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  • Netanyahu visits Silicon Valley, signs Israel-California pro-business pact

    March 6, 2014 | 3:12 pm

    Saying the future “belongs to those who innovate,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joined Gov. Jerry Brown in Silicon Valley this week to sign an agreement intended to boost high-tech cooperation between Israel and California.

    Both leaders said the greatest goal of the...

  • California governor seeks drought help from Israel’s Netanyahu

    March 5, 2014 | 4:02 pm

    California Governor Jerry Brown told visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday that he hoped Israeli water technology could help his state deal with a devastating drought.

    Netanyahu, on a visit to Silicon Valley, and Brown signed a memorandum of...

  • Letters to the editor: Disabilities in the Jewish community, rain and saving Judaism

    February 19, 2014 | 2:40 pm

    One Man’s Disability, A Community’s Responsibility

    Thanks, Rob Eshman, for making this issue more salient (“Jews Without Harvard,” Feb. 14). My three children tested as “gifted” or “highly-gifted” and I’m glad I pulled them out of the specialized highly-gifted schools, and out of...

  • California needs water –
    and Israel

    By David Suissa

    February 12, 2014 | 11:46 am

    While the leaders of California universities have been busy discussing whether or not to endorse an academic boycott of Israel — and generally weighing in against it — they are overlooking a much more productive way to single out the Jewish state: 

    Invite Israel to help solve...

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  • Israel Struggles to Find Enough Water

    By Jessica Steinberg

    January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Many Jews know that on Tu B'Shevat -- the Jewish new year for trees, which falls this year on Jan. 28 -- you can plant a tree.

    In the future, however, you may be able to buy a water certificate.

    Decades after the Jewish National Fund (JNF) began its famous effort to reclaim the Land...

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