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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Mar. 19, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Mar. 19, 2023 Many readers will be busy cleaning their homes for the upcoming Jewish festival of Passover. I noticed a fresh, clean theme connecting many of the recent articles in this issue of my positive Israe

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Teen Who Drove 6 Hours to Shop for Prom Gifted $700 Dress

A teenager drove six hours to find the prom dress of her dreams — and not only did she find the one, she ended up getting it for free thanks to the kindness of the store owner

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TikToker Surprises Father With Kidney Donation, Raises $11,190

When Delayne Ivanowski found out that her father was dealing with organ failure, she made a plan to anonymously donate her kidney to him, she said.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 12, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 12, 2023 We thank Michael Ordman for all of his amazing weekly “Good News” reports. I was watching a jazzy performance of the song “The Rhythm of Life” last week precisely at the tim

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Enjoy this footage of a car not stopping for protesters blocking the road

Protesters need to find a new way of protesting.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 1, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 1, 2023 We leave 2022 looking forward to another year of Israeli innovations, discoveries and positive achievements. This newsletter publicizes new Israeli therapies that allow us to look forward to eradica

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – For the Media, Good News is No (or Bad) News

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – For the Media, Good News is No (or Bad) News Imagine opening your favorite newspaper (Times of Israel?) and catching this leading headline: “9.5 million Israelis yesterday enjoyed their uneventful day.” Not only would y

Pets & Animals | Animals

Coco The Shelter Dog Lands Role Of A Lifetime In 'Prey,' A Hit Hulu Movie - The Dodo

Coco hit the big time as sidekick to Amber Midthunder in Hulu's movie, "Prey." Here's why the former shelter dog proves old dogs can learn new tricks.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 21, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 21, 2022 Energy features high in the latest positive Israel newsletter. Hydrogen from trash; recharging Electric Vehicle non-lithium batteries in minutes; wave energy for Los Angeles, non-electric air-con a

Pets & Animals | Animals

Little Girl Breaks Down After Being Surprised With Shelter Dog She Wanted - The Dodo

10-year-old Alexandria was so happy when her mom surprised her at school with the dog she wanted from the Arizona Humane Society.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Chubby Raccoon Keeps Coming Back To Swim In Woman's Pool In Canada - The Dodo

When Maddie Altman noticed a wet raccoon near her pool, she assumed he'd slipped in by accident. But she was wrong.

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

Beagles rescued from research facility arrive at shelters across the US

One month after 4,000 beagles were rescued from a Virginia research lab, the pups have arrived at animal shelters across the country and are waiting adoption.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Video Captures The Moment A Dog Sees For The First Time After Cataract Surgery

The dog had been suffering from cataracts for at least 3 years, making him nearly blind prior to surgery.

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Paul Rudd Befriends Lonely Bullied Kid And Their Text Exchange Has The Internet In Tears | Bored Panda

Ant Man Paul Rudd comes forth to help raise 12-year-old's spirits after all of his classmates refused to sign his yearbook and it's incredibly wholesome.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 29, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 29, 2022 the highlights include: Israeli Virtual Reality can save hundreds of thousands of lives. Israeli innovation features at four major international conferences. Onwards and upwards for Israel’s susta

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Autistic teen found alive in shivering cold Utah parking lot 3 years after vanishing from California

A California teenager with autism was found sleeping in a Utah gas station parking lot three years after disappearing from his family home.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 3,2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 3, 2022 Israelis continue to “run up” many more successes in trying to make the world a better place. Israel’s life-saving field hospital in Ukraine is now up and running. There are curre

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Mar. 20, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Mar. 20, 2022 With so much in the world to worry about, the Jewish festival of Purim arrived just at the right time. It coincided with Israelis bringing relief to Jews sheltering in Ukraine, to refugees in borde

Health & Fitness | Covid-19 News

COVID cases continue to plummet as America moves on

Deaths are also dropping, the final sign that the Omicron wave is ending.

Politics | Covid

Two Omicron Studies Are Fantastic News That Should End Mandates and Restrictions

Omicron appears to be a lamb compared to the lion of delta. It is time for public health policy to mirror the threat.

