Jewish Journal

10 Israeli startups to watch

by Viva Sarah Press, Israel21c

March 12, 2014 | 4:04 pm


Roojoom is the latest buzzword you need to know for online content. It’s a new Israeli platform that helps publishers, businesses and  individuals curate Web content, organize it and guide... read full article

  • Strategies that work for employers, employees

    by Virginia Isaad

    March 12, 2014 | 3:56 pm

    It’s not unusual for managers to take reports submitted by their employees and immediately assign a new one without ever engaging in constructive conversations regarding the work their employees do. 

    Big mistake, according to Beverly Kaye, co-author of “Help Them Grow or Watch...

  • For business ethics, turn to Jewish thought

    by Rabbi Arthur Gross-Schaefer

    March 12, 2014 | 3:13 pm

    For more than 30 years, I’ve taught professional ethics to attorneys and CPAs around the country and business ethics to students at Loyola Marymount University. In the beginning, I began lessons by quickly reviewing famous philosophers — Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, Adam Smith...

  • A growing movement of corporate philanthropy

    by Ben Sales, JTA

    February 26, 2014 | 6:20 pm

    When the Israeli mobile maps start-up Waze accepted a buyout from Google for more than $1 billion in June, each of the company’s 100 employees walked away with an average of $1.2 million from the sale.

    An even bigger check, though, went to Baruch Lipner, a Canadian Israeli who...

  • Why some start-ups backed up, others passed up

    by Ruthie Blum, Israel21c

    February 26, 2014 | 6:08 pm

    “We Israelis may excel at innovation,” said seasoned entrepreneur Yochi Slonim, managing partner of FFWD.me, a Tel Aviv-based program to “fast forward” start-ups. “But we’re pretty clueless when it comes to marketing our assets to potential investors and customers.”


  • A realtor with Knack

    by Evan Henerson

    November 20, 2013 | 4:00 pm

    Sharona Alperin “sold” her first home while still in her late teens. 

    At the time, Alperin was several years away from gaining her Realtor’s license, and both the circumstances and the client were a bit unique. Doug Fieger, the lead singer of the rock group the Knack, was looking...

  • Teva, CEO Jeremy Levin part ways


    October 30, 2013 | 4:07 pm

    Teva Pharmaceuticals said its president and CEO, Jeremy Levin, has stepped down.

    Levin reportedly resigned Wednesday, effective immediately, after 18 months on the job due to major differences with Teva’s chairman, Miami billionaire Phillip Frost, and the board of the world’s...

  • Jewish game developer to market Holocaust game for smartphones


    September 10, 2013 | 6:46 am

    The developer of a Holocaust-themed game which was rejected by Nintendo has announced plans to release his work for smartphone users.

    British game developer Luc Bernard, 26, announced his plan on the website Indiegogo, a crowd-sourcing platform which helps developers and...

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