How One Woman is Making Change for Israel’s At Risk Youth
By Alex Weisler for eJewishPhilanthropy
As high-profile women around the world step into the spotlight for International Women’s Day, it’s critically important to remember those women at the grassroots who are changing individual lives and the course of the societies they live in.
Tali Eliyaou is one of those women, and today she is shaping the lives of young Israeli women, and others, at risk.
WATCH: A Heartwarming Reunion Between a Palestinian Hero and the Jews He Rescued!
From United with Israel
Watch as a brave Palestinian reunites with the Jews whose lives he saved after they were attacked upon entering an Arab neighborhood in Hebron!
In 2015, five Jewish students from Brooklyn entered the Palestinian neighborhood of Jabal Johar after having been misdirected there by the navigational system Waze on their way to the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.
New wearable device gives 'sight' to the visually impaired
by Jenn Virskus for FromtheGrapevine
Tiny portable camera allows people to read newspapers, go shopping and recognize loved ones.
A new device made up of a tiny camera, an earpiece and a very powerful wearable computer could drastically improve the lives of some 21 million Americans living with a visual impairment.
OrCam is not primarily a mobility aid, so it won’t replace a cane, but what it can do is help a wearer recognize and interpret the world around them by reading printed text off a variety of surfaces and recognizing products and faces.