Daily Archives: January 13, 2022

Bucking global trend, Israel imports record amount of meat via live animal shipments

By | 2022-01-13T22:56:27+00:00 January 13th, 2022|Israel|

Despite efforts to curb the practice, which results in the suffering and death of some of the animals while on the ships, the number of live animal shipments jumped last year by 42%

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Why did Israel’s government almost collapse this week? Haaretz answers your questions

By | 2022-01-13T21:33:38+00:00 January 13th, 2022|Middle East|

A crisis over planting trees next to Bedouin communities exposed the government’s fragile standing. What does it all have to do with a decades-old split within Israel’s Islamic Movement? Haaretz explains

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The Haredi answer to Tel Aviv: A night in Israel’s most crowded city

By | 2022-01-13T20:09:33+00:00 January 13th, 2022|Entertainment|

In a city more densely populated than Karachi, families are crammed in basements, bomb shelters double as classrooms and traffic is atrocious. But there's an unparalleled sense of community

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Rocket attack on U.S. embassy in Baghdad foiled, Iraqi military says

By | 2022-01-13T18:33:37+00:00 January 13th, 2022|Middle East|

The rockets were shot down before reaching the embassy compound, causing no casualties or damage, according to Iraqi military officials

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Mesopotamians created the first hybrid animal 4500 years ago, and it was a bit of an ass

By | 2022-01-13T16:15:30+00:00 January 13th, 2022|Entertainment|

The kunga was a cross between a female donkey and a male wild ass, genetic study shows. In a time before domesticated horses, it was bred at enormous cost for one main purpose: War

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They wanted to cure heart disease. They discovered a way to grow a different kind of muscle

By | 2022-01-13T14:27:35+00:00 January 13th, 2022|Entertainment|

Israeli researchers have made a breakthrough in growing meat in the lab – at lightning-fast speed

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The Israeli link behind New York’s temple of comedy

By | 2022-01-13T13:46:28+00:00 January 13th, 2022|Entertainment|

The Comedy Cellar in Greenwich Village is a place where Dave Chapelle, Amy Schumer, Sarah Silverman and Ray Romano just drop by to perform unannounced. The bosses there tell Haaretz why

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