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‘Dwellings’ offers a visual exploration of home and acceptance.

City notes: Giving thanks

From environmental and transportation reforms in the North to deep, imaginative art in the Center to good ol’ turkey dinners in the South, there is plenty be thankful for this week.

Quick and easy transfers: Joseph Sokol (left) and Meir Leff.

Living on dollars in Israel

Many transactions require pricey international wire fees, making transferring and converting amounts under $10,000 financially inefficient.

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
Rifka Lebowitz's new book (top) targets English speakers coming to Israel who don’t understand the n

Living financially smarter in Israel

The book covers topics such as bank transfers, children’s accounts, the Post Office Bank, foreign currency exchanges, getting a loan in Israel, how Israeli credit cards work and much more.

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
The frst secret of pita/lafa baking is a very hot  oven and a very short bake

Pita perfect

Why is it then that most home bakers find it hardest to duplicate these famous, staple breads in their own kitchen?

A delightful early spring addition to the garden’s polychromic floral splendor

The natural way

The monochromic drawings are a wonder to behold and suggest some hidden paradise betwixt rich foliage and blissfully wayward vegetation.

‘Schreber,’ written and directed by Ran Bechor, tells the  chilling story of a 19th-century German j

Staging Israel

The showcase organizers have cast their theatrical and thematic nets far and wide, and the visitors from abroad.

Three of the Klub7 artists are dwarfed by one of their large-scale murals.

Klubbing together in Tel Aviv

Klub7 is a collective of artists, most of whom hail from Halle in former East Germany and now exhibit works in Tel Aviv

Art in a gallery

Chabba Art Gallery: Where Israeli art is literally at home

The Chabba Gallery is a unique art gallery in Herzliya.

At a time when one is feeling raw, a kind word and warm smile can make all the difference.

Sense and sensitivity

It is the moments of empathy and warmth when mourning a loved one that bring light into the darkness.

‘Gojo’ huts and plots of land

Rediscovering values in the village

Together with others from the Ethiopian community, Geula Hadary brings alive the story of the trek to Israel – with the risks of hunger, disease and bandits.

The Jerusalem Dance Theater presents ‘When I Grow Up to Be Small.’

City Notes: Arts of the Mediterranean

Mediterranean Biennale features works from more than a dozen countries

Two-color chocolate mousse.

Grapevine: Broadway in TA

Concerts, Balfour declaration celebrations, and chocolate tasting

Do bad things make good people even better?

Ten years ago a wealthy entrepreneur was living the life...then he was struck with a rare form of leukemia

Gathering Aliyah blooms

In honor of Aliya Day on October 27, one woman shares personal musings on her immigration experiences


Cycles of Love

Charity ides raise cash for children's hospital


Protected by the post-nup

The halachic prenuptial and newly, postnuptial agreements, are important weapons in the communal fight against ‘get’ refusal

The Balfour Declaration

The Centennial of the Balfour Declaration

...and Lord Balfour in Eretz Yisrael in 1925

Battle of Beersheba

Changing the face of the Middle East

Approaching the centenary of the Battle of Beersheba, we delve into the Australian stake in the creation of the State of Israel.


Israelis to the rescue all over the world

IsraAID’s global disaster response realizes the dream of the Jewish state being a light unto the nations.

old city of Nazareth

Nazareth – the Old City

After some more sightseeing, you’ll be ready for dinner.

Avishai Ben Baruch

Film for change

The Social Film Festival will take place in Lod from October 23 to 26.

Wilfrid Israel Museum

City notes: Art, art, art

The time is right to revel in Israel’s rich arts scene – from activist painting, to sculptures hidden in nature, to innovative sound design. Pick your favorite, or try a few.

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