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August 12, 2020 9:11 am
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Putting Israel Back on Lockdown Would Spell an Economic Disaster, Says Jerusalem Venture Partners Founder in Letter to Politicians

CTech - As Israel battles a second wave of the Covid-19 outbreak, veteran tech entrepreneur Erel Margalit, the executive chairman and founder of Jerusalem Venture...

August 11, 2020 9:31 am
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Israel Innovation Authority Launches a New Fund to Develop Human Capital in Tech

CTech - The Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) has decided to change the way it operates in the field of human capital in the Israeli tech...

August 11, 2020 9:20 am
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Israel Is in a Great Position to Capitalize on the Rapid Rise of Medtech, Says Veteran Investor

CTech - “If the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis has taught us anything, it is the importance of knowledge-sharing, both within Israel and between Israel and the...

August 11, 2020 5:21 am
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The Negative Repercussions of the IDF’s Flight From South Lebanon in May 2000

The IDF’s departure from Lebanon after 18 bloody years was the fulfillment of a campaign promise by then-Prime Minister Ehud Barak. Whatever the virtues of...

August 10, 2020 10:37 am
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Israeli Government Reveals $320 Million Plan to Stimulate Investment, Job Retention in Tech

CTech – The Israeli ministries of finance and economics published on Monday an NIS 1.1 billion ($320 million) plan to encourage investments and employment in...

August 10, 2020 4:30 am
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Israel’s Last Chance to Defeat the Outbreak Without Lockdowns

JNS.org - About two weeks ago, I accepted the responsibility of heading the effort to reduce coronavirus morbidity in Israel. Many had warned me beforehand...

August 10, 2020 4:10 am
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Despite Challenges, 100-Plus Israeli Tech Companies Work to Fight Coronavirus

JNS.org - The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is being experienced worldwide, and Israel is no exception. Many Israeli startup and tech companies are facing...

August 9, 2020 10:24 am
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Trump Signs Coronavirus Relief Orders After Talks With Congress Break Down

President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Saturday partly restoring enhanced unemployment payments to the tens of millions of Americans who lost jobs in the...

August 8, 2020 11:06 am
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Children Walk Back to School in Gaza After Five-Month Shutdown

Hundreds of thousands of children walked through the streets of the Gaza Strip on Saturday to return to classes after five months of shutdown -...

August 6, 2020 10:43 am
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The Tables Have Turned, Investors Are Back on Top, Says Israeli Tech Angel

CTech - "Never let a good crisis go to waste," a phrase popularized by Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama's former White House Chief of Staff and...

August 5, 2020 4:46 am
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When Managing Chaos, a Little Humility Wouldn’t Hurt

We recently marked Tisha B'Av during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Talmudic sages who established the mourning practices for Tisha B’Av shaped the Jewish memory of the...

August 5, 2020 4:29 am
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Look Who’s Calling Whom ‘UnXeptable’

JNS.org - Israeli expatriates living in California gathered on Friday near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to protest Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Singing the...

August 5, 2020 4:11 am
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Even During a Pandemic, It’s Always the Jews…

JNS.org - One of the most frightening twists of the global coronavirus pandemic is the worldwide uptick in antisemitism. This almost included a prime-time slot...

August 4, 2020 2:08 pm
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Knesset Considers Reopening Air Travel, as Israeli Officials Debate COVID-19 Restrictions

The Knesset’s coronavirus committee met on Tuesday to consider reopening air travel to Israel, while Israel’s health minister expressed opposition to imposing weekend closures. The issue...

Features

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...

World

US Will Do Utmost to Renew Iran Arms Embargo, Pompeo Vows

The United States will do everything in its power to renew the international arms embargo on Iran under review at the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday. The UN...

Israel

Israel, US Said to Be Nearing Deal to Exclude China From Israeli 5G Network...

Israel and the United States are nearing a deal whereby Israel would commit not to use Chinese technology for its next-generation 5G...

Middle East

World Must Not Play Politics With Lebanon’s Pain, Iran Says

The global community should help Lebanon rather than impose its will on the country, Iran's foreign minister said while in Beirut on Friday, following the catastrophic blast at the city's port that...

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