Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone and polluting Israeli water as well.

Israel’s Galilee International Management Institute is to train 100 farmers from Kano state Nigeria, which is on the edge of the desert, and the existence of a 60-member search-and-rescue team wearing IDF uniforms in the Israeli-Arab town of Abu Gosh may surprise you.

The most serious problems affecting the planet include disease, hunger, drought, natural disasters and terrorism. Israel’s superb work to combat these menaces deserves far more publicity.