US forces rush a US Marine wounded in an IED attack to a waiting medevac helicopter in Afghanistan. (AP/Brennan Linsley) (AP/Brennan Linsley)
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US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter praised the Israeli solution to improvised explosive devices and Hadassah Hospital’s “Heart for Peace” program has saved the lives of over 600 Palestinian Arab children.

By: Michael Ordman

 

ISRAEL IS INCLUSIVE AND GLOBAL

Israel has saved the lives of many US servicemen

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter praised the Israeli solution to improvised explosive devices (IEDs). “The Israelis were really quite ingenious in this area and we got a lot from them. There’s no question that lives were saved as a consequence of their (help)”.
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4720893,00.html

Israeli doctors saving Palestinian Arab babies

A video to accompany my August’s newsletter article from Israel21c about Hadassah Hospital’s “Heart for Peace” that has saved the lives of over 600 Palestinian Arab children.

Druze Arabs promote Israel in US

A delegation of young Druze leaders from medicine, law enforcement and the IDF is visiting Boston, Los Angeles and New York, to spread awareness of their community’s unique place in Israel’s multicultural society. There are 104,000 Druze in Israel. 86% serve in the IDF.
http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/druze-delegation-touring-us-to-promote-israel/2015/11/03/

Israeli elephant donates money for Thai elephants

The Jerusalem Biblical Zoo donated $1,500 for an elephant hospital in Lampang. The check was delivered to the Thai Ambassador to Israel by a Biblical Zoo elephant named Tamar, who presented it to the Ambassador in her trunk.
http://www.jns.org/news-briefs/2015/11/6/israeli-zoo-donates-to-thai-elephant-hospital-with-check-in-elephants-trunk#.Vj0RnLerTIU=

Training Latin American water experts

24 water experts from 10 Latin America countries took part in a water resources management course run by Israel’s Center for International Agricultural Development Cooperation and MASHAV.

http://www.israel21c.org/latin-americans-turn-to-israel-for-water-rehabilitation/

The best veggie food in the world

Tel Aviv has the world’s best vegetarian restaurants, according to Conde Nast Traveler magazine. It recommends several, including a Georgian vegan restaurant and an Ethiopian vegan cafe. Israel has some 300,000 vegans, the highest per capita anywhere in the world.
http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Conde-Nast-Traveler-Tel-Aviv-has-worlds-best-vegetarian-food-432783

 

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