May 26, 2019

Humans of Israel

Avicam Gitlin has no shortage of swashbuckling vignettes to tell about his job cooking and planning vacations for observant Jews through his work at the Kosher Culinary Travel.
Saul Sadka, a 37-year-old single socialite from Tel Aviv claims to have discovered the "2,500-year-old forgotten structure of the Torah."
Amnon Damti was 10 years old when he saw a performance by Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet on television and knew he had found his calling. 
Ahava Emunah Lange was diagnosed with late-stage ovarian cancer in 2012. In the years since, she has tried a vast array of treatments
Bat-el Borenstein was 4 when older girls in her neighborhood started to make fun of her. They pointed at her and called her a midget.
Yet, when it came to hasbara — a Hebrew term for pro-Israeli advocacy — diplomacy was no match for Israel’s thriving high-tech ecosystem.
%%excerpt%% Don’t let Sruli and Mendy Portnoy, the eponymous duo behind Jerusalem-based band PORTNOY, fool you with their boy-band good looks and feel-good melodies.
Nimrod Back is the miracle-maker behind Limbo, a solid-metal spinning top with a gyroscope hidden inside that allows it to spin in perpetuity
Israel had many mom-and-pop businesses boasting incredible products but didn’t have access to global markets. And so Matana was born.
Yehuda Goldberg felt he missed out by not spending a year in Israel after high school. On the other hand, there wasn’t a program for him.
Gal Niv can solve any problem. She’s just the type of person you know can handle it — whatever “it” is. A missing cable connector a half-hour
Lately, Shikma Landau-Keysar can’t even grab a few things at the grocery store without it taking her an hour.
Adina Elbaz had just celebrated her 16th birthday when she was hit by a minibus on her way to school. Doctors weren’t sure she would survive. 
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