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BGU Blood Test for Early Cancer Detection

Yoav Kaufman 02/20/2012

New Blood Test for Early Cancer Detection Developed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Researchers 90 Percent Detection Rate in Clinical Tests for Multiple Types of Cancers BEER-SHEVA, February 20, 2012 – A simple…

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Israel’s Population Now 7.8 million

Yoav Kaufman 12/30/2011

And growing. With over 166,000 new births in 2011 plus a healthy level of immigration. Read all of the details in Ha’aretz and have a Happy 2012. David, Chana & Yoav

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Apple to Open R&D Center In Israel

Yoav Kaufman 12/14/2011

More good news for Israel Hi-Tech as Apple Computers announces it will open up its first development center outside of its California headquarters. Check out the full story in Globes. David

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The Battle of Beersheva

Yoav Kaufman 10/27/2011

You know October 31st as Halloween. Here in Beersheva, we we know it as the anniversary of the great Battle of Beersheva, the last great equine-led calvary charge in history. The British army, in…

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500 People in 100 Seconds!

Yoav Kaufman 08/24/2011

500 people holding more than 1,500 (!!!) developed pictures all around Israel, creating a smooth music video within their hands.

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Focus on the Negev: The New Arava Solar Field

Yoav Kaufman 06/05/2011

One thing we have plenty of in the Negev almost all year round is sunshine.  That and a pioneering spirit for ingenuity. Today The Arava Power Co., an Israeli renewable-energy developer, completed its first solar…

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Helping AMIT Help Israel

Yoav Kaufman 06/02/2011

This summer, Vivint, one of the largest home automation companies in North America, is giving away more than one million dollars to charities through its GiveBack Project. We LOVE Vivint for it’s innovative approach…

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List Updates for the Week of June 5th, 2011

Yoav Kaufman 06/01/2011

  - Maccabi USA now has 9,330 names available (down from 12,292). – The Center for Jewish History list now has 4,487 names available for exchange only (down from 4,799). – As of today, The Fiends of the 92st…

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