Wednesday, 23 November 2022 | Two Israeli doctors are making a difference for children in Equatorial Guinea by performing complex surgeries and providing local doctors with support and technology to perform the operations by themselves. Drs. Oded Nahlieli and Michael Abba recently returned from another trip to the central African nation, where they performed dozensContinue Reading »
Thursday, 10 November 2022 | Israel signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) yesterday with Jordan and the United Arab Emirates [UAE] to progress a year-old agreement to provide Israel with clean energy and Jordan with water. The three nations signed the agreement yesterday at the COP27 climate conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. A previous MOUContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 2 November 2022 | PitchBook this week published its annual ratings for the universities that produce the most venture capital-backed entrepreneurs—with no less than five Israeli universities featuring among the top 50 and one within the top 10 for undergraduate programs, the Times of Israel reports. Tel Aviv University was first among the fiveContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 25 October 2022 | Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Israel’s Reichman University have established a school to train high-tech professionals. The school will offer courses in computer programming, sales and data analysis, among other subjects, the university said on Monday. “We believe that a variety of voices, opinions and perspectives enriches Israeli high-tech and itsContinue Reading »
The Palestinian medical system has been in the news a lot lately. When US President Joe Biden visited east Jerusalem’s Augusta Victoria Hospital in July, he announced a US $100 million boost to six hospitals that he called the backbone of healthcare for the Palestinian people. Access to quality medical care, opined the US headContinue Reading »
I stood on the tarmac at Ben Gurion airport with Israeli officials and numerous journalists as we anxiously awaited the arrival of 180 new Ethiopian immigrants. Also present were members of Israel’s Ethiopian community, who were eager to see family that they hadn’t seen in years. The flight was the first of several slated toContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | NEW YORK, NY—Growing up, Jeremy Mazurek and Rachel used to march up Fifth Avenue in New York City with their schools to celebrate Israel, waving to family and friends on the sidelines who cheered them on during the Israel Day Parade. The couple, who lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia,Continue Reading »
Friday, 20 May 2022 | Arab Israeli kickboxer Loay Sakas won the gold medal at the seventh International Turkish Open Kickboxing World Cup in Istanbul, held from May 12–15. The Christian athlete raised an Israeli flag after defeating Slovakian opponent Marek Karlik in the under-75-kilogram [165-lb.] weight class. Sakas told Israel’s Channel 12 that heContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 10 May 2022 | The charge that Israel is an apartheid state was dealt another blow yesterday as the Jewish state swore in its first Muslim Supreme court justice. Advocates for the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement frequently level the apartheid accusation at Israel. Taken from the former South African movement, apartheid refers toContinue Reading »
Israel has gone through the wringer in the past year and a half, dealing with crisis after crisis within a very short period. The nation faced the devastating effects of a pandemic alongside the rest of the world, and at the same time, fought a war with terrorists in Gaza; went through a fourth nationalContinue Reading »
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