Month: July 2022

inflation, Israel

Gas Prices Going Down in August (At Least in Israel)

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Gas prices have been soaring in the United States even while President Biden’s approval ratings continue to plummet. But in Israel, the price of gas is going down. Interim Prime Minister Yair Lapid announced that gas prices will be lowered in August after several successive increases. Lapid says lower gas prices are part of an …

antisemitism, Conservative Movement, Orthodox celebrities

Ben Shapiro Receives Video Threat from Far Right Antisemite

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“Ben Shapiro, you’ve spun your last dreidel,” declared Groyper movement activist Aidan Duncan, while shooting a gun and joking about shooting American Jewish commentator Ben Shapiro in a now deleted Instagram video shared by The Informant’s Nick Martin on Monday. The video by Duncan, also known as Smiley the Fren, was shot at a gun …


Israeli Study: Fourth COVID-19 Shot Protects Elderly in Nursing Homes from Omicron

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Israel has led the way with COVID-19 vaccination and now it’s paying dividends. A new study of more than 40,000 Israelis over the age of 60, shows that a fourth vaccine protected 72 percent for death. The participants were all nursing home residents, where COVID can spread like wildfire. Published in the prestigious JAMA Internal …


Iran Caught Violating Nuclear Deal by Buying Illegal German Tech

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Iran has purchased illicit German tech that appears to violate the JCPOA. The details are contained in an annual security report issued by officials in Hamburg. The report states that the Islamic Republic of Iran bought illegal technology from a German-Iranian man to the tune of not quite 1 million euros. The German-Iranian man, referred …