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Israel sees small rise in infection rate as economy reopens

March 7th, 2021|

In the Arab community, the R number decreases, but rises in the ultra-Orthodox community ■ Israel's coronavirus czar says masks don't necessarily help in preventing infection in the open air, but rules aren't expected to change

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US: Our Middle East allies don’t get blank check to oppose US interests

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"We will maintain our ironclad commitment to Israel’s security, while seeking to further its integration with its neighbors and resuming our role as promoter of a viable two-state solution."

ICC decision makes the Israeli-Palestinian 1967 lines relevant once again

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The prosecutor’s decision to launch an investigation into possible war crimes by Israel was made possible by the UN decision to grant the Palestinians state status in 2012

Lebanon’s caretaker PM warns of chaos as currency plunges

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On October, Saad Hariri was named to form a new Cabinet but five months later, disagreements between him and President Michel Aoun on the shape of the Cabinet has stood in the way of a new government’s formation

Pope Francis holds historic meeting with Iraq’s top Shi’ite cleric

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Francis’s meeting in the holy southern city of Najaf, during a whirlwind and risky tour of Iraq, marked the first time a pope has met with such a senior Shi’ite cleric.

Russian warships, Syrian forces kill four in strikes in north Syria

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24 people were also wounded by the missiles, which hit an oil refinery and market under the control of Turkish troops and Turkish-backed rebels, a war monitor reported

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Infamous Israeli businessman hired to lobby in favor of Myanmar junta

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Since rising to early infamy after trying to sell 3 transport US transport helicopters to Iran, Ben-Menashe moved to Canada to start his own lobbying firm, representing many controversial clients.

Clashes with protesters continue as UN envoy calls for action in Myanmar

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"How much more can we allow the Myanmar military to get away with?" Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener told a closed meeting of the 15-member UN Security Council.

Port-TLV Project launched in LA

February 16th, 2021|Comments Off on Port-TLV Project launched in LA

The project is represented in the U.S. by Hollywood realtor Mauricio Umansky and is the first Israeli project that the prominent real estate agent has handled.

Israeli AI company Swapp raises $7 million dollars in seed money

January 22nd, 2021|Comments Off on Israeli AI company Swapp raises $7 million dollars in seed money

Swapp is a company that uses a single AI platform that it developed in order to help construction companies and real estate developers to easily develop their construction plans and their budget.

Israeli firms are to compete in New York’s new clean energy competition

January 22nd, 2021|Comments Off on Israeli firms are to compete in New York’s new clean energy competition

"NYPA's collaboration with Israeli technology companies will yield mutual benefit by introducing new solutions for commercial usage in large scale electric utilities."

Three Israeli start-ups appear in Forbes 2021 list

January 15th, 2021|Comments Off on Three Israeli start-ups appear in Forbes 2021 list

Known as the Start-up Nation, Israel has proven to be one of the most advanced countries in the field of machine-learning.

Suliman’s journey from ‘Fauda’ to Knesset to Nazareth

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Hisham Suliman been busy during the pandemic working on new productions at the Fringe Theater in Nazareth, where he is a director as well as an actor.

Was Moses high? Was the original Eucharist psychoactive? Studies linking religion and drugs gain traction

March 5th, 2021|Comments Off on Was Moses high? Was the original Eucharist psychoactive? Studies linking religion and drugs gain traction

Was the vision of the burning bush a psychedelic experience? Did use of drugs inform early Christianity? Scholars who linked the emergence of religion to altered states of consciousness once paid a heavy price, but that may be changing

Zohar Yakobson – Acting with compassion

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Despite her unbridled professional success, some 10 years ago Yakobson was struck by personal tragedy, as her daughter Tal, was diagnosed with a rare cancer and passed away.

Discovery of biblical ‘toilet’ unleashes archaeological fracas in Israel

March 7th, 2021|Comments Off on Discovery of biblical ‘toilet’ unleashes archaeological fracas in Israel

In latest debate over the historicity of the Bible, researchers get potty-mouthed over whether a 2,800-year-old shrine in Lachish, Israel was really desecrated by installing a lavatory

We may have met mammoths in Vermont after all

March 4th, 2021|Comments Off on We may have met mammoths in Vermont after all

A woolly mammoth rib lying in a museum since 1848 has been dated to 12,800 years old – and becomes the latest evidence that we met and maybe ate of the elephant in northeast America, too

Is Jerusalem really a budding tech hub?

March 4th, 2021|Comments Off on Is Jerusalem really a budding tech hub?

When start-up investment figures are broken down by city, Israel's tech ecosphere is even more centralized in Tel Aviv than many like to think.

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Golda Meir is gone: Israel has a long way to go on gender equality

By | March 7th, 2021|Categories: Israel|

Golda Meir, who served as prime minister from 1969-1974, was an anomaly. Not only has there not been a woman prime minister since then, but there has not been a women defense minister ever.

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Israel begins reopening some beaches damaged by ecological disaster

By | March 7th, 2021|Categories: Israel|

Regarding the rest of the country's beaches, the statement said that cleaning operations are still underway, and that the public should beware of going to polluted beaches.

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