Ben-Gurion University’s student Formula One racing team, is the first ever Israeli team to place in the top 10 at the Formula SAE, and a new documentary in the US will tell the remarkable story of the medical device industry in Israel and will list the life-saving tools that Israel has invented.
By: Michael Ordman
CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT & SPORT
Top 10 finish in Formula SAE
Ben-Gurion University’s student Formula One racing team, is the first ever Israeli team to place in the top 10 at the Formula SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) competition. Students worldwide compete in Formula SAE to design and build the best racecar.
Israeli medical miracles on US TV
A new documentary is to be shown on PBS stations across the United States beginning early 2016. “Medical Miracles from Israel” will tell the remarkable story of the medical device industry in Israel today and will list the life-saving tools that Israel has provided the world.
Billy Joel’s Israeli backing violinist
Renowned Israeli violinist Itzhak Perlman has revealed that he is the incognito musician playing on Billy Joel’s album “Storm Front”. Perlman also makes occasional surprise appearances at Joel’s stage shows. Joel also supports the Perlman Music Institute.
Israeli orchestra performs at Bundestag
During October, Beersheba’s Sinfonietta orchestra joins with Germany’s Philharmonic of Nations to play at Germany’s Bundestag Parliament building in a series of concerts to mark 50 years of diplomatic relations between Germany and Israel.
Jerry Seinfeld to debut in Israel
Superstar comedian Jerry Seinfeld is to make his first standup performance at Tel Aviv’s Menora Mitvachim on Dec 19. Seinfeld last visited Israel in 2007 when he was promoting “The Bee Movie.” As a teenager, he did a stint as a kibbutz volunteer.
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