Specialist Israeli doctors are in Romania to help treat some of the 140 victims of burns sustained in a Bucharest nightclub fire that killed at least 45 others, and the IDF, and business to help disadvantaged children learn math and develop good study habits.
By: Michael Ordman
ISRAEL IS INCLUSIVE AND GLOBAL
Israeli medics help Romania treat fire victims
Specialist Israeli doctors are in Romania to help treat some of the 140 victims of burns sustained in a Bucharest nightclub fire that killed at least 45 others. The Israeli team brought a product called NexoBrid, which replaces surgery in severe burn cases.
Teaching top math skills to deprived children
Israel’s Tovanot B’Chinuch program enrolls volunteers from hi-tech, the IDF, and business to help children learn math and develop good study habits. The program focuses on children from poorer families, even providing sandwiches to ensure they have sufficient nutrition to concentrate.
Abbas’s brother-in-law gets life-saving heart surgery in Israel
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’s brother-in-law underwent life-saving heart surgery at the Assuta Medical Center in northern Tel Aviv’s Ramat Hachayal neighborhood. The surgery was successful and he was said to be recovering in intensive care.
Jordanian plane makes emergency landing in Tel Aviv
A Royal Jordanian Airbus 320 from Dubai in the UAE to Amman made an emergency landing at Ben-Gurion Airport due to poor weather and low fuel. The UAE has no diplomatic relations with Israel. Airport staff gave passengers snacks while they waited to take off.
Tel Aviv and Berlin sign game-changing agreement
The cities of Tel Aviv and Berlin have launched a startup exchange program. They will be offering free co-working spaces, advice on visas, regulations and legal issues as well as one-on-one mentoring assistance for interested startups.
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