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SUNY-New Paltz and Ben-Gurion University graduate students at Kibbutz Sa’ad, near the Gaza Strip, where the bomb shelter near the cowshed is painted in a cow theme.

Israeli medical program humanizes medicine on a global scale

American participants in Ben-Gurion University’s M.D. Program in International Health and Medicine.Global medicine means many things: refugee medicine, disaster medicine, epidemiology, international preventive medicine, international health systems, tropical medicine, medical anthropology, or all of the above. But the essence of …

Adding Israeli democracy to the three ‘R’s

Adi Sterenberg: We are going to bring programs to the table that will take children and produce good strong leaders, officers and business people.Israel may be the only democracy in the Middle East, but that doesn’t mean everything runs smooth …

Israel’s Hole in the Wall camp

An Israeli child enjoys an activity at one of the Hole in the Wall camps in the U.S.The idea for the Jordan River Village – ‘the place in the Middle East where sick children can just be kids’ – took …

American doctors to learn the ropes in Israel

‘We intend to build a cadre of American doctors with suitable experience and knowledge in the field of trauma’ – Dr. Boaz Tadmor.Sometimes, when a body of experts become so adept in their particular field, it becomes a natural progression …

Meet Israel’s newest startup – Jerusalem

One of StartUp Jerusalem’s goals is to transform the city into a major location for contact centers.What do you do for a city which is in economic decline and whose residents are crowding the unemployment lines? If you’re Israeli hi-tech …