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Young Ambassadors
September 11, 2012

Israeli counselors share their experiences serving at a Conservative Movement summer camp. For a special group of Israelis, serving their country continues after their army service ends – in North America. A diverse group of Israeli twenty somethings representing different cities and towns… Read more...

Music, peace, and the future
December 27, 2011

A D’’ash exclusive with singers Idan Raichel and India Arie. For the past 10 years, Idan Raichel has been one of Israel’s most popular, unique and beloved musicians. Unlike most band leaders who stand at the center of the stage, Idan, with his long dreadlocks, thick hair band… Read more...

Valeria “Lera” Patiuk: Israel’s next Shahar Peer?
November 20, 2011

In many ways, she is a typical Israeli teenager — she wears nail polish on her fingers (pink) and toes (blue), listens to Rihanna, and has an active Facebook life. Her friends write comments like, “Miss you—when are you coming back to school?” Valeria Patiuk misses them… Read more...

Where Sport and Peace Meet
August 1, 2011

The story of Israel’s first Jewish-Arab tennis team at the Special Olympics Four special Israeli athletes are true champions of tennis and coexistence. Two Israeli Jews and two Israeli Arabs represented Israel at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece. This is the… Read more...

Animation Nation? Israel!
April 16, 2011

Checking out great new digital talent in Jerusalem The new animated film Rango stars the voice of Johnny Depp and follows the life, adventures and struggles of an aspiring hero in the form of a pet chameleon (Rango) as he becomes local sheriff in the Old West town of Dirt. When the movie is over… Read more...

Playing Israel - A Labor of Love
October 14, 2010

Israelis Gony Goldstein, Raz Moyal and Dana Kamyshev recently enjoyed a week-long United States tennis adventure. The three young tennis players, representing Israel Children’s Centers, were invited to the United States to play in tennis exhibitions in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and in various… Read more...

Playing Israel - Fighting the good fight
July 18, 2010

With the exception of King David, Samson and members of the Israel Defense Forces, Jews have not historically been viewed as great fighters. Enter Yuri Foreman - a Russian-born, Israeli boxer who is also studying to become an Orthodox rabbi! The 29-year-old professional Jewish boxer recently spent… Read more...

Playing Israel - Omri Casspi, King of Israel
May 16, 2010

Our American correspondent goes one on one with Israel’s first NBA player “He’s a rock star!” Sacramento Kings assistant coach Mario Elie said as he watched from the side of the court at New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden. Rookie Omri Casspi smiled as he… Read more...

Seeing the Light: Up close and personal with Hassidic Hip-Hop star, Matisyahu
February 23, 2010

Matisyahu beats and breaks across the stages of the world with his long beard and ritual fringes flapping. His music can best be described as a cross between reggae, Rasta Roots, rap, rock, beat boxing, dub and Hasidic nigunim which are sung in English, sprinkled with bits of Hebrew and Yiddish… Read more...

Playing Israel: Or L'Goyim
December 14, 2009

The New York Knicks hosted Maccabi Tel Aviv at Madison Square Garden. The game helped raise funds to keep the Tower of Light shining bright for children in need. Sport brings the world together. Whether it is the Olympic Games, the World Cup or even just a group of friends watching “the… Read more...

Open Season: Part 2
November 15, 2009

Last month we brought you Shahar Pe’er. This month, the spotlight is on Dudi Sela, Israel’s leading male tennis champion. Dudi Sela began playing tennis at age seven at the Israel Tennis Centre in Kiryat Shmoneh, which is in the north of Israel. He remembers spending time as a boy in… Read more...

Weird and Crazy Kosher Animals
October 15, 2009

Ari Zivitovsky is a little like an ancient explorer. The scientist rabbi travels the world looking for different kosher animals. Zivitovsky has come head to head with grasshoppers, guinea fowl, buffalo—even giraffes! Zivitovsky and his childhood friend, Rabbi Ari Greenspan, are both… Read more...

Open Season: Part 1
October 15, 2009

The US was awash with tennis champions during the US Open and the many lead-up competitions that preceded it. D”ash American correspondent Howard Blas had the opportunity to catch up with two of Israel’s leading tennis players, Shahar Pe’er and Dudi Sela during the competition…. Read more...

Street Magazine
March 22, 2008

Street Magazine article - “William Steig: The Father of Shrek” Read more...

Snap Magazine
February 22, 2008

Snap Magazine article - “Will’s Art”

Zone Magazine
January 22, 2008

Zone Magazine article - “Are you on Facebook?”