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Dragonplay gaming app raises $14m

Israeli startup Dragonplay, a free-to-play social games developer for smartphones and social networks, has raised $14 million in its first financing round from global venture capital firm, Accel Partners.

Findings on Jesus’ earliest followers revealed

Five years after the discovery of the controversial Jesus Family Tomb in Jerusalem, documentary film producer Simcha Jacobovici has used 21st century technology to unearth new findings on Jesus’ earliest followers. Simcha Jacobovici and Walter Klassen with the robotic arm …

Spider-Man Tobey Maguire in Israel

Spider-Man Tobey Maguire in Israel

Actor Tobey Maguire is in Israel on a mixed business and pleasure trip. Maguire is in town with his wife and two children. The star of Spider-Man was even spotted by paparazzi surfing in Tel Aviv over the weekend. Their …

Israeli wind surfer takes the gold

Israeli windsurfer Lee Korzits secured a 2012 Olympic spot for herself by taking first place in the women’s RS:X race at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Cadiz, Spain, earlier this week.

Titanic tourists to flood Eilat?

One of the potential buyers of a collection of 5,500 artifacts from the doomed Titanic would install them permanently in an Eilat museum, according to a recent news article in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz. The RMS Titanic, a British luxury …

Israel Museum gets 200 Paris photos

For the first time in Israel, images by pioneering documentary photographer Eugène Atget are going on display. “Eugène Atget: As Paris Was,” an exhibition at Ticho House, the Israel Museum’s historic venue in downtown Jerusalem, is featuring 70 of Atget’s …