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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Entrepreneurs Andrew Glantz (left), 23, and Aidan Folbe, 20, created the app GiftAMeal, which has provided more than 100,000 meals to people in need.

App-titude for doing good: Entrepreneurs let restaurant patrons feed the needy at the same time

BY CAROL WOLF SOLOMON, Special to the Jewish Light January 31, 2018

In 2016, 41.2 million people lived in food-insecure households in the United States, meaning they were uncertain of having, or unable to acquire enough food to meet the needs of all their members because they had insufficient money or other resources...

Ori Ben Herzel (left), David Neuman and Guy Weitzman have moved to St. Louis in recent years with Israeli start-ups that opened offices here. They met Nov. 17 at the Clayton offices of BioSTL, a nonprofit organization that focuses on Israeli start-ups and helped bring their companies here. Photo: Eric Berger

Israeli startups set down roots in St. Louis

BY ERIC BERGER, STAFF WRITER November 29, 2017

Guy Weitzman, CEO of Atomation, a startup that uses “smart technology” to connect physical items to the internet, became interested in opening an office in St. Louis more than a year ago. The Israeli native said he saw the good infrastructure that...

Israeli startup opens office in St. Louis

BY ERIC BERGER, STAFF WRITER February 1, 2017

A fifth Israeli company connected to a local nonprofit plans to open an office in St. Louis.Atomation, a Tel Aviv-based startup, has developed a platform to connect physical items, like an automobile or medical device, with software. The goal is the “seamless...

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