Israel’s Teva leads U.S. generic drug market 

Generic drugs produced by Teva and other manufacturers are often 50 to 80 percent cheaper than competing brand-name products.The need for quality health care combined with rising costs has Americans facing a squeeze. How do we serve an aging population …

Israeli entrepreneurs taking the danger out of surgical training

Most beginning surgeons now sharpen their technique by practicing on real patients.For years airplane pilots have trained on flight simulators in addition to flying thousands of hours under a senior pilot’s supervision before they’re allowed to take over full command …

Arturo Schwartz – benefactor to art and Israel

Arturo Schwartz carried on a long-time friendship and correspondence with pioneering Surrealist artist Marcel Duchamp (above).Italian art collector Arturo Schwartz, the son of non-observant Jewish parents, was a strong backer of Israel and showed his support by donating his immense …

Finding an audience for counter-terrorism strategies

Civilians can battle terrorism most effectively by going on with their normal lives despite alerts, according to Israeli analyst Boaz Ganor.Counter-terrorism expert Boaz Ganor has a message he’s been sending to Israelis for years and to Americans since Sept. 11 …

American transplant moves up Weizmann ladder

Sam Safran (left) served as a graduate advisor to one of his research collaborators, Tsvi Tlusty.Prof. Sam Safran has had broad and rich experience in the academic world since moving to Israel from the United States more than a decade …

The Israeli-American high-tech connection

High-tech executives from Israel say their scientific skills have been augmented by the business-building skills found in the United States.There’s a strong and still-growing symbiosis between Israel and the United States in building high-technology businesses as evidenced by the high …