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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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Woman Captured Hearts on Israeli Independence Day

in Life, Culture & Sports

A needed moment of authentic humanity was witnessed through Israeli media during Israel’s 71st birthday celebration, thanks to 93-year-old Marie Nahmias. Nahmias, a true woman of valor, has quietly created a safe haven for both Arab and Israeli children in her home, which shines a light on just how possible peace might be. For 54…

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Does the Holocaust Belong on Instagram?

in Life, Culture & Sports

What if a 13-year-old girl in the Holocaust had Instagram? Evas.stories was launched as a personal Instagram blog on May 9, Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, yet was a carefully crafted feature film presented in clips of Instagram stories. Eva.stories is based on a true story from Eva Heyman, a 13-year-old Hungarian girl who kept a…

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