Clockwise from top left: Elinor Roizman, Yael Elfenbaum and Eyal Heyne Galli, Itamar Biran, Walter Bingham, Inna Braverman and Orly Wahba.Clockwise from top left: Elinor Roizman, Yael Elfenbaum and Eyal Heyne Galli, Itamar Biran, Walter Bingham, Inna Braverman and Orly Wahba.

Here are the Israelis we’re glad we met this year

Olympians, survivors, mavericks and clowns all made our 2018 list of the most inspirational people.

Promoting a culture of kindness, one dance at a time

Orly Wahba has become the queen of nice at a time when the world needs her most.

Apple cider granola bars

Apple cider flavored fruit bits from the shuk give these chewy granola bars fabulous flavor.

By going 'furless,' young designer attracts fashion's biggest stars

20-year-old Maya Reik's faux fur collection is making moves in Hollywood, and it's turning the young Israeli into a fashion heavyweight.

Harvard physicist: An alien spaceship might've flown by earth

Dr. Avi Loeb says it's possible that it may have been a ship on a reconnaissance mission.

Omri Casspi becomes first Israeli player to receive NBA championship ring

He returned to the Golden State Warriors arena to accept the honor.

Step inside Tishbi, where the wine – and chocolate – are flowing

Tishbi is a family-owned vineyard that produces more than a million bottles a year. But it's so much more than a winery.

Yogis from around the world travel to Israel's scenic wilderness for festival

Hundreds gathered for annual event, which offered stunning views of the local landscape.

Can a potato chip bag reveal your last conversation?

A team of scientists at MIT, Microsoft and Adobe​ have figured out a way to turn everyday objects into visual microphones.

Cars fueled (mostly) by water unveiled

A new startup is just the latest Israeli firm attempting to reinvent the auto industry.

Welcome to Berman's, the oldest bakery in Israel

This legendary shop in Jerusalem has stood the test of time by combining centuries-old tradition with modern food trends.

Photographer captures that most minute of life's details: waiting

Street photographer Natan Dvir has turned his pet peeve into an art form.

This children's nonprofit takes saving lives to heart

Save a Child's Heart has provided life-saving treatments to more than 4,500 kids from 58 countries.

Could these straws help you lose weight and stop snoring?

2 new devices, the Zen Eating Sipper and the Dream Sipper, claim to help people combat overeating and snoring by focusing on the way we swallow.

Mediterranean focaccia

These savory, airy focaccia are a creation of Chef Yuval Attias from Jerusalem’s Te’amim Cooking School.

​Where to find America's largest and best caramel apples

We’ve traveled, tasted and tested, just in time for National Caramel Apple Day.