Thanks to our Israel and International Affairs Committee for helping compile this week’s Israel In-Depth. Israel In-Depth brings to you a few news articles that give a closer look at Israel- whether at home, in the world, or in relation to the U.S.

Israel at Home:

Israeli scientists complete mock Mars mission in Negev desert

Political science blooms in the desert

2018 Israel Festival looks at renewal as Israel celebrates its 70th

Israel Abroad:

OurCrowd & Three of its Portfolio Companies Named to Fast Company’s List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies, 2018

Jaffa Gate to host Jewish-Arab penalty shootout during World Cup

Israel and the US:

Cisco to launch a network of tech hubs in Israel

Tesla mogul Elon Musk visits Israel, to meet AI startup Cortica