Jan 3, 2014

Fwd: The Israel Edition, well mostly

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Blue is the most sacred color, for the Jews

Miriam goes to a world first conference on the Jewish blue "techelet" and comes back with new revelations on how this rare color, more expensive than gold, was produced in ancient times. Thanks to a snail. She also watches how the stinky concoction is made.

Read all about Jewish blue HERE 


Tour Tel Aviv's twisted bus station and get lost

This bus station in Tel Aviv leads to love stories, public urination, bat caves and nowhere. Some locals in Tel Aviv are learning to love the old monstrosity, which until 2010 was the biggest bus station in the world.

Read all about Israel's bus station tour HERE

Aquaponics is like farming with a fishing rod, in Israel

Consulting the United Nations FAO, meet this urban pioneer who is helping Africans, Palestinians, Jordanians and urban farmers use an ancient method for making organic food at home.

Read about aquaponics in Israel HERE


More Green News Headlines 

This erotic eggplant makes cooking baba ghanoush more sensual  READ HERE

Dubai's making traction with this new "green" road technology READ HERE

Fulfillment fantasy? Make Qatar's Palm Tower burn to the ground READ HERE 

Sacred fabrics with "snail" dye uncovered at Dead Sea READ HERE

A true way to eco tour Egypt READ HERE



Reviving Tunisia's artisans at this very special atelier READ HERE

Ancient pollen and the stories it tells about climate change from the Sea of Galilee READ HERE

This dog chip will let you know if your pet is healthy READ HERE

YES! Gaza girls do karate - even after marriage READ HERE

Arab playboys and their "fly" cars. Seriously ungreen READ HERE

Spread your seeds on an urban farm READ HERE

These teens build Petra out of snow! READ HERE

Revisit these 10 ways to reduce holiday waste READ HERE



Karin Kloosterman - Editor



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