Israel: Small Country. Big Accomplishments.

NataliePortman ‘Israel is like family, you love it but you also want it to be the best it can be’

She was born in Jerusalem as Neta-Lee Hershlag, and today she is known all over the world as Natalie Portman. On Thursday evenings, these two identities – the Israeli girl and the Hollywood superstar – came together at the Jerusalem premiere of her new movie “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” based on the bestselling […]

September 4, 2015
Apple Apple Buys Israeli Camera-Technology Company LinX

The Wall Street Journal reports that the tech giant has acquired the Israeli firm for an estimated $20 million. LinX creates small camera tech using an array of sensors and proprietary algorithms, “offering SLR quality cameras fit for mobile devices” :: Ynet

September 4, 2015
Netflix Is Netflix expanding to Israel?

Americans have been addicted to it for years, and if local media reports prove true, Israelis are next in line. According to the reports, Internet movie-streaming giant Netflix is looking into expanding its services to the Israeli market, a move that could take a bite out of the profits of HOT, Yes, Cellcom and other […]

September 4, 2015
israaidiraq-1168x657 IsraAID sending team to help refugees in Europe

By Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21C. Streams of desperate refugees flooding Europe from the Middle East, Asia and Africa will soon get a helping hand from IsraAID , a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in Israel in 2001 to bring lifesaving disaster relief and long-term support wherever needed. “We are running a campaign with the goal of […]

September 3, 2015
lifeexpectancy Study: Israel 6th in healthy life expectancy

New report, which examined 188 countries, finds that Israel is among highest in world in healthy life expectancy – meaning years of life without terminal illness; Japan places first, Lesotho last. Life’s hard in Israel, but new data confirms that Israel is among world leaders in length of life. A new study, which includes data […]

September 3, 2015
AmosGitai SDM: Spotlight on Amos Gitai

Amos Gitaï was born in Haifa, Israel, and received a Ph.D. in architecture from the University of California, Berkeley. To date Amos Gitai has created over 90 works of art throughout 38 years. Between 1999 and 2011 seven of his films were entered in the Cannes Film Festival for the Palme d’Or as well as […]

September 3, 2015
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