Students at three California elementary schools will use Israeli catchment systems to recycle rainwater, and the Wisdom 2.0 Conference in Tel Aviv gave employees ideas for protection against the onslaught of technology.
By: Michael Ordman
ISRAEL IS INCLUSIVE AND GLOBAL
Teaching water conservation in California
The rainwater catchment systems from Israel’s Rain Harvest serve over 140 schools in Israel. Now students at three California elementary schools will use Rain Harvest’s barrels to recycle rainwater.
How to avoid employee burn-out
The Wisdom 2.0 Conference in Tel Aviv gave employees ideas for protection against the onslaught of technology forcing people to be connected to work 24/7. The organization’s first Israel conference had speakers from Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Israel’s Glide and ex-Israeli MadMimi.
The first Arab-Israeli startup school
The first school for Arab high-tech entrepreneurs in Israel is set to open on Feb 23 in Kafr Qasim, an Arab city northeast of Tel Aviv. Sponsors of the project include Tsofen, an Arab-Jewish organization that aims to help integrate Arab Israelis in the high-tech industry.
Odisha, India seeks Israeli investment
A large business delegation led by the Minister of Industries Indian state’s Debi Prasad Mishra reached out to leading Israeli businesses seeking collaboration in areas of joint interest during the three-day visit to the country.
Another Israeli aid organization
Natan-International Humanitarian Aid (NIHA) is a network of Israeli disaster relief organizations and civil society organizations, working to alleviate humanitarian crises and disasters. In 12 years it was active in Sri Lanka, Georgia, Haiti, the Philippines, Nepal and now Serbia.
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