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Israel Ranks Low on Tourism Report Despite Large Efforts

in Tourism & Nature

Israel has been placed in the 61st spot of the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report.  The Ministry of Tourism has made major efforts in increasing the tourism industry in Israel, and Israel’s ranking did move up 11 places since last year; however, there were many factors which kept Israel low down on…

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Are Children Born Racist?

in Monthly Report

In a series of studies, Professor Gil Diesendruck from Bar-Ilan University in Israel, focused on children and racism. We met him for a talk about education, evolution and limits. This article is translated into English from the original version written by Joelle Weil. Between the Lines: Why did you choose to study children and racism? Diesendruck:…

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Science Confirms Escape Tunnel Existed

in Life, Culture & Sports

April 24, 2017 is Holocaust Remembrance Day. In Israel, the day is commemorated with memorials, ceremonies, and most notably, a country wide siren rings throughout Israel. The siren initiates a moment of silence to pay tribute to the victims of the Holocaust. For one shared moment, citizens stop what they are doing, get out of…

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Women Team Up to Challenge Wage Gap

in Economy & Innovation

A group of women have teamed up to challenge the wage gap in the Israeli high tech industry. The average woman in the United States gets paid 20% less than a man in the same position and with the same skill set. In the high tech industry and specifically in Israel, the difference in wage…

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Our Faces Match Our Names

in Health & Science

Our names have more influence than we think, says a recent research study conducted in Israel and France. The study was initiated at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and its aim was to explore if a person’s name has any influence on their appearance. Hundreds of people were shown head shots of complete strangers. When provided…

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