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Nazareth is becoming a center for Israeli-Arab high-tech. Image via Shutterstock.com

Casting a vote for Israeli democracy

Students at Hunter College in New York partake in IsraelVotes’ online voting. (Photo: Ahron Shapiro)Ian Sherman is the kind of voter that gives political analysts fits. Like many first-timers in the Israeli elections, Sherman still finds himself among the ranks …

Israeli soccer team strikes a winning educational goal

Hapoel Tel Aviv – we use the kids’ love for soccer to improve the academic and social aspects of their lives.For as long as he can remember, nine-year-old Naseem Slesielel’s passion has been soccer, and his favorite team, Hapoel Tel …

Israeli physicians well received by UN medical organizations

Members of the Israeli medical delegation in Geneva last month. (Photo: Imad Kassis) What was once a frosty relationship between United Nations agencies and the Israeli medical establishment has been thawing of late, according to Israeli physicians who have recently …

NASA astronauts bond with Israeli students

Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert receives a picture collage in Jerusalem from NASA astronaut Eileen Collins. (GPO)It was a meeting of the minds this week in Israel. Three US National Aeronautics and Space Administration astronauts talked shop with high-achieving students …

Bringing a common language into the headlines

The cover of ‘Du-Et’ – “We don’t present one policy view. Our writers and readers come from all sections of Israeli society – Christian, Muslim, and Jewish, religious and secular.’The goal of the editors of Du-Et, Israel’s only newspaper written …