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It’s the Little Things

Yoav Kaufman 02/10/2009

Today is election day in Israel. You may not have know that. It’s not making major news around the world. Kudos to Google, a company that never misses an opportunity to promote its products.…

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Going to the Dogs!!!

Yoav Kaufman 02/04/2009

The 2008 Slate 60 which lists the 60 largest American charitable contributionsof the year is out. There are a number of Jewish donors on the list including Sheldon Adelson, Michael Bloomberg, to name a…

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The Truth…Still Out There

Yoav Kaufman 02/03/2009

We continue to be amazed at what is really happening on the ground over here (see Yediot Acharonot below) and what gets reported outside of Israel. The NYT at least gets the basics of…

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Google Online Ads Take Off in Israel!

Yoav Kaufman 01/26/2009

Google Israel had a sales turnover of $100 million in 2008, half from ads targeting the domestic market. Israeli advertisers spent $50 million on search-based advertising targeting the domestic market in Google Israel in…

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Nefesh B’Nefesh Receives Substantial Donation

Yoav Kaufman 01/26/2009

From:The eJewish Philanthropy blog by Dan Brown “Nefesh B’Nefesh has announced the receipt of a major gift to support the organization’s work in bringing Jews from the West to live in Israel. The donor…

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Working Under Pressure

Yoav Kaufman 01/23/2009

Working under pressure, whether it’s a quick deadline, a cash crunch or a problematic vendor is always a challenge. For three weeks, starting in late December and ending earlier this week, Beersheva was under daily…

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Jewish Organizations We Love

Yoav Kaufman 01/21/2009

A tip of our collective hat to JINSA: the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs for their timely analysis of both the inauguration and the situation in the Middle East. Always one step ahead, JINSA is one…

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Better economic times ahead for Israel?

Yoav Kaufman 01/18/2009

By: Hillel Fendel of A7News “The Houston-based Noble Energy company, drilling for Israel’s Delek fuel company, announced that it has discovered a huge deposit of natural gas under the Mediterranean Sea near Haifa. Infrastructures…

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Changes at Young Judaea

Yoav Kaufman 01/15/2009

I just got this email from Rabbi Ramie Arian, National Director of Young Judaea, regarding YJ’s restructuring plans…. “You may have seen reports in the press regarding changes underway in Young Judaea. You may…

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