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How to set up a field hospital in 12 hours

How to set up a field hospital in 12 hours


When disaster strikes, Israel’s government, army and aid agencies are among the first to send material and expert assistance, whether it’s earthquakes in Haiti, Turkey and Nepal, tsunamis in Sri Lanka and Japan, a typhoon in the Philippines or other mass disasters in India, Mexico, El-Salvador, Greece, Rwanda, Armenia, Indonesia and New Guinea.

If local hospitals are out of commission or overwhelmed, the Israel Defense Forces can get a field hospital functioning within 12 hours of arriving at the setup site, an awe-inspiring feat of logistics unmatched by other countries.


A date with Israel's start-up 'shadchan'

A date with Israel's start-up 'shadchan'IN 2003, Jeremy Lustman began working at the Washington, DC metro area’s DLA Piper law firm. Young and motivated, he could have never predicted the market crash that arrived in 2007. By 2009, Lustman had seen many of his colleagues laid off. While he was still gainfully employed, he too had a lot more time on his hands. Rather than sit around and wait for his name to come across the chopping block, Lustman decided to pitch his way to success.

Israeli wine exports up by 6%

Israeli wine exports up by 6%TEL AVIV — As the Israeli wine industry continues to expand, more international markets are opening up to what Israel’s winemakers have to offer. The 2016 Sommelier Wine Exhibition, organized by the Israel Export Institute (IEI), featured 80 Israeli wineries that displayed their goods in Tel Aviv’s Culture Palace on Wednesday, Jan. 27. The exhibition drew representatives from around the world, with several signing contracts with Israeli wineries.

Reviving a derelict Tel Aviv neighborhood

Reviving a derelict Tel Aviv neighborhoodTEL AVIV — The teeming blocks around this city’s New Central Bus Station are anything but scenic. Packed with humanity at every hour of the day, they are dizzying monuments to urban blight: equal parts graffiti, chaotic traffic and bustling, black-market commerce. So on a sunny Friday last month, just across the street from the labyrinth-like station — a hulking seven-story monolith where entire floors lay abandoned — it was a surprise to find the gates of a thriving urban garden thrown...

'Facon' among innovations at Kosherfest

'Facon' among innovations at Kosherfest CHANUKAH EDITION 5776 SECTION B PAGE 8 SECAUCUS, NJ — Walking around the exhibitors’ hall at Kosherfest, the annual kosher food trade show, is like finding yourself at the most intense synagogue kiddush reception you could imagine. There’s plenty of food of every kind, from blintzes to hot dogs to nutritional supplements. There are loads of people. Everywhere you turn, someone is elbowing you in the gut. Most of Kosherfest’s attendees come for business — food company representativ...

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