Social Action
ALEH-Negev, prisoner volunteers, helping the disabled

Darfur becomes part of Israeli vocabulary

A rally in downtown Jerusalem for the Darfur refugees – the sign reads “Save Darfur’. “The turnout really represented the rainbow of Israeli society,” says Seraphya Berrin.When 18-year-olds Seraphya Berrin from New York, and Arielle Perlow from Melbourne, Australia, arrived …

Using language to cross an Israeli divide

Students taking part in the ‘Language as a Cultural Bridge’ project. ‘One of our goals is to strengthen Israeli society as a multi-cultural society and the issue of language is a critical one,’ says The Abraham Fund’s Amnon Beeri-Sulitzeanu.More than …

Israelis raise coral out of the blue

Feeding his coral what he jokingly terms a “body-builder’s” diet, Almalam helps the coral grow twenty times faster than they would if they were growing naturally in the sea.While other criminal lawyers are spending their afternoons preparing court cases, Israeli …

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 …