Helping dyslexics one heartbeat at a time

The BrightStar program combines one-on-one special needs teaching with innovative technology. A father and son team from Israel has patented an innovative technology called Brightstar that is helping thousands of Americans overcome dyslexia.Dyslexia is a neurologically-based, often familial, disorder which …

An Israeli hand on the baton

Dan Ettinger: One Yitzhak Perlman can do much more for Israel than hundreds of official press conferences.On January 22, American opera aficionados made their way to the Dorothy Chandler Music Center in Los Angeles for the premiere performance of the …

Israeli boxer pulls no punches

Twenty one-year-old Israeli boxer Merhav Mohar: “I’m a very proud Israeli.”To most people, Israeli sports fall into two primary categories: soccer and basketball. But boxing? That seems like something that nice Jewish boys just don’t do. Yet a recent performance …

The dance of life

The Batsheva Ensemble is responsible for cultivating the next generation of dancers, choreographers and designers via educational programs which offer young audiences throughout the world the opportunity to be exposed to a new wave of modern dance.A group of 40 …

Israeli battery technology could help U.S. clear air

A zero-emission bus using Israeli-developed batteries will be tested in Las Vegas, Nev. An Israel-based electric battery manufacturer has plans to test its 40-foot-long zero-emission all-electric buses in Las Vegas, Nev., a city where the population is skyrocketing and the …

Israeli hospital treated both sides during Jenin battle

Israeli Defense Force members carry a wounded Palestinian gunman from the Church of the Nativity standoff to an ambulance to be taken to Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.Throughout the incursion into the West Bank by the Israel Defense Force known as …