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Women Lead in Life Science Industry

in Health & Science

Biotechnology is booming, and women are leading the way. The ratio of women to men in the bio-medical industry in Israel is about 70-30. Based on the large number of women who have been educated in the life sciences, the field is being dominated by women. In addition, the life science industry appreciates experience, education…

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An American-ish Girl in Tel Aviv

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

I didn’t think I fit in. It showed in the small and simple things. Instead of the standard peanut butter and jelly sandwich, I would spend lunchtime biting into the delicious and eccentric combination of cream cheese and cucumber. Instead of going to Jewish summer sleepaway camp, I would travel to Israel. Instead of being named…

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Israeli Gal Gadot is Wonder Woman

in Life, Culture & Sports

A new kind of Israeli craze has risen onto the worldwide scene. It has superhero powers, can save the world, and is wrapped in a Jewish Israeli identity called Gal Gadot. Born in the small town of Rosh HaAyin, Gal Gadot grew up riding horses, eating hummus, and modeling. At 18 years old, she became…

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I’m Over 30, Single and Okay with it

in Life, Culture & Sports

“You need to start having children immediately,” said the cab driver, who went from complete stranger to worried safta during our 20-minute journey. “It’s your only life purpose.” What I had believed would be a peaceful drive between meetings had just turned into a Jewish inquisition, and I could feel the weight of societal pressure…

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Tel Aviv SlutWalk Rallies for Women’s Rights and Bodies

in Life, Culture & Sports

It started when a police officer said that “women should avoid dressing like sluts” to prevent them from being raped. Since that day in Canada in 2011, hundreds of thousands of women have rallied across the world in SlutWalks, a global movement calling for an end to rape culture and protecting women’s fundamental right of…

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