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July 13, 2018 24 min
Israeli jets launch counterattack in Syria Following yesterday’s encroachment of a Syrian drone into Israeli airspace, Israel’s air force has just conducted a series of counterstrikes in Southern Syria. I-D-F officials have confirmed that three military sites belonging to the Assad regime have been targeted in early morning hours. These tensions are unfolding perhaps purposely with Prime Minister Netanyahu currently in Moscow for talks with Vladimir Putin. A.G. warns Knesset not to discuss ‘Ritman affair’ Ziv Maor, Editor-In-Chief at mida.org.il and Yariv Oppenheimer, Board Member & Former Director of Peace Now speaking at ILTV Studio about the Knesset committee that has now been called following a slew of accusations between the Netanyahu family and the Lahav 433 anti-corruption police unite. Breaking: Knesset debate called off Moments ago, the Knesset’s discussion concerning this possible conflict of interest in the police anti-corruption unit has been canceled. Israel’s Attorney General slammed the entire debate in the first place, saying that the discussion could amount to obstruction into the investigations of alleged corruption by the Prime Minister and his wife but the Netanyahu’s legal team say that the former police chief had it out for them from the beginning. 4. Kidnapping case nearing climax An unusual and truly disturbing kidnapping case is quickly escalating into a national crisis. Earlier this week, a 7 year-old boy from a city in central Israel was kidnapped in broad daylight by masked captives. Sometime later, the family of the child received a ransom demand from the kidnappers demanding over a million dollars. At this time the child’s whereabouts are still unknown though police have just announced that four suspects have been arrested in connection to this horrible crime. 5G being born in Israel The Intel Company is mostly known for their cutting edge computer chips, processors and servers. But now Intel’s C-E-O’s are hoping to crack another crucial frontier and bring the world into the new era of 5-g technology. Well it turns out that the team behind this revolutionary upgrade is based in Intel’s R and D department in Israel. Israeli startup snags FDA approval Want the most cutting-edge, precise medical diagnosis possible? Well look no further than the minds at ‘zebra’. The Israeli start-up that takes its name from the black and white-striped animal has developed a new A-I system that can read C-T’s and X-Rays. Their breakthrough algorithm has just been awarded F-D-A approval and promises a breakthrough in preventing the risk of heart disease. 7. A cure for baldness? Dr. Meir Babaev, Researcher & Therapist in the Treatment of Baldness speaking at ILTV Studio about a clinic for medical aesthetics that changes lives. Ridley Scott to adapt Israeli book What happens when you put the creator of ‘alien’ together with the story of the origin of mankind? Well, we’re about to find out. The Oscar-nominated director will be producing the Hollywood adaptation of ‘sapiens: a brief history of humankind’. The book was written by best-selling Israeli historian and author Yuval Noah Hariri. Sacha Baron Cohen strikes again Sacha Baron Cohen and his forthcoming Showtime series is getting all kinds of publicity lately and it hasn’t even premiered yet. The Oscar-nominated creator of ‘Borat’, ‘Bruno’ and ‘Ali G’ has been secretly filming a new t-v series for the better part of a year now. One that subversively embeds the comedian deep undercover in American politics. Top 5 rooftop bars to check out And here now to help us cool off this the summer is ILTV’S Emanuelle Kadosh with the top five rooftop bars in Israel. Israeli ‘women through the block’ A new exhibit is about to open at the new ‘Lego park’ in the city of Holon. The park’s ‘women through the block’ exhibit is kicking off its debut with a very special series of portraits, thirty Israeli women sculpted entirely from Lego blocks.   Hebrew word Of The Day: PESSEL | פֶּסֶל = SCULPTURE Learn a New Hebrew word every day. Today’s word is "Pessel" which means "sculpture" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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