Israel May Finally Be Starting To Turn The Tide On Its Single-Use Plastic Problem
Rising activism against disposable plastics, especially in the Tel Aviv area, has emerged as part of a new attitude towards single-use products.
November 11, 2019
Slideshow: TLV Paints Crosswalks In Rainbow Colors Ahead Of Gay Pride
The municipality of Tel Aviv, known as the gay capital of the Middle East, this week painted selected cross walks across the city in the colors of the gay flag, in anticipation of the gay pride parade on June 8.
May 16, 2012
Israelis Launch Striking Instagram Campaign Against Violence
An Israeli Instagram user decided to launch a photo-campaign against violence, following several violent events in Israel. Within less than 24 hours his outcry went viral, attracting hundreds of Instagram users, who submitted striking images worthy of art shows. Click to view the images.
May 11, 2012
Israeli Hospitals Employ Full-Time Doctors, Nurses And… Clowns?
Dream Doctors is an Israel project that builds a professional community of medical clowns to make hospital experience less traumatic for patients. Required to have academic training, these doctors are active in 20 hospitals across the country, reaching more than 100,000 patients annually.
May 03, 2012
‘Limb Factory’ Gives Life Back To Disabled From All Over The World
Few could imagine what is going on inside the small warehouse overlooking Israel's Ben Gurion Airport. Scattered throughout the space, hundreds of limbs are piled onto each other: arms, legs, some painted the color of human flesh, others colored deep hues. It is here that patients come from all over the world to be fitted with prosthetic limbs.
September 16, 2011
Children Heart Organization Holds Promise Of Peace For Palestinians And Israelis
Heart of the Matter, an Israeli program sponsored by the European Union, organizes hundreds of Palestinian children's journeys to Israel for heart surgeries. The program is an offshoot of Israeli organization Save a Child’s Heart which for the past 15 years has flown over more than 2,500 children from 43 countries where adequate cardiovascular care is unavailable.
September 02, 2011
Post-Fossil Exhibition: Contemporary Art Through Primitive Notions
The Israeli Design Museum of Holon’s exhibition: “Post Fossil: Excavating 21st Century Creation” shows the works of 60 contemporary artists from around the world. They illustrate how the design of the future can be inspired by the archaic aesthetics and organic materials of the past.
March 13, 2011