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  • Tel Aviv now the global leader in app startups

    By Kylie Jane Wakefield

    3 weeks ago

    Silicon Valley may be known as the hotspot for tech, but halfway across the globe, Tel Aviv is making its mark. According to Forbes, Tel Aviv has more startups per capita than anywhere else in the world. 

    App startups make up a large portion of this growing tech community. One in...

  • This week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    August 12, 2013 | 12:41 pm

    Contemporary Jewish art in Jerusalem

    The first ever Jerusalem Biennial for Contemporary Jewish Art will open on September 16th, just before Sukkot. This special event, meant to last many years, will provide a stage for the creative forces that are active today and relate, in one...

  • This week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    July 1, 2013 | 12:28 pm

    TLV-Eye?

    International company Freij Entertainment‬, which built the London Eye and the world's largest mobile rides in Hong Kong, New York, Paris and other cities, will build a gigantic Ferris Wheel at Tel-Aviv port, sometimes during 2014. The wheel will be 80 meters (263 feet)...

  • Now There’s An App For That!

    By Honey Lazar

    June 21, 2013 | 9:01 am

    Before there were apps, there was Aunt Ruth

    If you wanted to know the conversion of 1 cup to its metric system equivalent, you could call Aunt Ruth, and she would go to her desk drawer, retrieve her Conversion Chart, and tell you, “It’s 230 milliliters.”

    If you wanted to know...

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  • Another new App guide—to Oshpitzin: pre-WW2 Oswiecim

    By Ruth Ellen Gruber

    July 14, 2012 | 2:54 am

    The latest Jewish travel app for smartphones and tablets takes you to a place that no longer exists except in memory: Oshpitzin.

    Oshpitzin was the Jewish name for Oswiecim, the small town in southern Poland where the Nazis built Auschwitz which had a majority Jewish population...

  • Siri-like Android app gives racist responses

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    February 17, 2012 | 4:32 pm

    ChaCha’s Iris app for Android has run into some serious problems. Beyond the fact that some people are offended by it’s apparent anti-abortion stance, the app gives some pretty racist responses. Like this one:

    “Why are Jews so greedy?” The Verge asked of ChaCha.

    “It is said that the Jews love money. This stereotype has it’s [sic] roots somewhere in the Holocaust. It is not true with all Jews.”

    More from the Huffington Post here. ChaCha has reacted to public criticism by tweaking its app.

  • The Jewish Journal announces iPhone/Android apps

    By JewishJournal

    January 26, 2012 | 12:31 pm

    The world of Jewish news is now available for both the iPhone and Android.

    These new smartphone apps build on the JewishJournal mobile platform launched late last year with the world’s first Jewish news app built specially for Apple’s iPad. Today, JewishJournal is the number one...

  • Travel Happy Hour TODAY!

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    November 29, 2011 | 9:04 am

    Travel with Technology! What is your favorite travel app?

    Meet fellow travelers and the creators of both Ship Mate and StudioMini!  Come to share your favorite app and learn what others are using on the road!

    WIN TICKETS to LACMA and Skirball Museums!

    First TWENTY people will...

  • Religious schools add family programs, new apps

    By Rachel Heller

    August 17, 2011 | 12:04 pm

    Hebrew schools across Los Angeles are starting to look less and less like, well, Hebrew school.

    A growing number of programs now invite parents to learn alongside their children. Computer software is becoming just as crucial in class as teacher instruction. And often, lessons...

  • Google removes Nazi-themed Android apps

    August 16, 2010 | 10:43 am

    Google removed Nazi-related applications from its Android downloads following protests from Jewish users.

    Google removed the apps from search results last Friday, according to PC Magazine. Google said in a statement that the apps were “upsetting” and violated the terms of service.

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