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Second Wave of Corona has Arrived

in Health & Science

Over 220 coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 48 hours. As the Israeli population gets hits with infections and wide-scale testing resumes, the economy will remain open despite specific districts shutting down. About 130 schools and 21,877 students and teachers are currently in quarantine. At least 418 cases have been confirmed in schools, with…

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The Sea of Galilee is Finally Full

in Tourism & Nature

The Sea of Galilee, or the Kinneret, has reached its full capacity thanks to the abundant rainfall and the lack of human intervention in the last few months. The Northern lake is overflowing its banks at 15.5 centimeters above the red line, a level which hasn’t been seen since the early 1990s. With a full…

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How Israelis are Handling Quarantine

in Health & Science

In hopes of preventing the quick spreading contagious coronavirus, the Ministry of Health announced that all new arrivals landing in Israel will be required to self-quarantine, adding to the over 80,000 people already in their midst of the 14-day isolation period. The Health Ministry is taking the pandemic seriously, and taking heavy precautions to ensure…

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El Al Airlines Struggles Amidst All-Time Travel Lows

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science/Tourism & Nature

As a result of the global coronavirus pandemic, Israel’s largest airline carrier has suspended flights to a number of destinations. In addition to China, Hong Kong, and Thailand, the airline has also stopped flights to Japan and Italy, which have all been impacted with the COVID-19 virus. With the rising numbers of infections, and the…

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That Time Israel and Sinai were Friends

in Tourism & Nature

I could feel the nerves running through my veins. Welcome to Egypt. It was my first time crossing the border since moving to Israel in 2010. I had heard that Israelis adored Sinai, yet the rumors quickly shifted in 2011 after an uptick of violence, spurred by terrorists whose aim was to create destruction of…

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