aoc

Freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has come under fire after she said in an interview on Sunday that Congress should consider cutting military and economic aid to Israel. “I think it’s something that can be discussed,” Ocasio-Cortez asserted on Yahoo’s Skullduggery podcast, adding that a shift in policy should “certainly”...

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general sir nick carter

British Armed Forces Chief of the Defense Staff General Sir Nick Carter arrived in Israel on Sunday to promote cooperation between the two countries. General Carter was greeted by an honor guard headed by IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi at the IDF’s Kirya military headquarters in Tel Aviv....

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heart

Cardiovascular disease is the world’s leading cause of death. Heart transplants are often the only option available for patients in the worst cases. But the number of heart donors is limited and too many patients die while waiting. What if hospitals could simply print out a new heart? That’s the...

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beresheet 2

Following the disappointing crash landing of Beresheet, Israel’s historic unmanned lunar spacecraft, on the night of April 11, SpaceIL Chairman Morris Kahn announced the establishment of Beresheet 2. Kahn, an Israeli philanthropist, donated $42 million of the $100 million cost of the mission. “This is part of my message to...

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beresheet crashes

Wild cheers turned to stunned silence Thursday night as Israel’s Beresheet unmanned spacecraft suddenly lost contact with the control center. Only minutes before, it had sent a spectacular selfie as it neared the surface of the moon. It was a little after 10pm. I was at the Jerusalem Cinemateque watching...

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moon

After eight years of preparations costing $100 million, Israeli spacecraft Beresheet is poised to make history on Thursday when it reaches the moon. The privately funded lunar lander will face its biggest challenge during the landing maneuver, the last stage of the journey controlled solely by the spacecraft’s computer. Beresheet’s...

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ron desantis

Florida’s governor, Ron DeSantis, announced Tuesday a high-profile trade mission to Israel in May in what will be his first international trip since taking office. “Our delegation will bring business, academic and political leaders to help strengthen the bond between Florida and Israel,” DeSantis said during an appearance in Plantation. The...

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Iniohos 2019

Pilots from Israel and the United Arab Emirates are flying alongside one another as part of Iniohos 2019, Greece’s largest annual military exercise. The drill started on April 1 at the Andravida Base in the Peloponnese and will end on April 12. The United States, Italy, Cyprus, and almost the...

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israel tech trip

An international group of 52 undergraduate and graduate students from Imperial College London recently spent a week in Israel getting acquainted with the local high-tech scene. The students hailed from countries such as Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Hong Kong, France, Ethiopia, Germany, Switzerland, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark and Spain. They are...

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Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah

The Arab world must take initiatives to make Israel overcome “fears for its future” as a Jewish state in the Middle East, Oman Minister of Foreign Affairs said Saturday at the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Jordan. “The West has offered Israel political, economic and military support and...

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