Finding a common bond in Israel’s environment

‘The kids are smart enough to differentiate between the Holy Land home of the Jewish people and the things that need to be addressed. They see it as comprehensive.’ – Zalul’s Yariv AbramovichA group of American college students recently immersed …

Israel’s alpha female

Galia Albin is one grandmother who isn’t spending afternoons knitting booties, baking cookies or changing diapers. Instead, she’s running to television studios for tapings, representing Israel at international business forums and wielding influence on Israeli policymakers. She is one of …

Ethiopian Israelis provide training for Rwandan youth village

Ethiopian-Israeli Yemin Orde graduate Racheli Ugado, left, talks with Rwandan reconciliation advisor Albert Nzamukewereka at the Yemin Orde Youth Village south of Haifa. (Photo: Stephanie Freid)Jean-Pierre Nkuranga was twenty in 1994 when he hid in the bushes outside his home …

Rami Meiri – from Israel with love

Rami Meiri – from Israel with love

One of Meiri’s early murals in Tel Aviv – ‘Tel Aviv needed some beauty and I needed the exposure.’Rami Meiri is tired. The Israeli artist spent the weekend applying his signature outdoor mural style to post-war Kiryat Shmona on the …

Desertification Conference Draws Calls for Resourcefulness

When leading environmentalist Alon Tal opened the first Israel-hosted UN Conference on Deserts and Desertification, he discarded his necktie, setting a typically Israeli tone: “I did my part by wearing it; I’m getting comfortable and I encourage you all to …

Taking the danger out of nuclear energy

Markedly more efficient than conventional water cooled reactors, gas cooled reactors self-cool in the case of an accident, precluding human intervention. An ISRAEL21c series The Israeli Energy Alternative In an era of perpetually rising fuel costs, the search for alternative …

Israel produces ‘ambassadors’ of the environment

Jordanian student Said Saleh Abu Ghosh in the lab at Ben Gurion University’s Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies.When Jordanian student Said Saleh Abu Ghosh chose to pursue a Master’s degree in desert studies he knew he’d have to …