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Noble Energy Says it Prefers to Sell Leviathan Gas Regionally

Noble Energy said on Saturday that the company preferred selling natural gas from Israel's Leviathan field to the country's neighbors, such as Egypt...

November 24, 2013 2:15 pm

Apple Closes Deal to Acquire Israel’s PrimeSense for $350 Million

Tech giant Apple Inc. and Israel's PrimeSense closed a deal on Friday that will see the acquisition of the latter company for between $300-350 million, Globes reported. Earlier in the week it surfaced that the two...

Venture Fund Backed by Big Name Angels Invests in Israeli Tech

The Genesis Angels fund, which is chaired by former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and boasts Yuval Rabin, son of the late prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, as a fund manager, has already invested $34.5 million...

Israel’s Peres to Lead Business Delegation to Mexico; Will Meet Billionaire Carlos Slim

Israeli President Shimon Peres will lead a delegation of 80 companies to Mexico on an official state visit, including an audience with the country's president, Enrique Pena Nieto, and its richest man, telecoms billionaire Carlos...

November 21, 2013 1:34 pm

Foodies Loving Medjool Dates From Israel, Crop Thrives With Irrigation System

Global foodies are clamoring for Israel's Medjool dates, which are thriving because of intense irrigation...

November 20, 2013 2:30 pm

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Hits Record Mark

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange saw a record day Wednesday, hitting 1,344 points, above the...

November 19, 2013 12:54 pm

Israel Finance Minister Lapid: 5% Yearly Growth ‘Not Out of the Question’

Israel's Finance Minister Yair Lapid downplayed concerns there could be an economic slowdown in the...

November 18, 2013 8:39 pm

Boycott Israel Websites Built Using Israeli Software Wix

Fringe organizations dedicated to boycotting the Jewish state are finding it hard to practice what...

November 17, 2013 5:22 pm

Israel Ranks Second on Global Dynamism Index Science and Technology Sector

Israel has been ranked second in the Global Dynamism Index science and technology sector...

November 24, 2013 2:15 pm

Noble Energy Says it Prefers to Sell Leviathan Gas Regionally

Noble Energy said on Saturday that the company preferred selling natural gas from Israel's Leviathan field to the country's neighbors, such as Egypt or...

November 24, 2013 1:32 pm

Apple Closes Deal to Acquire Israel’s PrimeSense for $350 Million

Tech giant Apple Inc. and Israel's PrimeSense closed a deal on Friday that will see the acquisition of the latter company for between $300-350 million,...

November 22, 2013 2:57 pm

Venture Fund Backed by Big Name Angels Invests in Israeli Tech

The Genesis Angels fund, which is chaired by former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and boasts Yuval Rabin, son of the late prime minister Yitzhak...

November 21, 2013 2:44 pm

Israel’s Peres to Lead Business Delegation to Mexico; Will Meet Billionaire Carlos Slim

Israeli President Shimon Peres will lead a delegation of 80 companies to Mexico on an official state visit, including an audience with the country's...

November 21, 2013 1:34 pm

Foodies Loving Medjool Dates From Israel, Crop Thrives With Irrigation System

Global foodies are clamoring for Israel's Medjool dates, which are thriving because of intense irrigation made possible by new water treatment facilities, Bloomberg News reported...

November 20, 2013 2:30 pm

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Hits Record Mark

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange saw a record day Wednesday, hitting 1,344 points, above the all-time high closing level of 1,341.9 points on April...

November 19, 2013 12:54 pm

Israel Finance Minister Lapid: 5% Yearly Growth ‘Not Out of the Question’

Israel's Finance Minister Yair Lapid downplayed concerns there could be an economic slowdown in the country, saying that an average yearly growth rate above 5%...

November 18, 2013 8:39 pm

Boycott Israel Websites Built Using Israeli Software Wix

Fringe organizations dedicated to boycotting the Jewish state are finding it hard to practice what they preach, with many of their websites built on a...

November 17, 2013 5:22 pm

Israel Ranks Second on Global Dynamism Index Science and Technology Sector

Israel has been ranked second in the Global Dynamism Index science and technology sector of one of the world's largest worldwide accountancy firms with...

November 6, 2013 2:02 pm

Huffington Post Planning Israel Website

The Huffington Post is planning to launch an Israeli website, founding editor Roy Sekoff told Israel's Channel 2 on Wednesday. Sekoff said that the move is part...

November 5, 2013 8:33 pm

Israel’s NightSense Medical Device Start-Up to Protect Diabetics From Hypoglycemia When Asleep

Israeli medical device start-up NightSense has developed an application to alert sleeping diabetics if their blood sugar suddenly falls at night, a medical emergency called...

November 4, 2013 9:44 am

eBay Apologizes for Listing Nazi Relics for Auction

NY Daily News - Holocaust survivors were horrified that ghoulish death camp relics were being hawked on eBay. "It's outrageous," said Hillel Himmel, 86, who suffered...

November 1, 2013 11:24 am

Uruguayan Delegation Visiting Israel Seeks to Learn How to Become a ‘High-Tech Nation’

A large delegation of Uruguayan business and political leaders arrived in Israel on Friday aiming to learn how "to turn Uruguay into a a high-tech...

November 1, 2013 10:49 am

Report: Turkey’s Zorlu Enerji in Talks to Build Gas Pipeline to Israel

Turkey's Zorlu Group, which holds an indirect stake in an Israeli power plant, has begun talks with Israeli companies to finance a pipeline that could...

Culture

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and...

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

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...

Israel

Hamas Closes Gaza-Israel Border in Wake of Commander’s Assassination

Hamas closed the border crossing between the Gaza Strip in Israel on Sunday morning in the wake of the assassination of one of its commanders, Mazan Fukha. As a result of...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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