Israel-Jordan Jordan, Israel sign deal to help save Dead Sea

Two Seas Canal will help rehabilitate Dead Sea by pumping water from Red Sea, provide solutions to Jordan’s chronic water problems. Jordan and Israel signed a deal on Thursday to build a pipeline to link the Red Sea with the shrinking Dead Sea and combat regional water shortages. The official Petra news agency said that […]

February 27, 2015
GolanSnow-635x357 Winter storms Israel with snow in Jerusalem, north

Schools are out in Golan and Galilee, roads closed in Jerusalem as snow blankets Golan, rains showers north and central Israel. Snow and sleet fell in Jerusalem, the Galilee and Golan Heights and rain poured on the center as a much anticipated winter storm reached Israel Thursday, forcing schools and roads to close across the […]

January 7, 2015
Grade9Space Israeli 9th graders conduct ground-breaking experiment in space

The 14-year-old pupils – all girls – wanted to know how low gravity conditions in space influence the development of brine shrimp eggs compared to the Earth environment. The International Space Station has in the last few days conducted an experiment devised by four ninth-grade pupils at the Darca New High School in Bat Yam. […]

December 8, 2014
GMO How Israel is making the case for genetically modified food

Supplying food to a growing population without destroying the world’s ecological systems is one of humanity’s great challenges. Israel is helping deal with this challenge by developing agricultural technologies and efficient irrigation methods. Interest in local research and developments related to food security brought several experts from Britain here two weeks ago as part of […]

November 14, 2014
solar-tree2_custom-2b8dcc6a1941ece974de9b865ab73dae6149570f-s3-c85 Israel’s Convenient Solar-Powered “Tree”

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you’re dying of thirst, your phone’s battery is running dangerously low, and you needed to connect to the internet immediately? While you may not find yourself stuckin this exact situation, you may need at least one of these tools. Israel has the answer: it has created […]

October 28, 2014
cows Juicy Details on the Beef You’re Eating

Remember this when you take that next bite of steak: According to the Weizmann Institute of Science, beef is the most environmentally costly food to consume. In other words, with each bite of that succulent steak, the Earth is becoming more and more at risk. I’m not saying that we should stop eating beef (never!), but […]

July 30, 2014