Israel’s premier gaming event “Gamerz” will take over Tel Aviv during Passover
Hide your kids… or don’t! For four days in April, Gamerz will be hitting Tel Aviv’s port for Israel’s largest gaming convention of the year This will be a party of all sorts, featuring the biggest gaming, technology, and gadgets, all in a convention.
Alon Livne's new winter collection is bewitching
The new winter collection by acclaimed Israeli designer Alon Livne was inspired by a historical story that took place in 1590 in Scotland, where, according to stories, a group of women, led by Agnes Sampson (a Scottish healer and purported witch), was accused of witchcraft and betrayal by the King of Scotland, James VI and betrayal of the monarchy. Alon Livne 2019 © Adi Segal These women who were suspected of stirring up storms in the sea and causing the ship's fleet to drown, were accused of doing so by performing a worshiping ceremony for the devil that included dance and sex during which they were marked by him in intimate areas of their bodies. Alon Livne 2019 © Adi Segal These signs, which were discovered on the women's bodies, were the ultimate proof of their guilt, and the group was executed. According to the story, Agnes's spirit is still wandering in the palace gardens. Alon Livne 2019 © Adi Segal The collection, "Aconitum", is named for the flower known by its form of seductive petals in deep crimson. It is a particularly poisonous flower, also known as the Devil's Cloak, by which competitors concocted poisons from in the Middle Ages. Alon Livne 2019 © Adi Segal The collection consists of 30 ensembles, including jackets, pants, shirts, coats, bodices and lavish evening dresses, in black, white, silver and red. Each garment in the collection is crafted from a variety of materials that were assembled together and sewn with meticulous sewing tec
6 Israeli fashion designers who became international superstars
The Jewish brain has been gifting the world with brilliant inventions for decades. Now, Israelis are taking over the world with their fashion skills. From high couture to artistic design, we've got the lowdown on our very own Israeli fashion designers that have made it abroad.
Forbes 30 Under 30 is at it again – in Israel
An interview with Randall Lane, Chief Content Officer at Forbes Magazine The Forbes Under 30 Global Women's Summit (March 31 – April 4) will bring the most powerful female leaders from North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia together in Tel Aviv for a week packed with parties, networking events and even a fashion show lead by women designers through Jerusalem's Machne Yehuda Market. This is the fourth consecutive year that Forbes has hosted a 30 under 30 summit in Tel Aviv, but this one is different. It has the main goal of changing the business world for women all over and helping create investment opportunities as well as promoting women entrepreneurship and mentorship. The guest speakers include Susan Ma, founder and CEO of Tropic Skincare; Charlie Javice, founder and CEO of Frank; Nadia Masri, founder and CEO of Perksy; and more. We sat down with Randall Lane, Chief Content Officer at Forbes Magazine. 2018 Event Why do you think the women’s summit is important? We plan to bring 500 women to Tel Aviv, each of whom has so much history and vitality behind her. We need more women-leading companies – and more investments for women. The vast majority of funding is going to male founders, and this has to change. Women outperform men when they do get funding. We believe that the conversation has to be between the women and the men. We are letting up to 20 percent of male founders be involved, but not before they write an essay on how they are going to help the
Eating and drinking in Israel
The 11 most-loved restaurants in Israel by local chefs
We found out where local Israeli chefs love to eat in our extensive “Where Israeli chefs eat” article. Now, we’ve analyzed the results and come up with the 11 most common restaurants in Israel chosen by yours truly. Hipster bites, Asian delights, Tel Aviv street food, hummus hotspots and everything in between, check out the most popular dining establishments among Israeli chefs when off-duty.
The best restaurants in Tel Aviv to get your sushi fix
The words “sushi” and “Israel” might not bring to mind a usual pairing, but since when do Tel Avivians strive for ordinary? Recently, from Japanese street food to tantalizing Thai, an Asian invasion has been taking over the Tel Aviv restaurant scene.
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The best beaches in Israel
Israel's beaches are more than just a place to lay out and tan. Hitting the sand is a lifestyle - where friends meet, families frolic and gym rats get fit. It’s a nexus of Israeli life, buzzing every day of the week. With access to four seas: the Mediterranean Sea, the Sea of Galilee, the Dead Sea and the Red Sea, each of the beaches in Israel offers a distinct experience. Here's your guide to the country's coastline, including the legendary beaches in Tel Aviv.
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Tzfat: a guide to the mystical city
Out of the green mountains and lush winding roads of the Upper Galilee, emergesa city steeped in the history and mysticism of the Jewish people. Tzfat, one ofJudaism’s four Holy Cities, is well known as the center of Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism) in Israel, where around each turn of the cobbled streets lies another mystical shop welcoming you in for a taste of 16th century spirituality. This Holy City on a hill is also home to ancient sites with panoramic views, hearty homemade yemenite food, and vibrant art galleries. Whether you come for the history or hiking, this magical city will undoubtedly leave an impression on your mind–and maybe even on your soul.