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Israelis Create ‘Electronic Guide Dog’ for the Blind (VIDEO)

Three students from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Israel's Technion Institute of Technology have created an electronic device that could help blind people...

May 12, 2014 9:15 pm

Netanyahu Talks Israeli Technology in Japan

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Japan on Sunday, kicking off a four-day trip meant to strengthen the Israel-Japan relationship. Netanyahu's meetings during the visit are focusing on Israeli technological developments, particularly in...

Israel’s Chief Scientist Bringing Innovation Economy to Israeli Arabs With 200 Hours Start-Up Consulting, 85% R&D Funding (INTERVIEW)

The Israeli government is taking bold steps to integrate Israeli Arabs into the 'Start-Up Nation' by offering promising entrepreneurs and scientists 200 hours of free business consulting, plus research and development grants of up to...

Major Manhattan Real Estate Developer Seeks to Raise Money in Israel

Gary Barnett, the Manhattan real estate developer, is seeking to raise up to NIS 700 million ($200 million) through a bond issue on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, Israel's Globes business daily reported on...

May 9, 2014 2:18 pm

Jewish Home for Elderly Joins Boycott of Sultan of Brunei’s Beverly Hills Hotel

The Reseda-based Jewish Home for the Aging has joined a protest against harsh new laws...

May 8, 2014 12:12 pm

Israel PM Netanyahu Awards Prize for Non-Profit Innovation to Appleseeds Academy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday awarded his Prize for Initiatives and Innovation...

May 7, 2014 2:06 pm

Ellen DeGeneres Buys Israeli Grandmothers Show Format; NBC Buys Spy Drama Based on Israeli Series

Ellen DeGeneres's production company, A Very Good Production, bought the rights to Israeli TV show...

May 7, 2014 1:47 pm

Israel’s Foreign Currency Reserves Reach Record $86 Billion at End-April

Israel's foreign currency reserves climbed to a record $86.5 billion at the end of April,...

May 6, 2014 9:33 am

Noble Energy to Sell Israel Gas to Egypt for Export

Bloomberg - Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) plans to sell gas from Israel's Tamar field to...

May 12, 2014 9:15 pm

Israelis Create ‘Electronic Guide Dog’ for the Blind (VIDEO)

Three students from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Israel's Technion Institute of Technology have created an electronic device that could help blind people navigate...

May 12, 2014 3:26 pm

Netanyahu Talks Israeli Technology in Japan

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Japan on Sunday, kicking off a four-day trip meant to strengthen the Israel-Japan relationship. Netanyahu's meetings during...

May 11, 2014 3:01 pm

Israel’s Chief Scientist Bringing Innovation Economy to Israeli Arabs With 200 Hours Start-Up Consulting, 85% R&D Funding (INTERVIEW)

The Israeli government is taking bold steps to integrate Israeli Arabs into the 'Start-Up Nation' by offering promising entrepreneurs and scientists 200 hours of free...

May 11, 2014 12:01 pm

Major Manhattan Real Estate Developer Seeks to Raise Money in Israel

Gary Barnett, the Manhattan real estate developer, is seeking to raise up to NIS 700 million ($200 million) through a bond issue on the...

May 9, 2014 2:18 pm

Jewish Home for Elderly Joins Boycott of Sultan of Brunei’s Beverly Hills Hotel

The Reseda-based Jewish Home for the Aging has joined a protest against harsh new laws imposed in the southeast Asian state of Brunei by boycotting...

May 8, 2014 12:12 pm

Israel PM Netanyahu Awards Prize for Non-Profit Innovation to Appleseeds Academy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday awarded his Prize for Initiatives and Innovation for non-profits to Dafna Lifshitz, CEO of Appleseeds Academy, at...

May 7, 2014 2:06 pm

Ellen DeGeneres Buys Israeli Grandmothers Show Format; NBC Buys Spy Drama Based on Israeli Series

Ellen DeGeneres's production company, A Very Good Production, bought the rights to Israeli TV show The Gran Plan, which stars three grandmothers "who use their...

May 7, 2014 1:47 pm

Israel’s Foreign Currency Reserves Reach Record $86 Billion at End-April

Israel's foreign currency reserves climbed to a record $86.5 billion at the end of April, up $921 million from March, the Bank of Israel said. Reserves stood...

May 6, 2014 9:33 am

Noble Energy to Sell Israel Gas to Egypt for Export

Bloomberg - Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) plans to sell gas from Israel's Tamar field to Union Fenosa Gas SA for its liquefying facility in Egypt, enabling...

April 30, 2014 12:56 pm

Israeli Tech Companies Raise $643 Million in First Quarter 2014, Up 53% From 2013

Israeli technology companies raised $643 million in new capital in the first quarter, up 53 percent from the $439 million raised a year earlier, according...

April 23, 2014 1:33 pm

Starbucks in Talks to Buy Stake in Israel’s SodaStream

JNS.org - American global coffee giant Starbucks is reportedly in talks with the Israel-based SodaStream beverage-carbonation company to buy a 10-percent stake in the...

April 11, 2014 11:34 am

Survey: In 2013, 1,000 Start-Ups Founded in Israel; For Each Start-Up That Closes, Two More Launch

A survey of Israel's start-up eco-system revealed on Friday that 1,000 nascent ventures came to life in 2013, and for each that fails, two more...

April 6, 2014 9:33 am

Israel Chief Scientist to Host Innovation Conference for Arab, Bedouin, Circassian Communities

Hundreds of entrepreneurs and technology executives from Israel's Arab, Bedouin and Circassian Communities are expected to take part in a conference on Tuesday held by...

April 3, 2014 7:59 am

Israeli Mutual Funds Raise $2 Billion in March, Highest Inflow Since January 2002

The stock market rally in Israel has encouraged more investment in Tel Aviv's mutual fund industry, with NIS 7 billion ($2 billion) of inflows in...

Culture

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well,...

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week...

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

President Donald Trump Promises ‘Robust’ First 100 Days

The moment Donald Trump swears the oath of office and lifts his hand from the Bible as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, the clock begins on his...

Israel

Netanyahu Congratulates President Trump on Inauguration; Says He Looks Forw...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a congratulatory message to new US President Donald Trump as he took office on...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Reaping Economic Rewards in Syria

Iran's government and entities close to the elite Revolutionary Guards have signed major economic contracts with Syria, reaping what appear to be lucrative rewards for helping President Bashar al-Assad regain...

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