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After my hard drive crashed and lost 3 months of work, I devised a foolproof backup system to protect myself in the future

I've made a lot of mistakes since I left New York to travel around the world as Business Insider's   international correspondent. By far the worst was when the external hard drive with all of my photos, videos, and interviews failed. When I returned home in September, I decided to find a foolproof method for backing up all my important data so I would never lose it again. I decided on three layers of backup security. I now back up everything to two highly reliable external hard drives and then...
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Israel: Legal Update: Hi-Tech, Technology And Venture Capital - Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

New Licensing Rules by the Israeli Innovation Authority for Multinational Corporations
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Israel, US test ballistic missile interceptor

The Israeli and US defence ministries said Tuesday they had successfully tested ballistic missile interceptors deployed at Israeli airbases. The tests came a day after the latest deadly exchange of fire between Israel and Iranian forces operating in Syria. The Arrow 3 interceptor system, designed to shoot down missiles above the atmosphere, was deployed at air force bases across Israel two years ago.
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Axa Venture Partners raises $150 million early-stage fund

Axa Venture Partners, the venture capital arm of insurance company Axa, is raising an early-stage fund. Today’s new $150 million fund (€130 million) is called AVP Early Stage II. Previously, Axa Venture Partners had raised a $110 million early-stage fund back in 2015. So far, it has invested in 40 companies, such as Hackajob, K4Connect, Futurae or Zenjob and Happytal. When it comes to investment strategy, Axa Venture Partners plans to invest in early startups based in Europe, North America and I...
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Israel successfully tests advanced missile defense system

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it has successfully tested the country’s advanced missile defense system capable of defending against ballistic missile threats outside the atmosphere. The Defense Ministry says Tuesday’s successful test of the Arrow-3 interceptor is “a major milestone” in Israel’s ability to defend itself “against current and future threats in the region.” It […]
Tags: News, Israel, Jerusalem, Ap, Nation, Defense Ministry


Only empathy can break the cycle of violence in Israel-Palestine | Simon Baron-Cohen

I’ve spent my career studying empathy. It’s a vital first step in conflicts where both sides have dehumanised each otherEmpathy is all about imagining other minds, appreciating that different people have different perspectives, and responding to their thoughts and feelings with an appropriate emotion. After a career studying autism and the nature of empathy, I see empathy as one of our most valuable natural resources. It has particular promise as an approach to conflict resolution, one that has ...
Tags: Psychology, Politics, Israel, Society, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Palestinian territories, Israel Palestine, Simon Baron Cohen


Israel increasingly goes public with its strikes in Syria

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday claimed responsibility for a series of airstrikes on Iranian military targets in Syria, drifting further away from its longstanding policy of playing down or covering up its military activities in the war-torn country.
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Israel Increasingly Goes Public With Airstrikes on Iranian Targets in Syria

'Whoever tries to harm us, we will harm them,' Netanyahu said
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Historic Eastern Christianity: An Uncertain Future

The survival of historic Eastern Christianity has never been as urgent as it is today. Christianity saw its beginning in Greater Syria which was subdivided by France and Britain after WWI into modern day Syria, Lebanon, Palestian/Israel and Jordan.
Tags: News, France, Israel, Britain, Greater Syria, SYRIA LEBANON, Eastern Christianity


God is Almighty (Lesson #1 in What is God Like?)

