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Solar Power Will Save the World

in Economy & Innovation

The Environmental Protection Ministry, supported by the OECD, is urging Israel to move to 40% renewable energy by 2030, despite their previously stated goal of 30%, which is still being pursued by the Energy Ministry. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz continues to push for gas-powered plants stationed in the Mediterranean Sea, and says that 30% is…

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Tel Aviv Gets a Ferry?

in Economy & Innovation

As light rail construction ensues until its alleged end date in 2022, all roads leading to Tel Aviv continue to grow in traffic congestion – though a new and quite creative solution was proposed – a ferry system. The idea was sourced by Miri Regev, the newly appointed Transportation Minister, who asked for solutions in…

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Artificial Intelligence Saves the Beehives

in Economy & Innovation

Each year, about 40% of beehives collapse, causing millions of bees to die. Compared to a 3% mortality rate at its lowest, today, decades later, the bee mortality rate stands at 35%. Most of the hive collapse happens on commercial bee farms, where there is less manpower and expertise in how to mindfully manage a…

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Israel’s Current Corona Economy

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science

 An all-in-one protest hit the Tel Aviv streets last Saturday night gathering 10,000 Israeli residents at Rabin Square, who were rallying for better support during the financially challenging times amidst the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Members from the restaurant world, entertainment industry, social workers, students, and artists were present, who have all been hit hard. There…

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First Bedouin Ambassador of Israel Appointed

in Economy & Innovation

The first ever Bedouin Ambassador, Ishmael Khaldi, was appointed to the Foreign Ministry on Sunday, July 5. Khaldi will represent Israel in Eritrea. Khaldi grew up in Khawalid, Northern Israel near Haifa, and worked as a shepherd. He later studied political science and international relations in Haifa and Tel Aviv. He initiated a project inviting…

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