Tag archive for ‘Jerusalem’
TBEX Jerusalem Bloggers Press Trip 2016 Travel
Jewish Business News On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Jerusalem Hosts World’s Largest Travel Bloggers’ Conference

  About 400 travel bloggers, writers, and industry professionals from around the world, will this week assemble in Jerusalem for their first International Conference held TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange), the More...

No Place Like Home by Elie Posner, courtesy of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (3)
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

The Israel Museum Presents: No Place Like Home

  The Israel Museum, Jerusalem presents an innovative exhibition tracing the artistic appropriation of domestic objects from the early 20thcentury through the present day. The first of its kind, the exhibition More...

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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...

IDF's first Haredi paratrooper
Jewish Business News On Monday, February 6th, 2017

IDF’s First Haredi Paratrooper Company Sworn In

IDF’s first Haredi paratrooper   For the first time in history of the IDF a haredi paratrooper company swearing-in ceremony took place last Thursday at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. After Kfir and Givati More...

Jerusalem mahane-yehuda is covered in garbage
Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, January 30th, 2017

Mayor Nir Barkat Halts Jerusalem Trash Collection, Leaves City Covered in Garbage

Jerusalem is suffering through a garbage strike right now. But it is not because the sanitation workers have gone on strike. It is Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat who has ordered that trash not be collected because More...

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Jewish Business News On Monday, January 30th, 2017

$900k Seed Funding for Australian Archaeological Virtual Reality Startup

Archaeological Virtual Reality – Ancient Jerusalem in VR Screenshot   Melbourne based archaeological virtual reality startup, Lithodomos VR, has successfully closed a $900,000 seed funding round. The More...

Special Address: John F. Kerry
J. S. Herzog On Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Kerry: Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem Would Cause ‘Explosion in the Region’

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that President-elect Donald Trump’s realizing his promise to relocate the American embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would cause “an absolute explosion More...

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Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Want a Burrito in Jerusalem — Go to Burrito Chai

Everyone keeps talking about the Israeli entrepreneurial spirit as it relates to the high tech sector. But the small business spirit is also prevalent in the country. One example of it is the burrito stand located More...

al-Aqsa mosque ,   Temple Mount ,   Jerusalem Israel photo AFP
Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Republican Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio Introduce Bill to Move U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

    Many Israel supporters have been excited by the thought that as President Donald Trump will finally move the American Embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and formally recognize the city as More...

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Jewish Business News On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

New App Offers Users Virtual Tours of Ancient Jerusalem

  A new VR app has been released in time for the Chanukah holiday. Lithodomos VR‘s tool allows users to see Jerusalem as it once looked back in antiquity when the Temple still stood. The idea is simple. More...

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