Kinetis is a nonprofit, apolitical social start-up whose aim is to propel Israel’s image into new dimensions. From being one of just politics into one that is the vibrant capital of creativity. It aims to brand Israel as a land of innovative thinking and a hub of innovation.

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Israel = Energy in Motion
Category: Israel
Issue No. 163
 

A father’s hope that his soldier son will make it through his grueling army training is poignantly described in The Farther you go the Lighter it Gets. As he drives to work and goes through his normal daily activities, Ilan Hirschowitz tries to concentrate on mentally getting his son safely back home, and counts the days.

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The Further You Go the Lighter it Gets
Category: Israel
Issue No. 163
 

Started in 1982 Sar-El welcomes people from all over the world, of all ages and religions, who volunteer to help in the Israeli army. They come for two or three weeks living and working on an army base. They wear army uniform and do all kinds of tasks including packing supplies, painting and tidying up, and sorting medical supplies

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SAR-EL IDF VOLUNTEERS
Category: Israel
Issue No. 162
 

The largest protests that Israel has ever seen took place this summer. How will “the seed of change” started by the people in the tent cities continue? Is it the start of a real change in Israel’s social policies?

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They’re calling it the Love Revolution
Category: Israel
Issue No. 162
 

What was the significance of Og’s iron bed that is described in Deuteronomy? Geologist Michael Jaron gives us an interesting interpretation.

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OG’S IRON BED – GEOLOGIC INSIGHTS
Category: Israel
Issue No. 162
 

An incidental occurrence of a waitress sharing in a family’s Shabbat Kiddush evokes warm deep feelings of gratitude at being part of universal family when one lives in Israel.

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ONLY IN ISRAEL
Category: Israel
Issue No. 162
 

Two episodes in the life of the author: firstly, filming and photographing when in Israel as a Machalnik volunteer and then searching for a movie produced at the time and finding links to that past.

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FROM THE GREEN GRASS TO A GOLDEN GUITAR VIA A WEDDING ON A KIBBUTZ
Category: Israel
Issue No. 162
 

Additional 1-time Payment to Survivors

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Additional 1-time Payment to Survivors who worked in the Ghetto
Category: Israel
Issue No. 162
 

Interviews with two young women, a graduate and a scholar, are participating in the tent city social protest. They are impressive for their motivation in joining the crowds striving to have their legitimate grievances and problems heard and addressed.

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VOICES FROM THE TENT CITY, TEL AVIV
Category: Israel
Issue No. 161
 

Since 1996 Arab women in the western Galilee have been working at the Sindyanna project. Established by Israeli and Arab activists, the organization commercially produces olive oil from their own organic plantations. Their visitors’ center also sells soaps, honey, syrups and baskets that they weave. Their produce is also sold abroad through World Fair Trade Association.

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FAIR TRADING AND COOPERATION AT SINDYANNA
Category: Israel
Issue No. 161
 
 
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