A few kilometers south of Jerusalem one can find an impressive cone shaped hill called “Herodium” or “Herodion” (in Hebrew), built by Herod the Great around 20 BCE.
For 150 years, the design of the traditional internal combustion engine has not been changed, apart from minor adjustments – until recently! The Israeli firm Aquarius Engines invented a highly efficient, lightweight combustion engine that uses a completely different approach and thus represents a real challenge to the traditional engine.
Yesterday, on the day of Tu B’Shvat, one could already find first blossoms on the almond trees. Tu B’Shvat, the 15th of the Hebrew month “Shvat”, is also called the “New Year of the Trees” and marks the beginning of the agricultural cycle in Israel. Traditionally, trees are planted on this day.
Last night, Mike Pence delivered a groundbreaking speech in the Israeli Knesset. His key message: ‘The United States of America stand with Israel and recognize Jerusalem as her capital.’ He explained it with the historic right of the Jewish people to this ancient land.
When, in February 2013, for the first time a wounded Syrian came to the Israeli border in order to ask for help, the Israeli army helped without questions. Since then, many Syrians were accepted into Israel to receive medical help.
Water is an inherently scarce resource in the Middle East – the more exemplary it is handled in the small country of Israel. Almost 90% of the waste water in Israel are reused. This is four times more than in any other country of the world, according to Gilad Erdan, minister of strategic planning and […]
Artist Udi Cain (Ehud Chaikin), from the famous Jewish-Hassidic Chaikin family, describes his artwork: “One of my sculptures stands on a small plaza near the main square of the commercial and industrial zone in the Talpiot neighborhood of Jerusalem. I built it as a tribute to the builders of Jerusalem from the times of the Kingdom of […]