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Israeli App ‘One Hour Translation’ Proves Popular at Sochi Olympics (VIDEO)

The UK's Telegraph newspaper recently featured several mobile phone apps that were gaining popularity because of extensive use by tourists at Russia's Sochi Winter Olympics....

February 10, 2014 3:18 pm

Israel Aerospace Industries Unveils Advanced Battle Management System

Israel Aerospace Industries on Thursday unveiled its Combat Team Battle Management System (CT-BMS) at the DEFEXPO 2014 Exhibition, in New Delhi, according to Israel's Globes business daily. In a statement to the newspaper, IAI said the...

Holocaust Survivor Sparks Maryland Legislation to Ban French Train Maker From Winning $6 Billion Contract

Legislation in Maryland could ban French train manufacturer SNCF from bidding on a 35-year, $6 billion contract for a new commuter rail line because of its role in shuttling 76,000 people to Auschwitz during the...

Meet the Rabbi Who Opened Facebook’s Fourth Account a Decade Ago

As social media platform Facebook turns 10 years old this week, now with more than a billion members, one of its first users, today studying to be rabbi, in Jerusalem, told Canada's Globe and Mail...

January 31, 2014 11:33 am

Israeli Start-Up Testing ‘AirMule’ Unmanned Flying Ambulance (VIDEO)

Israeli start-up Urban Aeronautics is developing an unmanned flying ambulance, and an early demonstration video...

January 21, 2014 10:07 pm

Finland Army Orders Camouflage From Israel’s Fibrotex

Israel's Fibrotex Technologies said it won an order for advanced multispectral camouflage systems from Finland's...

January 21, 2014 3:30 pm

Israel’s Precision Strike Capabilities Are Global Market Hit (VIDEO)

In targeting Islamic Jihad operative Ahmad Sa'ad, driving a motorcycle on Sunday in the northern...

January 21, 2014 10:30 am

Israeli Economy Minister Bennett Mocks International Isolation Threats

Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett mocked threats of international isolation by recounting the many international...

January 19, 2014 11:41 am

Netanyahu Meets Waze Leaders in Israel, Ahead of Yahoo and Google Meetings at Davos

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with the heads of Waze, an Israeli mapping start-up...

February 10, 2014 3:18 pm

Israeli App ‘One Hour Translation’ Proves Popular at Sochi Olympics (VIDEO)

The UK's Telegraph newspaper recently featured several mobile phone apps that were gaining popularity because of extensive use by tourists at Russia's Sochi Winter Olympics. Included...

February 7, 2014 3:12 pm

Israel Aerospace Industries Unveils Advanced Battle Management System

Israel Aerospace Industries on Thursday unveiled its Combat Team Battle Management System (CT-BMS) at the DEFEXPO 2014 Exhibition, in New Delhi, according to Israel's Globes...

February 6, 2014 6:00 pm

Holocaust Survivor Sparks Maryland Legislation to Ban French Train Maker From Winning $6 Billion Contract

Legislation in Maryland could ban French train manufacturer SNCF from bidding on a 35-year, $6 billion contract for a new commuter rail line because of...

February 4, 2014 8:55 pm

Meet the Rabbi Who Opened Facebook’s Fourth Account a Decade Ago

As social media platform Facebook turns 10 years old this week, now with more than a billion members, one of its first users, today studying...

January 31, 2014 11:33 am

Israeli Start-Up Testing ‘AirMule’ Unmanned Flying Ambulance (VIDEO)

Israeli start-up Urban Aeronautics is developing an unmanned flying ambulance, and an early demonstration video of the "AirMule" has already been featured on a number...

January 21, 2014 10:07 pm

Finland Army Orders Camouflage From Israel’s Fibrotex

Israel's Fibrotex Technologies said it won an order for advanced multispectral camouflage systems from Finland's Army, UPI reported. Fibrotex said it will provide four types of camouflage...

January 21, 2014 3:30 pm

Israel’s Precision Strike Capabilities Are Global Market Hit (VIDEO)

In targeting Islamic Jihad operative Ahmad Sa'ad, driving a motorcycle on Sunday in the northern Gaza Strip when he was struck by a precision missile from...

January 21, 2014 10:30 am

Israeli Economy Minister Bennett Mocks International Isolation Threats

Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett mocked threats of international isolation by recounting the many international meetings he'd held on Tuesday. On Facebook, Bennett listed his "day...

January 19, 2014 11:41 am

Netanyahu Meets Waze Leaders in Israel, Ahead of Yahoo and Google Meetings at Davos

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with the heads of Waze, an Israeli mapping start-up recently acquired by Google for over $1 billion, and held...

January 16, 2014 1:02 pm

Israel’s Tower Semiconductor Shares Jump on Jim Cramer Recommendation

Shares of Israel's Tower Semiconductor surged 6.1% on the Nasdaq and 10.7% on Tel Aviv's TASE on Wednesday, following similar steep gains on Tuesday, after TV...

January 13, 2014 11:48 am

Jewish Actress Scarlett Johansson to Become Face of Israel’s SodaStream

Jewish actress Scarlett Johansson on Monday was named in a multi-year contract to become the first global brand ambassador for SodaStream International Ltd. the Israeli...

January 10, 2014 4:43 pm

Israel’s Cinema City in $825 Million Merger to Become Second Largest in Europe

Cinema City CEO Mooky Greidinger, whose family opened its first cinema in Haifa, in 1931, on Friday was named to be the CEO of...

January 8, 2014 11:38 pm

Tamar Natural Gas Field Worth $52 Billion to Israeli Economy – Ernst & Young

The natural gas in Israel's Tamar field is worth some $52 billion to the Israeli economy, accountants Ernst & Young Israel said in a new...

January 8, 2014 5:50 pm

Israeli High-Tech Exits Reach $6.64 Billion in 2013; 10-Year High for Venture Capital Investors

The combined value of Israeli high-tech start-ups that were sold in 2013 reached $6.64 billion in 2013, with the component from venture capital-backed companies, $4.21...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

EU Denies It Is Planning to Offer Financial Aid to Iran to Preserve Nuclear...

Three European Union sources have denied that diplomats meeting in Vienna on Friday to salvage the imperiled Iranian nuclear deal...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister, Arab MK in Ferocious War of Words

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Israeli-Arab Member of Knesset Ayman Odeh conducted a ferocious war of words on Sunday following a controversy over the injury of an Arab demonstrator...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...

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