September 23, 2013

Shared agriculture

Cooperation between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. The Israeli and Palestinian Agriculture Ministries agreed to revive some of the joint committees formed in the 1990s under the Oslo Accords, which were frozen 13 years ago. The ministries also decided to join forces in establishing a regional center for agronomic cooperation.

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A new Israeli startup on its way to the top

A new Israeli startup, Curiyo, is a browser add-on that allows users to get more information about just about anything on the web, using dynamic contextual technology they can live with. How does it work? When the user hovers their mouse over the line, they see a question mark, and clicking on that symbol activates a pop-up box that provides more information about the term.

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What happens when the grandson of former Defense Minister visits Ramallah?

One big mess. Journalist Lior Dayan, grandson of former Defense Minister, Moshe Dayan, visited Ramallah as part of an Israeli Docu-reality television series, in order to check out the nightlife of the Palestinian city. He posed as a Polish tourist but was recognized and caused quite a commotion.

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Israelis scientists offer a solution to famine

Another Israeli idea than can change the world for the better: an Israeli team of scientists has developed a new technology which may enable crops to weather draughts worldwide, thus minimizing famine and strife.

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