Category Archives: Israel

Vacations: Trading Time for Energy

You can see below my calendar for the month of September 2021. Marked with circles, are the Jewish Holidays we had in this month: Rosh HaShana (the Jewish New Year), Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat Torah. The red circles are … Continue reading

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Self Management: The Balance Between Body, Mind and Soul

In my recent studies at ThePowerMBA, one of my favorite modules has been the one about Self Management, which focuses on the management of our limited personal resources. In general, when people discuss this subject, they focus on Time Management, … Continue reading

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Planning Your Aliyah

This week I was invited by the Jewish Agency to give an interview about Aliyah (immigration to Israel according to the Law of Return). In particular I spoke about Kiriat Yam, the city where I live. Many Brazilian Olim (new … Continue reading

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Applications of Machine Learning

Last month I had the pleasure to be invited by the Brazil-Israel (BRIL) Chamber of Commerce to participate in a webinar about Artificial Intelligence (in Portuguese). In the slides and video below, I present several applications of Machine Learning and … Continue reading

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Panel: Israeli Innovation at HackingRio

I had the pleasure to be invited to speak at the HackingRio virtual conference in Rio de Janeiro. I participated in a panel about Israeli innovation together with my friends Ricardo Hechtman, Beny Rubinstein, Marcelo Treistman and Ricardo Lomaski. Here … Continue reading

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Gvahim Webinar: Managing Your Reputation

I was recently invited by Gvahim to present a webinar to a group of Olim (new immigrants) in Israel. In this talk I shared useful guidelines about how to manage and develop your personal reputation. I focused on providing practical … Continue reading

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The Story of a Young Oleh – Taglit 2019

In  the beginning of the year I gave a presentation about my experience as a New Oleh (immigrant) in Israel. The audience was a group of young Brazilian professionals visiting Israel as part of the Taglit project. They were very … Continue reading

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The Myth of Innovation and the First-Mover Advantage

Lots of people today dream about having their own startup company. These aspiring entrepreneurs are constantly looking for ideas, and in general they believe that a good startup idea must be very innovative, and better yet if they can be … Continue reading

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Helping new immigrants to find a job in Israel

This month I had the pleasure to give a talk to a group of young new immigrants. Immigration to Israel is called Aliyah, and the new immigrants are called Olim. I am a volunteer at the Gvahim organization which has the goal … Continue reading

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Events for Software Developers in Israel

Something very nice is happening in the Software Development Community in Israel: People are organizing meetings to share their knowledge, but not only with their colleagues in the workplace – these are meetings open to the public, including engineers from … Continue reading

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