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Running in King Saul’s biblical footsteps

October 21st, 2019|

The Bible Marathon is more than just a race; it’s a perfect window into the dichotomy of what was and is the Land, people and State of Israel.

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International Judo Federation rejects Iran’s appeal against suspension

October 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on International Judo Federation rejects Iran’s appeal against suspension

While Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei is still seeking asylum in Germany, his testimony against his country was the trigger to the International Judo Federation's decision to ban the country.

Pentagon chief visits Saudi Arabia as tensions simmer with Iran

October 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Pentagon chief visits Saudi Arabia as tensions simmer with Iran

On first visit to the Middle Eastern country since taking office, Esper attempts to push back against growing Russian influence in the region, according to a senior official

Facing protests, Lebanon approves emergency economic reforms

October 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Facing protests, Lebanon approves emergency economic reforms

Hundreds of thousands of people have flooded the streets since Thursday, furious at a political class they accuse of pushing the economy to the point of collapse.

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Facebook removes dozens of anti-Israel fake accounts from Iran

October 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Facebook removes dozens of anti-Israel fake accounts from Iran

Accounts "typically posted about local political news and geopolitics including topics like public figures in the U.S., politics in the U.S. and Israel, support of Palestine and conflict in Yemen."

Woman sues hotel after allegedly being evicted because she was Arab

October 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Woman sues hotel after allegedly being evicted because she was Arab

Last week, Mohammed filed a lawsuit that accused Hilton Worldwide Holdings and Hampton's owners of evicting her from the property because of her ethnicity and perceived religion.

Averting opioid trial, Teva, drug distributors reach last-gasp settlement

October 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Averting opioid trial, Teva, drug distributors reach last-gasp settlement

Under the agreement, Teva would donate Suboxone tablets up to the amount needed to meet the majority of the currently estimated US patient need over the next 10 years, valued at approximately $23b.

Your Taxes: Court upholds tax amnesty stinger

August 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Your Taxes: Court upholds tax amnesty stinger

The case was a general class action alleging the ITA lacked authority to go back more than 10 years according to criminal rules in the Income Tax Ordinance.

Tel Aviv-based monday.com raises $150m. in latest funding round

July 30th, 2019|Comments Off on Tel Aviv-based monday.com raises $150m. in latest funding round

‘We intend to use this funding round to continue our growth, to build our sales force and perhaps open more offices in the US and Europe.’

The blood libel that rocked America

October 20th, 2019|Comments Off on The blood libel that rocked America

A new book examines how, nearly a century ago, a small town in upstate New York saw an actual blood libel, where the residents were ready to entertain the notion that their Jewish neighbors had kidnapped a young child for a ritual sacrifice

The love story behind Skin, a film about conquering hate

October 20th, 2019|Comments Off on The love story behind Skin, a film about conquering hate

Skin is a fact-based American drama about Bryon Widner, a skinhead who underwent dozens of operations to remove tattoos from all over his body after he left the white supremacist movement.

New exhibition brings contemporary Morocco to Jerusalem

October 20th, 2019|Comments Off on New exhibition brings contemporary Morocco to Jerusalem

In 'Ziara,' featuring local and international artists brought together by their shared roots, curator Amit Hai Cohen aims to harness the force of the 'global social network' of Moroccan-ness to show the modern face of this North African culture

Magic or a trap? DNA changes study of the past

October 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Magic or a trap? DNA changes study of the past

Critics say genetic research could distort history and become an instrument for racist propaganda

The 18th century Instagram star

October 18th, 2019|Comments Off on The 18th century Instagram star

How a British explorer paved the way for our celebrity culture

Gigantic prehistoric city found in Israel during roadworks

October 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Gigantic prehistoric city found in Israel during roadworks

En Esur, with its monumental temple and huge population, was vastly bigger than anything thought possible in the Southern Levant 5,000 years ago

Idit, Rafael join Leket to salvage food

October 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Idit, Rafael join Leket to salvage food

Idit CEO Ran Katzman said, “We see great value in helping disadvantaged populations, and we are pleased and we thank Rafael for joining in on this important project.”

Your Taxes: What a shame it’s a sham

October 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Your Taxes: What a shame it’s a sham

The founders of Israeli tech companies dream of their shares being acquired at a big gain by a multinational on which they pay tax.

Hillel’s Tech Corner: Keeping patients pumped up

October 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Hillel’s Tech Corner: Keeping patients pumped up

When it comes to patient care, technology is already changing so many aspects of the healthcare world, but one device has gone unnoticed and un-disrupted by technology.

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