By Tova Cohen
Flush With Cash, Israeli Tech Firms Hope To Stay Independent Longer
Whenever potential buyers have approached Tel Aviv-based Fiverr, the technology firm has said no; like a growing number of Israeli start-ups, it has enough backing from private investors to stay independent for longer. Traditionally, many of Israel’s numerous tech companies have sold out at an early stage to global giants like Cisco, IBM and Microsoft….
Israeli Cell Phone Giants in $150 Million Court Battle
Cellcom, Israel’s biggest mobile phone provider, said on Monday Golan Telecom has filed a lawsuit in an Israeli court, declaring it does not owe the company 600 million shekels ($158 million) for past national roaming payment differences. “The company believes this lawsuit is unfounded, in contradiction to the binding national roaming agreement … and the…
In the Land of Milk and Honey, Israelis Turn Vegan
Nana Shrier in her Georgian restaurant, Nanuchka, in Tel Aviv. Reuters — Nana Shrier, owner of the stylish Georgian restaurant Nanuchka in downtown Tel Aviv, shocked Israel’s culinary world when she removed all animal-based products from the menu. A year later business is thriving, defying those who predicted its demise. Nanuchka is part of a…
Can Start-Up Nation Find You a Parking Spot?
When it comes to helping drivers, there’s no shortage of in-car technology from GPS navigation to collision-warning systems. But now start-ups are tackling a perennial source of frustration – finding a parking space. With the parking industry worth $25 billion a year in the United States and more than twice that in western Europe, it’s…
Growth-Hungry China Pours Cash Into Israel Firms
(Reuters) — China’s purchase of a controlling stake in Israel’s largest food maker reflects a broader surge in Chinese investment in an economy largely tethered to Western markets. The deal, announced on Thursday, gives China access to Israel’s high tech expertise, cachet among consumers made wary by domestic food production scandals and an alternative place…
In season 4 of ‘Fauda,’ Israeli tactics come under fire — and so do the show’s heroes
7 killed in Jerusalem synagogue shooting and 2 wounded in subsequent attack
I want Judd Hirsch to win an Oscar — but not like this
‘Saturday Night Live’ mocks George Santos’ Jewish claims
In Case You Missed It
ירושלימער אויסשטעלונג: סאָוועטיש־ייִדישער קינסטלער תּנחום קאַפּלאַנס רושמדיקע בילדער פֿון ייִדישן לעבןJerusalem exhibit: Soviet-Jewish artist Anatoli Kaplan’s striking depictions of Jewish life
קאַפּלאַנס בילדער באַגלייטן די גרויסע ייִדישע ראָמאַנען „פֿישקע דער קרומער“, „סטעמפּעניו“ און „דער פֿאַרכּישופֿטער שנײַדער“.
Former Israeli cop on ‘former officers’ in Memphis and the failure of police reform
In Jerusalem neighborhoods bound together by terror, anger and trepidation about what comes next
Pop artist paints ‘Simpsons’ characters as Holocaust victims outside Milan Holocaust memorial