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Distracted parents can cause death

in Life, Culture & Sports

The core issue begins with brains that are over-busy – and so they overlook their children in the backseat of an overheated car. An average of about 40 children per year die due to heat stroke from being left in a car, and the Ministry of Health has started a campaign to try to prevent…

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High School Science Project Launched at NASA

in Health & Science

A group of high school students from various cities in Israel just launched a satellite called Duchifat 2 through the NASA space program. Eighty students worked in teams of ten for two years building the satellite, and are one of only 28 teams across the world to have worked on this kind of project for…

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Are Children Born Racist?

in Monthly Report

In a series of studies, Professor Gil Diesendruck from Bar-Ilan University in Israel, focused on children and racism. We met him for a talk about education, evolution and limits. This article is translated into English from the original version written by Joelle Weil. Between the Lines: Why did you choose to study children and racism? Diesendruck:…

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Tel Aviv High School Joins Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

in Health & Science/Life, Culture & Sports

Say goodbye to burekas, rugelach, processed meat, and soda. Say thank you to Jamie Oliver, the well known British “Naked Chef”, who for years has been working towards revolutionizing the way public school systems supply food to our children. His ultimate goal is to create cost effective ways to bring healthier food options onto our…

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Israeli Early Education programs prove Worthy

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science

Being utilized in over ten countries worldwide, HIPPY, which stands for Home Instruction for Parents and Preschool Youngsters, is now taking a turn towards South Korea and other Asian countries. Developed in 1969 by Dr. Avima Lombard of Hebrew University in Jerusalem, HIPPY is an educational initiative which provides a platform for parents to learn…

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