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World-Changing Israeli Technologies Wow at Global Investor Summit

JNS.org - You’re cruising along the highway. Suddenly, your car starts to sputter, your engine grumbles, and your car comes to a screeching halt. The...

January 27, 2016 11:12 am

Newly Patented Underwater Hotel Eyes Red Sea Resort in Israel

Florida-based Planet Ocean Underwater Hotel recently received a US patent for a fully submerged luxury-stay resort and is eyeing Israel's Red Sea coast as one of its prime locations for development. According to a press release by Planet Ocean last...

Israel Easing Visa Restrictions for Foreign Entrepreneurs

The percentage of foreign employees in Tel Aviv startups is far below global and Silicon Valley averages, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Just 2% of Tel Aviv startup staff are foreign, while those figures are 29% globally and 5% in Silicon Valley,...

Israel Venture Activist Jon Medved: China Could Invest Up to $1 Billion in Israeli Tech This Year

China could be investing up to $1 billion in Israeli tech this year, OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved told Bloomberg on Wednesday. Medved said China "needs innovation and new technology ... and real technology," which he explained focused almost exclusively...

July 30, 2015 3:45 pm

Iconic Israeli Entrepreneur Yossi Vardi Credits Pushy Jewish Mother for His Startup Success

Legendary Israeli investor Yossi Vardi credited his success in Israel's lucrative start-up industry to his...

February 16, 2015 10:13 pm

Veil of Secrecy Surrounds Apple’s CEO Tim Cook’s Trip to Israel

Apple's CEO Tim Cook took a secret trip to Israel this weekend, arriving in the...

September 12, 2014 2:12 am

Syria Fighting Stalls Golan Apple Harvest Shipment to Syria

For the second year in a row, Israeli Jewish and Druze apple growers on the...

August 28, 2014 11:02 pm

The Israeli Start-Up Behind the Hottest Viral Videos on the Web (VIDEO)

An Israeli Start-up, Cat2See, which sells a gadget that allows pet owners to view, feed,...

August 5, 2014 11:23 am

Israel Tax Chief: Gaza Operation Cost NIS 4.5 Billion So Far

Israel Tax Authority Director Moshe Asher said Operation Protective Edge is estimated to have...

January 27, 2016 11:12 am

World-Changing Israeli Technologies Wow at Global Investor Summit

JNS.org - You’re cruising along the highway. Suddenly, your car starts to sputter, your engine grumbles, and your car comes to a screeching halt. The tow...

December 7, 2015 2:22 pm

Newly Patented Underwater Hotel Eyes Red Sea Resort in Israel

Florida-based Planet Ocean Underwater Hotel recently received a US patent for a fully submerged luxury-stay resort and is eyeing Israel's Red Sea coast as one of its prime...

November 18, 2015 8:33 am

Israel Easing Visa Restrictions for Foreign Entrepreneurs

The percentage of foreign employees in Tel Aviv startups is far below global and Silicon Valley averages, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Just 2% of Tel Aviv startup staff are foreign,...

August 14, 2015 5:58 pm

Israel Venture Activist Jon Medved: China Could Invest Up to $1 Billion in Israeli Tech This Year

China could be investing up to $1 billion in Israeli tech this year, OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved told Bloomberg on Wednesday. Medved said China "needs innovation and new technology...

July 30, 2015 3:45 pm

Iconic Israeli Entrepreneur Yossi Vardi Credits Pushy Jewish Mother for His Startup Success

Legendary Israeli investor Yossi Vardi credited his success in Israel's lucrative start-up industry to his relentless Jewish mother, the U.K.'s Daily Mail reported on Thursday. "Jewish mothers are...

February 16, 2015 10:13 pm

Veil of Secrecy Surrounds Apple’s CEO Tim Cook’s Trip to Israel

Apple's CEO Tim Cook took a secret trip to Israel this weekend, arriving in the Jewish state for the inauguration of Apple's new offices in...

September 12, 2014 2:12 am

Syria Fighting Stalls Golan Apple Harvest Shipment to Syria

For the second year in a row, Israeli Jewish and Druze apple growers on the Golan Heights are unable to send their produce to Syria,...

August 28, 2014 11:02 pm

The Israeli Start-Up Behind the Hottest Viral Videos on the Web (VIDEO)

An Israeli Start-up, Cat2See, which sells a gadget that allows pet owners to view, feed, play with, and even pester their lil' own cat, is...

August 5, 2014 11:23 am

Israel Tax Chief: Gaza Operation Cost NIS 4.5 Billion So Far

Israel Tax Authority Director Moshe Asher said Operation Protective Edge is estimated to have cost Israel about NIS 4.5 billion ($1.3 billion) in terms...

July 9, 2014 4:18 pm

Israel and Japan Sign R&D Cooperation Agreement

JNS.org - Israel signed a research and development (R&D) cooperation agreement with Japan for the first time on Sunday. The agreement will allocate funding to...

June 30, 2014 10:45 am

Israel’s Leviathan Strikes $30 Billion Gas Deal With U.K.’s BG Group

JNS.org - Partners in Israel's Leviathan natural gas field have signed a non-binding letter of intent to supply the U.K.'s BG Group with an estimated...

June 26, 2014 11:38 am

Israeli Bio-Tech in Nasdaq IPO; Miracle White Blood Cell Injection Can Save Diabetics From Gangrene (VIDEO)

Petah Tikva, Israel-based MacroCure Ltd. filed a prospectus to raise up to $300 million on the Nasdaq, Israel's Globes business daily reported on Wednesday. MacroCure's...

June 26, 2014 10:31 am

Israeli Hedge Fund IT Co Financial Algorithms Reportedly Target of $4 Billion Takeover Bid

Financial Algorithms, an Israeli information technology company that creates trading algorithms for hedge funds, is the target of a $4 billion takeover bid from an unidentified...

June 20, 2014 11:52 am

Dutch Pension Fund PGGM Reportedly Regrets Divesting From Israeli Markets

Dutch pension fund giant PGGM now regrets a decision in January to divest from five Israeli banks, according to Dutch fund managers cited by...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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