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Jonah and the Big Fish Mosaic Uncovered

in Life, Culture & Sports

We may recognize the famous story of Jonah and the big fish; however, it’s not often we get to witness the accompanying artwork from the 5th century. A delicately detailed mosaic portraying the biblical tale was found in an ancient village called Huqoq. Huqoq also houses what is thought to be remnants of a Roman synagogue…

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New Aquarium floats into Jerusalem scene

in Economy & Innovation

Jerusalem is expanding its cultural offering even further, and is now taking us all under the sea. The first official aquarium is opening at the end of July in Jerusalem. The aquarium building will be housed on the same land as the Biblical Zoo, and will house a variety of sea creatures and species. With…

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Don’t Go to Israel Travel Video Goes Viral

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

Some might call it classic reverse psychology, or not, but this class project video about Israel has gone viral in the best of ways. The video was created by Noy Leyb and Maya Gilady, two students from IDC International School who are in a public relations course. The video was released on July 4 and…

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Tel Aviv city pulls an all nighter for White Night

in Life, Culture & Sports

Imagine walking down the street to see acrobatics flying in the starry sky, graffiti artists spray painting local shop doors, and street bands at every corner surrounded by dance parties. This is White Night Tel Aviv, an all-night Arts Festival when the nonstop city lives up to its own name – in overdrive. It’s the…

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Israeli Designer Brings Culture to Clothing Line

in Life, Culture & Sports

In quite a new and unorthodox manner, Israeli designer Hed Mayner has combined the various spectrums of uniforms in Israel’s culture – from the military to the religious Orthodox – into one incredible clothing line for the modern world. Mayner grew up in a small town along the Lebanese border in Northern Israel. He was…

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