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How One Woman is Making Change for Israel’s At Risk Youth

Posted on March 19th, 2018
By Alex Weisler for eJewishPhilanthropy

As high-profile women around the world step into the spotlight for International Women’s Day, it’s critically important to remember those women at the grassroots who are changing individual lives and the course of the societies they live in.

Tali Eliyaou is one of those women, and today she is shaping the lives of young Israeli women, and others, at risk.

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WATCH: A Heartwarming Reunion Between a Palestinian Hero and the Jews He Rescued!

Posted on March 12th, 2018
From United with Israel

Watch as a brave Palestinian reunites with the Jews whose lives he saved after they were attacked upon entering an Arab neighborhood in Hebron!

In 2015, five Jewish students from Brooklyn entered the Palestinian neighborhood of Jabal Johar after having been misdirected there by the navigational system Waze on their way to the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.

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New wearable device gives 'sight' to the visually impaired

Posted on March 5th, 2018
Photo: OrCam



by Jenn Virskus for FromtheGrapevine

Tiny portable camera allows people to read newspapers, go shopping and recognize loved ones.

A new device made up of a tiny camera, an earpiece and a very powerful wearable computer could drastically improve the lives of some 21 million Americans living with a visual impairment.

OrCam is not primarily a mobility aid, so it won’t replace a cane, but what it can do is help a wearer recognize and interpret the world around them by reading printed text off a variety of surfaces and recognizing products and faces.

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Israeli researchers make major breakthrough in treatment of MS, Alzheimer’s, Crohn’s, and Colitis!

Posted on February 26th, 2018
From Israel Video Network

Criticize Israel all you want, but THIS is what they are really doing

Israel is on its way to curing some of the most well known diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Crohn’s disease. For such a small country, their constant medical breakthroughs are astonishing. And this recent one deserves a major applause. If the world wants to boycott Israel, then they don’t deserve to benefit from any of these medical advances, including this new one.

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Saving lives in the ICU through artificial intelligence

Posted on February 19th, 2018

Photo from Shutterstock


By Brian Blum for Israel21c

An Israeli venture capitalist’s personal tragedy brought him to a startup seeking to provide immediate health updates for fragile patients.


Two years ago, Gal Salomon’s mother developed sepsis during a stay in the hospital. “It was a big hospital with a lot of patients and no one saw or understood it was happening,” Salomon recalls bitterly. “We lost her after two days.”

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