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The State of Trees is Cause for Concern

in Tourism & Nature

Tu B’shvat is the annual birthday of the trees in the Jewish calendar. The harvest holiday is commonly celebrated by gathering for a feast, eating fruits and nuts, and planting trees. This year, in the wake of rising concerns and the dire need for environmental attention, perhaps the birthday of the trees is the perfect…

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Coronavirus Safety Precautions in Israel

in Health & Science

The Ministry of Health in Israel is taking full precautions to limit the spread of coronavirus in Israel. The latest announcement requires that any Israeli who has spent time in China must stay home for at least two weeks. Because the symptoms take time to catch up, this is a safety measure which may serve…

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Israeli Agriculture Is Top of the Field

in Health & Science/Tourism & Nature

Professor Dani Zamir of Hebrew University is being awarded with the Israel Prize for his research on genetic cultivation and improving plant life. The award is given annually by the Education Ministry for scholars who are contributing valuable research to the fields of agriculture and environmental science. Zamir has been teaching genetics at Hebrew University…

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Air Pollution in Israel Causes Serious Threat

in Health & Science

Air pollution in Israel is reported at higher levels than acceptable by the Clear Air Law, which aims to improve air quality and reduce air pollution by prescribing regulations in order to protect human life and the natural environment. Based on a recent report by the Environmental Protection and Health Ministry, and also using data…

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Swine Flu Fatalities Increase in Israel

in Health & Science

Nineteen people died from complications with the flu, including three children, across Israel this winter season so far. With only 22% of the state receiving injections, up from 18% from this time last year, there are numerous factors creating concern amidst local communities. The Physicians Society for Public Health has placed an urgent call for…

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