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Sophia Weisstub’s Fun And Inventive Body Doodles
Though Tel Aviv-based artist Sophia Weisstub is a skilled painter, photographer, and photo editor, she relies on a more simple medium to create her most popular pieces - doodling. By layering various sketches (ranging from animals to sensually-posed bodies) over snapshots of her lips, eyes, nose, ...  More
Aug. 29, 2017
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Ronit Baranga’s Creepy Tableware, Tattoed Babies And Other Clay Sculptures
Ronit Baranga is an Israeli contemporary artist who has always been attracted to creating art. Once she became introduced to clay, she became quickly addicted to the medium. Her figurative artwork deals with emotional states and relationships. Baranga's creations have been displayed in museums and ...  More
Aug. 17, 2017
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Bittersweet: Noma Bar’s Playful Use Of Negative Space And Hidden Messages
Noma Bar (born in 1973) is a world-renowned Israel-born graphic designer, illustrator and artist. Bar has illustrated over one hundred magazine covers, published over 550 illustrations and released 3 books of his work: 'Guess Who: The Many Faces of Noma Bar' (2008), 'Negative Space' (2009) and ...  More
Aug. 1, 2017
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Kobi Levi Whimsical High Heels That Are Wearable Sculptures
Israel-based shoe designer Kobi Levi combines functionality and comfort with striking and artistic designs to create some of the most unusual high heels you'll ever see.  ...  More
Jun. 11, 2017
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Yolocaust: Artist Shahak Shapira Explains Why He Took It Down
Dear internet, last week I launched a project called YOLOCAUST that explored our commemorative culture by combining selfies from the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin with footage from Nazi extermination camps. The selfies were found on Facebook, Instagram, Tinder and Grindr. Comments, hashtags and ...  More
Jan. 27, 2017
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Thousands Of Letters Addressed To God Arrive In Israel Every Year
In a postal sorting office beside a bakery on an industrial estate in Jerusalem, hundreds of letters are carefully set aside for special delivery and treated with the respect accorded to sacred documents. The envelopes are variously addressed, but all are destined for the same place. And all are ...  More
Jan. 3, 2017
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Israel Has Built A 9/11 Steel Memorial Out Of Ground Zero Wreckage
It is called the 9/11 Living Memorial Plaza, and was initiated and designed by Eliezer Weishoff. Completed in 2009 for $2 million, it sits on 5 acres of hillside, 20 miles from the center of Jerusalem. The memorial is a 30-foot, bronze American flag that forms the shape of a flame to commemorate the ...  More
Jan. 2, 2017
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Senator Robert Kennedy Was Assassinated By A Palestinian In 1968
On June 5, 1968, Senator Robert Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles after winning the California presidential primary. Immediately after he announced to his cheering supporters that the country was ready to end its fractious divisions, Kennedy was shot several times by the ...  More
Jan. 2, 2017
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Einstein Was Offered The Presidency Of Israel In 1952
Albert Einstein, a Jew but not an Israeli citizen, was offered the presidency in 1952 but turned it down, stating "I am deeply moved by the offer from our State of Israel, and at once saddened and ashamed that I cannot accept it. All my life I have dealt with objective matters, hence I lack both the ...  More
Jan. 2, 2017
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Jewish Sect Neturei Karta Supports Peaceful Dismantling Of Israel
Neturei Karta ("Guardians of the City") is a religious group of Haredi Jews who see themselves as the "true Jews", but are viewed as being on "the farthest fringes of Judaism" by the US-based Anti-Defamation League. Neturei Karta opposes Zionism and calls for a dismantling of the State of Israel, in ...  More
Jan. 2, 2017
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The National Bird Of Israel Is The Hoopoe
In May 2008, President Shimon Peres announced the Hoopoe as Israel's new national bird. The Hoopoe won an election held by the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel, which concluded on Thursday after months of voting. 155,000 people participated in the nationwide election. The road to ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017
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Rare Bronze-age 4,000 Year Old “Thinker” Statue Found In Israel
A unique 3,800-year-old Bronze Age statue has been unearthed by a team of archaeologists in Israel. According to Gilad Itach, the excavation director at the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA), the 8-inch-tall figurine sitting upon a jug was unearthed at a site in the town of Yehud. 'It seems that at ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017
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Israel Was The First Country To Ban Underweight Models
In Israel, a new law took effect Jan. 1 2013 that aims to prevent fashion models from losing weight to the detriment of their health and the well-being of others inclined to follow in their footsteps. Israeli lawmakers adopted the legislation in March 2012 stipulating that fashion and commercial ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017
Makeup Artist Tal Peleg Creates Fairy Tale Scenes On Her Eyelids
Using just make-up tools such as liquid eyeliner and eyeshadow, plus tiny appliqué particles, Israeli make-up artist Tal Peleg, dreams up stunning and unique eye makeup art that has earned her an admiring following on social media. Her imaginative style takes eye makeup to a whole new level, as she ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017
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Porcelain Beauty: Yulia Taits Stunning Portraits Of Albino People
Israel-based photographer Yulia Taits has created an hypnotizing series titled "Porcelain Beauty" featuring albino people or people with Albinism. "This beauty is so pure and amazing for me, as if it was taken from fantasies and fairy tale legends," Taits writes. "As a photoshop artist, I have a ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017
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The “Red Anemone Coronaria” Is The National Flower Of Israel
The bright red anemones ("the calanit") that cover the country's southern fields each spring have become Israel's national flower following the 2013 online election campaign held by the Society for the Protection of Nature (SPNI) and Ynet. Achieving 28 percent of the vote, the calanit won first ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017
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Tel Aviv “White City” Has The Most Bauhaus Buildings In The World
The "White City" in Tel Aviv refers to a collection of over 4,000 buildings built in a unique form of the Bauhaus or International Style in Tel Aviv from the 1930s by German Jewish architects who immigrated to the region after the rise of the Nazis. They based their new architecture for the city on ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017