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Yosef Abramowitz, a human rights activist, environmentalist, educator, investor and entrepreneur, is the Co-Founder and President of Arava Power Company and is considered, along with David Rosenblatt and Kibbutz Ketura, to be the founding father of Israel's solar industry. Yosef was named by The Jerusalem Post in 2011 as the 26th most influential Jewish person on the planet.

ARTICLES BY: Yosef Abramowitz

January 24, 2012 4:01 pm

Solar Energy For All of Israel and Land for the Bedouins

If solar energy is working for Haiti and its good enough for the kibbutzim, then certainly solar energy should be an option to all the...

November 30, 2011 3:28 pm

The Jewish People and Haiti

I am aboard an American Airlines flight, leaving the glitter of Miami for the devastation of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Bill Clinton and the World...


As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...


Dozens of Advocacy Groups Endorse Jewish Nominee for Top Education Departme...

Dozens of advocacy groups on Monday called for the confirmation of Kenneth Marcus -- a leading figure in efforts to...


Defense Minister: IDF Will Destroy All Hamas Terror Tunnels by End of 2018

JNS.org - Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Israeli television that the Jewish state has developed cutting-edge counter-tunnel technology that will enable it to destroy all Hamas terror tunnels by the...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Shoots Down Missile Fired From Yemen

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group toward Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region was shot down by Saudi forces on Tuesday, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported. The station gave...