Family

January 31, 2019
israeli group in the salt flats of bolivia holding israel flag

The Wandering Israeli: From Soldier to Backpacker

Taking a 6-month post-army backpacking trip is a rite of passage for many Israelis in their early 20's. This and the military service are two major experiences that foster in them a sense of adventure like no other. No wonder Israel is the world's Start Up Nation!
January 24, 2019
moroccan fish at an israeli household

Love in a Pot: 5 Homey Moroccan Dishes You Must Try in Israel

The primary elements in Jewish Moroccans' tradition and the source of their pride and joy are expressed through their hospitality and food. Here are my top 5 childhood favorite Moroccan dishes Israelis love. Guaranteed, you will too :)
January 22, 2019

Next Level Engagement Party: Henna!

The Henna celebration marks the transition of a couple from single to married life. The Sephardi event Israeli couples are obsessed with!
January 10, 2019
bride and groom in black and white rear photo walking to the chupah

Israeli Weddings and What to Expect (Hint: PARTY!)

Israelis are really all about family. So weddings are part of the everyday norm. How does an Israeli wedding look like? Read more to learn how this family of a nation celebrates a couple's union.
December 30, 2018
a group of travelers sitting by the view of the dead sea on the mountains

Top 6 Israeli Hostels from South to North

A large part of having an epic travel experience is connecting with people—travelers and locals alike! Here are some popular hostels to choose for your upcoming Israel trip!
December 19, 2018

I Visited the Baha’i Gardens for the First Time and it Was Beautiful

The Bahai Gardens represents the Bahai message of beauty, freedom, and balance. Just like the first three major monotheistic religions, Israel was chosen as the place of pilgrimage for the Bahai faith as well.
November 11, 2018
yuval hamevulbal talking to costume monkeys a show for the whole family this hanukkah 2018

7 Best Shows for the Whole Family This Hanukkah 2018

Looking for ideas to entertain your children this Hanukkah? Here are 7 shows your family would love to see at this Holiday of Lights!
October 28, 2018
An African teenager solving a math question in a blackboard linked to university of the people

The University of the People:
The World’s New Opportunity Ladder

An Israeli philanthropist embarks on a mission to allow anyone in need of a higher education to get it through the University of the People.
September 17, 2018
yom kippur at the beach

In the Spirit of Yom Kippur
Quotes to Forgiveness

Yom Kippur is a holy day that offers the opportunity to forgive and be forgiven. In the spirit of this day, we bring quotes that demonstrate the power of forgiveness.
September 17, 2018
avi liberman pointing at a an ad for comedy for koby

Have a Crisis We Can Laugh About?
You’re Probably Jewish

Understanding the healing powers of laughter, Comedy for Koby is a fundraising comedy tour for bereaved children of terrorism.
September 6, 2018
honey for a sweet new year with two kids smiling

Rosh Hashanah Explained With Humor

Rosh Hashanah is a serious holiday in the Jewish tradition. So to lighten things up, we took some serious concepts and had fun with them. Here is lighter take for a great new year!
August 8, 2018
passengers flying to visit israel in an airplane

Your Trip to Israel:
Effective and Meaningful

Whether you’re planning to make Aliya, take a temporary leave, spend a semester or a gap year in Israel, it’s probably because of Israel’s continual growing reputation as the hub for brilliant minds and personal growth. There are many advantages to spending time in Israel where the possibilities are vast. Here is a snapshot of the advantages you’ll be experiencing in the Promised Land.
August 1, 2018
static and ben el tavori are Israel's 2018 musicians

2018 Top Israeli Musicians
You Need to Know

2018 is THE year for Israeli pop music culture! This year produced young, fun, and energetic artists that caught the attention of audiences around the globe. These are the artists you MUST know!
July 11, 2018
Globe staring into Israeli passport

5 [Sababa] Reasons to Get You Pumped for Your Year in Israel

You just finished high school and are about to embark on an exciting gap year in Israel— THE place for all things spiritual, fun, innovative and... HUMMUS!
April 29, 2018

Israel’s Guide To The Ultimate Vegan Ice Cream Spots

Summer is no stranger in Israel. Where the sun shines on most days of the year, you have to find ways to keep yourself cool. And what better way to do that than ice-cream? We can’t think of one. Gone are the days when you simply had to choose between chocolate and vanilla. As part of the culinary revolution the world is undergoing nowadays, vegan ice-cream had changed immensely. Complex and strange flavors, interesting textures, prime materials – these are now cornerstones of a good ice-cream parlor. Here are the best vegan places in Israel to lick some sweet and savory ice-cream.
April 16, 2018

70 Fun Facts For 70 Years of Israel

To prepare for Israel’s 70th birthday, here are 70 fun facts about Israeli food, culture, geography, academics and more! Israel, a country the size of New-Jersey with less than 1/1000th of the world's population, can make claim to the following:
April 15, 2018

70 Unusual Facts For 70 Years of Israel

To prepare for Israel’s 70th birthday, here are 70 fun facts about Israeli food, culture, geography, academics and more! Israel, a country the size of New-Jersey with less than 1/1000th of the world's population, can make claim to the following: As a tribute to Israel’s 70th Birthday we are counting down with 7 fun trivia facts a day.
April 12, 2018

“Everyone Has a Name” – Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day)

On Yom Hashoah we keep those who perished in the Holocaust alive by giving meaning and significance to their names. As a people, our Jewish community places great emphasis on the power of the name. In fact we love to make lists and lists of names. The Torah records lists of names, we compile our own lists of names every Yom Kippur on Yizkor, we list names of donors and benefactors. Why do we find names so significant and powerful? You might even think to yourself– why even read all of these names?
April 11, 2018

70 Unusual Facts For 70 Years of Israel

To prepare for Israel’s 70th birthday, here are 70 fun facts about Israeli food, culture, geography, academics and more! Israel, […]
April 10, 2018

Fascinating Hebrew Words That Don’t Have A Direct Translation In English

The Hebrew language has many magnificent words that simply don’t hold the same greatness when translated to English. Here are my favorite expressions.