Rss - About Israel Information9/20/2014 3:16:22 AM60en-USMaking biofuel sugar from woodhttp://www.israelemb.org/boston/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Biofuel-sugar-from-wood.aspxThe Israeli company HCL Clean Tech is looking to convert wood chips into a high-value feedstock for biofuels and the plastics and chemicals industries.Tue, 03 Apr 2012 10:21:00 GMTMedical clownshttp://www.israelemb.org/boston/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Medical-clowns.aspxIsrael hosts an international congress to show other countries a new model for medical clowning as a recognized hospital therapy.Tue, 03 Apr 2012 10:31:52 GMTIsrael's humanitarian aidhttp://www.israelemb.org/boston/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-humanitarian-aid.aspxIsrael has a long-standing tradition of extending aid to alleviate hunger, disease and poverty, as well as in the wake of natural disasters and terrorist attacks beyond its borders.Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:47:48 GMTHolocaust Remembrance Dayhttp://www.israelemb.org/boston/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Holocaust-Remembrance-Day.aspxThe United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution introduced by Israel and designated January 27 as Holocaust Remembrance Day. Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:47:47 GMTAntisemitismhttp://www.israelemb.org/boston/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Anti-semitism.aspxAntisemitism is the oldest prejudice in the world and goes beyond geographical boundaries.Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:47:46 GMTIsrael in Figures 2011http://www.israelemb.org/boston/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-Figures-2011.aspxThe Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), responsible for the official statistics of Israel, has published an updated booklet on "Israel in Figures" for 2011.Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:47:47 GMTRighteous Among the Nationshttp://www.israelemb.org/boston/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Righteous-Among-the-Nations.aspxAt Yad Vashem, Israel's national Holocaust memorial, close to 24,000 persons from 45 countries have thus far been identified and honored, under a program created by law (1963).Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:47:49 GMTModels of Jerusalemhttp://www.israelemb.org/boston/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Models-Jerusalem.aspxOver the centuries, Jerusalem, held sacred by the three major monotheistic religions, has been a city of places of worship, community life and cultural development as well as a focus of conflict.Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:47:49 GMTYom HaShoah 2012http://www.israelemb.org/boston/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Yom-HaShoah-2012.aspxHolocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day is a national day of commemoration in Israel, on which the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust are memorialized.Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:47:50 GMTIsrael Independence Day 2012http://www.israelemb.org/boston/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-Independence-Day-2012.aspxRemembrance Day for the Fallen of Israel's Wars and Israel Independence Day - Israel celebrates 64 years of independence. Celebrate Independence Day with Israel - live!Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:47:48 GMTIsrael - Small but Outstandinghttp://www.israelemb.org/boston/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-Small-but-Outstanding.aspxVideo: Israel, a small country of outstanding beauty, is so many different things.Thu, 12 Jul 2012 21:12:16 GMTJerusalem: Top destinationhttp://www.israelemb.org/boston/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Jerusalem-Tourism-culture-sports.aspxJerusalem was selected as one of the top 25 most sought after destinations in 2011 in a survey held by the prestigious and popular website "Tripadvisor".Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:47:48 GMTThe Partition Plan - 65 years laterhttp://www.israelemb.org/boston/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Partition-Plan-65-years-later.aspxOn November 29, 1947 the UN General Assembly voted on the partition plan, and UNGA Resolution 181 was adopted by a vote of 33 to 13.Mon, 03 Dec 2012 20:20:53 GMTHigher Education in Israel - Selected data 2012http://www.israelemb.org/boston/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Higher-Education-in-Israel-Data-2012.aspxIn the course of the past two decades, higher education in Israel has been expanding - from 21 academic institutions with 88,800 students in 1989/90 to 70 institutions with 306,600 students in 2011/12.Mon, 03 Dec 2012 20:20:53 GMT