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Christian Community in Israel Grows by 1.4%

in Life, Culture & Sports

A recent study shows that the number of Christians in Israel has increased by 1.4% in 2020, who make up a total of 1.9% of Israel’s population. The Central Bureau of Statistics report also states that 84% of Christians are satisfied living in Israel, 24% of which are very satisfied.  Most Christians live in Nazareth,…

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Researchers Create Zero Waste Optical Lenses 

in Health & Science

Despite a 300-year optical industry standard, two Israeli researchers have uncovered an innovative and comparably cheap, way to make optical lenses. While the traditional method typically requires a large slab of material, which is then ground down and shaped, resulting in about 80% waste, a new method allows for zero waste.  Enter Prof. Moran Bercovici…

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GDP and Inflation Rates Grow in Israel 

in Economy & Innovation

After the economic decline in 2020, Israel’s Finance Ministry has revised their forecasted GDP growth rate from 5.5% to 7.1% for 2021. In 2022, the forecast remains at 4.7%. While the economy bounces back after coronavirus, the Ministry of Finance confirms that the decline of last year will be offset this year.  They have found…

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11% of Children Suffer from Long COVID

in Health & Science

For children aged 3-18 who contracted coronavirus, about 11.2% have experienced the effects of long COVID, says a recent survey by the Health Ministry. Ongoing symptoms include illness, fatigue, breathlessness, disturbed sleep, concentration problems, and mental health issues. Ultimately, with isolation, school closures, and the midsummer war, it is uncertain what impact the virus has…

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1,500-Year-Old Wine Complex Found in Israel

in Life, Culture & Sports

In a recent discovery, a commercial wine complex was found just south of Tel Aviv in Yavne. Four large warehouses were discovered, along with five 225-meter wine presses inside. The wine presses are believed to be about 1500 years old from the Byzantine era, which dates back to the 4th or 5th century. The complex…

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