Modern Israel

The State of Israel is a success on a global scale. A country that has become a leader in many fields in just 72 years.
KKL-JNF helped establish the Zionist enterprise in the land of Israel from the beginning of the 20th century and continues to do so today, with our international partners.

The Overseas Education Department's Kits

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Our Israel Activity Kit

Our Israel Activity Kit

Created by KKL-JNF for students of a wide range of ages, this 96 page long activity booklet includes lots of interactive activities about the State of Israel, including its establishment and

Israeli Inventions Activity Kit

Israeli Inventions Activity Kit

Created by the KKL-JNF for teenagers and adults, this 95 minute long activity will introduce participants to Israeli inventions, strengthen their connection to Israel through the world of Israeli innovation, and

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Promoting Multicultural Coexistence in Northern Israel

Promoting Multicultural Coexistence in Northern Israel

A closer look at some of KKL-JNF’s special projects in promoting coexistence in Israel’s culturally diverse Galilee region, enabling different ethnic and religious groups to enjoy nature together. These projects

KKL-JNF 2040: Moving to the Land of Tomorrow

KKL-JNF 2040: Moving to the Land of Tomorrow

KKL-JNF presents a detailed vision of the intra-Israeli relocation of one and a half million residents to the Negev and the Galilee. KKL-JNF will turn the Negev and the Galilee

Israel 2040: Turning the Negev & Galilee into Hi-Tech Hubs

Israel 2040: Turning the Negev & Galilee into Hi-Tech Hubs

Reducing the social and economic gaps between central and peripheral Israel is crucial for Israel’s future, and is the essence of KKL-JNF’s 2040 plan. Only KKL-JNF, with it’s system-wide focus

KKL-JNF Houses for Youth in Israel’s Periphery

KKL-JNF Houses for Youth in Israel’s Periphery

Learn about a unique KKL-JNF project (2:40) that serves to empower Israeli youth in Nazareth. The House for Excellence is an inviting, informal education center which will serve as the prototype

KKL-JNF Helps Young Israelis Fulfill Their Dreams

KKL-JNF Helps Young Israelis Fulfill Their Dreams

In this short clip (0:42), students at the KKL-JNF House for Excellence in Upper Nazareth share their ambitions for their future. The House for Excellence is an inviting, informal education

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How Did Israel Become the Start-Up Nation?

How Did Israel Become the Start-Up Nation?

Produced by VisuakPolitik, a YouTube channel about global politics and international events, this video (09:33) explores how a country as small and turbulent as Israel managed to become one of the world’s

IsraAID: Humanitarian Relief Across the World

IsraAID: Humanitarian Relief Across the World

Produced by the World Jewish Congress, this video (01:24) introduces the important projects of IsraAID, an Israeli NGO that has worked in emergency response and long-term development in 47 countries. The

Innovation: Africa – Bringing Israeli Innovation to African Villages

Innovation: Africa – Bringing Israeli Innovation to African Villages

This video (03:14) introduces the important work of Innovation: Africa, an Israeli NGO that has brought innovative Israeli solar technologies to more than 100 villages in seven African countries. So far,

The IDF’s Rescue Efforts in Mexico

The IDF’s Rescue Efforts in Mexico

This i24NEWS segment (01:55) describes Israel’s emergency response following a deadly earthquake in Mexico in 2017, including an IDF delegation of Search & Rescue personnel and engineers who worked to

IDF Field Hospital in Haiti: A Model for Crisis Care

IDF Field Hospital in Haiti: A Model for Crisis Care

This MSNBC news segment (02:42) covers the impressive work of the Israeli field hospital set up in Haiti following the catastrophic earthquake in 2010 that killed more than 100,000 people.

Israel’s History of Global Humanitarian Aid

Israel’s History of Global Humanitarian Aid

Produced by the Israel advocacy organization StandWithUs, this video slideshow (02:21) summarizes Israel’s history of global humanitarian aid operations, including emergency response to natural disasters in recent years, such as those

3 Ways Israel is Helping the World

3 Ways Israel is Helping the World

Produced in honor of World Humanitarian Day, this video (01:33) highlights three examples of Israeli humanitarian relief efforts around the world: Operation Good Neighbor, the IDF operation which provided medical

MASHAV: Celebrating Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation

MASHAV: Celebrating Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation

Produced in 2018 to mark 60 years since the founding of MASHAV, this video (04:19) celebrates the values and achievements of the Agency for International Development Coordination at Israel’s Ministry

