Israeli architect Haim Dotan designed the world’s highest and longest transparent glass bridge spanning China’s Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon; Israel’s latest political reshuffle has brought the number of women lawmakers to a 33 – an all-time high, and much more.
I usually publicize the positive achievements of the Jewish State. This week, however, I want to illustrate that much of Israel’s work also goes into counteracting the negative side of life in the modern world.
Israel’s Elbit has developed a system that repels terrorist missiles launched at commercial airliners and Israel’s StoreDot has promised that by May 2016 it will be able to recharge an electric vehicle from zero to 100% in 5 minutes.
Beyond protecting Israel’s citizens, Israeli soldiers embrace another role: serving as a source of relief for people around the world. From Japan to Haiti, from Nepal to the Philippines and more, Israel's soldiers have worked miracles and saved lives.