Israel: Small Country. Big Accomplishments.

maxresdefault Parking garage from Mission Impossible 4 is now in Israel

By: David Shamah, Times of Israel Two minutes to store your car, two minutes to get your car back, without any human interaction. That’s something we can get on board with! If you’ve seen Mission Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol, you already know that parking garages are now being created to be machine-operated (with no human contact) […]

February 11, 2016
Oscars Oscar nominees get free trip to Israel

Actors and directors nominated for an Oscar at the 88th Academy Awards ceremony on February 28th will receive a luxurious gift bag which includes a free trip to the Holy Land. The luxurious gift package worth $200,000 awarded to actors and directors who are candidates for an Oscar this year includes a ten-day trip to […]

February 11, 2016
beyonce Queen Bey’s Formation tour is coming to Israel

The date is set and the place is confirmed, here are all the info about the biggest show of the century. Along with the many other celebrities who have recently announced tour dates in Israel, Beyonce has jumped on the bandwagon! Summer of 2016 will be pretty jam-packed with concerts, as Formation is coming to Hayarkon […]

February 10, 2016
the-47-year-evolution-of-celebrities-using-cell-phones-on-screen-and-off Is your cell phone causing infertility issues?

Israeli Technion researchers see link between mobile use and drop in sperm count, recommend shorter calls and not carrying phone in pants pocket Times of Israel reports that researchers have proved a strong correlation between men speaking on their cell phones for more than 2 hours a day and/or carrying their phone in their pockets, […]

February 10, 2016
aleppo-640x480 Aleppo Codex recognized by UNESCO as world treasure

Canadian Jewish News Israel’s Aleppo Codex, believed to be the world’s oldest copy of the Hebrew Bible, has been recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a unique world treasure. The Aleppo Codex, which was written in Tiberias around 930 CE and is currently held by the Israel Museum, was […]

February 10, 2016
2D893E1900000578-3278134-image-a-33_1445183844339 Oxford University Press teams up with Israeli educational-tech startups

The collaboration with startups Total Boox, Tiny Tap, and Kidoz will focus on digitizing books and making them accessible through new technological formats. We all know that it’s easier to read from a tangible book rather than staring at a digital screen for hours on end. But it’s even more frustrating when a library doesn’t have […]

February 9, 2016
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