Monthly Archives: April 2011

Israel pays firms to employ Arabs

The Israeli government will pay 25% of the hi-tech salaries of Israeli-Arabs for 2.5 years as part of a NIS 5 billion, multi-year plan to integrate Arabs into the economy. 600 companies have agreed to participate in the incentives program … Continue reading

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The world invests in Israel

According to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), global foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow to Israel totalled $11.37 billion in 2011, 106% more than the $5.51 billion in 2010.

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Only in Israel – Deaf-blind theater

The world’s only centre for professional deaf & blind actors is in Jaffa.

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Feeding the world

Ms. Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), visited Israel for the first time. MASHAV (Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation) is working with the WFP in South Sudan and alleviating the hunger crisis in … Continue reading

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How does it feel?

Vania Heymann of Israel’s Interlude has made an interactive video masterpiece. Designed like a TV screen, you can switch channels to watch 16 different scenes of celebrities lip-synching to Bob Dylan singing “Like a Rolling Stone”. The realistic staged scenes … Continue reading

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I know that face

(thanks to NoCamels) If you have trouble remembering names, now your smartphone can tell you. has just released KLIK 1.0 for the iPhone.

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