Good News Israel presents a large cycle path network for central Israel; the Zionist Muslim Arab mom and much more.
By: Michael Ordman
ISRAEL IS INCLUSIVE AND GLOBAL
Government to subsidize employment of disabled
The Israeli Government is implementing a NIS 5 million plus program to provide up to NIS 200,000 a year to any nonprofits and other “social enterprises” with at least five disabled workers. It will fund up to 50% of their first year salaries and 40% in the 2nd year.
Ethiopian-born Israeli becomes Associate Professor
Dr. Anbessa Teferra, an expert in Semitic linguistics at Tel Aviv University, is the first Ethiopian Israeli to be appointed a senior lecturer at an Israeli university. Dr Teferra immigrated to Israel in 1990 after completing his master’s degree in linguistics in Addis Ababa.
Huge cycle path network for Central Israel
Israel’s Ministry of Transport is to build 150km of bike paths in the next 4 years. They will cover Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Ramat Gan, Holon, Bat Yam, Petah Tikva, Givat Shmuel, Givatayim, Azur, Ramat Hasharon, Rishon Lezion, Ra’anana, Kfar Saba, Herzliya, Ramle, and Or Yehuda.
The Zionist, Muslim Arab mother and Masterchef contestant
All I can say is, “please watch this video”.
Syrians treated in Israel
Two recent reports on the Ziv Medical Center in Tzefat (Safed) Galilee, over two years since it started treating Syrians wounded in their civil war.
The 3rd most innovative country
An article by a World Economic Forum writers on the most Innovative countries. Israel comes 3rd as it spends more on R&D than any other country.
150,000 help Tel Aviv research
150,000 members of IBM World Community Grid donated processing power to help researchers at Tel Aviv University figure out how water interacts with nanotubes. The results can help lower the cost of water purification and develop better ways of delivering medicines into the bloodstream.
Sharing data on cyber criminals
US Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas visited Israel and signed an agreement with Dr. Eviatar Matania, Head of the Israel National Cyber Bureau, to deepen the exchange of data on digital intruders and digital defense tactics.
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