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Pages turn at Israel’s 56th annual book week

in Life, Culture & Sports

Even though a recent study by the Central Bureau of Statistics shows that 29% of Israelis don’t read, the Book Publishers Association is pushing forward with a crucial part of their mission – to offer “literary variety, cultural wealth, enjoyment and tradition.” In the same study which, it showed that compared to countries like Britain…

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Photographer Captures Spontaneous Essence of Tel Aviv

in Life, Culture & Sports

Evyatar Dayan is a 39 year old software engineer during the week, who takes on the role of street photographer during the weekends. Currently based in the Florentine neighborhood in south Tel and originally from Beit Shemesh, Dayan started taking photos around the age of 10. His focus and photography style has only evolved towards…

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Israeli Gal Gadot is Wonder Woman

in Life, Culture & Sports

A new kind of Israeli craze has risen onto the worldwide scene. It has superhero powers, can save the world, and is wrapped in a Jewish Israeli identity called Gal Gadot. Born in the small town of Rosh HaAyin, Gal Gadot grew up riding horses, eating hummus, and modeling. At 18 years old, she became…

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Hebrew and Arabic languages coexist

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Thirty-year-old creative mind Liron Lavi Turkenich has set a worldwide language storm ablaze by creating Aravrit, a visual combination of the Hebrew and Arabic languages. Liron was inspired to merge the two ancient alphabets after noticing that she always ignored the Arabic language on the road signs in Haifa, the culturally mixed city where she…

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Smoking Kills 8,000 Israelis per year

in Health & Science

While Israelis may feel the life or death circumstances at any given moment on a daily basis, there is a recent report which shows the rates are rising of those inflicting harm on themselves. In an annual 2016 smoking report, the numbers and rates of smokers in Israel are alarming. Despite a 2011 effort by…

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