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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

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

With Only Two Democrats Voting in Favor, Senate Confirms David Friedman as ...

Attorney David Friedman was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to be the next US ambassador to Israel. President Donald Trump’s...

Israel

Israel Air Force to Host 7 Nations in Largest-Ever ‘Battle Lab’

JNS.org - The Israel Air Force (IAF) this fall will host combat pilots and support crews from seven countries — including the US, Greece, Poland, France, Germany, India and Italy —...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more moderate image,” aiming to improve...

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