Israel: Small Country. Big Accomplishments.

IMG_7564-635x357 Boxer Dustin Fleischer has second bar mitzvah on Masada

During his Birthright trip earlier this August, undefeated boxer, 27 year old Duster Fleischer (a.k.a The White Tiger) had a second bar mitzvah in Israel. The service, which took place on Masada, was said to be a very meaningful experience for both Fleischer and his guests. Read more at Times of Israel.

August 25, 2016
Rhino Israeli zoo welcomes newborn white rhino

Mazel Tov to Tanda, a female rhino living at the Ramat Gan Safari Park near Tel Aviv! Tanda just gave birth to a beautiful male, white rhino baby. Read more at JPost.

August 24, 2016
gerbi-medal-c55-635x357 Medalist Gerbi auctions her Olympic ID for pediatric cancer

Judoka and recent bronze medalist, Yarden Gerbi, has recently put her name tag from the Olympic games in Rio up for auction on Ebay. She plans to donate the money to a Tel Aviv hospital in order to purchase new medical equipment. The auction is scheduled to last one week, ending Monday, August 29th, 2016. […]

August 24, 2016
cancer-cells-541954_1920-635x357 Tel Aviv University study may lead to melanoma cure

Shoshana Solomon, Times of Israel Israeli researchers have discovered how the skin cancer spreads and found ways to stop the metastatic process Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) say they have unraveled the metastatic mechanism of melanoma, the most aggressive of all skin cancers. According to a paper published Monday in the journal Nature Cell […]

August 23, 2016
Bridge Israeli architect designs highest glass bridge in world

Haim Dotan’s 430-meter-long erection in China’s Hunan province has been opened to foot traffic; at 300 meters high and completely transparent, it is not for the faint of heart; such bridges are in vogue in China at the moment, even hosting weddings. What is believed to be the world’s highest and longest glass bridge, designed […]

August 23, 2016
Krzanich_keynote-74-635x357 Intel’s new ‘merged reality’ headset sports made-in-Israel tech

Intel recently introduced their new virtual/augmented reality system, called Project Alloy, at their annual Developer Forum in San Francisco. The product integrates a virtual world with the elements of the real world all in one experience, which Intel has defined as a “merged reality.” Designed and produced mainly at Intel’s Haifa research labs, Intel’s RealSense […]

August 23, 2016
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