Sunday, July 21, 2019

Israel Tag

The New Religious Zionism?

17:33 02 August in Latest
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As the Hebrew year 5773 comes to a close, I want to explore the background of the most dramatic event in the Jewish world in the past 12 months: the landmark Israeli election. The January 2013 vote has the potential to radically transform the Jewish...

Israel’s Highless Marijuana

11:32 31 July in Culture, Latest
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by Daniela Enriquez A new oxymoron is born. After non-alcoholic beer and decaf coffee, the world is finally ready to welcome “highless” marijuana. Israeli scientists working at Tikkun Olam--the first and largest medical cannabis cultivator in Israel--created a new variant of the plant capable of easing...

Miss Holocaust 2012?

15:45 27 June in Culture, Latest
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by Rebecca Borison As the number of remaining Holocaust survivors inevitably diminishes, many have attempted to record the survivors’ stories, through books, videos or other means. Taking a new—and somewhat bizarre—approach to commemorating the survivors, Israeli aid organization Yad Ezer L’Haver has announced that they will...

Model Citizens

11:52 06 June in Culture, Latest
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by Rebecca Borison [caption id="" align="alignright" width="200"] Bar Refaeli[/caption] Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli, newly crowned the hottest woman in the world by Maxim magazine, will likely be relieved to know that, at 5'8" and 127 pounds, she meets the requirements of the new Israeli law mandating that models...