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An Israeli map of moments

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For anyone who has been to Israel, a common thread plays throughout their stories. Too many “only in Israel” moments, random acts of kindness, and an overall speechlessness in how to describe the small yet solid country. Israel is one of those places which simply can’t be explained. It’s only when someone steps in to…

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Mothers moving forward together

in Life, Culture & Sports

Working women across the world endure everlasting issues regarding wage gaps, unfair discrimination, and gender-biased judgement. In Israel, which has the highest percentage of working women in the world, women are also forced to field questions about their age, relationship status, and when they want children. These conversations aren’t had with a friend over coffee,…

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Israeli Shekel is second strongest currency

in Economy & Innovation

The New Israeli Shekel has come in second place as the world’s strongest currency, listed only after the Chinese Yen. According to Gautam Kalani, the foreign currency analyst from Deutsche Bank, the New Israeli Shekels appreciated in value about 6.1% in the past six months alone, and overall is valued about 10% over other global…

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How One Woman Changed a Village

in Tourism & Nature

When Neta Hanien was travelling around the world, she dreamed of one day owning a hostel along the shores of a beautiful beach. When her more rational mind stepped in and she returned to Israel, she went to law school and worked for 7 years in the Ministry of Justice. Amidst that time, she accompanied…

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Minimum wage rises in Israel

in Economy & Innovation

Beginning December 2017, minimum wage will be raised in Israel, from NIS 5,000 to NIS 5,300 per month. The NIS 300 increase was passed by the Knesset Labor and Welfare committee, and aims to reduce gaps in Israeli society. Approximately 700,000 employees will be directly impacted by the pay rise, the fourth increase in the…

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