The best place to sing

4,000 college students from 60 countries gathered in Tel Aviv for the latest mass singalong by the social music project, Koolulam. They sang Kit Chan’s “There’s No Place I’d Rather Be”.

Eat your way round Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

In Open Restaurants Jerusalem (Nov 14-17) restaurants open up to chefs, who offer a combination of workshops, meals and talks. Meanwhile, visiting chefs take over the kitchens of the most popular restaurants for Tel Aviv’s 4th annual AMEX Roundtables Tour (Nov 11-23).

93-year-old artist’s new exhibition

Painter and sculptor Aviva Naaman (age 93) spoke on ILTV about her latest solo exhibition of Judaica, that has just opened at Jerusalem’s Hechal Shlomo’s Wolfson Museum of Jewish Art.

Israel’s remarkable culture of innovation

Sheldon Kirshner sums up Avi Jorisch’s recent excellent book “Thou Shalt Innovate.”

Weizmann Institute – a must visit

The Levinson Visitors Center at the Weizmann Institute of Science takes you on exciting journey through interactive exhibits to personal testimonials from scientists whose research has led to some of the most groundbreaking of medical and technological applications.

History made in UAE

Israeli judokas Sagi Muki and Peter Paltchik won gold medals at the IJF Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi. It marked the first time in the United Arab Emirates that Israeli athletes have worn the Israeli flag on their uniforms and that the Israeli national anthem Hatikvah has been played at UAE victory ceremonies.

The vegan capital of the world

I have reported previously several articles about vegan food in Israel, including that Israel has the most vegans per-capita in the world.  Many foods (e.g. humous) are vegan by design but, as this video shows, there are many unique Israeli vegan dishes that even carnivores will enjoy.

Fashion exhibition continues

I reported previously on the Israeli fashion exhibition at Jerusalem’s Israel Museum.  I recently enjoyed visiting this display of historical clothing of the Jewish State. The exhibition continues until 6th April 2019.

Israel’s Alon Day wins NASCAR Euro again

Israel’s Alon Day had an impressive start to finish win at Belgium’s Circuit Zolder on the last day of the season to win the Euro NASCAR championship for the second consecutive year. Day’s seventh victory this year matches the record for the most wins in a season.

Youth Olympics Israeli medal winners

At the Youth Olympic games in Buenos Aires, swimmer Anastasya Gorbenko won gold in the women’s 200m individual medley while Denis Loktev won bronze in the men’s 200m freestyle. Yonatan Fridman and Noa Kazdo Yakar won the acrobatic gymnastics mixed pair silver medal.