Social Action
KamaTech founders Moshe Friedman and Zika Abzuk at the Microsoft R&D center, flanking four Haredi students placed by KamaTech at Microsoft, Marvel and Check Point.

Absenteeism is catchy, finds Israeli study

The Technion’s Michal Biran: People with a conformist nature are much more likely to conform to the norms of their peers rather than company policy.If your best friends at the office think its fine to skip work frequently, then there’s …

Ethiopian Israelis provide training for Rwandan youth village

Ethiopian-Israeli Yemin Orde graduate Racheli Ugado, left, talks with Rwandan reconciliation advisor Albert Nzamukewereka at the Yemin Orde Youth Village south of Haifa. (Photo: Stephanie Freid)Jean-Pierre Nkuranga was twenty in 1994 when he hid in the bushes outside his home …

ISRAEL21c – Five years into a mission

Israelis are a group of people who in addition to getting up everyday to defend themselves against those who would terrorize and kill them, happen to make the world a better place at the same time.Sometimes we do things because …

Spreading the wings of relief around the world

There is a true face of Israel. And it’s not a face that most people see every day. It’s the face of Israeli volunteers traveling to Sri Lanka and India to help victims of 2004′s tsunami, the face of Ben-Gurion …

Helping the Congo, person by person

A group of young Rwandans in an educational program – ‘It’s all about reaching out and helping people with initiatives that will help them realize their visions.’ Gila Garaway says that the vision for her organization Moriah Africa came to …