By Michal Divon
Israeli To Cycle Across North America For Cancer Charity
Tom Peled, an Israeli student who lost his father to cancer, plans a bike ride across ten states in the US to raise funds for cancer research. His project, named Bike for the Fight, has the support of Israeli President Shimon Peres.
June 23, 2012
Dolphin Therapy Helps Mute Israeli Teen Speak Again
At the age of sixteen Morad Azva was attacked in his home village of Kalansua - and lost the ability to speak. After medical treatments showed no progress, he was sent to the Dolphin Reef in Eilat for "dolphin therapy". There, he began to communicate through the interaction with dolphins, until he finally returned home four years later.
March 06, 2012
Can You Hurt Someone With Your Blood Running Through Their Veins?
Blood Relations is a new joint Palestinian-Israeli project that sees people on both sides donate blood to be shared between each other's hospitals.The message the organization is hoping to convey is reflected in their logo: 'Will you hurt someone who has your blood running through their veins?'
October 04, 2011
‘Limb Factory’ Gives Life Back To Disabled From All Over The World
Few could imagine what is going on inside the small warehouse overlooking Israel's Ben Gurion Airport. Scattered throughout the space, hundreds of limbs are piled onto each other: arms, legs, some painted the color of human flesh, others colored deep hues. It is here that patients come from all over the world to be fitted with prosthetic limbs.
September 16, 2011
Fresh Milk For Lactose Intolerant
Tnuva, one of Israels’ largest dairy farms, has manufactured a new milk for those suffering from lactose intolerance.
March 24, 2011
Facebook Users Share Grandma-Style Remedies
Israeli Facebook users have contributed ideas and suggestions for natural remedies to fight coughs, stomach aches and other illnesses. The users take part in a competition, held in collaboration with Israeli websites Ynet and InfoMed, which offers prizes to those who contribute to the Facebook reservoir of grandmother-style remedies and cures. In honor of latest […]
February 13, 2011