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Israeli Gev Sella is Youngest Rally Champion in Africa

in Life, Culture & Sports

The youngest competitor to ever win a rally, Gev Sella, chose to challenge himself when he entered the Rally Africa Eco Race. The race, which requires navigating through dunes on motor bikes, is a doozy in terms of terrain, length and competition. The rally is a 6,500 kilometer trek through the deserts of Morocco, Mauritania…

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Can Your Smartphone Prevent Skin Cancer?

in Health & Science

The future has arrived, and it comes in the form of an app called DermaCompare. Skin cancer commonly starts from suspicious or changing moles on your body. The best case skin cancer scenario is finding the problem areas in their early stages. Now, DermaCompare is empowering people to take their health into their own hands,…

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Tel Aviv is a Cruel, Cruel Renter’s World

in Life, Culture & Sports

“The apartment comes with a cat. If you don’t take the cat, you don’t take the apartment.” This was one of the more tame demands made by a Tel Aviv landlord, where street cats apparently get higher priority than humans. Demands run from the completely absurd to the highly inappropriate. This one example is simple…

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Mile High Club for Marriage

in Life, Culture & Sports

Couples in Israel are getting married later in life, and the percentage of people getting married overall has dropped by over 29% since two years ago. This sharp decrease is likely, or most definitely, due to the harsh and strict rulings of the Jewish Rabbinate, who still hold control over the marriage laws in Israel,…

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Birthright Connects History, Hi Tech and Humanity

in Economy & Innovation

Wandering the streets in Tel Aviv are hundreds, if not thousands of tourists at any given time. These tourists are not just any tourists. They are groups of young Jews from across the world, most which have never been to Israel before, and have been chosen to join the ranks of Birthright. Birthright groups are…

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