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Elections in Haifa. «Glass ceiling» and WC

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Local councils and mayors elections of Israel’s cities will be held on October 30. Candidates are becoming increasingly active while trying to increase the turnout percentage and attract as many supporters as possible. Who will take place in the «garden city» The mayor position, especially in the major cities of …

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Rare Golden Earring – more than 2,000 years old – discovered in the City of David

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A Hellenistic-era golden earring, featuring ornamentation of a horned animal, was discovered in the Givati Parking Lot in the City of David National Park encircling the Old City walls. The discovery was made during archeological digs carried out by the Antiquities Authority and Tel Aviv University.  “Whoever wore it belonged …

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Haifa: victims against violence

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Haifa was the first city in Israel where in 1977 an asylum for women who had suffered from domestic violence appeared. Since those days thousands of women beaten and raped by men could find help and real support there. This very experience is now used by participants of municipal Forum …

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Where will «Gurel’s eggs» fly?

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«- Damn and blast! What is that? – exclaimed Kingskurt pointing at the carriage flying above the tops of the palm trees, passengers looking out of its windows. Its wheels were not below but on top of it, above the roof. It was hanging in the air and running by …

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Atlas like a coloring book for Vermeer

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A new exhibition in the National Maritime Museum in Haifa «Atlases and the Golden Edge of Dutch Cartography» will tell a new generation how the mariners of the past traveled around the world without Google maps or Waze. While paper books are still popular in the Internet era, paper atlases …

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