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Toiletries cost too much in Israel

in Economy & Innovation

Toothpaste from Colgate costs almost 50% more in Israel than it does anywhere else in the world, claims a recent report comparing global toiletry prices. The Central Bureau of Statistics compared costs in 13 countries and found that Israel sold mostly imported toiletries like deodorant and toothpaste for about 50% more than other countries. The…

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Smoking Kills 8,000 Israelis per year

in Health & Science

While Israelis may feel the life or death circumstances at any given moment on a daily basis, there is a recent report which shows the rates are rising of those inflicting harm on themselves. In an annual 2016 smoking report, the numbers and rates of smokers in Israel are alarming. Despite a 2011 effort by…

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Australians Always Have a Landing Pad in Israel

in Economy & Innovation

In an effort to grow their entrepreneurial ecosystem, the Australian Minister of Industry, Innovation and Science, Christopher Pyne, has initiated a new global program, where “Landing Pads” are placed at key technology hubs around the world. Israel is one of them. The aim of the Landing Pads are to provide an onsite space for Australian…

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Life Expectancy in Israel on the Rise

in Health & Science

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released their annual report this May, and Israel’s standing is good. The health statistics report touches on topics such as life expectancy rates, infant and maternal mortality rates, use of alcohol and drugs, vaccination and disease rates, and other medical services and information. Israel ranks high in life expectancy,…

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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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