Political(Ish)

Ontario and Israeli University Partnerships Grow During Premier’s Trade Mission

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is currently leading a business delegation to Israel to promote the exchange of knowledge, seek opportunities for collaboration, and sign new business agreements. The Premier is joined by delegates from across various industries, including the post-secondary sector. York University, McMaster University, Brock University, Lakehead University, OCAD University, Ryerson University, University of Guelph, University of Toronto […]

Israel, Ontario ink $87m worth of science and tech deals

By Niv Elis, JPost “Ontario is the ideal location to take innovative ideas from concept to marketplace — we have a competitive corporate tax rate, a strong financial sector and a talented workforce.” Companies from Israel and Ontario signed 18 deals valued at $87 million in Tel Aviv on Monday, during a visit form Ontario […]

Israeli cybersecurity grabs 8% global market share

By: Tali Tsipori – Globes 20% of all Israeli high-tech companies are engaged in cyber security, making it the country’s biggest sector. There’s a reason why Israel is known as a tech hub for its reliable and secure technological advancements. While known as ‘Silicon Wadi‘ (Silicon Valley in Hebrew), cyber security is critical for their […]

You think you know what a desert is?

By: Dennis Mitzner Shattering all stereotypes of desert, Israel’s Beersheba is not sand-filled with camels walking around, but turning into a cybertech oasis According to Tech Crunch: “Beersheba has all of the ingredients of a vibrant security technology ecosystem, including Ben-Gurion University with its graduate program in cybersecurity and Cyber Security Research Center, and the presence […]

Hummus beer, city break, and LGBT tourism

Israel Ministry of Tourism at the ITB Travel Trade Show in Berlin Beginning Wednesday, March 9, 2016,  the Ministry of Tourism will open the Israel exhibition stand at ITB in Berlin, the world’s largest travel trade show. Around 11,000 representatives from 180 countries are expected to participate in the 5-day show, and it will host […]

On Naomi Campbell’s first trip to Israel…

Shimon Peres awards supermodel Naomi Campbell for activism as they salute women trailblazers in various fields The stunning, international supermodel Naomi Campbell, on a first visit to Israel, was greeted on March 8th, 2016 at the Peres Center for Peace by Israel’s ninth president, Shimon Peres, who presented her with the “Women Leading Change” award in recognition of […]