05.29.2016 | 21 Iyar, 5776
Hebron shooter's lawyers: Bring terrorist's body back to Israel
Israeli flag stirs up controversy in Arab beach soccer tournament in Egypt
Security forces arrest Hamas cell for April bus bombing in Jerusalem
President Rivlin congratulates Jordan on Independence Day in Arabic
Standing the test of time
Deri asks court to revoke Israeli-Arab terrorist’s citizenship
In shadow of defense talks, Senate proposes increased Israel missile defense spending
Long weekend bill delayed as groups battle over details
Former security cabinet ministers back Bennett's coalition demands
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
Comedy for Koby to give Israelis comic therapy
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Is an informed discourse still possible in Israel today?
Want to defeat BDS? You need an army
REALITY CHECK: We have the right to be worried
Iran; Pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca blaming Saudi 'Sabotage'
WATCH: German MP gets pied in the face due to stance on Syrian refugees
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
'French Jews experiencing worst situation since 1945'
Labour readmits activist suspended for blaming slave trade on Jews
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
McGill University professors sign letter condemning BDS
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Do Not Leave Our Fate To Others!.......
Two States for Me, None For You
The Gender Crisis
It ain't done till it's done
American and Israel officials have embarked on an initiative that will look to incorporate self-driving technology for use in both the public and private sector.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
In small groups of up to five people, more than 250 of Israel’s most talented young coding and design enthusiasts created Web, mobile and hardware products.
By ARIEL SHAPIRA
Award comes in form of a sizable sculpture of Greek god Atlas, in nod to Russian-born American author’s work ‘Atlas Shrugged’
By NIV ELIS
Craig Wright last year became the latest in a line of men alleged to be the creator of Bitcoin, a currency that has attracted the interest of banks, speculators, criminals and regulators.
The conference, which hosted German industry leaders from a variety of fields, assisted entrepreneurs and startups in receiving useful information and connections with corporations.
Groundbreaking Israeli firm to receive ‘Post’ prize for innovation at May conference in New York.
The Director General of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Space, Peretz Vazan, said it would make robotics a central research focus in 2017.
Chambers isn't the only executive from a high-tech multinational to sound the alarm on Israel's future.
Prof. Bingqian Xu of the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia and Dr. Yoni Dubi from BGU’s chemistry department headed the research groups in the two universities.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
More than 150 developers from 17 countries gather to improve infrastructure of Wikipedia platform.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Modern medical clinics are complex organizations.
The product, developed by the firm 3G Solar Photovoltaics, is an advanced form of dye solar cell (DSC) technology.
Shareholders saw Heins as overspending, lacking strategic vision, and failing to seal new deals for the company.
Riskified uses proprietary behavioral analytics technology and machine learning in order to investigate a prospective client’s trustworthiness.
The loft, a free working space for people to drink coffee, work, and, of course, learn about Amazon's web hosting services, will open its doors on March 1 on Lillenblum St.
Though Venture Capital investment has reached its pre-dot-com-bust levels, Israel's high-tech sector faces a shortage of skilled labor.
Local research improves floral scents, color, and saves lives.
WoundClot can stop severe bleedings within minutes, while also enhancing the blood's natural process of clotting.
Israeli mothers tackle tech world at Google "Campus for Moms."
"I see great resemblance between hacking computers and hacking the brain," says leading technical officer.
Adam Milstein: BDS is "war against Israel by non-military means."
By HERB KEINON
Only 13% of executives are women, and their male counterparts earn more than 50% more on average.
A cool new Israeli app and a look at the new Israeli startups on display at CES Las Vegas.
We asked Intel, PayPal and SAP what the important tech trends were in 2015, and what they expect to develop in 2016.
A round-up of exciting tech news.
Representatives from dozens of start-ups boarded a train in Haifa, alongside representatives from major companies such as ebay, Bosch, and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
3M, which has operated in Israel since 1996, has been involved in high-tech acquisitions and investments in the country in the past.
