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Israeli Tots At 82 Kindergartens To Learn Green ABC's

In a special ceremony, held in Bar-Ilan University earlier this month, some 48 green kindergartens located in the Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, central and southern districts of Israel were certified “green.” An additional 34 kindergartens were certified earlier in the month, on December 3 in Haifa, 8 of which came from the Arab sector, reports the […]

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DIY Heating: 2 Knitting Needles Studio

The winter months are fast approaching, and more of us are feeling the need to look for things to keep us warm – whether it be soup, sweaters, slippers, or socks.  And for those of us who are trying to be green, the more we can avoid using electricity and non-renewable energy for our heating […]

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Greenpeace’s "Rainbow Warrior" Comes to Israel

It’s not just Morrissey and Paul McCartney who are on tour in Israel this summer, but Greenpeace’s legendary Rainbow Warrior ship is also paying the country a visit this weekend. As part of its latest tour of the Mediterranean Sea, the well-travelled vessel (the original was sunk in 1985 protesting against nuclear weapons testing in […]

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Urban renewal Brings Jews and Arabs Together in Haifa

At the centre of a historic city and seconds away from the Mediterranean Sea, you’d probably expect upscale-neighbourhoods with wealthy residents to match. “But it’s not like that in Haifa,” says Avigail Dolev, urban planner for the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI). “All the neighbourhoods located on the seashore are very […]

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Cotton's Organic Clothes Are Soft on the Environment

Last week we wrote about an environmentally conscious window display in Tel Aviv designed by Shulayim Studio, but the store that the window belonged to – Cotton – is news worthy as well. Cotton started making a limited line of clothes in 1992 with the goal of creating pieces that are unique, comfortable, woman-friendly, environmentally-friendly, […]