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Why is it that whenever we experience droughts our first inclination is to pray? From Moses and the Israelites to today’s politicians, praying for rain seems to be a knee jerk reaction. Water shortages. Droughts. No rain. Many believe this constitutes cause to turn our eyes heavenwards and cry out to God to make it rain. Certainly it’s not shocking to read about Moses doing this multiple times during the Exodus from Egypt. Whether or not you are religious, as a...

Having retired from being a synagogue rabbi a few years back, there are times, like right now as Jews around the world head into Yom Kippur, when I truly miss it. Yom Kippur is a unique and amazing opportunity, both because it’s the largest turnout in a synagogue all year along, and also because it is such an introspective, sincere and open hearted holy day. For clergy like me, a passionate preacher from Nebraska, it was the spiritual Super Bowl and...

I want to share with you additional information and inspiration about Israel Ag-tech, Food-tech & Clean-tech, in anticipation of the upcoming welaunch Israel Ag-tech and Food-tech business development tour, May 6th - 10th, 2018, in conjunction with Israel’s leading agricultural/ food technology and investment conferences. We are currently accepting a limited number of registrations. This tour and conference will prove to be a direct pathway for Iowa farmers and companies looking for relevant and important technologies.  Check out these short videos to learn more...

Israel is the world's water superpower. There isn't a close second. That's impressive, but not nearly as impressive as the fact that Israel is mostly desert. Israel, however, does not rest there. Currently more than 150 countries actively use Israeli solutions – whether technology, training, or technical assistance – to help address their water problems. That is most impressive of all!   https://www.israel21c.org/can-israel-help-solve-cape-towns-water-crisis/...

“Are you a mountain person, desert person or an ocean person,” someone recently asked me?  As I stood there thinking about it i realized I’m none of the above. Although it may not be sexy, cool or all that popular, I’m a “wide open fields” kind of guy. Perhaps it’s because I grew up in Nebraska, literally across the street from corn fields. Maybe it’s because I went to school in Kansas, around the corner from endless fields of wheat. Or...

"Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil!" -Golda Meir Golda was right, Israel has no oil and very little by way of natural resources. However, necessity is indeed the mother of invention and Israelis, facing so many natural (and man-made-rough-neighborhood) challenges needs to invent it's own solutions. That's what Israeli's do. And nowhere is...