Science teacher Amir Yechieli has a side business showing schools how to capture and reuse the rainwater that collects on their roofs.
DevTech believes existing and new Israeli technologies can serve a needy, but massive, market of people who live on just a couple of dollars a day.
Ethiopian immigrants make Yvel’s Megemeria collection sold around the world, and at the same time create a trade for themselves.
Israel’s NowForce application can turn a dozen or more smartphones into an emergency response fleet.
The volunteer program gives teens responsibility for handling essential firefighting tasks, propelling many to future careers.
Botanica, a Jerusalem social business, provides transitional employment for people with mental illness, and activities to involve the public.
Encouraging new talent to live and work in the city provides a compelling reason for young singles and families to remain in Jerusalem.
For people with physical challenges, loneliness is the biggest challenge of all. The Inbar organization exists to address this need.
Volunteer ‘social improvement teams’ from Tze’ela give ordinary Israelis a systematic, 10-step process to address problems in society.
‘Shanti House is unique in the world,’ says founder Mariuma Klein. ‘First, it’s a home. When you go inside, the walls hug you.’