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First Ultra-Orthodox VC Fund Opens

in Economy & Innovation

The Ultra-Orthodox community of Jews is expanding their own horizon and aiming to move away from focusing solely on the high holidays – by taking strides into high tech. 12angels is the first official investment fund for Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox, or Haredi, community. The fund aims to raise $5 million dollars and is dedicated to entering…

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Matchmaker, Make me a Match

in Life, Culture & Sports

The yenta days are long-gone, and Jewish grandmothers across the world are stuck in continuous head shaking mode, ever since modern dating mayhem has taken over. It used to be that two people were introduced, a woman was courted, a man was considerate – and then they got married. Today, the singles scene runs rampant…

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Israel is bringing back the Lost Tribe

in Life, Culture & Sports

This story goes back in time about 2,700 years ago, when the biblical tribe of Menasseh was forced out of Israel, and found a place to settle in India. Today, that lost tribe is known to be part of the Bnei Menashe community, and they landed in a northern Indian island called Mizoram. Now, the…

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Israeli Gal Gadot is Wonder Woman

in Life, Culture & Sports

A new kind of Israeli craze has risen onto the worldwide scene. It has superhero powers, can save the world, and is wrapped in a Jewish Israeli identity called Gal Gadot. Born in the small town of Rosh HaAyin, Gal Gadot grew up riding horses, eating hummus, and modeling. At 18 years old, she became…

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Aerosmith and the Power of Music

in Life, Culture & Sports

If you had to imagine a group of Israelis standing in line for over two hours, your experience would likely consist of one large clump of humans smashed as close as possible to the front of wherever they think they need to be.  Now add 50,000 excited concert goers to that plus alcohol, and you…

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