A Fresh Approach to Weather: Ringing in the Rain

Her unique approach to a scientific problem led Prof. Hagit Messer-Yaron to harness cellphone signals for measuring rainfallCellphones can already take photos, surf the Net, and even measure heart rate. But how about using cellphone signals to measure rainfall? A …

Medical Students Pursue their Dream in Beersheva

In the unique BGU program, students train to practice medicine in varied cultural settings and clinical conditions.It was while she was serving in the Peace Corps in a Thai village that Carolyn Judge heard about the medical program of her …

Israel’s Galilee cleans up in harmony

LINK director Badria Biromi-Kadalft adresses volunteers on the banks of the Zalman River in the Galilee. In the northern port town of Acre, Jewish and Arab high school students work together to transform rubbish into hand-crafted benches. And in the …

When Ahmed met Avshalom

Jewish and Arab Israelis play at Ein Bustan – When the kindergarten opened in September, 2005, there were two distinct groups.The children are pushing wooden wheelbarrows, clambering up the jungle gym, and cuddling floppy dolls. It is a scene you …

The real story behind Doron Almog

Doron Almog and his son Eran – ‘Taking care of my boy – that’s the most immense challenge I’ve ever faced.’Major General Doron Almog has taken part in some of Israel’s most daring military operations: He was the first para-reconaissance …