Operation Good Neighbor: The IDF’s Humanitarian Aid to Syria

Operation Good Neighbor: The IDF’s Humanitarian Aid to Syria

Produced by the Israel Defense Forces, this video (03:02) provides background and information about Operation Good Neighbor, which provided humanitarian aid to Syrians affected by the Syrian Civil War between 2016

IDF Mobile Field Hospital: Go Fast, Go Far, Go Big

IDF Mobile Field Hospital: Go Fast, Go Far, Go Big

In this speech (05:43), Dr. Ofer Merin, Commander of the IDF’s Mobile Field Hospital Unit, describes his unit’s work in international disaster zones and the unique capabilities and values that

IDF’s Disaster Response Field Hospital Ranked #1 in the World

IDF’s Disaster Response Field Hospital Ranked #1 in the World

This video (01:17) was produced in 2016, after the United Nation’s World Health Organization recognized the Israeli army’s field hospital, often sent abroad to provide aid at the sites of

S.Y. Agnon: Winner of Israel’s First Nobel Prize

S.Y. Agnon: Winner of Israel’s First Nobel Prize

In an article from Commentary Magazine titled ‘Filling the Artistic Void’, rabbi and writer Meir Y. Soleveichik discusses the profound and timeless work of the writer who earned Israel its

Begin on Shared Nobel Prize with Sadat

Begin on Shared Nobel Prize with Sadat

Hear Menachem Begin‘s public response to having been announced as one of the two winners of 1978’s Nobel Peace Prize in this news clip (1:08) from the AP Archive. Begin

Rabin, Peres, and Arafat Share 1994 Peace Prize

Rabin, Peres, and Arafat Share 1994 Peace Prize

This news clip (2:14) from the AP Archive covers the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony and some of the aftermath faced by its winners—Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, Israeli Foreign

Hershko and Ciechanover Explain The Ubiquitin System

Hershko and Ciechanover Explain The Ubiquitin System

Take a user-friendly visual tour of the discovery that won Israelis Aaron Ciechanover and Avram Hershko the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry in this excerpt (2:50) from the YES docuseries “The

Daniel Kahneman On Our Two Systems of Thinking

Daniel Kahneman On Our Two Systems of Thinking

In this clip (4:22) from British news hub The Guardian, Israeli-American psychologist Daniel Kahneman breaks down the concept of slow and fast thinking and explains why it matters. Simple though

Israel Boasts the Most Vegans Per Capita in the World

Israel Boasts the Most Vegans Per Capita in the World

This article, from the magazine Israel21c, reports that Israel has the most vegans per capita in the world, due to the initiative of the non-profit organization, “Vegan-Friendly.”  Vegan-Friendly’s leader, Omri

Robert Aumann: If You Want Peace, Prepare For War

Robert Aumann: If You Want Peace, Prepare For War

In this clip (2:42), Israeli-American Nobel prize winner Robert Aumann explains what mathematics and game theory have to do with nuclear weapons, the Cold War, and the “amazing sixty years” between

A Talk With Aaron Ciechanover

A Talk With Aaron Ciechanover

Renowned Israeli biologist Aaron Ciechanover explains his research in protein degradation in this clip (2:19) from Israel’s official YouTube channel. Along with fellow Israeli laureate Avram Hershko and American laureate

Israel’s First Nobel Prize in Science

Israel’s First Nobel Prize in Science

This clip (3:18) from Haifa’s Technion Institute introduces Israel’s first Nobel prize winners in science: Avram Hershko and Aaron Ciechanover. They were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2004 along

A talk with Dan Shechtman

A talk with Dan Shechtman

In this clip (3:53), hear about how Dan Shechtman, Israeli winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, came to discover quasicrystals, as well as the vehement opposition he faced

Dan Shechtman reminisces about his early years

Dan Shechtman reminisces about his early years

Israeli Nobel prize-winning scientist Dan Shechtman sits down with 21see and reminisces about his early years in this clip (2:16). His passion is contagious as he recalls what moved and

Ada Yonath: Israel’s First Female Nobelist

Ada Yonath: Israel’s First Female Nobelist

Learn how Israeli Nobelist Ada Yonath went from a childhood of intense poverty to an adulthood of innovation and international acclaim in this clip (5:52) from the home of her

