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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
 
Groundbreaking Israeli microbe research scoops up €4 million in grants
By Sue Surkes
Ben Gurion U prof Itzik Mizrahi plans to engineer microbial communities to reduce climate-warming methane and develop more sustainable methods of creating energy, treating waste
 
AppsFlyer marketing analytics company raises $210m
By Luke Tress
Startup founded in Israel closes series D funding round with New York equity firm General Atlantic
 
Israel slips to sixth place in annual Bloomberg Innovation Index
By Luke Tress
Startup Nation places first in R&D intensity, lags in productivity, manufacturing; Germany takes top spot from 6-year champion South Korea
 
Trump lauds US economy in Davos, dodges climate woes
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE
At annual World Economic Forum, US president boasts of ‘great American comeback’ but draws fire for saying little on environment, a focus of this year’s gathering
 
Mobileye scraps planned Jerusalem tower for low-rise HQ — report
By TOI staff
Municipality allows automotive chipmaker to alter design for 30-story building, campus to instead have only nine levels; reason for change not clear, Calcalist website says
 
Ronald S. Lauder
#WeRemember
NEW YORK (JTA) — It is a fact well-documented and well worth repeating: Within 25 years, it is likely that no survivors of the Holocaust will be alive. As a Jew, I am frightened by how the world looks in 2020. The rise of anti-Semitism we are experiencing today, both in the United States and elsewhere, feels eerily like 1933 Europe. The Interior Ministry in Germany reported last year that anti-Semitic incidents in that country rose almost 20 percent between 2017 and 2018, reaching 1,799 politically motivated crimes with a presumed anti-Semitic motive...
 
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