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Rabbi Kanievsky Has Recovered From The Coronavirus

Ynetnews

The doctors of the Ultra-Orthodox Lithuanian leader Rabbi Haim Kanievsky stated on Wednesday that the 92-years-old rabbi has recovered from the coronavirus, and does not need to stay in isolation.

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Exposure: Hapoel Tel Aviv's Cumulative Loss - NIS 14.483 Million

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Hapoel Tel Aviv's cumulative loss amounts to NIS 14,483,458, according to the group's financial report for the 2019/20 season, which was submitted to the budget control.

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Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky Recovers From Coronavirus

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, the leader of the non-hasidic haredi community, has recovered from the coronavirus, his doctor announced Wednesday afternoon. Dr. Ori Rogowski announced that the 92-year-old Rabbi Kanievsky had recovered from the disease and that he would be able to emerge from quarantine.

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Bill Banning Gay Conversion Therapy To Proceed In Knesset

Ynetnews

Likud legislator Haim Katz said Wednesday that he would advance a bill banning LGBTQ conversion therapy after it had passed a preliminary reading in the Knesset earlier this summer. Katz said he initially kept the bill from being discussed in the Knesset Labor, Welfare and Health Committee which he....

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September Deaths In Israel Up By Almost 20% From Last Year

Ynetnews

Health Ministry data shows 1 in 6 of all fatalities last month were coronavirus related; country's total virus death toll stands at 2,483 people; 0.79% patient death rate means 1 out of 126 people treated for coronavirus in Israel dies from disease.

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Gamzu Shortens Isolation Period From 2 Weeks To 10 Days

Israel National News

Coronavirus Czar Prof. Ronni Gamzu announced Wednesday afternoon his decision to shorten the coronavirus isolation period from 14 to 10 days, subject to two negative coronavirus tests. "We have decided to shorten isolations to 10 days subject to two negative tests, the decision makers will make a....

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"Mesbar" Refutes The False News About The Protests Against The Prophet's Insult

Arabs48

The statements of the French President, Emmanuel Macron, about Islam and in support of the publication of cartoons dealing with religious symbols under the principle of "respecting freedom of expression", after the killing of a French teacher by someone, sparked great discontent and resentment in Arab and Islamic countries.

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Amending Israeli-American Scientific Agreements To Include Settlements Three American Funds - Israel To Finance Research And Development Has Ruled To Date Banning Their Application In Settlements, And Netanyahu And Friedman Signed, At The University Of 10-28-2020

Arabs48

Edited by: Bilal Daher Israel and the United States announced today, Wednesday, that they will expand scientific cooperation agreements to include settlements in the West Bank.

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New Polls Show Huge Biden Lead In Wisconsin, Tight Races In Michigan, North Carolina

* 52% said Biden would be better at handling the coronavirus pandemic. 39% said Trump would be better. * 48% said Trump would be better at managing the economy. 45% said Biden would be better. NORTH CAROLINA (Oct. 21 - Oct. 27): * Voting for Biden: 49% * Voting for Trump: 48% * Since the margin is....

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Gamzu Urges Arab Sector To Get Tested, Warns Restrictions At Hand For Certain Communities

Ynetnews

Outgoing coronavirus czar Prof. Ronni Gamzu urged the Arab sector to go get tested over a decrease in testing. "Enough already! Go get tested. We must protect our home," he said during a press conference Wednesday. Gamzu also warned that certain Arab communities have shown rising virus morbidity that might lead to localized restrictions.

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Due To Corona: The Match Between Panathinaikos And Zenit In The Euroleague Was Postponed

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The corona virus continues to affect the Euroleague, and today (Wednesday) it was announced that the match between Panathinaikos and Zenit that was supposed to take place tomorrow, was postponed at the request of the Greeks.

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Gamzu: Quarantine Period Shortened To 10 Days, 2 Negative Test Results

Israel National News

. Coronavirus 'Czar' Prof Roni Gamzu said it had been decided to limit the required self-isolation period to 10 days so long as the infividual in question is tested twice over that time period with both tests returning negative results. Gamzu said that the final decision on the matter would be left....

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MK Yoaz Hendel: If We Go To Elections, Netanyahu Won't Survive As PM

Israel National News

According to Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel (head of the Derech Eretz party), it’s either a budget with Binyamin Netanyahu as Prime Minister, or elections that will lead to another person taking the helm. Hendel spoke with Arutz Sheva on Wednesday, discussing his tenure as Communications Minister as well as the ongoing coalition crisis.

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Democrats Recognize An Advantage In Nevada And Arizona, And They Are Not Prepared For It To Fall Into Trump's Hands.