A talk with Robert Aumann

A talk with Robert Aumann

Hear Israeli-American mathematician Robert Aumann speak about the contribution that earned him and Thomas Schelling 2005’s Nobel Prize in Economics in this clip (2:41) from the official YouTube channel of

Celebrating Michael Levitt’s Nobel prize

Celebrating Michael Levitt’s Nobel prize

This video clip (5:33) follows Israeli-American-British biophysicist Michael Levitt’s emotionally-charged morning on the day of the announcement that he was one of three winners of 2013’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Arieh Warshel explains his prize-winning work

Arieh Warshel explains his prize-winning work

In this brief clip (1:43) from the University of Southern California, renowned Israeli biochemist and biophysicist Arieh Warshel explains in simple terms the scientific research that earned him the Nobel

Meet Nobelists Arieh Warshel and Michael Levitt

Meet Nobelists Arieh Warshel and Michael Levitt

Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at scientists Arieh Warshel and Michael Levitt in this excerpt (3:53) from “The Nobelists,” a YES documentary about Israel’s Nobel prize winners. Learn why Warshel loves Pac-Man,

Idan Raichel: Bringing Collaborative Israeli Music to the World

Idan Raichel: Bringing Collaborative Israeli Music to the World

This exclusive interview (07:34) with iconic Israeli musician Idan Raichel (07:34) reveals his thoughts on the power of collaborative music, representing Israel abroad, and his solo career. Raichel is the

Israeli Musicians Strike a Note Abroad

Israeli Musicians Strike a Note Abroad

This video (03:20) explores the recent phenomenon of Israeli musicians making it in the international music scene, especially New York. Mentioning both established and up-and-coming musicians, the video discusses what

Moran Samuel: Israeli Para Athlete and Rowing Champion

Moran Samuel: Israeli Para Athlete and Rowing Champion

This article, from the online news magazine Israel 21c, reports on Moran Samuel, a world rowing champion and winner of the bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. Samuel, originally a

Static & Ben El On Their Success Abroad

Static & Ben El On Their Success Abroad

From the KTLA news channel in Los Angeles, this interview (02:07) puts the spotlight on Static & Ben El, an Israeli musical pop duo made up of Liraz Rousseau (Static)

Remembering Israel’s First Astronaut: Ilan Ramon

Remembering Israel’s First Astronaut: Ilan Ramon

This video [01:53], published by the official YouTube channel of the State of Israel, commemorates Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli astronaut. Ramon was killed along with his other crew members

Rona Ramon– A Hero in Her Own Right

Rona Ramon– A Hero in Her Own Right

This video [1:06], published by ILTV Israel Daily news platform, reports on Rona Ramon, who passed away on December 18, 2019, at age 54. In 2003, Rona’s husband Ilan Ramon,

Beresheet: A Spacecraft to Inspire the Next Generation Of Israeli Youth

Beresheet: A Spacecraft to Inspire the Next Generation Of Israeli Youth

i24 NEWS, an Israeli international news channel, reports in this video on the motivation behind the creation of the Israeli Spacecraft, Beresheet. Though Beresheet ultimately crash-landed on the Moon’s surface

Spacecraft Beresheet Proclaims, “Small Country, Big Dreams”

Spacecraft Beresheet Proclaims, “Small Country, Big Dreams”

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) reports in this video, on the Israeli spacecraft Beresheet’s unsuccessful moon landing. Though SpaceIL, the non-profit organization which created Beresheet, was disappointed with the spacecraft’s

Spacecraft Beresheet — The Beginning of a New Era in Space Exploration

Spacecraft Beresheet — The Beginning of a New Era in Space Exploration

In this video [04:32], Tech Insider, the tech branch of Business Insider, provides background information on the Israeli spacecraft, Beresheet. At 1,290 pounds, and an expenditure of $100 million funded

Yarden Gerbi: Israeli World Champion in Women’s Judo

Yarden Gerbi: Israeli World Champion in Women’s Judo

This interview [02:42], published by the official YouTube channel of the State of Israel, features an interview with world Judo champion, Yarden Gerbi. Gerbi reminds viewers that though Israel is

The Story of Israeli Soccer Superstar Yossi Benayoun

The Story of Israeli Soccer Superstar Yossi Benayoun

This article, featured in “From the Grapevine,” a website offering positive stories about Israel, reports on Yossi Benayoun’s April 2019 decision to retire. Benayoun grew up Dimona, one of the poorest cities

