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Building future engineers with Lego

Building future engineers with Lego

A 26-year-old Israeli is teaching children advanced skills through guided play with toy building bricks. Now he’s been named entrepreneur of the year by an international organization.

How to make an Israeli

Kulanana’s after-school programs aim to engender a unified sense of citizenship among Israel’s diverse ethnic populations.

Angels on Ambucycles

Angels on Ambucycles

United Hatzalah, Israel’s only national all-volunteer emergency response organization, gets local medics to patients by foot or moped in a hurry. Arab and Jewish volunteer medics outside the Hatzalah headquarters in Jerusalem. When the all-volunteer first-response medical organization Hatzalah starting …

Kenya to copy Israeli urgent care model

The African country will implement the Terem clinics’ remote consultation technologies to treat patients who don’t require a hospital visit. Remote consultation saves on costly ER visits. The Kenyan Health Ministry has decided to adopt the Jerusalem-based model of Terem …

The hub that brings Israel’s social entrepreneurs together

The hub that brings Israel’s social entrepreneurs together

An Israeli branch of a worldwide movement toward a sustainable economy has opened in the startup nation.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdIz9CL7m00 On the roof of a nondescript office building in Tel Aviv, an unusual organization called HUB TLV has made its home. …

Gas exploration refuels old Israel-Cyprus ties

‘Maybe this is the biggest and most important landmark of the relationship so far,’ says Cyprus-Israel Business Association president. Photo by Amos Ben Gershom President of Cyprus, Christofias Demetris meets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamine Netanyahu at the Prime Minister’s Office …