Welcome to Tel Aviv! In the last few years T A has emerged as one of the top cities in the world to visit. As insiders, we’ve decided to give you a little taste of what we think makes the city so special. Is it the Mediterranean sea with its gorgeous beaches, the great restaurants, the creative culture, wild night life, stunning architecture, or the fact the city is one of the most innovative high-tech hubs in the world? Well yes, it’s all those things, but it’s something else too – the people.
Ornit Avidar, center, bringing Israeli water-tech to Africa. Developing African nations depend on Israeli technological, humanitarian, medical, ecological and agricultural advances in virtually every aspect of life. “I would submit that Israel is a light unto nations, just people who hate Israel don’t want to be bothered with the facts.”
Our regular photography contributor to israelseen is Assaf Erez. He is a devoted amateur photographer who possesses the uncanny ability of finding the odd moments and hidden gems around Tel Aviv. While some of his photos will be from outside of the city many are taken during his endless adventures throughout Tel Aviv and his Photos of Tel Aviv. Assaf is also a student of Spinoza and has much to say about him. We look forward to sharing his insights with everyone.
Caption: Pictured in center is Dr. Eli Lewis, a world-renowned expert on autoimmune disease and the director of the Clinical Islet Laboratory of the Department of Clinical Biochemistry & Pharmacology at Ben-Gurion University. Lewis may have a cure for Type 1 diabetes. Credit: Danny Machlis, Ben-Gurion University. good news from israel highlights include: An Israeli treatment is curing sufferers of Type 1 diabetes. Israeli doctors saved two Gaza mothers and their 3 babies. The Israeli app “CamMe” won the top award at the Mobile World Congress. Israel has completed tests of its system to protect civilian aircraft against missiles. Israeli water filters will produce clean drinking water for Angola. Almost a billion birds stop off in Israel during their annual migration. Continue Reading »