Tag archive for ‘Social Action’
Nicky Blackburn On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Israeli Aid Groups Rush to Assist in Hardest Irma Hurricane and Mexico Earthquake Hit Areas

    Israeli aid groups are already on their way to Florida after Hurricane Irma made landfall this Sunday and threatened the state with tornadoes, catastrophic storm surges, and strong winds and flooding. Other More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, July 17th, 2017

Do You Want to Get to Know the Locals When You Visit Israel?

#Betzavta Do you want to get to know the locals when you visit Israel? There’s no better way than to share a meal and conversation in someone’s home. A new option for arranging such an encounter online is the More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

In So Many Ways Israel Is Bringing Water Innovation to the World

Using ingenuity to overcome its serious water challenges, Israel has become the go-to expert for a world facing an impending water crisis. This year’s WATEC expo and conference, to be held in September in More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, September 12th, 2016

Israeli Developed Devices Can Help Blind People See

In Prof. Amir Amedi’s world-renowned Lab for Brain and Multisensory Research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, people with vision impairment can “see” their environment with the aid of sensory substitution More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Sunday, August 14th, 2016

WATCH: Israeli Activist Hunts Down African Wildlife Traffickers

  It all began with a baby chimpanzee orphaned by a poacher in Cameroon. Tel Aviv native Ofir Drori, intending to do some investigative journalism after finishing his Israeli army service, adopted the More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Public Gardens Across Globe Admire New Model in Jerusalem

  Why did organizers of the recent American Public Gardens Association conference include two Israelis in a panel discussion on public gardens as agents of social empowerment? Because the Social and Environmental More...

Viva Sarah Press On Monday, July 18th, 2016

This Device Pulses Away Motion Sickness

One in every four people suffer from motion sickness when on a boat, a plane, a swing and even when just ride the bus. A new Israeli wearable device MotionCure could now provide relief within minutes. MotionCure, More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, June 13th, 2016

Next-Gen Israeli Agtech Turns a Rooftop Into a Farm

 On the rooftop of the Mishor Adumim industrial park in the desert between Jerusalem and the Dead Sea, an acre of herbs and lettuces provide employment for about 20 people representing the entire Israeli mosaic: More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, May 30th, 2016

How Fighting on the Beach Can Build Respect and Trust

  In mid May, a small strip of the Mediterranean coast was transformed into an arena of coexistence and fun as the Israeli martial-arts nonprofit organization Budo for Peace hosted its second annual International More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Joining Hands to Build a Green Future in the MidEast

  On Kibbutz Ketura in Israel’s Arava desert, more than 800 students from Israel and other countries have torn down barriers over the past two decades to find cooperative solutions for regional environmental More...

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