Israeli NGO installs sustainable technology for thousands of African refugees

The Israeli NGO “Innovation: Africa” is teaming with UNICEF of Cameroon to provide solar power, clean water and healthcare to tens of thousands of refugees living in the neighbouring...

Tel Aviv beach craze makes jump from paddle ball to fine art

A mention of matkot (paddle ball) usually brings to mind Israeli men in Speedos on a Mediterranean beach, not a fine art gallery on the Black Sea. But last week, Israel’s...

Massive section of Western Wall and Roman theatre uncovered after 1,700 years

Archaeologists are one step closer to solving the riddle of what took place in Jerusalem following the destruction of the city by Romans in 70 CE. Israel Antiquity Authority archaeologists...

Israel targets fashion industry over underweight models

Israeli lawmakers want to tighten a ban on the employment of underweight models and on the undeclared digital slimming-down of fashion images, amid concern that the measures are being...

Work on Israel-Cyprus-Greece electricity link to start in 2018

A Cypriot official said work on an electric cable linking the power grids of Israel, Cyprus and Greece is on track to start in the first quarter of 2018...

In Israel, ultra-Orthodox women emerge as high-tech entrepreneurs

While Silicon Valley is just beginning to confront decades of sexism and discrimination, female founders in Israel’s ultra-Orthodox community say their segregated gender roles have an unintended benefit --...

Subscribe to EJC Newsletter

 

Statements