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Israel to Display Ancient Mummy With Modern-Day Afflictions

Researchers now know that ancient Egyptians also suffered from diseases that we once thought only plagued the present day population, such as osteoporosis and tooth decay. The particular 2,000-year-old mummy discovered to have osteoporosis (his body was given a CT scan by researchers) will be displayed in Israel's national museum.

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Israel to Debut First Olympic Triathlete

When the Olympics opening ceremonies take place in Rio a week from today, pay special attention to the Israeli team. They are notable for a couple reasons. First, it’s the largest team that Israel has sent to an Olympics competition to date. The 2016 team contains 47 athletes, 10 more than represented Israel in 2012, competing in 16 sports. Also, this is the first time Israel will compete in the triathlon at the Olympic Games. Ron Darmon, 23, will swim .93 miles (1.5 kilometers), bike 24.8 miles (40 kilometers), and run 6.2 miles (10 kilometers).

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Druze Women Drawing Israeli Tourism

The Druze are a religious minority in Israel known for their faithful service in the IDF. And now they are becoming known as a new draw for tourists in Israel who are intrigued by the Druze people’s unique culture and cuisine. This fascination is creating new opportunities especially for Druze women.

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Quiz: Israelis You Should Know

How well do you know the Israelis that make up the history and culture of Israel as we know it today? Take this quiz now and learn more about Theodor Herzl, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, David Ben-Gurion, and others that belong to The Fellowship's list of Israelis you should know!

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Traveling with Fear

Yonit Rothchild, a senior writer with The Fellowship who lives in Israel, shares what it's like to travel through Europe hoping no one notices that she and her family are Jewish.

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Faces of The Fellowship: Stefania

Faces of The Fellowship: Stefania

Ievgeni, 31, his wife Iryna, 39, and their daughters Marharyta, 9, and Stefania, 2, decided to make aliyah (immigrate to Israel) from Ukraine because they believe they'll be able to find peace and comfort. “We're really looking forward to starting our new life,” says Ievgeni. "We've been counting the days to our Freedom Flight with The Fellowship. Now is right time to leave Ukraine,” he continues. “Our daughter Stefania is 2 years old. Soon she'll enter nursery school where she'll be able to easily adapt. We're also happy about the fact that she'll grow up in the right environment.

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