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Treasure boxes in the spotlight

in Life, Culture & Sports

It has proven to become a significant week for photography lovers: The Israel National photo collection has been uploaded and is now available online. The collection comprises around 160 000 photos, made available in high resolution and for free. Among the impressions are gems, such as Israeli President Efraim Katzir kissing Golda Meir in 1975…

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Passover: Moshe the Kosher Kitty

in Life, Culture & Sports

Dschinji is a foody. Or is there any other description for a dedicated Whiskas-aficionado on four paws? There you go. However, today we faced a problem that was new to me. Firstly, I had run out of cat food. All right. And secondly, it is Passover. You might wonder, gentle reader, how these two obviously…

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Interview with Zubin Mehta: ‘Life goes on’

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

The maestro sits. This is a rather rare occasion for the lively conductor who naturally takes this place at the front of the orchestra. Yet, this time, he is facing questions not instruments. It is surely going to be a musical birthday when world-renowned conductor Maestro Zubin Mehta turns 80 on April 29th this month.…

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BBC broadcast Israeli drama: ‘The A Word’

in Life, Culture & Sports

The British Broadcasting Corporation BBC has bought a script from Israel’s Keshet International and is now showing six episodes of the drama series ‘The A Word’. It is a first that a British channel bought an Israeli script, even though the most popular Israeli TV export has been ‘Prisoners of War’ which was turned into…

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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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