When you think about what you want your children to learn at church, what’s the first thing that pops into your mind? We’ve all been there. With so much truth in the Bible where do we start? Why not start where the Bible starts. No, not necessarily creation, but GOD. Who is God? What is God like? What does God do? C.H Spurgeon once said, “The highest science, the loftiest speculation, the mightiest philosophy, which can ever engage the attention of a child of God, is the name, the nature, the p...
Tags: Israel, Religion, Egypt, Jesus, God, John, Lesson Plans, Matthew, Jericho, Daniel, Bethany, Gideon, Spurgeon, Malachi, Isaiah, Gideon Gideon


Israel opens new Eilat airport, angering Jordan

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is inaugurating a new international airport near the Red Sea whose location has drawn criticism from neighboring Jordan. The Ramon International Airport opened Monday just north of the southern resort city of Eilat and roughly eight miles (13 kilometers) from Jordan’s Aqaba airport. Jordan contends the Ramon Airport violates international standards […]
Tags: News, Israel, Jerusalem, Nation, Jordan, Red Sea, Aqaba, Eilat, Jordan The Ramon International Airport, Ramon Airport


Dozens of injured turtles wash up on beach

In just two weeks, more than 50 wounded or dead turtles have washed up on Israel's beaches -- and it's not clear where their injuries have come from.
Tags: News, Israel, Stories


UK business finance company MarketInvoice nabs Series B funding

UK-based MarketInvoice, a business finance company, has secured 26 million pounds in Series B funding. Barclays and Santander InnoVentures led the round. PRESS RELEASE 21st January 2019, London; Fintech business lender MarketInvoice today announced it has raised £26m in new equity funding. This Series-B funding round was led by Barclays and fintech fund Santander InnoVentures with significant participation from European venture fund Northzone, an existing investor in the company. Technology cred...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, Israel, US, Trends, Barclays, Manchester, Santander, CVC, Fintech, Northzone, Marketinvoice, Gett, Klarna, Cbc


Olympic ethics panel closes case on IOC member Gilady

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC says its ethics commission ended an investigation into Olympic official Alex Gilady after cases of alleged sexual harassment were settled in Israel. The International Olympic Committee says its ethics panel closed the file after all parties “accepted their respective explanations.” Gilady, a former NBC Sports executive and IOC member […]
Tags: News, Israel, Sports, Olympics, Ioc, International Olympic Committee, Nbc Sports, Lausanne Switzerland, Alex Gilady, Gilady


Israel, Iran exchange fire as tensions soar

Israel carried out a series of airstrikes against Iranian targets in Syria, the Israeli military said, in response to an Iranian missile fired at the Golan Heights.
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Israel Strikes Iranian Military Targets In Syria

The Israeli military is giving more information on its activities in Syria than it used to.
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The Bible and the Believer (2)

The Bible and the Believer: How to Read the Bible Critically and Religiously by Mark Zvi Brettler, Peter Enns, Daniel J. Harrington • • • One of my tasks this year will be to work on answering the two questions that Pete Enns raises regularly in his writings and podcasts: What is the Bible? What is the Bible for? First, we are taking up this theme by considering a book Pete co-authored with Mark Brettler and Daniel Harrington (a Jewish and Catholic scholar, respectively), called The Bible and ...
Tags: Israel, Religion, Judaism, Catholic, Jewish, Moses, Pete, Duke University, Orthodox, Moses Maimonides, Torah, Maimonides, Bernice, Pete Enns, Second Temple, Tikva Frymer Kensky


Israel Confirms Attacks on Iranian and Hezbollah Targets in Syria

After years of ambiguity, the Israel leadership has grown bolder about acknowledging strikes in Syria just after they occur, raising fears of prompting retaliation.
Tags: News, Israel, Syria, Hezbollah, Netanyahu, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Benjamin, Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, Defense and Military Forces, Damascus (Syria, Damascus International Airport (Syria


Israel says strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket

Israel struck what it said were Iranian targets in Syria early Monday in response to missile fire it blamed on Iran, sparking concerns of an escalation after a monitor reported 11 fighters killed. Israel announced the strikes against facilities it said belonged to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force as they were occurring, continuing its recent practice of speaking more openly about such raids. It said the strikes were in response to a medium-range, surface-to-surface missile the Quds...
Tags: News, Israel, Iran, Syria, Golan Heights, Quds Force, Revolutionary Guards Quds Force