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Lost Letter From WWII Soldier Finally Gets Delivered 76 Years Later

When U.S. soldier John Gonsalves wrote a letter to his mom during WWII, it never made it. In 2021, it was finally delivered—76 years late.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Newly adopted dog wouldn't stop growling. New owner makes a terrifying discovery

Sometimes heroes comes from the most unlikely places. This special-needs dog turned out to be one.

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How a photo from the other side of the world sparked a continent-spanning pandemic love story | CNN Travel

When Kathy Antoine posted a Facebook photograph of the view from her window in Tahiti in May 2020, the image caught the attention of Reggie Laroche, who lived 5,000 miles away in Florida. Here's how the two strangers connected and what happened next.

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Tinker U.S. Airman spotted helping elderly woman in Oklahoma City with walker get home with groceries in extreme heat —

Janice Hall was trying to carry her groceries two miles home in the extreme heat — and Jibril Jennings did not hesitate to help

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Small town moves its 1 UPS driver to tears with generous gift, party

UPS driver Chad Turns was honored by the residents of Dauphin, Pennsylvania for all of his hard work during the coronavirus pandemic.

Entertainment | Entertainment

4-Year-Old Feels Lonely In Quarantine, Sets Up A Fairy Garden, Her Neighbor Notices And Pretends To Be A Fairy Named Sap

During these stressful times, we could all use a heartwarming story about a little girl who still believes in fairytales, magic, and fairies. Kelly Victoria—a photographer based in LA, California—thought the same when she decided to share how she and her

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 28, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 28, 2021 The pace of Israel’s achievements is speeding up every week. There are many double events to celebrate in this week’s positive Israel newsletter. Just see the highlights below. The flor

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Foster dad couldn't bear to break them apart, so he adopted 5 siblings

Robert Carter was traumatized after he was separated from his own brothers and sisters as a little boy.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 17, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 17, 2021 the highlights include:  An Israeli startup can test whether a recovering cancer patient needs chemotherapy. Israelis are aiding and rescuing trapped Afghans. An Israeli has been elected President

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 8, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 8, 2021 Israel’s medical breakthroughs this week included research for cures to cancer and Alzheimer’s; therapy and devices for treating or monitoring coronavirus and heart conditions. Israeli A

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 1, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 1, 2021 There is so much smart hi-tech innovation in this week’s positive Israel newsletter. Medical news includes novel ways to block the coronavirus and cancer growth; Artificial Inteligence to diag

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 26, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 26, 2021 Israel’s positive impact reaches far beyond the tiny State of Israel. This week Israelis made major advances in fighting the global coronavirus pandemic. Other medical beneficiaries included

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 18, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 18, 2021 This week’s newsletter includes articles about Israelis working to make life better for those lacking the sense of touch, sight and hearing. But there are also many examples of the achievemen

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 20,2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 20,2021 This week’s newsletter contains many connected Israeli discoveries, innovations and activities. Three major findings to benefit coronavirus patients; a key protein linked to aging and cancer;

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Wisconsin father sets new pushup world record to raise money for family of fallen first responders

A Wisconsin father of three accomplished one of his greatest goals – completing 1,500,231 push-ups to set a new world record for most push-ups done in a year. The best part though? It was all to raise money for the families of fallen first responders.

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‘Not with MY children. It’s not gonna happen.’: WATCH the best video we have seen YET opposing Critical Race Theory (and get tissues, trust us!)

Children don't need Critical Race Theory because children love everybody.

