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Communal Living Makes a Comeback

in Life, Culture & Sports

One could say the concept sprouted in Israel with the first kibbutz in 1909, when group settlements and collective living experiences were both desirable and necessary for survival. Today, of the 270 kibbutzim which exist in Israel, only a handful still operate like they used to. Capitalism and commercialism made communal living less needed and…

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Israel and Jordan Partner on Joint Sea Canal

in Economy & Innovation

One thing Middle Eastern neighbors Jordan and Israel can agree on is the scarcity of the most needed energy resource for survival – water. With Israel’s massive experience when it comes to water preservation and sanitation, a project which had been postponed numerous times based on political conflict is now expected to be moving forward…

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New Israeli Elections in April

in Economy & Innovation

New Israeli elections were just announced and set for April 9, and there is an uproar of action for those seeking the chance for political power within the government. With the opportunity, or hope, for a political shift in the Israeli sphere, a slew of new political parties have been announced. In an unexpected breakaway…

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Yellow Vest Protests in Israel Demand Economic Justice

in Economy & Innovation

Cost of living in Israel is reaching a point of no return. Prices are rising across the board, including by about 4.5% for water bills, 6% for electricity, plus fuel, phone bills, food, and more. Even the Bank of Israel has increased their interest rate from 0.1% to 0.25%, the first rate increase since 2011…

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Peace is in the Pipeline?

in Economy & Innovation

Israel, Greece, Cyprus and Italy have agreed to build an East Mediterranean gas pipeline. The $7 billion-dollar project will lay a pipeline from Israel to Europe to supply gas to the European countries. The new project will allow for Israel to expand their energy distribution and will also minimize the need and influence from Arab…

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