Iran Threatens to Turn Tel Aviv, Haifa into Dust

This threat came just days after his successor, senior Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards commander Gholamali Abuhamzeh threatened on Saturday to attack U.S. military vessels and “vital American targets,” as well as Israel

Koolulam – One Day – Mattisyahu

Today is World Radio Day. Koolulam’s version of One Day by Matisyahu was chosen by UNESCO and the European Broadcasting Union to be broadcast by more than 2,000 radio stations worldwide as part of this year’s theme – Dialogue, Tolerance, and Peace. Today also marks exactly one year since 3,000 people came together to sing One […]

Ten Hidden Gems in Haifa

The best-kept secrets in this beautiful northern Mediterranean beach town are delicious, intriguing and filled to the brim with culture and fun.

Haifa and Atlanta Advance Israeli Medical Technology

A promising partnership between Israel’s Rambam Medical Center and and the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) at Georgia’s Institute of Technology in the US will make it possible for Israeli scientists to produce and sell new medical technology better and faster. The two sides agreed to set up a medical technology incubator for Israeli-based companies in Atlanta.

Intel and Haifa’s Technion Join Forces to Help Machines Think Like Humans

Machines have for centuries worked for humankind, but can they also think for us? It seems they can, and this amazing but potentially frightening development is called artificial (or machine) intelligence (AI). Unlike natural human or animal intelligence, AI devices survey their surroundings and take aim at a target, imitating human learning, problem solving and carrying out other types of cognitive functions.

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Israel Flowing with Milk and Honey… And Beer

A Stanford University-led study of three 13,000-year-old stone mortars discovered near a graveyard site called the Raqefet Cave, in the Carmel Mountains near Haifa, identified ancient beer residue that is believed to be between 11,700 to 13,700 years old. The mortars are attributed to Natufians, a semi-nomadic group of people who lived in the Levant between the Paleolithic and Neolithic periods.