AudioBurst hopes to work with the stations to help promote and monetize their content on the Web and take a cut of the revenue in the process.
Forward-thinking banks are investing heavily in technology, start-ups and the fintech ecosystem, not only to keep an edge on their competition.
Securitization became infamous alongside financial tools such as credit default swaps and collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) in 2008.
Intel Capital, which is set to surpass out a half-billion dollars of investment through the end of the year, said that Tuesday's announcements brought its total investments in Israel to $300 million.
MassChallenge runs start-up accelerators designed to catalyze a global renaissance by connecting high-impact start-ups with the resources they need to launch their companies and succeed.
Veeam positions itself as a data-center availability vendor and helps users manage virtualization, cloud, storage and disaster-recovery technologies.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
According to IATI, Israel’s hi-tech industry creates 7,000 engineering jobs each year, but only 4,500 engineering students enter the work force annually.
“The blockchain is a shared public ledger on which the entire Bitcoin network relies."
The founders were awarded a one year scholarship by Credit Suisse and a potential investment of up to half a million dollars by equity crowd-funding company OurCrowd.
By ILAN COHEN
More than 1,600 people were expected to attend the gaming conference, with half of them hailing from some 35 countries and visiting Israel specifically for the conference.
The company is developing a technology to help doctors and radiologists diagnose diseases in images.
If Israel wants its children to be ready to tackle the kinds of jobs that will be around in the future, it will need to boost its education and invest in diversity measures.
Cellopark is laying the groundwork for international expansion
The third annual Battle Hacks, the international hackathon sponsored by PayPal and Braintree, will take place on October 8 and 9.
Israel’s Chief Scientist Avi Hasson tells the ‘Post’ how he’s working to keep Israel ahead of the curve when it comes to spurring Israeli creativity.
Benny Gantz says ‘deep learning’ artificial intelligence technology will help Israeli firm to be global success
By ROY GOLDENBERG
The world of Israeli drones, bristling with the latest sensors and electronic capabilities, formed a significant slice of the country's $5.6 billion of defense exports for 2014.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Israel’s first-ever Center for Digital Innovation has opened in Beersheba, bringing outside experts to teach innovators how to prepare their medical technologies and break into the US market.
"Wearable computing" fuses technology and textiles for apparel that seemingly stems from science fiction for a sashay down the runway.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
REALITY Global program brings together philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, and professionals.
By TAMARA UNGAR
While sanctions and strict religious control over the internet have hampered the Islamic Republic's hi-tech development, local versions of popular sites thrive throughout the Middle East.
The latest tech news from Israel.
An Israeli design and architecture firm claims that it has been operating under the moniker "Alphabet" for over 25 years.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
Google creating holding company, separating its core web advertising business from newer ventures like driverless cars.
Although starting out with ten employees, the company wants to expand to 50 members of staff in the Jerusalem office within the year.
By JEREMY SHARON
The Facebook CEO says that video is "not the end of the line" for the social media giant.
Musketeer is a cellular safety application based on the premise that help is most efficient and effective when it comes to those in need quickly.
“There was a common problem in Sderot and California: People weren’t telling their story, or they were telling the same story that was said 20 years ago."
By SHANA MEDEL
The Science Ministry and the Council for Higher Education decided to carry out this campaign in an effort to boost women’s participation in science-related fields.
The new funding will enable Octopus to expand its operations and deliver it to the global market. The company is already successful in Israel, with high-profile clients such as Coca-Cola, VISA (CAL),
Optimalya states that the most engaging area of content recommendations has been left untouched.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The existence of such a database will intrude on the privacy and human dignity of this country’s citizens and may even endanger the country’s security.
Two job-finding apps and a program to communicate between devices with sound were among the 11 start-ups that graduated from Microsoft Venture’s latest class on Monday.
Deri: We need to encourage young people to study scientific subjects; Only 6,600 graduates qualified to fill 7,000 positions each year.
Face-Six facial recognition system could have alerted police as soon as racist shooter entered black church.
Each of the 10 cities competing in the hackathon were given a specific theme, and in Tel Aviv the theme was aimed at crowdfunding and social media.
