14 May, 2010 in Asia-Israel connections, China
Asaf Avidan & the Mojos in Midi Festival 2010 China

Asaf Avidan & the Mojos, one of the more interesting Israeli musicians in the last year or so, have taken part in the Midi Festival 2010 in China. Here’s my translation of Mako.co.il : […] In the last couple of days, Avidan and the Mojos performed in two music festivals in …

11 May, 2010 in Asia-Israel connections
Looking for Zhang Zi Yi – Film by Dagan Shani

Dagan Shani, an Israeli Beijing film academia graduate fluent in Chinese, directed a film by the name Looking for Zi Yi (寻找子怡, xún zhǎo zǐ yí). Here’s a brief synopsis (from here): This is the story of Dagan ,an Israeli guy who lives in Beijing and believe that …

13 Feb, 2010 in Israel
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In my last visit to Israel I went with a friend and his family to do some BBQing in a beach a bit up-north Habonim Beach. It was a lovely little beach, with lots of beautiful nature and sea-life. Most people outside of Israel usually don’t know that Israel has some really terrific beaches. …

22 Sep, 2009 in Israel
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One of my good friends in Israel has been working in Google Israel for quite some time now. When I came to visit him in my recent visit to Israel he took me up to see Google’s Tel Aviv office and the stunning views of southern Tel Aviv. The working environment in Google, as should […]

21 Sep, 2009 in Jerusalem
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While shortly visiting my hometown a month back I went on a terrific tour of Jerusalem’s old city called “Jerusalem’s Old City Root Top Tour” showing Jerusalem through walking up to the old city’s well known roof tops that give a slightly different perspective to the city. And so… welcome to Jerusalem’s old city! … […]

19 Sep, 2009 in Asia-Israel connections
China Live : Two Israeli gals in Dong Guan – China

China Live, written by two Israeli girls living in Dong Guan (located at the Guangdong province in southern China), is a rare insight into how Israelis experience China. Having followed the blog for quite some time now, and after having met the two, I can recommend those who can read Hebrew and are into China […]

The Israeli Amazing Race visits Hong Kong

I’m sure most of those who have a TV have heard about the Amazing Race, one of the most popular "reality" TV shows ever, but not many non-Israelis know that Israel with its TV audience of less than 5 million spread over more than 50 channels has managed to pull off a local Israeli version […]

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So far, I’ve been to two major Cosplay events. The first was in NCKU-Tainan-Taiwan (1, 2, 3, 4), and the second in Comic World in Hong Kong SAR (1, 2, 3). I’ve always wondered what an Israeli Cosplay event would look like, and a few weeks ago I finally found out.  Scary scary stuff. I […]

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