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

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 …

Tel Aviv students come face-to-face with the Third World

Israeli students visit Tanzania in an effort to improve the lives of Minjingu’s children. Photo: Itai PerryIn October, 12 students from Tel Aviv University’s Student Union traveled to Minjingu, a village in Tanzania, Africa. Armed with some 500 kilograms of …

Israel and US partner in alternative energy research

AJC’s Danny Grossman: Our vision of the world is where the oil bargaining chip would have a lesser value.US President George W. Bush signed into law this week a bill that will grant millions of dollars in funds for joint …