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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...

March 5, 2014 2:25 pm
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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...

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 fortune of $6.7 billion, Israel's Globes business daily reported on Wednesday. Ofer is...

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: a turning point in China's economic relations with Israel. The...

February 25, 2014 12:47 pm
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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
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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
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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...

February 16, 2014 2:08 pm
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Twitter Trends Expands to Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa

Social media company Twitter announced on Friday that it has expanded its Twitter Trends feature...

February 14, 2014 10:58 am
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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...

March 5, 2014 2:25 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The...

World

‘Avenger’ Holocaust Survivor Dies at 91

JNS.org -- A Holocaust survivor who participated in a revenge plot to poison former SS officers after World War II has died at the age of 91. Lithuanian-born Joseph Harmatz lost most of his...

Israel

Settler Leader: Main Victims of BDS Movement Are the Palestinians Themselve...

The fight against the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement was one of the hottest topics at the National...

Middle East

Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences, according to a leading Israeli scholar. Eytan...

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