Can Virtual Reality Bring Palestinians And Jews Closer Together?

Posted on December 17th, 2018
By Naomi Zeveloff for The Forward


Raji Sabateen, 56, lives in the village of Husan in the Palestinian West Bank, a place where few Israelis dare to visit. But over the past five months, thousands of Israelis have spent time inside Sabateen’s home through the power of virtual reality.


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Israeli Scientist Wins EU Innovation Award For Breath Test Device That Detects Diseases

Posted on December 10th, 2018
By NoCamels Team 


Israeli Professor Hossam Haick of the Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology was awarded the European Commission Innovation Prize last week for his invention of the SNIFFPHONE, a device that uses nanotechnology sensors to analyze particles on the breath and is able to pinpoint to exact diseases, like certain kinds of cancer, pulmonary and even the early stages of neurodegenerative diseases.

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Brooke Goldstein calls out Airbnb’s illegal discrimination against Israel

Posted on December 3rd, 2018
By Leah Rosenberg for IsraelUnwired


Airbnb made a terrible decision and chose to boycott Israel. Brooke Goldstein calls them out for doing something completely illegal.


Airbnb’s Discriminatory Decision
Airbnb is, or rather was, a popular company that people use to book lodging in homes and in places all across the world.

Jews use them. Israelis use them. Or maybe in past tense it should be “USED.”


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Hanukkah just isn’t Hanukkah without the Jewish donut

Posted on November 26th, 2018
By ISRAEL21c Video Crew

 


Comedian Yuval Haklai takes a whimsical look at the popular Jewish holiday of Hanukkah in Israel.

(You can almost taste those sufganiyot!)


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Israeli device lets wheelchair-bound groom stand under chuppah

Posted on November 19th, 2018
By Abigail Klein Leichman for Israel21c


‘You made our night as close as possible to perfection,’ writes newlywed to makers of the UPnRIDE smart wheelchair, soon to go on the market.


Forty days before his marriage, a wheelchair-bound Israeli man named Adir wrote to UPnRIDE Robotics sharing his dream to stand under the chuppah (wedding canopy) with his bride, Liat.

CEO Oren Tamari invited Adir to company headquarters in Yokne’am Illit to try the UPnRIDE 1.1 mobility device, now in transition from research-and-development to market.

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