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21st-century Zionism on the shores of the Sea of Galilee

(JNS) — The Start-Up Nation is returning to its agricultural roots.

The country once famed for Jaffa oranges and Jordan Valley dates, and later cherry tomatoes, is coming full circle, with century-old agricultural know-how meeting 21st-century high-tech.

That, at least, is the impression one gets at the pristine offices of the Kinneret Innovation Center, which is emerging as a leading Israeli tech hub for agriculture, water and sustainability. Situated in an area known more for Christian tourism and date trees, this off-grid location is the latest hot spot for Israeli high-tech.

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