The war didn’t deter young techies from around the world to come to Tel Aviv for a hackathon.

‘This is a pattern that’s repeated itself in the last three wars,’ says OurCrowd’s Jon Medved. ‘Israelis are pretty resilient.’

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They’re not just working parents; they’re entrepreneurs whose startups are centered around their parenthood. Listen in to find out more.

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One expert says experience with conflict could be a shaping force in defining Israel as the new clean-tech global leader.

An injured Israeli soldier is evacuated by helicopter from near the Israeli border with Gaza Strip on July 21, following heavy fighting. Photo by Flash90.

TopClosure, invented by an Israeli plastic surgeon, allows for quickly and temporarily closing skin over an open wound in an emergency setting.

Photo finish for Musrara photo-therapy grads

Graduates of a unique program in photographic art therapy at the Naggar School of Photography in Musrara, Jerusalem explore intimate, sometimes difficult topics.

Photo finish for Musrara photo-therapy grads
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Rubi Rivlin: Israel’s Jerusalem-grown president

There many aspects to Israel’s new President Reuven “Rubi” Rivlin that make him the Israeli everyman, including his 1950s upbringing in the once small town known as Jerusalem.

Rubi Rivlin: Israel’s Jerusalem-grown president
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Every Home a Shelter
Treasures in the Walls of Old Acre