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‘The Pride of the Uniform’: Israeli Teens With Special Needs Join Program for IDF Service

For most 16-year-old Israelis, getting their preliminary call-up letter to enlist in the army is a critical step in their career path. But Israeli...

December 31, 2021 2:37 pm
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Life on ‘Mars’: Turning Israel’s Negev Desert Into a Slice of the Red Planet

As a microbiologist, public health professional, PhD student, and a mother of three girls, Anika Mehlis wears more hats than most. But in her free time, Mehlis also dons a helmet, as a so-called "analog astronaut"...

IDF Home Command Imagines ‘Worst-Case’ War Scenario as Third of Israelis Lack Bomb Shelters

As Israel’s army prepares its readiness for war scenarios from several fronts, including Lebanon and Syria, about one third of the country’s population lacks functioning bomb shelters for protection. “We prepare for war, but we hope...

High Hopes for Israeli Cell Therapy for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients, Aiming to Help ‘Live With the Virus’

As vaccine effectiveness has been found to wane over time, an Israeli clinical-stage biotech company is optimistic about the authorization of its experimental cell-based drug therapy to treat pneumonia and respiratory distress suffered by severe...

August 12, 2021 3:36 pm
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As Cyberattacks on Ships Surge, Israeli Threat Experts and Ex-Navy Officers Team Up to Make Seas Safer

Of all the cyberthreats facing the Jewish state, those targeting Israel's waterways can be especially...

July 21, 2021 6:10 pm
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A Simple Pill to Treat COVID-19? An Israeli Pharma Company May Have Potent Formula as Variant Fears Grow

As concern over fast-spreading coronavirus variants continue among even highly-vaccinated populations, an Israel-based pharmaceutical company...

July 12, 2021 4:51 pm
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A Better Cocoa Bean? Israel Launches Accelerator to Give Ghana’s Farming Startups a High-Tech Boost

Before he became the poultry king of Ghana, Kwabena Darko was a young student in...

May 4, 2021 10:41 am
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An Israeli Startup’s Concrete ‘Bio-Habitats’ Bring Life Back to Urban Coastal Waters

An Israeli environmental startup has developed a technology to address one of the world's least...

December 1, 2020 7:23 am
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Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are...

December 31, 2021 2:37 pm
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‘The Pride of the Uniform’: Israeli Teens With Special Needs Join Program for IDF Service

For most 16-year-old Israelis, getting their preliminary call-up letter to enlist in the army is a critical step in their career path. But Israeli teens...

November 12, 2021 3:05 pm
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Life on ‘Mars’: Turning Israel’s Negev Desert Into a Slice of the Red Planet

As a microbiologist, public health professional, PhD student, and a mother of three girls, Anika Mehlis wears more hats than most. But in her free time,...

November 2, 2021 1:57 pm
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IDF Home Command Imagines ‘Worst-Case’ War Scenario as Third of Israelis Lack Bomb Shelters

As Israel’s army prepares its readiness for war scenarios from several fronts, including Lebanon and Syria, about one third of the country’s population lacks functioning...

October 27, 2021 4:29 pm
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High Hopes for Israeli Cell Therapy for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients, Aiming to Help ‘Live With the Virus’

As vaccine effectiveness has been found to wane over time, an Israeli clinical-stage biotech company is optimistic about the authorization of its experimental cell-based drug...

August 12, 2021 3:36 pm
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As Cyberattacks on Ships Surge, Israeli Threat Experts and Ex-Navy Officers Team Up to Make Seas Safer

Of all the cyberthreats facing the Jewish state, those targeting Israel's waterways can be especially devastating. Some 95% of the country’s imports like energy, food,...

July 21, 2021 6:10 pm
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A Simple Pill to Treat COVID-19? An Israeli Pharma Company May Have Potent Formula as Variant Fears Grow

As concern over fast-spreading coronavirus variants continue among even highly-vaccinated populations, an Israel-based pharmaceutical company is hoping that its oral drug candidate will help get...

July 12, 2021 4:51 pm
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A Better Cocoa Bean? Israel Launches Accelerator to Give Ghana’s Farming Startups a High-Tech Boost

Before he became the poultry king of Ghana, Kwabena Darko was a young student in central Israel. Hailing from a small village in Ghana's southern Ashanti...

May 4, 2021 10:41 am
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An Israeli Startup’s Concrete ‘Bio-Habitats’ Bring Life Back to Urban Coastal Waters

An Israeli environmental startup has developed a technology to address one of the world's least sexy problems — bringing concrete to life — by using...

December 1, 2020 7:23 am
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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 locusts destroying farm and grazing...

November 25, 2020 7:31 am
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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 elderly people and Holocaust survivors...

October 20, 2020 5:19 am
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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 expertise, investors in each country...

July 30, 2020 11:08 am
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Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel, is playing a remarkable and...

July 14, 2020 3:49 am
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Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of losses, particularly early on when...

July 13, 2020 2:38 am
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Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the loss of visitor revenue, many smaller museums are...

Culture

Portugal Opens Inquiry Into Roman Abramovich’s Citizenship

The Portuguese authority responsible for nationality matters has opened an internal inquiry into the granting of citizenship to billionaire Chelsea...

World

Facebook Threatens to Ban Head of UN Watchdog for Post Critical of Taliban,...

Facebook has threatened to ban the head of the watchdog group UN Watch due to alleged content violations, including a...

Israel

Israel, US ‘Successfully’ Test Arrow-3 System to Intercept Ball...

Israeli and American missile defense agencies completed a “successful” flight test on Tuesday of the Arrow-3 weapon system, which was...

Middle East

Israel Offers UAE Security, Intelligence Support After Deadly Houthi Attack

Israel has offered security and intelligence support to the United Arab Emirates against further drone attacks after a deadly strike by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group, according to a letter released...

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