A new generation of “Sesame Street” programs aimed at teaching tolerance is being produced and broadcast in Israel, Jordan, and in the Palestinian Authority.
Israel has two official languages: Hebrew and Arabic.
All pet Syrian hamsters are descendants of a family brought to Jerusalem 86 years ago by Israel's first Hebrew zoologist.
Israeli researchers are using video games to investigate future treatments for memory disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.
An Israeli smartphone app already in use worldwide enables drivers to avoid jams, and navigate their way through crowded city streets, using data from their phone’s GPS.
Israeli scientists developed the first fully computerized, no-radiation, diagnostic instrumentation for breast cancer.
Relative to its population, Israel is the largest immigrant-absorbing nation on earth. Immigrants come in search of democracy, religious freedom, and economic opportunity.
Israeli biologists have successfully managed, for the first time, to prepare the flowering of the “Madonna Lily” – a rare white Easter lily – in time for Easter.
Israel's most beloved chocolate pudding -- Milky -- is the most successful dairy product in the local market since its debut in 1979. The pudding has a secret whipped cream topping and only five people are said to know the recipe.
An Israeli scientific team from the Technion has succeeded in creating in the laboratory beating heart tissue from human embryonic stem cells