Fiji has received 12 portable solar generators from Israel to address the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Winston; Billed as the largest clearinghouse of its type, a new website has plenty of resources to counter the lies of those who want to boycott the Jewish State, and much more.
By: Michael Ordman
ISRAEL IS INCLUSIVE AND GLOBAL
Solar generators for Fiji
Fiji has received 12 portable solar generators from Israel to address the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Winston that had left a path of massive devastation in the Pacific island nation earlier this year. Fijian Minister Inia Seruiratu thanked Israel for its work in the reconstruction process.
Beating BDS with facts
Billed as the largest clearinghouse of its type, this new website has plenty of resources to counter the lies of those who want to boycott the Jewish State. http://israelandtheacademy.org/
Linked to Life
Israeli charity Ezer Mizion has set up a What’s App group called Linked to Life. Members post urgent requests and other members find solutions. Like getting medication from Israel to LA in 24 hours. Or take a disabled Jerusalem boy’s crutches to Tel Aviv for repair and return within the same day.
Christians successful in Israel
Jonathan Elkhoury advocates for the Christian Empowerment Council (CEC) in Israel. “The Christian society is one of the successful minorities in Israel. There are people in high positions in education, in hospitals, courts – everywhere you look you will find a Christian in a high position.”
New Scottish parliament pro-Israel group
Members of the Scottish Parliament from all parties, with the exception of the Scottish Greens, will be represented on the ‘Building Bridges with Israel’ cross-party group, which aims to establish closer cultural, academic and economic links with the country.
Medical aid to Vietnam
The Israeli Embassy to Vietnam sponsored humanitarian and medical aid to 8,300 needy Vietnamese citizens in remote Kon Tum province. The program was conducted by Family Medical Practice – a chain of clinics in Vietnam founded and headed by an Israeli physician, Dr. Rafi Kot.
International wildlife award
Rony Malka of the Israel Nature and Parks Authority received a 2016 Clark R. Bavin Wildlife Law Enforcement Award at the 17th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Israeli cleantech at the UN
Israeli companies recently presented at the United Nations to 700 representatives of African countries. This article gives more details, and also reports that Israel’s Energiya Global signed a Memorandum of Understanding to install Liberia’s first ever solar field.
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