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Posts Tagged: Israel Economy

April 20, 2017 4:33 pm
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Israeli Entrepreneurs See a Bright Future for Solar Technology

JNS.org - In October 2016, SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk unveiled Powerwall II, a high-performance rechargeable battery powered by a solar roof. This new technology looks like...

March 10, 2017 3:25 pm
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2016, ‘One of Israeli Economy’s Best Years,’ Finance Minister Says

JNS.org - Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon praised his country's economic advances on Thursday, saying, “It is safe to say that 2016 will be remembered as...

February 20, 2017 4:03 pm
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Netanyahu Meets Members of Singapore’s Jewish Community During Visit to Southeastern Asian Island Synagogue

During his visit to Singapore on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stopped by the Maghain Aboth Synagogue to meet members of the Southeast Asian city-state’s...

February 17, 2017 3:37 pm
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Israel’s Economy Posts Strongest Quarter Since 2013

JNS.org - Israel's economy had its strongest quarterly performance since 2013, the country’s Central Bureau of Statistics said Thursday. The economy grew by an annualized 6.2 percent...

February 8, 2017 12:11 pm
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At Cybertech Conference, Netanyahu Stresses Israeli Prowess, Global Threats

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered the keynote address last month at Cybertech 2017, the world's second-largest cybertechnology exhibition. At the event, Netanyahu said that it is...

February 1, 2017 8:42 am
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What It’s Like When Jerusalem Goes on Strike

It's been a hard week to be a father of young children in Jerusalem. Public day care centers across Israel's capital have been shut for three days and...

January 23, 2017 2:47 pm
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Israeli Investors Increasingly Turning to US Real Estate

Israel has become one of the largest foreign investors in US commercial real estate over the past few years, and considering the size and population of...

October 15, 2016 11:15 pm
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Israeli Economic Growth Exceeding Expectations

JNS.org - Israel's economy is performing better than previously expected, the country's Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) reported Thursday, updating its annualized growth projection for 2016. In the third...

September 19, 2016 1:06 pm
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Israel’s Economic Growth Exceeds Expectations in Second Quarter of 2016

JNS.org -- Israel's economic growth in the second quarter of 2016 exceeded expectations, with private consumption serving as the primary cause for this development, the Central Bureau of...

September 5, 2016 6:28 am
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Haredi Women Are Making Great Strides in Israel’s High-Tech Sector

JNS.org - Haredi, women, and high-tech: three words you never expected to exist harmoniously in the same sentence. And yet, in the Jewish state, these three...

August 12, 2016 10:02 am
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Israel’s Cabinet Approves Two-Year Draft Budget Aimed at Boosting Economic Growth

Israel's cabinet on Friday unanimously approved a draft budget for both 2017 and 2018 aimed at boosting economic growth but which the central bank has...

May 11, 2016 6:48 am
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Israel at 68: A Record to Be Proud Of

Israel celebrates its 68th Day of Independence this week. Let me put my cards on the table. I'm not dispassionate when it comes to Israel....

September 7, 2015 12:33 pm
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Average Monthly Israeli Salary Hits Historic High of More Than $2,500

JNS.org - The average monthly salary in Israel has reached an all-time high of more than $2,500 per month, according to a report published by the...

August 10, 2015 11:19 am
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OECD Praises Efforts to Integrate Israeli Arabs

JNS.org - The 34-nation Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) praised Israel’s economy in a recent report, noting that it “weathered the global financial crisis...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

Israel

Report: Israeli Airstrike Hits Hezbollah-Operated Iranian Arms Supply Hub i...

An Israeli strike on Thursday hit an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese Hezbollah group near Damascus airport where...

Middle East

Many Foreign Fighters Abandon ISIS, Surrender at Turkish Border

Large numbers of foreign fighters and sympathizers are abandoning Islamic State and trying to enter Turkey, with at least two British nationals and a US citizen joining an exodus that...

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