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Piven with two of his works. Can you guess which leaders they are?
Israel’s blacksmith champ [video]

Israel’s blacksmith champ [video]

It may be a small profession in Israel, but the country’s blacksmiths are winning acclaim worldwide. Meet Zeevik Gottlieb, one of the world’s finest. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZNfRLh6gT4 Just a 10 minute drive east of Tel Aviv, the harsh blunt sounds of iron …

‘Every preemie is a new adventure’

Dr. Iris Morag introduces new approaches in family-centered care and long-term assessment for fragile newborns at an Israeli hospital. Photo courtesy of Mayanei HaYeshua Medical Center Dr. Morag tending a young patient. The way Dr. Iris Morag lovingly introduces visitors …

LA Times book prize for an Israeli iconoclast

Oren Harman talks to ISRAEL21c about his award-winning biography on a real-life Forrest Gump. New York Times Notable Book winner Israeli professor Oren Harman. “And the winner is … Oren Harman, for The Price of Altruism: George Price and the …

The Israeli who fights AIDS in Africa

Public health activist Dr. Zvi Bentwich has been lauded for a lifetime of combating AIDS in Israel and Africa. He’s also the grandson of a legendary malaria fighter in pre-state Israel. Photo by Dani Machlis/BGU Dr. Zvi Bentwich recently returned …