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Unemployment Rate in Israel Lowest Ever

in Economy & Innovation

Working steadily to push Israel’s unemployment rates below 4% is Moshe Kahlon, Finance Minister, who saw a drop from 4.3% to 4.1% just one month ago, from June to July. While around 20% of the population lives below the poverty line, the economy seems to be fulfilling what it can – creating more jobs to…

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Sleep Study Blames the Blue Screen

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Sleep is one the most important physiological functions of our body. When people don’t get enough sleep, the body and brain is affected on a long-term basis, causing a decline in concentration, can weaken the immune system, cause depression and much more. While everybody is different, the average person needs 7 to 8 hours of…

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Weizmann Institute Named Best International Researcher

in Health & Science

The Nature Index ranked the world’s top 200 research centers, and Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science landed sixth on the list, and the first international best after the top five listed in the United States. The number one school listed is Scripps Research Institute in San Diego. The institutions were ranked according to the impact…

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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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