Alex Shatilov: Israeli Artistic Gymnastics Champion

Alex Shatilov: Israeli Artistic Gymnastics Champion

“Love Israel” magazine, created to show the positive aspects of Israeli culture  regularly overlooked by the media, interviews artistic gymnast and Floor Exercise champion, Alex Shatilov, in this article. Shatilov made

Arab-Israeli Munas Dabbur: the highest paid Israeli soccer player in History

Arab-Israeli Munas Dabbur: the highest paid Israeli soccer player in History

  This video [02:39], published by the Israeli international news channel, i24 NEWS, features the Arab-Israeli Soccer star, Munas Dabbur, the highest paid Israeli soccer player in history. Dabbur, a

Sagi Muki: Israeli Judo Champion Proudly Represents Israel

Sagi Muki: Israeli Judo Champion Proudly Represents Israel

This video, published by the official YouTube channel of the State of Israel, spotlights Sagi Muki, an Israeli judoka (Judo expert) who has been training since age four. He hoped

Omri Casspi: The First Israeli in the NBA

Omri Casspi: The First Israeli in the NBA

This video [04:09], published by the Sacramento Kings after drafting Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to ever play in the NBA, shows his journey from Maccabi Tel Aviv to the NBA.

Shahar Peer: A World Class Tennis Player and Proud Jew

Shahar Peer: A World Class Tennis Player and Proud Jew

In this article, published by the major Jewish content website, Aish.com, Israeli tennis player Shahar Peer reveals the challenging and triumphant moments in her career.  While the rest of her competitors

Wealth Inequality in Israel: 2nd Highest Among OECD Countries

Wealth Inequality in Israel: 2nd Highest Among OECD Countries

This brief video [01:34] from i24News, an Israel based international news channel, reports that in 2016 Israel was ranked among the 34 OECD countries (Organization for Economic Co-oeperation and Development)

Israel’s Water Supply: From Shortage to Surplus

Israel’s Water Supply: From Shortage to Surplus

In this video [07:57] produced by PBS NewsHour, Martin Fletcher reports on how Israel has increased its water supply dramatically in just a few years. Israel has incorporated water recycling,

Dan Senor: How Israel Became a Leader in Business Innovation

Dan Senor: How Israel Became a Leader in Business Innovation

In this CNBC news segment (06:46), Dan Senor, co author of Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle, discusses some of the unique factors that have helped Israel become a

Israel: Start-Up Nation for All…Or Is It?

Israel: Start-Up Nation for All…Or Is It?

Produced by Appleseeds Academy, an Israeli nonprofit that aims to bridge the digital divide between the Start-Up Nation and Israel’s geographic and social periphery, this video (01:38) questions whether Israel

Israeli Arabs Seeking Greater Share in Country’s Start-up Success

Israeli Arabs Seeking Greater Share in Country’s Start-up Success

In this article from Business Insider, Tova Cohen discusses some of the factors that limit Arab Israelis from succeeding in the tech sector of the Start-Up Nation, including scarce funding,

Community Collaboration: The Secret of Israel’s Hi-Tech Success

Community Collaboration: The Secret of Israel’s Hi-Tech Success

From collaborative co-working spaces to informal mentorship programs, this short video (02:06) attributes Israel’s success as a Start Up Nation to the willingness of successful entrepreneurs to share their ideas, knowledge

Failure: The Surprising Fuel in Israel’s Startup Engine

Failure: The Surprising Fuel in Israel’s Startup Engine

In this article from ISRAEL21c, Abigail Klein Leichman shows how the attitude of Israel’s Start-Up industry toward failure contributes to its ultimate success. Interviews with some of Israel’s most successful

Economic Freedom: The Key to the Start-Up Nation’s Success

Economic Freedom: The Key to the Start-Up Nation’s Success

Providing a brief economic history of the State of Israel, this video (03:50) shows how Israel’s shift from a socialist state to a free-market economy based on Milton Friedman’s school of

Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World

Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World

In this inspiring video (06:18), Avi Jorisch, entrepreneur and author of Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World, explores the disproportionate role Israel plays in creating innovative solutions to some of

Innovation in Israel & the Palestinian Territories

Innovation in Israel & the Palestinian Territories

Produced by WIRED UK, a publication about life-changing people, trends and ideas, this video (18:58) is this the first of five in a documentary series about the tech industry in

