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Four New Israeli Technologies Ahead of the Cutting Edge

This week, Bloomberg News released their Bloomberg Innovation Index for 2017, which ranked 50 countries based on the strength of each country’s research and development, productivity, high-tech density, higher education, concentration of researchers, added value in manufacturing, and patent activity.Israel took the 10th spot this year, living…

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2016: JCP Made an Impact

Though we’re still smack in the middle of our 2017 Annual Community Campaign and need every donor to give, we wanted to pause and share our pride in what community giving was able to accomplish in 2016, in Memphis, in Israel, and around the world.It’s because of…

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JAFI: Connecting Jews to Israel

The latest download of news from our partners at The Jewish Agency for Israel is filled with stories about action, passion, and impact. Read on to learn more about the lives we change together through philanthropy. BRINGING ISRAEL TO JEWISH COMMUNITIESBuilding bridges in the face of adversity. After…

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A Secret Jew, the New World, a Lost Book: Mystery Solved

Originally published in the New York Times, Jan. 1, 2017It is perhaps the most significant artifact documenting the arrival of Jews in the New World: a small, tattered 16th-century manuscript written in an almost microscopic hand by Luis de Carvajal the Younger, the man whose life and pain…

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