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From Mindless Consumption to Mindful Consumerism

in Life, Culture & Sports

It was a rough day in Tel Aviv. I missed the bus, spent too long at the bank, forgot to eat, and cried on four street corners for no apparent reason. The craving had kicked in and I knew just what I needed. I ducked into a shop, scoured the shelves, picked something up and…

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Israeli Trauma Team Flies to Pittsburgh

in Life, Culture & Sports

In the worst antisemitic tragedy of recent, 11 people were killed in cold blood during Saturday morning prayers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A far-right activist and online troll, Robert Bowers, 46, stormed the synagogue during the weekly Sabbath services with an assault rifle, shooting 11 community members dead, including a…

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Two Gold Medals and a Dash of Hope

in Life, Culture & Sports

Just one year ago, at a major judo tournament in the United Arab Emirates, Israelis were unable to compete under their national symbols. When Tal Flicker won the gold medal, the organizers refused to honor him with the national anthem and raising the flag – as is standard in regard to any sports win. This…

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E-commerce is Changing with Container Sharing

in Economy & Innovation

Imagine all the people being able to shop online for different things, from different shops, all to be packed in one container and shipped to Israel. If you’ve ever dealt with international shipping costs, this might sound like a dream. Especially to Israelis, as importing items into Israel is typically a nightmare thanks to high…

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Educated Israelis are Emigrating

in Life, Culture & Sports

Opportunity is abundant for educated Israelis. About 5.8% of Israelis who earned academic degrees between 1980 and 2010 have emigrated, mostly to the United States or Europe. In numbers, about 33,000 people, choose to take their knowledge to support their living abroad, most for at least 3 years, a Central Bureau of Statistics report shows.…

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