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News Israel » Social: Body odors’ social cues are misread by people with autism

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

New research at Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science suggests that ... may be as significant as vision in the person’s difficulty interpreting nonverbal social cues. Neurobiology researchers in the lab of Prof. Noam Sobel study the odors that ...

News Israel » Social: Suspected Florida shooter made ‘disturbing’ posts on social media

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

In this case, we didn’t find a way to connect with this kid,” Furr said. Israel said investigators were dissecting the suspect’s social media posts. “And some of the things that have come to mind are very, very disturbing,” he added without ...

News Israel » Social: Social Services Ministry budgets NIS 190m. for early childhood education

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Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

The Labor and Social Services Ministry announced on Wednesday the allocation ... at a cost of NIS 133 to parents. The daycare system in Israel has been on the brink of collapse as organizations running the centers have complained of a lack of funding ...

News Israel » Social: From #GermanDeathCamps to #PolishRighteous: Poland Launches Social Media Campaign to Defend Its Controversial Holocaust Law

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Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

The Polish government is fighting a fierce social-media battle in the firestorm surrounding ... skip - United Against Defamation Poles risked their own lives to rescue Jews from the Nazis. Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust Remembrance Authority has ...

News Israel » Social: When war is pre-packaged for sharing

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Publication date: Friday 16 November 2012

Official military accounts for the Israel Defense Forces and the military wing of Hamas have been posting slick-looking, social-media-friendly graphics in an effort to sway public opinion. Here's one example from Israel, retweeted some 2,600 times ...

News Israel » Social: How Israel became a social gaming hub

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Publication date: hursday 04 June 2015

At one time, gaming innovators and enthusiasts journeyed to California’s Silicon Valley to devise their technological visions of the future. Now, the tide is shifting to Israel. Currently, the country of 7.7 million people boasts more than 200 game ...

News Israel » Social: Inspiration, Innovation and Action: Putting Social Media to the test for Israel Engagement

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Publication date: Friday 14 June 2013

social media-minded individuals came to take part in the Social Media Mingle: Voices for Israel Engagement. Put together by the up and coming Israel Forever Foundation, the evening was designed to share, question, and ignite inspiration and action.

News Israel » Social: Rosh Hashana 5772: Hope and Israel's Social Justice Movement.

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Publication date: Wednesday 28 September 2011

The Jewish year 5771 brought two diametrically opposed developments in Israel. One was the flood of anti-democratic laws passed and proposed in the Knesset. The other was the social justice protest movement, in which Israel's democracy suddenly came alive.

News Israel » Social: Social Rupture in Israel

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Publication date: onday 13 August 2012

Moshe Silman, an Israeli who torched himself during a demonstration commemorating a year since the beginning of last year’s protests for social justice, was buried on the same day that the Netanyahu government made a bold new move on illegal settlements.

News Israel » Social: Interview: Controversial former Labour member Jackie Walker on Trump, Israel and social media

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Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

President Trump’s decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem in late 2017 was arguably one of the most controversial political decisions of the century. The decision provoked controversy and outrage worldwide with many people, once again questioning ...