Robin Cook

April 24, 2014

Drought Insurance for Kenyan Cattle Farmers?

Insurance is a common way of life for most societies. American farmers are insured for a myriad of potential losses, from drought to flood. Not so with the farmers in Kenya who are predominantly Islam and whose sharia laws do not sanction insurance. Insurance, according to the Islam point of […]
April 10, 2014
Nanotechnology Tel Aviv

Nanotechnology—the Next Big Leap Forward

More than 1,200 people from around the world recently gathered in Tel Aviv, Israel to share in the excitement of what scientists say will be the greatest technological revolution of all—nanotechnology. Imagine a world where cancer patients will no longer suffer through the debilitating effects of chemotherapy. Instead, they will […]
March 26, 2014
Dame Shirley Porter

Environmentalism: Interviewing Philanthropist Dame Shirley Porter

Dame Shirley Porter was a politician and environmental activist in the UK before moving to Israel in 1993. As Leader of Westminster City Council and Lord Mayor of Westminster, she introduced various projects to clean up London. In Israel she became involved with the Council for a Beautiful Israel and […]
March 24, 2014
Job fair

Interview Q&A as Corporate Mirror

Glassdoor posted its Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions, and they are – as advertised – quite odd. Judging by their weirdness, one can only imagine what the answers look like. But unconventional questions are a good thing. One reason is because these question types get people thinking in creative ways, […]