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Cybersecurity Training Program for Israeli High School Students Extends Recruitment to Include Younger Kids

An after-school cybersecurity training program for Israeli high school students is looking to expand its recruitment to include younger kids, Slate reported on Wednesday. The program, Magshimim, which was specifically...

July 7, 2016 7:31 am

‘Start-Up Nation’ Israel to Host Forbes Magazine Young Entrepreneurs Summit

JNS.org - Forbes magazine announced Tuesday that it will host its Under 30 EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Summit in Israel for the first time in April 2016. The conference is expected to bring together some...

Jewish American Fashion Mogul Ralph Lauren to Step Down as CEO

JNS.org - Jewish American fashion mogul Ralph Lauren announced his plan to step down as chief executive officer of the renowned fashion brand. The head of Gap Inc’s Old Navy brand will take over the position. The...

Meet Israel’s Santa Claus, the Trustee Tasked With Handing Out Leona Helmsley’s Billions (INTERVIEW)

Renowned New York attorney Sandor (Sandy) Frankel, one of four trustees of the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, was in Israel earlier this month to look at additional philanthropic options and to...

March 20, 2014 8:03 pm

Israeli Company Creating Drinking Water Out of Thin Air Now Used by Seven Armies (VIDEO)

Israeli water tech company Water-Gen, which has developed a technique for creating drinkable water out of...

March 11, 2014 8:46 am

Competition for $250K Inclusion Prize Launched by Jewish Foundation

JNS.org - The Ruderman Family Foundation on Tuesday announced the opening of a global competition...

October 17, 2013 9:06 am

House of Mendelsohn: Jon Joins Lords, Nicola Leads Facebook to Israel

This has been a big week for the Mendelsohns of London, what with Jon being...

July 27, 2012 9:21 am

Aliyah of “Kosher Rachael Ray” Becoming Reality Series

Celebrity chef Jamie Geller, known in Jewish circles as the "Kosher Rachael Ray," will make...

July 24, 2012 4:25 pm

What Fuel Crisis? Gaza’s Electric Car (VIDEO)

Gaza may still be reeling from a several-month long fuel crisis, but that doesn't concern...

Culture

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Genesis Prize Foundation to Honor Life and Legacy of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

JNS.org - The Genesis Prize Foundation announced plans to honor the late prominent...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Israel

Israel Says Initial Assessment Is Iran Behind Explosion on Israeli-Owned Sh...

Israeli defense minister Benny Gantz said on Saturday his "initial assessment" was that Iran was responsible for an explosion on...

Middle East

Palestinians Shut West Bank Schools to Contain Coronavirus Variants

Schools in the West Bank will shut down for 12 days in an effort to stop a sharp rise in coronavirus variant infections, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said on...

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