How to use the Start-Up Nation Finder

How to use the Start-Up Nation Finder

This short video [01:36] by Start-up Nation Central, shows users how to navigate the Start-up Nation Finder, a free online platform which offers up-to-date information on Israel’s innovation ecosystem. The site

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Lazer Lloyd: Rockin’

Lazer Lloyd: Rockin’

This video of a live festival performance features American-Israeli singer-songwriter and guitarist, Lazer Lloyd, one of the few artists playing Americana, folk and blues in Israel. Popular throughout the United

Noga Erez: Dance While You Shoot

Noga Erez: Dance While You Shoot

This is the official music video for the song that gained Noga Erez international recognition after it was used by Apple in an advertising campaign in 2017. Trained in jazz music,

Be My Friend for Peace, the Remix

Be My Friend for Peace, the Remix

This techno mashup by Tel Aviv-based artist Noy Alooshe (2:30) re-cuts famous words spoken by late Israeli Nobel prize-winning politician Shimon Peres in his bid for peace. In 1994, then-Foreign Minister

Ester Rada: Life Happens

Ester Rada: Life Happens

This is the music video for the most famous song by Ester Rada, an Israeli singer of Ethiopian origins who has a unique cross-cultural sound reflecting Ethio-Jazz, funk, soul, and

David D’Or: Hagidi Li

David D’Or: Hagidi Li

This is music video for a Hebrew pop song by Israeli singer, composer and song-writer, David D’Or, Israel’s representative at the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest. A countertenor with a vocal range of

Balkan Beat Box: Move It

Balkan Beat Box: Move It

This is the official music video for a high-energy song by Balkan Beat Box, an Israeli musical group that plays a creative blend of Jewish, Balkan, Middle Eastern, Gypsy punk,

Orphaned Land: Norra El Norra

Orphaned Land: Norra El Norra

This is the official music video for a song derived from the Yom Kippur prayer service by Orphaned Land, a progressive Israeli heavy metal band that combines Jewish, Arabic and

Asaf Avidan: Reckoning Song (One Day)

Asaf Avidan: Reckoning Song (One Day)

This video presents the original version of the song which ultimately brought Israeli singer-songwriter Asaf Avidan to international success. Originally from Jerusalem, Avidan is best known for his unique voice,

David Broza: East Jerusalem / West Jerusalem (ft. Wyclef Jean)

David Broza: East Jerusalem / West Jerusalem (ft. Wyclef Jean)

This music video features Israeli superstar, David Broza, and Grammy award winning American rapper, Wyclef Jean, singing a duet about Broza’s coexistence project, “East Jerusalem West Jerusalem.” The  collaborative peace

Static & Ben El: Tudo Bom

Static & Ben El: Tudo Bom

This is the official music video for the English version of Static & Ben El’s hit song, “Tudo Bom,” featuring Colombian singer, J Bavlin. The Israeli pop duo, made up of Liraz

The Idan Raichel Project: Mi Ma’amakim (From the Depths)

The Idan Raichel Project: Mi Ma’amakim (From the Depths)

This music video presents one of the most popular songs from the Idan Raichel Project, a unique, intercultural, collaborative musical initiative that integrates musicians of different styles from around the world

Infected Mushroom: Becoming Insane

Infected Mushroom: Becoming Insane

In a combination of Spanish and English, this music video presents a popular song by Infected Mushroom, a successful Israeli musical duo comprised of Erez Eisen and Amit Duvdevani that

Yemen Blues: Um Min Al Yaman

Yemen Blues: Um Min Al Yaman

This music video presents the unique sounds of Yemen Blues, a blend of traditional Yemenite, West African, jazz, and funk music. Led by Israeli musician of Yemenite origin, Ravid Kahalani,

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Chef Einat Admony, the Ultimate “Balaboosta”

Chef Einat Admony, the Ultimate “Balaboosta”

Published by the Michelin guide to restaurants, this video [04:17] features Israeli chef Einat Admony, the owner of three highly successful restaurants in NYC, including “Balaboosta,” (Yiddish for an exceptional homemaker). Admony

A simple recipe for Homemade Pita

A simple recipe for Homemade Pita

Learn how to make Israel’s favorite and most versatile bread, pita, with this video [06:48] from Chef John on the Food Wishes channel. Though pita is often sold in stores,

Want to make Tahini? It’s Easy, delicious, and super healthy.

