On the other hand

January 3, 2021 by Michael Kuttner
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The best good news of the week has been the long-awaited arrival in Israel of Jonathan and Esther Pollard.

The other newsworthy item of note is that Israel has become the first country in the world to have vaccinated more citizens per capita against the coronavirus. In a crisis, this country can usually be counted on to pull off the impossible and in this pandemic situation it certainly has proven so. All the Health Funds plus hospitals and the IDF are working together in order to vaccinate the maximum number of citizens. While other countries are only just getting started or still waiting for vaccine supplies to arrive, Israel is forging ahead at full speed.



Israeli technology, innovation and experiments are being chosen for trialing at the International Space Station.

This proves that the sky is definitely not the limit when it comes to the innovative nation.



It is well known that the IDF must always be several steps if not kilometres ahead of its adversaries.

This is why ongoing cutting edge research and innovation is critical.

This week the latest in robot technology was unveiled.




Not to be confused with the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) the IEA is dedicated solely to combating problems caused by climate change.

As a result of Israel joining the IEA it will be able to not only do its bit to cope with the effects of world climate change but also to offer its ongoing expertise in this vital field.




As anyone who has visited Israel knows Shakshuka is a dish which appeals to almost everyone. Whether eaten in a hotel or restaurant it comes in a variety of combinations and servings.

If you want to try making this at home here is a simple and easy guide. Give it a try and enjoy an authentic Middle Eastern dish with a Jewish and Kosher flavour.


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