Shalom Life | April 21, 2015

Israeli Pharmaceutical Company Using Cannabis Extract to Treat Diabetes

April 21, 2015 | By Abigail Klein Leichman
Israeli Pharmaceutical Company Using Cannabis Extract to Treat Diabetes

ISA Scientific is looking to treat certain diseases by developing medicines that contain cannabinoids (chemical compounds from cannabis plants)

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This 20-Year-Old Israeli Kayaker Has His Eyes on Olympic Gold

April 21, 2015 | By Orit Arfa, JNS.org
This 20-Year-Old Israeli Kayaker Has His Eyes on Olympic Gold

Ilya Podpolnyy, who made aliyah from Russia at 15, won five gold medals at the Israeli Kayaking Championship

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Israeli Developers Look to Print 3D Titanium Airplane Parts by End of 2015

April 21, 2015 | By NoCamels Team
Israeli Developers Look to Print 3D Titanium Airplane Parts by End of 2015

The new initiative is funded by the Office of the Chief Scientist

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Israel Remembers Her Fallen Soldiers and Terror Victims on Yom Hazikaron

April 21, 2015 | By JNS.org
Israel Remembers Her Fallen Soldiers and Terror Victims on Yom Hazikaron

Marked a day before the country's 67th Independence Day

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Judge Allows "Killing Jews" Ad, Will Start Running on New York Buses

April 21, 2015 | By Daniel Koren
Judge Allows "Killing Jews" Ad, Will Start Running on New York Buses

Judge John Koelt says the extreme and controversial ad paid for by Pamela Gellar's AFDI is protected under the First Amendment

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Blackberry Buys Israel's WatchDox for $150 Million

April 21, 2015 | By Daniel Koren
Blackberry Buys Israel's WatchDox for $150 Million

The Canadian mobile company absorbs the file sync and share platform, plans on opening first R&D center in Israel

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Singapore: Home to a Tiny But Thriving Jewish Community

April 21, 2015 | By Ayelet Mamo Shay
Singapore: Home to a Tiny But Thriving Jewish Community

Several hundred people, mostly from Iraq, make up southeastern Asian country's very small and wealthy Jewish community. With two active synagogues, a school, a kosher store and a banquet hall, they make any visiting Jew and Israeli feel right at home

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Male Supporters of Women of the Wall Help Smuggle Torah Scroll Into the Kotel

April 20, 2015 | By Ynet News
Male Supporters of Women of the Wall Help Smuggle Torah Scroll Into the Kotel

A major victory for the organization, the Women of the Wall read, for the first time, from a full-sized Torah at the Western Wall

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