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

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 17, 2021 Scientists used to think that there were only 4 elements – earth, air, fire and water. Israeli scientists fighting cancer and Covid show in this week’s newsletter that it’s  much

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 10, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 10, 2021 The incredible pace of anti-Covid vaccination is fueling a surge of optimism and (despite the lockdown) positive activity amongst Israelis – literally a “shot in the arm”. All ove

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 3, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 3, 2021 The new calendar year opens with Israelis constantly renewing. The vaccination of over a million Israelis in just two weeks brings renewed hope of an eventual return to normal life. Israeli medical

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 20, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 20, 2020 So many of Israel’s latest innovations and activities can only be described as “brilliant”. Medical research discoveries, devices and treatments;  social and humanitarian work; s

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 8, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 8, 2020 The highlights include: Israel begins human trials of Israeli Covid-19 vaccine. A new Israeli breath test detects Covid-19 carriers even without symptoms. An Israeli groundbreaking way to produce X-

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 18 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 18 2020 Jews globally restarted reading the Torah this week from Genesis and Israelis are certainly continuing the creative task. New Covid-19 treatments, life-saving surgical procedures and medical apps. I

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 13, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 13, 2020 Many articles in this week’s positive Israel newsletter are connected with renewal – the main theme of the Jewish New Year. Israeli medical treatments and innovations have given new li

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 16, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 16, 2020 The positive news from Israel is always remarkable, but this has been a truly historic week. Nothing can top the announcement of the forthcoming establishment of full diplomatic relations between I

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 9, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 9, 2020 The Jewish day of Love – Tu B’Av was celebrated this week, and Israel’s love for humanity could not have been more clearly visible. It included successful efforts to save the lives

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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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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel June 29, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 29, 2020 The severity of the second wave of Covid-19 infections is still “up in the air”, but Israeli treatments, equipment and personnel are ready to face it. Meanwhile, the airways are full of

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel June 14, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 14, 2020 So much energy is going into the Israeli ecosystem at the moment. This includes non-stop development of Covid-19 treatments and defenses, plus new life-saving cardiology and neurology innovations,

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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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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 8, 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 8, 2019 The highlights include: A new Israeli treatment for resistant myeloma has been approved in the US. Israeli NGO IsraAID is helping hurricane victims in the Bahamas. Israeli sensors can “feel” wh