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Israeli Health Care System is Deteriorating

in Health & Science

A new report by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel shows the numbers clearly. The Israeli healthcare system isn’t prepared to support the citizens of Israel. If doesn’t re-prioritize its services, Israeli health will continue going downhill. General health metrics look good on paper. Infant mortality rate is one of the lowest…

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Intransition: An Art Exhibit to Support Transgender

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

When two young Israelis, both identifying as transgender, were murdered in Tel Aviv this past summer, the LGBTQ community raised their rainbow flags high and protested against the violence towards the queer community. In the past decade around the globe, almost 3,000 transgender and diverse-gender people have been killed by shooting, stabbing or beating. And…

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World’s First Daycare for Kids with Cancer

in Health & Science

The “Daycare of Dreams,” located in Ramat Gan, Israel, was built as a space for children with cancer to just be kids. Children with pediatric cancer suffer from weak immune systems and so must take every precaution to avoid contamination, which could be fatal. The daycare is known as the “world’s first sterile educational and…

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New Israeli Elections in April

in Economy & Innovation

New Israeli elections were just announced and set for April 9, and there is an uproar of action for those seeking the chance for political power within the government. With the opportunity, or hope, for a political shift in the Israeli sphere, a slew of new political parties have been announced. In an unexpected breakaway…

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Israeli Inclusivity Town Being Built for Disabled

in Life, Culture & Sports

Inclusivity is taking priority in Israel, thanks to inspiration from the musician Yitzchak Perlman’s Genesis Prize. Since being named the 2016 winner, Perlman has taken massive steps to create more inclusive opportunities for people who are disabled across Israel. One project is a brand new town near Beer Sheba called Daniel, which will be all…

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