Happy Independence Day to Israel, how to celebrate in lockdown

Happy Independence Day to Israel, how to celebrate in lockdown, a new tech that turns water into antiviral solution, and more!


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Volume 979, Tuesday, April 28, 2020Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browserIsrael21cWEEKLY EDITIONYou don't have to leave the house to celebrate Israel's Independence Day. Photo by Shutterstock#HappyBirthdayIsrael11 fun ways to celebrate Israel Independence Day in lockdownBy Naama BarakIllustrative photo via Shutterstock.com#JustAddWaterIsraeli invention turns tap water into antiviral solutionIt sounds like magic, but Bar-Ilan University researchers say the environmentally friendly disinfectant may be used daily to kill bacteria and viruses on all kinds of surfaces.By Abigail Klein Leichman#FabulousIsraelHappy Independence Day from IsraelUntil we are able to experience the real thing, here’s a little taste of the country we all love. The Azrieli Center, Tel Aviv. Photo still from film#WhatNextForPlanetEarth?Did Earth just hit the pause button?To celebrate Earth Day’s 50th anniversary, we spoke to leading Israeli environmentalists, Alon Tal and Colin Price, about what corona means for climate change.By ISRAEL21c StaffCould the coronavirus actually be good for planet Earth. Photo by Shutterstock#SimpleSafetyIsrael launches ingenious zero-exposure Covid-19 test kiosksDevelopers offer to share details of new ground-breaking contact-free testing kiosks with health organizations worldwide.By Abigail Klein LeichmanMagen David Adom testers perform Covid-19 tests in Jerusalem at a contact-free mobile testing station built by the IDF Technology and Logistics Division, April 16, 2020. Photo by Nati Shohat/Flash90  #FromTheFrontlinesAn insider’s look at working in an Israeli corona wardPhysiotherapist Dania Hofi talks to ISRAEL21c about donning protective gear, treating Covid-19 patients and the rehabilitation that awaits them.By Naama BarakAn illustrative photo from Mayanei Hayeshua Hospital shows that for physiotherapists, coronavirus regulations mean treatment of a whole new sort. Photo by Nati Shohat/Flash90A Jerusalem father holds his baby as he looks out the window during a nationwide partial lockdown, April 3, 2020. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90#QuarantineQuandaryLockdown only made corona crisis worse, claim expertsBy Abigail Klein LeichmanHomemade pitot by Tayim. Photo: screenshot#ATasteOfIsraelMake your own homemade hummus and pita this Independence DayBy ISRAEL21cScreenshot of President Reuven Rivlin making his holographic Independence Day greeting.#VirtualVisitIsraeli president coming to you on Independence Day by hologramBy Abigail Klein LeichmanOn its 72nd birthday, Israel counts 9.19 million citizens   By Abigail Klein LeichmanIsraeli startup helps docs keep up with Covid-19 science   By Naama BarakIsraeli preemie treated with first MDA breastmilk donation   By Naama Barak‘Sustainable Nation’ film showcases Israeli water tech   By Abigail Klein LeichmanInterfaith clergy send out a global prayer from Jerusalem   By ISRAEL21c StaffA young swimmer enjoying the springs at Gan HaShlosha National Park. Photo by Dina Alfasi#HappyIndependenceDayCelebrate life this Independence Day with 60 fabulous photosBy Nicky Blackburn