Haaretz - Hebrew

U.S. President Donald Trump is making a last-ditch effort to garner votes in Nevada. Today (Wednesday) he will call on them to vote for him - but he will do so from Arizona.

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PM: IDF Has Significantly Enhanced Its Capacities - Hezbollah, Take Note

Israel National News

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu traveled to the north of the country today to observe a comprehensive battle exercise involving all branches of the IDF. He was accompanying the IDF Chief of Staff, Aviv Kochavi, as well as the head of Military Intelligence, General Tamir Heiman, and other senior IDF staff.

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Gamzu: More Restrictions To Be Lifted

Israel National News

Coronavirus Commissioner Prof. Roni Gamzu said today (Wednesday) that the falling morbidity rate in the country makes it possible to move on to the second stage of easing coronavirus restrictions. "There have been around 800 new daily infections which allows us to give he cabinet a go-ahead to move....

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Bethlehem: 14% Of Positive Samples From Corona And Influenza Vaccination Tests At The Beginning Of The Month

Maan News (english)

Bethlehem - together - Dr. said.

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Gimzo To Arab Society: Khalas, Go Get Tested |

Ynet

The director of Magen Israel, Prof. Roni Gamzo, is giving a briefing today (Wednesday) on the state of morbidity in the corona virus.

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Prime Minister Netanyahu And US Ambassador To Israel Sign Extension To Apply The Science Cooperation Agreement…

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, have for the first time signed an extension of the application of the scientific cooperation agreement between Israel and the United States to the Judea and Samaria area and the Golan Heights.

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COVID-19 Gargle And Rinse Test Could Provide Alternative To Nasal Swab

The Jerusalem Post

A researcher from the University of Arizona tried to create a new way of testing the presence of COVID-19, relying only on a simple saltwater rinse and gargle for students and employees of the university who are dreading the swab up the nose. On the campus, two types of tests are usually offered to....

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The Mutation Of The Corona Virus That Worries Scientists

Mako

Research reveals: Corona virus develops mutations that make it more effective at infection Research from the University of Illinois has found evidence that the corona virus may develop mutations that make it more efficient and stable, as well as allow it to better adapt to the human body.

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News Of Terrorism And The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (October 21 – 27, 2020)

At the beginning of the weekly government meeting, PA Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh condemned the death [i.e., the “killing”], calling it another Israeli “crime” that the Palestinians would bring to the attention of the International Criminal Court in the Hague (Palestinian TV, October 26, 2020).

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In Good Time: The National League Will Return On November 17th

ONE

Basketball: The sub-league will return next month after a long period, with games resumed starting in the fifth round.

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1,688 COVID-violator Fines Issued In Past Day

Israel National News

. Police have issued 1,688 fines in the last day for COVID-19 violations. Most of the citations were given for "not wearing a mask in the public space" - 1,562, including 25 tickets for violating isolation as well as 60 for various violations by businesses.

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Over 500 Volunteers Zoom To Great Lengths To Help Israeli Children!

The Jerusalem Post

Back in 2012, a former university classmate approached Sarah Gordon, an active member of the Jewish community in Ottawa. Having landed a job in a very poor neighborhood in Israel, Gordon’s friend struggled with some very challenging students. Gordon paired two of the most difficult students in this....

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Professor Hakim: We Have To Prepare For Florona, A Combination Of Influenza And Corona 10-28-2020

Arabs48

And "Arabs 48" met the director of Nazareth Hospital (English), Professor Fahd Hakim, on this subject.

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Netanyahu: IDF Continues To Develop Military Capability Despite Pandemic

Ynetnews

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that the IDF is continuing to develop its military capabilities despite the coronavirus pandemic. "These state of the art technological a scientific developments bolster our strength against Hezbollah or any other enemy - which they should take note....

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Netanyahu: I'm Working Day And Night To Get A Vaccine To Israel

Ynetnews

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday noted that there is a global race to procure a vaccine for the coronavirus, saying that he is "working day and night" to get it for Israel. According to him, Israel is working through three avenues to get this vaccine: self-production by the Israel....

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Saeb Erekat: Chief Palestinian Negotiator's Legacy In 'his Own Words'

The Jerusalem Post

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat's battle with coronavirus has turned attention to what his legacy will be should he die. Erkat is hospitalized at Hadassah University Medical Center, and his condition is reportedly worsening. Though he is touted as a peacemaker, his legacy is one of support....

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Netanyahu: "I Discuss With The Minister Of Education And The Local Government The Improvement Of The Curriculum"

Ynet

Among other things, Netanyahu referred to the struggle over the outline for returning to school in first-fourth grades, and said: I am discussing with the Minister of Education and with local government officials about improving the outline of education.

