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October 2016

A personal resume

in Monthly Report/Uncategorized

When I came to Israel for a two month stint, I didn’t expect to fall in love with this crazy little country. People sometimes ask me if I literally ‘just’ moved to Israel ‘like that’. Well, yes. It was an overnight decision, anything but rational and probably one of the best decisions of my life.…

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Cofix goes Russia

in Economy & Innovation

The Israeli coffee chain Cofix opened its first shop in Moscow – disrupting the coffee chain price range in the Russian capital. While Cofix sells coffee for 50 rubles, local top dog Starbucks charges 245 rubles for a cup of cappucchino, according to Bloomberg News. Cofix-founder Avi Katz states that ‘in Russia, it costs 20…

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New Museum of Natural History

in Health & Science

It should be a busy season for architect Michal Kimmel-Eshkelot: Construction of his latest project, the new Steinhardt Museum of Natural History started this week and the pivotal project is slated to open in March 2017. Adjoined to the Tel Aviv University (TAU), the museum in the shape of Noah’s Ark, will also be home…

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Work hard, play hard

in Economy & Innovation

Israelis are well-known for their solution-oriented way of thinking. This holds true for the initiators of ‘Pub Hub’: they turn night bars into co-working spaces during the day. Offering some of the most affordable co-working spaces (NIS 500 per month or NIS 225 per week) with free coffee, Wifi and daily opening hours from 9am…

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Sailing in the North

in Tourism & Nature

Israel’s coastal excursion in the north started operating this week. The pleasure cruise line links the two ports of Haifa and Acre which were partly renovated beforehand. The Tourism Ministry invested about NIS 11 m in the upgrading. Passengers are able to enjoy the scenic route including views of the Carmel mountains, the coastline, downtown…

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