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Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c

Israel’s most unlikely sport? Bobsledding

Adam “AJ” Edelman’s first skeleton race representing the Israel Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation was a disaster. The former ice-hockey goalie and speed skater was...

Rare ex-utero surgery performed successfully in Tel Aviv

Doctors in Israel saved a newborn’s life Oct. 14 with a rare surgical procedure performed before the boy was fully outside his mother’s body. The “ex utero...

Conductor of Jerusalem East and West Orchestra

Jerusalem East and West Orchestra blends voices

When we think of orchestra music, the usual suspects spring to mind: Beethoven, Vivaldi, Schumann and the like. But are their symphonies the only ones that deserve the...

Shoshi Ofer, a medical clown

When clowning on the job is a good thing

A three-year study involving 120 Israeli children concluded that therapeutic intervention by medical clowns effectively lowers pediatric patients’ situational anxiety...

Vegan Birthright participants Daniela Perednik and Idan Horowitz.

Israel is tops for vegan tourism

“It’s been quite a revelation for me that you can be in a country for six days and get vegetarian and vegan food all the time. I have traveled to many countries and...

Golan Heights Winery

With its growing wine scene, is Israel becoming the new Tuscany?

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778 SECTION B PAGE 10 “Wine touring and tasting in Israel has reached a level of excellence that rivals Tuscany and even Bordeaux, I dare...

The Cockpit simulates a helicopter's flight.

Coolest playground is also educational

With all due respect to slides and seesaws, Yossi De Levie had a vision for making playgrounds not only more fun and interactive but also more educational. The product...

How to set up a field hospital in 12 hours

PASSOVER EDITION 5776SECTION B PAGE 8 When disaster strikes, Israel’s government, army and aid agencies are among the first to send material and expert assistance,...

From Google to Jerusalem, chasidic corporate adviser sought after

PASSOVER 5774 EDITIONSECTION B PAGE 11 Rabbi Issamar Ginzberg doesn’t claim to be a miracle-worker. He does not dispense blessings or amulets. The 34-year-old business...

Jerusalem emerges as culture capital

“THERE’S probably no other city in the world that’s been painted so often, sung to, sculpted, dreamed about, as Jerusalem,” says Karen Brunwasser, deputy director of...