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Woman gets back $1M lottery ticket she had thrown away

A Massachusetts woman who accidentally tossed out a $1 million lottery ticket eventually collected her winnings thanks to the kindness and honesty of the owners of the store where she bought it

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 9, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 9, 2021 In this week’s newsletter, Israelis are using smart thinking in many ways. In medicine, brain stimulation treats depression; good bacteria fights cancer; and Artifical Intelligence discovers ne

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 2, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 2, 2021 Besides Israel’s usual medical research breakthroughs, this week’s newsletter includes many news articles of Israelis working to benefit the disadvantaged in society. They include safer I

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 31, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 31, 2021 The Passover story is of the journey from bitter slavery to sweet freedom. This Passover, after the bitter pandemic, vaccinated Israelis enjoyed the sweet return to group celebrations. Israel̵

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Mom of boy with autism holds fundraiser for school custodian

When a North Carolina custodian, didn't win a "school heroes" award, one mom thanked him for helping her son, who has autism, by raising $35,000.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Animal Control Buys Unicorn for Stray Dog That Stole It From a Store

Sisu, a one-year-old stray dog, was adopted the next day after the Duplin County Animal Control in North Carolina posted about his criminal behavior.

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82 Years Later, Reunited Childhood Friends Torn Apart By Holocaust Zoom Regularly

Survivors at the Dachau concentration camp cheer their liberation by US soldiers. Photo: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Courtesy of …

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Scientists clone the first U.S. endangered species

Scientists have cloned the first U.S. endangered species, a black-footed ferret duplicated from the genes of an animal that died over 30 years ago.

Advice & Self-Help | Dating & Relationships

Woman finds husband's 'secret Instagram account' full of recipes he makes for her

Rachael Sullivan posted a viral TikTok showing the sweet reason her husband, Tom, has been keeping a "secret Instagram account" full of meals he cooks for her.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 15, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 15, 2021   The highlights include: Israel’s latest Covid-19 treatment has received worldwide acclaim. Two Israeli innovations could see the end to invasive biopsies. An Israeli hi-tech training NGO gives

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After Winning a Car, Chick-fil-A Employee Gifts It to Co-Worker in Act of Kindness – NBC Los Angeles

Haley Bridges says she and her friends teamed up to help their fellow colleague and friend Hokule’a Taniguchi.

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COVID-19 In Global Decline Even As Number Of Cases Remains High

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are reportedly in decline across the globe even though the number of cases remains high. In the United States alone,

Family & Parenting | Kids

4-year-old goes for a walk in the woods and comes back with a confused deer

When we're kids, we definitely go through a phase where we spot a cute animal and beg our parents to bring it home with us.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Dog Sees Cat And Convinces Parents To Adopt Him - The Dodo

When Paisleigh first saw Oliver in PetSmart, she knew he was meant to be her new best friend.

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New Mom Had No Idea When She Started Talking to Complete Stranger He'd Bless Her with Shoes She's Wanted for 5 Years

She later said that she tried to refuse the generous spur-of-the-moment gift, but the kind stranger wouldn't hear of it.

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California farmworker turned astronaut, Jose Hernandez, urges kids not to give up - ABC7 Los Angeles

Next year Netflix will begin production on a film about Jose Hernandez's life and journey into space.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Dad Sleeps Downstairs On Sofa With Senior Dog To Keep Him Company - The Dodo

When Spike couldn't climb up the stairs to bed anymore, his dad started sleeping downstairs on the couch with him.

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Tom Selleck Leaves a $2,020 Tip and Handwritten Note for Restaurant Servers as Part of the 2020 Tip Challenge

Tom Selleck says he was inspired by his Blue Bloods costar Donnie Wahlberg to leave the staff at Elio's restaurant in New York City the generous tip

Pets & Animals | Animals

Dog Stops In Woman's Yard For The Sweetest Reason - The Dodo

Kate Howard was on her porch when a dog sat down on her yard and wouldn't leave. She realized that she had fostered the dog, named Winnie, a year earlier.

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Pushing 100, married couple survive COVID-19

Norman and Sivia Mann, married for 76 years, are back side by side.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Woman Passing By Nativity Scene Notices Someone Sleeping In The Manger - The Dodo

Though Christmas is still approaching, in some ways the greatest gift of all has already been opened.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Stray Dog Wanders Into Open Door And Finds A Home - The Dodo

Suzy, a stray dog, was looking for shelter from the storm when she wandered into Jack Jokinen's Philadelphia home. Now the pup has been adopted.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Mailman Befriends Adorable Dogs and Cats Who Live Along His Route

This Sao Paulo-based mailman, named Angelo Cristiano Da Silva Antunes, stops and greets the animals he meets along his daily route.

