Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, March 19th, 2018

American Semiconductor Company KLA-Tencor Buys Israeli Orbotech for $3.4 Billion

  US-based semiconductor equipment maker Kala-Tencor buys Israeli company Orbotech for cash and shares The proceeds will include $36.86 in cash and 0.25 Kala-Tankor shares for each Orbotech share. Orbotech’s More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, June 15th, 2017

The Jerusalem International Book Fair 2017

The Jerusalem International Book Fair is being held this week at the First Station compound. The First Station is a new outdoor venue which opened just a few years ago around the refurbished old train station in More...

Asaf Ron of PushApps
Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Israeli Startup PushApps Helps Monetize Your App Notifications

Israeli startup PushApps promises to monetize your app notifications. It’s just another example of Startup Nation making good. Based in Herzlia Pituach, PushApps was founded in 2014, has just four employees and More...

MIchael Bloomberg 8th wealthiest man in the world
Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Michael Bloomberg Backed Group Fights Donald Trump on Immigration

An organization led by billionaire philanthropist Michael Bloomberg is fighting back against President Donald Trump’s harsh immigration policies. The Partnership for a New American Economy is an advocacy More...

Natalie Portman was nominated 2017 Oscar Awards for Jackie
Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Natalie Portman Shines in “Jackie” But Little Else

The movie “Jackie” is up for three Oscar awards this Sunday night, including best actress for Natalie Portman who was born in Israel. Portman plays former first lady Jackie Kennedy. It’s no wonder that the More...

Capester founder Ohad Maislish
Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, February 20th, 2017

Israel Startup Capester Fights Back Against Handicapped Parking Crime

New Israeli startup Capester promises to help stop those jackasses who park in handicapped spaces or who take up more than one space at a time. It does so with a new app. What will Israel Startup Nation think up More...

OurCrowd Summit 2017
Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, February 19th, 2017

The OurCrowd Global Summit in Jerusalem or BDS Be Damned

Israel’s OurCrowd, a global equity crowdfunding platform, hosted its third annual summit on Thursday in Israel, the Startup Nation. Since its inception, the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit has doubled in size More...

ADL vs Donald Trump
Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Please Save Your Donald Trump Attacks for When It Really Matters

Now I didn’t vote for Donald Trump, but I have to say all of these attacks on him have really gotten out of hand. Just kidding! How many times have you heard people start a sentence or a Facebook post with the More...

Women in Green addressed by Mike Huckabee
Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, February 13th, 2017

Women in Green Sovereignty Conference – or Theater of the Absurd

The right wing pro settlement movement Women in Green held its fourth Sovereignty Conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in central Jerusalem on Sunday night. The conference was intended to promote the agenda of More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Haredim Block Jerusalem Intersection Because — Who Knows?

Haredim ultra-Orthodox protest/ Photo Ohad Zwigenberg A group of young Haredim – ultra-orthodox Jews– blocked a downtown Jerusalem intersection just after 3 P.M. local time on Thursday. The Haredim simply More...


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