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Israel, aka “The Startup Nation,” is also known as "the Silicon Wadi," an Arabic pun on "the Silicon Valley," and rightly so. Many Israeli-Arabs and Palestinians are engaged in the thriving Israeli startup and high tech ecosystem, with certain cities like Nazareth leading the way. Absolutely, more attention, energy and resources need to be devoted to providing each of these groups pathways into the Startup Nation, along with many other minorities and/or marginalized groups - not only in Israel, but in the...

Tuesday was a historic day for Israel (though the vast majority of the world, even Israelis and Israel supporters have no idea what transpired).  On November 28th, the United Nations passed an Israeli resolution (141 to 1 with 34 abstentions) focused on utilizing Israel ag-tech (agricultural technologies) in addressing growing food and water sustainability issues. The UN, after all, has not historically been supportive of Israel (to say it mildly) and this vote was the most supported Israel resolution to date....