Wednesday Apr 10, 2013
On Tuesday Israelis will be celebrating the 65th anniversary of Israel’s independence. It is usual for people to be honored with presents on their birthday, but the Jewish philosophy is that it is better to give than to receive. Here, therefore, are some of the Jewish State’s most recent contributions to the world.
Israel constantly bestows gifts to medical science. Researchers at the Hebrew University in...
Thursday Apr 04, 2013
There is a Jewish religious obligation to count each of the 49 days between the Festival of Freedom (Passover) and the Season of the Giving of our Law (Shavuot / Pentecost). We look forward to celebrating the high point in our history when we rose from slavery to receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai. Today it is almost impossible to count all of the innovations, discoveries and positive activities arising from the Jewish State...
Wednesday Mar 27, 2013
The modern State of Israel is almost the same size of Wales and is smaller than Lake Michigan and Kruger Safari Park. Yet this tiny state produces more innovations and performs more humanitarian activities than countries that dwarf it in size and population. Here are just some of Israel’s amazing achievements in the lead-up to this year’s festival of Passover when we celebrate the events over 3000 years ago that created...
Wednesday Mar 20, 2013
One of the items that we put on the Passover plate is a shank bone, to remind us of the (metaphorical) outstretched arm that the Eternal used to deliver the Children of Israel from Egypt, over 3000 years ago. Today, the Jewish State emulates that symbol by the far-reaching impact of its scientific and humanitarian work.
The effects of Israel’s medical research and innovations reach across the globe. They include...
Wednesday Mar 13, 2013
The images that the international media portrays of Israel are so distorted that it seems that the reporters and editors must have closed their eyes, ears and minds to common sense. Well welcome to the blog that blows away those false smokescreens and gives a true sense of what this amazing country is achieving.
The brain controls our senses and the nerve center of Israeli research is Neuroscience. A groundbreaking...