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Kartel, a New Street Art and Music Space in Haifa
by Ross Belfer Haifa (Israel’s third largest city) is best known for its historical German Colony, UNESCO-nodded Baha’i Gardens and perhaps the country’s most savory hummus found in the multi-cultural Wadi Nisnas neighborhood. But with these changing...
TRAVEL
Word of Mouth: Creative Tel Aviv
by Ross Belfer Tel Aviv is inarguably one of the world’s most paradoxical cities: an often stigmatized society haphazardly positioned within a volatile region of the world. But beyond the headlines lies a dynamic, pluralistic population bursting with...
DESIGN
Wooden Bicycle Grips from Nisnas Industries
If you're lucky, a solid commuter bike will last decades. A steel frame never goes out of style and a well-maintained machine can be passed down the next generation with few replaced parts. The sustainably minded team at Nisnas Industries is making...
CULTURE
Jennifer Abessira: We Live as We Dream—Alone
by Ross Belfer It’s difficult to pinpoint the precise inspiration behind Jennifer Abessira's artwork. Collagist, observer, anachronistic collector, photographer, mixed-media artist—Abessira is influenced by and works with almost everything and anything...
CULTURE
Apolis Middle East Project
Released today, the new Middle East Project film from Apolis tells a story linking Los Angeles to Tel Aviv and across the border to Hebron. When third-generation shoemaker Shlomy Azolay met David Shlachter while surfing in Tel Aviv their conversation...
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Beresheet Hotel
By Andrea Dicenzo The most stunning element to behold at the Beresheet Hotel is the view. While the staff will be eager to point this out to guests, the architecture and design of the structure reveals it first. The surrounding vista is of utmost...
DESIGN
Florentine Kitchen Knives
A brilliant series of utility knives from Israeli designer Tomer Botner brings together high-end craftsmanship with social advocacy. The blades have been created with the help of 17 local suppliers, craftsmen and professionals from Tel Aviv's Florentine...
CULTURE
The Artis Shuk at NADA NYC
Popping up in Miami during Art Basel for nearly a decade now, New York-based NADA (New Art Dealers Alliance) brought the show closer to home this year. The non-profit wisely timed their alternative art fair to run alongside the NYC debut of Frieze...
TRAVEL
Word of Mouth: Tel Aviv
Head of External Relations at the Design Museum Holon just outside Tel Aviv, Eyal de Leeuw is not only a natural tour guide, but as co-founder of Israel's leading men's fashion blog Ha-Garconniere, he is clued into some of the most interesting city...
CULTURE
Take 100
"Take 100: The Future of Film: 100 New Directors," the newest installment in Phaidon's "10 x 10" series (now in its tenth year), looks at 100 emerging directors. With a focus especially on the younger crowd, this international compendium impresses...
CULTURE
Noa Nahari: Side Walk
Entering the latest installation at the Jerusalem Artists' House is an exercise in sensory confusion. After parting the heavy drape covering the threshold, the room's minimal lighting creates a momentary blackout before the eyes adjust. Even...
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