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May 24, 2017, 2:23 PM
The top ten most bad-ass Jewish moments in film history
One of the most wonderful aspects of movies is the escape they provide from the mundane world in which most people spend their lives. One particular version of escape, represented by films such as Goodfellas or Pulp Fiction, feature...
Mar 26, 2017, 4:42 PM
Three Hot Startups in Beersheba – Israel’s Blossoming Desert Tech Hub
For many outside of Israel, the perception of the Startup Nation being limited to the center of the country and the Tel Aviv metro still persists; but any visit to Beersheba puts the lie to this idea with the first glimpse of all the construction cranes dotting the landscape
Dec 6, 2016, 10:51 AM
Making Hasbara Go Viral: Meet the Newest Advocate for Israel
So I have a secret hobby. I like to go on YouTube and search for Israel and Tel Aviv travel videos. Why? Well, as someone who moved here from the US, I have a unique fascination with people’s impressions...
Nov 9, 2016, 12:29 AM
The French Connection – How Israel Can Benefit from the Thriving French Tech Scene
Through my work in tech PR, I have the privilege to interact with startups from Israel and all over the world. One country in particular that has stood out, is France. Just recently we worked with Holi to launch...
Oct 13, 2016, 4:54 PM
Till a Hundred and Twenty! How Israel is Exporting Longer, Healthier Lives
I’m a self-identified Apple Fanboy. So like any good fanboy, I had to be an early adopter for one of its most recent new gadgets -- the Apple Watch. The smartwatch was billed as many things, including a new...
Sep 22, 2016, 9:45 PM
DLD and CUBE are Last Innovation Opportunities for Israeli Startups Before High-Holiday Lull
For anyone working in Israel’s hi-tech sector, one of the last big events on the calendar before the holidays is DLD Tel Aviv, bringing together figures from a broad cross section of industries and spaces
Jul 28, 2016, 6:05 PM
Israel’s Unadvertised Success in Adtech
Israel is a true epicenter for advertising technology with companies spanning across all areas of the industry such as Outbrain to “anti-adtech” companies like Shine
Jun 2, 2016, 6:47 PM
How Israel’s Startup Scene is Contributing to the Fight Against BDS
The battle against the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel takes many forms. In this fight, every tactic is valuable, including individual and grassroots level activism, as well as larger government led initiatives. Recently, a number of...
May 18, 2016, 7:47 PM
An Innovative New Zionism For The StartUp Nation
Today, the Zionism of the past isn’t enough. Israel needs a new, modern take on Zionism that is just as innovative and new as the beating heart of its thriving startup ecosystem.
May 10, 2016, 3:14 PM
When the Global Conversation Heats Up, It’s Time for Israel to Come Together
Recent discussions about Israel in international politics demonstrate the need for Jews and Israel supporters everywhere to pay close attention to the things that are being said about Israel in the halls of power around the world.
Jonah Balfour is an avid fan of technology, Apple, and Israel. He has worked with some of the hottest Israeli startups and is an evangelist for the Israeli tech industry as a whole.