Environment

Crane lifts huge mirrors during construction of solar-power tower in the Negev The sky’s the limit

Israel is aiming to generate 10% of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2020. With its ample sunshine, Israel has excellent potential to tap into solar as a renewable energy source A 240 meter (787-foot) solar tower is currently being built by the Israel-based Megalim Solar Power, which when completed will generate up to […]

March 8, 2016
(Photo: Nati Shohat/Flash 90) Video Contest: Filmmakers Spread Message of Love for Israel

By: Rivkah Lambert Adler To inspire Jews and non-Jews with the truth about Israel, filmmakers were challenged create brief videos featuring positive messages about the country Avi Abelow, Founder and CEO of Israel Video Network, started a video contest for filmmakers around the world with the sole purpose of educating and spreading the truth about Israel. […]

March 7, 2016
apple5102014 Apple takes a bite out of Israel’s high tech scene

Apple has so far invested $1.2 billion in Israel and continue to eagerly recruit new Israeli employees and no one knew about it Steve Jobs, Apple‘s late founder, who was known for his obsessive zeal for aesthetics, would probably be proud. “Apple’s core values dating from Jobs’ period remain unchanged to this day,” Srouji tells us. […]

March 1, 2016
screen322x572 This app is totally SAFE4YOU

A new free smartphone application lists comprehensive vital information about the best health services around the world. If you didn’t catch that play on words, there’s a new app called SAFE4YOU – developed by Tal Erez, a 24-year-old law student from Petah Tikva. The app lists comprehensive vital information about the best health services, including 3,000 hospitals, around the world. […]

February 29, 2016
Nepalese women receive protective beekeeping jackets IsraAID expands its women empowerment HoneyAID program in Nepal

Bee happy In September 2015, IsraAID launched its HoneyAID program in Nepal. A beekeeping school was opened in Chature village near Kathmandu, where 64 women learned how to become beekeepers, forming a cooperative to sell honey to local stores and tourists in Nepal. Each woman received one beehive stacked with a colony of local Himalayan bees to […]

February 2, 2016
Green Energy The economic opportunities of climate change

Israel came in first among 40 countries in the Global Clean-Tech Innovation Index 2014. As a start-up nation and a global leader in innovation, Israel can make a major contribution to international climate change efforts by developing cutting-edge technologies Israel has long been identified as a global leader in innovation in a variety of sectors. […]

December 2, 2015