The first visit to Israel of the rock band Queen will be on Sep 12 at Tel Aviv’s Park Hayarkon; In a rare event, what is believed to be a 10-meter baby fin whale has been spotted just 20 meters off the Israeli coast near Caesarea, and much more.

Helen Mirren says her time working at an Israeli kibbutz shortly after the 1967 Six Day War helped make her the actress she is, and Israel’s Adi Deutch lost his leg from a Lebanon landmine blast, but ran the NYC marathon.