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Israelis, Palestinians scale Antarctic summit

The eight-member Breaking the Ice team pose at the summit of the “Mountain of Israeli-Palestinian Friendship.”Fifteen days after setting out on its historic trek, the Breaking the Ice expedition successfully climbed to the summit of an unconquered Antarctic mountain on …

Treating the world’s psychotrauma

Turkish girls who experienced the recent spate of terror there engage in therapy devised by Dr. Mooly Lahad.A leading Israeli expert and groundbreaking dynamo in the field of prevention and treatment of psychotrauma, Professor Mooli Lahad recently flew to Istanbul …

Holiday time in Haifa

Nicola Abdu, a Christian Arab who has been playing Santa for the last 18 years, visits children in a Haifa hospital.During any Saturday in December, if you walked through the market area of Wadi Nisnas in the northern Israeli city …

Bridging the Digital Divide

John Morgridge, president and CEO of Cisco, the largest company worldwide in the development and manufacturing of internet infrastructure, visited Israel earlier this month to inaugurate the NETA program.In Israel and around the world, government and business leaders have expressed …

Hope for hearing each other

Micha Haifa aims to prepare hearing-impaired children for the regular school system.Ethnic and religious differences mean little when young children are trying to overcome a disability. That’s why for more than thirty years, a special center called Micha Haifa and …

Feeding the poor and the hungry

‘Scientists now have more knowledge of plant biology than ever before in the history of plant science.’Hunger is the greatest cause of death in the 21st century, with lack of vitamin A contributing to the deaths of at least a …

Iraqi infant undergoes life-saving surgery in Israel

Staff at Wolfson Medical Center in Holon, Israel check one-week-old Iraqi infant Bayan Jassem. (AP)A one-week old Iraqi infant born with deadly heart defect has successfully undergone a life-saving operation in Israel, with the aid of the Israeli organization Save …

A constitutional right

Students from the Hayovel school in Herzliya greet an American delegate to the UJC General Assembly last week.The Israeli high school students at the Hayovel school in Herzliya sat around the table in their school library, wearing a tag around …