Israel’s Jungo delivers the ‘Gateway’ to the future

Jungo CEO Ofer Vilensky: We see broadband as the fifth utility; it will provide a tremendous range of services.The modern home is now part of the digital revolution. TVs, computers, internet, telephone, video recorders, DVD players, printers, fax machines, copiers, …

Days of war, dreams of peace

While we sit sipping our cappuccinos, a shred of the illusion still shimmers.’Most people were more interested in getting their cup of coffee than talking about the war on the Lebanese border,” said the Canadian Broadcast Company reporter I met, …

Johnson & Johnson looks to the future with Israeli science

The research of Professor Hermona Soreq on an accurate, objective method of diagnosing anxiety disorders based on the body’s regulation of acetylcholine was presented to the J&J team.American healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson has decided to cast an enormous vote …

Israel’s Nobel winner talks of a cure for war

Bringing peace to the world is usually the preserve of political or religious ideologues – certainly well outside the domain of mathematicians. But this is the theme of the lecture that Prof. Robert J. Aumann of the Hebrew University of …

Israel’s Mr. Pomegranate

Noted pomegranate researcher Dr. Ephraim Lansky in his natural habitat. (Photo: Debbie Zimelman) A renovated tailor’s workshop in the old Turkish market in Haifa is an unlikely setting for the hub of a research company. But it’s here that the …

Israel’s real-life CSI sleuth

Next month, Professor Yossi Almog will be the recipient of the highly prestigious Lucas Medal, awarded by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences at the International Association of Forensic Sciences in Hong Kong.Time: Sunday morning, 9 am. Location: Jerusalem. The …

West meets east in Jerusalem

We forget who and where we are. We are a sisterhood of women.”Do you know where the Augusta Victoria Hospital is?” asks my taxi driver as we drive through that invisible veil which separates east and west Jerusalem. It is …