Ein Gedi Nature Reserve in the heart of the desert sands is a relaxing reprieve from the rest of Israel
Visiting Ein Gedi, unfolding before your eyes, one can witness a timeless space - at the borders of the desert, with a backdrop of glowing mountains framing one of the most stunning treasures on Earth - the Dead Sea
The wellness trend has finally hit Israel
The case for self-care is no better made than in Tel Aviv. Hot, sticky weather, impatient drivers, noisy streets, and uncurbed dog droppings can drive a person mad. Instead of dwelling on the negative stuff, we've rounded up some of the best treatments, foods, clothing, and lifestyle changes that help you be your best self and stay in the light.
Interview with The Norman's CEO on the luxe hotel's uniqueness in the Israeli scene
When you arrive at the Norman Hotel, you feel like you've reached a true urban oasis. Set on a neighborhood street that has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Center for Bauhaus architecture, it stands out with its stunning facades.
The renovations of Dizengoff Square have finally come to an end, so what does it look like now?
After a year and a half of waiting and drilling, it is almost possible to take a fresh breath of relief. The renovation of Dizengoff Square is almost complete, the traffic around the square is back to normal, and there is also a new bicycle trail!
Interview with Israeli Icon Dana International: on the new exhibition inspired by her career
Curators Rafi Vazana and Dr. Guy Morag Tspelevich collaborated with Israel’s most famous diva, DanA International, bringing to life a collection of personal items, stage costumes (including the famous Jean-Paul Gaultier piece from her iconic Eurovision-winning performance), and showcase accessories used by Dana throughout the decades of her evergreen career. © Ziv Koren The exhibit of Beit Meirov Gallery in Holon will be dedicated to Dana International – who revolutionized local and global popular culture, becoming a landmark cultural icon in Israel and around the world. Dana International is much more than a successful pop singer, she is a pioneer of today’s blossoming Tel Avivian gay scene, a strong representative of equality, a television star, and, most importantly, an ambassador for the kind of Israel not many know about abroad: the accepting, colorful, and open-minded country. Since the 80’s she hasn’t stopped being thought-provoking, pushing the envelope while speaking courageously about sexual orientation, personal style, and untamed art. Her bold and daring costumes, her professional (and let’s be honest, super hot) dancers, and her fierce interviews have made her a true icon of our era. Singing in Hebrew, Arabic, and English, exploring all musical genres, and her 1995 win of Eurovision, led to her sitting on her throne, 25 years and running. The point is: it's hard to imagine Israel without Dana. Thankfully, we don’t have to. In all respects, she’s here to st
A joint interview with Israeli designer Dorin Frankfurt and her daughter Kianne
Dorin Frankfurt has been designing clothes in Israel for over 35 years. Now her fashion-forward daughter is infusing fresh blood into a capsule collection for the established brand Everything about veteran Israeli designer Dorin Frankfurt is a bit witchy, in the best sense of the word. From her black raven hair accompanied by her eternal signature red lipstick to her solid self-assurance one feels the moment you meet her.
The best local experiences that can be given as gifts for the holidays in Israel
Wracking your brain for the perfect gift right before the holidays is neither fun nor functional. On top of that, who needs more “stuff” anyways? Instead, how about the gift of learning, seeing, tasting, or doing. We’ve searched high and low, and prepped a list of the best local experiences that can be given as gifts for the high holidays this year