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Israeli Early Education programs prove Worthy

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science
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Being utilized in over ten countries worldwide, HIPPY, which stands for Home Instruction for Parents and Preschool Youngsters, is now taking a turn towards South Korea and other Asian countries. Developed in 1969 by Dr. Avima Lombard of Hebrew University in Jerusalem, HIPPY is an educational initiative which provides a platform for parents to learn…

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Purim is Coming

in Life, Culture & Sports
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A brief glimpse of a vibrant yellow tutu, and you can feel that it’s coming. Whether it’s a gang of small girls dressed like superheroes or a crew of grown men dressed as fairies, it’s a clear sign that Purim is fast approaching, and the entire country is ready to celebrate. For anyone not familiar, Purim…

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Babysitter’s Club 2.0

in Economy & Innovation/Life, Culture & Sports
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Ya’ara Cohen grew up in Jerusalem as the eldest of 5 sisters and surrounded by plenty of cousins, and inevitably, as a babysitter. She was always the oldest at family affairs and the youngest employee in her offices. She found herself in high demand, and was always being asked the same question – “can you…

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Early diagnosis of autism has 88% chance of Saving Lives

in Health & Science/Monthly Report
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“There has to be another way,” thought Dr. Hanna Alonim, as she saw 6-year old children tied to their beds, over-stimulated and over-medicated. When Hanna started her professional career in the 80’s and later received her PhD in Mental Health, she spent time working with a group of deaf children. What she discovered was frightening.…

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Stories from the Holy Land: Kid-o-Fun

in Life, Culture & Sports
Israeli men like children, and they don't just want 1 or 2, they favour 3 (Credit: Gefen Yaakov, GPO)

‘If you ask me, three children are one too many.’ When my mother made this statement about her idea of family planning last week, I suddenly started to feel uneasy. Don’t get me wrong, I love my mum. She is a wise lady, a mother, a former teacher, and she is right most of the…

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