Israel Japan

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe visit the Jericho Agro Industrial Park, May
Coronavirus could help investors identify most promising start-ups

Israeli start-ups nimble enough to adapt to the changing market could do very well, if able to prove to corporations how their innovations can increase efficiency.

The Harucon anime convention returned to Jerusalem in March
Anime and Manga returns to Jerusalem despite coronavirus pandemic

In an atmosphere of caution, anime and manga still shine in Jerusalem.

16/04/2020
Israel among first to try experimental Japanese coronavirus drug

The drug is to be tested on a total of 80 patients at Hadassah, Sourasky, Poriah Hospital in Tiberias and Soroka Hospital in Beersheba, together with researchers from Hebrew University.

HUNDREDS OF anime fans, many in costume, converge on the Jerusalem International Convention Center a
Anime and Manga return to Jerusalem

Held every year at the International Convention Center, The Association for Anime and Manga in Israel is Israel’s biggest annual confab focusing on Japanese culture.

05/03/2020
Passengers and children stand on the desk of the cruise ship Diamond Princess, as the vessel's passe
Israeli diplomats under coronavirus quarantine in Tokyo

It is still unclear if any of the Israeli embassy officials have the coronavirus.

Casting a vote
Meet the cutest voter in Israel's election- watch

The Israeli embassy in Japan delivered a highlight that is sure to bring a smile to the current election cycle.

Head of COGAT’s Civil Department, Colonel Sharon Biton, Japan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Taro Ko
IDF sought monetary support in Japan for Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza

Officials from the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories met with Japanese Foreign Minister to discuss "ways to promote stability in Judea and Samaria and the Gaza Strip."

Weekly direct flights between Israel and Japan announced in Tokyo
Coming in September: Flights to Japan in just 11½ hours

The shortest current flight from Tel Aviv to Tokyo, with a 45 minute stop-over in Warsaw, takes 15 hours and 10 minutes.

06/02/2019
In Chiune Sugihara Memorial Hall in Yaotsu, Japan, locals watch a video documenting his actions in a
Japanese Righteous Gentile Chiune Sugihara honored by Limmud FSU

“He saw human beings in danger and he decided to help them.”

05/02/2019
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