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From left, beekeepers at Hebron Honey tend their honeycombs. Photo by Nati Shohat/FLASH90

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 …

Young Israeli lawyer helps Rwandans find justice

Sigall Horovitz: I knew I wanted to make a difference.Sigall Horovitz certainly wasn’t looking for a cushy number when she set out to become a lawyer. Rather than head off for the more lucrative areas of litigation, such as divorce …

National Guard trains in Israel

Lt. Gen. H. Steven Blum, chief of the National Guard Bureau, meets Israeli soldiers who were training in urban warfare techniques during their visit to the IDF’s National Center for Ground Training in the Negev. (Photo: Bob Haskell)National Guard leaders …

Israel leads worldwide AIDS awareness campaign

AIDS activists get ready for Thursday’s bell-ringing campaign.An ambitious idea aimed at raising awareness about AIDS education that originated in Israel will resonate around the world this week. Literally. On Thursday, December 1st – to mark World AIDS day – …

High-level dialogue strengthens US-Israel relationship

Former US president Bill Clinton and his wife, US Senator Hillary Clinton meet Israel’s President Moshe Katsav and his wife Gila.Over photographs of Sen. Hillary Clinton with her forehead pressed to the Western Wall, the headline of Israel’s highest-circulation newspaper …

Israel and Georgia create a peach of a business environment

Georgia’s governor Sonny Perdue views a demonstration of emergency evacuation equipment for hi-rise buildings developed by Israeli companies.The gift that an Israeli businesswoman handed to Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue last week reflected the warm relationship between Israel and Georgia: a …