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Unit 9900 - The Israeli Army Unit That Recruits Teens With Autism

For eight hours a day, E., 21, sits in front of multiple computer screens, scanning high-resolution satellite images for suspicious objects or movements. As a decoder of Israel’s complex and often heavily civilian battlegrounds, he’s been critical in preventing the loss of life of soldiers on the ground in several different situations, his officers say. For many people, combing through each millimeter of the same location from various angles would be tedious work—but E., who is on the autism spectrum, describes the job as relaxing, “like a hobby.”

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Prominent Democrats Form Pro-Israel Group to Counter Skepticism on the Left

Several prominent veteran Democrats, alarmed by the party’s drift from its longstanding alignment with Israel, are starting a new political group that will try to counter the rising skepticism on the left toward the Jewish state by sup-porting lawmakers and candidates in 2020 who stand unwaveringly with the country.

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Now this is Interesting, but Sad

If you ask most parents to define the purpose of school curriculum, I would venture to say most would reply that the fundamental purpose is to ensure that students receive integrated, coherent learning experiences that contribute towards their personal, academic and professional learning and growth. Follow on discussions would probably touch on the need for curricula to foster positive growth in the areas of social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. I would agree.

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