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Cracking the Soul of Midburn

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Exactly 70 years later after the birth of Israel and Jews are still wandering the desert. It’s not quite like the 40 year trek of the post Egypt escape. However, the annual Midburn event has 12,000 wandering souls somewhat escape from the societal pressures of ‘default life’ to enter the rough physical conditions of desert…

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Legendary Football Player Opens Academy in Israel

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Ronaldinho, world famous Brazilian football player, is bringing his own version of sports education to Israel. After a visit to the country, he chose to open the Ronaldinho Soccer Academy school for 6 to 16-year-olds in Ra’anana, which has its own large Brazilian community. Before the school officially opens in September, they will host 100…

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‘Toyphory’ in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

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The bookkeepers were right: the Israeli singer Netta Barzilai took the title for the first time in 20 years with her song ‘Toy’. The first few seconds of her performance were enough to let the international audience know: this singer is anything but average. Netta Barzilai, a 1993-born Tel Avivian singer, operated the musical loop…

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Middle East Gets Olympic Cycling Stadium

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Amidst the success of the Giro d’Italia and the rise of the Israel Cycling Academy, a professional Olympic standard cycling track is under construction in Tel Aviv. Named after the “Godfather of Israeli cycling,” the Sylvan Adams Velodrome will aim to grow and promote both competitive and recreational cycling in Israel. With high hopes of…

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Historical Moment in Israel’s Cycling Future

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History is in the making as the Giro d’Italia, the Italian grand bike tour will leave its European home for the first time in 101 years to jump start in Jerusalem, Israel on May 4. About 176 of the world’s best cyclists will spend the first three stages of the 21-stage race riding the hills…

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