Anglo leverages Twitter handles to make a new jewelry hit.
David Sheen is a reporter and content editor at Haaretz.com.
Originally from Toronto, Canada, Sheen has blogged online since he first moved to Israel in 1999. He has authored award-winning blogs on ecological sustainability and social justice.
Sheen also directed the short film The Red Pill and the feature film First Earth, and was a featured speaker at TEDxJohannesburg in 2010.
Students from Southeast Asia gain hands-on experience with local farming practices in the Arava desert.
Two of three controversial videos meant to convince citizens living abroad to return to Israel remain online despite criticism by U.S. Jews.
A new $8.5 million building includes a synagogue, study hall and library, built on land purchased by the Conservative Jewry's Theological Seminary of America in the mid-1950s.
British supporters of Hazon Yeshaya say they were compelled to halt the transfer of funds after they had 'heard rumors' of financial irregularities.
Katowice has a confirmed Jewish community of 120, but its new chief rabbi, Yehoshua Ellis, expects the actual number may be ten times that.
Israeli-South African couple asks public to forgo presents in favor of charity.
Before, signs featured information about lines, routes and times in English and Hebrew, now, new signs drop English.
True, a 99 percent-strong J14 might only be able to assemble tens of thousands of dedicated activists. But that's more than enough to occupy the entire Knesset.
New Ramat Hasharon foundation Takdim hopes to learn from Jewish Federations of North America as it aims to stand on equal ground with Diaspora communities.
Takdim launched in Ramat Hasharon in May as social startup with aims to raise funds from local citizens to contribute to town development, and donate to select projects outside the city, even outside of Israel.
How do you make a anarchic Hebrew poem full of biblical allusions work in English? Linda Zisquit seems to have it figured out.
Critics say plan to appropriate land from unrecognized village would not grant adequate reparation nor sufficient compensation for those unable to receive proper documentation to purchase new homes.
Clinton Bailey's fourth book, a controversial tome dealing with Bedouin and the Hebrew Bible, posits that Moses, who fled Egypt into the ancestors of the Bedouin, adopted their way of life and their deity as his own before leading the Jews to freedom.
A minute-by-minute update of the exchange between Israel and Hamas as it unfolded.
British Ambassador Matthew Gould decorates Sukkah with Israelis of the organization AKIM, who live with developmental challenges; U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro celebrates Sukkot with his family.
Hillel Halkin delights in translating the great masters.
Professor David Faiman of Israel's National Solar Energy Center is dedicated to ensuring the country's 'energy independence'.
In honor of the New Year, Anglo File is highlighting who we see as the 10 most influential members of the English-speaking immigrant community, people who stood out in 5771 and made a difference.
Embassy announced plans last week to sell building on Simtat Hama'alot Street, which has been in continuous use by top British diplomats since the 1950s and is fondly remembered by members of the Anglo-Israeli community.
Only prior meeting held in Muslim world was a 2006 Iranian conference, widely denounced by Jewish leaders as an attempt to discredit the Holocaust.
Anonymously-authored music video for Arabic song ‘Blue Chair’ appears to be the work of Palestinians who believe the diplomatic efforts to be misplaced.
A hundred Jews, Arabs and internationals from around the country congregated at Jaffa's East-West House last Wednesday for a day of lectures by local academics and activists.
Rafi Poch says amateur English-language theater can benefit young immigrants who arrive with their families.
English-speaking immigrants convert eccentricities of Israel into Facebook gold.
Neo-liberal Anglo-Israelis find economic kindred-spirit in American pendant, though some of his religious views aren't their cup of tea; tea suitable for a kosher tea party, that is.
Sigal Abbatovi operates a speed-dating service catering to Israel's English-speaking community, hoping to help as many guys and gals as possible find love.
'I think there’s a lot of support in the Anglo community. It’s probably not 80 per cent it’s probably 65 per cent,' says Orthodox Rabbi Micha Odenheimer
Taglit trips must be achieving their stated goal of drawing Diaspora Jews closer to the fold if 29-year-old Canadian David Goodman is any indication.
Guy Sharett leads walking tours of the activist encampment along the boulevard, providing Anglos and other internationals with some insight into the public discourse.