Casual Star Michaela Watkins Gets To Know the Holy Land

The actress, comedian, former Saturday Night Live star and current lead in the critically-acclaimed Hulu sitcom Casual, said it’s just something she’s been thinking about recently Read More

Oxygen Therapy Eases Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Mouse Model

A new Israeli research shown for the first time that hyperbaric oxygen therapy can actually improve the pathology of Alzheimer’s disease and correct behavioral deficits associated with the disease Read More

Mediterranean Diet Can Bust Body Fat, Reverse Artery Damage

A new Israeli study has found that the diet, rich in fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, olive oil, nuts and legumes, can help reduce the amount of fat deposits in the body, even when weight loss has leveled off Read More

Underground Cave Uncovered in Israeli Residential Neighborhood

The large limestone cave was found during routine construction in the central Israeli town of Rosh Ha’Ayin Read More

This Moroccan Doughnut is Israel’s Hottest Hanukkah Treat

Israelis of North African descent prepare it not only for Hanukkah but also for holidays and special occasions Read More

Israel's Best Friends: US Celebrity Pups Visit the Holy Land

6 celebrity dogs enjoyed a vacation in Israel courtesy of Vibe Israel, organization working to rebrand Israel for millennials not usually invested in country Read More

Israel’s Winged Winter Residents

While many millions of birds are involved in migration and just pass over, around 1000 species choose Israel as their winter home Read More

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Ofer's Column

Read the monthly Israel's commentary by Ofer Bavly, Director General of the JUF Israel office.