Entrepreneurs

“From Israel we can influence all the world”

Igor Rybakov made a living as a student repairing roofs. In time his company became the largest supplier of roof equipment in Russia and boosted his wealth to $1.4 billion. Now he is investing his money in making a positive change in the world. Israel is the first stop

To infinity and beyond: By age 90 we’ll reach the moon

Eight years and a ton of work was required for the dream of the first Israeli spacecraft to come about – but it wouldn’t have happened without the involvement of Morris Kahn, who decided to take the mission as a personal project (and spend $40 million on it) • And while the craft does a selfie with planet Earth, Kahn cannot allow himself to rest, and at age 89 and a bit, he continues to do the two things that he loves most – contribute and enjoy every moment of life

“I Don’t Want To Be An Anecdote”

She took her first cyber steps at 13 and now, at 36, Keren Elazari is one of the most successful cyber-security figures in the world. The first Israeli woman to speak on TED explains how hackers can benefit the world, how the IDF helps to narrow the gender gap in tech, and what we should all be doing to see more women leading the industry

The First Lady: Dona Gracia, Richest Jewess in the World

Long before Mark Zuckerberg became the World’s Richest Jew, a Portuguese woman named Dona Gracia held the title. With a worldwide business empire, she was able to fend off persecution, aid Jews and establish an autonomous city in Israel

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