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The Land of Milk: Israel’s Super Cows Are the World’s Most Productive (VIDEO)

Israeli technology has made the country's "Super Cows" world famous, as they produce much more milk than other countries' cows, up to 10.5 tons...

March 11, 2014 3:51 pm

In Silicon Valley, Netanyahu Invites Apple CEO Cook to Israel, Talks Cyber Warfare With WhatsApp Founders (VIDEO)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday was in Silicon Valley to promote investments in the Israeli technology industry, his communications office said Thursday in a statement. Netanyahu was briefed on tech giant Apple's operations in...

Start-Up Accelerator for Israelis Receives Google Grant to Boost Female Entrepreneurs

UpWest Labs, a Silicon Valley start-up accelerator for Israelis won a grant from Google to increase programming for female  entrepreneurs, Israel's Globes business daily reported on Wednesday. The  Google for Entrepreneurs program split a $1 million grant...

Ha’aretz Economy Editor: Anti-Israel Boycotts Are ‘Creature of the Media’s Imagination’

In a recent Wall Street Journal Op-Ed, David Rosenberg, economics editor and a columnist for the Ha'aretz daily's English-language edition, said today's boycott of Israel "is nothing more than a creature of the media's imagination." "The...

February 27, 2014 11:41 am

Wealthiest Israeli Ranks 206th on World Billionaire List With $6.7 Billion Fortune

The highest ranking Israeli on China's Hurun magazine's annual list of the world's billionaires is...

February 26, 2014 11:16 am

Israeli Economy Minister Bennett Hails ‘Turning Point’ in China’s Economic Relations With Israel

Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett on Wednesday hailed a "turning point" in China's economic relations...

February 25, 2014 12:47 pm

Canadian-Jewish Developer Buys Tel Aviv Seaside Penthouse for NIS 110M (PHOTOS)

A Canadian-Jewish real estate developer bought a penthouse in Tel Aviv's seafront 10 Herbert Samuel...

February 23, 2014 9:51 pm

Israeli Cyber Exports Three Times Greater Than United Kingdom’s

Exports by Israeli companies in the cyber field were estimated to be three times greater...

February 17, 2014 1:03 pm

U.S. Based Shabtai Family to Earn $496 Million From Viber Sale

The Israeli-American Shabtai family will earn some $496 million for their 55.2% stake in Israeli...

March 11, 2014 3:51 pm

The Land of Milk: Israel’s Super Cows Are the World’s Most Productive (VIDEO)

Israeli technology has made the country's "Super Cows" world famous, as they produce much more milk than other countries' cows, up to 10.5 tons a...

March 6, 2014 10:17 am

In Silicon Valley, Netanyahu Invites Apple CEO Cook to Israel, Talks Cyber Warfare With WhatsApp Founders (VIDEO)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday was in Silicon Valley to promote investments in the Israeli technology industry, his communications office said Thursday in...

March 5, 2014 2:25 pm

Start-Up Accelerator for Israelis Receives Google Grant to Boost Female Entrepreneurs

UpWest Labs, a Silicon Valley start-up accelerator for Israelis won a grant from Google to increase programming for female  entrepreneurs, Israel's Globes business daily reported on...

February 28, 2014 1:17 pm

Ha’aretz Economy Editor: Anti-Israel Boycotts Are ‘Creature of the Media’s Imagination’

In a recent Wall Street Journal Op-Ed, David Rosenberg, economics editor and a columnist for the Ha'aretz daily's English-language edition, said today's boycott of Israel...

February 27, 2014 11:41 am

Wealthiest Israeli Ranks 206th on World Billionaire List With $6.7 Billion Fortune

The highest ranking Israeli on China's Hurun magazine's annual list of the world's billionaires is real estate and shipping tycoon Eyal Ofer with an estimated...

February 26, 2014 11:16 am

Israeli Economy Minister Bennett Hails ‘Turning Point’ in China’s Economic Relations With Israel

Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett on Wednesday hailed a "turning point" in China's economic relations with Israel. On Facebook, Bennett wrote, "The effort is paying off:...

February 25, 2014 12:47 pm

Canadian-Jewish Developer Buys Tel Aviv Seaside Penthouse for NIS 110M (PHOTOS)

A Canadian-Jewish real estate developer bought a penthouse in Tel Aviv's seafront 10 Herbert Samuel development for a whopping NIS 110 million ($31,200,000), Israeli business...

February 23, 2014 9:51 pm

Israeli Cyber Exports Three Times Greater Than United Kingdom’s

Exports by Israeli companies in the cyber field were estimated to be three times greater than the United Kingdom's totaling approximately $3 billion in 2013,...

February 17, 2014 1:03 pm

U.S. Based Shabtai Family to Earn $496 Million From Viber Sale

The Israeli-American Shabtai family will earn some $496 million for their 55.2% stake in Israeli telecoms start-up Viber, which will be acquired by Japan's Rakuten...

February 16, 2014 2:08 pm

Twitter Trends Expands to Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa

Social media company Twitter announced on Friday that it has expanded its Twitter Trends feature to include the Israeli cities of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and...

February 14, 2014 10:58 am

Israeli App Viber Acquired by Japanese Internet Giant for $900 Million

JNS.org - The Israeli-founded voice and video communications app Viber has been purchased for $900 million by the Japanese electronics giant Rakuten, Bloomberg News reported. Hiroshi Mikitani,...

February 12, 2014 8:21 pm

After Another Start-Up Success, Economy Minister Bennett Praises Israel as ‘Manufacturer of Innovation’

Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett on Wednesday praised former Cyota colleague, Michal Tzur, a co-founder of Israeli start-up Kaltura, after the open source video platform...

February 12, 2014 11:54 am

Hackers Takeover Websites of Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Casino Empire

Hackers on Tuesday took over the websites of the Las Vegas Sands Casino empire, uploading photos of its billionaire owner, Jewish entrepreneur and philanthropist Sheldon...

February 11, 2014 11:35 am

Chinese Conglomerate in Negotiations to Buy Israeli Dairy Co-Op Tnuva

JNS.org - Negotiations for control of Israeli dairy cooperative Tnuva are moving forward, as the company's controlling shareholders—British investment firm Apax and Mivtach Shamir...

Culture

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

Leading US Jewish Groups Laud Trump’s ‘Clear, Forceful’ H...

Leading American Jewish groups were quick to praise President Donald Trump's forthright condemnation of antisemitism during a Holocaust commemoration speech...

Israel

Israel-Germany Relationship ‘Unchanged,’ Says Sigmar Gabriel Af...

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel moved quickly to defuse a diplomatic row with Israel on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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