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Israel Tourism
January 13 2017

Israel smashes tourism records with nearly 3 million visitors in 2016

Tourism is one of the largest industries around the world and for just about any country it’s essential to their very survival. For Israel, this is actually becoming even more important and it’s actually becoming even more profitable as well. In fact, in the last three months the country hit an all-time high in the amount of people who visited as a tourist in the region.

medical marijuana in Israel
January 09 2017

The dawn of medical marijuana in Israel

For many countries, research into the potential medicinal effects of marijuana is relatively new, but for others, like Israel, the research has been ongoing for decades. In fact, Israel seized 10 pounds of the drug all the way back in the 1960’s and has been researching its psychoactive ingredients and medicinal properties ever since.

Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister
December 18 2016

Netanyahu to Make Historic Diplomatic Middle East Visit

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is set to embark on an historic visit with some of the more moderate majority Muslim countries. This is an effort to reach out to Muslim nations so as to foster diplomacy and, perhaps, even open up some further avenues for trade. While visiting, Netanyahu also plans to meet with important figures within the Jewish communities of these respective nations.

Donald Trump Israel
December 18 2016

What will Donald Trump's election mean for US Israel relations?

The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States has caused a number of countries to reevaluate the relationship that they have with the country and the agreements which they operate under. One of those countries is Israel and its own people aren’t the only ones concerned about some of the actions that have recently occurred regarding the president elect.

Emza Logo
December 15 2016

A breakthrough in Ultra-Low Power, Always-On Vision Sensor for IoT

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., – December 14, 2016 – CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, together with Himax Imaging, Inc., a subsidiary of Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HIMX) and emza Visual Sense, today announced that the companies have developed the industry’s first intelligent always- on visual sensor specifically designed to overcome the power- and cost -constraints of vision processing for IoT applications.

Israel Iron Dome System
March 30 2016

New iOref app helping Israelis stay safe from rocket fire

The recent wave of terror attacks is certainly one of the most prevalent dangers that Israel is faced with at the moment. However, the threats of rockets from Gaza to the South and Hezbollah to the North is still a danger we must consider and prepare for. With rockets, Israelis may only have seconds to get to a shelter, meaning every second is important. iOref, an app developed by the IDF, wants to give Israelis every second possible to find shelter.

Waze Danger
March 11 2016

Waze app led Israeli soldiers into harms way

On February 29, two IDF soldiers accidentally drove into the Qalandiya refugee camp late at night. They were attacked by rioters with firebombs and rocks and their jeep caught on fire, causing them to flee and separate. This sparked a riot which ended with a firefight between Palestinians and IDF troops who came to rescue the two soldiers. At the end of the fight, one Palestinian was dead and others were injured. The soldiers were found and rescued, but the outcome could have been much, much worse. Why would they drive into a dangerous refugee camp?