Silicon Wadi


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Silicon Wadi

The areas in Israel known for their high-tech companies. The highest concentrations are in Tel Aviv, Haifa and Jerusalem, although there are technology firms throughout most of Israel. Silicon Wadi means "Silicon Valley" in Hebrew. See Silicon Valley and high-tech regions.
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Criticism coming at them from all sides won't stop the Palestinian women determined to suceed in Silicon Wadi.
The Madrid Peace Conference and the ensuing Oslo peace process were supposed to lay the foundations for a New Middle East, in which Israelis and Palestinians would make peace and the region would be integrated into the expanding and prosperous global economy, with young and hip Israelis and Palestinians making money, surfing the Internet, watching MTV, and launching high-tech startups in Israel's Silicon Wadi.
Silicon Valais (Switzerland, with the added benefit of sounding like Silicon Valley), the Silicorn Valley (Fairfield, Iowa), and the Silicon Wadi (Israel; "wadi" is Arabic for "valley").

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