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Archeologist Omry Barzilai of the Israel Antiquities Authority holding the human skull found in the Manot cave. (Photo: Hadas Parush/FLASH90)

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 …

Israeli researchers solve mystery of Lenin’s death

“I think the public should know about its leaders, when a disease is incapacitating them” – Dr. Eliezer WitztumA group of Israeli researchers say they have proven what has been an 80-year-old mystery regarding the death of communism’s greatest icon …

Israel’s future looks greener

While the constructed wetland method has been tried and tested elsewhere in the world, the Yarkon River will incorporate an innovative waste treatment method devised by Prof. Avner Adin from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. As Earth Day was celebrated …

An Israeli ‘Peace Corps’ takes bloom

Milah capitalizes on Israelis’ adventuring spirit by turning average tourists into humanitarian volunteers for helping children in need in villages and cities around the world. Thousands of young Israelis go traveling the world each year – backpackers, vacationers, and explorers …