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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
NYU Latest Site of Anti-Israel Mock Eviction Notices

April 25, 2014 - 4:06 AM
 
Tzipi Livni: I Won’t Quit

April 25, 2014 - 1:20 AM
 
Israel to Host ATP Men’s Tennis Tournament

April 25, 2014 - 12:57 AM
 
Starbucks-SodaStream Link Would Help Destroy BDS

April 25, 2014 - 12:48 AM
 
Israeli Security Cabinet Unanimously Rejects Negotiations with Hamas

April 24, 2014 - 11:31 PM
 
Ukraine Frees US-Israeli Journalist Ostrovsky (Video)

April 24, 2014 - 10:09 PM
 
Northeastern U. Reinstates Students for Justice in Palestine Group

April 24, 2014 - 8:33 PM
 
Breaking: HAS Visa Points Now Worthless for El Al Flights

April 24, 2014 - 8:17 PM
 
Ellen Degeneres Gives SodaStream as Earth Day Prize

April 24, 2014 - 7:55 PM
 
Turkey Backs Fatah-Hamas Unity Deal

April 24, 2014 - 7:52 PM
 
Synagogue Worshippers in London Save Family from Burning Car

April 24, 2014 - 6:35 PM
 
Youngest Holocaust Survivor from Schindler’s List Tells her Story

April 24, 2014 - 6:08 PM
 
Brave Israel Police Stand Guard at Empty Yeshiva to Stop Violence

April 24, 2014 - 5:21 PM
 
Gaza Terrorists Firing at Southern Israel, Again

April 24, 2014 - 2:10 PM
 
ADL Warns Missionary Group is Using Holocaust – Again – to Lure Jews

April 24, 2014 - 1:51 PM
 
Russia Accuses West of Starting Ukraine Crisis

April 24, 2014 - 1:16 PM
 
Tunisia Leader Facing Flack Over Jewish Pilgrimage to El Ghriba

April 24, 2014 - 12:23 PM
 
European Jews Ask EU Not to Recognize PA Unity Gov’t

April 24, 2014 - 11:09 AM
 
America Joins Israel in Canceling Talks with PA

April 24, 2014 - 10:10 AM
 
J Street Seeking a Seat at the Conference

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IBM Haifa Developing Real-Time Shopping App

Posted on: July 8th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

IBM in Haifa is developing a a new augmented-reality mobile shopping app to enable retailers to personalize customers’ shopping experiences from their smart phones and tablets.

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Israeli Scientist Wins World Food Prize for Drip Irrigation

Posted on: June 13th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

An 81 year old Israeli scientist whose revolutionary irrigation methods have saved and improved the lives of millions of people throughout the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and South America, has received the prestigious World Food Prize, according to an announcement made by the foundation on Tuesday.

IDF Soldiers in Submarine Control Room Moshe Shai Flash90
 

IDF Redefining Cyber Space as Battlefield

Posted on: June 4th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

The IDF Operations Department has put together instructions for military operations in cyberspace against enemies of the Jewish state. The IDF will engage in consistent and continuous intelligence gathering operations online, and said it will handle cyberspace as a battlefield as important as those at sea in the air, and on the ground, executing attacks when necessary.

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The Face That Launched A Thousand Apps: Yours

Posted on: May 31st, 2012

SectionsSciTechElectronics Today

Israeli startup Umoove will soon offer a gesture-recognition technology for mobile devices that will control and steer devices by reading gentle facial and head movements, according to a report by NoCamels.

 

Intel and Israeli Universities Team Up To Create “Human Brain” Applications

Posted on: May 24th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

The IntelCollaborative Research Institute for Computational Intelligence, the Technion Institute in Haifa and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem will team up to research technology that “learns” about the user, imitating the human brain.

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Israeli IVF Success Doubles in Decade

Posted on: May 14th, 2012

SectionsHealth and Living

A new Health Ministry reports shows that a whopping 25 percent of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)treatments resulted in pregnancies, with 20% of attempts resulting in live births. The number represents the doubling of success in the last decade, partly thanks to Israeli law supporting free IVF for two live babies.

