The Abraham Accords at 1 Year Old

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September 2021 marks a year since the formalizing of the Abraham Accords, a historic peace treaty between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Since then, the countries have rapidly established ties and started working together in a huge number of areas.  Once the treaty had been signed, it was just a matter of days before […]

Israel’s Amazing Modern Mosaics


Every so often, the news features a story of Israeli archaeologists unearthing an ancient mosaic and there are many fantastic examples to see around the country. However, there are also some stunning examples of modern mosaics that is worth taking the time to go and see while you are on your gap year in Israel.  […]

Pivot! Management Insights Highlighted by Covid

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read on THE TIMES OF ISRAEL August 31, 2021 Pivot! Management Insights Highlighted by Covid Remember that hilarious scene from Friends when Ross, Rachel and Chandler try to schlep a couch up the stairs and Ross vigorously commands his friends to “PIVOT! PIVOT! PIVOT!”  (Whether you remember or not, it’s worth watching again: Reflecting on […]

Israel’s Latest Tourist Attractions

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Like most of the world, Israel has been closed to tourists for more than a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, that doesn’t meant that the country hasn’t been busy preparing for a return to normality. There are a number of new and exciting tourist attractions to see, and if you will soon be […]

Israel at the Tokyo Olympics


The world is busy watching the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Israel has sent its largest ever delegation in the hope of bringing home a few more medals. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, the country won two bronze medals, both in Judo, and three at the Paralympic games, in rowing, shooting and swimming. Israel has sent […]

The People Behind Israel’s Street Names

As soon as you have spent a short amount of time in Israel you will realise that wherever you go there are numerous reoccurring street names. Whether you are in a big city, a small moshav or anything in between, some names crop up time and time again. In the centre of both Jerusalem and […]