ISRAEL21c leads first-ever U.S. TV ad campaign in support of Israel

Images of Jews, Christians and Muslims freely practicing their religions and voting highlight the ISRAEL21c and AJC television commercials.For the first time in history, Jewish organizations are using the powerful tool of television advertising to convey messages about Israel to …

Israel’s Keryx brings hope to diabetics with kidney failure

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has awarded fast-track approval status for Keryx’s KRX-101.Israel’s Keryx Biopharmaceuticals is shepherding a drug through the final stages of U.S. clinical trials that gives hope to the three to four million U.S. diabetes sufferers …

CET provides educational boost for Israeli youth

Besides enriching education, CET sponsors many forms of online communication between Israeli youth.A 31-year-old organization designed to supplement, enrich and enhance the Israeli education system is still going strong as its services have multiplied with the growth of the Internet …

Technion team helping to make hydrogen fuel cells work in cars

Auto engines powered by hydrogen fuel cells have already been placed into prototype test cars. Successful research in Israel into improving the efficiency of solar-hydrogen fuel cells has raised the potential for their use in non-polluting cars of the future …

Gilian Technologies stands guard at Web site exits

Gilian’s G-Server is a final barrier against Web site defacement that can potentially cost companies millions.The founders of Gilian Technologies started the company in 1998 to answer the need for Web sites with critical content to protect against catastrophic intrusions …

Authors of new book cite Israel as a technology hot spot

Israel’s 1,000 high-tech businesses now account for two-thirds of the country’s exports.Israel has been singled out, along with a group of eight countries in Europe, Asia and North America, as a center for high-tech wealth creation in a new book …

Verint Systems helping to increase security in a digital world

Digital security systems from Verint eliminate the need for security personnel to continuously monitor video screens.When FBI director Robert Mueller responded to a question during a U.S. Senate hearing about why a piece of information about the Sept. 11 terrorist …

Orna Berry – charting a course for Israeli business

Israel’s high-technology sector grew from 5 to 15 percent of GDP in the 90s.Israeli companies should mimic the best of the large U.S. multinational companies in diversifying their products and services in order to insulate themselves from downturns and expand …