The Israel Center for Educational Technology in cooperation with MindCET held the Shaping the Future III conference on June 1-4.
Unpiloted aircraft, surgical robots, home maintenance robots, navigation robots, robotic caregivers for the disabled and other applications have already been developed and are currently used.
So why did Doron Libshtein tell Microsoft: Sorry, I’m leaving?
"The Magshimim Program allowed me to become highly skilled and realize the dream of gaining experience in high-tech and later contributing to the security of Israel," student says.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Wales wants Wikipedia to be an agent of change, and he believes it has the tools to help set oppressed societies free and bridge conflicts.
The program is designed to support future generations of leaders in science, technology, engineering and math in the US and Israel.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
An interview with Bank Hapoalim President and CEO Zion Kenan.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Comprehensive passenger information services are available online and through smartphone applications but this excludes the many people who do not have access to these means, like seniors.
By PEGGY CIDOR
This week, In Jerusalem has decided to explore the laptop café worker phenomenon.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Next Friday, July 17, marks International Firgun Day – the brainchild of voluntary umbrella body Made in JLM, which connects and provides resources for the start-up ecosystem in Jerusalem.
By BARRY DAVIS
Israeli start-ups meet a French accelerator who wants to help them succeed.
According to the Technion, the campus is expected to be built over the next three decades and create 20,000 construction jobs and 8,000 permanent jobs.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The Movement for Digital Rights slammed the admission last week as validation for its attack on the biometric database idea as exposing citizens to a new level of invasion of their privacy rights.
The collaboration with startups Total Boox, Tiny Tap, and Kidoz will focus on digitizing books and making them accessible through new technological formats.
Yad Vashem has been working on digitizing its massive archives for several years and has generated a wealth of data comprising video and audio.
By SAM SOKOL
Bardash is not a social worker. She is a mother of five, with an industrial engineering degree from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and 20 years in corporate and nonprofit management.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
An Israeli start-up aims at thwarting the biggest cause of death for women in the developing world.
By BERNARD DICHEK
Israeli start-ups are playing an important role in a burgeoning new industry known as the Internet of Things.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
There is a great deal of underused and underappreciated entrepreneurial energy among Israel’s Arab population.
Hillel Fuld From Queens, NEW YORK To Jerusalem , 1993.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
How the love of video games brought an American, a Palestinian and an Israeli together.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
As lonely creators seek community to facilitate their work, communal workspaces are sprouting up in Tel Aviv.
By ORIT ARFA
“Through the Internet, Israel can deliver the infrastructure and know-how to any designer in the world."
By PATRICIA CARMEL
The app, entitled "Gershad," allows users to pinpoint on a map where morality police officers have set up patrols to help those in violation of the Islamic law avoid the area.
In recent weeks, Iran's powerful hardline Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has rounded up a number of artists, journalists and US citizens, citing fears of Western "infiltration."
Zuckerberg, who commits to a new personal challenge every year, revealed his plan in a Facebook post.
The pre-tax average monthly salary of a programmer at the end of 2015 was heading for NIS 25,000.
By ILAN EVYATAR
By PAZ HIRSCHMANN AND SAMI SAADI
Israel has stood at the forefront of advances in hi-tech, in advanced technology, but at the same time we are still facing significant socio-economic gaps in Israel.
By GILA GAMLIEL
"Perhaps she wanted to see someone take responsibility for the mistake and to tell her how it would get fixed."
By DANIEL GORDIS
An article published lately in The New York Times described the working experience at Amazon, according to the testimonies of approximately 100 past and present employees.
By SHOSHANA GAVISH
Executives also love takeovers because they get to run a bigger business (which generally means more remuneration).
By ADAM SCHWAB
The rail line leading to Beersheba was closed at the end of the week while the new bridge linking the university station with the recently developed hightech campus was put in place.
By DAVID NEWMAN
"Every once in a while, something happens that reaffirms my belief that sometimes, less is more."
By STEWART WEISS