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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 …

Israeli-Jewish aid workers help Sudanese refugees

Sudanese children take part in art therapy classes organized by Israeli-Jewish NGOs at the Tregine camp near the Chad-Sudan border. Photo by Kobi Wolf.Fatma, 10, is busy drawing. Sitting on a straw mat, she shyly explains her work: “This is …

Finding peace on unsteady ground

Like all natural disasters, earthquakes know no boundaries and that’s the reason one Israeli seismologist, Dr. Hillel Wust-Bloch has masterminded a new earthquake mapping research partnership between Jordanian, Palestinian and Israeli scientists. Wust-Bloch, from the Department of Geophysics and Planetary …

Turning landmines into punchlines [VIDEO]

Turning landmines into punchlines [VIDEO]

Joking aside: Comedians Yisrael Campbell, Ray Hanania, Aaron Freeman, Charley Warady, at the ZOA House Theater in Tel Aviv. Photo courtesy of www.ipcomedytour.comIt took less time for Moses to receive the Ten Commandments than it did for four Jewish and …