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Fruit Theft on the Rise in Israel

in Tourism & Nature

Avocados, watermelons, grapes, and other popular produce are in danger as an epidemic of agricultural crime is sweeping through the ripening farms of Israel. A group of thieves was recently caught by the Israeli Border Police stealing tons of avocados, which they planned to sell for less than the market value aiming to make hundreds…

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Tel Aviv Restaurant Won’t Give You the Check

in Life, Culture & Sports

Can you imagine a restaurant with no menus, no checks, and no tips? Welcome to the world of Joz Ve Loz, a restaurant concept stirring itself into the eclectic Tel Aviv cuisine scene. The space has been open for over a decade, and is well known for its high-quality fresh food menu. 2017 brought 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 has Lowest Rate of Diet Death

in Health & Science

Eleven million deaths per year are based on destructive dietary habits, on a global scale. The Global Burden of Disease ran a report, published in The Lancet, collecting data of “distribution of intake for 15 foods and nutrients among adults aged 25 years or older across 195 countries, estimated the effect of each individual dietary…

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Supermarket Trends and Spends in Israel

in Life, Culture & Sports

If there’s one thing everyone in the Middle East can agree on, it’s a love of food. Recently, the Central Bureau of Statistics proved just how much, by running a report to show the metrics of food spending habits in Israel. After surveying over 9,000 Israelis, including Arabs and Jews, they found a few trends…

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