Israel has the largest raptor migration in the world, with hundreds of thousands of African birds of prey crossing as they fan out into Asia.
Both Microsoft and Cisco built their only R&D facilities outside the US in Israel.
Bill Gates called Israel a major player in the high tech world.
Israel has one of the world’s only playgrounds totally suitable for special needs children.
Israeli researchers are playing an important role in identifying a defective gene that causes a rare and usually fatal disease in Arab infants.
Israel hosts IBM’s largest R&D facilities outside the United States.
Israelís Univerve is breeding a strain of algae to fuel your car.
A 91-year-old scientist has developed a simple bedside test that can detect killer superbugs in minutes, rather than days, providing one of the most potent weapons against hospital-borne infections to date.
Israel has helped farmers in Niger develop a horticultural production system called the African Market Garden (AMG).
Israel has the highest average living standards in the Middle East. The per capita income in 2000 was over $17,500, exceeding that of the UK.