Social Action
Orli Avior photographed the Cohen home in Ashkelon, which took a direct hit at 6:30am August 26.

Sharon’s legacy turns wasteland to parkland

‘The park’s mission is to raise awareness of the environment and of the need to recycle, as well as rehabilitating the mountain and turning it into a message to the young of how not to repeat the mistakes of our …

Israeli researchers focus on ‘an inconvenient truth’

Prof. Ilan Koren: Since humans have been emitting smoke, gases, sulphites and carbon, by a much larger order of magnitude, the properties of clouds have changed.If climate change wasn’t already on the international agenda, then the decision to award this …

Israeli team works with Swazi surgeons to fight HIV

Israeli surgeons and Swazi doctors are working together to curb the world’s highest HIV infection rate by increasing the number of male circumcisions. (Photo: Inon Schenker – Jerusalem Aids Project)A three-member Israeli medical delegation is in Swaziland to teach local …

Australian educators learn a lesson in Israeli togetherness

Australian and Israeli educators bond over the Yachad program.Some Australian indigenous communities refer to them as ‘seagulls’ – itinerant do-gooders who descend suddenly upon the disadvantaged townships offering hope and energy, only to disappear into the ether in a puff …

Israeli initiative – Plant a tree for every book

From the Eco-libris website, the eco-concerned reader chooses how many books to offset, from five to 500, or more, and buys the commensurate number of Eco-libris stickers for $1 each.Hundreds of thousands of new books are published every year and, …