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The Overseas Education Department's Kits

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Israeli Inventions Activity Kit

Israeli Inventions Activity Kit

Created by the KKL-JNF for teenagers and adults, this 95 minute long activity will introduce participants to Israeli inventions, strengthen their connection to Israel through the world of Israeli innovation, and

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KKL-JNF Doing

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KKL-JNF 2040: Moving to the Land of Tomorrow

KKL-JNF 2040: Moving to the Land of Tomorrow

KKL-JNF presents a detailed vision of the intra-Israeli relocation of one and a half million residents to the Negev and the Galilee. KKL-JNF will turn the Negev and the Galilee

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E-learning

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Wealth Inequality in Israel: 2nd Highest Among OECD Countries

Wealth Inequality in Israel: 2nd Highest Among OECD Countries

This brief video [01:34] from i24News, an Israel based international news channel, reports that in 2016 Israel was ranked among the 34 OECD countries (Organization for Economic Co-oeperation and Development)

Israel’s Water Supply: From Shortage to Surplus

Israel’s Water Supply: From Shortage to Surplus

In this video [07:57] produced by PBS NewsHour, Martin Fletcher reports on how Israel has increased its water supply dramatically in just a few years. Israel has incorporated water recycling,

Dan Senor: How Israel Became a Leader in Business Innovation

Dan Senor: How Israel Became a Leader in Business Innovation

In this CNBC news segment (06:46), Dan Senor, co author of Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle, discusses some of the unique factors that have helped Israel become a

How Did Israel Become the Start-Up Nation?

How Did Israel Become the Start-Up Nation?

Produced by VisuakPolitik, a YouTube channel about global politics and international events, this video (09:33) explores how a country as small and turbulent as Israel managed to become one of the world’s

Israel: Start-Up Nation for All…Or Is It?

Israel: Start-Up Nation for All…Or Is It?

Produced by Appleseeds Academy, an Israeli nonprofit that aims to bridge the digital divide between the Start-Up Nation and Israel’s geographic and social periphery, this video (01:38) questions whether Israel

Israeli Arabs Seeking Greater Share in Country’s Start-up Success

Israeli Arabs Seeking Greater Share in Country’s Start-up Success

In this article from Business Insider, Tova Cohen discusses some of the factors that limit Arab Israelis from succeeding in the tech sector of the Start-Up Nation, including scarce funding,

Community Collaboration: The Secret of Israel’s Hi-Tech Success

Community Collaboration: The Secret of Israel’s Hi-Tech Success

From collaborative co-working spaces to informal mentorship programs, this short video (02:06) attributes Israel’s success as a Start Up Nation to the willingness of successful entrepreneurs to share their ideas, knowledge

Failure: The Surprising Fuel in Israel’s Startup Engine

Failure: The Surprising Fuel in Israel’s Startup Engine

In this article from ISRAEL21c, Abigail Klein Leichman shows how the attitude of Israel’s Start-Up industry toward failure contributes to its ultimate success. Interviews with some of Israel’s most successful

Economic Freedom: The Key to the Start-Up Nation’s Success

Economic Freedom: The Key to the Start-Up Nation’s Success

Providing a brief economic history of the State of Israel, this video (03:50) shows how Israel’s shift from a socialist state to a free-market economy based on Milton Friedman’s school of

Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World

Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World

In this inspiring video (06:18), Avi Jorisch, entrepreneur and author of Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World, explores the disproportionate role Israel plays in creating innovative solutions to some of

Innovation in Israel & the Palestinian Territories

Innovation in Israel & the Palestinian Territories

Produced by WIRED UK, a publication about life-changing people, trends and ideas, this video (18:58) is this the first of five in a documentary series about the tech industry in

How to use the Start-Up Nation Finder

How to use the Start-Up Nation Finder

This short video [01:36] by Start-up Nation Central, shows users how to navigate the Start-up Nation Finder, a free online platform which offers up-to-date information on Israel’s innovation ecosystem. The site

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Anecdotes

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Infographic: Israeli Innovation Must Break New Ground

Infographic: Israeli Innovation Must Break New Ground

From an article from the Israel Innovation Authority about how Israeli innovation must break new ground in order to benefit all citizens, sectors, regions and spheres of life, this infographic

Infographic: Tel Aviv’s Start-Up Ecosystem

Infographic: Tel Aviv’s Start-Up Ecosystem

From an article from NoCamels about Tel Aviv’s start-up ecosystem, this infographic presents a visual map of the city’s tech scene, including the number of start-up companies, international R&D centers, accelerators

7 Life-Changing Israeli Inventions

7 Life-Changing Israeli Inventions

Produced by the official YouTube Channel of the State of Israel, this humorous video (02:12) highlights seven innovative Israeli inventions that are changing the world in the fields of medical technology,

Created in Israel, Part of Your Life

Created in Israel, Part of Your Life

Produced by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this humorous video (01:42) reveals how many Israeli inventions an average person benefits from in his daily life without even realizing it, from cherry

Infographic: How Did Israel Become the Start-Up Nation?

Infographic: How Did Israel Become the Start-Up Nation?

Created by OneRagtime based on the book Start Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle, this post presents a useful infographic that clearly depicts some of the major factors that

Seeds Tech-Entrepreneurial Program: Working Toward Equality in the Start-Up Sector

Seeds Tech-Entrepreneurial Program: Working Toward Equality in the Start-Up Sector

Created by Seeds Tech-Entrepreneurial Program, a start-up accelerator that trains aspiring entrepreneurs from Israel’s social and geographic periphery, this document summarizes the inequality of Israel’s tech start-up industry and shows how

Why Is Israel Called the Start-Up Nation?

Why Is Israel Called the Start-Up Nation?

This short video (01:29) presents some of the statistics that have led to Israel’s global reputation as the Start-Up nation, as well as the impact of mandatory military service in

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