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Tel Aviv Gets a Ferry?

in Economy & Innovation

As light rail construction ensues until its alleged end date in 2022, all roads leading to Tel Aviv continue to grow in traffic congestion – though a new and quite creative solution was proposed – a ferry system. The idea was sourced by Miri Regev, the newly appointed Transportation Minister, who asked for solutions in…

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Second Wave of Corona has Arrived

in Health & Science

Over 220 coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 48 hours. As the Israeli population gets hits with infections and wide-scale testing resumes, the economy will remain open despite specific districts shutting down. About 130 schools and 21,877 students and teachers are currently in quarantine. At least 418 cases have been confirmed in schools, with…

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Reopening Israel with Ups and Downs

in Economy & Innovation

Could the Israel and coronavirus saga be coming to a close, or, is it just getting started? After a major economic shutdown and a countrywide lockdown, the effects of COVID-19 are still ringing loudly through Israeli society and the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of its universal audience. While the strict regulations have lifted…

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Intel and the Israeli Moovit App

in Economy & Innovation

While the world moves forward steadily innovating smart cars and automated driving, it’s crucial to ensure cities have the infrastructure to properly support the most updated modes of transport. As such, Intel is said to be in talks to buy the Israeli app, Moovit, for a $1 billion investment. Moovit is a GPS tracking platform,…

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El Al Airlines Struggles Amidst All-Time Travel Lows

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science/Tourism & Nature

As a result of the global coronavirus pandemic, Israel’s largest airline carrier has suspended flights to a number of destinations. In addition to China, Hong Kong, and Thailand, the airline has also stopped flights to Japan and Italy, which have all been impacted with the COVID-19 virus. With the rising numbers of infections, and the…

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