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Israeli Wine Sales and Exports Are On the Rise


2014 was another good year for Israel’s wine industry, according to figures published today by the Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute. Exports of wine and spirits rose 10% last year to $40

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Amir Peleg, Founder & CEO of TaKaDu, “Israel’s Water Ninja” to Speak at Economist Innovation Forum in Chicago

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Amir Peleg, founder of the integrated water network management company, TaKaDu, will be a featured speaker at the Economic Innovation Forum at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago on March 26,

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Israeli Companies Leave Big Impression at CES 2015


  CES –  Consumer Electronics Show, is one of the largest technology shows in the world, drawing more than 160,000 visitors, and totally engulfs its host city of Las Vegas. CES is one of the

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Israeli Companies Showcase at JP Morgan Healthcare Investment Conference

Earlier this week, a group of seven Israeli healthcare-technology companies showcased at the Health Evolution Summit “Connecting Health Leaders” event during JP Morgan in San Francisco.  It was a jammed-pack event, with healthcare executives from across

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Economist: GE Look Ahead Has Israel #2 in World

This inforgraphic from The Economist last month shows Tel Aviv as the #2 ranked start-up ecosystem in the world, behind only Silicon Valley.  The graphic is based on the Startup Ecosystem Report from 2012.  Check

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Israeli water technology featured in Chicago Tribune

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Drip irrigation keeps an argan tree wet at the Arava Institute. Israel is the birthplace of drip irrigation technology, which conserves by delivering a trickle of water directly to plant roots

In an article published Jan. 2, 2015 in the Chicago Tribune, titled “For water’s sake, Chicago researchers reach across the seas to Israel”, Alex Rodriguez describes the ongoing collaboration between Ben Gurion University and the

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From #TLV to you: Modern, fresh decor and #design by @DowntownTLV


or those who wish to delve into the heart of Tel Aviv from the comfortable distance of London or New York, DowntownTLV is just a couple of clicks away on a tablet or laptop.  DowntownTLV

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Watch Superintendent McCarthy and Executive Director Masters at HLS 2014

Last month, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and Cook County’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management’s Executive Director Michael Masters traveled to Israel to participate in the 2014 Israel Homeland Security Conference. Both were

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Automotive Cyber Security Company Argus to Exhibit with Magna at CES 2014

The groundbreaking Israeli automotive cyber security Argus is going to host demonstrations with Magna International, one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers, at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January. Argus will showcase

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Panel Discusses Israel’s Start-Up Nation Story at Northwestern


Last week, Yariv Becher, Israel’s Consul for Economic Affairs to the Midwest, was invited by TAMID Northwestern to moderate a panel which focused on Israel’s hi-tech economy. Mr. Becher was joined by Brian Rosenzweig of

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