Want to make Tahini? It’s Easy, delicious, and super healthy.

Tahini, made from ground sesame seeds, is a nutrient-rich healthy dip which is very popular in Israel. This video from the Haaretz YouTube channel shows how quick and simple it

How to Make Israeli Salad

How to Make Israeli Salad

You’ll find Israeli salad in almost every restaurant, home, or family get together– it’s a staple in the quintessential  Israeli meal. Watch this video from Haaretz’s YouTube channel to find

How to Make Delicious Homemade Hummus

How to Make Delicious Homemade Hummus

This video [03:56], from Adam and Joanne’s inspiredtaste.net, reveals the secret to making fresh, homemade, creamy hummus. Bring the taste of Israel home with you by preparing this simple, easy to

How to make Shakshuka–easier than it seems

How to make Shakshuka–easier than it seems

This video [01:12] from the Haaretz YouTube channel, illustrates how to make the North African dish, Shakshuka, a flavorful mix of of spiced tomatoes, onions, red peppers, and poached eggs.To

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Anecdotes

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Infographic: How Did Israel Become the Start-Up Nation?

Infographic: How Did Israel Become the Start-Up Nation?

Created by OneRagtime based on the book Start Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle, this post presents a useful infographic that clearly depicts some of the major factors that

Seeds Tech-Entrepreneurial Program: Working Toward Equality in the Start-Up Sector

Seeds Tech-Entrepreneurial Program: Working Toward Equality in the Start-Up Sector

Created by Seeds Tech-Entrepreneurial Program, a start-up accelerator that trains aspiring entrepreneurs from Israel’s social and geographic periphery, this document summarizes the inequality of Israel’s tech start-up industry and shows how

Why Is Israel Called the Start-Up Nation?

Why Is Israel Called the Start-Up Nation?

This short video (01:29) presents some of the statistics that have led to Israel’s global reputation as the Start-Up nation, as well as the impact of mandatory military service in

A Brief History of Yiddish Food in Israel

A Brief History of Yiddish Food in Israel

  This clip [02:13], from the documentary film, “Make Hummus Not War,” offers a brief history of Ashkenazi (Eastern European Jewish) food in the Israel. Acclaimed food writers Janna Gur

The Thousand Faces of Menachem Begin

The Thousand Faces of Menachem Begin

Meet the many personas that former prime minister Menachem Begin hid behind during his younger years in this short clip (0:43). Although he would later go on to become one

The Human Side of Israel’s Nobelists

The Human Side of Israel’s Nobelists

Meet Israel’s recent Nobel prize winners in this Times of Israel article titled ‘Lives of struggle, rejection, vindication: The essence of Israel’s ‘Nobelists’’. The article is based on Israeli filmmaker Uri Rosenwaks’s

Op-Ed: The Worst Man Ever To Win the Nobel Peace Prize

Op-Ed: The Worst Man Ever To Win the Nobel Peace Prize

In an op-ed from the Times of Israel titled ‘The Worst Man Ever to Win the Nobel Peace Prize’, journalist Jay Nordlinger expresses a passionate opinion about the darker back-story

What’s so Good About Israeli Breakfast?

What’s so Good About Israeli Breakfast?

Israel is known for its lavish breakfasts which include fresh salads, different cheeses, spreads, breads. Watch this video [01:10], published by the Israeli Ministry of Tourism, for a taste of

President Clinton Remembers Yitzhak Rabin

President Clinton Remembers Yitzhak Rabin

Former President Bill Clinton has a surprising response when asked to recall his toughest moment as president in this clip (2:43) from the Queen Latifah Show. Learn about the warm personal

Israeli Chef Yotam Ottolenghi Discusses his new dessert cookbook, “sweet”

Israeli Chef Yotam Ottolenghi Discusses his new dessert cookbook, “sweet”

This video [04:30] from “CBS This Morning,” features Yotam Ottolenghi, an Israeli chef who became successful through his London-based restaurants and award-winning cookbooks. Ottolenghi grew up in Jerusalem, served in

A Taste of Sarona Market’s Diverse Israeli Cuisine

A Taste of Sarona Market’s Diverse Israeli Cuisine

Explore Tel Aviv’s chic Sarona Market through four delicious cuisines showcased in this video [02:22], published by Israel’s official YouTube channel. Stop in for a lunch of locally sourced Rainbow

