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GDP and Inflation Rates Grow in Israel 

in Economy & Innovation

After the economic decline in 2020, Israel’s Finance Ministry has revised their forecasted GDP growth rate from 5.5% to 7.1% for 2021. In 2022, the forecast remains at 4.7%. While the economy bounces back after coronavirus, the Ministry of Finance confirms that the decline of last year will be offset this year.  They have found…

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11% of Children Suffer from Long COVID

in Health & Science

For children aged 3-18 who contracted coronavirus, about 11.2% have experienced the effects of long COVID, says a recent survey by the Health Ministry. Ongoing symptoms include illness, fatigue, breathlessness, disturbed sleep, concentration problems, and mental health issues. Ultimately, with isolation, school closures, and the midsummer war, it is uncertain what impact the virus has…

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1,500-Year-Old Wine Complex Found in Israel

in Life, Culture & Sports

In a recent discovery, a commercial wine complex was found just south of Tel Aviv in Yavne. Four large warehouses were discovered, along with five 225-meter wine presses inside. The wine presses are believed to be about 1500 years old from the Byzantine era, which dates back to the 4th or 5th century. The complex…

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Startup Nation Led by 6% of Population

in Economy & Innovation

A recent study found that Israel’s hi-tech industry, while made up of over 335,000 people, is led by about 20,000 people, or 6%. The study by Sparks Consulting shows that Israel has done a stellar job marketing itself as the startup nation, and its position as a tech giant is valid; however, only a handful…

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Men More Vulnerable to COVID-19; Mortality Declines

in Health & Science

Israel’s life expectancy is in the top 10 highest around the world; however, this past year saw the steepest decline, specifically in men’s life expectancy, due to the challenging health circumstances since the coronavirus pandemic went widespread in March 2020.  From 2019 to 2020, life expectancy for Israeli men decreased by 3.5 months, from 81…

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