While super-rich Americans are preparing for the worst, their Israeli counterparts can't see the point of a nuclear shelter. And in case you don't have $8 million to spare, experts say the sea is the best place to be if the bomb drops.
The Tel Aviv glamour girl who became the darling of America's indie documentary and music video worlds talks about balancing commercial success while staying true to your values.
Racy, sexually explicit items have become part of Israeli military culture. And the main targets are women, Arabs and gays.
With celebrities as diverse as Serena Williams, Conchita Wurst and Ciara lining up to buy her gowns, and an official recognition by the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture, Galia Lahav has become the unlikely queen of Israeli fashion.
Local fashion house Castro came up with Israeli clothes for the Games, as top designers from Armani to Stella McCartney drape their countries' Olympic athletes.
'Regrettably, if you write in Arabic you only reach an Arab audience,' says Lucy Ayoub.
Natural femininity is what the organizers of Miss Trans Israel 2016 are looking for, but beyond looks, they hope the winner will be someone who can represent the community, and that the contest will help improve the lives of trans women in Israel.
Maayan Zilberman cites Israeli chutzpah as the key ingredient in her success with Sweet Saba brand.
'I think Arisa is one of the most positive and optimistic changes to have occurred in Israeli culture in general.'
At 17, Qaher Harhash navigates IDF checkpoints and Milan agencies.