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 2020-12-01 14:00 

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2020 Jaffa Fest takes off online this winter...

Jaffa Fest to take place from December 3 to December 8 and include content created for digital broadcasting in Hebrew, English and Russian. The post 2020 Jaffa Fest takes off online this winter appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-12-01 10:18 

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TIME picks 6 Israeli inventions for its best of 2020 list...

A folding car and restructured sugar are among innovations cited by magazine for their originality, creativity, effectiveness, ambition and impact. The post TIME picks 6 Israeli inventions for its best of 2020 list appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-12-01 05:00 

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How Beersheva plans to be the world hub of desert technology...

'We want to position the Negev as a world center for desert-tech solutions,' says head of innovation community arising in Beersheva. The post How Beersheva plans to be the world hub of desert technology appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-30 10:56 

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Israeli contenders rake in international gold medals...

From martial arts and rhythmic gymnastics to windsurfing, chess and even synthetic biology, Israelis had a golden November. The post Israeli contenders rake in international gold medals appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-30 10:40 

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18 perfect gifts from Israel for this holiday season from afar...

For this year's Hanukkah or Christmas, gift a bit of Israel to your friends and family, wherever they may be. The post 18 perfect gifts from Israel for this holiday season from afar appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-30 10:00 

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Pandemic pushes fashion designer to the cutting edge...

Ganit Goldstein and her software engineer brother, Yoav, teamed up to create a unique virtual reality exhibition of her 3D-printed garment collection. The post Pandemic pushes fashion designer to the cutting edge appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-30 08:00 

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We need an Einstein right about now...

Our best-known scientist was a strong believer in global cooperation. His spirit can lead us out of the Covid crisis. The post We need an Einstein right about now appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-30 07:00 

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Israeli university nanosatellites aim to democratize space...

Ariel and Tel Aviv universities intend their nanosatellites to make the space world affordable and accessible to researchers anywhere. The post Israeli university nanosatellites aim to democratize space appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-29 07:33 

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Hebrew language and Israeli culture institute opens in UAE...

First-of-its-kind school opening in 4 locations in Abu Dhabi and Dubai for businesspeople interested in Israeli conversation, culture and cuisine. The post Hebrew language and Israeli culture institute opens in UAE appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-29 07:33 

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Israeli humanitarian organization signs agreement in Dubai...

In an historic first, ZAKA Search and Rescue enters international aid collaboration agreement with counterparts in United Arab Emirates. The post Israeli humanitarian organization signs agreement in Dubai appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-29 07:23 

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Join ISRAEL21c for a Hanukkah webcast with two British bakers in Tel Aviv...

Find out how to decorate this show-stopping cake for Hanukkah in a special webcast with ISRAEL21c on December 8th. The post Join ISRAEL21c for a Hanukkah webcast with two British bakers in Tel Aviv appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-29 06:00 

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Israeli locust slayers train Ethiopians to save crops...

Experts from Israel bring equipment and knowhow enabling Ethiopian farmers to protect their fields from deadly desert locust swarms. The post Israeli locust slayers train Ethiopians to save crops appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-26 06:20 

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Nine Israeli tech challengers rank in world top 100...

From solar power and wearable tech to online gaming and cybersecurity, Israel's varied tech industry lauded in international report. The post Nine Israeli tech challengers rank in world top 100 appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-26 06:20 

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Tel Aviv lifeguard stations become romantic hotspots...

With bars and restaurants still closed, a new municipality initiative offers couples a unique dating solution in the best possible location - the beach. The post Tel Aviv lifeguard stations become romantic hotspots appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-26 05:00 

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Top 10 boardwalks and beach hikes in Israel...

A stroll along a beach boardwalk is guaranteed to help you remain hopeful, even in corona times, that there's still fun to be had outdoors. The post Top 10 boardwalks and beach hikes in Israel appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-25 11:01 

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Scents could be digitized and reproduced on demand...

Want to add a whiff of the beach to your vacation pics on social media? Thanks to research at the Weizmann Institute, this may be possible soon. The post Scents could be digitized and reproduced on demand appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-25 11:01 

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Israeli university's Islamic history course is global hit...

