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Israeli Economy Grows and Need for Inclusivity Does Too

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The Israeli economy is booming, and the societal split is growing larger with each step forward. A recently released 2018 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD report, shows what might seem like advancement in Israel’s society; however, the economic gaps between groups like the Haredim and Arabs are only growing further with low employment…

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Refugees Saved from Genocide is First Step

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A group of 300 Sudanese asylum seekers were granted refugee status in Israel. While community outrage towards the treatment of thousands of asylum seekers continues, this small but starting step is the right direction towards a positive humanitarian approach to the complicated situation the Israeli government initiated with their plan to expel over 16,000 asylum…

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Autonomous cars are driving Jerusalem

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By the end of 2019, a fleet of partially autonomous cars will be travelling the roads of Jerusalem, Israel. It’s the latest news from Mobileye, an Israeli startup acquired by Intel, that leads about 70% of the autonomous driving market and advancing road safety. According to their website, Mobileye currently works with over 13 global…

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American Public Transport is Transforming with Israeli App

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Public transportation will never be the same again. Via, a new Israeli mobile app created by Daniel Ramot and Oren Shoval, has introduced the Israeli concept of the sherut, Israel’s shared minibuses, and made it accessible to all. Sheruts are yellow minibuses which hold one driver and ten passengers, following a fixed route and picking…

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Israel Funds High Tech Park for Palestinians

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An injection of inspiration is being cast straight into Palestinian society. As part of Plan 922, a 2015 governmental proposal to distribute NIS 15 billion to the Palestinian technological sector, a new piece is being unraveled. The plan is aimed to create more jobs, bridge the income gap, and offer beneficial opportunities for the future.…

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