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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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Miss Universe Successes and Failures 

in Life, Culture & Sports

Despite a journey full of roadblocks, the 70th annual Miss Universe pageant’s host Steve Harvey declared Miss India, Harnaaz Sandhu, a winner amidst the 80 other competitors. The competition, which requires participants to be unmarried, and is judged in swimsuits, was tagged as outdated by many; however, it also allowed millions of global viewers a…

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Israeli Unicorns Doubled in 2021

in Economy & Innovation

Israeli technologies are flying up, with 33 new Unicorns “born” this year alone, which means startups that are valued at over $1 billion. In 2020, there were only 20 Israeli unicorns. The three dominating sectors are fintech, cybertech, and tech infrastructure, which have led the way bringing in a total of $24.5 billion in the…

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Climate Change Causes November Heat Wave

in Tourism & Nature

Despite rising temperatures and climate crisis impact around the world, Israel’s temperatures are rising twice as fast as the global average, a report by the Israel Meteorological Service states. This November was one of the hottest Novembers ever recorded with temperatures up to 2.5 degrees higher during the day, and up to 2 degrees higher…

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Tel Aviv Most Expensive City in the World

in Economy & Innovation

According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, Tel Aviv surpassed Paris, Singapore, and New York, jumping into first place as the number one most expensive city in the world. Supported by the strength of the New Israeli Shekel and the rising transport and grocery prices, the white city has reached a new economic peak, and not…

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