Students from Pakistan, Indonesia, Qatar and Afghanistan all tuned in to a course previously enjoyed only in a Tel Aviv classroom. The post Israeli university's Islamic history course is global hit appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-25 05:00 

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Watch for these 9 Israeli rising stars in Hollywood...

They're not quite at the superstar level of Gal Gadot, but these Israeli actors are making a significant mark in the TV and film industry. The post Watch for these 9 Israeli rising stars in Hollywood appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-24 09:00 

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Are you tired of watching your mother's grandchildren?...

New study examines how parents deal with the difficult and desperate times of corona through black humor. The post Are you tired of watching your mother's grandchildren? appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-24 05:40 

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New method to predict who is at risk for suicide...

Researchers at Technion and the Hebrew University have developed tools to recognize early warning signs of suicide by analyzing social media texts. The post New method to predict who is at risk for suicide appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-24 05:30 

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Soulmate-seeking Jews turn to Israeli handwriting expert...

Before the most important decision of their lives, ultra-Orthodox couples around the world consult veteran graphologist Shaul Halali to reveal each other's traits. The post Soulmate-seeking Jews turn to Israeli handwriting expert appeared first on ISR...

 2020-11-24 05:00 

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UAE and Israel a partnership that can help the world...

Israel can help the UAE expose its tech startups to partners and investors in the West, while the UAE can be Israel's gateway to Asia and the East. The post UAE and Israel a partnership that can help the world appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-24 05:00 

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Israeli VC invests in UAE-based micro-mobility startup...

Maniv Mobility makes first Israeli investment in an Emirates venture, enabling Fenix to launch electric scooter service across the Gulf. The post Israeli VC invests in UAE-based micro-mobility startup appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-23 08:30 

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An American student in Israel, during a pandemic...

Going to a foreign country alone is hard enough in normal times. Yet Danya Belkin came anyway and is interning for ISRAEL21c through Aardvark Israel. The post An American student in Israel, during a pandemic appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-23 07:50 

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The technologies helping move agriculture indoors...

Greenhouses and urban farm factories are expensive to set up but pay off in higher yield, quality and market value, growing all through the seasons. The post The technologies helping move agriculture indoors appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-22 13:40 

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Breakthrough study shows hyperbaric oxygen can reverse aging...

New study shows high-pressure oxygen treatments can reverse two major cellular processes associated with aging and its illnesses. The post Breakthrough study shows hyperbaric oxygen can reverse aging appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-22 07:40 

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This soldier leaves no lonely old person behind...

What started out as a high school project delivering food to senior citizens has grown into award-winning network looking out for the elderly. The post This soldier leaves no lonely old person behind appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-22 07:00 

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Israel and India to open agriculture research institute...

Ben-Gurion University joins with an Indian firm to allow Indian students to earn BGU degree in dryland agriculture, water quality and related topics The post Israel and India to open agriculture research institute appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-19 08:20 

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NBA picks up Israeli players Deni Avdija and Yam Madar...

Avdija, Israel's highest NBA draft pick ever, will play for the Washington Wizards, while Madar was selected by the Boston Celtics. The post NBA picks up Israeli players Deni Avdija and Yam Madar appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-19 05:00 

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ISRAEL21c's guide to 5 secret gardens of Jerusalem...

If you are looking for serenity and quiet, why not try one of these little-known landscaped gems in the capital city. The post ISRAEL21c's guide to 5 secret gardens of Jerusalem appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-18 08:00 

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Unique Women's Health Innovation Center opens in Israel...

'We're trying to change clinical paradigms to disrupt and improve women's healthcare,' says Dr. Avi Tsur of Sheba Medical Center. The post Unique Women's Health Innovation Center opens in Israel appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-18 07:00 

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How a remote control could end loneliness for seniors...

Uniper Care promotes an active lifestyle and preventive care at home with a simple-to-use remote control hooked up to the TV. The post How a remote control could end loneliness for seniors appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-17 12:05 

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Moderna's Israeli medical exec 'awed' by vaccine results...

Dr. Tal Zaks says if the US company's experimental vaccine receives FDA approval, some of the first doses will go to Israel as agreed upon last June. The post Moderna's Israeli medical exec 'awed' by vaccine results appeared first on ISRAE...

