Food startup Farmigo is a San Francisco transplant — like me. The company was initially based on the West Coast, and it still has team members there (as well as in Tel Aviv, Israel). But two years ago, Farmigo’s headquarters, as well...Show More Summary
Welcome to Curbed's weekly roundup of architecture, real estate, and urban planning-related feature stories. Please be in touch if you have a story to recommend. Photo of the Tower of David via Wikipedia. 1. Residents are moving out of the...
The Romans destroyed the Jewish state in 70 AD, razed the Temple and sent the government into exile.In May 1948 prime minister David Ben-Gurion proclaimed the re-establishment of the Jewish state in Tel Aviv.In the interim 1,878 years,...Show More Summary
NEW YORK & TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jinni, the world’s leading semantic discovery solution provider for linear TV and on-demand content announced today that it is powering the semantic taste-based discovery experience features for VUDU, a Walmart company and a leader in OTT video streaming with the world’s largest HD library. Show More Summary
A Raelian discussing his beliefs with a passerby in Tel Aviv, Israel. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) "Everybody has the right to believe what they want." This statement, while accurate, is practically nonsensical. It isn't like anyone can prevent another person from believing whatever he or she wants. Show More Summary
Here's a performance from Tel Aviv by the Pizzicato Quartet playing my string quartet arrangement of Saint-Saens's "The Swan." I get a kick out of a group named the Pizzicato Quartet playing this arrangement because the viola part is played totally pizzicato. Show More Summary
For the past three years, The A.V. Club has devoted the month of December to reflecting on our favorite holiday entertainments, and this year is no different. It’s a feature so nice, it’s never had the same name twice, and this year it’s the 12 Days Of Non-Denominational Winter Holidays. Show More Summary
Wall Street Journal op-ed: Why Does Uncle Sam Hate American Expats?, by Neil Gandal (Tel Aviv University, Department of Economics): It’s not easy to be an American living abroad these days, and some are even giving up U.S. citizenship. The reason is ill-considered legislation most people never heard of: the...
Israel's internal security service said Monday it has arrested five Palestinians for planning attacks including a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv. The suspects from the West Bank were arrested in October and November and included a woman who planned to blow herself up in Israel's commercial capital, the Shin Bet said. Show More Summary
A new boutique hotel has opened in Tel Aviv and, from the looks of it, it's a keeper. The Norman Tel Aviv, in the heart of "White City," blends its local history with modern art and design, while taking a much hipper approach to elegance. Just the way we like it.
Two kids thought they had what it takes to rob a bank with fake M-16 assault rifles, but the incident didn’t go down as the boys expected. The two kids, a 12-year-old and a 13- year-old, were captured by CCTV Tel Aviv suburb of Rishon...Show More Summary
Any Israeli institution with public funding that mentions, teaches, or mourns the the Nakba (Arabic for “catastrophe”) can be fined, and individuals can be sentenced to prison for their involvement. Recently this law threatened to cause...Show More Summary
The football world in Israel is in shock. Hapoel Tel Aviv defender Obeida Khateb is suspected of running over a 39-year-old to death and then leaving the scene. His lawyers argue that he stayed at the scene and then went home to tell his family what happened and then turned himself into the authorities. When […]
Urgggh."Extensive Recent Looting Revealed" reads the text by ASOR. Underneath we get this:Robert Deutsch · Tel Aviv University | ?????????? ??-????As such crimes against humanity/science are frequently committed in conflict areas, where...Show More Summary
Children of the Information Age are inundated with written words streaming across smartphone, tablet, and laptop screens. A new Tel Aviv University study says that preschoolers should be encouraged to write at a young age -- even before they make their first step into a classroom. read more
Tottenham and Borussia Dortmund target Eran Zahavi continued to shine last night as he scored this beautiful goal to give Maccabi Tel Aviv a 1-0 lead over arch-rivals Beitar Jerusalem. In the end, Beitar Jerusalem scored a dramatic goal in extra-time to secure one point for the club from Jerusalem. Zahavi, 27, has scored a […]
For the third time this year, a US Airways plane bound for Philadelphia has diverted due to an "odor" on the plane causing nausea amongst the crew. For a change in pace, this flight originated in Tel Aviv and diverted to Rome, rather...Show More Summary
Half a dozen men dressed in khaki arrived - prudently, in separate cars and taxis - at 85 Ben Yehudah Street on a typical summer day in Tel Aviv: a hot and humid June 30, 1948. They disappeared, individually, into the whitewashed apartment building that was identical to the others in the ordinary residential neighborhood. Show More Summary
A US Airways plane made an emergency landing in Rome after two passengers and 11 members of the crew were taken ill. The plane, which set off from Tel Aviv in Israel for Philadelphia in the United States, landed at the Fiumicino airport in the Italian capital. Italian media said medical assistance...
According to a report in Israeli media outlet Sport1, Tottenaham and Borussia Dortmund are targeting Maccabi Tel Aviv star Eran Zahavi. Spurs, who are in a battle for a top-four finish are in desperate need for a playmaker who can score goals and create opportunities for Spurs strikers Harry Kane and Roberto Soldado. Borussia Dortmund […]