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Israeli trademark lawyer blazes trail on internet policy

Israeli-American advocate and internet trademark specialist, Ellen Shankman. Ellen Shankman starts with a question. “Will new rules for the internet, protect the consumer, or make it more difficult for the consumer?” asks the Israeli-US advocate, a specialist in branding strategy …

Bringing Israel’s boutique wines to America

Richard Shaffer has a life that most can only envy. He hosts events throughout the United States that involve the pouring and drinking of quality wine. In this case, boutique Israeli wines that Shaffer is introducing to America via his …

The Israeli design on America’s high-tech industry

Gadi Amit, founder of NewDealDesign: “Consumer electronics requires high quality design more than ever.” A little industrial design can make a product go a long way. Take the design of Apple computers, iPhones and accessories. Discriminating consumers often purchase these …

Israel’s Rima Olvera has a fresh approach to cooking

Chef Rima Olvera’s cooking philosophy is all about simplicity and quality for any kind of regional cuisine: “It’s like Zen – you have to be super-respectful of your ingredients.” Chef Rima V. Olvera takes pleasure in food and believes you …

From the old Middle East to the modern world

From the old Middle East to the modern world

Israeli composer Avner Dorman, a rising star on the international modern classical music scene, is about to premiere his work Spices, Perfumes, Toxins! in the US with percussion duo PercaDu. (Photo credit: RR Jones) Modern classical music may be a …

Hiking Israel for a better world

Hiking Israel for a better world

David Sussman (left) and Bradley Cohen: Aiming to raise funds to help underprivileged children by hiking from one tip of Israel, to the other.It’s a familiar plot in most every coming-of-age story about a young man: he leaves home in …

Meet Israel’s father of data compression

Jacob Ziv was one of those boys who endlessly tinkers with circuits and gadgets. Instead of outgrowing that childhood curiosity, he channeled it into a career that changed the course of world communication and earned him a passel of major …