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E-commerce is Changing with Container Sharing

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Imagine all the people being able to shop online for different things, from different shops, all to be packed in one container and shipped to Israel. If you’ve ever dealt with international shipping costs, this might sound like a dream. Especially to Israelis, as importing items into Israel is typically a nightmare thanks to high…

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Noble Energy to Sign Gas Deal with Egypt

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A new agreement was reached between Israel and Egypt to deliver natural gas from the Leviathan and Tamar fields direct to Egypt. The beneficial deal represents a milestone reached between the two Middle Eastern neighbors. Noble Energy and some selected partners will acquire approximately 39% equity interest in Eastern Mediterranean Gas Company. The $200 million-dollar…

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Electric Folding Car Changes Urban Driving

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A new mode of transportation is en route to the urban streets of Tel Aviv. City Transformer is an Israeli company dedicated to changing the way people drive and park in cities. To support growing traffic and parking issues, they have created a cross of car and motorbike that transforms according to driver needs. The…

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Jerusalem Railway Station is Open

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Starting Tuesday, September 25, the long-awaited Jerusalem railway opened, and it’s making moves towards Tel Aviv. The railway line situated at the Yitzhak Navon Railway Station is across from the Central Bus Station, and isn’t yet fully operational. The line has only recently been approved for a one-month trial, which will run between Jerusalem and…

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Japanese Israeli Startup Scene

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The Japanese Israeli relationship is kicking into new gear, as the Japanese External Trade Organization, or JETRO, is dedicating one of its dozen international startup hubs to support Israeli entrepreneurs aiming to grow within the Japanese ecosystem. The Global Acceleration Hub, centered in Tel Aviv, will be a business center of sorts, providing free temporary…

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