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Cornerstone for the new National Library

in Life, Culture & Sports

Jerusalem’s next prestige project is on its way: at the beginning of this week, President Reuven Rivlin symbolically laid the first cornerstone for the country`s new National Library. The building, due to be opened in 2020, is designed and carried out by the Swiss architects Herzog and de Meuron and the Israeli architects Amir Mann-Ami…

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‘My ambition is to revive the rich heritage of Jews with Indian roots’

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

The India-Israel bilateral is more than the diplomatic ties shared by the two governments. The two countries enjoy a connection that goes back 2000 years. Jennifer Bligh speaks to Jaideep Sarkar who served as India’s Ambassador to Israel until March 2016: Q: Most that people know about Israel-India relations is that India is a great…

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A loan word portal born of great patience

in Health & Science/Life, Culture & Sports

After eight years of painstaking work, Uriel Adiv has published an online dictionary for German loan words in Hebrew. A “very good, wonderful thing” is known in Hebrew as a “Goldstik”. For those with a knowledge of German it is immediately obvious the word is based on the German “Goldstück” (treasure). It is just one…

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Written from the future

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

“I never thought I’d get to hear one of my texts read out in Hebrew,” says Sherko Fatah with a smile, readily admitting he did not understand a single word. The Berlin-based author is one of ten writers who have contemplated the question of “How will people in 2065 feel about our present time?” Ten…

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Sara von Schwarze: Between Two Worlds

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

The apartment in downtown Tel Aviv could feature in any architecture magazine as the quintessential artist’s digs. Two cats doze picturesquely amid piles of photographs, books, scripts. At the big round table sits Sara von Schwarze against a backdrop of trees swaying in the wind visible out the window behind her. The actress is very…

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