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A nurse cares for a newborn in a shelter at Barzilai as a warning siren sounds for possible incoming rockets in Asheklon. Photo by Uri Lenz/FLASH90

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 …

Israeli elementary schools put 2 and 2 together

Israeli math textbooks will focus ‘on the content to be learned, rather than how it should be taught.’Ron Aharoni, who teaches mathematics at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, took an excursion into teaching elementary school. “What surprised …

When Israeli venture capital meets social ventures

Proceeds generated from successful company exits have thus far been contributed to twelve Israeli non-profit organizations active in the areas of youth and education.What began just three years ago as the brainchild of Israeli venture capitalist Yadin Kaufmann has been …