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Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c
Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c

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...

Israel’s whiz kids create opportunity

MICKEY Haslavsky of Holon is only 18, but he’s already on his second startup. “When I began my first startup at 16, I thought I was the only one creating websites at...

Israeli fireman researches firefighters’ PTSD

PASSOVER EDITION SECTION B PAGE 10 ISRAELI firefighters, like their peers elsewhere, suffer powerful emotional consequences from their dangerous work, according to a...

Israel’s gourmet chocolate: $5.3 million industry

FROM THE CHANUKAH EDITIONSECTION B PAGE 3 THE brown smudges on Sima Amsalem’s forearms exude a chocolaty aroma as she extends a hand of greeting at her Sweet N’ Karem...