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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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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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The Most Influential Jewish Twitter Accounts

In honor of Twitter’s 10th anniversary, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) put together a list of the top 25 Twitter users in the Jewish world. The following is the article in JTA by Gabe Friedman and then the list of the

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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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Bill Gates on Israeli Tech Innovation

Reposted from Start Up Israel by David Shamah: In a rare public comment on the value of MS Israel’s work in helping make the company what it is, Gates said that Israeli developments tech areas like analytics and security were

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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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Insights from sFBI’s Natalie Edward during Content Israel 2015 Conference

By Alan Weinkrantz Due to travel, I missed the Content Israel 2015 Conference, I really wanted to attend. If you are a startup, or for that matter, any company or organization looking at your content strategies for 2016, there’s a

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Amazon.com Expands Israeli Operations

David Shamah of Times of Israel reports that Amazon.com plans to expand its operations in Israel. In his Start-Up Israel newsletter, he explains what this means: In just a year and a half, Amazon has gone from simply supplying Israeli companies

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Israel Gets Google Street View Back

Three years after it first photographed the streets of the Jewish nation, Israelis will once again see Google Street View in Israel. The Google cars and tricycles, fitted with 360-degree cameras to take panoramic images, will visit Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa and

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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.