The Star of David associated today with Jews, the Holocaust and Israel has other cultural and religious underpinnings.
Israeli hotels add rice porridge to their breakfast buffets and diamond merchants applaud the boom in Chinese tourism to Israel
Author and human rights activist made perpetuating the memory of the Shoah his life's work.
Azrieli was a Holocaust survivor became a billionaire developer, philanthropist; Daughter Danna takes over as chairwoman of Azrieli's Israeli construction vehicle, Azrieli Group.
The Gospel seems to offer evidence that Jesus was Jewish, but centuries later the degree of his so-called Jewishness is still something to argue about.
Everything you didn’t know you needed to know about the financial crisis jeopardizing the medical center your mothers and grandmothers helped build and run.
Forget the tux, the gown and the four-hour evening epic: The Israel Opera is bringing a brisk, casual sampling of opera classics to you for breakfast.
Originally from the Arabic phrase for 'look at me!,' the word is now slang for a show-off, which isn't necessarily a bad thing.
Striking a chord with the locals, the Tel Aviv Jazz Festival descends on the White City this week, with plenty of helpings of local and foreign talent for the taking.
While not a 'red' fruit, the Hebrew word for orange was quite controversial in its day, provoking cries of cultural Bolshevism from famed poet Shaul Tchernichovsky.
Whether you think jazz is the bee's knees or you're just looking for a way to kill time on a Friday afternoon, Tel Aviv's Jazz on the Boulevard will get you snapping along to the beat.
Operating out of the Jerusalem Bird Observatory, this is the Nature society's first-ever camp for Anglo children.
Grandma may have told you never to read by moonlight because it would harm your eyes, but a solution devised by observant Jews gave us this Hebrew term.
It may be technically Aramaic, but this magical word is easily intelligible to Hebrew speakers, as well as being a favorite of followers of the occult.
The wine and cheese festival will include chef workshops and vintages from dozens of major and boutique Israeli wineries.
On this side of the world, it’s not just a country and a land mass but also an adjective.
Israel's rich history of caricatures and comics are on display at Holon's Israeli Cartoon Museum. A new exhibition of long-time Haaretz caricaturist Ze'ev opens March 15.
Rather than heading east for Japanese art, head north – to Haifa, where you can feast your eyes on the Middle East's only collection of work from the Land of the Rising Sun.
Miss your family's Chinese food tradition on Christmas? Call-in a special order at Hayam Hasini and indulge in some tasty nostalgia.
Atop Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus is a well-hidden cultural gem that entices locals and tourists alike with its free concerts.
Israel's winter rains are no doubt a blessing, but they can also cause flash floods and pose a hazard to drivers. Make sure you are prepared before getting behind the wheel.
In the 1980s, Israel was introduced to dual menaces from Iran: Ayatollah Khomeini and a bothersome beetle named in his honor.
An exhibition in Jerusalem chronicles the little-known story of the approximately 20,000 stateless European Jews who sought refuge in China during World War II and their lives in the Shanghai Ghetto.
Teddy Kaufman, the longtime leader of Israel's community of former China residents, passed away at 88.