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Ground-breaking Philistine discovery

in Tourism & Nature

After around 30 years of excavating, archaeologists of the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon discovered a Philistine cemetery. The findings from this cemetery can be dated to the 11th-8th century BCE and are considered a piece of evidence for the migration background of the Philistines in the 12th century BCE. The Philistines buried their dead…

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10 world records in one bridge

in Tourism & Nature

This footbridge is a superlative in every aspect: it breaks ten world records, being the highest and longest transparent glass bridge spanning China’s Zhangjianjie Grand Canyon. The bridge will be opened for the public later in July. This impressive piece of architecture was designed and built by Israeli architect Haim Dotan who told CNN: “The…

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Israeli airport security for London Heathrow

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Europe’s busiest airport and third biggest airport world-wide, London Heathrow, considers adopting  the Israeli airport  security system. After fearing future threats, the British management is flying over to Israel next week to learn about the ‘ring of steel’. Israel’s Ben Gurion airport maintains at least twelve layers of security – called ‘ring of steel’. The…

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Beach Art: Picasso in Bikini

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

Nine reproductions of Picasso, Matisse, Renoir, Kandinsky and other famous painters are framing the beach promenade south of Bograshow street in Tel Aviv. The open air art gallery is a municipal initiative, in cooperation with the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Each of the paintings is briefly explained and made accessible for the whole family…

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Live broadcast of buzzard’s gossip

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Israel’s wildlife is much discussed these days as the live stream of a buzzard’s family is going viral. More than 80,000 people have looked in on the buzzards in the Judean lowlands east of Kiryat Gat. “We’re all voyeurs and we all love gossip. In effect it’s a glimpse into a couple’s bedroom,” says Prof.…

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