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Israeli, Brazilian teams part of NBA preseason

Euroleague champion Maccabi Tel Aviv and two other clubs will be part of what the NBA says will be a record nine preseason games featuring international teams in North America.

Understanding the Other Side of Our Birth Right

"Try not to die" was the last thing someone in my Birthright group said to me as I said my goodbyes to to the 30 or so Americans and Israelis at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. As they boarded the plane back to the United States andShow More Summary

Preseason features record nine games against international teams

The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that three top international teams, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv, Maccabi Haifa and Flamengo, will travel to the U.S. and Canada for nine preseason games against nine NBA teams this October. The nine games are the most ever played by international teams on North American soil during one preseason.

SCiO Scanner: New Technology Instantly Scans Calorie Content in Food

It is only a small device, maybe the size of one’s pinkie finger, yet it will probably change our eating habits for the better. The SCiO molecule analyzer, powered by Consumer Physics in Tel Aviv, is a brilliant invention in that itShow More Summary

Beating Cancer & Dodging Israel's Bombs

Even simple kindness isn’t simple in the Middle East. A Gaza teenager’s cancer is in remission thanks to treatment at a Tel Aviv hospital, but his homeland is dying.

GetTaxi Driver Describes Getting Ambushed By Uber In Latest Allegation Of Ruthless Tactics

Eli has been a professional taxi driver in Tel Aviv for 17 years, and he's been professionally employed by GetTaxi for the past few. The on-demand car service was founded there in 2010 and currently employs 3,500 drivers like Eli. But...Show More Summary

'Junk' blood tests may offer life-saving information

Tel Aviv — Some 30 percent of all positive hospital blood culture samples are discarded every day because they're "contaminated" — they reflect the presence of skin germs instead of specific disease-causing bacteria. read more

AP ANALYSIS: A grim stalemate at war's end in Gaza

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The third Gaza War in six years appears to have ended in another sort of tie, with both Israel and Hamas claiming the upper hand. Their questionable achievements have come at a big price, especially to long-suffering Palestinians in Gaza.

Maccabi Tel Aviv Coach Oscar Garcia resigns over security concerns stemming from Gaza conflict

The ongoing conflict in Gaza has caused unspeakable damage to the communities of the region and the world at large. Now, the war between Israel and Hamas is taking its toll on Maccabi Tel Aviv’s soccer team. Citing security concerns, Coach Oscar Garcia has announced his resignation, the Associated Press reports. Per the Guardian: Garcia’s resignation […]

Maccabi Tel Aviv coach quits for safety reasons

last weekNews : The Newsroom

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Maccabi Tel Aviv coach Oscar Garcia has quit his job, with the club saying Tuesday it was because of the "current security situation" in Israel.

Uber Is Planning to Launch in Israel on Tuesday

Uber plans to launch its car-hailing service in Tel Aviv, Israel on Tuesday in its latest international expansion, the company said.

With another Uber driver robbed in LA, questions mount about safety of ride-sharing apps

Uber made headlines last week for announcing that it would soon launch in Tel Aviv, seemingly in disregard for the fact that Israel remains mired in a month-long (decades long, really) conflict in Gaza. But one doesn’t need to look nearly that far to find the company’s drivers dodging bullets. Show More Summary

You can steal data from a computer by touching it

Normally, breaking a PC's security involves either finding security exploits or launching brute force attacks, neither of which is necessarily quick or easy. However, a team at Tel Aviv University has come up with a potentially much simpler way to...

Just Touching a Laptop Can Reveal Secret Data

It's the most "current" news you'll read all day: The pattern of the electric currents that pass through your laptop computer can be used to determine your encryption keys, as a group of three Israeli researchers at Tel Aviv University have shown. Show More Summary

Witness ID's suicide bomber in 2003 attack

A documentary filmmaker who survived a suicide bombing in a Tel Aviv bar identified one of the alleged attackers for a Brooklyn jury deciding whether Arab Bank is liable for transferring millions of dollars to Hamas-controlled accou...

Israel Assassinates Top Hamas Commanders Amid Continued Rocket Fire

TEL AVIV - The Israel Air Force (IAF) assassinated two senior Hamas military commanders on Wednesday night in response to more than 200 rockets that have been fired at Israel since Hamas violated a temporary ceasefire and diplomatic negotiations in Cairo collapsed on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Egypt's Air Sinai halts Tel Aviv flights over security fears

Egypt's Air Sinai said it cancelled flights Thursday and Friday to Tel Aviv for security reasons, after a warning by Hamas's armed wing against foreign airliners flying to Israel. The Egyptian carrier operates four weekly flights to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion international airport. Show More Summary

Hamas warns foreign airlines not to fly into Tel Aviv

last weekNews : The Newsroom

A Hamas warning to foreign airlines to halt flights into Tel Aviv was to take effect Thursday as a six-week war with Israel spiralled into further bloodshed after truce talks collapsed. The warning came as Israeli warplanes carried out...Show More Summary


Hamas’s “military wing” warned foreign airlines on Wednesday against flying into Tel Aviv, threatening to step up its six-week conflict with Israel after firing more than 100 rockets on Israeli civilians and pulling out of peace talks. Show More Summary

Championship Clock Unexpectedly Ticking for 1st-Year Cavaliers Coach David Blatt

The ink might not have dried on the job-description portion of David Blatt 's contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers before a flurry of headline moves made that section obsolete. Whatever the former Maccabi Tel Aviv coach thought he was signing up for, it certainly wasn't this. Show More Summary

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