Countries’ Fun Facts

Students from EMIS come from more than thirty different countries! Here are some really fun and interesting facts you may not know about the countries your friends come from: Israel: In Tel Aviv there are more than one hundred sushi restaurants, making it the city with the most sushi restaurants after Tokyo and NYC. Palestine:... Continue Reading →


Advice for Applicants

Dear applicants, We all have been in this long but very exciting process of applying into EMIS. We know what it feels like and this is why we decided to come here with some few tips that may help you during the whole application process. Here are ten tips that all of us came up... Continue Reading →

YOCOPAS Overview

Day 1: The first day of YOCOPAS was full of bonding activities within the family groups. We had the chance to connect to other students from other countries by personal introduction as well as some interesting and funny activities. Then, we moved to the Cardo area for the Bkind workshop. A representative from the organisation... Continue Reading →


A few days ago we had an amazing experience in the form of a Rebirthing workshop, held by the amazing Noa Bar, a woman so truly beautiful inside and outside, I find it hard sometimes to lay eyes upon on her. In the beginning I was skeptical, like I always turn out to be when... Continue Reading →

Music as a Force for Peace

The day started with the disappointing news of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu being reelected. The students of EMIS were in dismay as they thought things would change and the voices we heard from the people we met would make that much needed difference. However, spirits were lifted when EMIS had the privilege of being invited... Continue Reading →

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is the most important festival celebrated at the turn of the Chinese calendar. In China, we call it 春节(chun jie). (In modern Chinese name, Spring Festival is the translation.) According to tales and legends, the beginning of the Chinese New Year started with a mythical beast named Nian. Nian would come on the first day of New... Continue Reading →

But maybe

All you need in order to have a dead prime minister is three shots after a peace rally. Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated 19 years ago by an Orthodox right-wing Jew extremist for his opinions, peaceful ones if I might add. I say peaceful because it was literary a set of agreements which aimed to create... Continue Reading →

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