Social Action
Itamar from Yeshivat Ma'aleh Gilboa and Denny from the Salesian Pontifical Institute getting acquainted at Faith and Ecology. Photo by Jonathan Hefetz

Bringing high-tech savvy to Israel’s non-profits

IVN transforms a vicious cycle into a positive social cycle, providing non-profits with the strategies and tools that have made so many Israeli businesses successful. IVN transforms a vicious cycle into a positive social cycle, providing non-profits with the strategies …

Israel’s Italian bridge to Europe

According to the Israel-Italy Chamber of Commerce, similarities between the two countries in geography, mentality and culture pave a smooth road to business ties. Torino Chamber of Commerce Secretary General Guido Bolatto; Gaia Molco, Secretary General for the Israel-Italy Chamber …

Attracting the life sciences to Jerusalem

If the director of BioJerusalem has her way, Israel’s political and spiritual capital may yet become a major center of biotech as well. The Ein Kerem campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, home to the University’s Institute of Drug …

Putting Israeli expertise to vital use in Haiti

Nine months after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, Israeli aid workers continue to offer vital aid and assistance to help the country back on its feet. Haitian children receiving aid from IsraAID as the rebuilding work continues. When Israeli trauma …

Many of the ingredients sold in The Spicy Way teas are grown at the company's organic fields in the Galilee.

High EQ? You’re hired!

A new study from Israel finds that employees with a higher level of Emotional Intelligence are more dedicated and satisfied at work.

Training girls to narrow the gender gap

Israeli researchers find girls can be trained to narrow the gender gap separating them from boys in the realm of spatial abilities, holding out hope of better grades in science, math and engineering. Photo by Moshe Shai/Flash90. By training girls …

Teaching Gaza to fish

Adherents of Economic Peace Theory, graduate students in Israel believe that a fish farm in Gaza may be a stepping-stone to prosperity, and peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Peace through prosperity: The team of graduates, from left to right, David …

Israelis join Komen for the Cure

Israelis join Komen for the Cure

Israeli NGOs join the world’s largest breast cancer organization to fight breast cancer with a series of events in October. Thousands of people are expected to take part in the Susan G. Komen Israel Race for the Cure, which takes …

Fixing our broken classrooms

With a computer on every desk and a holistic approach to learning, performance and motivation are soaring in ‘Time to Know’ classrooms in both Israel and the US. Israeli students working in the classroom with the Time to Know system. …