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Israel shares Einstein’s legacy with the world

‘It’s very important that we make his work available to the public,’ – Hebrew University President Menachem Magidor.Israel’s Hebrew University is sharing a rare treasure with the rest of the world – the legacy of perhaps mankind’s greatest scientist, Albert …

Israel makes deserts around the world bloom

Members of the International Arid Lands Consortium in the Negev – the JNF is at the forefront of bringing cutting-edge Israeli techniques to other arid climates.It is often said that the state of Israel has made the desert bloom. Now, …

Israel spearheads efforts to save Jordan River

American guitarist Brian Welch being baptized in the Jordan River on Saturday – pollution and water diversion are shrinking the river, and Israel is determined to do something about it. The mighty, fabled Jordan River is not exactly what you …

UN recognizes achievements of Israel’s Yad Sarah

Yad Sarah saves the Israeli economy more than $320 million in hospitalization costs each year.One of Israel’s top volunteer organizations – Yad Sarah – has been recognized as an advisory body to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the …

Israel at forefront of tsunami relief campaign

The Israeli people have opened their hearts to the survivors of the tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia, and from government agencies to school children, the country is making a significant contribution to the international relief effort. At the same time, …

Israel sends doctors, supplies to aid tsunami victims

Israeli soldiers gather supplies to be sent to victims of the disaster in Sri Lanka. (Photo: IDF Spokesman)Israeli doctors were among the first foreign medical personnel to reach Sri Lanka in the aftermath of Sunday’s devastating tsunami that left thousands …