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Lauren Izso is a Canadian-Israeli print and broadcast journalist. Her work has appeared on CBC, i24 News and the Jerusalem Post among others. Follow Lauren on Twitter at @LaurenIzso.

ARTICLES BY: Lauren Izso


February 21, 2020 1:52 pm
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Israeli and French Resort Cities Team Up on Tech Solutions for Common Problems

The municipalities of the Israeli city of Eilat and French city of Nice are teaming up for a two-year project to find solutions to common...

February 19, 2020 11:54 am
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New Research Aims to Uncover Ancient Shipwrecks Off Israel’s Coast

A new three-year marine archaeology project will seek to explore Israel’s coasts, including ancient shipwrecks and submerged villages, aiming to find clues to the history...

February 17, 2020 3:12 pm
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Israeli Librarians Win Global Wikipedia Competion

Israeli librarians finished first in a recent global competition, making 4,700 edits to Wikipedia pages in a three-week span. The campaign known on social media as...

February 7, 2020 4:14 pm
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Coronavirus in Israel? Not Yet, but Mask Sales Still Surge

An Israeli company says it has sold 20,000 protective face masks within a few days, as the coronavirus threat continues to loom, even though there...

January 31, 2020 1:02 pm
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‘Equal Chance in Cyber’ Offers Crash Course for Disabled Job Seekers

The Israeli cybersecurity industry is constantly evolving, and there is a high demand for workers with the appropriate skills. A new initiative in Israel is...

January 30, 2020 11:24 am
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Porsche Looks to Israeli Tech to Improve Driver Visibility at Night and in Bad Weather

An Israeli company has partnered with German luxury automobile manufacturer Porsche to help drivers see more clearly, regardless of the weather or time of day.  TriEye’s...

January 28, 2020 1:24 pm
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En Route to Beijing Olympics, Israeli Speed Skater Takes Bronze at European Championship

Israeli speed skater Vladislav Bykanov claimed a bronze medal this week at the European Short Track Speed Skating Championship in Hungary. Bykanov, 30, took the bronze...

January 20, 2020 9:26 am
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Smart School Buses? Israeli App Tracks Kids’ Routes, Seeking to Give Parents Peace of Mind

Every aspect of society today is evolving in the digital realm: even getting to and from school by bus. A new smartphone system developed in...

January 15, 2020 2:38 pm
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Iranian, Syrian Refugees Set to Compete in Tel Aviv Judo Competition

Two judokas originally from Iran and Syria will be in Israel next week to compete in the Tel Aviv Grand Prix 2020 and be honored in...

January 13, 2020 2:02 pm
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ABC’s Remake of Israeli TV Show ‘Baker and the Beauty’ to Air April 6th

ABC has dropped a first official trailer for its modern-day Cinderella story TV series “The Baker and the Beauty,” which will air on April 6th,...

January 10, 2020 9:28 am
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In a First, Two Israeli Women Win Gold at World Debate Championship in Thailand

In a historic first, an Israeli debate team made up of two women recently took home a gold medal from the 40th World Universities Debating...

January 7, 2020 3:28 pm
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Number of Israeli Blockchain Companies Up 32% in 2019, Survey Finds

The number of active crypto and blockchain companies in Israel has increased 32%, according to a survey by the Israeli Bitcoin Association. While 150 companies were...

January 1, 2020 1:02 pm
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As Year Turns, ‘Top Nine’ Instagram Collage App, Developed by Israeli, Hits #1 in US Store

From classmates and coworkers to the Kardashians, many Instagram users wrapped up 2019 with a three-by-three grid collage of their most popular posts from the...

December 31, 2019 11:16 am
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Premier Episode of Season 3 of Israeli Drama ‘Fauda’ Gets 1 Million Views in 48 hours

The opening episode of the third season of the Israeli drama "Fauda" got around one million views over the weekend, in its first 48 hours...

Culture

Jewish Singer-Songwriter Adam Schlesinger Dies From Coronavirus Complications

Adam Schlesinger, a singer-songwriter for the pop bands Fountains of Wayne and Ivy,...

Mexican-Jewish Dance Group Showcases New Choreography Planned for Cancelled Festival

The Mexican-Jewish folk ensemble Anajnu Veatem shared on YouTube over the weekend new...

Jerusalem Orchestra Members Perform Virtual Concert From Homes in Israel, New York

The Jerusalem Orchestra East & West did a virtual performance last week to...

World

UK Labour Party Elects Moderate as New Leader

Keir Starmer was elected as the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party on Saturday, pledging to bring an end to years of bitter infighting and to work with the...

Israel

In Battle Against Coronavirus, IDF Converts Assembly Lines to Make Medical ...

As the global coronavirus crisis continues, Israeli military assembly lines designed to make tank components and body armor have been...

Middle East

Jordan’s Nationwide Curfew Brings Country to Standstill

Jordan confined its 10 million inhabitants to their homes in a sweeping one-day curfew on Friday that brought public life to a complete stop in a stepped-up bid to stem...

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