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Ministry Of Health: Rape Is Not A "medical Emergency"

Mako

Ministry of Health: Rape is not a "medical emergency" During April, the Ministry of Health issued guidelines for the treatment of victims of sexual assault in the acute rooms, which also stated that in a situation where a victim can not get to the hospital, she can receive medical advice by phone and prescriptions.

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About 634,000 People Entitled To Unemployment Benefits

Israel National News

Are in full unemployment, while 121,000 are entitled to part-time unemployment. Total applications for unemployment benefits since the beginning of the outbreak: 1.08 million applications. Of these, over 980,000 applications were approved (92%), while 114,000 were approved under COVID-19 terms....

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Yasmine Sabry On Kourna: The One Who Dies Dies And The Survival Of The Strongest

Sonara - Israel

A statement by the Egyptian actress, Yasmine Sabry, about the new Corona virus, has sparked a case of controversy among social media leaders and activists, after she confirmed that the strongest stay after everyone was infected with the Coronavirus.

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Defense For Children International Reveals The Suffering Of Students Due To The Attacks Of The Occupation And Settlers Ramallah - Together - Defense For Children International - Palestine Said That Returning To Schools Last September Meant ...

Maan News (arabic)

Ramallah - together - Defense for Children International - Palestine said that returning to schools last September meant renewed violence by Israeli occupation soldiers and settlers against Palestinian students who live near illegal settlements while they were on their way to and from their schools.

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PCR Pandemic: Interview With Virus Mania's Dr Claus Köhnlein

Israel National News

. ‘Virus Mania’ Co-Author Dr. Claus Köhnlein talks about everything COVID-19, reasons for excess mortality, PCR testing, HIV parallels.

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Israel's New Coronavirus Czar Needs To Learn Fast: The Sharks Are Already Circling

Prof. Nachman Ash started training as the government’s coronavirus czar on Tuesday, a role that doesn't even have a 100-second grace period. Eight months into the pandemic, with most of the economy still shut down and children stuck at home, the public has no patience or desire to give him a chance.

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The Chamber Of Commerce In Nablus Closed After Its President And Deputy Were Injured By Corona

Maan News (english)

Nablus - together - The Nablus Chamber of Commerce closed its main headquarters today, Wednesday, after the chamber’s president and deputy were infected with the Corona virus.

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Umm Al-Fahm: 94 Active Cases Of Corona, 2019-10-28

Arabs48

Editing: Qassem Bakri, the number of active cases of Coronavirus in Umm al-Fahm has reached 94, according to statistics and data published by the Umm al-Fahm municipality this morning, Wednesday.

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Hilda Khalifa Sings 'The Neighbor's Girl' In English

Panet

The Lebanese media, Hilda Khalifa, revealed the secret of her choice of her green dress at the opening ceremony of the fourth edition of the El Gouna Film Festival, and said that the reason is due to her love for the color green.

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Emergency Exit: The Israelis Who Evicted Their Parents From The Nursing Homes Following The Corona

Maariv- Hebrew

The rapid spread of the Corona virus in nursing homes and sheltered housing in Israel, and the real risk of infection among those considered high-risk populations, led to the blessing (full names are kept in the system) of removing her 80-year-old mother from the nursing home where she lived.

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844 New Cases Of Coronavirus, Death Toll Rises To 2,483

Israel National News

A total of 844 new cases of the coronavirus were diagnosed across Israel Tuesday, according to data released by the Health Ministry Wednesday morning. The number of newly diagnosed infections outpaced new recoveries for the first time in a month, with 814 patients recovering Tuesday. The percentage of tests which came back positive Tuesday was 2.

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More Shocking Evidence Of Malpractice & Neglect At Wolfson Hospital

Israel National News

Detailing harsh allegations raised regarding treatment of patients at Wolfson hospital in Holon by the very doctors working there, several relatives of patients who died at Wolfson hospital in the last few weeks have come forward with stories of horror and tragedy.

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Resumption Of Studies: Home Front Command COVID Tests Education Staff

Israel National News

. The IDF Home Front Command, in cooperation with MDA and the HMOs, began conducting COVID-19 tests today for education staff - teachers, assistants, ministry staff, and education assistants, in light of the return of first-fourth grades to school next week. Testing will run until next Saturday.

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Shaarei Zedek: 21 Patients In Critical Condition In COVID-19 Wards

Israel National News

. 40 patients are hospitalized in the COVID-19 wards at Shaare Zedek Medical Center: 5 on ventilator and 21 in critical condition.

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IDF Begins To Test Teachers For Coronavirus Ahead Of Return To Schools

Ynetnews

The IDF, in cooperation with hospitals and clinics, has begun testing teachers and school staff on Wednesday to prepare for the return of grades one through four to school next week. The tests are expected to be completed by Saturday.

