This week from Israel


Supporting Olim entrepreneurs

When wanting to succeed in business, “connections” is the key word. Building networks of customers, bankers, supporters, etc., can be especially difficult when you're new in town. The Hive was created for that purpose exactly. It is a unique tech accelerator that provides help for new immigrants to Israel with an entrepreneurial spirit.

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Elections on Yom Kippur?

September 14, 2013, was announced to be the national Election Day in Australia. This date, however, turned to be Yom Kippur, which means that the country's population of 110,000 Jews might have to decide whether to vote or to find an alternative arrangement for submitting their ballots. Opposition in the Australian government has shown objection to this decision.

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PETA vs Iran

You've all probably heard on the Iranian monkey's voyage to space last Monday. The monkey was launched successfully, while held inside a research pod. According to Iran, both the pod and the monkey were recovered safely after the landing, however, PETA, the animal rights group, was not pleased…

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TLV at its glory

Besides clubs, beaches, coffee shops and entertainment, Tel Aviv has a great historic value and many cultural sites and places to visit and see. Here is a beautiful article about our “city that never sleeps.”

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20th birthday to Vertigo
20 years ago, Noa Wertheim and Adi Sha’al established the Vertigo Dance Company. In this time, Vertigo has become an international movement, promoting beautiful, innovative dance performances. Their 20th “birthday” celebrations will begin with a new performance, Vertigo 20, which will be presented in theaters around the country in the coming weeks.

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