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Experts: Israel ahead of curve on coronavirus

April 8th, 2020|

Put together by a team of 30 experts, the report demonstrated that strict regulations were bringing about a positive trend, but also warned that isolation measures should remain in place.;

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Houthi fire ballistic missile hours after SA coalition announce ceasefire

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Saudi officials said the ceasefire was aimed at giving the Iran-backed Houthi movement an opportunity to join UN-sponsored talks with the Yemeni government on settlement of the five year conflict.;

Saudi-led coalition announces a ceasefire of two weeks in Yemen

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Saudi officials said the ceasefire was aimed at giving the Iran-backed Houthi movement an opportunity to join UN-sponsored talks with the Yemeni government on settlement of the five year conflict.;

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Pro-Palestinian, without the Corbynist kneejerk anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism: Meet Labour’s intriguing new foreign secretary

April 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Pro-Palestinian, without the Corbynist kneejerk anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism: Meet Labour’s intriguing new foreign secretary

Lisa Nandy disentangles pro-Palestinian views from disdain for Jews. That may seem unremarkable in other contexts, but not for UK Labour, emerging from its hyperfactional, toxic and electorally disastrous Corbyn era

Why the coronavirus lockdowns won’t save the planet

April 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Why the coronavirus lockdowns won’t save the planet

The global shutdowns did disrupt pollution for a bit, but how likely is it that the world will collectively decide to forgo consumption to fight climate change for the future greater good?

Britain’s supermarkets wrestle with coronavirus demand conundrum

April 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Britain’s supermarkets wrestle with coronavirus demand conundrum

"The problem is, can you feed 60 million people at the rate you can get people through the stores with that social distancing?" one industry executive told Reuters.;

China posts drop in coronavirus cases, Wuhan lockdown due to end

April 7th, 2020|Comments Off on China posts drop in coronavirus cases, Wuhan lockdown due to end

Mainland China reported on Tuesday a drop in new coronavirus cases after closing its borders to virtually all foreigners to curb imported infections.;

Small accommodations are rising: how they get supplies like the big ones

January 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Small accommodations are rising: how they get supplies like the big ones

The tourist industry is very important to the local economy. It is a very vibrant, fast-growing industry. The number of tourists coming to Israel has been increasing rapidly over the past years.;

The many pluses of plasterboard

January 15th, 2020|Comments Off on The many pluses of plasterboard

If you are planning to build a new home or to renovate an existing one, consider using plasterboard products.;

OrCam Technologies to debut AI-based, wearable hearing and optical aides

January 8th, 2020|Comments Off on OrCam Technologies to debut AI-based, wearable hearing and optical aides

Shashua and Aviram's previous start-up, Mobileye, claimed the title for largest Israeli IPO ever, and in August 2017, Intel acquired Mobileye for an unprecedented valuation of approximately $15.3B;

Coming soon: App that displays rocket alerts on streaming services

January 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Coming soon: App that displays rocket alerts on streaming services

Two 15-year-old Israelis developed an app that would allow any Android supporting system that operates online to alert when a rocket alarm goes off in real time.;

The women who dare not having children in procreation-obsessed Israel

April 7th, 2020|Comments Off on The women who dare not having children in procreation-obsessed Israel

Six women who are defying the ‘be fruitful and multiply’ imperative of Israeli society (and one who regrets bowing to it) explain why they have decided not to bring children into the world

From her self-quarantine in London, Claudia Roden shares beloved Passover recipes

April 6th, 2020|Comments Off on From her self-quarantine in London, Claudia Roden shares beloved Passover recipes

For the first time in her life, the famed food researcher and cookbook writer will be celebrating Passover alone. Roden talks about preserving the routine during an epidemic and offers simple home recipes for the seder

‘The Nanny’ returns for a special Zoom coronavirus special

April 5th, 2020|Comments Off on ‘The Nanny’ returns for a special Zoom coronavirus special

Actress Fran Drescher will team up for a one-time reading of the pilot episode of the hit series ‘The Nanny’ to be aired on Monday on Sony’s Youtube page.;

Bored in quarantine this Passover? Watch ‘Prince of Egypt’ on Hulu

April 4th, 2020|Comments Off on Bored in quarantine this Passover? Watch ‘Prince of Egypt’ on Hulu

It’s funny and entertaining, full of heartwarming music, and captures the incomparably epic nature of the story. Perhaps most importantly, it’s a very effective educational tool.;

Cyber 2.0 to hold home-based hack competition

March 30th, 2020|Comments Off on Cyber 2.0 to hold home-based hack competition

If no hacker succeeds in breaking into the system from home, the company will donate NIS 10,000 reward to support 'The Good Guys Association'.;

Dyson designs new ventilator to fight coronavirus

March 28th, 2020|Comments Off on Dyson designs new ventilator to fight coronavirus

The device is due to be ready by early April, CNN reported, citing a spokesperson for the Dyson company.;

Apple works with White House to release ‘COVID-19’ app

March 27th, 2020|Comments Off on Apple works with White House to release ‘COVID-19’ app

The app will ask users questions about symptoms, location and risk factors and then provide the appropriate up-to-date guidance from the CDC.;

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For these Israelis, farm work offers refuge from the coronavirus crisis

By | April 9th, 2020|Categories: Israel|

Over a million Israelis have been fired or laid off due to the coronavirus crisis, and border closures have left farmers desperate for workers. In that void the pioneering ‘Jewish labor’ ethos is making a comeback

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