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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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Mile High Club for Marriage

in Life, Culture & Sports

Couples in Israel are getting married later in life, and the percentage of people getting married overall has dropped by over 29% since two years ago. This sharp decrease is likely, or most definitely, due to the harsh and strict rulings of the Jewish Rabbinate, who still hold control over the marriage laws in Israel,…

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Birthright Connects History, Hi Tech and Humanity

in Economy & Innovation

Wandering the streets in Tel Aviv are hundreds, if not thousands of tourists at any given time. These tourists are not just any tourists. They are groups of young Jews from across the world, most which have never been to Israel before, and have been chosen to join the ranks of Birthright. Birthright groups are…

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Israelis Speak Up And Show Up Against Aleppo Massacre

in Economy & Innovation

The massacre in Aleppo has hit close to home for the people in Israel. As a country infused with ancestral pain and trauma because of the Holocaust, there seems to be a widespread understanding that citizens of Israel must speak up and support those who cannot speak for themselves. Even though Israelis, like the rest…

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Hotel Owner Gives Millions to Employees in Will

in Life, Culture & Sports

Employees of a popular hotel chain in Israel received a pleasant shock after previous news that their former boss had passed away. Gilbert Luzon, who died earlier this year, owned the King Solomon Hotels in Jerusalem and Tiberius, and kindly decided to leave his loyal employees over two million dollars. Luzon had organized his will…

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