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12 Free and Useful Android Applications

Here are 12 free and useful mobile apps for Android. Several of the programs are supported by ads and some have ad-free paid versions. [Note to Apple users: Many of these applications are also available for Apple iOS devices.] PriceZ  

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Women Key to Israel’s Tech Growth

  From Start-Up-Daily Now in its seventh year, Birthright Excel helps create a network of young Jewish business leaders around the world while also introducing future entrepreneurs to Israel as a place for business opportunities. The program is geared for

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Haifa Israel Team Creates Intel’s Fastest-Ever Processor

Intel Corp. announced Tuesday its most advanced, next-level processor, whose development was led by its facility in Haifa, Israel, with the promise of a double-digit rise in computer performance, longer battery life and better security. The seventh-generation new Intel Core

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WeKast Standalone Presentation Solution

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As anyone who often gives presentations knows, things can go wrong with overhead projectors. Almost nothing is more embarrassing than tech failure in front of a room full of people. After working at an Israeli accelerator mentoring international startups and

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Israel’s Top Startups

Israel has become a very popular place for entrepreneurs to launch their startups, Tel Aviv in particular has become home for many tech based and other startups. This is because brilliant businessmen and women who have graduated from Israeli universities

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Israeli Ministries to Phase Out Fax Machines

From The Times of Israel: A ministerial committee was expected to approve on Sunday a decision allowing Israelis to submit documents to government departments via email and other digital media, such as cellphone apps. The initiative is meant to bring

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Facebook Finally Agrees to Ban Anti-Israel Hate Pages

In an email sent Wednesday afternoon to the Haym Salomon Center, Facebook rescinded its initial decision that a page that incited hatred and violence against Israelis met “community standards.” “As you may have noticed, we have now taken down both

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Israeli Device Saving American Lives in Afghanistan

From David Shamah at The Times of Israel: When American troops are injured in the field, the first piece of life-saving medical equipment they may come into contact with nowadays is an Israeli-invented mini-sized manual ventilator. And not just American

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Hillel Fuld in TechCrunch: Despite Unrest the Israeli Tech Ecosystem is Growing

From TechCrunch: Over the past few months, violence has once again scarred Israel and the Palestinian Territories, yet despite the violence and the losses on both sides of the conflict, technology companies in the region are flourishing. Israeli rounds of financing,

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Jimmy Carter’s Cancer Cured By Israeli Breakthrough Drug

By Raoul Wootliff and the AP in the Times of Israel Researched in Israel by Professor Jacob Schachter of the Ella Institute for melanoma treatment and research at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Keytruda is part of a promising

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Jewish Techs: The Jewish Technology Blog

This blog looks at how modern technology affects Jewish life, particularly the impact of the Internet on Jews across the globe. The Internet has made the Jewish community seem smaller. The Jewish Techs blog, written by blogger Rabbi Jason Miller (The Techie Rabbi), explores the places where Jewish culture, education and faith intersect with technology. Of course, like anything, Jews will continue to ask if technology is good or bad for the Jews – the age old question of our people. Good or bad, it is undisputed that technology has changed Jewish life. If you’re Jewish or interested in technology or both… you’ll enjoy the conversation. Thanks for reading the Jewish Techs blog.

The Techie Rabbi – Rabbi Jason Miller

Rabbi Jason Miller, the Techie RabbiJason Miller is NOT your typical rabbi. Known as the Techie Rabbi, he launched Access Computer Technology in 2010 and has grown it into a full-scale technology firm that provides social media marketing consulting and web design in addition to IT support. Ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary a decade ago, Rabbi Jason has made a name for himself as a popular blogger, social media expert, educator and entrepreneur. Based in Detroit, his congregation includes more than a million people who read his blog and follow him in Cyberspace. He began the Jewish Techs blog in January 2010 as the New York Jewish Week's technology expert.

An entrepreneurial rabbi and an alum of Clal's "Rabbi Without Borders" fellowship, Jason Miller is a rabbi and thought leader whose personal blog has been viewed by millions. The Detroit Free Press called him “the most tech-savvy Jewish leader" and the Huffington Post ranked him among the top Jewish Twitter users in the world. A social media expert, Rabbi Jason is a popular speaker and writer on technology and its effect on the Jewish world. He writes the "Jewish Techs" blog for The Jewish Week and the monthly "Jews in the Digital Age" column for the Detroit Jewish News.

Miller won the 2012 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the West Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce and is one of the winners of a Jewish Influencer award from the National Jewish Outreach Program.