COMET-ME was established to help some of the dozens of Palestinian villages that aren't hooked up to any electric grid. By setting up solar panels and wind turbines, the company provides power to villages that previously had none.
Ester Rada grew up as an average Israeli, but never felt like it. Her parents were from Ethiopia, so she never felt like she fit in. But now, having seen the world in the Israeli Army, she's become comfortable with who she is and channeling it into all of her work.
The authors Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer have drawn fierce criticism in the US for their book, "The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy,ï¿½ and some Jewish leaders have accused them of being anti-Semitic and anti-Israel
In Tel Aviv, one of the first things you notice is the city's large population of feral cats. Though the city has a program to spay and neuter them, it's small and doesn't target enough cats to reduce the population.
In Israel, don't expect to see as many stick-thin models in advertisements in the future. The Israeli government has passed a law banning use of models that are too thin and requiring disclosure if a model's appearance was modified to make her look thinner.