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Right now in Tel Aviv and the Silicon Valley. Israel's first ever "Hack-a-Thon"!

Posted by Iris Hami on August 21, 2013

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.

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Enlightenment, Facts about Israel, Fun stuff, Health & Safety

I'm dreaming of a sweet or savory Kugel ... Just like the ones I used to know.

Posted by Iris Hami on August 16, 2013

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!

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Topics: Christian Travel, Culture and Heritage, Enlightenment, Facts about Israel, Fun stuff, group travel, Health & Safety, Israel Travel

Israeli Milk Monitor for nursing moms is heading to the world market.

Posted by Iris Hami on August 14, 2013

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.

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Enlightenment, Facts about Israel, Health & Safety

Israel Hosts Global Conference to Promote Woman's Rights

Posted by Iris Hami on August 12, 2013

NEW HAPPENINGS IN ISRAEL
Israel Hosts Global Conference to Promote Women's Rights.
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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Enlightenment, Facts about Israel, Health & Safety

A Cheeseburger in Israel

Posted by Iris Hami on August 9, 2013

CULINARY IN ISRAEL
"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.
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Topics: Christian Travel, Culture and Heritage, Enlightenment, Facts about Israel, Fun stuff, group travel, Health & Safety, Israel Travel

Question: Are all fruits and vegetables created equal? New nutrition news!

Posted by Iris Hami on July 31, 2013

HIGH TECH/SCIENTIFIC ISRAEL
From the JewishWorldReview.com ...
Integrative Medicine: Why not all fruits/veggies pack the same punch.
While everyone knows about the importance of vitamins in their diet,  it is the "phytonutrients" in our food that play a huge role in keeping us healthy.
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Topics: Enlightenment, Health & Safety

Israeli researchers discover how to bolster "Natural Killer" cells against flu!

Posted by Iris Hami on July 24, 2013

HIGH TECH/SCIENTIFIC ISRAEL

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.

http://israel21c.org/health/how-to-bolster-natural-killer-cells-against-flu/?utm_source=Newsletter+7%2F24%2F2013&utm_campaign=July%2C+24%2C+2013&utm_medium=email
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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Enlightenment, Facts about Israel, Health & Safety

Israel Leads the World in Blindness Prevention

Posted by Iris Hami on July 17, 2013

HIGH TECH/SCIENTIFIC ISRAEL 

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.

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Enlightenment, Facts about Israel, Health & Safety

What Every Good Jewish Mother Knows!

Posted by Iris Hami on June 21, 2013

CULINARY IN ISRAEL
Universally known by moms everywhere ... Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Here's a list of what to expect on your next trip to Israel:

Israeli Breakfast Foods:

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Topics: Christian Travel, Culture and Heritage, Enlightenment, Facts about Israel, Fun stuff, group travel, Health & Safety, Israel Travel

Top 12 New Fruit and Vegetables Species Developed in Israel

Posted by Iris Hami on May 29, 2013

HIGH TECH/SCIENTIFIC ISRAEL
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.

http://israel21c.org/environment/top-12-new-fruit-and-vegetables-species-developed-in-israel/?utm_source=Copy+of+Newsletter+5%2F29%2F2013&utm_campaign=May%2C+29%2C+2013&utm_medium=email

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Enlightenment, Facts about Israel, Fun stuff, Health & Safety