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Medical simulation unit at Technoda.

Israeli Jews and Arabs find hope in microfinance fund

JIMF co-founder Donald Franklin hopes the new microfinancing fund will break down barriers in philanthropy.The cost of housing in Israel’s capital city Jerusalem is soaring, the disparity between rich and poor is growing wider, while the trust between Arabs and …

Scientists uncloud aerosols’ effect on climate debate

Pollution’s effect on the environment is perhaps the hottest of today’s hot-button issues. One long disputed issue: do aerosol (airborne) particles increase or decrease rainfall? The answer, according to findings by an international team of scientists, headed by Prof. Daniel …

Israeli Muslims set to green the Arab world

Green activist, Mohammad Rabah Aghbarieh, Northern Triangle unit director, hopes to help spread the environmental message.Americans have been tuned into environmental issues for decades. Influential activists like Rachel Carson who penned The Silent Spring, exposed the dangers of pesticides and …

Red Cross adopts Israeli cholera prevention program

The student team who devised the cholera prevention program. L to R: Gulnoza Usmanova, Solomon Nzioka, Ana-Mari Barragan, Philip Blumenfeld, Solomon Beza, Kingsley Odiete and Ajay Phatak.A highly successful cholera prevention program developed by students at an Israeli university has …

Cartooning in the cause of peace

Cartoonists from around the world gathered this summer to discuss using their art to facilitate dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians, and others in the region. It might not look like it on CNN, but the majority of people who live …