wandering the desert. It’s not quite like the 40 year trek of the post Egypt escape. However, the annual Midburn event has 12,000 wandering souls somewhat escape from the societal pressures of ‘default life’ to enter the rough physical conditions of desert… […]

Autonomous cars are driving Jerusalem

By the end of 2019, a fleet of partially autonomous cars will be travelling the roads of Jerusalem, Israel. It’s the latest news from Mobileye, an Israeli startup acquired by Intel, that leads about 70% of the autonomous driving market and advancing road safety. According to their website, Mobileye currently works with over 13 global… […]