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The 2,000-Year-Old Judean Date is Back

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An array of Judean date seeds, grown about 2,000 years ago, have been fertilized and nine months later, are beginning to sprout. Out of 32 date seeds, 6 have blossomed to make up their own modern-day tribe of Judean dates. Elaine Solowey, the Director of Sustainable Agriculture of the Arava Institute, who is leading the…

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Coronavirus Safety Precautions in Israel

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The Ministry of Health in Israel is taking full precautions to limit the spread of coronavirus in Israel. The latest announcement requires that any Israeli who has spent time in China must stay home for at least two weeks. Because the symptoms take time to catch up, this is a safety measure which may serve…

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Israeli Agriculture Is Top of the Field

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Professor Dani Zamir of Hebrew University is being awarded with the Israel Prize for his research on genetic cultivation and improving plant life. The award is given annually by the Education Ministry for scholars who are contributing valuable research to the fields of agriculture and environmental science. Zamir has been teaching genetics at Hebrew University…

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Air Pollution in Israel Causes Serious Threat

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Air pollution in Israel is reported at higher levels than acceptable by the Clear Air Law, which aims to improve air quality and reduce air pollution by prescribing regulations in order to protect human life and the natural environment. Based on a recent report by the Environmental Protection and Health Ministry, and also using data…

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Swine Flu Fatalities Increase in Israel

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Nineteen people died from complications with the flu, including three children, across Israel this winter season so far. With only 22% of the state receiving injections, up from 18% from this time last year, there are numerous factors creating concern amidst local communities. The Physicians Society for Public Health has placed an urgent call for…

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