Israel News Roundup – March 2017

April 14, 2017 - 3 minutes read

Welcome to Pillar & Cloud’s Israel News Roundup for this month. Below are some interesting articles we came across and wanted to share with our P&C community.

1. Good Schools Aren’t the Secret to Israel’s High-Tech Boom

How did a country so small become a technology hub? By inculcating an ethos of entrepreneurship.

By NAFTALI BENNETT • March 20, 2017, 7:04 p.m. ET

I am often asked how a country the size of New Jersey, with fewer residents than New York City, became a global high-tech force. In a dynamic world, where innovation and adaptation are crucial, everyone wants to know Israel’s secret educational ingredient.

2. MINISTER: Israel expects Trump to keep vow to move embassy to Jerusalem

Every US president in recent memory has committed during electoral campaigns to moving the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem only to relent on the promise when taking office.

“The government expects [US] President [Donald] Trump will meet his obligations to his voters and move the embassy to Jerusalem,” Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked told the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations in Jerusalem on Monday.

3. US Ambassador to the UN Slams Anti-Israel Bias

Wednesday, 22 February 2017
After years of encountering disproportionate anti-Israel criticism and bias at the United Nations [UN], the United States “will not turn a blind eye to this anymore,” new United States Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said on Thursday.
Photo Credit: Nikki Haley/youtube

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