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Lebanese Prime Minister announces resignation of government

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"Today we follow the will of the people in their demand to hold accountable those responsible for the disaster that has been in hiding for seven years, and their desire for real change."

Egyptian women suffer the government’s social media hypocrisy

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Egypt doesn't do much to protect women who have been raped or sexually harassed, but wakes up when young women appear on TikTok videos and imprisons them

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Looters damage property in Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, shots fired

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Hundreds of people looted Chicago’s Magnificent Mile commercial district early Monday, smashing windows and clashing with the police for hours including at least one exchange of gunfire.

US Attorney General Barr says the left wants to tear down system

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Barr also told a Fox News TV host he was worried that an increase in mail-in voting could lead to a contested presidential election in November.

Mauritius offered helped from France, after major oil spill

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"When biodiversity is in danger, there is an urgent need to act. France is there. Alongside the Mauritian people. You can count on our dear support," Macron said in a tweet.

Kosher travel and Israeli technology: A match made in heaven

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"It was this Israeli technology that enabled us to affect the lives of hundreds and hundreds of people in this rural village in Malawi."

Elie Wurtman: The man with the golden touch

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‘From the rockets to corona, I’m not going to let the noise get in the way of what we want to accomplish.’ A conversation with entrepreneur, wine maker and Zionist, Elie Wurtman.

Boeing strengthens Israeli companies by investing $1b. in last 3 years

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“This news from the ICA that Boeing helped strengthen the Israeli aerospace sector by US$1 billion in just three years is impressive but not surprising,” said Maria Laine, Boeing vice president.

Haifa University launches student VC fund

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"Our goal is to enable every student at Haifa University to understand and reach their potential," said University of Haifa Rector Prof. Gustavo Mash.

Sinners or trendsetters? A forgotten trio of 19th-century Jewish feminists

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Three women who were way ahead of their time, educated, famous for their Berlin soirees – but ignored for centuries by Jewish historians because they converted to Christianity

Two exhibitions at Tel Aviv’s CCA challenge notions of memory

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Adi Fluman and Irma Blank’s techniques and themes couldn’t seem more different. A closer look reveals that both produced art that asks, through objects and words, how memories come into being.

Lions in Ramat Gan Safari celebrate World Lion Day

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While other animals are hunted for things such as food, fur or their fangs, lions are often hunted by people who are trying to prove their bravery to others.

Summer activities for whole family organized by KKL-JNF

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In order to allow people to go out during this summer, the KKL-JNF has organized several activities for the people of Israel.

Colombia Innovation Center to open Tuesday in Jerusalem

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Colombian President Ivan Marquez told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the news during a video meeting on Monday.

Insijam’s ‘Arabist’ founder helps Jews and Arabs do business

August 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Insijam’s ‘Arabist’ founder helps Jews and Arabs do business

"Every Jewish person living here should know Arabic,” Levi said. “Knowing the culture of the other person is the best way to find a path into his or her heart.”

The dark side of Israeli cybersecurity firms

August 8th, 2020|Comments Off on The dark side of Israeli cybersecurity firms

Exists of Israeli cybersecurity firms have become somewhat of a norm in recent years. Last February alone, the Israeli-founded cybersecurity firm ForeScout was acquired for a staggering NIS 1.9 B.

Ruins of ancient Jerusalem help unravel enigmas of Earth’s magnetic field

August 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Ruins of ancient Jerusalem help unravel enigmas of Earth’s magnetic field

Floor tiles from house burnt down by the Babylonians 2,600 years ago yield data that could help better understand the erratic behavior of the planetary shield protecting us from cosmic radiation

New NYC app hopes to change the rules of the rental market

August 7th, 2020|Comments Off on New NYC app hopes to change the rules of the rental market

The concept is rather simple but sounds promisingly efficient. Renters which use the app can share their opinion about the brighter and less brighter aspects of their apartments.

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Netanyahu slams Mandelblit for not stopping calls to hurt his family

By | August 11th, 2020|Categories: Israel|

Netanyahu asked Mandelblit what he would do if the sexual threats were against his own wife, singling her out by name.

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Bank of Israel warns over high risk of COVID-19 financial instability

By | August 11th, 2020|Categories: Israel|

At the end of 2020 the country will face a deficit of 13% and lose NIS 24 billion in tax revenue, a report by the bank has predicted.

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Coronavirus: Gov’t approves holding cultural events of up to 500 people

By | August 11th, 2020|Categories: Israel|

“Culture is important to the mental health and wellbeing of the public,” said Health Minister Yuli Edelstein.

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Sinners or trendsetters? A forgotten trio of 19th-century Jewish feminists

By | August 11th, 2020|Categories: Entertainment|

Three women who were way ahead of their time, educated, famous for their Berlin soirees – but ignored for centuries by Jewish historians because they converted to Christianity

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