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News From 2013

The Ultra-Orthodox Integration team participated in high-tech conference for the Ultra-Orthodox sector

12 December, 2013

The Haredi sector represents a significant economic opportunity for Israel.

Prof. Shlomo Maital participated in Globes Israel Business Conference on the subject of Israeli high-tech

09 December, 2013

Prof. Shlomo Maital participated in Globes Israel Business Conference on the subject- "In a year that it's not all rosy Israeli high tech continues to soar". Professor Maital participated in the conflict on the subject: Are exits contribute to local industry or harm it?.

Prof. Ofira Ayalon participated in a radio show - people and good deeds - on Kol Israel

13 November, 2013

Prof. Ofira Ayalon participated in a radio show - people and good deeds - on Kol Israel. The subject: "Why throw away food when there are so many hungry people?".

The 100 - Club of the Technion graduates held a conference entitled: "Exit, developing a large company and productivity at work - found and desirable ".

28 October, 2013

For more details about the coonference (in Hebrew), click here.

The World Food Day

16 October, 2013

It's World Food Day, and it turns out that despite that entire populations are hungry, the world is not lacking food, it is simply not correctly divided. About one third of it is lost and thrown away. Why does food loss occur? In what part of the chain of production is this happening? What can be done and who has the solutions? Dr. Amnon Lichter, from the department of fresh agricultural produce from the Volcani Institute, shared the figures and the processes that contribute to food waste, and what methods can improve and optimize the situation. Dr. Tzipi Eshet, from the Samuel Neaman Institute at the Technion, told us about the research taking place at SNI about agricultural loss in Israel and possible means to prevent these losses in the future.

 

To listen to the radio broadcast in Hebrew, click here.

Prof. Ofira Ayalon discusses the outline for the local authorities' preparations for the climate change on Michael Miro's radio program on Reshet Bet

05 October, 2013

To hear the broadcast and read the transcript in Hebrew, click here.

Prof. Ofira Ayalon toured the Tamar rig of Noble Energy

30 September, 2013

rof. Ofira Ayalon, senior research fellow and head of environmental projects at Samuel Neaman Institute was the guest of Noble Energy at the Tamar Platform.

Prof. Ayalon, along with other leading experts in the energy field in Israel, toured the rig and learned about the treatment process- from gas production points to supply in Israel.

Dr. Gilead Fortuna was invited to deliver the keynote speech at a seminar on "Innovative Water Solutions for the Food Industry" in Philadelphia, USA

10 September, 2013

Dr. Gilead Fortuna was invited by The Philadelphia Israel Chamber of Commerce to deliver the keynote speech at a seminar on "Innovative Water Solutions for the Food Industry: Leveraging Israel’s Water Expertise" on September 12th, 2013 in Philadelphia, USA.

For more information and time tables for the event click here. 

Prof. Ofira Ayalon attended the "Technological innovation in waste treatment " conference, held on 09.09.13

03 September, 2013

Prof. Ofira Ayalon, head of the environmental projects at the Samuel Neaman Institute participated at the international conference on "Technological innovation in waste treatment", held at Hiriya recycling park on Monday, the 9th of September 2013. Prof. Ayalon covered in her talk the topic of economic incentives in waste management

The Higher Education Forum - The video of the 25th meeting is now available on the website

09 July, 2013

For thr project page, click here.

For the YouTube video, click here.

Prof. Oz Almog from Samuel Neaman Institute participated in the annual conference of the Israeli music world

09 June, 2013

Prof. Oz Almog, head of the project people Israel at the Samuel Neaman Institute, participated in a panel discussion on the subject:

"I'm an Analog Guy in a Digital World": the Israeli music online, at the annual conference of the Israeli music world - "Who am I? An Israeli song!"

For more information see the program (Hebrew).

Dr. Reuven Gal was interviewed on the "Osim Zaoraim" broadcast of Galaz on May 26th, at 12:15

26 May, 2013

Dr. Reuven Gal, head of the Ultra-Orthodox integration project, participated in the radio program "Noon with Yael Dan"

24 April, 2013

To listen, click here.

Samuel Neaman Institute and the law of Centralization

23 April, 2013

The Samuel Neaman Institute was involved in raising the centralization problem in the Israeli economy on the agenda since 2010.

For more information, click here (Hebrew) 

Dr. Reuven Gal, head of the Ultra-Orthodox Integration project will participate in the talk show "Let's Talk About It", which will be broadcast on 10/04/13 between 21:00 to 23:00, on Reshet Bet of Kol Israel.

09 April, 2013

Dr. Reuven Gal, head of the Ultra-Orthodox Integration Project at the Samuel Neaman Institute, will participate in the "Let's Talk About It" talk show in Reshet Bet of Kol Israel, which will deal with the subject 'Equal share of the burden' and will air on April 10, 2013, between 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. - The talk show will be hosted by Michael Miro, CEO of Kol Israel.

