Jewish Journal

Noa Tishby’s Israel

By Danielle Berrin

October 19, 2010 | 12:48 pm

Noa Tishby Photo by Yaniv Edn

Noa Tishby might be one of Israel’s best exports. The multihyphenate model-actress-producer has lived in Los Angeles for nearly a decade, bringing Hollywood gems like the HBO series “In... read full article

  • Israeli hotel chefs create a culinary revolution

    Steve K. Walz

    October 19, 2010 | 12:30 pm

    Gone are the days when visiting American tourists were satisfied being served a colorless, uninspired boiled chicken in an Israeli hotel dining room. Today, when tourists sit down to breakfast or dinner in a five-star hotel in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv or Eilat, they are virtually...

  • Showbiz bus brings Israel to Hollywood youth

    Leslie Berliant

    October 19, 2010 | 12:24 pm

    Over the past decade, Taglit-Birthright Israel has provided Jewish young adults with the opportunity to visit Israel at no cost. For many — more than 230,000 so far — it has been the trip of a lifetime: a chance to visit Israel for 10 days and make connections to their Jewish...

  • Eat pray love, Israel style

    By Orit Arfa

    October 19, 2010 | 11:55 am

    Admit it, ladies. When you read Elizabeth Gilbert’s best-selling memoir, “Eat Pray Love,” there were moments when you wanted to trade places with Gilbert as she gorged herself on Italian yummies, mined her soul in an Indian ashram and fell in love with a strapping Brazilian in...

  • The blue & white rub: trendy Israeli spas energize body and soul

    Steve K. Walz

    October 19, 2010 | 11:32 am

    Strike up a conversation about mending body and soul in Israel and the conventional wisdom is to talk up the wonders of the Dead Sea and the hotel spas situated along the banks of its mineral-rich waters. Although there are several high-quality spas in the Dead Sea region, a growing...

  • Art house bucks multiplex trend in Herzliya

    By Orit Arfa

    October 19, 2010 | 10:52 am

    It’s not easy to find the Cinematheque Herzliya. The name is written in simple block Hebrew letters over the awning of an indoor strip mall located on Sokolov Street, the main artery in this central coast town. The obscurity is a sharp contrast from the American-style multiplexes...

  • Israel: A Summer Like You’ve Never Experienced Before

    by Steve Walz, Contributing Writer

    May 28, 2010 | 12:23 pm

    From rockin’ with Elton John in trendy metro Tel Aviv to discovering the secrets of Mediterranean olive oil in the Holy City of Jerusalem, Israel is a summertime mecca of culturally scintillating attractions for tourists who are looking for fun, sun and adventure.


  • Masada National Park Destination: Desert

    By Dikla Kadosh

    May 28, 2010 | 12:17 pm

    Israel’s Negev boasts a full itinerary of cool spots, unique experiences for adventurous travelers

    Photos of grinning tourists covered from head to toe with thick, dark mud from the Dead Sea are a common sight. But the famously therapeutic body of saltwater is not the only reason...

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