Europe

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Marking 50 years of the official ties between Germany and Israel, this formal signing marks the beginning of significant new developments in the relationship between the two bustling metropolises. Tel Aviv Startup City and the Place To Be Berlin are both cities known for their startup friendly surroundings and infrastructure. It comes naturally that the […]

October 22, 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
Semion Simkin 91-year-old Israeli wins world running championship for seniors

Semion Simkin, a Holocaust survivor, finishes 10 kilometer (6.2 mile) race with a time of 1:20:01, beating runner-up from Argentina by 21 minutes and 26 seconds. “This is a scenario I never even dreamed of,” says Simkin following his impressive victory. Exactly three months after being named European champion, long-distance runner Semion Simkin proved he […]

August 12, 2015
Tel Aviv University Debating Society wins first place at European Universities Debating Championships. (photo credit:MANUEL J. ADAMS) Israeli university debaters take European championship by storm

By Hayah Goldlist-Eichler, JPost Over 700 students from all over Europe participated in the debating competition where the Israeli team was declared the ESL champions. Stav Singer and Iddan Golomb, a pair of debaters from Tel Aviv University, brought home a gold trophy from the European Universities Debating Championship that took place in Vienna over […]

August 10, 2015
db-teva-web2-master675 Teva Pharmaceuticals to Buy Allergan’s Generics Business

By Chad Bray, New York Times LONDON — The Israeli drug maker Teva Pharmaceuticals said on Monday that it had agreed to acquire the generic drug division of Allergan for $40.5 billion in cash and stock. The transaction, if completed, would be the latest in what has been a frenzied period of deal-making in the […]

July 27, 2015
windsurfers Israeli youth windsurfers snag four gold medals at World Championships in Poland

“My goal was to win a medal in Poland and I’m happy that it was a gold,” said 16-year-old Omer from Sdot Yam. Israel’s Noy Drihan and Yoav Omer returned home to a hero’s welcome after winning the girls and boys events, respectively, at the 2015 windsurfing Youth World Championship over the weekend in Gdynia, […]

July 21, 2015