Israel Chosen to Host the European Championships of Flag Football Next Year in Jerusalem

The American Football in Israel (AFI) men’s and women’s national teams returned home this week, proudly representing their country halfway around the globe at the 2018 International Federation of American Football (IFAF) Flag Football World Championships in Panama. Continue reading Israel Chosen to Host the European Championships of Flag Football Next Year in Jerusalem

Ottoman-Era Soap Factory Unearthed in Israel

An Ottoman-era soap factory has been unearthed in Israel’s port city of Jaffa, according to the Israeli Antiquities Authority.

In a statement, the authority said the soap-manufacturing factory was discovered while workers were rewiring an electricity system in a building in the Old City of Jaffa. Continue reading Ottoman-Era Soap Factory Unearthed in Israel

Israel’s Plan to Accelerate Innovation in Sports Tech

For a country not particularly known for success in the competitive sporting arena, Israel’s high-tech prowess is helping to establish the nation as the Silicon Valley of sports tech.

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Axelrod PAC Presents Ninth Annual Israeli Film Festival

The ninth annual Israeli Film Festival runs Sunday, July 8 through Sunday, July 18 at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center in Deal Park, NJ. This year’s festival features eight award-winning films from Israel and the United States, covering topics as diverse as espionage, love, family, hidden secrets, the founding of Israel, and the Holocaust. Continue reading Axelrod PAC Presents Ninth Annual Israeli Film Festival

‘The Band’s Visit,’ Based on Israeli Film, Wins Best Musical in Tony Sweep

The shimmering musical “The Band’s Visit,” based on Israeli film of the same name, was the big winner at the Tony Awards on Sunday, capturing the best musical award and nine other prizes. Continue reading ‘The Band’s Visit,’ Based on Israeli Film, Wins Best Musical in Tony Sweep