For many countries, research into the potential medicinal effects of marijuana is relatively new, but for others, like Israel, the research has been ongoing for decades. In fact, Israel seized 10 pounds of the drug all the way back in the 1960’s and has been researching its psychoactive ingredients and medicinal properties ever since.
The Israeli government has taken an unprecedented step to promote healthy eating. New rules recommended by the Ministry of Health will require marking unhealthy foods with a red warning label on the package.
Despite the regional tensions Israeli and Arab children have managed to put their differences aside and focus on one of the things that unites them; soccer. Perhaps there may be a ray of hope for peace yet. As part of the Equalizer project, Israeli and Arab children from northern towns and villages gathered last week at Kiryat Shimona municipal stadium for a soccer tournament.
A new report published on Tuesday by the Adva Center for Equality and Social Justice shines light on the salary gap between Jews and Arabs, men and women, and even different ethnic groups of Israelis.