Social Action
A nurse cares for a newborn in a shelter at Barzilai as a warning siren sounds for possible incoming rockets in Asheklon. Photo by Uri Lenz/FLASH90
Laughing for a cause [video]

Laughing for a cause [video]

There’s nothing funny about a terror attack, but the parents of one victim decided to celebrate their son’s life with a biannual comedy tour across Israel. Armed with wit and absurdity, American comedian Avi Liberman was recently in Israel as …

Business buddies

Life sciences software house Comply is one of a small but growing number of Israeli businesses outsourcing work to Palestinian professionals. At life sciences software company, Comply, working with Palestinian software engineers was first and foremost a business decision. Four …

Intel thinks positive about Israeli kids’ futures

Named one of the top companies in Israel working to improve society, Intel is helping to tutor children across the country in math, science and computing. Intel volunteer Udi de Groot works with students from a Haifa high school in …

It’s win-win on a socially conscious street

Students and storeowners are working together to turn a trendy Beersheba street into a socially and environmentally conscious destination for locals. The street festival swings into action on Ringelblum Street. Three thousand celebrants, many of them students from Ben-Gurion University, …

Learning to love the neighbors [video]

Learning to love the neighbors [video]

Israeli Jews and West Bank Palestinians learn about each other in a series of unique interfaith encounters. ISRAEL21c goes to Hebron to find out more. For the past 10 years, it has been officially forbidden for Israeli citizens to visit …

Spiritual nourishment at the mall

A new study shows that corporate brands like Nike, Apple or Gap take the place of religious symbols like a crucifix or Star of David for people who aren’t deeply religious. Photo by Abir Sultan/Flash90. Consumers use brands in the …