Good Deeds Day was started by Israeli businesswoman and philanthropist, Shari Arison. Since its launch in 2007, Good Deeds Day is marked in over 50 countries including the US, Mexico, Panama, Chile, Argentina, France, Germany, Switzerland, Britain, Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Hungary, Ukraine, South Africa and Singapore.
Israeli researchers are developing the second generation of drugs to treat diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease.
A winning proposal by Israel’s Technion Institute of Technology and Cornell University will form the basis of the future NYTechinstitute in the Big Apple.
An Israeli discovery of a gene that could cure a blinding eye disease has been licensed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer.
The founder of the Cancer Prevention and Wellness Program at New York’s prestigious Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is Israeli.
An Israeli company was the first to develop and install a large-scale solar-powered and fully functional electricity generating plant, in southern California’s Mojave desert.
Israel hosts IBM’s largest R&D facilities outside the United States.
All pet Syrian hamsters are descendants of a family brought to Jerusalem 86 years ago by Israel's first Hebrew zoologist.
An Israeli company developed a computerized system for ensuring proper administration of medications, thus removing human error from medical treatment.