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High Holiday themes resonate for Jews in Hurricane Florence's crosshairs

Conversations turned from the Jewish New Year to Hurricane Florence, which was looming off the Carolina coast. Would they evacuate or hunker down? Read more.

Hurricane Florence's fury lashes Carolinas, Jewish communities prepare

The hurricane's sheer size meant it could batter the U.S. East Coast with hurricane-force winds for nearly a full day, according to weather forecasters. Read more.

Israel sets up new incubator in Safed to feed global interest in foodtech

The Israel Innovation Authority is planning to set up a new food technology incubator in the northern Israel city of Safed with an investment of over NIS 100 million ($28 million) over eight years. Read more.

Tel Aviv's Rothschild transformed into Innovation Boulevard

As twilight descended on Tel Aviv on Wednesday evening, the city’s iconic Rothschild Boulevard and surrounding streets were transformed into “Innovation Boulevard” – an experiential walkway of augmented reality, interactive art, innovative digital displays, projection mapping, 3D eff…

Israeli marine biologist wins UN business contest award

Israeli marine biologist Shimrit Perkol-Finkel, head of Tel Aviv-based ECOncrete, was selected as an awardee in the WE Empower U.N. SDG Challenge, the first global business competition for women entrepreneurs who are advancing United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Read more.