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From Lifeguard Tower to Luxury Hotel

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

Tel Aviv tourism has gone wild thanks to their new creative social media campaign, “Two Cities, One Break.” Collaborations between the Israel Tourism Ministry, The City of Tel Aviv-Yafo, and “Brown Hotels” Urban Collection are behind this competition, where the winner receives a 4-day, 5-star luxury stay in a lifeguard tower. Not just any lifeguard…

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Israeli Doctor Helps 16 Deaf Palestinian Kids Hear

in Health & Science

Sixteen palestinian children were granted their sense of hearing thanks to the efforts of the Peres Center for Peace. The series of cochlear ear implant surgeries happened in a marathon style fashion and were performed in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem.   The children were from Gaza and the West Bank, and though the…

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How a Tel Aviv Apartment is like a New Relationship

in Life, Culture & Sports

I turn her on and hit her on the side twice. It’s the only way she works, my washing machine. She came with the apartment and remained a mystery for the first month. Can she spin or is she broken? After a few trials and many errors, I discovered her secret – she just needs…

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The Dead Sea is Dying

in Tourism & Nature

Thousands of sinkholes have popped up, or more literally, sunken into the area surrounding the Dead Sea. As the lowest point on Earth, the natural sinkhole phenomenon occurring around the Dead Sea is being caused by the lack of water being filtered into the big pond, and the abundance of water being filtered out. Because…

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Apple acquires Israeli Facial Recognition Software

in Economy & Innovation

The fourth time is the facial recognition charm. The giant US corporation, Apple Inc, has acquired RealFace, an Israeli invented software with built in facial recognition. This is the fourth time that Apple has hit the Israeli market to snatch up a genius software, and they report spending about $2 million dollars. RealFace is a…

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