Environment
A GreenWall installation in Israel.

The Israeli olive oil guru

Some of the olive oil-derived products available from Eger Farms’ Olive Oil Products Industry Ltd. Olive oil is in the news, and the news is good. Last week’s findings by Northwestern University in Chicago that olive oil can help fight …

Israeli water-saving invention comes up flush

Joe Molcho – There’s no reason why anyone with a standard toilet cannot make the conversion to the TwoFlush system. “It all started when five years ago I flushed my brother’s toilet in Israel,” Joe Molho explained from his home …

Israeli innovation turns junk food into health food

Nutritionally enhanced ice cream may not be far off with the technology developed by NutraLease. Hot dogs and hamburgers that heal? Ice cream that can prevent disease? It sounds like a pipe dream, but Israeli researchers have developed a new …

The politics of water

The JNF is working to reclaim and protect Israel’s water resources and their sources. I recently visited Israel as a representative to the GA – the 72nd General Assembly of the United Jewish Communities. Each American representative at the GA …

Flying south for the winter

Paul Winter soothes the natural habitat in the north of Israel during his visit last month. Four-time Grammy Award winning American musician Paul Winter has just wrapped up a successful tour of Israel even though not one concert ticket was …

Olive harvest made easy

The coated crystals are easily dissolved in water and sprayed on mature olives about ten days before harvesting. A Ben-Gurion University team is in the final stages of developing a unique instrument for improving the efficiency of mechanical olive harvesting. …