04.30.2017 | 4 Iyar, 5777
Questions over Israel-Hamas conflict prompt $7m. Hollywood court battle
Abbas, Jordanian king coordinate stance ahead of Trump meeting
Report: Egypt, PA coordinate positions ahead of Abbas, Trump meeting
IDF imposes West Bank, Gaza closures ahead of Israeli Memorial Day
Israeli youth workers exploited, unaware of their basic rights, report finds
Knesset speaker reaches out to disgruntled Israeli families of fallen troops
Swimming for a cause: From the Dead Sea to the Pacific Ocean
Bennett shows the door to Uri Ariel
Mexican diplomat to be honored for challenging UNESCO on anti-Israel vote
An oasis of creativity
Comedy in the age of Trump
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Hadar quits Hapoel Tel Aviv after less than four months
Beersheba secures back-to-back titles
How do you say slam dunk in Hebrew?
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Study: Widows continue emotional relationship with deceased partner
Teaching med students with movies, objects and rare books
New Worlds: Veggies also have cholesterol
Israeli urban tech-integrator brings smart city management to East Africa
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
The cost of freedom on Israel's 69th birthday
Leaving the region better than we found it
April 30, 2017: Opinion on opinions
The hilltop youth – the inevitable result of 50 years of ‘occupation’
EU trapped between Trump and Tehran
Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia
Iran's Khamenei rebuffs president's detente policy with West
Pope, at Cairo Mass, urges unity against fanaticism
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
Flip-flopping neo-Nazi used to back Trump, now blasts his 'Jew loving'
Names revealed of Jewish targets of South African twin terror suspects
President Trump proclaims May 'Jewish American Heritage Month'
Holland has first Jewish military wedding since Holocaust
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Toned-down White House press dinner carries on without Trump
Trump says he thought being president would be easier
Trump: I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
These comedians want to bring Yiddish humor to TV
Grapevine: Remembering a world that was
Grapevine: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 27, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in benching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Israeli couple commemorates pregnant daughter, 4 grandchildren slain by terrorists
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
European pro-Israel lobby goes into the lion’s den
Christians, Muslims must live in peace, leading reverend says
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
The Ronny system – set to be operational within three months – will warn soldiers of incoming projectiles.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
The first city in the region is slated to have a pilot innovation hub up and running by the end of the year.
By SHARON UDASIN
The partners aim to bring global corporations access to innovation that will “redefine the construction and real-estate sectors."
Intel's competition with MobileODT challenges developers to come up with an algorithm that accurately identifies a woman’s cervix type based on images.
By ARIEL SHAPIRA
A soft error does not damage the system’s hardware, and by rebooting itself, the system returns to normal state.
By MATTHEW KRIEGER
42-year-old man to walk again after heavy steel frame fell on him.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
About one in every two antibiotics administered to patients is prescribed unnecessarily.
“We don’t look at pages and block unsafe content – we mark safe content."
Cellcom and Elron collaborate on new startups.
“The work methods we are used to were designed at a time when work could only be done in an office."
C2G’s optics approach is patent pending while optics are based on a hard to replicate manufacturing process developed by the company.
Kobi Alexander, founder of the once market-leading company Comverse, was sentenced to 30 months in prison by a US judge in February.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
“We thought that in our day and age you should be able to find what you need in one place - but in reality there was no place like this.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
“The Chinese are enamored with Israeli start-ups.”
Intel’s buyout of Mobileye is not a classic story of an Israeli hi-tech company cashing out, but rather a scale-up to bigger things.
“We’re all about bringing together the online publishing industry and giving our partners and content creators a social community that they can be proud to cultivate.”
"Our technology is amazing and greatly admired all around the world,” Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis said Tuesday.
Cellular video traffic is expected to grow by an annual rate of about 55% through 2021.
"Millions of creators around the world are nurturing their communities and inspiring others with work fueled by passion and purpose."
NGO Tsofen and city mayor team up to promote entrepreneurship.
