NASA takes Israeli technology to the moon

When NASA needed help storing data from its lunar space probe it turned to Israeli company Sital Technology for the technology. Now other space projects are underway. In June, NASA launched the first Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, a probe that is …

Bringing Israel’s boutique wines to America

Richard Shaffer has a life that most can only envy. He hosts events throughout the United States that involve the pouring and drinking of quality wine. In this case, boutique Israeli wines that Shaffer is introducing to America via his …

A voice of direction in the darkness

With the push of a button, the visually impaired can activate pre-recorded directions from Step-Hear’s base units, helping the user navigate anything from a museum to a hospital or a shopping center.Imagine if you were standing in the hallway of …

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Lightning proves key to predicting flash floods

Flash floods are the leading cause of weather-related deaths in the US, arriving without warning and wreaking swift destruction. As the country’s most common natural disaster, many lives would be saved if flash floods could be predicted in advance. Now …

Bedouin women team up to transform their village

Making a difference: the Bedouin women taking part in the training program hope to open the first businesses in Qasr as-Sirr. The new Bedouin village of Qasr as-Sirr still only has a population of about 9,000 people, and it doesn’t …

Providing an Israeli shelter for Africa’s refugees

Yohannes Bayu, founder of the African Refugees Development Center. His own experiences as a refugee fueled his decision to help others.For Yohannes Bayu, founder of the African Refugees Development Center (ARDC), time is always of the essence. To talk to …

One Touch Purchasing Makes Internet Shopping a Breeze

Jeremy Kagen of eBiz Mobility: “It’s fewer clicks than a credit card payment.”Every day, internet shoppers take a risk: they give their credit card information online, leaving themselves open to identity theft or unauthorized charges. And by the same token, …