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Where Israel Can Lead the World

Ahead of a recent entrepreneurial conference, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu identified three global industries in which Israel already has or could soon take a leading role.

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Tevet is the fourth month in the Jewish civil calendar, but the 10th month according to the religious calendar, if one begins counting from the month of Nisan, when the people of Israel came out of Egypt.

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Face Recognition for Everyday Life

Maybe it’s more than just a gadget for party animals who can’t remember the people they met the night before, because OrCam Technologies Ltd., the company behind MyMe, scored an impressive $130 million in investments last year.

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Lab-Grown Steak

Israeli firm Aleph Farms has unveiled a new kind of steak that does not come from a slaughtered animal, but is grown in the lab.

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Amoz Oz: The Passing of an Israeli Icon

Leaving behind a legacy of 40 books and hundreds of articles, some of which appeared in 45 different languages, Amos Oz (b. 1939) passed away on December 28 at the age of 79.

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Israel Will Save Us!

While on the surface Israel still ‘enjoys’ the reputation of evildoer in the Arab world, behind the scenes it is the Jewish state that helps keep many of the current Arab governments in power.

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The Fate of the Tribes of Israel

The Jewish people are, of course, descendants of the 12 Tribes that entered and divided the Promised Land under divine command.

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SIEGMUND LOEWE Pioneer of radio technology

Siegmund Loewe was a pioneer of radio technology and co-founder of Loewe Technologies, still a leader in consumer and communication technology.

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Making the Desert Green

Very few seem to have the time, resources or desire to invest in the desert, which accounts for 60 percent of Israel’s territory.

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Dragged Through the Mud

The term Ocher Israel (עוכר ישראל) is a derogatory expression for an enemy of Israel who does nothing but evil against the nation.

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New Shopping Mall for Israelis and Palestinians

A shopping mall planned for the northern district of Jerusalem is annoying Palestinian activists who don’t tolerate any form of coexistence with Jews.

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BUSTED!

The mainstream media has long been criticized for publishing only what Arab leaders say in English, while all but ignoring their remarks in Arabic, which are often of a much different nature.

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Colonialists in Their Own Country?

In what is now a Palestinian Christmas tradition, local officials and media outlets spent the holiday season insisting that Jesus was a “Palestinian refugee” and the first “Palestinian martyr.”

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The Day After Netanyahu

Does Israel’s upcoming national election mark the beginning of the end for Benjamin Netanyahu’s long premiership?

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One Law Two Different Measures

Weird as it may sound, Israel discriminates against Jews living in Judea and Samaria (the so-called “West Bank”).

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With Joseph and Mary in Nazareth

In what is becoming an annual tradition, Anat and I visited Haifa and Nazareth during the Christmas season, along with several friends.

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Where are you from?

The train to Tel Aviv passed right by. I had missed it by 18 seconds.

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Rabbi Donates Organs

“As a rabbi, I do a lot of talking about love, doing things for others and altruism.

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2018 Closes With Another Tourism Record

Last year, 4,120,800 tourists came to Israel, 14 percent more than the year before, which was also a record year, and 42 percent more than in 2016.

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JERUSALEM 2018: Biblical Figures on Trial

Following a turbulent hearing, the judge announced his verdict: “Cain is acquitted of the accusation of murder owing to lack of evidence, and instead convicted of manslaughter in the death of his brother Abel.”

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Will Heroes Solve the Conflict?

After a Palestinian blogger launched his “Captain Palestine” superhero to “liberate the Palestinian people from Israeli occupation,” Srulik, a famous cartoon character created in 1956 by artist Kariel Gardosh, was transformed recently into “Zionman.”

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Almost 9 Million Inhabitants

At the end of 2018, Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics published figures revealing that the Jewish state’s population had increased by 2 percent over the past year to 8,972,000 inhabitants.

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Salary Inequality

The salary gap between the sexes is particularly high in Israel, where a woman earns only 69 percent of what a man earns.

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Tallest Skyscraper

The Azrieli Group, which has already built three skyscrapers that dominate the Tel Aviv skyline, has now begun construction on a fourth.

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Ofra Haza – Prayer

Ofra Haza was an internationally-recognized singer who was nominated for the Grammy Award, among many other prizes.

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