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Chain reaction of kindness spans over 900 vehicles at Brainerd Dairy Queen | wqad.com

Store Manager Tina Jensen says one man paid for the car behind him, spawning a chain of kindness that spanned nearly two and a half days, across over 900 vehicles.

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A Guy Creates a Prom Dress for His Sister After Finding Out Their Parents Couldn’t Afford One

Sometimes, when it seems that our wishes are never going to come true, a miracle happens, and we get exactly what we want. And the character featured in our article was no exception. Her parents couldn’t afford to buy or even rent her a ball gown, leaving

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Ryan Reynolds Sends 9-Yr-Old Special Birthday Message To Show Him He Isn't Alone. – InspireMore

Damien Smith worried he would spend his 9th birthday in the new town of Salmon Arm, British Columbia, alone, but Ryan Reynolds sent him a special message.

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Art world star gives back by buying work of the undiscovered - Portland Press Herald

Painter Guy Stanley Philoche, a star in the New York art world, gave up his dream of a $15,000 Rolex and instead spent $60,000 on creations by struggling artists.

Pets & Animals | Animals

10-Year-Old Kid Donates His Drawings To Help Animals In Need, And Now He's Opened His Own Arts Center | Bored Panda

Good deeds don't go unnoticed. A little more than a year ago, Bored Panda published an article about 9-year-old Pavel, who donated his watercolors and drawings of animals to help stray animals and rescue shelters—the initiative was called Kind Brush.

Family & Parenting | Kid's

FedEx driver surprises boy with new basketball, hoop after she noticed him playing with broken one - ABC11 Raleigh-Durha

FedEx driver Aubrey Robinson decided to get the boy, 11-year-old Elijah Maines, a new basketball and hoop -- the best her money could buy -- and had the hoop installed while the family wasn't home.

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Uber Driver Latonya Young Obtains College Degree After Passenger Pays her Debt

Uber driver Latonya Young had her college debt cleared by a passenger, which lead to her getting her college degree at Georgia State University.

Family & Parenting | Kid's

Hospital Has Been Sending Newborns Home In Christmas Stockings During The Holidays For Over 50 Years – 12 Tomatoes

In Texas, the Methodist Children's Hospital has been sending newborns home, wrapped in their own Christmas stocking for more than 50 years.

Family & Parenting | Kid's

Teacher who adopted her former student and his brother eliminates over $48,000 in debt | GMA

Chelsea Haley of Marietta, Georgia, has eliminated a total of $48,683.41 in debt -- the amount she owed in credit cards and student loans with interest.

Family & Parenting | Kid's

Couple adopts 4 siblings from foster care, then welcomes quadruplets | GMA

Can you imagine adopting four siblings from foster care, having a son and then finding out you’re having quadruplets?

Pets & Animals | Animals

Woman Has Heartwarming Reunion with Her Missing Dog at Walmart | PEOPLE.com

June Rountree has no idea how her rescue dog Abby knew to look for her at Walmart

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Fosters take in dogs, emptying out Ohio animal shelter on Thanksgiving

An animal shelter in Ohio had a lot to be thankful for this past Thanksgiving after its fosters stepped up and opened their homes to dogs from the shelter, emptying out the kennels for the holiday.

Family & Parenting | Kid's

Police officer adopts little girl he comforted while on duty | GMA

This summer, Brian Zach, lieutenant of the Kingman Police Department and his wife Cierra, officially became parents to 4-year-old Kaila.

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Grove City strangers rally around young man who changed their lives

Last year Jackie Worthy stood up for his girlfriend and lost his front teeth in the process. He had no money to fix them. Then strangers stepped in.

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Fresno men's heartwarming TikTok videos about their homeless neighbors go viral - ABC7 Los Angeles

Millions of people across the country have viewed Mohsin Alaqwari and Akram Mohsin's TikTok videos and fallen in love with the homeless people who visit Tower Gas and Mini Mart.

