Without Israeli hi-tech genius, there would be no Face ID recognition on the iPhone, no "Did you mean...?" function for Google typos...the new Berlin taxi-share service "BerlKönig" also relies on Israeli technology. So far, Israeli companies have been cooperating primarily with the USA. But more attention is being paid to Germany. Can this c to contribute to strengthening German-Israeli friendship?
The contest lured expected calls for boycotts by Israel-haters, but the show went on—almost without a hitch—at the Expo Tel Aviv convention center. During the vote tally, representatives from other countries praised Israel’s top-notch production.
“It was once a given that the German audience would want to read Hebrew literature – that is no longer so. Due to Israeli politics, a saturation of books on the Shoah and Israel, the interest level is now diminished.”