Traditional Moroccan Jewish Cuisine in Israel

Traditional Moroccan Jewish Cuisine in Israel

Moroccan Jewish culture has largely influenced Israeli culture, and one can see this clearly from the popularity of Moroccan food throughout Israel. This video, published by Israel’s official YouTube channel, features

Chef-Artist Moshe Segev breaks the mold

Chef-Artist Moshe Segev breaks the mold

The magazine,“From the Grapevine,” features this interview with top Israeli chef, Moshe Segev. Segev owns 11 restaurants in Israel, serves as the head chef at the prime minister’s residence, owns

7 Israeli Singers to Watch in 2018

7 Israeli Singers to Watch in 2018

This article from ISRAEL21c presents a roundup of a few up-and-coming Israeli singers who are developing solid fan bases across the world, including electronic-pop artist, Natan Goshen, melodic duo, JonZ,

9 Popular Israeli Snacks You Should Try

9 Popular Israeli Snacks You Should Try

This article, from Israel 21c, an online news magazine reporting on a variety of current in events in Israel, covers nine top Israeli snacks: Bamba, Krembo, Bissli, pretzels (Beigel), Klik,

16 of the Best Greatest-Hits Albums from Iconic Israeli Artists

16 of the Best Greatest-Hits Albums from Iconic Israeli Artists

A crash course in Israeli music from ISRAEL21c, this article presents a roundup of the best “greatest hits” compilation albums from Israel’s most influential artists throughout the decades. Highlighting the most

What Is the Most Popular Street Food in Israel?

What Is the Most Popular Street Food in Israel?

This video [01:43], published by the official YouTube channel of the state of Israel, highlights the most popular street food in Israel: shakshouka, felafel, and sabich, served around the clock

Shaya Restaurant: Where Modern Israeli Cuisine meets Southern Flavors

Shaya Restaurant: Where Modern Israeli Cuisine meets Southern Flavors

This video [04:50], from CBS’s “The Dish,” features acclaimed Israeli-American chef, Alon Shaya. Alon won “Best Chef” in 2015 and in 2016 his restaurant, Shaya, won “Best Restaurant” from the James

Award Winning Chef Michael Solomonov Popularizes Israeli Cuisine in the United States

Award Winning Chef Michael Solomonov Popularizes Israeli Cuisine in the United States

In this video [04:42], published by 70 Faces Video, a digital media channel dedicated to telling the story of the Jewish people, Michael Solomonov tells his moving story of how

Chef Nir Mesika Brings Modern Israeli Cuisine to NYC with his Successful Restaurant, Timna

Chef Nir Mesika Brings Modern Israeli Cuisine to NYC with his Successful Restaurant, Timna

In this video [02:32], Good Morning America features Israeli Chef Nir Mesika, the owner of Timna restaurant in NYC. Voted “Best New Restaurant” in 2015 by USA Today, Timna offers

Top Israeli Chef Eyal Shani Discusses His Israeli Cuisine Innovations

Top Israeli Chef Eyal Shani Discusses His Israeli Cuisine Innovations

This interview [04:42], published by My Jewish Learning, a nondenominational Jewish media platform, features Israeli celebrity chef, Eyal Shani. The owner of restaurants in Israel, Europe, and New York, Shani

Infographic: Israeli Innovation Must Break New Ground

Infographic: Israeli Innovation Must Break New Ground

From an article from the Israel Innovation Authority about how Israeli innovation must break new ground in order to benefit all citizens, sectors, regions and spheres of life, this infographic

Infographic: Tel Aviv’s Start-Up Ecosystem

Infographic: Tel Aviv’s Start-Up Ecosystem

From an article from NoCamels about Tel Aviv’s start-up ecosystem, this infographic presents a visual map of the city’s tech scene, including the number of start-up companies, international R&D centers, accelerators

7 Life-Changing Israeli Inventions

7 Life-Changing Israeli Inventions

Produced by the official YouTube Channel of the State of Israel, this humorous video (02:12) highlights seven innovative Israeli inventions that are changing the world in the fields of medical technology,

Created in Israel, Part of Your Life

Created in Israel, Part of Your Life

Produced by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this humorous video (01:42) reveals how many Israeli inventions an average person benefits from in his daily life without even realizing it, from cherry

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