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Neot Smadar: An Island in the Desert

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This article has been translated from German and written by Katharina Hoeftmann Ciobotaru. It is not that easy to visit Neot Smadar. Although the inhabitants of the small kibbutz in the southern part of the Negev desert have created a landmark with their cultural center, a striking Aladdin-like tower that can hardly be ignored from…

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Israel Initiates Two Missions to Aid Afghans

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After weeks of negotiations within a covert operation, Israeli activists and Jewish organizations have managed to evacuate about 170 Afghans to support their escape from the recent Taliban takeover.   In two separate missions, 42 women and children were evacuated to the United Arab Emirates, followed by 125 people who were evacuated to Albania. IsraAID, a…

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1,500-Year-Old Wine Complex Found in Israel

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In a recent discovery, a commercial wine complex was found just south of Tel Aviv in Yavne. Four large warehouses were discovered, along with five 225-meter wine presses inside. The wine presses are believed to be about 1500 years old from the Byzantine era, which dates back to the 4th or 5th century. The complex…

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Israel’s Dairy Products in Short Supply

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Last year it was butter that suddenly disappeared from the shelves of Israeli supermarkets; now it’s milk, which ran out on many shelves during September. The reason for this is that the Israeli dairy market suffers from two things. One is that the market is highly controlled and subject to the complicated requirements of kashrut, the law…

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100,000 Big Dreams for 2030

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What do Google, the sewing machine, and the periodic table have in common? They were all inspired by a dream. While ‘dreamers’ are not often taken seriously, there is a serious need for more dreams, believes Sharonna Karni Cohen, Founder of Dreame, a venture which turns people’s dreams into art. This year, inspired by International…

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