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Indie musicians band together to weather the COVID

By Naama Barak Let’s say your livelihood, career and dreams depended on meeting as many people as possible in crowded venues night after night. What happens when a...

This soldier leaves no lonely old person behind

By Naama Barak “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these elderly people and Holocaust survivors and their...

Kibbutz Lavi retools for remote Judaism

By Nathan Jeffay With synagogues shut, a kibbutz has started working on a solution for the new world of cyber-prayer: a home ark for rabbis to use in their webcam...

Israeli chefs freak out over freekeh

By Jessica Halfen In the world of ancient super grains, South American quinoa now shares a throne with an unusual grain called freekeh, at least in Israeli cuisine. A...

Israel’s national baseball team after qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games. (IAB)

Israeli baseball bound for Tokyo

By Daniel Ben Tal When the news broke that Israel had qualified for next July’s Tokyo Olympic Games in baseball, many locals raised an eyebrow. “Baseball? I didn’t...

Jewish Scrabble Club largest in world

By June Glazer, Israel21c S-E-T-T-E-E: The word is worth seven points. I put the tiles down on the board wistfully: If only I had an additional S (s-e-t-t-e-e-s). Then...

Israel’s Answers.com sold for $127 million

Could aliens blow up the Internet? And if they did, should we be worried? Where did the Brisbane flood start? Why did President Mubarak resign in Egypt? ALL of us have...