By Leoni Jesner On Monday, October 15th, 2018

The on-demand beauty app driving social change

Inspiration struck Maya Gura during her work with disadvantaged women in 2011 as part of her graduate studies in criminology at Israel’s Bar-Ilan University. “These strong-willed females were on a journey More...

By News Brief On Monday, October 15th, 2018

Banker’s wife spent £16 million at Harrods targeted by British anti-corruption law

A banker’s wife from Azerbaijan spent £16 million on purchases in prestigious Harrods department store in London for over 10 years. It is equivalent to more than £4,000 a day. Zamira Hajiyeva, the hard-working More...

By Anna Heim On Monday, October 15th, 2018

Meghan and Harry Duchess of Sussex expecting The First Child

Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019. — Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) More...

By Niall McCarthy On Friday, October 12th, 2018

Travel: The World’s Most Powerful Passports

Some passports afford their bearers more freedom than others and this week, Japan has named the country with the world’s most powerful passport by the Henley Passport Index. At the beginning of this More...

By Aviad Kleinberg On Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Israel’s exilic existential anxiety

Israeli society is living in internal contradiction. On the one hand, we champion the “we don’t care what others think about us” attitude. Supposedly, as Ben-Gurion declared, “it’s More...

By News Brief On Monday, October 8th, 2018

Banksy explains in a new video: That’s how I destroyed a work worth $1.4 million

The mysterious graffiti artist, Banksy, published a video in his Instagram account showing the shredder he secretly placed in the “Girl with a Balloon” that was destroyed on the weekend – moments More...

By Clive Minchom On Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Israelism: Learning and un-learning from the Israeli entrepreneurship experience

The State of Israel is a state of entrepreneurship. That is a fact, and one to be proud of. Israel has about 8 million residents, about 0.1% of the world population – yet according to various reports, it has More...

By Ynet News On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

“She got the drug – and the cancer just disappeared”

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for discoveries that led to a new way to treat cancer by targeting the body’s immune system rather than the tumor. But, More...

By Alexander J. Apfel On Friday, September 28th, 2018

PM reveals to UNGA ‘another Iran’s secret atomic facility’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed before the UN General Assembly on Thursday “another Iran’s secret atomic facility” in Teheran, some four months after he presented what he said was “conclusive More...

By Danny Sadeh On Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Coming Soon: One-way flight from Tel Aviv to Paris for $69

A new carrier, an eighth in number, the Danish airline Primera Air, will start operating at the end of October between Ben Gurion Airport and Paris. The company will start operating on the new route at the end More...


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