Ofer Biton saw his pet dog helped troubled teens learn to trust again, so he started a certificate program in canine therapy, now based at Tel Aviv University.
More than 100,000 Israelis and visitors have downloaded the SOS app and the Red Alert app made in Israel.
A new Israeli business accelerator is the world’s first exclusively for startups with products and services for people with disabilities.
The physician who founded the initiative wants to cure societal ills by getting people to work on their character traits and dialogue with ‘the other.’
The Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) program has reached mostly poor communities in more than 90 countries since 1960.
‘There are women who want to run startups and they don’t get enough support. But things are looking up,’ says Yazamiyot founder.
Arab entrepreneurs in East Jerusalem will soon have access to their own startup hub-accelerator-incubator as the city’s startup ecosystem widens.
Tel Aviv is well known for its gay tolerance and nightlife, but it’s also home base for a unique charity run by LGBT people for anyone needing help.
Lantern Library is giving storybooks to children in all Arab, Bedouin and Druze kindergartens and special-education Israeli schools, and some preschools.