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Aerosmith and the Power of Music

in Life, Culture & Sports

If you had to imagine a group of Israelis standing in line for over two hours, your experience would likely consist of one large clump of humans smashed as close as possible to the front of wherever they think they need to be.  Now add 50,000 excited concert goers to that plus alcohol, and you…

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Israel is Roasting a Clean Meat Culture

in Economy & Innovation

In 2013, Mark Post made the first test-tube burger. He was convinced he could create a better way to produce meat. The lab-grown burger cost 250,000 British pounds, took 3 months to make using cultured animal cells – and actually tasted just like a burger. Fast forward to 2017 and dozens of organizations have jumped…

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I’m Over 30, Single and Okay with it

in Life, Culture & Sports

“You need to start having children immediately,” said the cab driver, who went from complete stranger to worried safta during our 20-minute journey. “It’s your only life purpose.” What I had believed would be a peaceful drive between meetings had just turned into a Jewish inquisition, and I could feel the weight of societal pressure…

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Tel Aviv SlutWalk Rallies for Women’s Rights and Bodies

in Life, Culture & Sports

It started when a police officer said that “women should avoid dressing like sluts” to prevent them from being raped. Since that day in Canada in 2011, hundreds of thousands of women have rallied across the world in SlutWalks, a global movement calling for an end to rape culture and protecting women’s fundamental right of…

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Manners Save You Money at This Coffee Shop

in Life, Culture & Sports

Israeli culture tends to be rushed, aggressive and refreshingly direct. It can be seen in the bustling streets and it can be heard in the way that people speak to one another. The Israeli community is like one big family – for the good and the bad – and sometimes their tone can be harsh,…

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