For the full article on "Different Voice" Radio website click here (in Hebrew).

Dr. Gilead Fortuna will be giving a lecture at a conference on the gas industry in Israel, on 30.4.2013

08 April, 2013

Dr. Gilead Fortuna, head of the Center for Industrial Excellence at the Samuel Neaman Institute, will speak at a conference on The Gas Industry in Israel held by the Israel Chemical Company, on 30.4.2013.

Dr. Gilead Fortuna will lecture on “Leveraging the Israel NG to a sustainable competitive industrial growth”

Dr. Gilad Fortuna participated in a round table on natural gas for industry, initiated by the Ministry of Industry and the Ministry of Environment

08 April, 2013

On Wednesday the 21 March 2012, at 9:00am to 11:00am, at the Ministry of Industry, in Jerusalem.

Goals and objectives of the discussion:
1. Map out the options and scenarios for the growth of new industry that will leverage the availability of natural gas resource.
2. Identify the problems and barriers as well as the areas and tools that require state intervention.

The Higher Education Forum - The video of the 24th meeting is now available on the website

04 April, 2013

For thr project page, click here.

For the YouTube video, click here.

Dr. Gilead Fortuna participated in the assembly on "The Gas Treasure: Developing Israel's Indusrty And Transportation", at the 13th Annual Herzliya Conference

12 March, 2013

Dr. Gilead Fortuna, Head of the Center for Industrial Excellence at the Samuel Neaman Institute, participated in the assembly on "The Gas Treasure: Developing Israel's Industry And Transportation", at the 13th Annual Herzliya Conference: "Time For New National And Regional Agendas". 

The assembly in which Dr. Fortuna participated was held on Tuesday, the 12.3.2013, at 14:30. The 13th Annual Herzliya Conference was held on 11-14.3.2013, at the Dan Accadia Hotel in Herzliya, Israel.

 

 

To download the presentation by Dr. Gilead Fortuna, click here (in Hebrew).

 

To view the program, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The "Ultra-Orthodox Integration" team and mr. Bezalel Cohen met with Tat Aluf Gad Agmon

10 February, 2013

The "Ultra-Orthodox Integration" team (Ilia Zatcovetsky, Prof, reuven Gal) and mr. Bezalel Cohen met with Tat Aluf (Brigade General) Gad Agmon, head of Human Resources Planning and Management in the IDF Personnel Directorate, on February 2nd, 2013. The team members discussed with Tat Aluf Agmon the issue of ultra-Orthodox enlistment to the IDF and introduced the recommendations of the team.

Images from the meeting:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Gilad Fortuna will be giving a lecture in a seminar on natural gas, to be held at Cleantech 2013 Exhibition

29 January, 2013

Dr. Gilead Fortuna, head of the Center for Industrial Excellence at the Samuel Neaman Institute, will speak at a seminar on natural gas for industry held by Mashov and the Israel industrial organization as part of Cleantech 2013 exhibition.

Lecture on "Natural Gas in Israel- What's the rush" (Presentation, Hebrew)

The seminar will be held on Tuesday, 1/29/2013, from 8:30 to 13:00, at the Exhibition Grounds, Convention and Congress Center of Israel, Tel - Aviv.

For more information and the invitation click here (Hebrew)

For registration click here (Hebrew)

Dr. Reuven Gal participated in a discussion on Ultra-Orthodox integration into the high-tech industry, following the High-Tech Conference for the Ultra-Orthodox sector.

20 January, 2013

The goal: to formulate a policy for the CEO of the Prime Minister's Office.

Participants: Representatives of the Ministry of Industry, JDC, Vice President of Kemach Foundation, Chief Scientist, Vice President of Lev Institute, CEO of Intel, Elisha Yanai – Chairman of the Association of Electronics and Software Industries, Itzik Crombie - Chairman of Ultra-Orthodox High-Tech Forum, Dr. Reuven Gal - SNI and many others.

The meeting was held on 20 January 2013, and was initiated by the Ultra-Orthodox Integration team of the Samuel Neaman Institute. Mr. Hudi Zack of the SNI team, presented a plan for the integration of Haredim into the high-tech industry, (SHACHMAT) which includes an integrated muli-institutional approach, encouraging Haredim to study (or a career change) engineering professions with the support of the high-tech industry itself (See attached document- Hebrew)..

The meeting was held at the office of Elisha Yanai, chairman of the Association of Electronics and Software Industries.

Discussion on integrating Ultra-Orthodox people in high-tech

20 January, 2013

A link to the "Haredi High-Tech Forum" Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/htfrum