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Doggerland wasn’t destroyed by tsunami but by climate change, new study suggests

By | 2020-11-30T23:58:14+00:00 November 30th, 2020|Entertainment|

Part of the now-submerged landmass would have survived the massive tsunamis triggered by the Storegga Slide and people would have reclaimed the land, until it was finally submerged beneath the rising seas

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Billions lying in dormant accounts being invested in money-losing bonds

By | 2020-11-30T23:31:50+00:00 November 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

A Bank of Israel directive forces commercial banks to invest the money in speculative bonds that lose hundreds of millions of shekels every year

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Israel’s finance minister finally presents his 2021 budget as coalition teeters on precipice

By | 2020-11-30T22:40:39+00:00 November 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The government must approve the budget quickly since it is already in violation of laws setting the time-frame for presenting the budgets for 2020 as well as 2021

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Israel to produce 15 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, research institute says

By | 2020-11-30T19:07:04+00:00 November 30th, 2020|Israel|

The third and final phase of testing on Israel's single-dose vaccine is expected to begin in April, says the director of the Institute for Biological Research

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Netanyahu preparing another request for lawmakers to grant him immunity

By | 2020-11-30T18:28:22+00:00 November 30th, 2020|Israel|

Plan by the prime minister, who faces trial on corruption charges, comes as the Knesset debates the appointment of a new legal adviser, who could prove to be critical to whether the request would be granted

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No need for an Israeli Fox News: Local media are already fanning anger and division

By | 2020-11-30T18:21:49+00:00 November 30th, 2020|Israel|

Israel's media industry likes popular and cheap talk shows, and the public is the loser

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PODCAST: Did the Iran assassination blast a hole in the Biden-Netanyahu relationship?

By | 2020-11-30T18:11:11+00:00 November 30th, 2020|Israel|

Fingers are pointed at Israel in the killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist just as President-elect Biden's team is determining its Iran policy. Was it a coincidence? Or a trap set by Trump and Netanyahu?

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Killing Iran’s nuclear weapons chief was justified. But it wasn’t wise

By | 2020-11-30T18:08:21+00:00 November 30th, 2020|Israel|

When Israel weighed up the targeted killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, there are ten criteria it should have considered. Instead it appears that Netanyahu chose a strike of marginal tactical importance over far bigger strategic gains

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