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Israeli Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.6% in April, Among Lowest in OECD

Israel's unemployment rate fell in April to 5.6%, from 5.7% in March and 5.9% at the beginning of 2014, and is now one of...

May 26, 2014 1:18 pm

Israeli Hedge Funds Outperform Foreign Funds, Industry Experiencing ‘Significant Growth’ – Survey

Israel-based hedge funds grew assets by 33 percent between 2011 and 2013 and outperformed foreign funds and the local equity market, according to a survey released recently by Israel fund administrator Tzur Management. In a statement,...

Israeli Dairy Firm Tnuva Selling 56 Percent to Chinese Company

JNS.org - The Chinese government-owned Bright Food Group will buy 56 percent of the Israeli dairy firm Tnuva, the Jewish state's largest food company. According to the deal, Bright Food will make the purchase via...

Israel Ministerial Committee Approves Plan to Double Chinese Exports to $5 Billion

The Israeli Ministerial Committee on China Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Tuesday night approved a plan to double bilateral trade with China in five years, setting an export goal of $5 billion...

May 20, 2014 5:25 pm

Alcatel-Lucent to Open New Bell Labs Research Center in Israel

Israel was chosen by French network-equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent as the site for a new Bell Labs research...

May 20, 2014 10:39 am

Israeli Tennis Analytics Company Attracts Investors Bill Ackman, Billie Jean King and Novak Djokovic

PlaySight Interactive Ltd., an Israeli sports analytics company, said it raised $3.5 million from Novak Djokovic,...

May 20, 2014 10:18 am

Israeli and Chinese Universities Partner to Open $300 Million Tech Research Center

JNS.org - Tel Aviv University (TAU) has announced that it is partnering with Beijing's Tsinghua...

May 19, 2014 3:36 pm

Netanyahu: Designated Indian PM Wants to Deepen Ties With Israel

JNS.org - India's newly designated prime minister, Narendra Modi, has said he wants to...

May 15, 2014 4:51 pm

Chinese Food Giant Bright Dairy Says Israel’s Tnuva Makes Better Cheese Than European Rivals

Bright Dairy & Food Co. Deputy General Manager Ke Li told Israeli journalists visiting its...

May 26, 2014 1:18 pm

Israeli Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.6% in April, Among Lowest in OECD

Israel's unemployment rate fell in April to 5.6%, from 5.7% in March and 5.9% at the beginning of 2014, and is now one of the...

May 26, 2014 12:17 pm

Israeli Hedge Funds Outperform Foreign Funds, Industry Experiencing ‘Significant Growth’ – Survey

Israel-based hedge funds grew assets by 33 percent between 2011 and 2013 and outperformed foreign funds and the local equity market, according to a survey...

May 22, 2014 1:56 pm

Israeli Dairy Firm Tnuva Selling 56 Percent to Chinese Company

JNS.org - The Chinese government-owned Bright Food Group will buy 56 percent of the Israeli dairy firm Tnuva, the Jewish state's largest food company. According...

May 21, 2014 12:16 pm

Israel Ministerial Committee Approves Plan to Double Chinese Exports to $5 Billion

The Israeli Ministerial Committee on China Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Tuesday night approved a plan to double bilateral trade with China...

May 20, 2014 5:25 pm

Alcatel-Lucent to Open New Bell Labs Research Center in Israel

Israel was chosen by French network-equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent as the site for a new Bell Labs research center, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday. Bell Labs is known as the Nobel-prize-winning...

May 20, 2014 10:39 am

Israeli Tennis Analytics Company Attracts Investors Bill Ackman, Billie Jean King and Novak Djokovic

PlaySight Interactive Ltd., an Israeli sports analytics company, said it raised $3.5 million from Novak Djokovic, the world's second-ranked tennis player, Billie Jean King, women's tennis legend, and...

May 20, 2014 10:18 am

Israeli and Chinese Universities Partner to Open $300 Million Tech Research Center

JNS.org - Tel Aviv University (TAU) has announced that it is partnering with Beijing's Tsinghua University. The universities will invest $300 million to establish the...

May 19, 2014 3:36 pm

Netanyahu: Designated Indian PM Wants to Deepen Ties With Israel

JNS.org - India's newly designated prime minister, Narendra Modi, has said he wants to "deepen and develop" ties with Israel, according to Israeli Prime...

May 15, 2014 4:51 pm

Chinese Food Giant Bright Dairy Says Israel’s Tnuva Makes Better Cheese Than European Rivals

Bright Dairy & Food Co. Deputy General Manager Ke Li told Israeli journalists visiting its plant in Shanghai that Israel's Tnuva Food Industries, which it's in...

May 15, 2014 9:19 am

U.S. Sidelines Israel in $13 Billion Polish Missile Defense Deal

Reuters - Israel is poised to lose out on a deal valued at up to $13 billion to build a missile defense shield for Poland,...

May 15, 2014 9:18 am

Jill Abramson Fired From New York Times Following ‘Management’ Issues, Publisher Says

Politico - New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson was abruptly fired from the paper Wednesday, sources familiar with the news informed POLITICO. Managing editor Dean...

May 14, 2014 6:04 pm

U.S. FDA Approves Israeli Company’s Lung Cancer Scanning System; Shares Surge 18% on TASE

Shares of Israeli biotech firm BioView surged 18.7% to NIS 3.45 on Wednesday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its Duet scanning system for...

May 14, 2014 11:55 am

Israel Private Equity Deal Volume Up 141% in First Quarter to $349 Million

Private equity funds invested $349 million in 12 Israeli deals in the first quarter of 2014, up 141% from the $145 million invested in 14...

May 13, 2014 4:36 pm

Israel Bourse Aims for 100 New Listings in 5 Years; to Double Trading Volumes

Yossi Beinart, the new CEO of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, on Tuesday said his goal is to help bring 100 new listings to the...

Features

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is...

World

Well-Known British White Supremacist Reveals His Homosexuality, Jewish Heri...

A well-known British white supremacist revealed in an interview aired by Channel 4 on Tuesday that he was gay and...

Israel

New Report Shows Hezbollah Used Prominent Bank in War-Ravaged DR Congo to F...

Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed Shia terrorist group in Lebanon, has been using a bank with close ties to the president of...

Middle East

US ‘Helping Iran Conquer Kirkuk,’ Kurdish Military Official Tel...

A representative of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces told an Israeli media outlet on Tuesday that "all our friends have abandoned us" and blamed the...

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