Activism

Israeli PM Netanyahu Pays His Respects to Rwanda’s Genocide Victims

Opening third stop on Africa tour, PM lays a wreath in memory of the dead. Netanyahu, welcomed at the airport by Rwandan President Paul Kagame, later visited the Kigali Memorial Center, where more than 250,000 victims of the at least 800,000 victims of the 1994 genocide are buried in mass graves. Netanyahu, welcomed at the […]

Israeli Firm to Study Cancer in Space

Bioscience engineering faculty and students at SUNY Polytechnic Institute are involved in a $1.75 million research project that will use research in space to find new cancer cures. The project will involve an Israeli company called SpacePharma and is being led by James Castracane, a SUNY Poly professor who leads its nanobioscience department. It is […]

Israeli Non-Profit Organization Opens Doors for Disadvantaged Kids

Today Machshava Tova has expanded its activities and has over 12 centers spanning the country, from Afula to Beersheba. The computer centers work with teenagers and children, job seekers and people with special needs, and provides them with basic and advanced PC literacy skills for work and recreational purposes and hands-on experience. The organization today […]

Israel’s Water Revolution and its Overflow for the World

Israel now produces 20% more water than it consumes, surpassing the needs of more than eight million citizens, leaving enough water to export to its neighbors and a wealth of knowledge to export throughout the world. Israel’s water revolution was based on necessity. We understood that if significant measures were not taken to fundamentally change the […]

Israel to Deliver Drip Irrigation Systems to Paraguayan Farmers

The plan is led by agronomist from Paraguay who graduated from Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation. The handover is the result of a technical collaboration process between the Jewish state and Paraguay’s local Federation of Production Cooperatives. Agricultural producers of the Friesland and Volendam colonies, both located in the San Pedro province, will be […]

Israel’s Ben-Gurion University Receives a $400 Million Donation

The university’s American fundraising organization announced the gift by the estate of Dr. Howard and Lottie Marcus of San Diego, California, on June 24. A substantial portion is earmarked for BGU’s water research at the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, which studies sustainable use of water resources, desalination technologies, water quality and microbiology. The Marcuses, […]