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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


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...

December 19, 2019 2:28 pm
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Israeli Company Looks to Digitize Diet Tracking and Vitamin Intake With Smart Dispenser

A new cloud-based countertop smart device developed in Israel will dispense personalized nutrition supplements based on data it receives from a diet tracking app. After analyzing...

December 13, 2019 1:16 pm
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Israeli Tech Company Aims to Protect Vehicles From Hackers

Just like a smartphone or computer, any object -- even a car -- that is connected to a online network is at risk of being...

December 2, 2019 11:59 pm
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Israeli Company Seeks to Use Space Technology to Solve Pressing Pollution Problem on Earth

An Israeli company says it is using space travel technology to help solve one of the most pressing problems down on Earth -- the reliance...

Culture

Roy Nissany Becomes Israel’s First Formula One Driver

JNS.org - Roy Nissany will become the official test driver for the Williams Group, making him Israel’s very first Formula...

Eyewitness to Horror: New York Museum Opens Exhibit of Art by Holocaust Victims

Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

World

Krav Maga, Self-Defense Become New Buzzwords in Jewish Communities

JNS.org - Just one month before the deadliest antisemitic mass shooting in US history on Oct. 27, 2018, which took the lives of 11 Jewish worshippers in a Pittsburgh synagogue,...

Israel

Construction Begins for Israel’s Pavilion at Expo 2020 World Fair in Duba...

JNS.org - Construction is underway for Israel’s pavilion at the Expo 2020 world fair in Dubai, the Foreign Ministry revealed on Monday. The...

Middle East

Iran Seeks Help Reading Downed Plane’s Black Boxes in New Standoff

Iran said it had asked the US and French authorities for equipment to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian airliner, potentially angering countries which want the recorders...

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