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All Posts Tagged With: "Yuval Lion"

Young garbage pickers eke out meager living in Pakistan

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Young garbage pickers eke out meager living in Pakistan

An estimated 10,000 children in Quetta, Pakistan, perform back-breaking labor -- garbage picking. They are often as young as five years old and earn less than $1 per day. International organizations have begun to call attention to the plight of these young workers, many of whom are the children of Afghan refugees who cannot legally work in Pakistan.

Posted: October 7, 2009 12:42   Comments: 8
Reading the Israeli and Arab press on Gaza war crimes

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Reading the Israeli and Arab press on Gaza war crimes

Worldfocus producers Yuval Lion, a fluent Hebrew speaker with an Israeli background, and Mohammad Al-Kassim, an Arab speaker of Palestinian descent, talk about how the news of a U.N. investigation into war crimes during the Gaza war was reported in the Israeli and Arab media.

Posted: September 16, 2009 14:47   Comments: 18
Worldfocus receives two Emmy nominations!

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Worldfocus receives two Emmy nominations!

Worldfocus received two Emmy nominations today for our reporting on Africa. "Crisis in Congo" was nominated for best story and "21st Century Africa" was nominated for outstanding feature story.

Posted: July 14, 2009 15:56   Comments: 5
“Moonwalking” like Michael Jackson in Jerusalem

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“Moonwalking” like Michael Jackson in Jerusalem

Michael Jackson's death brought out a chorus of grief from across the globe. Worldfocus producers grew up listening to his music from their homes around the world -- from Jerusalem to Addis Ababa -- and share their recollections of this truly global star.

Posted: June 26, 2009 09:53   Comments: 2
Israeli company builds infrastructure for world’s electric cars

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Israeli company builds infrastructure for world’s electric cars

One Israeli company is not just promoting the use of electric cars but designing an entire system to service them, with battery charging stations. Many countries are expressing great interest.

Posted: February 9, 2009 15:12   Comments: 16
One in five Israeli citizens is Arab

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One in five Israeli citizens is Arab

The history of conflict between Israel and its Arab neighbors is well-documented. A story told not nearly as often is the relationship between Arabs and Jews within Israel, as approximately one in five Israelis is Arab.

Posted: February 5, 2009 15:55   Comments: 66
Immigrants and religions redefine Israeli society

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Immigrants and religions redefine Israeli society

The wave of immigration over the past few decades has changed the face of Israel. Also, some 20 percent of Israelis are Muslims, Christians and other minorities.

Posted: February 4, 2009 15:25   Comments: 42
Take a walk down Tel Aviv’s most diverse street

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Take a walk down Tel Aviv’s most diverse street

Tel Aviv's Neve Sha'anan Street serves the vibrant ethnic communities that have folded into contemporary Israeli society.

Posted: February 4, 2009 14:48   Comments: 1
Worldfocus producers hope for progress

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Worldfocus producers hope for progress

In the third part of their conversation, Worldfocus producers Mohammad al-Kassim and Yuval Lion discuss the war in Gaza from both sides.

Posted: January 8, 2009 11:19   Comments: 2
Producers recount personal stories from Gaza and Israel

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Producers recount personal stories from Gaza and Israel

Worldfocus producers Mohammad al-Kassim and Yuval Lion continue their discussion about the war in Gaza and share opinions they have heard from the divided region.

Posted: January 7, 2009 13:37   Comments: 0

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