‘Flies for peace’ is a serious effort to deal with housefly swarms affecting people on both sides of the Israel-Jordanian border around the Dead Sea.
‘The purpose behind it is to open the eyes of middle managers and CEOs on how the international business world works,’ says Mustafa Deeb.
Take a look inside a long-running Jewish-Arab nursery school run by the YMCA in Jerusalem.
In northern Israel, Arab and Jewish children learn to respect one another, through fighting.
About 100 women are enrolled in classes at Bride of the Sea, learning new skills such as bookkeeping, home finances, computers and English.
Eli Beer and Murad Alyan win a $10,000 prize for peace for their work leading an Israeli all-volunteer emergency response organization.
In return for free tuition and low rent, members of Ayalim student villages volunteer their time to transform Negev and Galilee communities.
New EU-funded international study of Mediterranean plants finds Israel’s medicinal herbs effective in fighting bacteria, fungus and infection.
Researchers from the Technion and Al Quds University will cooperate to find ways of ridding wastewater of pharmaceutical residues.
Since 1948, Israel has set itself a task of finding creative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. To celebrate Israel’s 65th birthday, ISRAEL21c looks at some of the best achievements.