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Trump ♥ Israel?

Donald Trump recently made the very un-Republican assertion that the US President needs to be neutral about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Cyber fodder

A new school program is tracking Israeli nine-year-olds towards careers in the army’s cyber intelligence units.

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There’s something about Miri

Apparently Miri Regev, Likud’s outspoken Minister of Culture & Sport, considered joining the Labor Party just eight years ago.

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Girls with scissors

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot said that “I would not want a soldier to unload an entire clip into a girl who is holding scissors.”

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Too much of a good book?

A report has emerged showing that fewer high-schoolers are studying “humanities,” while more are studying Bible.

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Litigating the Silence

A secret lawsuit has been brought by the army against NGO “Breaking the Silence,” to compel the group to share information.

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Peace 2.0?

We discuss opposition leader Isaac Herzog’s proposal to complete the separation wall as quickly as possible – “They over there and we over here.”

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Anti-social networks

An applied anthropologist has asserted that Israeli kids’ excessive use of screens and social networks is turning them into sociopaths and solipsists.

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Invisible wounds

A viral video of a former IDF soldier testifying before the Knesset about his debilitating PTSD has shed light on the issue of trauma in Israeli society.

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