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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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The Corona Impact on Israel’s Economy

in Economy & Innovation/Monthly Report

The Coronavirus tidal wave has not spared Israel in its passage around the world. As a small country of 9 million people, heavily reliant on international trade for its survival, the impact has been fast and profound.  First,  the bad news. The closure of its main (virtually sole) gateway, Ben Gurion International Airport, to tourist and business…

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The Snake Scene in Israel

in Monthly Report/Tourism & Nature

Fear of snakes is widespread amidst the human population, and snakes often get characterized as scary and evil. After a snake expedition into the Israeli desert with two herpetologists, or people who study reptiles, it could be time to retell the snake story. According to André Stehlin, a herpetologist from Switzerland visiting Israel, snakes are…

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