Jaffa hosts International Photography Festival

Jaffa hosts International Photography Festival

Some 200 Israeli, foreign photographers participate in this year’s festival, focusing on themes of environment, community, art Some 200 Israeli and foreign photographers and as many as 30 curators will take part in the 2012 International Photography Festival, which will be held during the intermediate days of Sukkot (October 2-8) at the Jaffa Port and […]

UNICEF to use ICL-made water purification tablets in Syria

Israel Chemicals given special authorization to have subsidiary sell tables to UN mission trying to rehabilitate war-torn country’s water sources Israel Chemicals (ICL) was given a special authorization Sunday to have one of its European subsidiaries sell water purification tablets to UNICEF with the knowledge that they will be used in the agency’s relief mission […]

VIDEO: Rediscovering Lake Victoria

Journey to one of African Great Lakes reveals sad environmental realities, great hope on the horizon Some moments in life help put everything in proportions. Stepping outside the Kisumu Airport in Kenya and heading towards Lake Victoria was one of those moments. Lake Victoria, or “Nam Lolwe,” in Luo, is one of the African Great […]

Sderot introduces first urban solar field

Members of Migvan urban kibbutz agree to ‘plant’ solar panel field on roofs; eco-venture yields 11% profit Members of Migvan urban kibbutz, located in the southern Israeli city of Sderot, have decided to invest in a unique crop – solar energy. The commune’s houses are covered with solar panels, making them the location of Israel’s […]

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S&P affirms Israel’s A+ rating

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services affirmed its long- and short-term foreign currency sovereign credit ratings on the State of Israel at A+ with a stable outlook. S&P stated that the affirmation “reflects our view of Israel’s economic policy flexibility as a result of consistent growth and careful macroeconomic management. Despite a weak global economic environment […]