politics


economy


"Starve Hamas of money"

Israel must use the economic weapon against Hamas to the end, argues Nitsana Darshan-Leitner....

start-ups


IPOs, investments thrive despite war

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The war didn’t deter young techies from around the world to come to Tel Aviv for a hackathon. When TV’s talking heads ask serial entrepreneur and investment guru Jon Medved whether the current conflict with Hamas is harming Israel’s high-tech sector, he points out some surprising facts: Investors poured $920 million into Israeli startups in the second quarter of 2014. Mobileye, ReWalk Robotics, MapiPharma and three other Israeli companies are moving ahead with major IPOs. And, believe it or not, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange is up since the start of hostilities less than a month ago. “G read more

defense


agriculture


Palestinian terror attack on kibbutz foiled

A terrorist attack on Kibbutz Nahal Oz by Palestinian infiltrators from Gaza was foiled Monday. Five infiltrators jumped out a tunnel and opened RPG fire on the soldiers’ vehicles, before they were engaged in a firefight and killed.. Residents were told to stay indoors until the search of the area for fugitives was completed. A sixth Israeli serviceman was killed in action in the Gaza Strip. read more



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