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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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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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Middle East Eating Disorders on the Rise

in Health & Science

While eating disorders are common in affluent Western countries, Middle Eastern countries are unfortunately catching up. Since the 1990s, eating disorders in the region have been on the rise, due to a flourishing diet and beauty industry, social media imagery and influences, and unhealthy stigmas around mental health care. While the issue has been overlooked…

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Israel Made it to the Moon

in Economy & Innovation

Israel’s first attempt to reach the moon was a journey of magnificence. A team of 3 men with a dream, Yariv Bash, Kfir Damari, and Yonatan Winetraub set out in 2010 to build the first ‘grassroots’ spaceship that has ever touched the moon. On April 11, 2019, millions of people watched as Beresheet, Israel’s spacecraft…

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A Passover Perspective Through Miriam

in Life, Culture & Sports

To all our readers who celebrate, wishing you a Happy Passover and Happy Easter. May you continue to blossom and find freedom.  From the Between the Lines family. Amidst Jewish tradition, the Passover tale is told annually, complete with the same ancient customs to commemorate when the Jews were slaves in Egypt. Moses is the…

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