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Travel to Israel restricted

en.globes.co.il “Closing borders is easier than opening them” “The considerations are not only technical, there are also diplomatic elements. Israel has prevented the entry of all foreigners even though Israelis can enter other countries. Today, for example Americans cannot come … Continue reading

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Israel invests in solar energy

pv-magazine.com Israel wants another 15 GW of solar by 2030 “In the next decade, solar energy and electricity storage facilities will be set up on a scale equal to all existing electricity production in the country today,” said Steinitz in … Continue reading

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Airfares won’t be the same

marketwatch.com If airlines keep the middle seat empty due to fears of coronavirus transmission, will air travel become more expensive? “Airlines blocked middle seats to try to get people comfortable to fly again,” Sumers said. “But it’s not sustainable, long-term. … Continue reading

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Lockdown causes enormous collateral damage

rcbizjournal.com Malls Could Reopen Mid-June But How Much Collateral Damage Has Lockdown, Previous Weaknesses Caused? The retail scene will not be business as usual. There may be some pent-up demand for shopping but many consumers will return cautiously and slowly, … Continue reading

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Collateral damage in Middle East

besacenter.org Coronavirus and the Middle East The collateral damage of the pandemic will be extremely meaningful for the Middle East beyond the direct medical implications. By Col. (res.) Dr. Dan Gottlieb and Lt. Col. (res.) Dr. Mordechai Kedar BESA Center, … Continue reading

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Beware of pandemic misinformation

irishtimes.com It’s not just the pandemic curve – squash the infodemic curve too Covid-19 has provided perfect conditions for an infodemic. It has heightened our risk awareness, created a hunger for real-time information and compromised our decision-making ability. By Tadhg … Continue reading

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Investment in Israel has high return

besacenter.org US Aid to Israel Is a High-Yield Investment The US-Israeli economic and commercial relationship now encompasses IT, biotech, life sciences, health care solutions, energy, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, defense industries, cyber-security, aviation, desalination, recycling, conservation, management, and irrigation. By … Continue reading

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Charity donations decreasing

news.gallup.com Percentage of Americans Donating to Charity at New Low Gallup finds a new low in the percentage of Americans reporting they donated money to charity. Seventy-three percent of U.S. adults say they donated money to a charitable organization in … Continue reading

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