Keeping it simple, Israeli inventors look at the world from a child’s point of view and create new, fun toys that are produced and sold all over the world.
Egyptian Sharif Gaber’s video explains how logic ended his hate of Israel and his devotion to Islam –
“…In 50 years, what did Israel manage to do? Doubled its population up to ten times. Its agricultural production has expanded 16 times. Its industrial production has expanded 50 times. Its use of water has decreased by 10 percent… The percentage of Israelis engaged in scientific and technological inquiry, and the amount spent on research and development, is the second highest in the world… Israel is the fifth most clean tech country in the world… Israel was ranked 2nd in space sciences… Israel is the best country for women in the Middle East…”
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From the north to the south, from the east to the west, “feel the beat” of the unique experience that is visiting Israel. Dance to the rhythms of a rich culture; discover the biblical landscapes, enjoy the diversity of traditions, in the ancient modern country of Israel.
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Beyond protecting Israel’s citizens, our soldiers embrace another role: serving a source of relief for people all over the world. From Japan to Haiti, from Nepal to the Philippines, our soldiers have worked miracles and saved lives.
9. Israelis consume the third most amount of vegetables and sweets in the world.
8. Israel was the first country to ban underweight models.
7. Israel won the Eurovision song competition three times. The last time they won, they were represented by a transgender pop star, Dana International.
6. The Mount of Olives in Jerusalem is the oldest, continually used cemetery in the world.
5. The first antivirus software for computers was created in Israel in 1979. Voicemail technology was developed in Israel. Motorola developed the cell phone in Israel.
4. Most of the Windows NT and XP operating systems were developed in Israel by Microsoft.
3. Israel is the only country in the Middle East where women enjoy full political rights.
2. The Dead Sea in Israel is the lowest point on earth, at 1,315 feet below sea level at its lowest point.
1. Israel has the highest average living standards in the Middle East. The per capita income in 2000 was over $17,500, exceeding that of the UK.
This is Israel: a fast-paced view of a fast-paced nation, that also knows how to relax and have fun. Blessed with beautiful landscapes, life in Israel is jam-packed with energizing events, cutting-edge technologies and exciting people. From parties to prayers, beaches to bicycles, visitors to Israel can look forward to an unforgettable experience… and great food.
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About ten years ago, Doron left the army to found Aleh Negev, a rehabilitative village located in Ofakim in southern Israel, that provides severely disabled young adults the opportunity to live a rich and productive life within a safe environment. The village is the largest of the ALEH network of residential facilities for children with severe disabilities. After Eran’s death in 2007 at age 23, Aleh Negev’s name was changed to Nachalat Eran.
KOLture Shock and Im Tirtzu teamed up for a flash mob on the Jerusalem light rail. Enjoy
Tikkun Olam Make-a-thon (TOM), is a global community of makers that want to make the world a better place.
This initiative aims to develop products that answer challenges presented by real people and aim for the needs of those in extreme poverty in developing and developed countries.
The IDF operates a field hospital in the Golan Heights to treat wounded Syrian civilians affected by the civil war ravaging the country. “We help civilians who are injured by Syrian Army attacks or by the rebels,” asserts Golani Company Commander Maj. Simon Sisso.
Are you on the side that believes in open debates, or the side that represses free speech? The side that sanctifies life, or the side that worships death? If you are on the side of freedom & democracy, you stand on Israel’s side.
On January 7, 2015, a Palestinian man was caught in a snow storm, trapping him in his car near Hebron. IDF soldiers from the Etzion Regional Brigade rescued the man, released his car, and provided him with heating packs. The forces escorted the man to a sheltered location so he could return home safely.