The Suns take the much-hyped Croatian. With the fourth pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, the Phoenix Suns selected Dragan Bender, an 18-year-old Croatian power forward who spent last season playing for Maccabi Tel Aviv of the Israeli league. Bender is a a little raw as a prospect, but he's worthy of a high selection thanks to his tools and his potential. Show More Summary
Tel Aviv, Israel-based Dapulse has come a long way since it was an internal communications tool at website builder Wix.com. Read More
The Russo-Israeli relationship has become especially cordial in recent years, CIA veteran Paul R. Pillar notes. But what lies at the root of Tel Aviv's shift to Moscow?
Tonight is the night! After about a week of meeting as many Israeli startups and VCs as possible, it’s time to really get down to business at the TC Meetup + Pitch-off in Tel Aviv. If you don’t already have a ticket, I’m very sorry to say that we are completely sold out. Show More Summary
Tel Aviv is perhaps the most vibrant, exciting, and magnetic city for startup founders.
Tech companies from the Bay Area to Tel Aviv are busily—and sometimes stealthily—changing every aspect of the enterprise, from operations and IT to communications and marketing. While these companies’ innovations don’t get as much attention as those of their consumer-focused peers, the B2B disruptors have just as big an impact on [...]
An Israeli man ploughed his car into a Tel Aviv restaurant on Saturday night after having a heart attack at the wheel of the vehicle, before being beaten by bystanders who believed that he was a Palestinian attacker, eyewitnesses have...Show More Summary
A man who had a heart attack at the wheel and crashed into a Tel Aviv restaurant and then was beaten to death while unconscious was thought by his assailants to be "not a good person." I.e., a Palestinian terrorist. This is not the first mistaken lynching in Israel, and it disturbs the Israeli narrative, we're the victims.
Earlier this month two gunmen burst into a restaurant in Tel Aviv’s Sarona Market, killing four people and wounding six more. The death count could have been much higher had one of the attacker’s weapons not reportedly jammed, CCTV footage appearing to show one of the gunman throwing his weapon down in frustration. Show More Summary
Israeli self-defense forces have levelled a Palestinian house in the occupied West Bank after its owner was killed while on a stabbing rampage in Tel Aviv two months ago, Israeli media said Tuesday.
The political landscape of Israel shifted last week. For the first time in quite some time, there was a sense that there is a real opposition to the leadership of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. On Friday, at the Herzliya Conference,...Show More Summary
I’m in Israel this week at a meeting on Sustainable Food Systems along with some basic food tourism. The trip started with a visit to the small-but-impressive farmers’ market at the Port of Tel Aviv. The market is under umbrellas to protect people, sprouts, and other vegetables from the intense Mediterranean sun (it’s hot here). […]
I’m writing this while flying from Beijing back to Tel Aviv, Ispent time in Hong Kong (later in Beijing) at the startup-focussed RISE conference. This indeed was an interesting trip. What interested me when visiting Hong Kong, is to figure out how the entrepreneurialecosystemis in Hong Kong these days as opposed [...]
TechCrunch is finally in Tel Aviv, and we can’t be more excited to be here. And it seems like the folks here in Israel are pretty excited about it, too. We’ve entirely sold out of tickets for the TC Meetup + Pitch-off, going down on Wednesday evening at 5:30pm. Show More Summary
This is at the second day of the conference on Sustainable Food Systems, sponsored by The Manna Center Program for Food Safety and Security at Tel Aviv University, the Israeli Forum for Sustainable Nutrition, and NYU’s Global Research Initiatives. The meeting is at Bar Shira Hall at Tel Aviv University (directions are here). The […]
Tel Aviv mayor Ron Huldai has said bravely that murders in Israel will continue as long as the occupation does; but US publications are loath to make such an assertion. Ben Ehrenreich changed that trend, by publishing a devastating critique of the occupation in Politico this week.
Imagine the naming of parks, institutions and sporting events in honor of Omar Mateen.
It’s happening. The TechCrunch team landed in Tel Aviv and we’re in the starting blocks for the TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off in Tel Aviv on Wednesday June 22. And it’s going to be an awesome event. Read More
A New York man on an overnight flight from Tel Aviv to Newark Airport sexually abused the female passenger next to him, prosecutors said yesterday. Yoel Oberlander, a 35-year-old man from Rockland County, is a registered sex offender who was convicted in 2002 for sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl, according to the office of U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman. [ more › ]
A registered sex offender from Rockland County is accused of groping a woman sitting next to him on a plane to Newark Airport, prosecutors say. Yoel Oberlander, 35, was sitting next to a woman on an El Al flight from Tel Aviv to Newark when he touched her breast as she was trying to sleep, according to a criminal complaint. Show More Summary