Tech & Innovation
An experienced international journalist residing in Tel Aviv, specializing in B2B and B2C content for digital and print markets across the travel, tourism and tech industries in Israel.
Author of #interns - we do more than make coffee, the ultimate internship guide: https://amzn.to/2POa0ui
Tech & Innovation
Inspiration struck Maya Gura during her work with disadvantaged women in 2011 as part of her graduate studies in criminology at Israel's Bar-Ilan University. "These strong-willed females were on a journey to turn their lives around and possessed the desire and ambition to get out there and work," Gura tells ISRAEL21c.
Israeli company ICI Vision has developed digital eyewear with the potential to give millions of legally blind people the ability to see. The company's Orama high-tech glasses are the brainchild of Haim Chayet, an Israeli optic physicist who was originally creating augmented-reality goggles for motorcyclists.
Our phones can recognize our voices, faces and movements, so why not our scents? Thanks to Israeli startup NanoScent, your smartphone could identify, recognize and analyze scent as easily as it takes a photo.
by Leoni Jesner The Internet, Technology And Women Of The Digital Age Are We More Or Less Connected? If technology was human, it would have received an accolade for world domination. From the moment we awake until the time our heads touch the pillow at night, technology has become intertwined into almost every aspect of our daily lives, and its presence is on the rise.
In recent years, Israel has secured its position as the "Startup Nation," functioning as one of the world's most developed technological epicenters. Having established a distinctive high-tech ecosystem, Israel, a country with a population of only eight million, continues to celebrate its innovative capacity with one of the largest density of startups globally.
Tel Aviv has long since solidified its position as one of the top leading startup ecosystems in the world, and its respected reputation as a dynamic high-tech cultural marvel has resulted in a wave of investors and entrepreneurs on the hunt to back the next innovative product.
Travel, Tourism & Lifestyle
Shlomo & Doron is a family-run, fourth-generation Yemenite restaurant serving some of the best hummus in town. Located a mere five-minute walk from the city's most famous market, Shuk HaCarmel, Shlomo & Doron is open for breakfast and lunch and offers vegan versions of all of its dishes.
Though the movement originated in Germany, a wave of European immigrant settlers in the 1930s, including Bauhaus graduates Arieh Sharon, Shmuel Mistechkin and Shlomo Bernstein, brought Bauhaus to Tel Aviv - a city that was then in its infancy.
The first celebratory Pride Parade took place in 1989, two decades after the Stonewall riots in Greenwich Village, New York, marking a monumental turning point in LGBTQ rights. Since then, the week-long Tel Aviv Pride celebration has been organising concerts, film screenings and street parties, and draws one of the biggest crowds in the world.
The cruise industry is experiencing success year upon year, with annual growth and operating at a capacity close to 100 percent. According to the Cruise Industry Overview 2018, 2017was recording break year with 25.8 million global cruise passengers, an increase of 4.5 percent on 2016.
The travel industry is undergoing constant change, driven by external elements forcing companies to rethink how their product best serves the needs of today's traveler. Technology, ease of travel and the reasons for travel are crucial areas challenging the traditional model, especially within the millennial demographic, who, according to the AARP report on 2018 travel trends, are more adventurous, have a greater thirst for experiential travel and spend more on travel than baby boomers.
The travel industry of today is a stark contrast to when two-week annual family vacations were flavor of the month. Shaped and influenced by why, how and where people travel, the industry continues to evolve as flexibility in the work force, an influx of budget airlines and wider promotion of new travel regions define travel for the 21 st century travel.
When honeymooning in the Philippines, Noam Toister and his wife were faced with the challenge of reaching a world heritage site located north of the country. "We took a taxi to the main bus station, only to be told there was no space on public transport that day," Toister tells ISRAEL21c.
The streets of Florentin are soon to be filled with the sweet aroma of Tel Aviv's very first knafeh bar - Kanafenji, which sets up shop this August in south Tel Aviv's trendy Florentin neighborhood.
An insider look at luxury Israel - from wineries in the center to a renovated boutique hotel palace in the north.
Discover Israel Magazine - India Edition 2018
A Tel Aviv guide produced by ITN for the Tel Aviv Hotel Association.
Annual in-house magazine for the Tel Aviv hotel.
Annual in-house magazine for the Sheraton Tel Aviv.
Currently under construction and scheduled to open in 2017, Ramon International Airport will serve as the new international entry point to Eilat on the Red Sea, southern Israel, and the Dead Sea.
From the runway to the high street, it's the latest trend sweeping the fashion industry, but what is your take on the rise of orthodox wear? The layering effect, an identifiable trait within traditional Jewish wear, has recently grabbed the attention of the high fashion world, not only in the sketches of designers but also ...
Feature for New York Fashion Week site takeover on Fashion and Beauty Monitor.
Interview with Complex Media's Market Editor Mitsu Tsuchiya for Fashion and Beauty Monitor's Fashion Week Takeover.
Interview with photographer Kat Irlin for Fashion and Beauty Monitor's Fashion Week Takeover.
Feature with Vogue International Editor Suzy Menkes for Fashion and Beauty Monitor's Fashion Week Takeover.
Internships - a relatively new phenomenon that has, without a doubt, earned a rightful place within the working world of today. It was a few years back when I first decided to dip my toe into this un-known territory, making full use of the opportunity to travel abroad for my placement.
Having completed four internships within the space of three years, both in the US and UK, Leoni Jay has developed an understanding of the work experience industry and what it takes to secure that all important placement. She interned in Los Angeles over two summers for various PR and media companies where she gained a wealth of knowledge and industry experience.
"What do you want to be when you grow up?" If you are considering an internship, this book provides strategies to help you with the process of securing your ideal role, based on my own experiences in the world of interning, which are detailed in the book.
Grad Mag is your essential guide to postgrad study and careers. If you are looking to take a postgrad course, Grad Mag should be your first port of call. It's packed with opportunities, tips and advice to improve your career prospects. Grad Mag is completely free 6 times per year.
Leoni Jay is the author of '#interns - we do more than make coffee'. It is available to purchase online via Amazon: http://amzn.to/OmMMeC Follow Leoni on Twitter: @TheInternWall
The word internship has become so engrained in our vocabulary, daily conversation, and office chit chat that it's hard to imagine a time when the term was less likely to prominently linger in the minds of students, graduates, employers and even parents.