A Mean Zucchini Slice Of Life

By Eileen Goltz We must truly be living in an alternate universe. I, the queen of all that dies in the garden, planted seeds for zucchini plants, knowing they wouldn’t...

Original CATS production Headed to Israel (VIDEO)

CATS Photo: Courtesy The world famous musical, CATS, is headed for the Holy Land, according to Israel's NRG News, and promoters say tickets will be going fast. Set to debut in...

In honor of Tu B’Av: Israeli Love in numbers

The Israel Central Bureau of Statistics report has released statistics on romantic relationships and marriages in Israel ahead of Tu B'av, the Jewish holiday of love. Credit: Giufra9396 via...

Joining the Nation of israel and then Immigrating to the Land

Meet Malachi and Tanya Avital Ben-Yehuda of Riverdale, New York,  an African-American couple who converted to Judaism four years ago, made aliyah to Israel on July 21. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVE-T0NcwI8

Davis Cup match moved from Tel Aviv due to Gaza conflict

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) – Israel will not host its Davis Cup playoff match against Argentina due to the conflict in Gaza. The International Tennis Federation announced Thursday that it...

Israeli Artist Wins Arthur Szyk Prize for Zionist Art

By Aryeh Savir Tazpit News Agency The Arthur Szyk Prize for Disruptive Thought and Zionist Art announced it has named Jerusalem-born artist Tomer Peretz winner of the inaugural prize. The Arthur...

Summer Cooking: Seviche

By Elke Probkevitz In the summer, you want to eat foods that are fresh and chilled, with little or no cooking. Seviche (or ceviche) fits that bill. Seviche uses fresh...

Crowdfunding for Israel and Gaza, with condoms and drones

Crowdfunding campaigns, using sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, have become an increasingly popular way to generate money for everything from independent films to new technologies – even healthy-body-image fashion...


Dutch Orchestral Concert Staged Friday, 09 May, 2014 Queen Beatrix of Holland attends an Orchestral Concert. The Conductor, who just happens to be Muslim, proceeds to give the Queen a lecture...

How To Frost A Cake

By Elke Probkevitz Baking a cake is pretty simple. As long as you follow the recipe and take care to get the measurements just right, your cake will be delicious....
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