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23

Jul

King David’s palace uncovered in IsraelThe Israeli government hopes to turn the site into a national park.

King David’s palace uncovered in Israel
The Israeli government hopes to turn the site into a national park.

09

Jul


 Sphinx paws found in Israel  



Researchers think that the sphinx arrived in Israel during the second millennium B.C.
Researchers think that the sphinx arrived in Israel during the second millennium B.C.

05

Jun

'Extinct' frog resurfaces in IsraelNew research has determined that the Hula painted frog is actually a ‘living fossil.’

'Extinct' frog resurfaces in Israel
New research has determined that the Hula painted frog is actually a ‘living fossil.’

07

Mar

Israel escapes locust plague — for now
The swarm originated in southeastern Egypt and northeastern Sudan, despite efforts by these countries to control the insects’ populations.

Israel escapes locust plague — for now

The swarm originated in southeastern Egypt and northeastern Sudan, despite efforts by these countries to control the insects’ populations.

04

Jan


 New Israeli law bans emaciated models 



Say goodbye to malnutrition-chic in the Middle Eastern fashion capital.
Say goodbye to malnutrition-chic in the Middle Eastern fashion capital.

21

Mar

Israel outright bans too-skinny modelsIt’s a confusing world — while the average woman is a size 14 in the United States, that is also the line where plus-sized clothing starts (generally, size 14 and up). But a plus-sized model is usually around a size 8 or so (the woman in the image above, for example is a plus model), while ‘straight-sized’ models are size 0-2.Israel’s new law mandates that models working in Israel prove that they are not malnourished, by producing medical records. (The country will use World Health Organization standards, wherein a body-mass index below 18.5 is indicative of malnutrition.) In addition, any advertisement published for the Israeli market must include a disclosure line if the model was digitally altered to look thinner.”

Israel outright bans too-skinny models
It’s a confusing world — while the average woman is a size 14 in the United States, that is also the line where plus-sized clothing starts (generally, size 14 and up). But a plus-sized model is usually around a size 8 or so (the woman in the image above, for example is a plus model), while ‘straight-sized’ models are size 0-2.

Israel’s new law mandates that models working in Israel prove that they are not malnourished, by producing medical records. (The country will use World Health Organization standards, wherein a body-mass index below 18.5 is indicative of malnutrition.) In addition, any advertisement published for the Israeli market must include a disclosure line if the model was digitally altered to look thinner.”

01

Jul

Cottage cheese boycott begins in IsraelGovernment controls on dairy products increased the price of the curd cheese, and Facebook pages are calling for a month-long boycott of the product.

Cottage cheese boycott begins in Israel
Government controls on dairy products increased the price of the curd cheese, and Facebook pages are calling for a month-long boycott of the product.