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Good News Friday

I’m sure the weeks and months are passing by quicker than ever because, before I’ve looked round, it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. My first item for this week comes from the Far East, from China to be … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Time for another Good News Friday installment. We start this week with a successful tour by the band Depeche Mode: “Oh, Tel Aviv!” Depeche Mode lead singer Dave Gahan groaned Tuesday night as HaYarkon Park was transformed into a bubble … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Time for another Good News Friday installment. This week we begin with a story of Israeli identity with a slightly unusual twist in Finding an unexpected Israeli identity: (emphases are mine): At first, the young man’s story sounds familiar: Tall, … Continue reading

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Apple buys out Israel company, will set up R&D Centre in Israel

Great news for Israel’s economy and hi-tech industry, bad news for the boycotters and divesters: the digital giant Apple has bought out Anobit, an Israeli flash storage maker, for half a billion dollars. Apple has bought Israel’s Anobit, a maker … Continue reading

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Robots and snakes and worms, oh my!

Just a little something to lighten your day and bring a smile to your face like it did to mine.  Some great inventions from Israel’s Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa. (h/t OP.) In related news, the Israeli-founded electric car … Continue reading

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A proud day for Israel: Israeli scientist wins Nobel Prize for Chemistry

Mazal tov and kol hakavod Prof. Dan Schechtman on winning the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Fresh off Wednesday’s announcement that he will receive the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, the Technion’s Dan Shechtman was forthcoming in sharing the honor. “I … Continue reading

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