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June 2017

Israeli Designer Brings Culture to Clothing Line

in Life, Culture & Sports

In quite a new and unorthodox manner, Israeli designer Hed Mayner has combined the various spectrums of uniforms in Israel’s culture – from the military to the religious Orthodox – into one incredible clothing line for the modern world. Mayner grew up in a small town along the Lebanese border in Northern Israel. He was…

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Israel is bringing back the Lost Tribe

in Life, Culture & Sports

This story goes back in time about 2,700 years ago, when the biblical tribe of Menasseh was forced out of Israel, and found a place to settle in India. Today, that lost tribe is known to be part of the Bnei Menashe community, and they landed in a northern Indian island called Mizoram. Now, the…

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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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Israelis are going places

in Tourism & Nature

Israelis are flying high, both literally and figuratively. Since the Open Sky Agreement, or “Open Skies,” between Israel and the European Union was signed in 2013, the number of Israelis travelling abroad has increased by 85%. Between January to May of 2017, over 2.2 million Israelis have taken flight. Compared to the same time period…

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Bye Bye, Binary Options

in Economy & Innovation

It’s not often a government shuts down a multi-billion-dollar business, but in the case of the corrupt binary options industry, the Israeli government has approved a nationwide ban. The binary options business has been around for a decade and has long been known for its fraudulent and financial scamming, and overall “unkosher” business practices. Only…

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