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Coronavirus Updates in Israel

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With coronavirus already spreading to 28 countries besides China, the Health Ministry is trying to protect its citizens; however, may not have the capacity to do so should outbreak hit. A tour group from South Korea, visiting Israel for a week in early February, has been infected with coronavirus, or COVID-19. All 77 members of…

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Israel Sends Medical Supplies to China

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With the continuing spread of coronavirus, mostly in China, numerous organizations in Israel are jumping to respond to its call for medical aid. Over 75,700 people have contracted corona virus in China, and of them, over 2,100 have died. SmartAID is an Israeli nonprofit humanitarian organization which has sent over a large shipment of masks…

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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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