Daily Archives: February 24, 2021

Coronavirus: Hundreds attend party in Tel Aviv ahead of Purim curfew

By | 2021-02-24T23:05:40+00:00 February 24th, 2021|Israel|

Pictures and videos from the scene showed crowds of revelers celebrating in tight quarters in the market, many without masks.

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Two months into Israel’s COVID vaccination drive, most comprehensive study yet shows level of effectiveness

By | 2021-02-24T22:00:03+00:00 February 24th, 2021|Health|

The Pfizer coronavirus vaccine on average prevents 94 percent of symptomatic illness and 92 percent of serious illness, an analysis of the medical data from 1.2 million Israeli patients shows

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Israel bans sale of fish as search for source of Mediterranean oil pollution narrows down

By | 2021-02-24T20:19:27+00:00 February 24th, 2021|Health|

Environmental protection minister says tar on Israel’s beaches that caused the country's worst case of sea pollution in decades came from a single scofflaw ship

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NBC under fire for portrayal of Orthodox Jews on Canadian series ‘Nurses’

By | 2021-02-24T20:12:44+00:00 February 24th, 2021|Entertainment|

Jewish organizing groups such as StopAntisemitism and JewishOnCampus have tried to mobilize online pressure campaigns against NBC for airing the episode.

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Germany urges Iran to accept diplomacy in nuclear dispute

By | 2021-02-24T20:08:48+00:00 February 24th, 2021|Middle East|

Iran this week effectively set a deadline to lift those sanctions within three months, after which it said it would erase surveillance footage of its nuclear facilities

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Egypt backs call to internationalize arbitration in Ethiopia dam dispute

By | 2021-02-24T19:11:27+00:00 February 24th, 2021|Middle East|

The dispute centers on how much water Ethiopia will release downstream if a multi-year drought occurs and how the three countries would settle any future disputes

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Scarce public transportation still plagues Israeli Arab towns, survey finds

By | 2021-02-24T18:48:57+00:00 February 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The NGO study disputes the Israeli government's claim that it has closed gaps between Jewish and Arab localities

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Sky-high, carbon-free: Israeli firm to launch eco-friendly airship

By | 2021-02-24T18:41:33+00:00 February 24th, 2021|Sci/Tech|

"One of the companies' major goals is to introduce a tourists' airship, which will offer aerial sightseeing tours in the most beautiful places on Earth."

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