Israel News Roundup – JAN 2019

January 31, 2019 - 3 minutes read

Welcome to Pillar & Cloud’s Israel News Roundup for this month. Below are some interesting articles we came across and wanted to share with our P&C community.

1. WATCH: 5 Ways Israel Combats Water Scarcity

Check out the unique technologies that enabled Israel to become a global water powerhouse over the years.

Water sources and accessibility are emerging as some of the most pressing issues humanity will face in the near future. With global warming and climate change, water sources are becoming more scarce, and nations around the world are encountering mounting water-related difficulties.

One tiny country in the middle of a desert has found remarkable solutions.

Israel is world-famous for its advanced water technologies, which can provide solutions to even the driest and most barren areas on earth. Check out these unique systems.

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SOURCE: United With Israel

2. WATCH: ‘Why I Stopped Being a Muslim Anti-Semite’

British activist Ed Husain used to be a Muslim anti-Semite, but he argues that he totally misunderstood Islam.

British activist Ed Husain was a former Muslim extremist that grew up hating Jewish people and, by extension, Israel, even though he was raised in the UK–a free democratic country.

He dug deeper into Islamic spirituality as well as Judaism and now offers a fresh and daring perspective on the way forward.

A must-watch!

3. WATCH: Are Israeli ‘Settlements’ Legal?

Do Israeli “settlements” violate international law? A leading expert on the topic says they don’t. Why? Watch the video! Do the so-called Israeli “settlements” violate international law? Could they be preventing the formation of a Palestinian state?

Professor Eugene Kontorovich, of Northwestern University, an expert on international law and the Arab-Israeli conflict, says they don’t!

Why? Watch the video!