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How did Israel make a remarkable global impact over the past 12 months? Let us count the ways.
Israel ranks about 150 on the scale of countries for size, encompassing only about 10,800 square miles (28,000 square kilometers) and a population under 8.6 million. But its achievements over 68 years of modern statehood have drastically dwarfed its actual size.
Israel is a recognized world leader in many fields, including water and agricultural technology, high-tech, medical devices and humanitarian aid.
ISRAEL21c brings you daily reports of Israeli inventions, innovations, discoveries and altruistic initiatives. Here we’ve chosen 15 of many that made a remarkable impact in the year 2016.
The portable field hospital flown by
Only a counter campaign by his successor can stop it
In 1989, following her tenure as President Ronald Reagan’s ambassador to the United Nations, Jeane Kirkpatrick described how the Palestinians have used the UN to destroy Israel.
Following outgoing US President Barack Obama’s assault on Israel at the UN Security Council last Friday, longtime UN observer Claudia Rossett wrote an important article at PJMedia where she recalled Kirkpatrick’s words.
In “How the PLO was legitimized,” published in
American Friends of Magen David Adom (AFMDA), Israel’s national emergency medical response organization and official Red Cross affiliate, brought together world-renowned experts in disaster response and emergency medicine, as well as supporters of lifesaving technology, on Monday, December 12, for its New York Gala. The event drew more than 520 guests and raised $2.3 million for Magen David Adom’s (MDA) EMT training and equipment, which saves lives every day in Israel and
(This article was originally published in 2014)
The UNRWA is on the front lines of the Hamas War in Gaza. In the headlines, its schools are forever being fired on or found to be stockpiling rockets. If individual Gazans are being used as human shields, the UNRWA often seems as if it is one big organizational human shield.
But the UNRWA isn’t Hamas’ human shield. The UNRWA is Hamas.
The “UN” part of the UNRWA, the blue logos and symbols, fool us into thinking of it as an international
Baruch Shub at 9th Limmud FSU Israel Festival in Eilat
Limmud FSU (former Soviet Union) celebrated a decade of engaging young Russian-speaking Jews last weekend, Dec. 15-17, with a Jewish festival of learning in Israel’s southernmost city, Eilat. The dynamic three-day festival – which was the ninth Limmud FSU in Israel – gathered nearly 2,000 participants, including Israel’s minister of defense, Avigdor Lieberman, and other leaders in Israel’s Russian-speaking community and prominent