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Peace is in the Pipeline?

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Israel, Greece, Cyprus and Italy have agreed to build an East Mediterranean gas pipeline. The $7 billion-dollar project will lay a pipeline from Israel to Europe to supply gas to the European countries. The new project will allow for Israel to expand their energy distribution and will also minimize the need and influence from Arab…

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Tel Aviv is Only 21% Youth

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Compared to other major cities in Israel, Tel Aviv has the least percentage of children 17 and under. In a recent report published by the Central Bureau of Statistics, Modiin Illit, an Orthodox town, has the highest percentage of youth at 64%, versus Tel Aviv whose population is only made up of 21%. Living in…

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Supermarkets About to Super Save

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What if you could reduce food waste and save money? A new Israeli company called Wasteless just raised $2 million in funding based on its cause to supports dynamic consumer pricing and supermarkets wastefulness. Their technology, which works similarly to that of cheap flight sites, creates a bridge to manage a store’s inventory, incentivize expiring…

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Free WIFI may cost Israel Railways $84 Million

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If free WIFI doesn’t work, is it still free? Not according to David Zeltser, an Israel Railways customer who, along with at least 5 million other passengers, have filed a class action lawsuit against the company for marketing a service they don’t fully deliver. As Israel Railways uses free WIFI in many of their marketing…

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Female Politicians on the Rise in Israel

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History was made in the nationwide Israeli municipal elections, as expected for the year of 2018. Just a little more of the glass ceiling is being shattered, as a record-breaking number of female politicians ran for positions and were voted into victory. The elections were held in 251 cities across Israel, with a few major…

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