Several months back, I was privileged to be part of a small host group of Israeli bloggers invited to meet with the American Internet gurus visiting here for the Innovation Israel blogging expedition. One of those visiting was Sarah Lacy. Here's an interview she just did for Yahoo tech ticker: Not everyone is a fan of the sometimes-mischievous Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff but it's hard to fault his emphasis on philanthropy. Benioff has … [Read more...] about Philanthropy on the Front End
Yael Naim is back. Here from Israel21c, in honor of Israel's 60th... The Faces and Places of Israel in the 21st Century [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZX7WKsn5QE[/youtube] While you're at it, read all about Yael in this new story from the World Jewish Digest, A New Soul in a Strange World, by Leah Hochbaum Rosner. "On October 22 last year, a self-titled album from a little-known singer hit store shelves in France. Released on the … [Read more...] about The Apple Girl, Encore
About a month ago, I was privileged to be part of a small host group of Israeli bloggers invited to meet with the American Internet gurus visiting here for the Innovation Israel blogging expedition. Rebecca Markowitz, from illuminea (eJewish Philanthropy's web marketing consultants), wrote a great post for IsraelPlug on their visit. One of those visiting gurus in attendance was Sarah Lacy. As part of our occasional off-topic Friday "Made in … [Read more...] about Israeli Tech Sends Mixed Messages
I finally caught up with Yossi Abramowitz last night. If you remember, he was the energetic CEO of Jewish Family and Life who resigned two years ago to move to the Negev and sort-of retire. Or for those of you in a different demographic, his wife, Rabbi Susan Silverman is the sister of Sarah. We were part of a small host group of Israeli bloggers invited to meet with the visiting American Internet gurus here for a whirlwind trip to attend … [Read more...] about Where’s Waldo (aka Yossi)?
Israeli singer Yael Naim, is making a name for herself across the world. When she was a very young singer-songwriter Yael Naim decided she was an old soul. Later the Israeli realized that she'd made a mistake. This realization is the inspiration for the American breakout hit of the year, New Soul, chosen by Apple CEO Steve Jobs to market Apple's newest laptop. Sung in English, the song went on to become the Number 1 downloaded song on iTunes, … [Read more...] about The Apple Girl