Business & Technology

Israel First? How Immigration Helped Make and Could Break Israeli High-Tech

The story of how Israel’s immigration policy helped build the Start-up Nation, and why the same policies are now threatening that status.

TEDx in Tel Aviv: What’s the Big Idea?

Last week, Israel held its first large-scale TEDx event. It came as the country is being turned upside down by terror, fear, and hatred.

Why Starbucks Failed in Israel

Why you won’t be sipping a Starbucks latte as you explore Jerusalem’s Old City, or cooling down on Tel Aviv’s beach with one of Starbucks’ famous Frappuccinos.

Israelis are crowdfunding their weddings and they don’t even know it

Israelis don’t do wedding gifts or registries, they give money instead – money the couple uses to help pay for the wedding.

How much would you pay NOT to make Aliyah?

The “Aliyah premium” refers to the financial benefits foreign Jews based in Israel forgo just NOT to become official citizens.

Get in line, the first Coffix supermarket just opened

Last week, the first SuperCoffix opened – a fixed-price supermarket where all items cost up to 5 NIS.

Terrorism in Cyberspace: The next generation

Prof. Gabriel Weimann of the University of Haifa takes host Gilad Halpern through the evolution of terrorist communication on the Internet.

Expand your dimensions: Jonathan Seroussi on 3D printing

Host Erin Kopelow took a tour of the Autodesk open-source lab in Tel Aviv, where she spoke to General Manager Jonathan Seroussi.

Jews and Arabs build a sustainable oasis in the desert

TLV1’s Shoshi Shmuluvitz took a trip to Wadi Attir in Israel’s Negev desert, where she discovered why the project is so unique.

Diamonds and fur: What Israelis won’t spend on their dogs

You can’t step outside in Tel Aviv without treading on a pooch or its poop. Nothing comes between an Israeli his four legged friend.