The Waldorf-Astoria luxury hotel in Jerusalem hired eco-builders from a tiny kibbutz in Israel’s Negev Desert to provide the interior touches.
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.
Good Deeds Day was started by Israeli businesswoman and philanthropist, Shari Arison. Since its launch in 2007, Good Deeds Day is marked in over 50 countries including the US, Mexico, Panama, Chile, Argentina, France, Germany, Switzerland, Britain, Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Hungary, Ukraine, South Africa and Singapore.
An Israeli company developed a computerized system for ensuring proper administration of medications, thus removing human error from medical treatment.
An Israeli research team has found that the combination of electrical stimulation and chemotherapy makes cancerous metastases disappear.
Israel has helped farmers in Niger develop a horticultural production system called the African Market Garden (AMG).
The success of GlaxoSmithKline’s once-a-day breast cancer pill Tykerb – which has won approval by the FDA for use by women with metastatic or advanced breast cancer – is thanks in part to clinical trials conducted by Israeli researchers.
An Israeli study has shown that anger may trigger strokes.
Israeli laser technology is powering the latest hair removal devices on the American market.
Israeli researchers are playing an important role in identifying a defective gene that causes a rare and usually fatal disease in Arab infants.