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The Mossad Ran a Fake Diving Resort for Tourists in Sudan. This Is the Incredible Story Behind It

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:00am
By Allison Kaplan Sommer for Haaretz


One of the Israeli intelligence agency’s most daring missions is being turned into a movie, ‘Red Sea Diving Resort.’ One of the operatives looks back on a breathtaking operation that saved thousands of Ethiopian Jews’ lives in the 1980s


It was one of the Mossad’s most daring, complex and longest-running operations. But only now, 37 years on, is the story of a Red Sea diving resort run by the agency getting its moment in the sun.

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Israel wins second-largest number of cybersecurity deals globally

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:00am
By SHOSHANNA SOLOMON for The Times of Israel


Israeli startups BioCatch, Cylus and D-ID are among the 26 cybersecurity firms selected by CB Insights that are transforming the industry


Israel accounted for the second-largest number of cybersecurity deals globally, behind the US and ahead of the UK, a new report compiled by New York data firm CB Insights shows.

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First Paralyzed Man Finishes London Marathon With Help of Israeli-Developed ReWalk Suit

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 12:00am
By NoCamels Team


British resident Simon Kindleysides became the first paralyzed man to finish the London Marathon on Monday, national British daily The Telegraph reports.  He was able to walk the whole way thanks to a revolutionary Israeli innovation, the wearable ReWalk exoskeleton suit.

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Israeli scientist working on Alzheimer’s vaccine

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:00am
By Abigail Klein Leichman for Israel21c


Tested so far on mice, Dr. Eitan Okun’s vaccine targets amyloid beta protein, which clusters in the brains of people affected by the deadly disease.


Alzheimer’s disease, affecting some 47 million people worldwide, for now remains an irreversible and fatal brain disorder. Taking a proactive approach, an Israeli brain researcher is developing a vaccine against this devastating disease.

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The secrets of Israelis’ long, satisfying lives

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:00am
By ISRAEL21c Staff



National Geographic Travel reveals the likely reasons why Israel ranks 5th for healthy longevity as cited in the UN World Happiness Report 2018.

 


The combination of a Mediterranean-style diet, low alcohol consumption, strong family and cultural values, and an excellent healthcare system could be the main factors that put Israel in fifth place worldwide on the longevity scale, according to National Geographic Travel.


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A Timeline of 70 Years of Israeli Achievement

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:00am

By ISRAEL21c Staff

Just in time for Yom Ha'Atzmaut, Israel Independence Day, April 20/5 Iyar

 


Join us on a journey through the last 70 years to discover how Israel has become one of the most creative and innovative countries in the world. Our fascinating timeline of accomplishment is the first part in a special multimedia package we've created to celebrate Israel's 70th anniversary.


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Why Harry and Meghan should have a Holy Land honeymoon!

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 12:00am
By ISRAEL21c


Forget Namibia, or any of the other places being touted, Israel is THE perfect honeymoon destination for the royal newlyweds, promises funnyman Yuval Haklai.


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IDF and US Army Celebrate Success of Joint Training Exercise

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:00am
By: TPS From United With Israel

Officials from the IDF and the US Army praised the close relationship they had built, bolstered by the recent Juniper Cobra training operation in Israel.


More than 2,500 US personnel and 2,000 IDF troops have concluded the 2018 Juniper Cobra, a bilateral military exercise that brings together tactical and operational personnel from both armies every two years for a series of joint drills.

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