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  • Israeli police arrest Palestinian with knife one day after bus stabbing

    January 22, 2015 | 9:21 am

    Israel Police arrested a Palestinian man wielding a knife in an Israeli city, one day after another Palestinian man who had crossed illegally into Israel stabbed passengers on a Tel Aviv bus.

    The 22-year-old man was arrested in the central Israeli city of Raanana Thursday. He...

  • After career in Congress, Peter Deutsch finds new life in Israel

    July 17, 2013 | 10:34 am

    When U.S. Rep. Peter Deutsch lost his campaign for the U.S. Senate in 2004, forcing him out of Congress for the first time in 12 years, he didn’t quite know what to do with himself.

    So he did something not entirely uncommon among American Jews who haven’t quite figured out their...

  • Report: Talks between Waze and Facebook break down

    May 31, 2013 | 11:08 am

    Talks between an Israeli technology firm and Facebook reportedly broke down over the Israeli company’s insistence on staying in the country.

    The navigation company Waze had been in talks to be acquired by Facebook for $1 billion. But the negotiations reportedly broke down over...

  • Apple to open third research center in Israel

    February 11, 2013 | 1:33 pm

    Apple will open its third research and development center in Israel.

    The tech giant's new center will open later this year in Raanana's industrial zone, the Israeli business daily Globes reported, but no official date has been set.

    Apple will bring aboard some 150 employees...

  • Qualcomm acquires Israeli start-up for $150 million

    August 27, 2012 | 12:25 pm

    San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc. acquired the Israeli chip manufacturer start-up DesignArt Networks for more than $150 million.

    The Israeli company, located in Raanana, is considered a leader in the design of modems and small communication cells for cellular base stations and...

  • Beit Issie Shapiro named Israel’s most efficient non-profit

    December 26, 2011 | 11:51 am

    Beit Issie Shapiro, a special needs organization in Raanana, was recognized as Israel’s Most Efficient Non-Profit Organization.

    The efficiency monitor Midot cited Beit Issie Shapiro after it was chosen by a public committee. The award was judged according to impact on society,...