Israel: Small Country. Big Accomplishments.

img714971 Israel and Cyprus to Increase Cooperation

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades met on Sunday and agreed to increase cooperation between the two countries. A statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said the two leaders “held wide ranging discussions that reflected the close and very important relations both countries enjoy.” “In the course of the discussions, both leaders […]

July 27, 2016
Maracanã-stadium_209768 Israeli-Trained Brazilian Forces to Secure Rio Olympics

This year’s summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will take place under watchful eyes of 10,000 Brazilian soldiers and police officers. All have been highly trained for the job — by Israelis. According to a report on the Israel NonStop website, based on details broadcast by Israeli Channel 2 television news reporter Nir Dvori, […]

July 27, 2016
DeMayoKeterPlastic-635x357 UK-Based Company Set to Buy Keter Plastics for $1.7 Billion

A deal for London-based BC Partners to buy the Keter Plastics empire is reportedly in the final stages of completion, with a final price said set at a whopping $1.7 billion. “BC Partners has won exclusivity and is discussing the acquisition of a majority stake. The deal values the business at close to $1.6 billion,” […]

July 27, 2016
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A new Israeli design for urban mini-amphitheatres helps cities clean up noise pollution by providing a dual use: It helps to block out noise bleeding to the street while providing an appealing venue for street performers to practice their trade without interfering with pedestrians. Aviv Even, a student at the Shenkar School of Engineering and […]

July 27, 2016
elal-1024x688 El Al and JetBlue to Establish Startup Program

El Al has established a new aviation technology accelerator together with JetBlue Technology Ventures, the investment arm of JetBlue Airlines. The program, called Navigator, will provide assistance to start-ups in the field of aviation technology, including exposure to strategic partners, initial funding and ongoing business development guidance and assistance. Startups from Israel and around the […]

July 27, 2016
yte53jtiofsmd Could NBA Star Amar’e Stoudemire be Joining Hapoel Jerusalem?

Six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire announced his retirement on Tuesday, but his playing days may well not be over. Hapoel Jerusalem is confident of signing Stoudemire, who has an ownership stake in the club since the summer of 2013. The 33-year-old forward has said in the past that it would be “great” to play for […]

July 27, 2016
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