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Intransition: An Art Exhibit to Support Transgender

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

When two young Israelis, both identifying as transgender, were murdered in Tel Aviv this past summer, the LGBTQ community raised their rainbow flags high and protested against the violence towards the queer community. In the past decade around the globe, almost 3,000 transgender and diverse-gender people have been killed by shooting, stabbing or beating. And…

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Young Israeli Wins Prestigious Jazz Award

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Tel Aviv native Tom Oren was granted with a prestigious prize for young jazz artists in Washington DC. The 24-year-old received the first prize award during the International Piano Competition from the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, which included $25,000 and a record deal. More importantly, it guarantees his immediate recognition as a promising jazz…

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Mensch Film Festival Comes to Israel

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Three German-speaking countries’ embassies in Israel have teamed up to create a unique film festival titled “Mensch!” In German, the word means human being, and in Yiddish, it means a person who acts with honor and integrity. Germany, Austria and Switzerland have joined forces during the week of December 16 to 24 to showcase films…

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Pre-1948 Israel Photo Archives Exposed

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From our team to yours, we wish you a Happy Hanukkah. May all your lights shine ever so bright! About 28,000 images of Israel before it became a state were released on Wikimedia Commons. The pictures, taken between 1900 and 1946, were found in the archives of institutions such as the Jewish National Fund, the…

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Self-made Global Star Inspires Youth Movement

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A fresh and local legend, Stephane Legar is growing into an international influencer among young crowds. Born with the name Stephane Gagba, Legar is a perfect example of a global citizen. His parents are French and African, and arrived in Israel in the nineties on a mission trip when they decided to stay. Today, Legar lives…

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