In the middle of the summer conflict with Gaza in 2014, a Belgian-Israeli Jew and a Dutch Muslim developed a new computer tool for mapping rocket trajectories from Gaza.
Since February 2013, more than 1,200 Syrian women, men and children have made their way across the Syrian-Israeli border to be treated for free in Israeli hospitals – regardless of the fact that Syria is an enemy state of Israel.
Israel is the only liberal democracy in the Middle East.
In 1984 and 1991, Israel airlifted a total of 22,000 Ethiopian Jews at risk in Ethiopia to safety in Israel.
When Golda Meir was elected Prime Minister of Israel in 1969, she became the world’s second elected female leader in modern times.
Relative to its population, Israel is the largest immigrant-absorbing nation on earth. Immigrants come in search of democracy, religious freedom, and economic opportunity.
Israel was the first nation in the world to adopt the Kimberly process, an international standard that certifies diamonds as “conflict free.
An Israeli medical delegation from the ‘Save a Child’s Heart’ project recently spent two weeks in China performing open heart surgery on children.
Israeli-developed security precautions have been adopted in Maryland and Washington.
A week-old Iraqi infant underwent an emergency operation in Israel to correct a congenital heart defect.
A new generation of “Sesame Street” programs aimed at teaching tolerance is being produced and broadcast in Israel, Jordan, and in the Palestinian Authority.
A joint Israeli-Palestinian expedition recently scaled a peak in Antarctica in the name of coexistence.
Israel has helped farmers in Niger develop a horticultural production system called the African Market Garden (AMG).
Israeli researchers have solved the mystery of Lenin’s death.
Children injured in the school siege in Beslan, Russia in 2004 were able to convalesce at an Israeli coastal resort in Ashkelon – at the invitation of that city’s mayor.
Israel has one of the world’s only playgrounds totally suitable for special needs children.
A 100-member Israeli delegation flew to Kenya to rescue survivors of a building collapse.
When the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya was bombed in 1998, Israeli rescue teams were on the scene within a day – and saved three victims from the rubble.
An Israeli company – Patus Ltd. – has donated thousands of its OdorScreen olfactory gel product to counter the crippling odors faced by on-scene Tsunami disaster workers.