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Israeli Youth Travel to UAE to Reimagine Future

in Economy & Innovation

In the eighth year of its afterschool science, technology, and entrepreneurship program, PICO Kids has sent one of many upcoming delegations to Dubai for a 5-day summit focusing on water solutions. Sixteen kids, or PICO Ambassadors, from Jerusalem, Israel met a group of peers from the UAE who teamed up for a make-a-thon at the…

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Expect a Sea of Trash by 2050

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

Sea temperatures in Eilat have reached their highest average in the last 30 years at 29.1 degrees Celsius (84.4 degrees F). The study done by Eilat Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences says that sea warming is increasing at an average of 0.036, which is three times higher than the global average.  The southern Red Sea…

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Prayer Book Expected to Auction for $4 Million 

in Life, Culture & Sports

A 700-year old Jewish prayer book is on auction and is expected to sell for between $4-6 million. The Luzzatto High Holiday Machzor is the oldest prayerbook to be auctioned, and proceeds will go to the Alliance Israélite Universelle, a French Jewish organization based in Paris, for education and scholarships. The book holds prayers for…

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Students Back to School Despite Fourth COVID Wave

in Health & Science

Schools across the country opened yesterday despite disorder and confusion around new routine procedures and restrictions. Prime Minister Bennett and a back-to-school committee met only 48 hours before opening to discuss many unresolved issues, which include administering antibody tests for students, the teachers union, and participation of unvaccinated students.  With over 10,000 active COVID-19 cases…

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New Israel Museum Showcases Nanoscience Through Art 

in Health & Science

A new blend of science and art has taken shape in Israel’s Bar Ilan University Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (BINA) Compex, where dozens of professors, students and scientists dive into the world of nanotechnology research. With so much dedication to the study of the smallest things on Earth, one visionary scientist and former…

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