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Young Israelis Connect with Holocaust Survivors

in Health & Science/Life, Culture & Sports

Young Israelis have become a ray of light for Holocaust survivors. Over 160,000 survivors living in Israel need to survive a different kind of death sentence – loneliness. Studies have shown that people who feel lonely have double the chance of dying every day. For most survivors in Israel, add loneliness to the trauma of…

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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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Too Many Women Suffer from Intimate Partner Violence

in Health & Science

There is a reason why the UN initiated an international day to “End Violence Against Women” on November 25, and the subject of domestic violence against women is continued to be discussed worldwide. A study recently conducted by the Ben Gurion University in Israel proves that almost 40% of women in Israel between the ages…

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Waze’s new life saving function

in Health & Science

The media platform The Verge reports a new function of the navigation app Waze that is developed in order to save the lives of kids forgotten in cars. Statistics show that in the US alone 37 children passed died on average from heatstrokes in vehicles since 1998. Also in Israel, where it can get terribly…

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Why I came to Israel

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

Immigration to Israel is traditionally associated with Jews abroad. However, more and more non-Jewish people move to Israel – for love, for work or even simply out of passion for the country. Yet, in comparison to Jewish immigrants they are much less supported by the governmental immigration offices. We talked to four non-Jewish, German-speaking immigrants…

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