Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World

Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World

by Avi Jorisch

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789652299345
Publisher: Gefen Publishing House
Publication date: 03/01/2018
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 272,482
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Avi Jorisch is a seasoned entrepreneur and Middle East expert. He is a Senior Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council and founder of IMS, a merchant processing company that services clients nationwide. A thought leader in exploring global innovation trends, the Arab world, counterterrorism, and illicit finance, Mr. Jorisch previously served in the US Departments of Treasury and Defense. He holds a bachelor's degree in history from Binghamton University and a master's degree in Islamic history from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also studied Arabic and Islamic philosophy at the American University in Cairo and al-Azhar University, the preeminent institution of Sunni Islamic learning. An author of four previousbooks, Jorisch'sarticleshave appeared in influential outlets including theNew York Times, theWall Street Journal,Foreign Affairs,Forbes, andAl-Arabiya.net. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Entrepreneurs’ Organization.

Table of Contents

Preface: Let There Be Light xi

Part I The Country with a Spiritual Soul

Chapter 1 Israel's DNA 3

Chapter 2 Jews Cannot Remain Indifferent 9

Part II Local Challenges Make for Global Solutions

Chapter 3 The Uber of Ambulances 21

Chapter 4 One Drop at a Time 31

Chapter 5 Real Iron Men 41

Chapter 6 Modern-Day Joseph 51

Chapter 7 The Fourth Day 61

Part III Technology for Good

Chapter 8 The Lame Shall Walk 73

Chapter 9 GPS for the Brain 85

Chapter 10 Golden Firewall 95

Chapter 11 Swallow the Camera 105

Chapter 12 Eye on the Spine 113

Part IV Small Nation, Big Vision

Chapter 13 A Better Band-Aid 123

Chapter 14 Working for Tips 129

Chapter 15 A Higher Calling 139

Chapter 16 Balancing Heaven and Earth 149

Chapter 17 Resurrecting the Dead 159

Chapter 18 Be a Mensch 167

Acknowledgments 177

Appendix: Israel's Fifty Greatest Contributions to the World 185

Notes 193

Bibliography 227

Index 251

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