Did someone say Israeli startups in Boston?! Check out some of these cool companies.

1. GradTrain

GradTrain helps people from all over the world successfully apply and move to study at universities abroad.

2. JoVE

Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer-reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical, and physical research in a video format.

3. Tikatok

Tikatok (B&N) provides a creative community allowing kids to write, illustrate, share, and publish their own books.

It’s always great to relax with a good book. Check out a few recommended reads for the month.

1. All the Rivers – Dorit Rabinyan

Rabiyan, an Iranian Jewish woman, is best known for this novel that tells the story of an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man who fall in love one winter in New York.

2. Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind – Yuval Noah Harari

A span of the whole of human history, from the very first humans to walk the earth to the radical breakthroughs of the Cognitive, Agricultural and Scientific Revolutions.

3. Someone to Run With – David Grossman

The story of a lost dog, and the discovery of first love on the streets of Jerusalem are portrayed here with a gritty realism that is as fresh as it is compelling.

Currently on Fellowship? Here are a few places you should definitely try while in Israel.

1. Diana

Traditional Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes within an extraordinarily friendly environment.

2. Mashya

Mashya’s crisp, contemporary design, coupled with innovative techniques and Moroccan influences, have made this restaurant one of the most talked­-about in town.

3. Ha’Achim

A trendy spot known for its buffet-style weekend brunch with endless rows of traditional local salads, homemade jams, fresh-­from­the-­oven breads, and shakshuka.