Category Archives: Israel Beyond the News

Do They Teach Hebrew in Arab Countries?

Israeli MPs vote to make Arabic compulsory in schools October 28, 2015 AFP By Joe Dyke Jerusalem (AFP) – Israeli lawmakers voted Wednesday to make Arabic classes compulsory for students from the age of six, in a move backers hoped … Continue reading

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Israeli Startup Harnesses Algae to Treat Wastewater in Developing World

Aquanos’ trick is to use algae to provide oxygen for the germs breaking down our waste to breathe, rather than break the bank pumping in the gas. By Ruth Schuster and Noah Phillips October 19, 2015 Only 10% of people … Continue reading

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Israel to World: That’s Okay, We’ll Help Anyway

Despite constant attacks from across the globe, Israel and Israelis are always quick to lend a helping hand. Check out this cool Israel aid map from ISRAEL21C:  

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Update: Kuwait Airways Still Refuses Selling Tickets to Israeli Travelers

October 22, 2015 By  Bart Jansen The [United States] Transportation Department threatened legal action Thursday [October 22, 2015] against Kuwait Airways for refusing to sell tickets to Israelis. The department ordered the airline to “cease and desist from refusing to … Continue reading

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Kuwait Airways Must Sell Tickets to Israeli Travelers

September 30, 2015 WASHINGTON – Kuwait Airways broke the law when it refused to sell plane tickets to Israelis, the Transportation Department said Wednesday. The airline must obey U.S. anti-discrimination laws if it wants to operate from U.S. airports, the … Continue reading

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New Jersey and Israel Healthy, Functional, and Medical Foods Alliance Announced

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – In a September 18, 2015 ceremony at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, officials of Israel’s Tel-Hai College, Israel’s Economic Development Taskforce, and Rutgers signed a memorandum of understanding to launch the New Jersey-Israel Healthy, … Continue reading

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The Israeli Consulate in Shanghai Creates the Film “Xie Xie Shanghai”

“This film is a token of appreciation to Shanghai and to the Chinese people from the people of Israel. The Israeli people will never forget how the Chinese people came to our help during our darkest hour.  It is here, … Continue reading

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