The AstroRad Radiation Shield has been devised by Tel Aviv-based StemRad, which has already produced and marketed a belt to protect rescue workers from radiation emitted in nuclear disasters.
Veteran Israeli techie and social entrepreneur aims to convince public that video games matter
Venture capitalist Michael Eisenberg discusses innovation, aliya and the Purim story
Entrepreneurs and international industry leaders gather in Jerusalem for OurCrowd Global Investor Summit.
Over 6,000 guests from 82 countries registered for "world’s largest global equity crowdfunding summit" at Jerusalem’s International Convention Center.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
"What was really surprising was that we noticed that female blow flies were most attractive to males on sunny days."
5kg satellite to study climate changes and other scientific phenomena
The Caesarea-based firm is teaming up with partner TodayTomorrow Ventures Inc. in a $400,000 deal to construct a wastewater treatment facility at the EPRI 1 condominium complex in Addis Ababa.
“Israel’s leadership in the cyber security field makes it a natural partner for Ontario in seeking to deliver state-of-the-art technology."
The ambitious plan comes only five months after a SpaceX rocket burst into flames on the launch pad at the company's original launch site in Florida.
‘It’s an incredible medium that creates amazing new sports experiences’
Tens of thousands of people voted and 24 judges from Israel’s hi-tech industry decided which individuals and companies deserved to win this year’s Geek Awards 2017.
Students develop autonomous pollination device
By JUDY SIEGEL
Bun Gurion University researchers developed a method that is able to identify smartphone thieves within 14 seconds or less.
Prof. Yoav Shoham, a principal scientist at Google, believes that a more inclusive hi-tech sector will help the country maintain its competitive edge as the startup nation.
“The algorithms we have developed make it possible for the user to choose among folding various types of clothes and different folding techniques,”
Some 120 Israeli companies featured their advanced technologies at Tel Aviv expo.
“By adding additional electricity onto the grid now, it does allow for economic stimulation to happen.”
The new software uses motion sensors already found in smart wristband devices popularly worn today.
Hollywood star shines light on tallest solar thermal tower in the world being built in Israel.
At the recent CES show in Las Vegas, Intel introduced Project Alloy, the company’s first attempt to design its own, self-contained virtual reality headset.
“At the beginning of infection, it makes sense for the viruses to go the fast-replication, kill-the-host route.”
“It is time that the local authorities march forward and adopt innovative technologies that will contribute to efficient and effective management.”
South Korea topped the list for the second year in a row, followed by Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, Singapore, Japan, Denmark, the United States and Israel.
Ben Gurion Univeristy researchers test consumers' behavior regarding the disposal of their smartphones.
Amnon Shashua and Ziv Aviram discuss
how they built Mobileye into a marketleading
global company and how in the
not too distant future driving will be
nothing like it is today.
As part of the government’s program, efforts will focus on boosting the number of university students focusing on hi-tech fields by 40% within the next six years.
The cyber security company GPSdome Ltd. is marketing a miniature "GPS anti-jammer," a pocket-sized gadget that protects GPS-based systems from disturbances at a more affordable cost.
“In the 21st century, there is no reason and no justification for small and medium businesses in the periphery not to be updated for commercialization online.”
Fiverr, backed by large venture capital funds including California-based Accel and Bessemer, is among those hoping to follow the Check Point model.
The 7th generation processors provide record-breaking performance rates and are the fastest, strongest processors available to the general public, as well as being energy-saving.
By MICHAEL ZEFF
An autonomous aircraft the size of a car could revolutionize aviation by flying in areas currently inaccessible to aircraft, according to its Israeli developers.
Glilot Capital Partners seeks to invest in cyber-security, IoT, and Enterprise Software.
The Israeli technology consists of hardware and software equipment, including the high definition cameras with License Plate Recognition.
Industry experts weigh in on whether 2016 was the year of the digital revolution.
Percepto hopes in the coming months to receive permission to deploy their commercial drone security service.
