If one follows the general media coverage of Israel, one could conclude that the country consists only of soldiers, terrorist attacks and the eternal conflict with the Palestinians. But anyone who actually is there can convince himself that this is far from the truth.
Month: February 2018
US Embassy to move to Jerusalem already in May
Surprisingly, the US Embassy move to Jerusalem will already take place in May this year. Two Trump administration officials said, that the ribbon cutting is likely to take place on May 14th, Israel’s 70th Day of Independence.
Israeli firm invents highly efficient engine
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.
Iranian Drone enters Israeli airspace in the North
Saturday morning an Iranian drone entered Israeli airspace near the Syrian border. It was shot down by an Israeli Apache helicopter. The IAF started as response to the severe violation of air sovereignty an attack on the Iranian base in Syria that had launched the drone. During the operation, the IAF was shot at by […]
“Bridge of Peace”: Extension of train route Haifa – Jordan
Transportation minister announces plans to build 15-million-shekel train route that will connect the Israeli port in Haifa with Jordan. The planned connection is to be expanded later to Saudi Arabia for a total of 2 billion shekel.
First almond blossoms in Israel
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.