Daily Archives: October 24, 2021

Policeman with long-COVID recognized as handicapped

By | 2021-10-24T23:36:05+00:00 October 24th, 2021|Israel|

A policeman who contracted the virus at work and suffered from significant long-COVID symptoms was recognized by the National Insurance Institute as handicapped and will receive full benefits.

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‘Dune’ Hebrew translator talks about the novel as remake hits screens

By | 2021-10-24T22:29:22+00:00 October 24th, 2021|Israel|

Immanuel Lotem translated the epic science-fiction novel into Hebrew nearly 45 years ago. In honor of its new remake hitting the screens, he talked about the behind-the-scenes of the project.

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Suspected murderer ‘deceived investigators,’ says Israeli policeman

By | 2021-10-24T22:16:34+00:00 October 24th, 2021|Israel|

The officer, Alexander Strizhevsky, was an investigator in the 2006 murder case of Ta'ir Rada and claims that Roman Zadorov used manipulative techniques to reduce his sentence

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Iran’s Ayatollah urges reversal of progress in Arab-Israeli relations

By | 2021-10-24T22:14:45+00:00 October 24th, 2021|World|

Four nations – the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Morocco and Sudan – agreed to normalize ties in 2020, amid the US-led Abraham Accords.

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New gov’t bill would creat database of people entering, leaving Israel

By | 2021-10-24T21:51:27+00:00 October 24th, 2021|Israel|

The legislation raises questions on whether it violates privacy rights, but the Justice Ministry contends that projects such as this have been undertaken in other democracies as well

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New, innovative cancer treatments could be covered for Israelis in 2022

By | 2021-10-24T21:29:14+00:00 October 24th, 2021|Israel|

Committee reviewing what will be part of the government-funded 'health basket' will discuss how to allocate additional $187 million for subsidized drugs and medical technology

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Bennett says Israel should target net zero emissions by 2050

By | 2021-10-24T19:02:52+00:00 October 24th, 2021|Health|

Under pressure from finance and energy ministries, Israel will reduce carbon emissions by 85 percent by 2050. But Bennett, ahead of UN climate conference, says goals should be more ambitious

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