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Tel Aviv is a Cruel, Cruel Renter’s World

in Life, Culture & Sports

“The apartment comes with a cat. If you don’t take the cat, you don’t take the apartment.” This was one of the more tame demands made by a Tel Aviv landlord, where street cats apparently get higher priority than humans. Demands run from the completely absurd to the highly inappropriate. This one example is simple…

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Visitors from China and India Boost Israel’s Tourism

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

Israeli tourism has experienced many losses in the past, and there is finally good news again. This past November, Israel saw an all-time high of 287,900 tourists, which is an increase of 38% since last November. Tourism Minister Yariv Levin mentions there were “intense marketing efforts directed especially at new countries like China and India,…

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Northern Israel Ravaged By Flames

in Economy & Innovation/Tourism & Nature

The northern part of Israel is urgently suffering due to many fires in the region since Tuesday. What may have started as a dry fire has now flipped into a state of emergency in Israel. Families have lost their homes and belongings, and over 60,000 people have been evacuated from Haifa, the well-known port city.…

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Israeli Woman Sparks Entrepreneurship and Investment in Palestinian Youth

in Economy & Innovation

A powerhouse for the Palestinian community made her mark in the economy by helping the Palestinian high tech sector go from almost 0% to a 6% GDP. A leader amongst social investments to create positive social change, Zika Abzuk has implemented various efforts to infuse technology investment into the Palestinian sector, particularly in the youth…

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Snapshots of the Shekel-family

in Economy & Innovation

Yes, the Currency Department published their annual report for 2015, but this is not what caught our attention – it is the little side notes that make money matters interesting, for some even sexy. Fact is that the overall amount of currency increased to NIS 73 billion from NIS 63 billion (2014-2015). Lower interest rates…

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