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Prof Weihs correctly predicted a critical speed above which dolphins jump out of the water to improve their swimming efficiency.  Photo: Courtesy of Flickr.com/photos/usoceangov

The Israeli stamp featuring nano-parachutes

A small world ... a nano-parachute compared to a household battery

 Distinguished Professor Daniel Weihs at the Technion I...
A painting of the feared Blackbeard fighting a young British officer.  Photos: Ruti Porter

In Haifa’s Maritime Museum: Two young pirates guard a treasure chest.

First you walk down some steps. The sound of breaking waves ...
At the Great Wall: Cynthia Barmor (left) and Carol Lipman

Some of the 8,000 clay warriors that make up the Terracota Army


By Cynthia Barmor and Carol  Lipman China is a riot of ...

BEST UTENSIL IN KITCHEN My best utensil in the kitchen is a ...
Photo by Rev Stan www.flickr.com

In 2008, Edward Sidi, then Chairman of ESRA Caesarea-Zichron...

Because Abe Died By June Felton Book Guild Publishing. 2013....

The telephone next to our bed rings at 04:15: "Good morning,...
Cranes take flight

Taking a dip ...cranes in the water

Watch the birdie ... trippers pose for the camera.

 Having heard about the 'birds' experience from our fri...
Boone Hall Original Slave Cabins. Photo: Courtesy of Rennett Stowe www.flickr.com

Color is an interesting concept in a world that has often be...
Yaakov Kirschen: Dry Bones creator

Cover story ... the Dry Bones Haggadah

Every generation needs a truthsayer. And if it is said with ...




Imagine a pastime which can be enjoyed by the whole family a...

WELCOME TO ISRAELBertha Berger | Greece NEW HOMES § Jerusale...
Photo: Anat Belzberg

Presenting the ‘Martin’s Men’ T-shirts to pupils ... (from left) Yonathan Drimmer, coordinator of Volunteer Activity, Ort Kfar Saba, Philip Symon and Pamela Peled. The logo (below, left) was designed by Emmanuel Levi, from design class at Ort.

This article first appeared in The Jerusalem Post and is rep...



Busy buying and selling on the day

At the pre- Chanukah fundraiser ... Left: Susan Kurnedz with...
From the moving speech Neomi Meshasha gave to the ‘Broadway Hits’ audience in Herzliya

My name is Neomi. I am an attorney at the Tel Aviv District ...
Photo by: www.flickr.com/photos/huangce

Throughout the 1950s my mother always got a migraine wheneve...
A home-made floral tribute by a member of the Johannesburg Jewish community

Packed ... the Johannesburg Jewish community’s memorial service to Nelson Mandela

SA’s Past President Thabo Mbeki at the Jewish community’s memorial service

My first experience of Nelson Mandela, at least the spirit o...