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28 min ago | The Times of Israel

Violinist Vengerov says his heart and soul belong in 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.

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5 hrs ago | PE Hub

Slyce buys VC-backed Pounce app

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.

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9 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Israeli universities improve in annual global ranking

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.

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13 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

West Bank settler group boasts rapid growth

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.

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15 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Eurozone of danger

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.

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20 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Israeli Arabs overwhelmingly deny support for Islamic State

Israeli Arabs that went to fight with Syrian opposition are for the most part fighting with other groups, says community leader. Israel officially outlawed the Islamic State earlier this month and in numerous conversations with The Jerusalem Post , Israeli-Arabs overwhelmingly rejected the notion that any more than a few individuals support the terrorist group.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Fresno Bee

New reality for Israelis on Golan Heights: Islamists control other side

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.

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Forward

Israeli Artist Assaf Evron Takes Chicago By Storm

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.

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Jerusalem Post

Tony Bennett leaves his heart (briefly) in Tel Aviv

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.

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CRN

Cloudyn Looks To Support VMware, Azure With Expansion Plan

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.

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The Times of Israel

New Israeli ambassador in Cairo meets President Sissi

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.

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The Times of Israel

The men who stare at budgets

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the 4th Annual International Cybersecurity conference in Tel Aviv on September 14. . It's been four months since bickering about the budget was front page news , but Lapid's 2015 budget has raised tensions between the finance minister and PM Netanyahu.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Palestinian autopsy: Teen shot in head with police sponge bullet

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.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Ericsson acquires Fabrix Systems for $95m [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Sept. 14--Swedish technology giant Ericsson has announced that it is acquiring Israeli cloud storage company Fabrix Systems in order to consolidate its position in network delivery for video applications, media storage and TV.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Land resources

The National Council for Planning and Building handed environmentalists a mammoth victory last week by rejecting a proposal to apply National Master Plan 35 to areas hitherto closed to construction. The plan had been to increase land for residential development, but at the cost of space from which such development had been previously prohibited.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

It is through the past that we find our future

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.

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Times of Oman

43 Israeli soldiers protest against - abuses' of Palestinians in 'open letter'

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.

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CBS Local

CMU Developing Smart Headlight Technology

You know the feeling. You're driving along and all of a sudden, you're blinded by another driver's headlights.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Palestine - Goodby Land Swaps, Hello Land Grants

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.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 2:31 PMBrother Born to Infant Terror Victim Adelle Biton

Adva Biton, the mother of four-year-old rock terror victim Adelle and three other daughters, gave birth to her first son on Friday. Adelle just returned home two weeks ago after a grueling rehabilitation period, after being wounded in an attack last March by Arab terrorists who threw rocks at the family car near Ariel, Just three years old at the time, Adelle was hit directly in the head by a fist-sized rock, miraculously surviving her critical injuries; however, she remains only able to Adelle was present in the hospital room where her baby brother was born on Friday, after being at the Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv last week for surgery herself.

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