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Leave Palestine out of Black Lives Matter. For now

June 4th, 2020|

Yes, we Palestinians also have many reasons to fear for our own lives. But real solidarity at this watershed moment means centering Black Americans’ struggle, without any competing narratives

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9 killed in alleged Israeli airstrikes in Syria – report

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A site belonging to the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center is located in Masyaf and has been targeted by Israeli airstrikes in the past

Fake News Threatening Many Nations

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Security of Iraq, Saudi Arabia under fire, experts say

We cannot justify Israel’s West Bank annexation

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In an unprecedented letter to Israel’s UK ambassador, prominent British Jews warn that annexation ‘poses an existential threat to the traditions of Zionism in Britain, and to Israel as we know it’

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Slavoj Zizek’s ‘brutal, dark’ formula for saving the world

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The pandemic is liable to worsen, ecological disasters loom and technological surveillance will terminate democracy. Salvation will come only by reorganizing human society. A conversation with the radical – and anxious – philosopher Slavoj Zizek

WJC condemns killing of George Floyd as ‘horrific racist act’

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"At the same time, while I of course understand and share the anger at the brutal killing of George Floyd, I am appalled by the unrestrained violence that threatens to tear our nation apart," Lauder added.

White House briefly amplifies rumor that LA Chabad is fueling antifa

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Even after the synagogue dismantled the barriers and rebutted the rumors, the White House amplified the misinformation in a video that it tweeted and then later deleted.

Mike Pompeo previews likely visa, financial sanctions against ICC

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The Trump administration previously rescinded ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s visa for traveling to the US and has explicitly threatened other measures, including sanctions.

Can Trump send the US military to stop violence at protests?

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The demonstrations have been largely peaceful, but police in some cities have used force against journalists and protesters, and protesters have clashed with police. Many US cities have set curfews.

Haifa University launches student VC fund

May 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on Haifa University launches student VC fund

"Our goal is to enable every student at Haifa University to understand and reach their potential," said University of Haifa Rector Prof. Gustavo Mash.

Credit firm Michman signs up ex-Midgal CEO as chairman

May 11th, 2020|Comments Off on Credit firm Michman signs up ex-Midgal CEO as chairman

Yaniv Biton, founder of foreign banking credit company Michman Credit for Businesses, and accountant Doron Sapir signed a partnership agreement recently.

Corona-preneurs: Anglo entrepreneurs retool in the face of coronavirus

May 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Corona-preneurs: Anglo entrepreneurs retool in the face of coronavirus

“When you get hit by a coronavirus crisis, you either panic or fear or you decide to turn this into an opportunity,” Jerusalem-based Natalie Garson explained.

Navigating the crisis: How does El Al’s anticipated bailout stack up?

April 16th, 2020|Comments Off on Navigating the crisis: How does El Al’s anticipated bailout stack up?

Rescue package negotiations between Israel's flagship carrier El Al and the Finance Ministry are still ongoing after more than six weeks of talks and repeated warnings of imminent collapse.;

Market Watch: Get smart

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Having a limited budget doesn’t rule out the possibility of a little smart luxury in the watch market.;

The future of tourism: When will the people come back to visit?

June 4th, 2020|Comments Off on The future of tourism: When will the people come back to visit?

How different will people’s next vacation here in Israel or somewhere overseas look this year? Will they continue to go to the same places they go to every year?

The legacy of refugees through art and culture

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Today, with refugees flooding in to so many countries, this accolade to a refugee legacy is particularly poignant.

Mystery solved: Who really built ancient bridge to Jerusalem Temple

June 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on Mystery solved: Who really built ancient bridge to Jerusalem Temple

Radiocarbon dating reveals who really built Wilson’s Arch, a massive causeway whose construction on the Temple Mount has been attributed to everyone from Herod to the Muslim caliphs

HBO’s ‘I May Destroy You’ will dazzle, delight and disturb

June 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on HBO’s ‘I May Destroy You’ will dazzle, delight and disturb

Michaela Coel shines a light on sexual consent, the South African thriller ‘Trackers’ offers a vacation in Cape Town, musical cartoon ‘Central Park’ charms and there’s good news for English-speaking Yes subscribers

Data giant NetApp acquires Israel’s Spot in $450m. deal

June 4th, 2020|Comments Off on Data giant NetApp acquires Israel’s Spot in $450m. deal

Spot currently employs more than 180 staff across five offices in Tel Aviv, San Francisco, New York, Washington DC and London, and raised $53m. in funding prior to the acquisition

Alibaba taps Jerusalem start-up to launch freight platform

June 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on Alibaba taps Jerusalem start-up to launch freight platform

"Doing business online is the bridge for American small businesses through this crisis and into the next decade," said John Caplan, Alibaba.com president of North America and Europe.

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KFC to open two new branches in Israel

By | June 5th, 2020|Categories: Israel|

In February, the first new branch of the fast food chain was opened in Nazareth, this time using the original recipe.

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