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Entrepreneurs for customers groceries at metro Atlanta Kroger | 11alive.com

Customers at one metro Atlanta Kroger had a surprise gift in store when they arrived at the checkout counters.

Family & Parenting | Family & Parenting

Single foster dad adopts five siblings so they can all stay together

Robert Carter grew up in foster care and was separated from his siblings for years. So when he learned the three brothers he was fostering had two sisters, he decided to adopt all five so they could stay together.

Pets & Animals | Animals

17-Year-Old Deaf And Partially Blind Dog Keeps Missing Toddler Safe For 15 Hours And Leads Rescuers To Her

Not all heroes wear capes, some rock a fluffy coat of fur, have an adorable face, and run on 4 legs. Enter Max, a 17-year old dog from Queensland, Australia, who recently showed the world what love and devotion look like, when, despite his advanced age, s

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Tasmanian devils return to Australia for 1st time in 3,000 years, with help from Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky partnered with conservationists to help release the animals into their new homes.

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 5, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 5, 2020 Israeli innovations and activities are bearing fruit. Medical treatments, technologies and medics are saving lives, warning of life-threatening conditions and helping to bring new life into the worl

Pets & Animals | Animals

Wrong turn leads to Amazon delivery driver saving drowning dog in Massachusetts | KTLA

To say that John Cassabria is an animal lover is an understatement. He grew up surrounded by pets and is currently the proud owner of four dogs, four cats and even a pet snake. But nothing could have prepared him for the events that transpired on one swel

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Louisiana man and pet bloodhound find missing man with dementia

Zach Stephens and his bloodhound, Ruby, found Kenneth Russell after he went missing for almost 5 days.

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 2, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 2, 2020 Israel’s positive activities reach every part of the globe. In this week’s newsletter, many more lifesaving Israeli treatments and tests for Covid-19 and cancer reach international hospi

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel July 26, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 26, 2020 In this week’s positive Israel newsletter, Israeli innovators continue to provide solutions to global problems. These are as diverse as Covid-19, cancer, gastro surgery, access to computers f

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel July 19 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 19 2020 Ten years ago I read a copy of a new book containing the reasons for Israel’s transformation into a nation of entrepreneurs.  “Start-Up Nation” by Dan Senor and Saul Singer inspir

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Senate passes PPP extension through August - Axios

The House still needs to pass the Senate version of the bill, and Trump will need to sign.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Koala and Wombat Become 'Best of Friends' While in Isolation at Australian Zoo

Elsa the koala and Hope the wombat joey spent two months in isolation together during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic shut down

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Michigan sheriff Chris Swanson takes off helmet and joins protesters marching for George Floyd - CBS News

"Walk with us!" the crowd chanted after Swanson said he wanted to make the demonstration a parade, not a protest.

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This 10-Year-Old Is Sending Art Supplies to Hundreds of Kids in Homeless Shelters and Foster Homes

Chelsea Phaire is helping kids in homeless shelters and foster homes deal with stress and boredom during the COVID-19 pandemic by mailing them art kits.

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For first time, Israelis recovered from coronavirus outnumber those still sick

Over half of the 15,782 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have regained their health; death toll climbs to 212, including Bnei Brak rabbi; condition of girl, 11, improves

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SNL’s Michael Che honors his grandmother after her coronavirus death by paying rent for 160 public housing residents - T

Millions of Americans have filed for unemployment benefits since the pandemic shut down workplaces across the nation, putting strain on families who cannot afford to pay bills under the sudden loss of income.

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A 93-year-old woman got a massive Coors Light delivery after a viral plea for more beer

Singing the folk song "99 Bottles of Beer" might be how some people are passing the time during the coronavirus pandemic.

