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Inc. magazine chose Israel’s Wix as one of “7 of the Hottest Middle Eastern Startups You Can Learn From.” The Tel Aviv-based cloud based website builder is the only Israeli company on the New York publication’s prestigious list. “Wix’s platform made an often complicated task into a simple and enjoyable...

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MidEast

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A long-delayed missile deal between Israel and India has been completed, according to a report in Ha’aretz yesterday, The purchase deal was approved by India’s cabinet committee on security matters, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to the Times of India. Under the plan, India will take delivery of...

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Global Affairs

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Lawmakers from both Congressional chambers and both parties continued on Wednesday and Thursday to blast the Obama administration over reports – explicitly outlined on Sunday by The New York Times – that the White House will seek to freeze out lawmakers from helping to shape a nuclear deal with Iran. The...

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MidEast

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Focusing on the aftermath of the 1994 AMIA Jewish community center bombing in Buenos Aires, in which 85 people were killed, Eamonn MacDonagh asks Has Argentina Turned Against its Jews? in the October 2014 issue of The Tower Magazine. MacDonagh writes that “the criminal investigation into the massive terrorist attack was chaotic,...

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Global Affairs

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An editorial today in The Washington Post condemns the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for “once again blatantly violating the ‘red line’ drawn by Mr. Obama against the use of chemical weapons” and violating its commitment to abide by the Chemical Weapons Convention it signed last year. One grim indication that...

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MidEast

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On Tuesday Israel’s Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced that it had recently discovered a stone fragment at an excavation north of Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate with an inscription dedicated to the Roman emperor Hadrian. The inscription reads: (1st hand) To the Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus, son of the deified Traianus Parthicus,...

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Israel

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Telefónica, a leading global telecommunications company, is partnering with Jerusalem-based technological incubator VLX Ventures (Van Leer Xenia Ventures) to make potential investments in Israeli startups focusing on video, cloud computing, big data, Internet of Things, smart homes, wearable technology and future communications. Chosen companies will receive investment capital and also...

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MidEast

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Israeli defense minister Moshe Ya’alon appeared on The Charlie Rose Show on Sunday and discussed many of the issues and threats currently facing Israel. One segment of the interview (embedded below) focused on Iran’s efforts to develop a nuclear weapon. The interview begins with Rose asking Ya’alon how long it...

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A Palestinian terrorist on Wednesday killed a three month old baby and injured at least 8 other Israelis, plowing into them with a car while they were waiting at a light rail station in Jerusalem. Jerusalem Post reporter Ben Hartman conveyed statements from the murdered baby’s grandfather describing the attack in more...

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MidEast

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The official Facebook page of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party today posted a tribute to Abdel Rahman Al-Shaloudi, who ran his car into a crowd of Israelis exiting Jerusalem’s light rail yesterday, injuring eight and killing three month old Chaya Zissel Braun. The Facebook post called the terrorist a “heroic martyr.” Elhanan Miller...

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