In return for free tuition and low rent, members of Ayalim student villages volunteer their time to transform Negev and Galilee communities.
New EU-funded international study of Mediterranean plants finds Israel’s medicinal herbs effective in fighting bacteria, fungus and infection.
‘A kid literally on the street suddenly gets a rush of self-esteem [and] the shirt benefits the institution that helped her get on her feet.’
Researchers from the Technion and Al Quds University will cooperate to find ways of ridding wastewater of pharmaceutical residues.
Volunteers from more than 25 countries come every year to help out at Israel’s national emergency response organization.
Since 1948, Israel has set itself a task of finding creative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. To celebrate Israel’s 65th birthday, ISRAEL21c looks at some of the best achievements.
Women enjoy unprecedented freedoms in Israel, but there is much more to be done. That’s the task of the Israel Women’s Network.
Founded to provide respirators to children in Jerusalem, the voluntary organization Yad Sarah has become the world’s largest lender of medical devices.
Handpicked artisans at the new studio and retail facility also volunteer in local schools, teaching skills from PhotoShop to knitting.
Israel’s LOTEM built a unique accessible eco-farm and hiking trail so that people with disabilities can enjoy the great outdoors.