HIGH TECH/SCIENTIFIC ISRAEL
First ever Hack-A-Thon for Israel ... on Shabbat.
120 hackers, software developers and computer programmers are to take part in in the first ever hack-a-thon for Israel and the Jewish People event simultaneously,... in Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv.
CULINARY IN ISRAEL ... As the August temperatures dipped momentarily in Philly, am I the only one who craved KUGEL? (Israeli Jewish sweet noodle pudding) Kugels can be savory or sweet and originated with Ashkenazi Jews, those from Eastern Europe. Kugles are often served at Sabbath meals and for Jewish holidays all over the world. Sometimes spelled kigel, my favorite variation is sweet and studded with chopped fruit. A great big hunk of YUM!Read More
HIGH TECH/SCIENTIFIC ISRAELIntroducing a unique Israeli invention: "MilkSense" the milk monitor for nursing moms.This is the very first device for estimating how much mother's milk is getting into baby's tummy. On the market in Israel and headed to other countries in the near future.Read More
"Foodies" look away! When most younger Americans visit the Holy Land, a taste of home now and again, is most welcome. It pays to know "What's on the menu" at McDonald's in Israel.
Integrative Medicine: Why not all fruits/veggies pack the same punch.
In their lab at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the identification of a protein that when prohibited by the body's natural im...munity system, allows these cells to operate at full strength. It will effectivly defend against the influenza virus leading to a whole new way of treating this sometimes deadly viral infection.
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A new study published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology shows that rates of preventable blindness in Israel have been cut by more than half over the last de...cade, from 33.8 cases of blindness per 100,000 residents in 1999 to 14.8 in 2010.
Israeli innovation isn't just limited to high-tech. It also extends to the development of some of the world's most popular NEW fruits and vegetables. Since the first half of the 20th century, Israeli agricultural wizards have been partnering with Mother Nature to bring new fruit and vegetable varieties to the global market, from vividly colored squash to seedless peppers.
Top 12 new fruit and vegetables species developed in Israel.