Lod, a city close to Tel Aviv and Ben Gurion Airport, is slowly changing its image. Home to many Ethiopian, Arab and low income families things are being changed for the better. Disused public buildings have been rebuilt for communal use, a pre-army facility and daycare centers have been established, as well as the revitalizing of poor areas. New areas are under construction attracting young, mainly religious, families into the town.More...
North of Eilat is kibbutz Ketura – founded 40 years ago it has members of all branches of Judaism. The study of solar energy and the Arava Inststitue of Environmental Studies are amongst its current activities. Nearby is Neot Semadar with its fascinating arts and crafts center and a unique concept of communal living Also in the area are Yotvata and Tamar where solar energy systems are being developed.More...
New hotels in restored buildings and hostels have sprung up to accommodate the increasing numbers of tourists to the old city of Nazareth. Unusual attractions such as the cultural Writers' House, museums, and the Nazareth “village” (a living display of life as it was in Biblical times) have been upgraded.More...
Sapir College trained Sderot residents to man the Social Rights Center which helps residents of Sderot in dealing with governmental issues. An interesting insight into Sderot’s diversity of inhabitants, as well as a real picture of their daily issues, is given.More...
The savviest companion to have these days, in case you were not aware is a pooch – dogs are the new ‘Key Trend’ or ‘Must Have’ or your look isn’t quite complete. Visit the Tel Aviv Dog pound on 1 Shai Agnon Street and you are sure to find a four-legged furry friend to whom you can give a good home. There is also the option of a trial period with your furry friend of choice.More...
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