Jewish Journal

Frum women find a place

by Michelle Chabin

November 15, 2012 | 3:18 pm

Marci Rapp, creator of MarSea Modest Swimwear, was one of 200 participants at the Kishor business conference for religious women in Jerusalem. Photo by Michele Chabin

When “Rivky,” a Charedi, or ultra-Orthodox, woman with “a very large family” — she declined to say how large, fearful of tempting fate — opened a woman’s clothing shop in the basement of... read full article

  • Israel’s whiz kids

    by Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c

    July 11, 2012 | 11:52 am

    Mickey Haslavsky of Holon is only 18, but he’s already on his second startup.

    “When I began my first startup at 16, I thought I was the only one creating Web sites at this age, but I was amazed to discover a huge community between [the ages of] 10 and 18 around the world, and I...

  • Sweet spot: The sugar rush of Dylan’s Candy Bar

    by Lisa Alcalay Klug

    July 11, 2012 | 11:44 am

    Retro lollipops and salt-water taffy have always had a thing for crazy swirls of color, just like Los Angeles. Now one big business is about to serve the City of Angels a whopping rainbow of 7,500 treats from around the world. New York-based Dylan’s Candy Bar, the namesake...

  • SoCal conference spotlights Israeli businesses, innovation

    by Liam Keegan

    June 20, 2012 | 11:32 am

    Entrepreneurs, investors, executives and tech enthusiasts from around the world converged on the two-day Israel Conference at the Luxe Hotel on Sunset Boulevard for the same reasons: to learn more about Israeli businesses, to network and to discover the next big trend.

    “This is...

  • TheHive yields startup honey for Israel

    by Karin Kloosterman, Israel21c

    April 18, 2012 | 11:33 am

    The successful Israeli high-tech startup model has been well established since the late 1990s: Young engineers conceive an idea, take it to investors, and — if they are lucky — sell a new multimillion-dollar product to a large search engine or telecom company.

    But what about...

  • Israeli well on cusp of producing Natural Gas


    April 18, 2012 | 11:27 am

    An exploration well in Israel is scheduled to produce natural gas in July, just as the country’s sole reservoir is about to be drained.

    Avner Oil and Gas and Delek Drilling announced April 16 that they will begin gas deliveries from the Pinnacle 1 well in July, the Israeli...

  • TAU creates financial alert

    by Viva Sarah Press, Israel21

    April 18, 2012 | 11:17 am

    Researchers from Tel Aviv University, in collaboration with the Kiel Institute of World Economy in Germany, have developed a market “seismograph” — a new methodology that measures the interconnections between stock markets across the globe. The system has the potential to serve...

  • How to get paid what you want

    by Laura Adams

    February 16, 2012 | 12:22 pm

    Whether you’re looking for a new job or are a recent graduate, you might be so thrilled to get a job offer — any offer — that you settle for less than you should.  Here are five strategies to get paid what you really want:

    Tip 1: Don’t provide salary history. Keep your...

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