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Israel Universities Increase English Class Offerings

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About 12,000 international students attend a variety of English language offerings in Israel. With the aim of doubling that number, the Israeli Council for Higher Education has approved 26 more courses offered in the English language. They recently approved 7 undergraduate courses and 19 master’s degrees in the hopes of bringing in 24,000 students by…

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Exhibition Naomi Leshem: The Ghosts Of Others

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Israeli-Swiss artist Naomi Leshem made a name for herself through her simple and serene photography. Her latest exhibition is “Ghosts of Others” and is not consistently recognizable as “typical” Naomi Leshem work. The series marks a turning point in Leshem’s art, from the processing of her own biography to the stories of others: people, objects…

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Jerusalem Marathon Breaks Records

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In the hilliest and holiest city of Jerusalem, a record-breaking number of 40,000 runners took to the streets to run the 9th annual Jerusalem Marathon. On the March 15th Friday morning, these thousands, which included about 4,600 athletes who flew in from 80 countries specifically for the event, chose from six differing routes to take.…

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Ethiopian Israeli Film Shares Humor and Reality 

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The first ever comedy, and commercial film, representing the life of the Israeli Ethiopian community has been released. “Lady Titi” was created by writer and director Esti Almo Wexler and her Israeli husband and film producer, Elad Wexler. The comedy, written in Hebrew and Amharic, tells the story of an Ethiopian man who is an…

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IKEA and McDonald’s Make Accessible Changes

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IKEA, Israel’s most beloved homegoods stores, has collaborated with two nonprofit organizations, Access Israel and Milbat, to create furniture add-ons accessible for people with disabilities. Together, the three organizations are working on the initiative called ThisAbles, with the aim of better integrating people who live in Israel with disabilities, and creating a way for them…

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