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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

Armani Removes From Sale Blazer Resembling Holocaust Concentration Camp Uniform

JNS.org - The Italian high-end fashion house Giorgio Armani recently removed from sale...

Israeli Director Alma Har’el Signs TV Deal With Amazon Studios

JNS.org - Alma Har’el, the award-winning Israeli director behind Shia LaBeouf’s 2019 autobiographical drama “Honey Boy,” has penned a television...

Jewish ‘Jeopardy!’ Winner Returns to Host Game Show’s Tournament of Champions

"Jeopardy!" winner Buzzy Cohen will host the game show's upcoming Tournament...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

Game Changer: Chile Hails Sinovac’s 67% Effectiveness in Study

China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine was 67% effective in preventing symptomatic infection, data from a huge real-world study in Chile has shown, a potential boost for the jab which has come...

Israel

Move Over Amazon, the Israeli Military Is Equipping Its Warehouses With Art...

CTech - The transition to online shopping and the boost of online global retail sites like Amazon and AliExpress increased...

Middle East

Biden Says Iranian Enrichment to 60% Unhelpful, but Glad About Talks

US President Joe Biden on Friday called Iran's enrichment of uranium to 60% purity unhelpful but said he is pleased Tehran is still in indirect talks with Washington about both...

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