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Beer Sheba is Next Israeli Tech Hub

in Economy & Innovation

With seeds in education, roots in medicine, and growth in security, the newest technologies are beginning to blossom in Beer Sheba. Since David Ben Gurion shared his vision of a “desert in bloom,” it seems the fruit is finally ready to be picked. Beer Sheba is in a seemingly scarce location in the middle of…

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Record-breaking Rainfall Leads to Heartbreaking Deaths

in Tourism & Nature

Only days after 2020 swooped in, biblical rain, or perhaps an extreme result of climate change, graced the lands of Israel. Within only a few hours, certain spots received 3.5 inches of rain, more than half of what the month of January typically averages. The country saw various degrees of flooding, which resulted in blocked…

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Hindsight is 2020, Yet Please Make Time for Foresight 

in Life, Culture & Sports

The roaring twenties have arrived, and before we greet it fully, it behooves us to reflect on the decade that preceded it.  The 2010’s saw a revival of the people’s movements, a call for social change from “the bottom up.” From Washington DC to Sudan, rallies convened calling to end racism, antisemitism, and oppression, prioritize…

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A Universal Time to Celebrate Light

in Life, Culture & Sports

In a timely alignment, four cultural and traditional holidays take place within the same time period, right before the turning of a new decade into 2020. The holiday jumble kicks off on December 21 with Winter Solstice, followed by eight days of Chanukah starting on December 22. Christmas is on December 25, and Kwanzaa closes…

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Israel Team Premieres in Tour de France 2020

in Life, Culture & Sports

For the first time ever, Israel will participate in the internationally esteemed cycling race, Tour de France. The team, called Israel Start-Up Nation, will consist of about 30 riders from 16 countries. The team includes four Israeli riders, Guy Sagiv, Guy Niv, Omer Goldstein and Itamar Einhorn. The talented global group participated in a two-week…

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