 2020-11-17 05:49 

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The Tel Aviv neighborhood that flourished during Covid...

ISRAEL21c intern Tess Levy finds that the hip neighborhood of Florentin managed to maintain its usual energy and even attract outsiders during the pandemic. The post The Tel Aviv neighborhood that flourished during Covid appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-17 05:40 

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Keep track of your health by simply peeing as usual...

Olive Diagnostics plans on monitoring people's health and sending out alerts even before symptoms arrive. The post Keep track of your health by simply peeing as usual appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-16 13:13 

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Israel to send second astronaut into space...

Eytan Stibbe, who was a close friend of Israel's first astronaut Ilan Ramon, is to spend 200 hours on the International Space Station. The post Israel to send second astronaut into space appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-16 11:00 

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ISRAEL21c celebrates an unusual bar mitzvah: 13,000 stories...

As ISRAEL21c nears its 20th year of operation, it reaches the significant milestone of more than 13,000 published stories. The post ISRAEL21c celebrates an unusual bar mitzvah: 13,000 stories appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-16 06:29 

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Light pollution at night wrecks coral reproductive cycle...

Researchers say artificial light further harms coral reefs already endangered by a variety of environmental threats. The post Light pollution at night wrecks coral reproductive cycle appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-16 06:00 

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Lifting the lid on Israel's best ancient toilets...

From a toilet found inside an ancient temple to Roman public latrines and Ottoman-era outhouses, Israel is awash with fascinating old loos. Join us on World Toilet Day, for a look. The post Lifting the lid on Israel's best ancient toilets appeared fir...

 2020-11-15 09:18 

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New solution for people with both hearing and vision loss...

OrCam MyEye AI-driven assistive device now also enhances audio communication, in partnership with Starkey. The post New solution for people with both hearing and vision loss appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-15 09:00 

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The Israeli secrets to resilience that anyone can learn...

'There are things we can do to increase our resilience and we know what they are,' says 'ISResilience9; coauthor and psychologist Naomi Baum. The post The Israeli secrets to resilience that anyone can learn appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-12 07:40 

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Diagnosing lung hypertension over the phone...

Vocalis Health and Mayo Clinic partner in identifying vocal biomarkers for pulmonary hypertension, an under-diagnosed condition. The post Diagnosing lung hypertension over the phone appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-12 05:00 

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Love eco-friendly disposables? Study says think again...

Standards that define bioplastics as degradable material are generally not found in nature, and especially not in the marine environment. The post Love eco-friendly disposables? Study says think again appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-12 05:00 

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Can't code? Don't let that stop you from developing...

Relate makes software design and development easier with a platform that generates code as you move visual elements around. The post Can't code? Don't let that stop you from developing appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-12 05:00 

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The company solving the dirty secret of recycled plastic...

Some 91% of the plastic we put aside for recycling can't actually be recycled because it's dirty. Now an Israeli company has the solution. The post The company solving the dirty secret of recycled plastic appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-12 05:00 

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Insurance that will make those e-scooters safe...

E-bikes, shared scooters and cars are fun, but not if you have an accident and don't have insurance. The post Insurance that will make those e-scooters safe appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-11 12:06 

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Online int'l festival of best Israeli documentaries...

Due to the pandemic, the National Library of Israel's sixth annual Docu.Text Film Festival is going digital, with a lineup in English, Nov. 15-25. The post Online int'l festival of best Israeli documentaries appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-11 05:00 

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How a serious car accident led to a home rehab platform...

Some 23,000 Israeli and US patients have used WizeCare in physical therapy regimens at home. The pandemic is boosting interest in the remote solution. The post How a serious car accident led to a home rehab platform appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-10 12:00 

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Digging for Old City elevator unearths ancient gold coins...

The coins date back just over 1,000 years ago to the early Islamic period and tell the tale of dramatic times in the Holy Land. The post Digging for Old City elevator unearths ancient gold coins appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

 2020-11-10 06:11 

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IsraAID Guatemala brings relief in wake of Storm Eta...

The Israeli NGO's local team will bring urgent aid to the area affected by the tropical storm, which has led to 150 deaths and 45,000 evacuations. The post IsraAID Guatemala brings relief in wake of Storm Eta appeared first on ISRAEL21c ....

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