The Israeli-manufactured Elbit Systems Hermes 450 aircraft took off from North Dakota's Hillsboro airport to start a summer-long project that will take pictures of farmland in the fertile Red River Valley. The test is meant to determine whether the large drone is more efficient than other, smaller drones to capture imagery of agricultural land.
Recently, the BBC erased the name of Israel, Jews and Israeli companies from a program discussing the use of genetics to improve the drought resistance of wheat. So I decided to unmask some of Israel's global activities that benefit the world.
The Sabbatical Year (Shmita) in Israel is finally here... But can a modern nation disregard their fields for an entire year? Observing the laws of shmita is a test of faith and an opportunity to reaffirm one's commitment to God.