Cafes are very popular in Israel, practically on every corner, because Israel has a definite coffee culture.
Shimon Peres, Israel’s ninth president, turns 90 on August 2. Part of the prestigious Presidential Conference, taking place on June 18-20, will be dedicated to celebrating his entry into his nonagenarian years.
A short ride outside of Jerusalem, in the suburb of Ramat Motza, is a large building with the word, Yvel. Yvel is Levy spelled backwards and the home of the international jewelry company founded by Orna and Isaac Levy.