Start-Up Nation

In The Corridors Of Healing

10/27/2013 - 20:00

In the “Lean Forward” advertisements on MSNBC, White House correspondent Chuck Todd speaks of the opportunity and responsibility he has because of his access to the inner world of Washington.  I feel the same about my visits to Israel as National President of Hadassah.  But the most impressive part isn’t the access to the so-called corridors of power.  The time I get to spend in the corridors of healing never fails to inspire me about the achievements of the modern state of Israel.

Israel’s Electric Car Crashes And Burns

The demise of Shai Agassi’s Better Place rattles a ‘Start-up Nation’ accustomed to success.
05/27/2013 - 20:00
Israel Correspondent

Tel Aviv — In recent years, the Better Place electric car startup and its visionary Shai Agassi have been synonymous with the daring and genius of Israeli tech entrepreneurs. The story of its founding even served as the introduction to the best-selling book “Start-Up Nation.”

Out of power: Funded by investors’ $1 billion. Joshua Mitnick

A Spiritual Start-up Nation

05/12/2013 - 20:00

Dan Senor and Saul Singer authored a popular book called Start-Up Nation, showing how Israel has become a mecca for entrepreneurship and business innovation. They show that:

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

Start-Up Street

Israeli students show off their inventions, projects and applications to a downtown crowd.
05/06/2013 - 20:00
Staff Writer

In the last decades, Israel’s high-tech entrepreneurs have established the country’s reputation as the “Start-Up Nation,” a scrappy bunch of innovators, many of them products of the army’s incubator atmosphere.

This week, the next generation of Israeli scientists visited the Big Apple.

A group of Israeli high school students demonstrated their solutions to current problems in “Street Labs,” a hands-on event Tuesday in Union Square. 

Photos By Michael Datikash
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