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Israeli entertainment

The Israeli entertainment industry has started making memorable and high-grossing films and TV shows.

Military music was never about peace and co-existence; rather, it was often attached to violent, even gory imagery.


We concluded that the next flagship project would again support education, this time laser-focused on STEM education.

Israel's Ethiopian community, then and now


The next election will be April 9, 2019.


Under cover of the night, Israel helped transfer 800 Syrians out of harm's way in the deadly Syrian civil war to safety in neighboring Jordan.


I cannot but stand in awe at the "Israel Trail" and the brave men, women and, yes, children who hike it regularly.

This week, the recent frictions between Iran and Israel in Syria escalated as Iran, for the first time in its history, launched a direct attack of twenty rocket into Israel, targeting IDF bases on the Golan Heights.

Hamas has a desire to not live in peace beside Israel, but to replace the Jewish state with a Palestinian one, from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea.

As Israel celebrates its 70th anniversary, we reflect back if for no other reason than because round anniversaries are often a good opportunity to—well, reflect back.

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