In a breakthrough in male infertility, Israeli researchers have developed an artificial testis to produce sperm.
Israel has the third highest rate of entrepreneurship – and the highest rate among women and among people over 55 – in the world.
Israeli laser technology is powering the latest hair removal devices on the American market.
A Jerusalem startup, Glide, has developed the first camera for Apple Watch, bringing game-changing functionality to wearables.
Tel Aviv has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Israel has one of the most progressive medical marijuana programs in the world. For thousands of Israelis suffering cancer, MS, Crohn’s and chronic pain, pot provides vital relief.
Fashion-designer Danit Peleg created the first-ever ready-to-wear clothing line made at home on 3D printers. She then caught the world’s attention when US snowboarder Amy Purdy danced a samba at the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympics in Rio while wearing a Peleg-designed 3D dress.
Two Israelis have won the 2004 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for their groundbreaking work in cancer research.
Israel has the highest average living standards in the Middle East. The per capita income in 2000 was over $17,500, exceeding that of the UK.