Culture

Ilana Kwartin
Orthodox and secular living together – "Eliav" in the Negev region as a case study

Ilana was born in the Former Soviet Union and made Aliyah in 1987. She grew up in Jerusalem. She served as a commander and officer in an IDF field intelligence unit,...

Ilana Kwartin
Women's rights in Israel

Ilana was born in the Former Soviet Union and made Aliyah in 1987. She grew up in Jerusalem. She served as a commander and officer in an IDF field intelligence unit,...

Ilana Kwartin
Gaps between periphery and center in Israel

Ilana was born in the Former Soviet Union and made Aliyah in 1987. She grew up in Jerusalem. She served as a commander and officer in an IDF field intelligence unit,...

Zehava Tesfay
From Ethiopia to Israel: My Story, Our Journey

Zehava was born and raised in southern Israel to a family that had made Aliyah from Ethiopia in 1980. She studied and developed international standard infrastructures...

Shy Ashkenazi
Israeli Misic

Born and raised in Jerusalem, Shy served in the IDF for 4 years in a special operational communications unit as a commander and in a role of an operations officer. He...

Itai Divinsky
How to start a new community in the Negev desert in 10 simple steps

Itai is from Ramat HaNegev, Colorado’s sister community in Israel. He served three years in the IDF as a tank commander in the Armored Corps and still proudly serves...

Noa Ohayon Bab
The secret recipe of the Start-up Nation

Noa holds a Master of Liberal Arts from Hebrew University's Interdisciplinary Revivim Honors Program. She also graduated executive programs from Princeton University,...

Nitzan Ben Shaya
Israeli society through the story of the Israel National Trail

Nitzan was born in Maccabim-Reut, and served two years as a Tanks instructor at the armor unite in the IDF. She holds a B.A in Political Science and Middle Eastern...

Tamar Halak Kolumbus
Women in the IDF: Then and Now

Tamar was born in Beer Sheva, and completed her IDF service as a Captain - Commanding officer, in the Combat Hummers Operating Unit. She holds a BA in Political Science...

Netta Asner-Minster
Virtual tour of the Knesset, Israel's Parliament

Netta was born in Silver Spring, Maryland and made Aliya to Jerusalem, Israel in 2004. She served in the IDF as part of the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit North American...

Dor Kwiatek
Virtual Israel Tour

Dor was born in Antwerp, Belgium and returned to Israel at the age of 15.Dor served for six years as a combat officer in the IDF and then another seven in Reserves as a...