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A Light From Zion: Why Israeli Innovation Matters to the World


A Light from Zion tells the remarkable story behind Israel’s most fascinating innovations, profiling cutting-edge companies in fields ranging from agriculture to environment, health to disaster preparedness, and water to enterprise.

How did Israel rise in just a few decades from a tiny, struggling country with a third-world economy to a highly developed technological and economic powerhouse? In A Light from Zion, Yossi Ives provides a unique window into how Israel solved many of its most difficult problems through striking innovations in fields including agriculture, environment, healthcare, disaster relief, water purification, and business. By sharing its expertise with developing countries all over the world, Israel has helped millions of people overcome the challenges they face in their efforts to develop and modernize, thereby fulfilling its mission to be a light unto the nations.