After conquering high-tech, Israel sets its sights on a green revolution

After conquering high-tech, Israel sets its sights on a green revolution

Israel is driving to become a world leader in alternative energy, with the government throwing its support to encourage cutting-edge technologies. After a successful run of high-tech and computer-related innovation, Israel is focusing its ambitions on the next big thing — preparing the world for life without coal and oil. Israel is driving to become […]

January 4, 2011
Andrea Bocelli to sing at Masada

Famed Italian tenor to take part in one time performance in June. All proceeds dedicated to support of Galilee, Negev residents Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli has accepted an invitation from the Israeli Opera to come to Israel in June for a unique concert which will be held at the foothills of the famous Masada landmark. […]

January 4, 2011
Flowers for Butts…. It’s good for the environment!

Passersby help environmental activists clean up Tel Aviv’s Rothschild Boulevard. ‘Our goal is to replace litter with clean, green environment,’ one of organizers says Environmental activists from the non-profit organization “A Country without Cigarette Litter” recruited passersby to help clean up Tel Aviv’s Rothschild Boulevard recently. Residents were given a flower for every cigarette butt […]

January 4, 2011
Tel Aviv to get Waldorf Astoria too

Luxury chain’s second hotel in Israel to be built on shoreline, near Hilton Hotel The Waldorf Astoria chain is expected to open a second hotel in Israel, on the plot adjacent to the Tel Aviv Hilton Hotel. The chain’s first hotel will be opened by the Canadian Reichman family in 2011 in Jerusalem, opposite businessman […]

January 3, 2011
Israel helps China combat child abuse

For first time, delegation of Israeli experts trains Chinese pediatricians to diagnose and treat child abuse and neglect Israeli expertise in combating the phenomenon of child abuse is being exported to China for the first time. A team from the Jerusalem-based Haruv Institute, which provides innovative training in identifying and fighting child abuse and neglect, […]

January 3, 2011