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Journey Out of Jerusalem

in Economy & Innovation/Life, Culture & Sports
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You would think the capital city of Israel and the holiest city in the world would bring an influx of new residents every year – and it does. However, the population rate shows that more people are leaving Jerusalem than entering the city, and it’s been going on for a number of consecutive years. In…

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Babysitter’s Club 2.0

in Economy & Innovation/Life, Culture & Sports
Photo Credit: Popinz

Ya’ara Cohen grew up in Jerusalem as the eldest of 5 sisters and surrounded by plenty of cousins, and inevitably, as a babysitter. She was always the oldest at family affairs and the youngest employee in her offices. She found herself in high demand, and was always being asked the same question – “can you…

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Jerusalem is Making Moves

in Life, Culture & Sports
Philanthropist Robert Kraft donated $6 m to build Jerusalem's new sports complex

Robert Kraft has donated $6 million dollars to the development of a multi-sports complex in Jerusalem. The gift comes just in time to honor the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, and the 20th Maccabiah Games, set to take place in Jerusalem in July 2017. Kraft is the owner of the NFL’s New England…

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Fast Train Approach

in Health & Science
Some say, Tel Aviv will become a suburb of Jerusalem and vice versa (Credit: Haim Zach)

If everything goes according to the plan, the fast train connecting Tel Aviv and Jerusalem is scheduled to start operating in 2018. The construction for the long-term project is one of the country’s biggest projects with a budget of NIS 7 billion. For the new train a few records had to be built: the country’s…

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Cornerstone for the new National Library

in Life, Culture & Sports

Jerusalem’s next prestige project is on its way: at the beginning of this week, President Reuven Rivlin symbolically laid the first cornerstone for the country`s new National Library. The building, due to be opened in 2020, is designed and carried out by the Swiss architects Herzog and de Meuron and the Israeli architects Amir Mann-Ami…

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