MAGAZINE ABOUT LIFE IN ISRAEL

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February 2017

How a Tel Aviv Apartment is like a New Relationship

in Life, Culture & Sports
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I turn her on and hit her on the side twice. It’s the only way she works, my washing machine. She came with the apartment and remained a mystery for the first month. Can she spin or is she broken? After a few trials and many errors, I discovered her secret – she just needs…

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The Dead Sea is Dying

in Tourism & Nature
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Thousands of sinkholes have popped up, or more literally, sunken into the area surrounding the Dead Sea. As the lowest point on Earth, the natural sinkhole phenomenon occurring around the Dead Sea is being caused by the lack of water being filtered into the big pond, and the abundance of water being filtered out. Because…

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Apple acquires Israeli Facial Recognition Software

in Economy & Innovation
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The fourth time is the facial recognition charm. The giant US corporation, Apple Inc, has acquired RealFace, an Israeli invented software with built in facial recognition. This is the fourth time that Apple has hit the Israeli market to snatch up a genius software, and they report spending about $2 million dollars. RealFace is a…

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Robot Companion to Cure Loneliness for Elderly

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science
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Loneliness is becoming a worldwide epidemic, especially for older people who live alone. Recent studies have proven the dire effects loneliness can have on someone’s life, and an Israeli company called Intuition Robotics has set out to change that. Intuition Robotics has brought together the fields of technology and psychology to create Elli●Q, a robot…

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Award-winning Film peeks into Liberal Arab World

in Life, Culture & Sports
Credit: Deux Beaux Garcon Films

We’re finally getting a proper peek into the Israeli Arab world, and the Arab leadership is already calling for a boycott. “In Between” is an award winning film, recently released, which shares the story of three Arab women who decide to leave their small village of Umm al-Fahm and move to Tel Aviv, the most…

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