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95-year-old WWII veteran shares positive message after surviving coronavirus

ABC News(SALEM, Oregon) -- William "Bill" Kelly, a 95-year-old veteran of WWII 2 who also lived through the Great Depression has added another accomplishment to his name after contracting the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and beating it."I am doing well,"

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Badly-Hit Israeli Town Succeeds in Beating Coronavirus

A beit midrash in the Israeli town of Kiryat Yearim. Photo: Michael Jacobson via Wikimedia Commons. As Israel remains under …

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Lexington couple shares the love with daily balcony music

Every evening at 5:30, Nadja Piatk and her husband, Doug Smith, head out onto their second-floor balcony, overlooking their Lexington Avenue neighborhood, and d…

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John Krasinski launches 'Some Good News' newscast during pandemic | wqad.com

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the star of "The Office" has launched a YouTube channel filled with positive stories.

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101-Year-Old Holocaust And Spanish Flu Survivor Just Beat COVID-19

A 101-year-old man, identified as ‘Mr. P’ has been released from isolation after recovering from COVID-19 in the Italian city of Rimini. Mr. P., a WWII

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75 Examples Of Hilariously Positive Graffiti

Even the simplest scribbles have a purpose of expressing an opinion, frustration, or simply affirmation that one exists and wants to be heard.

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New York UPS driver protects boy's Christmas toy by hiding it behind trash bins, video shows

A UPS driver was caught on camera trying to hide a large package in an attempt not to spoil a Christmas surprise for a young boy inside the New York home.

Politics | Politics

Don't Let Impeachment Bury Great News About the Trump Economy

Ignore the noise. America is in a strong position across unemployment, energy, violent crime, and terrorism. The Trump economy has delivered.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

'Lost Species' of Tiny, Rabbit-Sized Deer Photographed in Vietnam for the First Time in 30 Years

The silver-backed chevrotain is one of the most unusual animals on Earth, and scientists had feared it was extinct. But new photographs prove that it's alive in the woods of Vietnam.

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 12, 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 12, 2019 The highlights include:   Israeli scientists have identified the gene that causes deadly heart rhythm problems. A blind Israeli woman is serving in the Israeli Air Force. 5000 Tanzanians have clea

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Elder Of Ziyon - Arab plumbers in Haifa refuse to charge Holocaust survivor

Here is a nice story that was only in the Hebrew-language media a couple of weeks ago.

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 23 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 23 2019 The highlights include: An Israeli cancer treatment in development locates, tags and blocks tumors. Europe is funding Israeli development of a molecule to prevent blindness. Israel has been invited

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He was bullied over his clothes. So classmates stepped in - CNN Video

A freshman in Tennessee said his first few weeks of high school were a nightmare because he was being bullied for wearing the same clothes every day. Two football players noticed and decided to help out.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Welcome to the Party, Pal: A Die Hard Board Game Exists

John McClane got a machine gun, and now he has a board game. The 1988 action film 'Die Hard' is getting the tabletop game treatment.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Nassau, Bahamas Woman Opened Her Home to Nearly 100 Rescue Dogs Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

As Hurricane Dorian approached the Bahamas, a Nassau resident made sure 97 dogs from her animal refuge were safe and cared for—inside her own home.

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Sept 1 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept 1 2019 The highlights include: Israeli scientists have been able to prevent secondary cancer in the brain. A new Israeli anti-malaria vaccine requires no refrigeration. Israel’s MDA gave six-months’ fir

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 8 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 8 2019 The highlights include: Israeli scientists have transformed MRI scans to detect brain diseases. Israel’s upgrade of neonatal units in Ghana has saved hundreds of babies. Israelis take hundreds of s

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel June 10 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 10 2019 The highlights include: Rare positive news in the search for pancreatic cancer treatment. Israeli experts are helping seven Muslim countries save their coral reefs. Intel Israel has launched its 10t

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel June 2 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 2 2019 The highlights include: Israelis are testing a new treatment for incurable blood cancer. Surgeons at an Israeli NGO have saved their 5,000th non-Israeli child. Jews in Hebron hosted an Iftar feast fo

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And now, a nice story about the kid who yelled “wow!” at the symphony

The world is full of terrible events, big and small, that we must all bear witness to day in and day out. Fortunately, sometimes it is also a place where purely good things happen. We’re happy to say that one such story has arrived to cap off the week.

