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Technology

The Bible describes Israel as a light unto the nations, and modern Israel has lived up to that description. The innovative discoveries and technologies coming out of Israel continue to revolutionize our world. In nearly every scientific field, Israel’s inventors and entrepreneurs are on the cutting edge. These technological advancements are saving lives and transforming the way nations address critical challenges. From fighting cancer to eliminating hunger, Israel’s technology is one of the primary ways the nations of the world are blessed through the Jewish state.

Israel Is the Key to Solving the World’s Water Crisis

Saturday, April 29, 2017

During the 20th century, the world saw the greatest population boom in human history. The annual growth rate of the world’s population stands at 1.6 percent and the world population is expected to grow from 8 billion to 10 billion by the year 2100. The need to fix our ever-growing water shortage has never been … Read More

Programmed proteins may make malaria vaccine possible

Thursday, April 20, 2017

A malaria vaccine based on stabilized proteins could be used in tropical places where there is no refrigeration. Despite decades of malaria research, the disease still afflicts hundreds of millions and kills around half a million people each year – most of them children in tropical regions. The best deterrent would be a vaccine composed … Read More

Extracting water from air, Israeli firm looks to quench global thirst

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Water-Gen Ltd., an Israeli company whose technology captures humidity in order to make drinking water out of air, is not likely to experience the cash-flow squeeze that afflicts many fast-growing companies. \That’s because Russian-Israeli entrepreneur and billionaire Michael Mirilashvili, who is also the vice president of the World Jewish Congress, bought control of the company … Read More

Israelis develop a blood test to diagnose lung cancer

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The new test is able to diagnose the disease long before it spreads in the body, thus increasing the chance of survival, as many patients usually die within a few months of the diagnosis. Each year, approximately 1.8 million new lung cancer patients are diagnosed, a 1.59 million of whom will die within the first … Read More

Israeli scientists find way to detect polio outbreaks earlier

Monday, April 3, 2017

Israeli scientists have developed an improved model for detecting the polio virus before it spreads and causes an outbreak, Ben- Gurion University of the Negev said Monday Researchers from the Beersheba university described in a paper published last Wednesday in “Science Translational Medicine” their new methodology, which uses levels of the virus in sewage waste … Read More

These Riveting Photos Show Israelis Helping Africans Find Clean Water

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

‘Unsafe water kills more people than war.” This statement caught me off guard. “In 2017? Really?” I thought to myself. Yet hundreds and millions of Africans lack access to clean drinking water, resulting in famine, poverty and many deaths, facts those of us who take clean water for granted should contemplate as we mark World Water … Read More

Christians United For Israel visits United Hatzalah to learn how lifesaving is uniting the people of Israel

Monday, March 27, 2017

Last week, a special delegation from Christians United for Israel (CUFI) visited the headquarters of United Hatzalah (UH) in Jerusalem to learn about Hatzalah’s lifesaving, all-volunteer, emergency medical services (EMS) model, and to see firsthand how the Hatzalah model is uniting the peoples of Israel in the joint cause of saving lives. Randy Neal, the … Read More

Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource

Monday, March 27, 2017

Transformed in recent years into a blossoming oasis, the former eyesore of the Gush Dan region is now not only hosting hikers on its lush green paths, but is also generating usable energy. This week, officials launched a refuse derived fuel (RDF) plant at the Hiriya Recycling Park – a waste sorting and recycling plant … Read More