Environment
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US and Israel – partnering for progress

For 30 years, the BIRD Foundation has contributed to globalization’s positive effects. There is no consensus that globalization is a positive development in the history of humanity. Actually, these days, many people blame globalization for the further impoverishment of already …

Israel’s Doctor Dolittle of the camel world

When the Bedouin of Israel’s Negev region see Dr. Michael Van Straten coming, they breathe a sigh of relief. And so do their camels. A 44-year-old veterinarian, Van Straten’s unique medical practice involves treating all kinds of animals, but his …