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How Falafel is Fundraising for Small Business

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Known for its tried and true fried balls of chickpeas, a new volunteer initiative is turning the Israeli flagship dish into a fundraising effort. It started when Yaron Karmi, an Israeli falafel stand owner, was spotted on the news just as the economy was locking down due to COVID-19. He wore his heart on his…

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Important Prize from Nefesh B’Nefesh goes to our editor Zo Flamenbaum

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As the publisher of “Israel-Between The Lines”, the Israeli-Swiss Association, is especially pleased that our editor, Zo Flamenbaum, has been awarded the Bonei Zion Prize by the organization Nefesh B’Nefesh in the category “Young Leadership”. We congratulate Zo on this important achievement.  We are honoured that Zo is part of our team. For four years…

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Passover Perspective: Standing at the Edge of the Red Sea

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As our calendar once again lands on Passover and we tell the story of Exodus for the over three thousandth time, it’s quite ironic that we are trapped inside our homes. With the modern-day plague called COVID, we can recognize the universally deep shift taking place. Systems are crashing down like the blood, frogs, and…

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Will You Be My Quarantine?

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Despite the public health crisis sending ripples around the globe, one human priority remains – the deep-seated need for love and connection. Yet relationship statuses around the world are being challenged, redefined, and literally, confined. With much of the world in quarantine or self-isolation, the most basic questions surface. For the single, how will we…

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Adopt A Doctor Program Connects Citizens with the Frontline

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Imagine working a long shift in the hospital, focused on saving lives, anxiety-ridden with every new walk-in. Yet the next walk-in is a special delivery, a tray of fresh baked muffins, a hot pizza delivery, or homemade stew, accompanied by a family full of thank you cards. With tireless teams of medical professionals on the…

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