When rockets fly overhead, look down at the grass.

When you're a news junkie, everything sucks all the time. When you're an optimist, you'll never give up reading the news because something good is just around the corner. When you're both... After 1.5 years of our co-directors building the 50:50 Startups tech accelerator against the backdrop of pandemic and evergreen conflict, it was really... Continue Reading →

Israeli Innovation.

When I think of 'Israeli Innovation' here are some of the associations I make: micro chips water purification desert irrigation swallow-able pill-cameras Google, Intel, IBM R&D centers Uzis What I don't think of is... hair conditioner. I did pretty well though for 10 shekel. Product of the year!

A little late, but a lizrael update.

Haven't done this in a while, but here goes. Aliyah At this point, I've been living in Israel for three and a half years. Seems like so much longer... I can now count 'old friends' I had when I first came, I have a lengthy list of apartments I've lived/crashed in, I've been married for... Continue Reading →

Tzur Hadassah made it to… Plurk?

Call me a geek, but I found this cool. I just signed up for a Plurk account (I’m still not sure what it all means) but when I was changing my settings and filling in my location, I clicked my country as ‘Israel’, than my region as ‘Yerushalayim’ and, ready to settle on that, I... Continue Reading →

ICQ Toothpaste: Because you never know.

The Israeli hi tech world is alive and...  brushing. Gizmodo posted that the Israeli software company that created ICQ, the instant messenger we all lost our virginity to, teamed up with an Israeli pharmaceutical company and together have created this bad boy of a Frankenstein: That's right, ICQ toothpaste. Why, you inevitably ask? The Israeli... Continue Reading →

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