Daily Archives: January 11, 2022

Facial recognition isn’t in fact only a ‘human’ ability

By | 2022-01-11T16:33:03+00:00 January 11th, 2022|Health|

It had been assumed that humans recognize faces thanks to their humongous brains, but Israeli scientists discovered that our most primitive brain parts are involved as well. Enter the crocodile

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Using the Bible as an archaeological travel guide to Israel

By | 2022-01-11T15:05:25+00:00 January 11th, 2022|Sci/Tech|

There are hundreds of biblical sites in Israel – some have been identified with certainty by archaeologists while others require an act of faith. To what extent can we use the Tanakh, and its stories of David and Goliath, Samson et al, as a reliable to...

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Omicron wave met with apathy among Israel’s Arabs, keeping vaccination, COVID testing low

By | 2022-01-11T11:44:52+00:00 January 11th, 2022|Health|

Arabs – more than 20 percent of Israel's population – represent fewer than 10 percent of Israelis tested. Officials point to skepticism, lack of trust, and 'economic burden,' and warn that local government is 'tapped out'

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Who do Israeli settlement ‘sheriffs’ report to? Even they’re not sure

By | 2022-01-11T10:55:46+00:00 January 11th, 2022|Middle East|

The shooting of a Palestinian in the West Bank settlement of Anatot raised questions on the 'problematic' scope of armed security coordinators' work, as one defense official put it. 'This system is often exploited for ideological interests,' attorney says

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‘We need to redefine our narrative as Syrians under Israeli occupation’

By | 2022-01-11T10:49:43+00:00 January 11th, 2022|Middle East|

Druze-Israeli director Ameer Fakher Eldin examines 'the forgotten Israeli occupation' in the Golan Heights in his new film ‘The Stranger.’ He tells Haaretz why he won’t condemn Assad’s crimes in Syria and has no problem representing Palestine at the Os...

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The history of human milk, the most controversial of all bodily fluids

By | 2022-01-11T08:25:58+00:00 January 11th, 2022|Sci/Tech|

The oldest profession isn't what you thought, and other myths about breastfeeding that have been persisting for thousands of years

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