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Could HIV Cure be Close?

in Health & Science

For the past three consecutive years, HIV/AIDS cases have been on the decline in Israel. This is thanks to the dedication of the Health Ministry to running various projects aimed to prevent and cure the previously fatal disease. Thanks to data from the National HIV Center in Israel, 2016 saw only 385 new cases of…

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Jonah and the Big Fish Mosaic Uncovered

in Life, Culture & Sports

We may recognize the famous story of Jonah and the big fish; however, it’s not often we get to witness the accompanying artwork from the 5th century. A delicately detailed mosaic portraying the biblical tale was found in an ancient village called Huqoq. Huqoq also houses what is thought to be remnants of a Roman synagogue…

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Israel is future Energy Powerhouse

in Economy & Innovation

Energy is everything, and with Israel’s steadfast advancement and dedication to the renewable energy resource market, notable people worldwide are paying attention. Enter Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, Texas, which is the energy capital of the world. Turner and his delegation are currently visiting Israel and is the first Texan mayor to fly over to…

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Toiletries cost too much in Israel

in Economy & Innovation

Toothpaste from Colgate costs almost 50% more in Israel than it does anywhere else in the world, claims a recent report comparing global toiletry prices. The Central Bureau of Statistics compared costs in 13 countries and found that Israel sold mostly imported toiletries like deodorant and toothpaste for about 50% more than other countries. The…

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Smoking Kills 8,000 Israelis per year

in Health & Science

While Israelis may feel the life or death circumstances at any given moment on a daily basis, there is a recent report which shows the rates are rising of those inflicting harm on themselves. In an annual 2016 smoking report, the numbers and rates of smokers in Israel are alarming. Despite a 2011 effort by…

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