ARABS WALK OFF FLIGHT AFTER JEWISH PASSENGERS DEMAND THEIR REMOVAL

    Israel Radio is reporting that two Israeli Arabs were kicked off a flight from Athens to Israel after Israeli Jewish passengers forced the crew to remove the pair. According to reports, the Jewish Israelis felt that the Israeli Arabs posed a security risks. The situation unfolded Monday evening at...

IDF Soldiers, Officers Aided by Military Technology

IDF Soldiers, Officers Aided by Military Technology

The latest in military technology is helping soldiers and officers of the Israeli Defense forces perform their duties more efficiently and effectively than ever before. A recent story on the IDF Blog takes an in-depth look at the new helmets Israeli Air force (IAF) pilots are wearing. These upgraded fighter...

CIA Seal

IDF Soldiers, Officers Warned About Possible CIA Recruitment

Soldiers and officers of the Israel Defense Forces were just issued a letter warning them about possible recruitment by the American Central Intelligence Agency. The communication came from IDF Military Intelligence, and stated that the CIA may attempt to recruit Israeli soldiers, citing past incidences. In the letter, IDF soldiers...

IDF weapons glock

IDF Tips for shooting a Glock

Israelis are turning to an iconic American firearm for their own self defense. There are a number of tricks and techniques involved when it comes to shooting a glock. Hailed as America’s “weapon of choice”, the glock has become the preferred choice of weapon for all genders. However, there are...

Israel and Medical Marijuana

Could Israel Lead the Way in Cannabis Startups?

According to a recent story on TechCrunch.com, Israel’s recent work to decriminalize marijuana could result in the nation becoming a worldwide cannabis superpower. Israel has lately built a reputation for fostering innovative tech startups, as well as its advancements in agriculture and security. However, a recent push to decriminalize marijuana...

Fashion in Israel

Israeli Fashion Show Receives Good Buzz

The Israeli Fashion Week took place October 18-21. The list of designers has grown significantly since last year. There were over 30 collections by great Israeli designers as well as newcomers to Israel’s fashion industry. Some of the most recognizable names included Dorin Frankfurt, Dorit Bar Or and newcomers Rachel...

Israeli Adoption of American Companies

Starbucks Missing in the Holy Land

Israel has not always been quick to introduce other country’s customs to its citizens. However, American stores and eateries like McDonald’s have been welcomed among the residents of Tel Aviv. There is one franchise that many American and UK tourist will notice that has not started a permanent residency which...

Israeli Gaming Industry

Israel: Heavy Hitter in Gaming Industry?

The Israeli gaming business is home to more than 5,000 startups who are innovating and changing the country’s $1 billion game industry. These gaming companies focus on mostly mobile gaming. Unbeknowing to most, Israel is a top competitor in gaming startups right after Silicon Valley. The variety of games available...

West Bank Israelis Toting Guns in Case of Violent Attacks

USA Today recently featured a story about Israeli settlers who have resorted to carrying handguns as a result of several violent encounters in Israel and the Palestinian territories. One such individual is Aviva Yisraeli, a mom with four children who lives in the West Bank. Yisraeli has opted to carry...

Israeli Motorcyclists

Motorcycling in Israel

Israel is a diverse place. People from other parts of the world often get caught up in the fighting and conflict and forget that there is a rich culture, beautiful scenery, and of course the rich history. And just like other countries of the world over, Israel can be seen...