New Father (to Blue Ivy Carter) and Rapper Jay-Z Partners With Israeli Tech Firm

Screen Shot 2012-01-11 at 3.03.14 PM New Father (to Blue Ivy Carter) and Rapper Jay-Z Partners With Israeli Tech Firm

The big Jay-Z news this week is obviously the birth of his daughter, Blue Ivy. But employees at an Israeli tech company are probably just as excited about another development involving the rapper: He’s signed on as the spokesman for one of the start-up’s new ventures. “There is no better face or voice that can move people to adopt […]

January 11, 2012
Screen Shot 2012-01-11 at 1.40.25 PM Two-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist Cassandra Wilson to front Holon (Israel) Women’s Festival

56- year-old, two-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist has delved into numerous musical areas over last three decades. This year’s Holon International Women’s Festival will take place at Holon Theater from February 22 to February 25. The four-day event includes a wide range of artistic fields, with Cassandra Wilson as the main draw of the program. The 56- year-old, […]

January 11, 2012
Screen Shot 2012-01-11 at 12.31.07 PM Israel’s Vexigo partners with Yahoo!

Technology developed by Israeli startup can analyze millions of Web pages a day, enabling Internet giant to offer targeted advertising Vexigo, an unknown Israeli startup which was has been to raise a mere $1 million, is about to become the Web advertising solutions partner of global Internet corporation Yahoo! The company was founded just three […]

January 11, 2012
Screen Shot 2012-01-11 at 11.38.35 AM Brewing up a storm at Israel’s ultimate beer festival

Come to Nokia Stadium on Wednesday, January 11, for BEERS 2012, and taste the very best and new Israel’s brewers and importers have to offer. October may have come and gone, but beer lasts forever. That Israel has never been named among the world’s top breweries may simply be oversight. Now is your chance to […]

January 11, 2012
Screen Shot 2012-01-11 at 11.33.09 AM Israel: Wants to draw more tourists

JERUSALEM — Israeli Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov yesterday said he is targeting four million tourists to his country in 2012 after the number dropped 2,4% in 2011 to 3,36 million. Revenue from tourism — a key driver of Israel’s economy — rose last year, however, government figures showed. In 2010, tourism hit an all-time high […]

January 11, 2012
Screen Shot 2012-01-11 at 11.04.26 AM Jacob Bekenstein wins 2012 Wolf Prize

Israeli physicist to receive prestigious international award thanks to contribution to foundation of black hole thermodynamics; 33% of recipients have gone on to win Nobel Prize What do the names Avram Hershko, Ada Yonath and Daniel Shechtman tell you? They are all Israeli chemists who won the Nobel Prize after being awarded the Wolf Prize. […]

January 11, 2012