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English Language in Need

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A call has been made throughout Israel, and a surge of students in need of English are hoping to receive help. The Israeli educational system begins teaching English in third grade, and many young Israeli children have not mastered the language with ease. Depending on the community they live in, and perhaps how much English…

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From Homeless to Hero

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When Mariuma Ben Yosef ran away from home at 14 years old, she discovered how it felt to live on the streets, dig in the trash for food, and sleep on benches. In Boston for two years, she also found out just how unprotected she felt as a homeless youth, on a constant maze of…

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Israeli Schools Require Healthy Food

in Health & Science

The new school year in Israel is starting off healthy thanks to new government regulations put in place by the Ministry of Health. A recently signed provision requires afternoon programs and kindergartens to serve nutritious food, and provide educational context surrounding it. The new program begins at the perfect time to instill healthy eating habits…

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Teens Save Lives on Summer Vacation

in Health & Science

Almost 1,000 Israeli teenagers have opted to spend their summer vacation learning how to provide medical care with Magen David Adom, or MDA first aid response organization have acquired hundreds of teen volunteers, aged 15 – 18, who not only learn basic first aid but also how to prevent diseases, and the harm of smoking…

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Distracted parents can cause death

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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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