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The Power of the Brand

yoav@negevdirect.com 05/16/2011

Facebook is tremendously popular in Israel. Check out the statistics  here. Almost half of the county uses Facebook. And if you want further proof of popularity, here it is: Ha’aaretz reports that Lior and Vardit…

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Meanwhile, In Beersheva…

yoav@negevdirect.com 05/05/2011

  Ben-Gurion University researcher Alberto Bilenca, Ph.D., has been awarded a prestigious grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  Dr. Bilenca has developed a fast, low-cost device to accurately diagnose malaria in the field without having to draw…

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Salons for the Savvy Organization

yoav@negevdirect.com 03/29/2011

Today’s eJewish Philanthropy features an article by Susan Weidman Schneider, one of Lilith Magazines founders, on the concept on Salons. She writes…Salons, popular among intellectually curious and avant-garde Jewish women from the eighteenth century onward,…

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Chabad In Japan

yoav@negevdirect.com 03/22/2011

If anyone would like to donate money to Japan, our Chabad friends in Tokyo finally found time to put a donation site up. Here is the link: https://www.japanjewishrelief.com/ We have known Rabbi Senderovic for…

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Israel First to Set Up Field Hospital In Japan

yoav@negevdirect.com 03/21/2011

  This is a photograph of   Minami-sanriko, a fishing village in Northern Japan. Or what’s left of it. It’s now the site of the first foreign field hospital set up to aid the survivors of…

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How you can help Japan earthquake relief, right now

yoav@negevdirect.com 03/12/2011

Via: https://www.huliq.com “Here are some of the organizations accepting donations”: Convoy of Hope. The organization’s disaster response team is currently working with in-country partners affected by the damage to identify those needs that Convoy can satisfy…

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DoGooder Awards Promo 2011

yoav@negevdirect.com 02/22/2011

YouTube’s annual non-profit video award contest. The Case Foundation will give $2,500 grants to the winners of the four categories.

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Salvador Dali, Zionist

yoav@negevdirect.com 02/15/2011

Who knew? In 1968 Dali produced a limited edition set of 25 colored lithographs to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel. The title piece of the suite, reproduced…

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