Israel’s National Library Partners With Google To Put Some 120K Unique Books Online
Almost half of the books are in Hebrew and related Hebrew-letter languages such as Yiddish and Ladino (Judeo-Spanish), the NIL said.
November 10, 2019
The Wikipedia Of Graves: Israeli App CemoMemo Brings Cemeteries Into The Digital World
The project focuses on digitizing headstone details to turn cemetery visitations into unique historical explorations.
November 04, 2019
Tel Aviv To Operate Free Public Transport On Shabbat
The intercity network will consist of seven bus lines that will cover the Tel Aviv metropolitan area from sundown Fridays to sundown Saturdays.
October 31, 2019
2 Israeli Players Take Part In Scrabble World Championship
The players are participating in the 2019 World English Scrabble Players Association Championship (WESPAC), now underway in Goa, India
October 17, 2019
Israel In Numbers: Snapshot Of A (Largely) Happy, Healthy, Educated Nation
The annual report released every year by the Central Bureau of Statistics provides a fascinating picture of Israel in numbers.
October 17, 2019
Israel Is Sending Its Biggest Delegation Yet To The 2020 Summer Olympics In Tokyo
With 85 athletes in 18 sports confirmed - including baseball and equestrian show jumping - Israel is aiming for 'firsts.' And medals, of course.
October 16, 2019
Open Sukkah Offers Holiday Home To Weary Travelers, City Dwellers In Israel
‘Airbnb for sukkahs’ connects hosts from Tasmania to Saskatoon with those who don’t have a hut in which to celebrate festival.
October 13, 2019
TLV Named Among World’s Top 10 Best Cities For ‘Street Food-Obsessed’ Travelers
The city of Tel Aviv nabbed the 7th spot in a list of world's top 50 best cities for the street food-obsessed traveler put together by CEOWORLD magazine.
October 03, 2019
Israel’s VeganNation Leases 15,000 Acres In Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest To Protect It
The Israeli startup says it is handing the land over preservation groups and activist organizations, and partnering with local soccer teams for climate change and environmental awareness.
September 16, 2019
Israeli Musical Trio A-WA Rocks NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert
Three Israeli sisters with a Yemenite background mix traditional folk songs with electro and hip hop beats to create music for a new generation.
September 05, 2019
Bloomberg Foundation, Peres Center, Interior Ministry To Launch Innovation Hubs In 12 New Cities Across Israel
The program will set up municipal innovation teams in 12 new Israeli cities over the course of five years.
September 04, 2019
Mobile App Connects Eateries With Too Much Food To Hungry Customers Looking For A Deal
Israeli startup SpareEat is on a mission to combat food waste by connecting eateries with surplus foodstuffs to residents ready to pay discounted rates for meals that would otherwise be tossed out.
August 29, 2019
Vegan Nation: Israeli Startup Builds 1st Global Ecosystem For Plant-Based Living, Powered By Own Digital Currency
With a new $10 million investment, the Israel-based company is readying to launch its innovative platform and the VeganCoin.
August 26, 2019
Laptops And Drones Instead Of Shovels And Hoes; Remote Workers To Lead Kibbutz Revival
Israeli startup Gather is a new entrepreneurial project that wants to attract international digital nomads to Israel’s kibbutz communities.
August 22, 2019
6 Israeli Eateries Nab World Luxury Restaurant Awards
Six Israeli restaurants, including five in Tel Aviv and one in Herzliya, won awards at the 4th annual World Luxury Restaurant Awards, which honor the most prestigious restaurants in the luxury industry.
August 14, 2019