Category Archives: Israel News

Top Israeli Innovations Fighting Climate Change Around the World

Jul 20, 2022  |  By Evelina G

The Start-Up Nation is Tackling Global Warming! Did you know Israel is a world leader in creating new tech that’s fighting climate change around the globe?  “Climate tech,” or sometimes called “cleantech,” is a rising industry in Israel, and it’s supported and promoted by the government and major research institutions, with significant backing from global investors. These environmentally-oriented startups and initiatives are tackling issues related to or contributing to global […]

 

The History of the US-Israel Relationship

Jul 04, 2022  |  By Abby S

This weekend, millions of Americans will gather with friends and family to celebrate Independence Day on the Fourth of July. Israel commemorated the 74th anniversary of its independence earlier this year, but as one of the United States’ greatest allies, there is still plenty for Washington and Jerusalem to celebrate together. In honor of July 4, we are going to take a trip through history to understand why the US-Israel […]

 

Jerusalem’s Iconic Craft: Armenian Ceramics

Jun 21, 2022  |  By Evelina G

The famous floral style of pottery known as Armenian Ceramics has been handcrafted in Jerusalem for generations, and can be found everywhere: on Judaica, tableware, building tiles, and even some street signs. Despite the name, they’re made right in the Holy City by local artisans. So what’s the Armenian connection, and how did this style become such an integral part of Jerusalem and Israel? All About Armenian Ceramics Armenian ceramics are made by […]

 

Commemorating Israel’s Six-Day War

Jun 08, 2022  |  By Evelina G

It’s the anniversary of Israel’s famous Six-Day War, which took place June 5-10, 1967 – an occasion to honor the Israel Defense Forces and the brave soldiers who brought unprecedented security to Israel, unified Jerusalem, and inspired Zionism and Jewish pride all over the world! The Six Day War was launched preemptively by Israel against its neighbors Egypt, Jordan, and Syria after months of dangerous tensions and mobilization on all […]