Israel

In Israel, Children of Same-Sex Couples Set to Receive Gay-Friendly ID Cards

In Israel, Children of Same-Sex Couples Set to Receive Gay-Friendly ID Cards
By November 19, 2014

“Mother’s name” or “Father’s name” will be listed twice. (Until now, one parent had to be registered as the other gender.) Read More

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Watch the Israeli Government’s Anime Tourism Pitch

Watch the Israeli Government’s Anime Tourism Pitch
By November 13, 2014

New video aims to entice Japanese visitors to the Holy Land. Read More

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Israeli Con Artist Now Fighting ISIS in Northern Syria

Israeli Con Artist Now Fighting ISIS in Northern Syria
By November 12, 2014

31-year-old Canadian-born woman has joined forces with the Kurds. Read More

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Tel Aviv Ensemble Tziporela Delights With Sketch Comedy Show “Odd Birdz”

Tel Aviv Ensemble Tziporela Delights With Sketch Comedy Show “Odd Birdz”
By November 7, 2014

Start-up theatre from the start-up nation. Read More

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El Al Pledges Commitment to Passengers’ Spiritual Safety in New In-Flight Video

El Al Pledges Commitment to Passengers’ Spiritual Safety in New In-Flight Video
By November 3, 2014

“Full body protection vest” now available for male Orthodox passengers seated next to women. Read More

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The Story of Fatma Bargouth

The Story of Fatma Bargouth
By October 27, 2014

How a 26-year-old Gazan woman with breast cancer built bridges between the people responsible for her care. Read More

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New Short Story Collection Explores Tel Aviv’s Dark Side

New Short Story Collection Explores Tel Aviv’s Dark Side
By October 14, 2014

“What could possibly be dark about our sunny city, a city nicknamed ‘The Bubble?'” — Etgar Keret Read More

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Fasting Out of Solidarity, Not Faith

Fasting Out of Solidarity, Not Faith
By October 2, 2014

From Ladispoli to Jerusalem, Yom Kippur is complicated for this Soviet-born Jew. Read More

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