AP Top Stories January 21 A

Here's the latest for Monday January 21st: Israel launches airstrikes in Syria; Democrats reject Trump shutdown offer; Police officer killed in Alabama; Dangerous cold grips northeast, Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic.            [Author: AP]
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Israel PM says will block 'Iranian aggression' after Syria strikes

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday Israel would not allow "Iranian aggression", after its military struck what it called Iranian targets in Syria in response to missile fire. "Yesterday evening, the air force struck a strong blow against Iranian targets in Syria after Iran fired a missile from there toward Israel," Netanyahu said at an inauguration ceremony for a new airport in southern Israel.
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Missile interception caught on snowboarder's camera in Golan Heights - video

An Israeli interception of a Syrian missile was caught on a snowboarder's camera from the snowy slopes of Mount Hermon on the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Israel's military said its Iron Dome interceptor system shot down a rocket fired at the northern part of the occupied Golan Heights on the Syria frontier on Sunday. Continue reading...
Tags: Israel, Iran, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, Golan Heights, Mount Hermon, Iron Dome, Golan Heights Israel


Israel strikes Iranian targets in Damascus after missile fired at Golan Heights

Israel carried out a series of airstrikes against Iranian targets in Syria, the Israeli military said, in response to an Iranian missile fired at the Golan Heights.
Tags: Israel, Syria, Cnn, Damascus, Golan Heights


Syria war: Israeli jets target Iranian positions around Damascus

Israel's military says it hit sites operated by elite Iranian units as well as Syrian air defences.
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Israel Strikes Iranian Targets in Syria, 11 Reported Dead

The overnight missile strikes killed 11 people, including as many as four Syrian soldiers, foreign media reported, and damaged the international airport in Damascus. State-run Syrian Arab News Agency reported waves of attacks early Monday and the interception of dozens of missiles, and Israel took the unusual step of acknowledging the assault. The operation followed a day of violence that began with a raid on Syria widely attributed to the Israeli air force, and the firing of a surface-to-surf...
Tags: News, Israel, Syria, Syrian Arab News Agency, Damascus State


Israel strikes in Syria in more open assault on Iran

Damascus did not say what damage or casualties resulted from the strikes, but a war monitor said 11 were killed and Syria's ally Russia said four Syrian soldiers died. The threat of direct confrontation between arch-enemies Israel and Iran has long simmered in Syria, where the Iranian military built a presence early in the civil war to help President Bashar al-Assad fight Sunni Muslim rebels seeking to oust him. Israel, regarding Iran as its biggest threat, has repeatedly attacked Iranian targ...
Tags: News, Russia, Israel, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Damascus, Hezbollah, Bashar Al Assad


Israel Conducts Strikes Against Iranian Targets In Syria

Israel struck Iranian military targets in Syria, killing at least 11 people. The Israeli military's admission broke precedent, as its spokespersons have avoided revealing military activities in Syria.
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Israel says its jets struck Iranian military sites in Syria

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said its jets struck a series of Iranian military targets in Syria early Monday, an announcement that was a rare departure from Israel's years-long policy of ambiguity regarding activities in neighboring war-torn Syria.
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Israel says it hit Iranian military sites in Syria; 11 dead

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli jets struck a series of Iranian military targets in Syria early on Monday, the military said in a rare departure from its years-long policy of ambiguity regarding activities in neighboring war-torn Syria. The military said the targets included munition storage facilities, an intelligence site and a military training camp. The strikes […]
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Israel to open new international airport near Red Sea

Israel was to inaugurate a new international airport Monday in its desert south meant to boost tourism to the nearby Red Sea and serve as an emergency alternative to Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion airport. The official ceremony was scheduled to begin at 11:30 am (0930 GMT) with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in attendance. Initially Ramon Airport will handle only domestic flights, operated by Israeli carriers Arkia and Israir.
Tags: News, Israel, Tel Aviv, Benjamin Netanyahu, Red Sea, Ben Gurion, Arkia, Initially Ramon Airport