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Israeli Architecture Must Get Greener

in Health & Science/Monthly Report

Mitzpe Ramon, a small Israeli desert town in the middle of the spectacular Ramon crater is architecturally interesting. But while buildings, like luxury hotel Beresheet, just look like they’re well adapted to their surroundings (in truth, the “natural stone” is only decorated concrete), the “Landroom Observatory” is using building materials that fit well in the…

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Domestic Violence: “Of course there is a huge problem.”

in Monthly Report

In families where domestic violence is part of everyday life, they suffer from the pandemic and the many lockdowns. Casualty numbers have skyrocketed, and for many women, there are only a few facilities that offered help, as most had closed their doors due to Corona. Our team visited an emergency shelter and spoke to the…

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Interview with Prof. Gabriel Izbicki, Pulmonary Institute Director 

in Health & Science/Monthly Report

As Israel enters its tenth month of experiencing COVID-19, officials are hopeful that an upcoming vaccine will be the cure. We spoke with Professor Gabriel Izbicki, Director of the Pulmonary Institute at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem, who has been operating on the front lines since the first drop of coronavirus in March. Izbicki…

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Epic Artist Paints Only with Her Mouth

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

Paralysis didn’t stop Bracha Fischel from becoming a skilled and sought out painter and lecturer. In fact, her circumstances only fuel her to advance her technique, even if she is “stuck” in a wheelchair. Always an active young woman, Bracha moved to Israel from Switzerland in 1991, where she met her husband, had three daughters,…

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Taking Solar Energy to the Next Level

in Economy & Innovation/Monthly Report/Tourism & Nature

What if energy production was not only climate-friendly but also supported flourishing agriculture in the desert? Ralph Steigrad is trying to get Swiss and Israelis around a table for a pilot project to make it happen. As so often in life, the idea was inspired by a discussion. Ralph Steigrad was still living in Australia at…

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