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MIchael Eisenberg
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No Manuel! The Government Is the Problem. Not The Exits.
I find it difficult to publicly refute Manuel Trajtenberg. He is a man of high integrity and has done wonderful things for the State of Israel. However, yesterday, he lost the narrative . He called the recent high tech exits a “disaster” for the state of Is...
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My Blog Has Moved to Medium
Dear Readers, I have moved my blog to Medium. Please follow me there . Below, are links to my most recent posts: Is Silence More Evil Than Evil Excerpt:  What we need to understand is how these “leaders” of evil gain momentum, snowballing such that their li...
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מס "החוסר באמון"
כמוני, אני משער שכולכם נגעלתם מהדרך שבה הוקמה הממשלה הנוכחית. מינוי השרים בדקה ה90 ללא התחשבות ביכולות שלהם או בהצבעת הבוחרים נעשה ב"מסחרה" מהסוג הנמוך ביותר. המשא ומתן הקואלציוני יצר ערבוביה של הבטחות קבלת-פנים והתחייבויות ונעשה באופן מבחיל. בסוף היום, אני...
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The "Lack of Trust" Tax
Like me, i assume all of you were disgusted by the way this government came together. The last minute appointment of ministers with little regard for their capabilities or electoral results was the worst kind of horse trading. The coalition negotiating madn...
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The One Question You Will Not Hear In the Israeli Government Coalition Negotiations
When I invest in a start up, one of the key missions we undertake is to help the founders build a management team. The most critical factor for the success of a start up is the founding team and the management you build around them.  The Board of Directors ...
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So true and so sad.
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A Picture Tells A Story. The Story Tells What is Missing from This Picture
Look carefully at this picture. It was taken this morning. It is a scene that has repeated itself among the Jewish people for thousands of years. On the left side of the picture is my son Yehuda, set to have his Bar Mitzva in one month. This morning he put ...
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Beautiful, Michael! Thanks for sharing this! Mazal Tov! Yoni
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בין אשמה לאחריות
לפני כחודש הרציתי בפני יזמים ירושלמים על התמורות וההזדמנויות בעולם הסטארט - אפים כשלפתע מישהו מהקהל שאל ״האם אין לכל הטנכלוגים שלך פיתרון טכנולוגי לילד הפליסטיני בן ה14 שדוקר חייל?״  עניתי לו שילד פלישתיני בן 14 שדוקר אינו בעיה ביטחונית שדורשת פיתרון צבאי א...
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Israel and American Jews Should Not Lobby Congress Against The Iran Deal. It's Time for a Different Strategy.
I am in NYC this week and there is a "Stop Iran" rally here in Times Square to urge congress to block the Iran deal. I am not going. Israel is gearing up to push congress to block the deal. I am not supportive of that approach. I think even a winning vote i...
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What'd he say? 
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25% המס של כחלון לא יוריד את מחירי הדיור. היצע ואמון יעשו זאת.
(תרגום של הפוסט באנגלית מלפני יומיים ) שר האוצר הנכנס, משה כחלון כבר הציג את הרעיון הראשון שלו להורדת מחירי הדיור: מס רכישה של 25% בקניית בתים לצורכי השקעה. הוא מתכנן ליישם אותו באופן מיידי. נתעלם לרגע מהקושי לקבוע מה נחשבת השקעה ומה נחשב בית, ונתעלם מהעובד...
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Kahlon's 25% Tax Will Not Lower Housing Prices. Supply and Trust Will.
Future Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon, has already shown his first idea for reducing housing prices: a 25% purchase tax on buying homes for investment purposes. He plans to implement it immediately. Leaving aside the difficulty in determining what is an inve...
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Rav Aharon Lichtenstein (מורי ורבי), Yehi Zichro Baruch
At the evening in honor of Rav Lichtenstein Receiving the Israel Prize As Rav Amnon Bazak already wrote , much will be written in the coming days, month and years about Rav Aharon Lichtenstein's encyclopaedic Torah knowledge and grasp of general culture, kn...
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Shabbat in the 21st Century
A couple weeks ago, I met a guy in his 30s who told me that he thinks that we need to relax the prohibition on using smartphones on Shabbat. After all, he said, it is not really prohibited under any halacha (Jewish law). A few days later, my partner Eden to...
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Shabbat has never changed from century to century - sadly, circumstances have led people to be misled into misunderstanding what it is all about...but anyone who really wants to know better and do better can still learn - the same original information is still available to those who ask the right people - things are made simpler by technology to-day, and while keeping the laws the same, problems of working parents can be easily resolved
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Married to Yaffa, 8 kids, Blog: Sixkidsandafulltimejob.blogspot.com, Live in Jerusalem, Partner at Benchmark Capital
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Just try to be a nice guy. That's it.
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