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Israel Records 844 New Cases In Past Day

Ynetnews

The Health Ministry o Wednesday said 844 new coronavirus cases were confirmed on Tuesday after 38,840 tests conducted showing a positivity rate of 2.2%. There are 453 patients in serious condition being treated in hospitals with 196 of them on ventilators.

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Connecting The Dots: 'Why They’re Doing This'

Israel National News

Dave Cullen analyzes COVID-19 in the context of globalization and the Great Reset.

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The Tests At Maccabi Tel Aviv Are Negative, Ben Haim Will Be Absent, A Large Staff Will Fly To The Game With Sibaspur

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Maccabi Tel Aviv will take off for Turkey ahead of the game against Sibaspur tomorrow (Thursday) at 19:55 in the second round of the Europa League home stage.

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Health Ministry: 844 Test COVID-19 Positive In Past Day

Israel National News

. The Health Ministry says 844 tested COVID-19 positive in the past day. The percentage of positive tests is 2.2%. At present there are 453 patients in severe condition and 196 on ventilator. A total of 2,483 people died since the outbreak.

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Celebs Are You The Falafel?

Mako

Are you the falafel?

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New Coronavirus Coordinator 'feels The Weight Of Responsibility'

Israel National News

New coronavirus coordinator Prof. Nachman Ash told Israel Hayom that "I feel the burden of responsibility on my shoulders, and I face a big and important challenge. I have thoughts about what I should do in my position first, but first I have to complete an overlap." Ash will start this morning overlapping the position with Prof.

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Israeli Schools Handle Coronavirus Reopening Alone As Lack Of Policy, Funding Bites

Keren Sabag, the principal of the Shaked elementary school in Ashdod, tried for hours on Tuesday to solve the equivalent of a sudoku puzzle of the highest degree of difficulty. The dilemma was over how to help her first and second graders, who are due to return on Sunday after weeks away due to the....

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Israel's Hospitals Are Beginning To See Long-term Effects Of COVID-19

Thank you, The email address you have provided is already registered. Close Other and more common complaints relate to severe fatigue, “to the point where people can function for only two hours a day, and not always fully. They then need to lie down and end their day,” says Leibovici.

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Old-age Homes Residents Put At Risk By Staff Who Were Sent To Work While Sick

At the peak of the second wave of the coronavirus in Israel, on the eve of the Rosh Hashanah holiday, some people came to work despite having tested positive for the virus. They did it with the Health Ministry’s blessing, even though their jobs entailed caring for the population most vulnerable to the virus’s ravages, older adults in nursing homes.

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5 Physical Signs That May Indicate That You Are Depressed Do Not Know If You Are Suffering From Depression Or Just Transient Sadness?

Infomed

Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the world.

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Insane Prices For Private Lessons ... And The Tawjihi Students Are The Victims

Akhbar Al-Naqab

Our news - Alaa Mazhar - Many high school diploma students (Tawjihi) are exposed to a situation of "exploitation by some private teachers", according to these students and their parents, attributing this to the Ministry of Education's approval of the "distance learning" system and the suspension of direct education as a preventive measure.

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Al-Sudais Inaugurates Disinfection And Sterilization Platforms In The Presidential Building And Its Facilities

Akhbar Al-Naqab

His Excellency the General President for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque Sheikh Prof. Dr. Abdul-Rahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Sudais today inaugurated the disinfection and sterilization platforms for the employees of the General Presidency and its facilities, as this initiative came from the Agency for Relations and Media Affairs represented by the General Administration of Relations.

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Jerusalem: One Death And 30 New Cases Of Coronavirus Within Two Days

Alarab

Dr. Ali Al-Jabrini (Corona Control Unit) announced the registration of a new death from the Corona virus for a Jerusalemite citizen at Hadassah Hospital Ein Karem, bringing the number of deaths to 80 since the beginning of the pandemic.

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8 Deaths And 480 New Cases Of "Corona" Were Recorded In Israel

Maan News (arabic)

Tel Aviv -Together- The Israeli Ministry of Health announced today, Tuesday, 8 deaths and 480 new infections with the "Corona" virus, since midnight last night.

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Saudi Blogger And Israel Fan Contracts Coronavirus

Israel National News

. Saudi blogger and Israel fan Mohammed Saud reveals on Twitter that he contracted coronavirus and that his father is hospitalized.

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MK Hauser: There's An Agreement In Place On Shortening Isolation Period

Israel National News

. MK Zvi Hauser (Derech Eretz) said in an interview on Reshet Bet radio on Tuesday evening, “About two weeks ago, I reached an agreement with Prof. Gamzu on shortening the duration of the isolation to only ten days, subject to a coronavirus test. The Ministry of Health for some reason does not make a decision accordingly.

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