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World-Changing Israeli Technologies Wow at Global Investor Summit

JNS.org - You’re cruising along the highway. Suddenly, your car starts to sputter, your engine grumbles, and your car comes to a screeching halt. The...

January 27, 2016 11:12 am

Newly Patented Underwater Hotel Eyes Red Sea Resort in Israel

Florida-based Planet Ocean Underwater Hotel recently received a US patent for a fully submerged luxury-stay resort and is eyeing Israel's Red Sea coast as one of its prime locations for development. According to a press release by Planet Ocean last...

Israel Easing Visa Restrictions for Foreign Entrepreneurs

The percentage of foreign employees in Tel Aviv startups is far below global and Silicon Valley averages, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Just 2% of Tel Aviv startup staff are foreign, while those figures are 29% globally and 5% in Silicon Valley,...

Israel Venture Activist Jon Medved: China Could Invest Up to $1 Billion in Israeli Tech This Year

China could be investing up to $1 billion in Israeli tech this year, OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved told Bloomberg on Wednesday. Medved said China "needs innovation and new technology ... and real technology," which he explained focused almost exclusively...

July 30, 2015 3:45 pm

Iconic Israeli Entrepreneur Yossi Vardi Credits Pushy Jewish Mother for His Startup Success

Legendary Israeli investor Yossi Vardi credited his success in Israel's lucrative start-up industry to his...

February 16, 2015 10:13 pm

Veil of Secrecy Surrounds Apple’s CEO Tim Cook’s Trip to Israel

Apple's CEO Tim Cook took a secret trip to Israel this weekend, arriving in the...

September 12, 2014 2:12 am

Syria Fighting Stalls Golan Apple Harvest Shipment to Syria

For the second year in a row, Israeli Jewish and Druze apple growers on the...

August 28, 2014 11:02 pm

The Israeli Start-Up Behind the Hottest Viral Videos on the Web (VIDEO)

An Israeli Start-up, Cat2See, which sells a gadget that allows pet owners to view, feed,...

August 5, 2014 11:23 am

Israel Tax Chief: Gaza Operation Cost NIS 4.5 Billion So Far

Israel Tax Authority Director Moshe Asher said Operation Protective Edge is estimated to have...

January 27, 2016 11:12 am

World-Changing Israeli Technologies Wow at Global Investor Summit

JNS.org - You’re cruising along the highway. Suddenly, your car starts to sputter, your engine grumbles, and your car comes to a screeching halt. The tow...

December 7, 2015 2:22 pm

Newly Patented Underwater Hotel Eyes Red Sea Resort in Israel

Florida-based Planet Ocean Underwater Hotel recently received a US patent for a fully submerged luxury-stay resort and is eyeing Israel's Red Sea coast as one of its prime...

November 18, 2015 8:33 am

Israel Easing Visa Restrictions for Foreign Entrepreneurs

The percentage of foreign employees in Tel Aviv startups is far below global and Silicon Valley averages, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Just 2% of Tel Aviv startup staff are foreign,...

August 14, 2015 5:58 pm

Israel Venture Activist Jon Medved: China Could Invest Up to $1 Billion in Israeli Tech This Year

China could be investing up to $1 billion in Israeli tech this year, OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved told Bloomberg on Wednesday. Medved said China "needs innovation and new technology...

July 30, 2015 3:45 pm

Iconic Israeli Entrepreneur Yossi Vardi Credits Pushy Jewish Mother for His Startup Success

Legendary Israeli investor Yossi Vardi credited his success in Israel's lucrative start-up industry to his relentless Jewish mother, the U.K.'s Daily Mail reported on Thursday. "Jewish mothers are...

February 16, 2015 10:13 pm

Veil of Secrecy Surrounds Apple’s CEO Tim Cook’s Trip to Israel

Apple's CEO Tim Cook took a secret trip to Israel this weekend, arriving in the Jewish state for the inauguration of Apple's new offices in...

September 12, 2014 2:12 am

Syria Fighting Stalls Golan Apple Harvest Shipment to Syria

For the second year in a row, Israeli Jewish and Druze apple growers on the Golan Heights are unable to send their produce to Syria,...

August 28, 2014 11:02 pm

The Israeli Start-Up Behind the Hottest Viral Videos on the Web (VIDEO)

An Israeli Start-up, Cat2See, which sells a gadget that allows pet owners to view, feed, play with, and even pester their lil' own cat, is...

August 5, 2014 11:23 am

Israel Tax Chief: Gaza Operation Cost NIS 4.5 Billion So Far

Israel Tax Authority Director Moshe Asher said Operation Protective Edge is estimated to have cost Israel about NIS 4.5 billion ($1.3 billion) in terms...

July 9, 2014 4:18 pm

Israel and Japan Sign R&D Cooperation Agreement

JNS.org - Israel signed a research and development (R&D) cooperation agreement with Japan for the first time on Sunday. The agreement will allocate funding to...

June 30, 2014 10:45 am

Israel’s Leviathan Strikes $30 Billion Gas Deal With U.K.’s BG Group

JNS.org - Partners in Israel's Leviathan natural gas field have signed a non-binding letter of intent to supply the U.K.'s BG Group with an estimated...

June 26, 2014 11:38 am

Israeli Bio-Tech in Nasdaq IPO; Miracle White Blood Cell Injection Can Save Diabetics From Gangrene (VIDEO)

Petah Tikva, Israel-based MacroCure Ltd. filed a prospectus to raise up to $300 million on the Nasdaq, Israel's Globes business daily reported on Wednesday. MacroCure's...

June 26, 2014 10:31 am

Israeli Hedge Fund IT Co Financial Algorithms Reportedly Target of $4 Billion Takeover Bid

Financial Algorithms, an Israeli information technology company that creates trading algorithms for hedge funds, is the target of a $4 billion takeover bid from an unidentified...

June 20, 2014 11:52 am

Dutch Pension Fund PGGM Reportedly Regrets Divesting From Israeli Markets

Dutch pension fund giant PGGM now regrets a decision in January to divest from five Israeli banks, according to Dutch fund managers cited by...

Culture

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Non-Jewish Kids Reveal They Know Little About Hanukkah on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

A new segment featured Monday on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" showcased children...

The Man Who Walked Every Street of New York City

If a New Yorker tells you to go take a walk, usually you’ve done something wrong. But not Matt Green....

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Jewish Groups Welcome Chilean Government Decision to Ban Municipal Boycotts...

Top Jewish groups have welcomed a Chilean government decision made earlier this week to ban municipalities across the country from...

Middle East

Iran Arrests 10 Suspects in Suicide Bombing That Killed Two

Iranian security forces have detained 10 people suspected of links to a suicide car bomb attack this week that killed at least two policemen, police chief Hossein Ashtari said on...

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