Israel In Depth
The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee.
August 18, 2017
Israel at Home:
- Jerusalem prepares to host Israel’s largest beer festival from August 23 to 24 at Independence Park. Read more here. Event website here.
- Ethiopian-founded Tech Center helping young Ethiopian Israelis pursue tech careers. Read more here.
- Israeli nurse breastfed Palestinian baby whose mother was critically injured in a car crash. Read more here.
- IDF Cyber Unit and the Israeli Society for Children with Autism ream up to develop innovative tools to aid autistic children and their caregivers. Read more here.
- Israeli farmers share best practices for avocado growing with Palestinian farmers. Read more here.
- PM Netanyahu meets with Georgian Premiere to discuss bilateral relations; highlighted 2,600 year old Jewish connection to the Caucasus region. Read more here.
- Israeli company’s “solar tree” installed in central France. Read about it here.
- Israeli-UK trade increases post-Brexit, according to British Embassy in Tel Aviv. Read more here.
- Israel company’s cyber unit opens new office in Singapore. Read more here.
- Israeli medical team in Fiji for surgeries. Read more here.
Israel and the US:
- Israeli exports to US amount to $3.1 billion in Q1 2017. Read more here.
- Panel of Israeli “unicorns” (founders of successful start-up companies) share experiences and tips with Jewish visitors from abroad at event hosted by AlmaLinks. Read more here.
- Intel to open new plant in Israel. Read more here.
- Israeli actress Gal Gadot (of Wonder Woman fame) ranks as No. 1 on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Actors list. Read more here.