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Israeli School Year Theme is “Mutual Responsibility”

in Life, Culture & Sports

On Sunday, September 1, Israel’s 26,000 educational institutions welcomed over 2.3 million kids of all ages back to school. About 200,000 teachers and staff waited with open doors, satisfied with an agreement from the Finance Ministry after threatening to strike the week before. Despite averting a large protest, the Education Ministry listed that 49 schools…

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Holocaust Survivor Celebrates 104th Birthday with 400 Offspring

in Life, Culture & Sports

On her 104th birthday, Shoshana Ovitz had one wish for all of her children, grandchildren and descendants to meet at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. About 400 family members showed up to celebrate, fulfilled her birthday request. Ovitz survived the Holocaust, specifically Auschwitz, and suffered the loss of her family, witnessing her mother being taken…

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First Court-Ordered Vaccination in Israel

in Health & Science

In a rare move by the Israeli court system, parents have been ordered to vaccinate their 2-year old child after his foot received second degree burns from a bonfire. The parents were called to Hadera Family Court when they did not comply with the doctor’s recommendation for the child to receive a tetanus shot. When…

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Expanding the Margins: Women Rising

in Life, Culture & Sports

Marginalized communities suffer from a lack of resources, further perpetuating growing inequalities already set in the societal system. The good news is, a slow revolution is occurring on the outskirts of mainstream Israeli society. A broad spectrum of girls and women, who have been stuck in oppressive patterns of society, are being given, and taking,…

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Education Reform Must Be Prioritized in Israel

in Economy & Innovation

Israel’s education system is failing, and its largely due to its lack of a standard education curriculum. A recent policy brief by Dan Ben-David, an economy professor at Tel Aviv University and Founder of the Shoresh Institution for Socioeconomic Research, explains a grim future for children, and Israel overall, should education continue to be dismissed…

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