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Closing the Funding Gap, Promoting the Innovation Chain

Joseph Klafter | Posted 09.22.2015 | College
Joseph Klafter

Leading universities are responding to an increasingly competitive environment for both public and private sector funding by doing what they do best: utilizing their entrepreneurial know-how and implementing novel strategies to reinvent themselves as centers of innovation.

Engineering Girls' Passion for STEM

Victoria Juarez | Posted 06.18.2015 | Education
Victoria Juarez

Nobel Peace Prize winner and education activist Malala Yousafzai is quoted with saying, "Every girl deserves to take part in creating the technology that will change our world and change who runs it."

Start Me Up

Julie Gray | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact
Julie Gray

For the uninitiated, Start Up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle is a bestselling book about the phenomena of start up innovation in Israel. It's a weirdly fascinating read, even for non-techies.

Tel Aviv University Researchers Find Sharp Spike In Global Anti-Semitism

USA Today / Religion News Service | Kim Hjelmgaard | Posted 04.17.2015 | Religion

The number of violent anti-Semitic attacks around the world surged nearly 40 percent last year, according to a report released Wednesday by researcher...

Boycotting the Boycott: Sanity Prevails

Gail Reiss | Posted 03.18.2014 | College
Gail Reiss

College campuses are the natural home of free thought. A boycott not only violates that freedom, it stifles the global dialogue and collaboration that Israeli universities actively engage in.

New Discovery Could Help Reverse The Aging Process

Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

A new genetic discovery suggests the battle against aging could be as simple as flipping a switch. Studies have shown calorie restriction can be ...

Ancient Trove Unearthed Near Armageddon Site

AP | DANIELA BERRETTA | Posted 07.25.2012 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel -- Israeli archaeologists have discovered a rare trove of 3,000-year-old jewelry, including a ring and earrings, hidden in a ceramic ...

WATCH: Beetle Eats Toad

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.23.2011 | Green

Apparently for this beetle, happiness is a warm toad. In a recent study, Tel Aviv University researchers found that a species of ground beetle can ...

A Minnesota College Newspaper Editor on Israel-Hamas Conflict, from Tel Aviv

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karin Kloosterman

There are 6 sets of parents in America right now who might be wishing that their kids weren't college newspaper editors.

Shepherd on a Mission

David Suissa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Suissa

If ever there were an Israeli who could lead Israel to peace with its Arab neighbors, it might be the Israeli diplomat I met the other day in the lobby of the Century Plaza Hotel.

Anti-Semitism In Europe HIt High In 2009, Says Report

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The worldwide increase in anti-Semitic attacks following Israel's 2009 incursion into Gaza hit the U.K. and France the hardest compared to all other E...

A Christmas Present from Israel: A Bloodless Medical Exam

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

Thanks to new research, unnecessary and uncomfortable medical and psychological tests can now be replaced with a pencil and paper -- and can provide a much more accurate forecast.

The Next Wonder Drug? Just Ask Mother Nature

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

I talk with scientific researchers every day, and can't help but notice a growing trend: what was once relegated to the realm of naturopaths, witchdoc...