The projects, which cover a wide range of sectors – such as agrotechnology, medicine, material sciences and homeland security – will each receive conditional grants of up to $1m. from BIRD.
“The IATI and its MNC Forum are the voice of the industry in Israel."
‘I believe Israel has a lot to offer us and we them,’ says governor.
“We know how to provide a response, not only to a company’s network, but also to real-time transaction systems."
Researchers are optimistic that this research could be applied to patients in physical therapy programs who have lost the strength or control of one hand.
"The partnership with Cellcom will enable us to provide IoT connections that would improve our quality of life.”
"It’s a miracle that Israel has solved a 2,000-year-old problem."
Work done at Stanford, BGU highlights issues we’ll face when we want to take control of autonomous vehicles
"When we started here 10 years ago, it was like being on an island, but now it’s unbelievable how much is going on.”
"Agriculture is the sole industry in which you have a production line that you don't know what the output will be at the end of it.”
ORT is the largest educational network in Israel with 205 comprehensive high schools, industrial schools, educational centers, and technical, engineering and academic colleges throughout Israel.
“We see Singapore as one of the major financial global capitals in the world and are really excited to be part of their ecosystem it is the obvious hub to start from.”
According to Krzanich, the automatic industry in now on the verge of great change, which will include groundbreaking advances in computing, data and connectivity.
All in all, the total $12m., which will include private sector funding, will be distributed over three years.
Now, with the increased threats posed by terrorism, including cyber terrorism, mPrest is hoping to use Iron Dome technology to protect government buildings and civilian infrastructure.
Nanotechnology, a branch of science conducted at a tiny scale of 100 nanometers or less, already has a robust presence in the Israeli research community.
Israeli startup is aiming to make autonomous vehicles more affordable by revamping a key piece of the detection technology.
Daimler Chrysler’s move is part of a general trend in the automotive industry of opening research or development centers in Israel, or at least offices dealing with cooperation with local companies.
By DUBI BEN-GEDALYAHU
Technologie et réalités économiques ont de profondes répercussions sur la communauté ultraorthodoxe qui est en pleine mutation
By NATAN ODENHEIMER
Trainable device ‘Upright Pro’ targets bad posture
By RACHEL MYERSON
“With a population of almost 1 million – one-third of which is Muslim – Jerusalem’s start-up ecosystem thrives on diversity and the actions of a helpful city government,” the report stated.
“I just want to say that it will be centered here in Jerusalem."
Equipped with built-in navigation systems, it will also solve parking problems, since it can lead itself to spots far from congested commercial centers.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Here is the top 10 Israeli companies that have made lucrative deals.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Israel is the largest supplier of key defense equipment for India next to Russia and the US • Air show begins today
WISDome designed to alert gun-owners if their weapon is stolen
NIS 2 million wireless network in all four quarters to aid millions of tourists, merchants and residents
IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot recently authorized IDF to invest billions into cyber operations.
“We’re trying to find technological ways to minimize this power consumption.”
What should we be watching out for in a world where private companies control most available knowledge?
By TALI KORD
Itay Noy has time on his hands and on his mind.
By BARRY DAVIS
“People fear things they depend on but don’t have any control over. That’s technology.” (The Atlantic, October 16, 2015)
By MIKE GROPPER
A new generation of ultrafast jetliners may soon kick off the next age of supersonic passenger flights.
By MARK FELDMAN
You can’t keep back the ocean. Instead of whining and griping about storm surges, why not plan for ocean levels rising several inches?
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
TODAY, SOME of the coolest car technology innovations are Israeli.
By BRIAN BLUM
Israel can help the US compensate for its current scientific disadvantages.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
An upbeat conversation about Israel’s tech sector with OurCrowd’s Jon Medved.
By ILAN EVYATAR
Jewish law today would exclude Shabbat- observant Jews from all that. It’s time to start addressing not only our past but where we’re going.
Shirking scientific research and failing to implement methodologies derived from it leads to mediocrity.
By REUVEN BEN-SHALOM