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Good News From Israel (October 17, 2021)

In the Oct. 17, 2021 edition of Israel’s good news, 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 of Europe’s top nuclear research organization.
–The brother of Israel’s PM has launched an electro-hydrogen truck in the UK.
–BMW, LG, and other multinationals are using Israeli smart glass in their products.
–An Israeli hosted chess tournament attracted participants from Iran and Saudi Arabia.
–Over a million people visited Jerusalem’s Western Wall during the recent festivals. {Michael Ordman]

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Israeli Deni Avdija Back in NBA Action

Deni Avdija, the only Israeli player in the NBA, returned to action on Saturday night after a longer than expected recovery and rehabilitation from an ankle injury earlier this year. The Washington Wizards faced the New York Knicks in a preseason game; it was the second preseason game for the Wizards but the first for Avdija. He scored four points, had three rebounds and one assist in only 16 minutes of play. Nevertheless, the Wizards lost to the Knicks 117-99. [JNS.org]

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Good News from Israel (October 3, 2021)

In the 3rd Oct 21 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include: 
–Israeli scientists have 3D-printed blood vessels for implanted organs.
–Israel’s special Shalva Band performed for a UN disability conference.
–Another Israeli animal-free meat alternative.
–Two Israeli ways to navigate without GPS.
–An Israeli startup makes a $1 billion acquisition.
–Israel won their first European baseball medal

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German-Israeli group accuses Union fans of anti-Semitism at game

Published by DPA The Youth Forum of the German-Israeli Society has accused some Union Berlin fans of anti-Semitism during the Europa Conference League game with Maccabi Haifa on Thursday. “In the mixed block, we were threatened by Union fans, pelted with beer and insulted as ‘shitty Jews’,” the group said on Twitter. Union won 3-0.

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Good News from Israel (September 5, 2021)

In the September 5, 2011 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:
–Israeli oral treatment can protect against all Covid variants.
–An Israeli low-cost health company is coming to the USA.
–An Israeli hi-tech company only employs autistic individuals.
–Free hi-tech industry training for new English-speaking Israeli immigrants.
–With Israeli technology you can star in a movie trailer.
–Israeli swimmers won six gold medals at the Tokyo Paralympics.
–A tree grown from a 2,000-year-old seed produced a bumper crop of dates. [Michael Ordman]

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Good News from Israel (August 15, 2021)

In the August 15, 2021 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include: 
–Huge positive results from Israel’s mass anti-Covid vaccination boosters.
–An Israeli startup can predict and prevent allergies in babies.
–Israelis are helping Greece fight its devastating forest fires.
–A new Israeli low-cost drip-irrigation system is a game-changer.
–Two endangered species have found safe harbor in Israeli waters. [Michael Ordman]

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