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28 min ago | The Times of Israel
Maxim Vengerov was tired. It was a Monday afternoon and the virtuoso violinist and sometime conductor was ensconced in his dressing room at the Tel Aviv Opera House, where he has been rehearsing with the Rishon Lezion Orchestra and pianist Shira Shaked for this week's Vengerov Festival.
5 hrs ago | PE Hub
September 16th, 2014 - Visual product search platform Slyce Inc. today announced the acquisition of mobile commerce company BuyCode, Inc, the Tel Aviv, Israel-bas aaed company that developed the Pounce image recognition-based shopping app - for a total consideration of US$5 million in shares, cash and earn-out incentives. The Pounce app is available both directly to consumers and as a private label solution to retailers.
9 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
Israeli Universities for the most part increased in global ranking according to the 2014/2015 QS World University Rankings which were released on Tuesday. First compiled in 2004, the QS World University Rankings annually rates the world's best-performing higher education institutions, assessing some 3,000 and raking more than 800.
13 hrs ago | MDJonline.com
Israel's settler population in the West Bank increased by 2 percent in the first half of the year, an advocacy group announced Tuesday, signaling robust growth in the settlements even while Israel was conducting peace talks with the Palestinians.
15 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
Together no more. Danny Danon and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu together at the Likud Conference in Tel Aviv on May 4, 2014 The Islamic State's influence continues to expand as all three Israeli papers put a warning on their respective front pages about the group's next move: terror attacks against Israelis.
For now, the groups, which include al-Qaida's Nusra Front, are focused on consolidating their positions and pushing toward the Syrian capital, Damascus. But there are worries in Israel that once the Islamist militants establish control, they will turn their guns toward the Israeli-held sector of the Golan.
When September's Chicago magazine tipped Assaf Evron as one of "four rising artists worth investing in," it was the first many in the Windy City had heard of the Israeli-born creator. But Evron has long been a name to watch among the cognoscenti.
At 88, singer still commands an audience, as he did Sunday night at Tel Aviv's Mann Auditorium with his powerful vocals. Unbelievable, incredible, wow! Those were just three words I heard from the audience as Tony Bennett wowed the packed audience at the Mann Auditorium in Tel Aviv on Sunday night with an awe-inspiring 90-minute performance.
New Series A funding should help grease plans by Cloudyn to broaden the base of cloud platforms it supports and eventually open what will likely be a West Coast office for the company. Tel Aviv, Israel-based Cloudyn, which was named an emerging cloud vendor by CRN this year, provides a cloud-based solution that it says helps its customers monitor and optimize their cloud resources.
Israel's new ambassador to Egypt, Haim Koren, presents his credentials to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Ssisi in Cairo, September 14, 2014 Israel's new ambassador to Egypt, Haim Koren, on Sunday presented his credentials to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at his palace in Cairo, allowing Koren to officially contact Egyptian government officials in his capacity as Israel's diplomatic representative. Koren, whose appointment was approved by the cabinet in December, has been stationed in Egypt since May 11. He stayed in Cairo during most of the 50 days of fighting during this summer's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza.
Palestinian protesters take cover during clashes with Israel Police in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi Joz September 7, 2014.. An autopsy report released Sunday by a Palestinian coroner confirmed the cause of death of Arab teen Muhammad Abd al-Majid Sunuqrut last week was a sponge-covered bullet to the head, directly contradicting police claims that the 16-year-old fell and fractured his skull.
As we approach our High Holidays I find my mind drifting back to my trips this summer, first to Israel and then to our temple's Jewish Heritage Tour of Central Europe. Roseanne, my wife, kept a travel log while we were away and I asked if I could review it.
Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian during clashes at a protest against the Jewish settlement of Ofra, in the occupied West Bank village of Silwad, near Ramallah on Friday. The letter of the 43 reservists and former members of an elite Israeli army intelligence unit, addressed to Israel's prime minister, armed forces chief and head of military intelligence and distributed to media, said information gathered by Unit 8200 was used by civilian intelligence agencies to coerce Palestinians uninvolved in resistance activities.
You know the feeling. You're driving along and all of a sudden, you're blinded by another driver's headlights.
Thought dead and buried after Hamas had shown that it could indiscriminately fire rockets from Gaza into Tel Aviv and Jerusalem over a 50 day period even forcing international carriers to cancel flights into Ben-Gurion International Airport for 24 hours Caroline Glick reported on its amazing resurrection: "On August 31, PLO chief and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told an audience of Fatah members that Egypt had offered to give the PA some 1,600 kilometers of land in Sinai adjacent to Gaza, thus quintupling the size of the Gaza Strip. Egypt even offered to allow all the so-called "Palestinian refugees" to settle in the expanded Gaza Strip.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:27 pm
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