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Seeds of Peace inspires and cultivates new generations of global leaders in communities divided by conflict. We equip them with the skills and relationships they need to accelerate social, economic, and political changes essential for peace.

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At Eevah, we create beautiful jewelry with the desire to impact lives around the world. At the heart of our company is the passion to help children in under-resourced areas of the world.

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Helps Ministries (“Helps”) is a non-profit, inter-denominational Christian ministry headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina. Helps exists to “maximize mission impact” by providing professional services that strengthen Christian ministries worldwide.

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Through the provision of imperative, relevant and practical equipment, services and experiences Variety – the Children’s Charity and its supporters serve children who may fall through the cracks of government funding or other aid.
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Israel’s Ministry of Environmental Protection developed the Israeli Climate Change Information Center (ICCIC) to draw national attention to the growing issue of climate change and its reported negative effects on the environment and public health. The ICCIC focuses on the effects climate change is projected to have on urban planning, public health, biodiversity, and the economy.1 Because of Israel’s rapid increase in population and infrastructure, the country has difficulty controlling greenhouse gases and wildlife destruction.2 Israel faces severe air pollution due to the rapid industrialization, particularly in Tel Aviv and Ashdod .1

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1 http://www.sviva.gov.il/English/env_topics/climatechange/Adaptation/Pages/ClimateChangeInformationCenter.aspx

2 https://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/23/opinion/israels-looming-demographic-crisis.html?_r=0
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Israel News

ABC News 
He says the partnership is aimed at "stopping adversaries in networks and identifying ways to hold bad actors responsible." Bossert spoke at Israel's Cyber Week conference in Tel Aviv. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the conference that his ... See more..
The Guardian 
'On 11 June Avigdor Lieberman proudly announced that Israel was planning its greatest expansion of settlement homes since 1992.' Ramot in the occupied ... See more..
Washington Post 
JERUSALEM — The Israeli military says a projectile fired from the Gaza Strip has landed in southern Israel. The military said Monday the projectile fell in an open area and no one was hurt. The attack broke a period of relative calm and raised the ... See more..
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CNBC 
Familiar weaknesses in some parts of the education system and low productivity and efficiency in its traditional industries seem to hold back higher innovation ... See more..
Newsweek 
Kushner's team was angered by Abbas's failure to condemn the killing of an Israeli border policewoman two weeks ago by three Palestinians, in Jerusalem's Old City during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, according to the London-based Arabic daily ... See more..
Vox 
Reform and Conservative Jews in Israel and the West spent four years hammering out a deal with the Israeli government to expand access to the Western Wall. On Sunday the deal abruptly collapsed, raising new concerns about the Israeli ultra-Orthodox ... See more..
Washington Post 
JERUSALEM — The Israeli military on Sunday said it attacked a series of targets belonging to the Syrian military, after several projectiles from neighboring Syria landed in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights for a second day. The military said it ... See more..
Haaretz 
In the Israeli context, it should be noted that Trump just completed his first trip to Israel as president, which was considered a success. The poll was completed before Trump's visit to Israel, which was considered a success, meaning that his numbers ... See more..
Washington Examiner 
Benjamin Netanyahu is a former member of Israel's Sayeret Maktal special forces unit. Israel's equivalent of Delta Force. That job takes courage, intellect and professional skill. Sadly, today, Prime Minister Netanyahu is showing a deficiency of all three. See more..
Apollo Magazine 
In early October 2016, the Israel Antiquities Authority – which oversees the excavation, preservation, conservation and study of the country's antiquities – announced the dedication of the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein National Campus for the ... See more..
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Geography

Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon
Area

Total 20,770 sq km
Land 20,330 sq km
Water 440 sq km

Climate

temperate; hot and dry in southern and eastern desert areas
Natural Resources

timber, potash, copper ore, natural gas, phosphate rock, magnesium bromide, clays, sand ;
Natural Hazards

sandstorms may occur during spring and summer; droughts; periodic earthquakes
Current Environmental Issues

limited arable land and natural freshwater resources pose serious constraints; desertification; air pollution from industrial and vehicle emissions; groundwater pollution from industrial and domestic waste, chemical fertilizers, and pesticides

Demographics

Nationality
Israeli
Population
7,707,042 (July 2013 est.)
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Finances

Israel has a technologically advanced market economy. Its major imports include crude oil, grains, raw materials, and military equipment. Cut diamonds, high-technology equipment, and pharmaceuticals are among the leading exports. Israel usually posts sizable trade deficits, which are covered by tourism and other service exports, as well as significant foreign investment inflows. The global financial crisis of 2008-09 spurred a brief recession in Israel, but the country entered the crisis with solid fundamentals - following years of prudent fiscal policy and a resilient banking sector. The economy has recovered better than most advanced, comparably sized economies. In 2010, Israel formally ...See More acceded to the OECD. Israel's economy also has weathered the Arab Spring because strong trade ties outside the Middle East have insulated the economy from spillover effects. Natural gasfields discovered off Israel's coast during the past two years have brightened Israel''s energy security outlook. The Leviathan field was one of the world''s largest offshore natural gas finds this past decade, and production from the Tama field is expected to meet all of Israel''s natural gas demand beginning mid-2013. In mid-2011, public protests arose around income inequality and rising housing and commodity prices. The government formed committees to address some of the grievances but has maintained that it will not engage in deficit spending to satisfy populist demands. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$252.8 billion (2012 est.); $245.2 billion (2011 est.); $234.4 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

19.2% of GDP (2012 est.); 19% of GDP (2011 est.); 18.4% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

citrus, vegetables, cotton; beef, poultry, dairy products
Industries

high-technology products (including aviation, communications, computer-aided design and manufactures, medical electronics, fiber optics), wood and paper products, potash and phosphates, food, beverages, and tobacco, caustic soda, cement, construction, metals products, chemical products, plastics, diamond cutting, textiles, footwear