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Photo of final 2 Pittsburgh marathon finishers goes viral

Two strangers found strength in each other about halfway through Sunday’s Pittsburgh Marathon when they realized they would be the last to finish. Coming in at 7 hours, 22 minutes and 56 seconds, Jessica Robertson of Braddock and Laura Mazur of Ohio, who

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Florida woman breaks back, foot after jumping off pier to rescue boy from riptide

A woman broke her back and her foot when she jumped into the water to rescue a boy who was struggling against a rip current in Florida.

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Nurse adopts baby girl after parents didn't visit for 5 months; judge calls it 'destiny'

Boston nurse Liz Smith tried IVF and sperm donation, but they didn't work. She had given up being a mom, until a lonely baby girl came into her life.

Politics | Interesting Links

Meet The Man Who Fled Iran To Embrace Judaism, Freedom, And Conservatism In The U.S.

On November 9, 2016, an Iranian man arrived in the United States on his search for freedom, only to be welcomed by the sight of tens of thousands of Americans exercising their freedom of speech and assembly in protest of

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Puppy Brings Smiles to Patients at South Charleston Dentist Office

February is Pediatric Dentistry month and a local dentist office has a unique way of keeping it's tiny patients calm and comfortable.  

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Young Palestinian Discovers He's Jewish, Becomes Anti-UNRWA Activist

Anti-UNRWA activist Mordechai Yosef. Photo: Twitter screenshot. A young Palestinian Muslim man was raised to hate Jews, but then discovered …

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

The rewilding movement is going from strength to strength - Conservation

TAPIRS ARE South America’s largest land mammals. They are one of six species Ignacio Jiménez and his team are trying to re-introduce to the Iberá project, a 7,500km{ 2} wetland reserve in north Argentina, run by Tompkins Conservation, an American char

Family & Parenting | Kids

North Carolina boy ‘hung out with a bear’ while lost in woods

The 3-year-old North Carolina boy who was found safe after spending two days lost in the woods told his family that he “hung out with a bear” during the ordeal. Casey Hathaway’s a…

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli groom with paralysis stands tall at wedding with help of robotic device | The Times of Israel

Developed by Israeli startup UPnRIDE, the indoor-outdoor vehicle wheels people around while they're in a vertical position; now ready for European sales

News | Good News

Artist Tired of Reading Bad News Illustrates the Good Things That Happened in 2018

“It’s necessary to let the world know that, despite having much more to do, we’ve accomplished some amazing things in 2018.”

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U.S. Is World’s Most Competitive Economy for First Time in a Decade

The U.S. is back on top as the most competitive country in the world, regaining the No. 1 spot for the first time since 2008 in an index produced by the World Economic Forum, which said the country could still do better on social issues.

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Toys 'R' Us cancels bankruptcy auction; plans brand revival

Does this mean more Toys 'R' Us stores could soon be on the way?

Music | Music

The Kinks are getting back together to record a new album - NME

The Kinks are reuniting for a new album. Frontman Ray Davies confirmed the news, saying that the band may even play some live shows.

News | Good News!

A Camera Lost at the Bottom of the Sea Finds Its Owner, Three Years Later | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Mass. puppy revived after overdose - Story | KTTV

A family’s puppy was saved after she accidentally got into something that almost took her life.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Daniel Craig Confirms He’s Playing James Bond Again

Daniel Craig confirmed on the Late Show that he’ll be returning to the role of James Bond for Bond 25.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

What One Woman Did for a Homeless Man’s Injured Dog Will Make You 'Aww'

“I just couldn’t handle the thought of her having to go without her surgery,” Laurel Lainio told 7 News Adelaide

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Fleetwood Mac joins Fallon and some musical kids for a performance of "Don't Stop"

Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, and kids from SeriousFun perform "Don't Stop" by Fleetwood Mac using children's instruments.

Travel | Travel

What Happens to Old Hotel Bar Soap? Meet Orlando Charity Clean the World - Thrillist

Clean the World is collecting used hotel soap, melting it down, and making new soap to send to impoverished countries around the world.