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Soldiers wounded in combat in Gaza are led to the emergency room at Soroka. Photo by Hadas Parush/FLASH90

Volunteers keep teaching Bedouin kids in time of war

Volunteer tutors from Ben Gurion University ensure that life goes on as normally as possible, even in the midst of the Gaza-Israel conflict. For over 30 years, Israeli after-school program Perach has been bringing one on one tutoring to kids …

Eilat to host major international energy conference

City of sunshine: Eilat will host a renewable energy conference in February.Despite the ongoing conflict in Israel, a three-day international conference on renewable energy planned for February is going ‘full steam ahead,’ according to organizers. Far from the range of …

Finding the Other Voice in Gaza and Sderot

Can one man’s voice start a revolution? In the Middle East, not one, but two men’s voices have united in the hopes of creating peace in the region. Under the aliases of “Hope Man” and “Peace Man,” the two men …

Finding hope in the midst of conflict [VIDEO]

Finding hope in the midst of conflict [VIDEO]

In the midst of last week’s brutal fighting in Gaza and Israel’s south, doctors from the Israeli charity, Save a Child’s Heart, operated on a tiny baby boy from Gaza, giving him life-saving heart surgery. Now recovering in intensive care …

A human reflex during a time of war

There may be a war going on between Israel and Gaza, but that doesn’t stop Israelis from carrying out a number of significant humanitarian efforts to help Gaza’s citizens. While the international press focuses almost exclusively on the bloody images …