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Mindful Food Apps Hope to Change Consumption Mindset

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science

About 2.5 million tons of food is wasted in Israel annually. While only half is considered rescuable, its value sits at about $2 billion dollars. With a clear gap in the market and a socio-economic need for change, a pair of cousins Elie Fischer and Laetitia Jessner were inspired to launch SpareEat. The Israeli developed…

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Intransition: An Art Exhibit to Support Transgender

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

When two young Israelis, both identifying as transgender, were murdered in Tel Aviv this past summer, the LGBTQ community raised their rainbow flags high and protested against the violence towards the queer community. In the past decade around the globe, almost 3,000 transgender and diverse-gender people have been killed by shooting, stabbing or beating. And…

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World’s First Daycare for Kids with Cancer

in Health & Science

The “Daycare of Dreams,” located in Ramat Gan, Israel, was built as a space for children with cancer to just be kids. Children with pediatric cancer suffer from weak immune systems and so must take every precaution to avoid contamination, which could be fatal. The daycare is known as the “world’s first sterile educational and…

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Two Million Dollars Granted for Women’s Rights in Israel

in Life, Culture & Sports

One million dollars is being injected into advancing women’s rights in Israeli society, thanks to the Genesis Prize Foundation. This is in addition to the one million dollars grant that Natalie Portman claimed for women’s empowerment through the organization, for a total of two million dollars. Thanks to Morris Kahn, an Israeli philanthropist, who chose…

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Israeli law revised to feed needy

in Life, Culture & Sports

With over two million Israelis living beneath the poverty line, and just about a third of the country’s food being thrown into the trash, there is one major issue blocking the creation of a sustainable solution – the legal system. For restaurants, event halls, hotels and other food institutions, who could potentially donate unused food…

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