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Where the experts go to learn English

SpeakingPal, a small Israeli startup, is garnering international attention for its interactive, phone-based approach to teaching spoken English. “The best way to learn a language is to speak it, preferably with someone who speaks that language well,” Eyal Eshed, CEO …

Painting Israeli youth in colors of success

A paint can design competition is generating funds for innovative projects to prepare at-risk teens for careers in the graphic arts. More than 300 entries from young artists and designers across Israel were submitted for the paint can competition. A …

Daughters for Life fund transcends tragedy

Turning personal heartbreak into a positive force, a Gazan doctor starts a fund to further female scholarship in the Mideast, including Israel. At the inaugural Daughters for Life scholarship presentation at Ben-Gurion University are, from left, Safa Abu Hani, Prof. …

Israeli firm spoons out ‘secret sauce’ to foster philanthropy

Without divulging its proprietary high-tech recipe for success, give2gether promises its formula spices up charitable giving. CEO Arnon Shafrir of give2gether says his company ‘uncovers what makes people give.’ Take an Israeli TV-anchor-turned-philanthropist, pair him with a young Israeli high-tech …

Israel licenses first Arabic TV station

‘People are waiting to have their own station that talks to them and about them,’ says the Israeli-Arab executive director of the channel. Jozef Atrash, executive director of Hala-TV. Israel’s Communications Ministry has just granted a license to the state’s …