Nation of Innovation: Reform Congregations
Polls show that nearly 25% of Israeli Jews choose Reform as the Jewish movement they most closely identify with. That may explain why the Israeli Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism (IMPJ) is growing so rapidly.
Arts & Culture
The Restaurant Revolution in Israel
Thirty years ago, no one would have predicted that one day Israel would produce a generation of talented, innovative, and remarkably creative chefs. In those days, dining in Israel was restricted largely to ethnic restaurants, Middle Eastern street food, a few overly expensive French restaurants, and several pretentious hotel-based dining rooms.
Cultural Institutions in Israel
For such a young country, Israel has some of the best cultural institutions and traditions in the world. For those interested in theater, dance, history and more, we recommend checking out these world-class establishments
Nation of Innovation: Fashion
Tel Aviv dazzles in many ways - its beaches, nightlife, restaurants. Less known is its young, daring, innovative fashion industry.
Pluralism & Diversity
Pluralism in the Israel Defense Forces
The Israeli Defense Forces is one of the primary places in Israeli society where men and women from a plethora of backgrounds come together and partake in a cultural exchange.
LGBTQ Life in Israel
Israel has been called the "gay capital of the Middle East," which is no surprise to many of its supporters who have been touting its outstanding record on gay rights for years.
Tune In to This New Podcast About Israel!
Looking for your new favorite listen? We're excited to share that Israel's Anat Hoffman has launched a new podcast, "ANATomy: Exploring the Heart and Bones of Israel."
Religious Pluralism in Israel
The situation is quite complex, particularly with regard to recognition of non-Orthodox Jewish streams.