13.02.2011 09.Adar l, 5771
A new Web portal, Omanoot.com, is designed to showcase the vitality of Israeli film, music, literature and the visual arts.
If you were trying to win the hearts and minds of US college students over their perception of Israel, would you bring in a balding, ex-general politician with stilted English (take your pick) to talk about the Iranian threat or invite Hadag Nahash to shake the students’ core, Mediterranean style? For Edoe Cohen, it was a no-brainer.
When the 32-year-old IDF veteran was studying at Columbia University in New York in the wake of the second intifada, he realized that talking heads may not be the answer to Israel’s hasbara woes….