Monthly Archives: November 2017

Israeli Judoka wins gold medal in Abu Dhabi

The Israeli team won five medals at the Judo Grand Slam tournament in Abu Dhabi. Tal Flicker won gold in the men’s under-66kg. He mouthed the words of “HaTikva,” the Israeli anthem, during his medal ceremony, as the UAE state … Continue reading

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Morrissey’s new pro-Israeli album track

A six-minute-long pro-Zionist ballad simply called “Israel” is the last track on Morrissey’s new album “Low In High School”. Morrissey’s pro-Israel stance spans over a period of more than a decade. He even appeared on stage in Tel Aviv draped … Continue reading

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Ozzy’s final tour

Heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne is coming to Israel next year for what he says is his farewell tour. He will perform with members of Black Sabbath, the English band he founded and previously fronted. Ozzy will perform on 8th … Continue reading

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Nick Cave performs in Israel, because of BDS

Australian rock singer Nick Cave is in Israel for two concerts in Tel Aviv, and he says that the anti-Israel BDS movement was his motivation. Cave is performing to sellout audiences in the 11,000 seat Menorah Mivtachim Arena. https://unitedwithisrael.org/acclaimed-rocker-nick-cave-bds-is-the-reason-for-my-trip-to-israel/

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The hidden gems of Jerusalem

Noam Chen and Jacob Bildner here reveal historical sites in Jerusalem that are inaccessible to the public or literally hidden from sight. They include the Kishle prison, Siebenberg House, the Italian Synagogue, Jason’s Tomb, Helena’s Well, the Mamluk Halls and … Continue reading

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Israel’s 3-millionth tourist

Incoming tourism broke records on 7th Nov, when Wizz Air Flight No. 3257 landed in Israel, carrying Romanian tourist Ioana Isac, the 3 millionth tourist to arrive in Israel this year. Ioana and her partner were treated to a dream … Continue reading

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Desalination for Mayotte and South Africa

Fluence Corporation (merger of Israel’s Emefcy and RWL Water) is to supply three NIROBOX reverse-osmosis seawater desalination units for the French island of Mayotte, in the Indian Ocean. It follows the company’s recent award of a NIROBOX plant in South … Continue reading

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Wizz to fly daily to London

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air has announced that, from March 25, 2018, it will operate daily flights on the Tel Aviv to London Luton route, instead of the four flights a week it currently offers. Wizz is adding four Airbus … Continue reading

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E-passport system for Iceland

Israel’s SuperCom has won an 8-year contract to build and operate a new central personalization system for electronic passports and national ID cards in Iceland. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/supercom-awarded-8-contract-epassport-131500284.html

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Samsung opens Israel car cybersecurity hub

Samsung Electronics has launched its International Cyber Security Smart Mobility Analysis and Research Test (SMART) Range in Israel. Its aim is to protect autonomous vehicles, devices and roadways from dangerous intrusions. http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-samsung-opens-israel-car-cybersecurity-center-1001212013

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