Desalitech wins international award for water technology

Luke Tress, Times of Israel Israeli company’s purification system reduces wastewater by 50 to 75 percent Israeli water purification company Desalitech received 2016’s Global Water Award for Breakthrough Water Technology Company of the Year. Desalitech’s ReFlex reverse osmosis system reduces wastewater by 50 to 75 percent and reduces energy consumption by up to 35 percent. […]

National Tea Day, Spotlight on Israel

By: Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel 21C Herbal tea infusions from Israel’s Galilee region are proving popular with discerning British tea-drinkers Throwback to 2011, when Israel 21C‘s Abigail Klein Leichman published an article about Israel’s infamous loose-leaf teas (infamous to tea enthusiasts). According to Abigail: “A British distributorship has introduced herbal tea infusions from the Galilee and […]

Ultra-Orthodox Rabbis Bless Kosher-for-Passover Marijuana

By: Josefin Dolsten Celebrating 4/20 for a week – guess that’s what Passover was missing. Don’t believe us? Watch this video for yourself! According to Forward: “Pot is kosher for Passover when used for medicinal purposes, a leading Israeli ultra-Orthodox rabbi ruled as he pronounced a blessing over the plant’s leaves. Although cannabis belongs to the category of […]

Could Israel’s tech hub eclipse Silicon Valley?

We all know the billion-dollar tech behemoths from Silicon Valley – Apple, Google and Facebook – but that’s not to say that all successful startups originate in the US Not to mention that Apple, Google and Facebook have all set up offices around Israel and have been using Israeli employees to grow their research and […]

Quenching your thirst with sea water

Years of water scarcity and drought forced Israel to come up with innovative ways to conserve, recycle and desalinate water. Today, as a world leader in cutting edge desalination technology and with the world’s largest desalination plant, Israel actually enjoys a water surplus. Did you know? 60% of Israel’s tap water comes from desalinated water. […]

Energy being stored and used in a revolutionary way

By: David Shamah 2 Nigerian entrepreneurs went to Israel to showcase their soccer ball that converts kinetic energy into power Jessica O. Matthews, now CEO of Uncharted Play and her sister, Tiana Idoni-Matthews (marketing director), attended Forbe’s gala event in Tel Aviv on their first trip to Israel. Jessica Matthews realized the untapped potential of storing and converting kinetic energy into […]