Israel In Depth 6.16.2017

Posted by: Aaron Spiegel

June 16, 2017

Israel In Depth

The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee.

June 16, 2017

Israel at Home:

  • Palestinian official, treated in Haifa hospital, makes donation to the hospital to improve treatment of childhood cancers.  Read more here.
  • Israeli medical researchers succeed in preventing blindness in the elderly.  Read more here.
  • Hainan Airlines to launch direct flights from Tel Aviv to Shanghai.  Read more here.

Israel Abroad:

  • Israel Air Force pilots participate alongside pilots from UAE in Greek-led joint air exercises.  Read more here.
  • Article about Israel pioneer of drip-agriculture posted on Jordan-based news website, Al Bawaba.  See the story here.
  • Israeli firm acquires Italian plastics manufacturer.  Read more here.

Israel and the US:

  • Israeli-made prosthetic helps correct common birth defect in infants’ feet has FDA approval.  Read more here.
  • Curious about Indiana-Israel cooperation?  Check out the Jewish Virtual Library’s State-to-State Cooperation guide on Indiana-Israel relations here.
  • U.S. Senators speak out against the sale of precision weapons to Saudi Arabia, calling it “counterproductive”, citing Israeli security.  Read more here.

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