Israel News Roundup – MAY 2017

June 5, 2017 - 4 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. New Israeli Technology Lets You Grow Organic Vegetables at Home

By Video Manager May 15, 2017 , 6:30 am

Soil-free and fertilizer-free, this method is even apartment-friendly! Israeli innovation has done it again!

SOURCEBreaking Israel News

2. Israel’s Aerospace Tech Wows at Aero-India Showcase 2017


3. A David & Goliath Story Come To Life

BYNOA AMOUYAL   MAY 18, 2017 17:07

For Gordon Robertson, CEO of the Christian Broadcasting Network, the Six Day War was much more than a historical event. Although Robertson was only nine years old at the time and lived 6,000 miles away from where the bloodshed occurred, the events of that summer in Jerusalem had a profound effect on him.

“I vividly remember my father sitting all of us down and explaining to us the biblical significance of what had just occurred,” Robertson told The Jerusalem Post.

SOURCE: The Jerusalem Post


BYHERB KEINON MAY 23, 2017 00:01

First sitting US president ever to visit the Western Wall.

Saudi Arabia has a “very positive” feeling toward Israel, US President Donald Trump said in Jerusalem on Monday, indicating in various public statements that this will be a key ingredient in his new efforts to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

“I just left Saudi Arabia,” Trump said in public comments with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the King David Hotel, at the second of their three meetings on Monday.

SOURCE: The Jerusalem Post

5. Yarok food safety system wins UN Innovation award

MAY 10, 2017

Israeli tech system to enable fresh food producers in developing countries to detect hazardous bacteria quickly, with results in 45 minutes.

Yarok Technology Transfer, an innovation-based developer of fast, accurate tests for the food industry, today announced it has received the United Nations International Award 2017 for “Innovative Ideas and Technology on Agribusiness.”

The Jerusalem company was honored for its fast testing system that is able to detect the presence of dangerous bacteria in food in just 45 minutes.

SOURCEIsrael 21c – Uncovering Israel

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