Activism

Israel to boost solar energy production

By: Sharon Udasin The new power is being authorized to ensure that Israel achieves its goals of making 10% of the country’s electricity supply renewable by 2020. According to JPost: Dorit Banet, CEO of the Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative, called the move a significant step toward exploiting Israel’s potential, said solar energy can reach 60% of […]

Ahead of breast cancer awareness month, TA Culture Palace shines in pink

The Tel Aviv landmark joins attractions in other countries, lighting its buildings in glowing pink in order to raise consciousness. Among the other global sites participating are the Empire State Building in NYC and the Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro. Ahead of breast cancer awareness month, which will be taking place in October, […]

Israeli trauma specialists assist in Italy quake aftermath

IsraAID, the Israeli international aid organization, was the first on the ground in Italy after the devastating earthquake there on August 24; alongside search and rescue teams, IsraAID provides a much needed but sometimes overlooked service during a disaster – psychological trauma care. IsraAID‘s emergency professionals were on standby within hours of the earthquake in […]

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. […]

Israel Continues to Save Syrian Lives

Last week, eight Syrians – including two children – who were severely injured in artillery strikes on a hospital were evacuated from Syria to Israel; Watch as the IDF heroically goes in to rescue these desperate people and save their lives. The wounded were sent from ruined the medical center to the border fence, and […]

Israeli Science Teacher Invents Low-tech Water Treatment System

A simple rainwater utilization technique invented by a 63-year-old Jerusalemite science teacher is now flushing toilets at about 140 Israeli schools, three in the U.S. (watch that number rise), and is bringing potable water to schools in Kenya, where Amir Yechieli says the kids don’t only drink it during school, they take clean water home […]