Living in the Shadow of Memory: Taglit Birthright

While the rest of the Taglit Birthright trip is upbeat and exciting, participants spend one of the 10 days visiting two of the most historic and emotional landmarks in Jerusalem. We visited Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in the morning and went to Mount Herzl and the National Military Cemetery in the afternoon. If Taglit took participants to […]

Shimon Peres urged Israel to dream and innovate

Shoshanna Solomon, Times of Israel The former president and prime minister, who died Wednesday at the age of 93, embodied Israeli entrepreneurship Former president Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday at the age of 93, was not one to take the easy way out, always looking for new solutions — whether fighting for peace or pushing […]

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 […]