Expanding humanitarian aid to Africa [video]

Expanding humanitarian aid to Africa [video]

IsraAid conference headlined by Live Aid veteran Bob Geldof and other Israeli activists working to improve conditions for Africans. Irish rock musician Bob Geldof saluted Israel’s work in helping African populations during his keynote talk at the International Conference “Israeli …

Walking with Jesus on the Gospel Trail

Walking with Jesus on the Gospel Trail

Israel’s newest hiking route allows Christian pilgrims to trek the same terrain where Jesus once walked. Israel’s recently inaugurated 60-kilometer Gospel Trail starts in Nazareth, where Jesus spent his early years, and ends up at the Sea of Galilee, the …

Putting the wild back into Israel’s wildlife [video]

Putting the wild back into Israel’s wildlife [video]

Thousands of wounded birds, as well as reptiles, snakes and lizards, are nursed back to health at the Israeli Wildlife Hospital in Ramat Gan. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yp5lNoQkTpw Hidden away in the far reaches of the popular Ramat Gan Safari park (Zoological Center …

Inside Tel Aviv’s greatest spaces [video]
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Inside Tel Aviv’s greatest spaces [video]

The annual weekend Houses from Within event gives the public entrée to architecturally interesting institutions, businesses and homes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjDXNebxHPM About 80,000 people came to Tel Aviv’s fifth annual Houses from Within weekend recently, which offered free guided tours of 140 …

Israeli raptors may soon soar again [video]

Israeli raptors may soon soar again [video]

Now hatching at the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo: chicks of the endangered griffon vulture, soon to be released into the wild. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Edm5X4eV2t0 About 15 griffon vulture eggs will hatch this year at the National Center for Artificial Incubation of Raptor Eggs, …

A toothpaste that can save the world’s kangaroos [video]

Lumpy jaw disease is no laughing matter for captive kangaroos. A new Israeli-developed tooth varnish can prevent this deadly dental disease. Kangaroos in captivity often develop a contagious, and sometimes fatal, gum condition called lumpy jaw disease. Now, veterinarians at …