MAGAZINE ABOUT LIFE IN ISRAEL

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From Homeless to Hero

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When Mariuma Ben Yosef ran away from home at 14 years old, she discovered how it felt to live on the streets, dig in the trash for food, and sleep on benches. In Boston for two years, she also found out just how unprotected she felt as a homeless youth, on a constant maze of…

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Wine Industry is Flourishing

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With its borders smaller than the state of New Jersey, it’s incredible to imagine the exponential way the Israeli wine industry has grown. Israel’s climate and various topographies offer an abundant advantage to vineyards which are scattered throughout the country. From the heat of the Negev desert, to the cold and snowy Hermon mountain, each…

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The Spirit of the International Jaffa Jazz Festival

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“It’s not my festival. It belongs to the people.” Spoken by Amikam Kimelman, who played an instrumental role in the creation of the International Jaffa Jazz Festival, and three years down the line, is still going strong, despite its shaky beginning. As a well-known producer, saxophonist and composer, Kimelman is also a founding member of…

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Israel is a Mediterranean Dance Mecca

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Hundreds of dancers from across the world fly to Israel to experience training at Israel’s dance companies every year. Despite the small country, its dance culture is highly respected, rigorous, and a highlight for dancers on a global scale. Nika Antuenette, a 26-year old dancer currently living in New York City, has traveled to Israel…

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Matchmaker, Make me a Match

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The yenta days are long-gone, and Jewish grandmothers across the world are stuck in continuous head shaking mode, ever since modern dating mayhem has taken over. It used to be that two people were introduced, a woman was courted, a man was considerate – and then they got married. Today, the singles scene runs rampant…

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