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Taking the plunge in Akko. Photo by Shay Levy/FLASH90.

Canadian MDs make a house call to Israel

Israeli medical advances and inventions get a check-up during the first-ever Medical Breakthroughs Tour for Doctors. The ViRobe developed by Prof. Moshe Shoham is a one-millimeter robot that can deliver chemotherapy directly to cancer cells. A group of Canadian physicians …

Education

Riding on the wheels of love

By Steve Zerobnick, associate director, Keshet The excitement was electric as 700 cyclists climbed the steep ascent from Ein Kerem to Jerusalem last week. We were part of the annual “Wheels of Love” bike ride, the largest fundraising sporting event …

Ancient Romans built it, modern Israelis love it

Ancient Romans built it, modern Israelis love it

Once the most important port city in Roman Palestine, today Caesarea offers a mix of Mediterranean sports and intriguing antiquities. Photo by Shiran Antebi Caesarea Harbor. Way back in Roman times, chariot racing was a box-office hit in the Mediterranean …

Touring Jerusalem by Segway [video]

Touring Jerusalem by Segway [video]

If you’re touring Jerusalem, hop on a Segway. It’s greener than a bus and more fun than walking. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_V2St52nGRg Four years ago, Israeli tour guide Assaf Polivoda first laid eyes on a Segway, the two-wheel, American-made personal transportation powered by …

An ancient Crusader capital [video]

An ancient Crusader capital [video]

The Old City of Acco (Acre) contains architectural treasures dating back to the 13th century. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVqeMxIyBxk In the 13th century, Acre was a bustling Third Crusade town with 30,000 residents – larger than Paris at the time. Now this history …