Night surfing in Tel Aviv. (Shutterstock) Night surfing in Tel Aviv. (Shutterstock)
Night surfing in Tel Aviv. (Shutterstock)

good_news_from_israel_890x1002Good News Israel presents night surfing competition; Israeli glass on display, and much more.

By Michael Ordman



Seven species book wins international award

Chana Bracha Siegelbaum’s book “The Seven Fruits of the Land of Israel” has just received two prestigious Gourmand Awards for 2015. Chana delves into the mystical and medicinal properties of Israel’s seven Biblical food crops, while also offering pages of wholesome recipes.

Raining chocolates in Tel Aviv

The 3-day Tel Aviv Chocolate Festival featured chocolate shwarmas and kebabs, to chocolate jewelry, sculptures, chocolate sushi-making and even a chocolate spa. 20,000 attended.

Israeli glass on display

Tel Aviv’s Eretz Israel Museum is displaying the works of 62 Israeli glass artists. They range from tiny and intimate objects to large sculptures, from wall hangings to floor and ceiling works, and from room-size installations to conceptual works.

Night-surfing in the Med

About 40 Israeli surfers took part in a night-surfing competition in the Mediterranean Sea off Ashdod, southern Israel. Gil Beach is one of the best places to catch waves in Israel and Ashdod set up special lights there for night surfing several years ago.


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