politics


Kaine, accepting VP slot, cites Holocaust survivor who died in shooting massacre

Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) at a Clinton campaign event at Ernst Community Cultural Center at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Virginia, July 14, 2016. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) PHILADELPHIA (JTA) — Tim Kaine, accepting Hillary Clinton’s invitation to join her as running mate, cited as an inspiration a Holocaust survivor who died protecting others during a shooting massacre. The Virginia senator, appeared Saturday with Clinton at Florida International University in Miami, a day after she announced her pick. Kaine pledged he would continue to press for read more

economy


Sami Sagol: Portrait of Mr. Keter

Sagol made Keter Plastic a global company that he has just now sold for $1.7 billion, but what really interests him is brain research....

start-ups


New Tel Aviv Museum Will Reveal How Startup Nation Got Its Name – Haaretz

HaaretzNew Tel Aviv Museum Will Reveal How Startup Nation Got Its NameHaaretzNew Tel Aviv Museum Will Reveal How Startup Nation Got Its Name. The Israeli Innovation Center, set to explore the inspiration behind Waze, instant messaging and many more homegrown inventions, might just become Israel's next big tourist attraction.Shimon Peres, Tech GuruForwardNew Peres center to showcase Israel tech, spark dreamsThe Times of IsraelNetanyahu, Rivlin, Peres launch new Israeli Innovation Centeri24newsall 9 news articles » read more

defense


agriculture


Over 2,000-year-old silver coins unearthed in Israeli city

June 7, 2016, 4:54 PM (IDT) A cache of silver coins from the 2nd century B.C.E. was unearthed recently at the site of an ancient agricultural estate in the city of Modi'in, Israel's Antiquities Authority said Tuesday.     The 16 silver pieces were discovered within a rock crevice during preparations for construction of a new neighborhood. The coins, ranging from 135 B.C.E. to 126 B.C.E., bear the image of King Antiochus VII who ruled the area during the period. Bronze coins with the names of several other Hasmonean kings were also found at the site of the est read more



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