Good News Israel presents Israeli bees save Japan’s crops; an iPad keyboard for disabled kids and much more.
By: Michael Ordman
ISRAEL IS INCLUSIVE AND GLOBAL
El Al stewardess uses sign language
El Al’s Larisa Speyer studies sign language and discovered that a deaf athletic team was flying out to Taiwan. So she managed to get assigned to the flight. The deaf passengers were delighted. And if you are flying from Luton UK, look out for EasyJet’s Israeli flight attendant.
An iPad keyboard for disabled kids
Four employees of SAP Labs Israel have developed an interactive keyboard that disabled children at Beit Issie Shapiro can use in order to learn to type.
IDF medical unit for Palestinian Arabs
A newly designated IDF reserves company will focus entirely on providing medical care and humanitarian assistance to the Palestinian Arab population. They also will work closely with Palestinian Authority medical institutions to help develop PA medical infrastructure.
Israel Inside: Netafim
Worth watching this video from Jerusalem U featuring Israel’s Netafim and its drip irrigation system. Internationally, transforming unproductive land into flourishing agricultural centers.
Israeli bees save Japan’s crops
Israeli bumblebees are being sent to Japan to help make up for a lack of bees caused by increased use of pesticides in the rice fields. Israel’s Bio Bee firm, at Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu, ships the bees in spacious hives, each with an impregnated queen bee and 50 worker bees.
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