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Soldiers wounded in combat in Gaza are led to the emergency room at Soroka. Photo by Hadas Parush/FLASH90
Liliyot’s gourmet menu for a better society [video]

Liliyot’s gourmet menu for a better society [video]

A social business in downtown Tel Aviv teaches high school dropouts everything from sautéing to dressing properly on the job. Tel Aviv’s gourmet Liliyot restaurant and bakery café may look like any other upscale downtown eatery, but a peek in …

Education

Better reading for dyslexics with AgileEye

An Israeli company’s Internet-based training program offers hope to those with dyslexia and other learning disabilities that affect reading skills. AgileEye software helps people with dyslexia and other learning disabilities improve reading skills. “Humans haven’t been reading as long as …

Four chefs offer up a different taste of peace [video]

Four chefs offer up a different taste of peace [video]

Four master chefs, four religious traditions: A multiethnic culinary team believes that peace begins in the stomach. “If you eat together, from there the peace will come,” says Charlie Fadida, the Jewish executive chef at the Sheraton Tel Aviv and …

Israel answers Japan’s call for aid

Advanced medical personnel, as well as emergency supplies of gloves, blankets, coats and portable toilets, are quickly being sent to tsunami-hit areas. The Israeli team will assess what needs to be done in the tsunami-devastated region, before sending for more …

Chilean miners put their faith in Israel

“It is amazing to be here, in this place,” say the men, who were invited on a Pilgrimage of Thanks following their 68-day ordeal trapped underground. Miner Richard Godoy baptizing his baby son in the Jordan River. It was dubbed …