Monthly Archives: August 2014

Gazans being treated in Israel

Here’s a video of some Gazans who are being treated in Israel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFLRgYURoqs

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Israel’s Indian friends march in their thousands

(Thanks to Hazel) In the biggest pro-Israel, anti-terrorist rally in recent years, an estimated 20,000 gathered in Kolkata, India in a show of solidarity with Israel. http://www.timesofisrael.com/20000-march-in-kolkata-in-show-of-support-for-israel/

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Oldest metal object found in Israel

Israeli archaeologists have discovered a 7000-year-old copper awl in Northern Israel during excavations of Tel Tsaf. It is the oldest known find of a metal object made by humans. http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Copper-awl-from-Jordan-Valley-is-oldest-metal-ever-discovered-in-Middle-East-371892

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The world loves Israeli companies

The BDS thugs will not like this. Israel is the 4th most attractive country for foreign direct investment. Recent $multi-million deals include Gamida Cell (by Novatis), Simbionix (by 3D Systems), ClarityRay (by Yahoo), Lamina (by China’s Catalyst CEL) and VidMind … Continue reading

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MobilEye is Israel’s most valuable company

In the most successful Initial Public Offering in Israeli history, driving assistance technology company Mobileye raised $1.023 billion on the New York Stock Exchange. Then on the first day of trading, MobilEye’s share price rose 48%, valuing the Israeli company … Continue reading

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More investment in startups

(Thanks to Atid-EDI) To encourage more seed stage investment, Israel’s finance and economy ministries have proposed simpler criteria for tax incentives, such as deducting the amount invested from taxes owed. The plan will come into effect in 2015 if approved … Continue reading

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Israeli red algae powers new Clinique serum

(Thanks to Israel21c) Cosmetics giant Clinique has launched a new skin-care product formulated from a species of algae grown in Israel. Clinique’s new “Smart Custom-Repair Serum” has 37 patents and took 5 years of research and development. Feedback appreciated. http://www.israel21c.org/news/israeli-red-algae-powers-new-clinique-serum/

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Why are Israeli startups leading the tech world?

Interesting article in Popular Science magazine explains that cross-pollination between military and civilian technologies fuels Israel’s fast-moving hi-tech industry. http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/why-are-israeli-startups-leading-tech-world

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Israeli appointed as head of European medical group

Dr Zev Goldik from Haifa’s Carmel Hospital is the first Israeli to be elected President of the European Society of Anesthesiology (ESA). The ESA has over 18,000 members in 40 EU countries. http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/184252#.U_y8QKPFPB8

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Israel treats sick Yazidi child

(Thanks to Hazel and Israel21c) A Yazidi child from Northern Iraq was given life-saving heart surgery in Israel. http://www.israel21c.org/news/yazidi-child-in-israel-for-surgery/

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