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Ça n'arrive qu'aux autres

Gil Kessary | Posted 10.12.2016 | France
Gil Kessary

C'est une petite histoire sans importance, mais elle est très particulière et humaine. Genre légende urbaine, dont les protagonistes devraient se dire -pour une fois avec un grand sourire- "qu'est ce que j'ai fait au bon Dieu pour mériter cela?". Alors que tout le reste -moi, vous, tout le monde- peuvent déplorer: Ça n'arrive qu'aux autres.

Netanyahu's embrace of Jerusalem Pride confirms growing political leverage of LGBTQ community

Daniel Wein | Posted 09.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Daniel Wein

A gay pride parade in Jerusalem sounds preposterous: the same city that is the capital to three world religions and a millennia-long touchstone of str...

Trump Tells Netanyahu He Would Recognize Jerusalem As Israel's Capital

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Sunday told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that if ele...

Fintech Beyond Payments: The Wall Street Invasion

Nikolai Kuznetsov | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Nikolai Kuznetsov

When the results of the 2016 Extel survey, which names the best of the European financial community in various different categories, were announced in...

Tel Aviv Building Site Collapse Kills At Least Two People

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 09.05.2016 | World

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A parking garage under construction collapsed in Tel Aviv on Monday, killing at least two people and trapping several others und...

These Galleries are Turning South Tel Aviv from Urban Wasteland to Art Hotspot

MutualArt | Posted 07.14.2016 | Arts

Ishai Shapira Kalter, HOBBY, installation view, Raw Art Gallery. Photo: Tal Nisim. The air in Tel Aviv at this time of year pulsates. Culture in Isra...

Business and Government Must Work Together to Enhance Global Security

Daniel Wagner | Posted 06.24.2016 | Business
Daniel Wagner

One of the most important reminders of the slaughter in Orlando and San Bernadino is that terrorists often prefer to attack "soft" targets because the...

Why Aren't More People Upset Over The Terrorist Attack In Tel Aviv?

Rocco Papa | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
Rocco Papa

When these two other attacks occurred, folks rushed to social media with words of support. It was cool and fashionable for people to show how distraught they were over those senseless acts of violence. The senseless act of violence the Israelis suffered, however, didn't catch on the same way.

The Surreal June 8th Terror Attack in Tel-Aviv - Small Deatails

Lev Hakak | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
 Lev Hakak

In the 2005 film "Paradise Now," two Palestinian friends get ready to commit a suicide attack in Tel-Aviv, Israel. The suicide bombers pretend they ar...

Deadly Shooting Attack Rocks Tel Aviv

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.08.2016 | World

By Rami Amichay TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Two Palestinian gunmen killed four people at a popular shopping and restaurant area in Tel Aviv on Wednesday in a...

The Fabulous Photographs of Nature in Israel

Lev Hakak | Posted 06.06.2016 | Religion
 Lev Hakak

Eretz Israel Museum Tel-Aviv is currently presenting two exhibitions of nature photography. The Natural History Museum, London owns one of them, cal...

Russia and Israel's Middle East Dance

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.06.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

Russia and Israel have a long history of diplomatic and military collaboration in the Middle East, dating back to the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, when Israel's triumph over its neighbors was largely attributable to Moscow's military support.

The World's Most Beautiful Beaches, on Instagram | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel

By Michelle Schuman for the Orbitz Travel Blog Ever thought all beaches are pretty much the same? Well, think again. Where the view is breathtaking,...

Brussels, Israel and Airport Security

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.28.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

In spite of the many attacks on airports and aircraft that have occurred, the airline industry remains stuck in a largely reactive modus operandi. Now that the Brussels attack has occurred, that airport will, at least for a short time, become a fortress. But what about six months from now?

How To Save Money In 8 Cities Around The World | Posted 03.17.2016 | Travel

By Michelle Schuman for the Orbitz Travel Blog Globetrotting doesn't have to be expensive. Follow these tips to get out there and start exploring--...

Live Video Chat Could Soon Replace The 911 Call

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.16.2016 | Technology

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israelis can now use their smartphones to make live video distress calls to emergency responders, a first-of-its-kind service tha...

Giant Vagina Sculpture Stands Up To Israel's Sex Trade (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.10.2016 | Arts

A large protest of Israel's sex work industry just hit the streets. A 10-foot-high vagina sculpture was installed on a Tel Aviv thoroughfare to honor ...

Joe Biden Is Mad That Palestinian Party Glorified Israel Stabbing

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden censured the Palestinian Fatah Party Wednesday for glorifying the man who stabbed a dozen people on Tuesday, killing a U.S. A...

U.S. Tourist Killed In Palestinian Stabbing Attack In Tel Aviv

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 03.08.2016 | World

TEL AVIV, March 8 (Reuters) - An American tourist was stabbed to death and at least nine other people were wounded by a Palestinian armed with a knife...

4 Locals on How To Do Tel Aviv Right

Celeste Moure | Posted 02.15.2016 | Travel
Celeste Moure

In Tel Aviv, Bauhaus architecture meets the azure waters of the Mediterranean, beach bums with longboards sit at sidewalk cafes sipping strong espresso, and eclectic cuisine fuses European culinary techniques with Arab spices.

Amos Gitai: With Rabin, The Last Day, Israel's Godard Takes on Netanyahu, Extremist Rabbis, and an Artist's Duty

Brandon Judell | Posted 02.01.2016 | Arts
Brandon Judell

Amos Gitai. If you can recall when Vincent D'Onofrio was sexy, Gitai has that sort of confrontational charm. He turns you on while he sets you on edge...

Looking For Peace In Israel/Palestine

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 01.25.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

Looking out on the Mediterranean Sea from Tel Aviv is a good time for reflection when ending a study tour of Israel-Palestine. Just over two weeks here has made a few issues clear.

Israel's Diplomatic Overture to the UAE

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.12.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

Israel's extended olive branch to the UAE occurs within a complicated geopolitical context, in which some traditional alliances are strained, several states are exploring new partnerships and various actors are seizing upon newly generated opportunities in the region.

Welcome to Tel Aviv, habibi

Austin Blake Mullins | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Austin Blake Mullins

He's unconscious as we pull him up from the floor, too much G apparently; his body is cold and limp. I'm not sure how long he was passed out on the ba...

Starting Fresh

Yara Zgheib | Posted 01.04.2016 | Impact
Yara Zgheib

A quiet afternoon, a darkening sky. A comfortable seat by a window. In the background, Das Liede von der Erde, by Gustav Mahler.