Wednesday Dec 04, 2013
The Jewish festival of Hanukah recalls two miracles that occurred over two millennia ago – the victory of the Maccabees over the Greek-Syrian superpower and the single flask of pure oil that burned for eight days in the Temple. In our present time (as regular readers of this blog will know) miracles occur on a daily basis in the Jewish State.
Israel’s life-changing medical innovations have become almost commonplace. It...
Thursday Nov 21, 2013
In this topsy-turvy world, it is common to find positive news about the Jewish State in most unusual circumstances.
Something weird happened at the United Nations General Assembly last week. Someone spoke the truth. Due to a faulty open microphone, an interpreter broadcast to everyone her inability to understand why there were 10 resolutions concerning Israel when there was so much else happening in the world. And...
Wednesday Nov 13, 2013
World leaders should let Israel concentrate on its mission of providing technology to save lives rather than trying to impose suicidal political deals on our tiny country. Last week’s positive news from the Jewish State contained a record number of Israeli initiatives and innovations with the potential to save billions of lives.
Arik Dayan, CEO of Israel’s Amiad Water Systems, explained that Israel’s wastewater...
Wednesday Nov 06, 2013
This week I am focusing on how Israeli technology, innovations and humanitarian work touches the lives of young and old and everyone in between.
A new report published by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics states that the average life expectancy in Israel, has increased by 2.6 years over the last decade. Israeli males can now expect to live to the age of 80 and females to 82.6 - both being two years longer than the OECD...
Wednesday Oct 30, 2013
Israel is full of citizens and organizations that deserve to receive an honor. Not a political honor such as the Nobel Prize for peace given to an unrepentant terrorist leader, nor an award from the British Foreign Office for services that undermine the legitimacy of the Jewish State. Respect can only be given to those who enhance Israel in the eyes of the world. Here are some of the most recent examples.