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It may look like back-to-school night, but it’s actually Google Moms. Photo by Niv Kantor.

Business buddies

Life sciences software house Comply is one of a small but growing number of Israeli businesses outsourcing work to Palestinian professionals. At life sciences software company, Comply, working with Palestinian software engineers was first and foremost a business decision. Four …

Intel thinks positive about Israeli kids’ futures

Named one of the top companies in Israel working to improve society, Intel is helping to tutor children across the country in math, science and computing. Intel volunteer Udi de Groot works with students from a Haifa high school in …

It’s win-win on a socially conscious street

Students and storeowners are working together to turn a trendy Beersheba street into a socially and environmentally conscious destination for locals. The street festival swings into action on Ringelblum Street. Three thousand celebrants, many of them students from Ben-Gurion University, …

Learning to love the neighbors [video]

Learning to love the neighbors [video]

Israeli Jews and West Bank Palestinians learn about each other in a series of unique interfaith encounters. ISRAEL21c goes to Hebron to find out more. For the past 10 years, it has been officially forbidden for Israeli citizens to visit …

Spiritual nourishment at the mall

A new study shows that corporate brands like Nike, Apple or Gap take the place of religious symbols like a crucifix or Star of David for people who aren’t deeply religious. Photo by Abir Sultan/Flash90. Consumers use brands in the …

An ER for Kisumu, Kenya, courtesy of Israel

In record time, Israeli engineers and medical specialists erected a state-of-the art ER in Kisumu, Kenya, the first such facility in a region of six million. MASHAV Director Haim Divon (in white baseball cap) at the ceremony marking the opening …

Israeli ingenuity a good match with Mass

Israeli innovation contributes $2.4 billion to the Massachusetts economy, with 100 companies providing 5,920 jobs. For Corindus Vascular Robotics, Massachusetts was a clear choice and a perfect match. Nearly 100 Massachusetts-based companies founded by Israelis – or offering products based …