MAGAZINE ABOUT LIFE IN ISRAEL

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July 2017

Ben Gurion Airport lands in Top 10 Worldwide

in Tourism & Nature

Thanks to the annual World’s Best Awards travel survey conducted by Travel and Leisure magazine, the Ben Gurion International Airport in Israel is ranked number eight in the top ten list of best international airports. For its fifth consecutive year, the Singapore Changi Airport received the number one spot. Every year, the well-known New York…

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Jonah and the Big Fish Mosaic Uncovered

in Life, Culture & Sports

We may recognize the famous story of Jonah and the big fish; however, it’s not often we get to witness the accompanying artwork from the 5th century. A delicately detailed mosaic portraying the biblical tale was found in an ancient village called Huqoq. Huqoq also houses what is thought to be remnants of a Roman synagogue…

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Drones are the new delivery dream

in Economy & Innovation

The future has arrived, and it’s being delivered by a squad of drones, or an octocopter dubbed the “Mule.” Enter Flytrex, an Israeli company which provides tailored technology for individuals and businesses who want to offer quick deliveries at a lesser cost, and with the swipe of a smartphone. Founder and CEO, Yariv Bash, was…

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New Aquarium floats into Jerusalem scene

in Economy & Innovation

Jerusalem is expanding its cultural offering even further, and is now taking us all under the sea. The first official aquarium is opening at the end of July in Jerusalem. The aquarium building will be housed on the same land as the Biblical Zoo, and will house a variety of sea creatures and species. With…

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Don’t Go to Israel Travel Video Goes Viral

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

Some might call it classic reverse psychology, or not, but this class project video about Israel has gone viral in the best of ways. The video was created by Noy Leyb and Maya Gilady, two students from IDC International School who are in a public relations course. The video was released on July 4 and…

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