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Egyptian Entrepreneur Laments Lack of Open Business With Israel

An Egyptian entrepreneur said he resents his country's hostility to Israel which prevents him from openly conducting any business with the Jewish state, Egyptian...

April 3, 2014 6:47 am

Australian Company Delays Signing Landmark Israeli Gas Field Agreement

Reuters - Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd has delayed signing a landmark agreement to take up to a $2.7 billion stake in Israel's Leviathan gas field, but said on Friday it was in talks to overcome...

Israel Aerospace Industries Order Book at $10 Billion

Israel's primary aerospace and aviation manufacturer, Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., on Thursday said its order book stood at $10 billion, a record, with $3 billion expected to be completed in 2014, and 85% of the new...

10 Groups Bid to Export Israel’s Leviathan Gas to Turkey; Deal Worth $22-$31 Billion

At least 10 bids have been received in a tender by the partners in Israel's Leviathan offshore natural gas field to export the fuel to Turkey via a pipeline they will construct, Israel's Globes business...

March 24, 2014 12:14 pm

Blackstone Eyeing Deals in Israel; May Consider Opening Local Office

The Blackstone Group LP private equity investor is studying several large deals in Israel and...

March 21, 2014 11:29 am

Israel Economy Minister Bennett Mocks Boycotts Yet Again

Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett on Friday mocked pressure within Israel to appease those who...

March 20, 2014 8:53 pm

Israeli Venture Capitalist: ‘Under the Hood,’ Many Major Tech Advances Started Life in Israel

Israeli venture capitalist Jon Medved told Charlie Rose in a recent interview that behind the progress of many...

March 20, 2014 2:14 pm

Palestinian Authority Seeks to Develop Judea and Samaria Oil Field

The Palestinian Authority announced its intention to explore for oil in a 400 square kilometer area...

March 20, 2014 2:02 pm

Israeli Elbit Systems Wins $290 Million Asian Tank Contract

Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems won a $290 million three-year contract with an unnamed Asian country...

April 3, 2014 6:47 am

Egyptian Entrepreneur Laments Lack of Open Business With Israel

An Egyptian entrepreneur said he resents his country's hostility to Israel which prevents him from openly conducting any business with the Jewish state, Egyptian daily...

March 28, 2014 9:23 am

Australian Company Delays Signing Landmark Israeli Gas Field Agreement

Reuters - Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd has delayed signing a landmark agreement to take up to a $2.7 billion stake in Israel's Leviathan gas field,...

March 27, 2014 4:02 pm

Israel Aerospace Industries Order Book at $10 Billion

Israel's primary aerospace and aviation manufacturer, Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., on Thursday said its order book stood at $10 billion, a record, with $3 billion expected...

March 24, 2014 12:55 pm

10 Groups Bid to Export Israel’s Leviathan Gas to Turkey; Deal Worth $22-$31 Billion

At least 10 bids have been received in a tender by the partners in Israel's Leviathan offshore natural gas field to export the fuel to...

March 24, 2014 12:14 pm

Blackstone Eyeing Deals in Israel; May Consider Opening Local Office

The Blackstone Group LP private equity investor is studying several large deals in Israel and may consider opening an office in the Jewish state, Financial...

March 21, 2014 11:29 am

Israel Economy Minister Bennett Mocks Boycotts Yet Again

Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett on Friday mocked pressure within Israel to appease those who threaten economic boycott of the Jewish state by pointing to...

March 20, 2014 8:53 pm

Israeli Venture Capitalist: ‘Under the Hood,’ Many Major Tech Advances Started Life in Israel

Israeli venture capitalist Jon Medved told Charlie Rose in a recent interview that behind the progress of many of the world's tech giants, such as Google and Microsoft,...

March 20, 2014 2:14 pm

Palestinian Authority Seeks to Develop Judea and Samaria Oil Field

The Palestinian Authority announced its intention to explore for oil in a 400 square kilometer area that could hold between 30 million and 186 million barrels,...

March 20, 2014 2:02 pm

Israeli Elbit Systems Wins $290 Million Asian Tank Contract

Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems won a $290 million three-year contract with an unnamed Asian country to upgrade its army's tanks, Israel's Globes business daily reported...

March 19, 2014 5:52 am

Novartis Reportedly in Talks to Acquire Israeli Stem Cell Developer for up to $600 Million

Israel stem cell treatment developer Gamida-Cell Ltd. is in talks to be acquired by Novartis, the pharmaceutical giant, for up to $600 million, according to...

March 17, 2014 7:58 pm

Israel and Ghana Explore Agricultural and Hi-Tech Partnership

JNS.org - Israeli officials and agricultural companies attended an Israeli-Ghanaian agricultural conference in Accra aimed at exploring trade and investment opportunity in the agricultural...

March 14, 2014 11:34 am

Israeli Investment in UK Welcomed by British PM, Will Create Hundreds of Jobs

Announcements for some £70 million ($116 million) of inward investment by Israel in the UK were welcomed by British Prime Minister David Cameron, who spoke at...

March 13, 2014 5:26 pm

Israeli Pharmaceutical Giant Teva Partners With UK on Dementia Research

JNS.org - Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva has announced a joint $21 million deal with the United Kingdom to fund research on dementia. The announcement of...

March 12, 2014 10:38 am

UK PM Cameron to Announce $100 Million in UK-Israel Deals

A top-level trade delegation accompanying British Prime Minister David Cameron to Jerusalem is expected to announce some $100 million (£60 million) of business deals between...

Culture

Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade...

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Netanyahu Tells AIPAC: For the Security of Both Israel and the US, We Must ...

  Israel and the United States will “stand together, shoulder to shoulder, to ensure that light triumphs over darkness and hope...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Hints at Keeping Previous Vow to Assass...

“Talk to me about [former Hamas Prime Minister Ismayil] Haniyeh at the end of my term,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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