Jerusalem of Silicon

The Holy City is on the verge of breaking into the world’s top 20 start-up ecosystems.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
May 17, 2017 14:40
Art by Avi Katz

Art by Avi Katz. (photo credit: AVI KATZ)

 
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Jerusalem of silicon,
and of brains, and of bytes
Behold I am a hi-tech start-up
’midst all your ancient sites


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