Rss - About Israel Information10/25/2014 10:07:26 AM60en-USMaking biofuel sugar from wood 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 clowns 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 aid 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 Day 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 GMTAntisemitism is the oldest prejudice in the world and goes beyond geographical boundaries.Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:47:46 GMTIsrael in Figures 2011 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 Nations 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 Jerusalem 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 2012 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 2012 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 Outstanding Israel, a small country of outstanding beauty, is so many different things.Thu, 12 Jul 2012 21:12:16 GMTJerusalem: Top destination 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 later 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 2012 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