Daily Archives: November 19, 2020

A new form of pollution has been found in Israel’s groundwater

By | 2020-11-19T23:54:39+00:00 November 19th, 2020|Health|

Substances used in flame retardant have been found in relatively high concentrations in areas of past major fires, but not at dangerous levels in drinking water

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PLO member Ashrawi: ‘Made in Israel’ endorses land theft, plunder

By | 2020-11-19T23:49:27+00:00 November 19th, 2020|Middle East|

Ashrawi also took aim at the Trump administration's willingness to provide separate designations of products coming from the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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Gaza rockets were fired at central Israel by mistake, Israeli military sources say

By | 2020-11-19T22:41:09+00:00 November 19th, 2020|Middle East|

Israeli military believes bad weather, lack of maintenance caused the shooting, as defense officials worry about an escalation amid stalled negotiations with Hamas

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The scientific breakthrough that’s inspiring the next generation of cancer medicine

By | 2020-11-19T19:12:11+00:00 November 19th, 2020|Health|

The story of an exceptional researcher who discovered how tumors outwit the immune system – and en route may also have found a way to fight Alzheimer’s

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High times in Zion: An Israeli history of drugs

By | 2020-11-19T19:02:42+00:00 November 19th, 2020|Entertainment|

New book by historian Haggai Ram chronicles hashish in Mandatory Palestine and Israel – from the camel smuggling operations to Jabotinsky’s psychedelic experience and Tel Aviv cafés that offered customers more than just baked goods

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AI that knows hate: Facebook removes offensive posts before users report

By | 2020-11-19T18:56:10+00:00 November 19th, 2020|Sci/Tech|

The Reinforced Integrity Optimizer (RIO), unveiled on Thursday, is meant to amplify the decision-making powers of human reviewers of hate-speech posts to make the process faster.

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This pastoral Palestinian community built a school of its own. Now Israel wants to demolish it

By | 2020-11-19T18:34:26+00:00 November 19th, 2020|Middle East|

Before the schoolhouse was built, children had to walk seven kilometers each way to get an education. Will the dream be destroyed by bulldozers?

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