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Air transport for furry VIPs [video]

Air transport for furry VIPs [video]

Got to send a pet by air? Then look no further than Israeli service Terminal4Pets, which helps pet owners worldwide navigate the rules and regulations of airline travel. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgNVswvFstA With 25 years of experience, Eitan Kreiner, founder of Terminal4Pets, is …

Smart cartoons for kids

An Israeli animation company for pre-schoolers is attracting networks in the US, Canada, Europe and even Qatar with content that is aimed to expand creativity, knowledge and fun.   Smartoonz animation Monkey See, Monkey Do is already being viewed on …

A tool to detect sarcasm online? Yeah, right.

With increasing numbers of people consulting web reviews and forums prior to making a purchase, it’s more important than ever to detect sarcasm online.   Prof. Ari Rappoport: “Sarcasm can mislead you, if you don’t understand it.” Detecting sarcasm in …

Cooped up with Vertigo

A Jerusalem dance company splits in two and reinvents itself as an ecological art village inspired by dance and a dance group inspired by ecology.   Photos by Nati Shohat/Flash90. Members of Vertigo take part in an exercise at their …

A soap story [video]

A soap story [video]

Founded as a family business in Israel, Sabon has grown to become an international chain of specialty stores for soap and other personal care products.   They may have originated in Israel, but today Sabon soap stores are doing brisk …

Israeli musicians take on New York [video]

Israeli musicians take on New York [video]

Both established Israeli musicians such as Idan Raichel and newcomers like Efrat Gosh are finding success with diverse audiences abroad, even in fiercely competitive New York.   Israeli music is evoking a strong positive response in New York and other …

Design your home on-line

CmyCasa software uses 3-D and animation tools to take care of the visualizing for you on-line, as you design and furnish your home.   CmyCasa helps users select furniture and design features for their homes online, without having to lay …

Vidgets may transform your on-line viewing experience

To the delight of marketers, advertisers, and content providers worldwide, Israeli start-up AttracTV has developed ‘vidgets’ – an interactive application platform for on-line TV viewing.   Turning TV into an active pastime: AttracTV founders Tsachi Sofer (on the left), and …