Daily Archives: January 6, 2022

‘The doctor told me, sir, you’re a junkie’: The opioid epidemic hits Israel

By | 2022-01-06T21:50:40+00:00 January 6th, 2022|Health|

One in 10 Israelis is at risk of becoming addicted to painkillers. The Health Ministry set up a task force to consider regulation of opioids three years ago – but it has yet to take action. The Shomrim media nonprofit reveals the panel's protocols

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Egyptian indicted in New York for spying on opposition to President Sissi

By | 2022-01-06T21:12:00+00:00 January 6th, 2022|Middle East|

Pierre Girgis, a dual Egyptian-U.S. citizen living in Manhattan, operated between 2014 and April 2019 to advance the Egyptian government's interests in the United States, indictment alleges

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Palestinian left in critical condition after being hit by Israeli police tow truck

By | 2022-01-06T19:51:01+00:00 January 6th, 2022|Middle East|

65-year-old man was trying to stop the truck from confiscating unregistered vehicles in his village in the Hebron area, witnesses say. Police accuse 'rioters' of hurling stone at them, and the man for 'sprinting toward' the truck

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Jordan’s parliament approves constitutional reforms to ‘modernize politics’

By | 2022-01-06T17:28:43+00:00 January 6th, 2022|Middle East|

The Jordanian government seeks to restore public trust and defuse anger over successive failures to deliver on pledges of reducing corruption and fixing the economy

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Jewish Israelis’ trust in the military at its lowest since 2008, poll finds

By | 2022-01-06T17:09:44+00:00 January 6th, 2022|Israel|

Army still most trusted institution among Jewish Israelis, but the level has slid from 90 percent last June to 78 percent in October

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The last relic of the Exodus, and its incredible journey to Israel

By | 2022-01-06T16:43:28+00:00 January 6th, 2022|Israel|

How a surprise call to then-Jewish Agency chief Isaac Herzog in 2020 led to the compass from the ship ‘that launched a nation’ finding its way home from a small village in Cornwall

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Why January 6 was an inflection point in U.S. history

By | 2022-01-06T16:36:30+00:00 January 6th, 2022|Israel|

U.S. democracy ultimately prevailed last year but America’s allies – and enemies – now know just how precarious it is, even if it is not yet on the verge of becoming an ‘anocracy’

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‘My religious trans patients want to talk about faith. What if God doesn’t forgive?’

By | 2022-01-06T16:00:53+00:00 January 6th, 2022|Israel|

Dr. Iris Yaish, head of transgender health at Tel Aviv's Ichilov Hospital, talks about the challenges Israeli trans people encounter, how the army treats them and the misconceptions Israelis have

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From hominins to horse-riders: Vast span of humanity in Indian cave art

By | 2022-01-06T15:29:10+00:00 January 6th, 2022|Entertainment|

The rock shelters of Bhimbetka in central India go back to the dawn of humanity, but what is the deal with ancient pictures of people astride horses and elephants?

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