Good News Israel presents Cyber education for Israeli schoolchildren; Israel’s female Muslim bus driver and much more.
By: Michael Ordman
ISRAEL IS INCLUSIVE AND GLOBAL
Cyber education for Israeli schoolchildren
Israel’s Science and Technology Ministry has signed a deal with Lockheed Martin to produce educational curricula in science and technology, with an emphasis on teaching the principles of cyber-security. Minister Danny Danon said, “Ensuring that all children have an opportunity to learn science and technology is essential to the future of Israel.”
Israel’s female Muslim bus driver
You may not have heard about this before, but Soheila Fedila, a 44-year-old mother of four, has been a public bus driver for three years. Soheila is a religious Muslim – she always dresses modestly and wears a hijab during work hours. She currently drives a “Metropolin” bus in Kfar-Saba.
Dr. Qanta Ahmed awarded Technion fellowship
On her seventh visit to the Israel, Dr. Qanta Ahmed received an Honorary Fellowship from Israel’s Technion, for her tireless and courageous battle for human rights in the Muslim world, her vigorous opposition to radical Islam and her friendship with Israel.
Save “at risk” ecology – buy the land
Israeli environmentalist Professor Uri Shanas of Haifa University is raising $25,000 to launch “This is my Earth” – a crowd-sourced website that buys up land at risk of ecological disaster. If successful, “This is my Earth” members would vote on which biodiverse areas should be purchased.
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