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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.

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

10 ways Israel’s water expertise is helping the world

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Using ingenuity to overcome its serious water challenges, Israel has become the go-to expert for a world facing an impending water crisis. This year’s WATEC  expo and conference, to be held in September in Tel Aviv, is expected to attract 10,000 stakeholders from 90 countries seeking Israeli solutions for water issues. Israel exports $2.2 billion annually in water … Read More

Joint U.S.-Israeli Study Offers New Understanding of Parkinson’s Disease

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Researchers from the Technion and Harvard are offering a new theory on how Parkinson’s disease develops that could change the way the neurological disease is treated. Associate Professor Simone Engelender of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and her colleague Ole Isacson at Harvard Medical School say the toxic protein behind Parkinson’s may not spread like … Read More

Intel to buy Mobileye for $15 billion in largest purchase of Israeli tech

Monday, March 13, 2017

US giant Intel Corp. said Monday that it has agreed to buy Mobileye, a Jerusalem-based developer of advanced vision and driver assistance systems, for $15.3 billion in a move the American chipmaker hopes will position it as a leading technology player in the fast-growing self-driving car market. Mobileye develops the sensors and artificial intelligence that … Read More