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

Israel takes stock of its greenhouse gases

At Tel Aviv’s old garbage dump, the Hiriya, EcoTraders are collecting and flaring landfill gas to reduce greenhouse gases.Besides the small number of climate change deniers in the world, leaders from most developed nations recognize that taking stock of one’s …

Israeli-US study finds more Western men becoming Mr. Mom

Since the 1960s, men’s contribution to housework and childcare has doubled from 15 to 30 percent in western nations.Men are increasingly sharing housework and childcare in the Western world, especially when their partners work long hours, according to a new …

Israel equips international doctors with survival aids

Physicians from all over the world train with Israeli doctors as part of a training program sponsored by the Israeli government.In Kenya, AIDS victims aren’t lacking medicine. The government is providing, but for various cultural reasons, the locals won’t take …

Coffee, cake and co-existence in Jaffa [VIDEO]

Coffee, cake and co-existence in Jaffa [VIDEO]

Israeli Arabs and Jews meet and mingle freely at Café Yafa, Jaffa’s award-winning coffee shop.To the casual observer, it’s just another player in the crowded Tel Aviv-Jaffa coffee shop scene. The place exudes a bohemian chic not unusual for this …