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Cybersecurity Training Program for Israeli High School Students Extends Recruitment to Include Younger Kids

An after-school cybersecurity training program for Israeli high school students is looking to expand its recruitment to include younger kids, Slate reported on Wednesday. The program, Magshimim, which was specifically...

July 7, 2016 7:31 am

‘Start-Up Nation’ Israel to Host Forbes Magazine Young Entrepreneurs Summit

JNS.org - Forbes magazine announced Tuesday that it will host its Under 30 EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Summit in Israel for the first time in April 2016. The conference is expected to bring together some...

Jewish American Fashion Mogul Ralph Lauren to Step Down as CEO

JNS.org - Jewish American fashion mogul Ralph Lauren announced his plan to step down as chief executive officer of the renowned fashion brand. The head of Gap Inc’s Old Navy brand will take over the position. The...

Meet Israel’s Santa Claus, the Trustee Tasked With Handing Out Leona Helmsley’s Billions (INTERVIEW)

Renowned New York attorney Sandor (Sandy) Frankel, one of four trustees of the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, was in Israel earlier this month to look at additional philanthropic options and to...

March 20, 2014 8:03 pm

Israeli Company Creating Drinking Water Out of Thin Air Now Used by Seven Armies (VIDEO)

Israeli water tech company Water-Gen, which has developed a technique for creating drinkable water out of...

March 11, 2014 8:46 am

Competition for $250K Inclusion Prize Launched by Jewish Foundation

JNS.org - The Ruderman Family Foundation on Tuesday announced the opening of a global competition...

October 17, 2013 9:06 am

House of Mendelsohn: Jon Joins Lords, Nicola Leads Facebook to Israel

This has been a big week for the Mendelsohns of London, what with Jon being...

July 27, 2012 9:21 am

Aliyah of “Kosher Rachael Ray” Becoming Reality Series

Celebrity chef Jamie Geller, known in Jewish circles as the "Kosher Rachael Ray," will make...

July 24, 2012 4:25 pm

What Fuel Crisis? Gaza’s Electric Car (VIDEO)

Gaza may still be reeling from a several-month long fuel crisis, but that doesn't concern...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Europe Police Reveal Which Nations ISIS Could Target Next

The Islamic State group is likely to carry out new attacks in the European Union in the near future, probably targeting countries that are members of the US-led coalition fighting...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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