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From Feet To Amot: A New Jewish Units App

Posted on: May 10th, 2012

SectionsSciTechElectronics Today

During my yearly visits to Australia to visit my wife’s family, I must endure the brutal calculations involved in switching from the imperfect Imperial system to the maligned-by-Americans (but clearly more efficient) Metric system. Pounds become kilos, Fahrenheit becomes Celsius, and feet become meters. Calculations are involved every day – and I don’t have a mind for numbers.

 

Revolutionary Israeli Co Signs $8 Million Packaging Deal with Pepsi

Posted on: May 9th, 2012

SectionsHealth and Living

Oplon Pure Science, a Rehovot-based developer of anti-bacterial polymer sheets for packaging, has signed an $8 million contract with the Pepsi Corporation to supply packaging solutions for their products, according to No Camels. The revolutionary Oplon packaging aims to protect foods from the colonization of microbes without the use of chemical preservatives or anti-biotics.  The […]

 

Apple To Start Massive Israel Hiring Push

Posted on: April 30th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

In the next few weeks, Apple’s new Israeli research and development center will launch a major hiring campaign.

 

Israeli Anti-Nausea Pill for Cancer Patients Passes Clinical Trial

Posted on: April 24th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Israel’s RedHill Biopharma announced success last week in a major clinical trial of a new drug to prevent nausea in cancer patients.

 

Israeli Startup Wins NYC Big Apps 3.0 Award

Posted on: April 22nd, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

YooGuide, an Israeli startup, has won “The Investors Choice Application” award at the NYC Big Apps 3.0 competition for its app, The Funday Genie.

 

Israeli-Based “DogTV” For Dogs At Home Alone

Posted on: April 19th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

The new made-in-Israel US cable channel, DogTV, is scientifically designed to make dogs happy when they’re left at home alone, according to Israel21C.

Google Street View Car, Old City Jerusalem
 

Israel to Launch Google Street View

Posted on: April 17th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Famed Google Maps application Street View, which is a technology featured in Google Maps and Google Earth providing 360-degree panoramic views from positions along streets throughout the world, will be launched in Israel on Sunday.

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If I Only Had One Jewish App On My iPhone

Posted on: March 22nd, 2012

SectionsSciTechElectronics Today

This past week I saw a video preview of an upcoming iPod app that excited and inspired me to the point of near tears. It was for RustyBrick’s jaw-dropping ArtScroll Schottenstein Talmud app. Unfortunately that app won’t be out for another few months (but take the time to check out the preview at www.rustybrick.com), yet I realized after months of writing this column that I had yet to give the due attention to RustyBrick’s Siddur app.

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Israeli Med Tech Company Acquired for $300 Million

Posted on: March 20th, 2012

News & Views

US medical device company Covidien has acquired Israeli respiratory systems maker superDimension for approximately $300 million, winning a bidding war to purchase the company for its bronchial tube endoscopes which reduce the invasiveness of surgery.

Yishai Fleisher Interviews Co-Founder of Kibbutz Ketura
 

Israel’s First Massive Solar Farms Receive Licenses

Posted on: March 15th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Israel’s scorching-hot desert will soon be home to massive solar energy farms, bringing Israel closer to its goal of reliance on renewable energy. The Public Utility Authority on Monday issued nine licenses to establish Israel’s first large-scale solar energy farms.

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Is It A Car? Is It A Network? No — It’s Both

Posted on: February 23rd, 2012

SectionsBusiness/Finance

If Israeli electric car company, Better Place, only gave the world an electric car that could switch an empty battery for a full one in five minutes that would have been enough! But Better Place is also the key to making renewable energy production practical all over the world. Dai aynu!

 

Seeing Israel Anywhere, Every Day

Posted on: February 17th, 2012

SectionsSciTechElectronics Today

I haven’t been to Israel in six years. That might not sound like a lot of time to some people, but might sound like an eternity to others

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Israel Study: Maternal Stress a Plus for Fetus

Posted on: February 13th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Children of mothers who experienced stress during pregnancy may have increased abilities to cope with mental and physical distress in maturity, according to a study out of the Faculty of Medicine at the Technion and Ha’Emek Hospital in Afula reported by Globes.

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Israeli Innovations: Helping the High-Tech and the Under-Privileged

Posted on: January 19th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

A slew of new Israeli innovations are set to make life more convenient – and more viable – all over the world.

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