Social Action

College students play ball for peace [VIDEO]

Race and religion don’t matter in the annual Friendship Games.Basketball players from all over the world will be playing matches in Arab and Jewish schools throughout Israel late this spring as part of the Third Annual Friendship Games. The event, …

Growing Israeli children into hothouse flowers

The Greenhouse attracts the brightest youngsters from the region.Magical kingdoms and secret gardens don’t necessarily have to stay in the realm of fairy tales any more, proves an Israeli initiative – The Greenhouse – which for over 30 years has …

Israelis and Americans walk the green walk

The Heschel Center’s five-day hike will allow walkers to experience some of Israel’s best natural treasures.It’s easy to be an armchair environmentalist and talk about the importance of nature, conservation, global warming and the health of our planet. It’s another …

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 …