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EBay set to expand activity in Israel

Retail giant eBay has officially announced the establishment of eBay Israel and is looking into the possibility of launching a Hebrew website, according to a Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper report. The internet consumer company said it will unite its two activity …

Tel Aviv ‘Hackathon’ spawns new ideas

More than 70 Israelis with out-of-the-box ideas assembled at Hackathon Israel, a March 2 event organized by the (very) young entrepreneurs Ben Lang, Nir Kouris, Michael Shurp and Kfir Bendet of Innovation Israel, whose stated vision is “to share the …

Israelis among world’s ‘best looking’

Israel is home to the hottest guys and the world’s most beautiful women, according to two new polls by Traveler’s Digest. The online travel directory and magazine written by travel writers from around the world placed Tel Aviv’s women and …

Livni among 150 fearless women

Opposition Chairwoman Tzipi Livni is Israel’s only entry on Newsweek and the Daily Beast‘s “150 women who shake the world” list.  “They’re starting revolutions, opening schools and fostering a brave new generation. From Detroit to Kabul these women are making …

EBay set to expand activity in Israel

Retail giant eBay has officially announced the establishment of eBay Israel and is looking into the possibility of launching a Hebrew website, according to a Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper report. The internet consumer company said it will unite its two activity …

Doctors save Ethiopian girl’s life

Israeli doctors from the Eye from Zion organization removed a large tumor from the eye of a 10-year-old Ethiopian girl thereby saving her life. The Israeli team of physicians and volunteers first met the girl, Kavda Imsak, while on a …

Tel Aviv ‘Hackathon’ spawns new ideas

Tel Aviv ‘Hackathon’ spawns new ideas

More than 70 Israelis with out-of-the-box ideas assembled at Hackathon Israel, a March 2 event organized by the (very) young entrepreneurs Ben Lang, Nir Kouris, Michael Shurp and Kfir Bendet of Innovation Israel, whose stated vision is “to share the …

Israeli pastry chef whips up success

Rugelach, bubka and chocolate balls are readily available at bakeries throughout Israel. So, what happens when an Israeli pastry chef opens a home-style bakery in New York City? Success, of course. Zohar Zohar, a 40-year-old pastry chef who logged long …