Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political survival, his Defense Minister Naftali Bennett is new and inexperienced, and that leaves Kochavi as the adult in the room.
Tel Aviv’s longtime mayor isn’t afraid to skirt the national government in order to carry out far-reaching changes that change the fabric of life, such as introducing transportation on Shabbat. Where Tel Aviv goes, Israel follows.
Netanyahu is Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, but it’s questionable whether he’ll be leaving any real legacy. Meanwhile, Gantz is Israel’s best shot at unseating him.
Israel’s chief justice isn’t afraid to maintain the court’s independence, even when it means making politically explosive decisions. She’ll most likely be put the the test in a question of whether Benjamin Netanyahu can keep the prime minister’s seat while standing trial.
America’s frothiest startups, like the android pizza maker Zume, are in trouble and that could reverberate on Israel’s more sober tech
Israel’s tourism industry, which has plans to accommodate wars but not pandemics, is worrying that the virus could spell catastrophe
Their share of new hires in 2017-18 was triple their share of existing jobs in the industry
The moment of truth is getting closer, when tax revenue from Israel’s natural gas is finally revealed
Jason Greenblatt, the architect of the president’s Middle East plan, will work as OurCrowd’s business developer for the region
The field is now subject to the Wassenaar Arrangement, which regulates technology that can be used for both civilian and security-related purposes
World-famous for their hacking skills, many former members of the IDF’s elite 8200 unit see the convergence of biology and data as Israel’s next hot industry, and want in