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Plans for “Renewable Energy Capital” in Golan Heights

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A Brief Note from the Editor – The Israeli-Swiss Association  First, we wish our readers, donors, and friends the happiest new year. We appreciate that you spend your time reading Between the Lines each week.  As you know, many organizations that depend on donations are going through difficult times, and donations are being reduced or canceled.…

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Israeli Youth Travel to UAE to Reimagine Future

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In the eighth year of its afterschool science, technology, and entrepreneurship program, PICO Kids has sent one of many upcoming delegations to Dubai for a 5-day summit focusing on water solutions. Sixteen kids, or PICO Ambassadors, from Jerusalem, Israel met a group of peers from the UAE who teamed up for a make-a-thon at the…

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Israeli Unicorns Doubled in 2021

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Israeli technologies are flying up, with 33 new Unicorns “born” this year alone, which means startups that are valued at over $1 billion. In 2020, there were only 20 Israeli unicorns. The three dominating sectors are fintech, cybertech, and tech infrastructure, which have led the way bringing in a total of $24.5 billion in the…

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Tel Aviv Most Expensive City in the World

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According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, Tel Aviv surpassed Paris, Singapore, and New York, jumping into first place as the number one most expensive city in the world. Supported by the strength of the New Israeli Shekel and the rising transport and grocery prices, the white city has reached a new economic peak, and not…

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Israel and Jordan Sign Solar and Water Deal 

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After recent meetings between Israeli and Jordanian Energy Ministers in the UAE, an agreement was made and signed to build a major solar power plant in Jordan, that will generate electricity for Israel, and a desalination plant in Israel that will supply water to Jordan.  The declaration of intent was signed by Israel on Monday,…

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