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Posts Tagged: Israel Economy

January 23, 2017 2:47 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

May 3, 2015 11:59 am

Israel’s Economy Defies Logic

Irrespective of a cynical and gullible "elite" media, independent of diplomatic pressure, political correctness and conventional wisdom, in defiance of the global economic slowdown, in...

February 6, 2015 3:31 pm

Economics Will Decide the Israeli Elections in Netanyahu’s Favor

Forget Hezbollah, Hamas, Abbas, and Iran: the primary driver in Israel's upcoming elections is the high cost of living. Recent polls have consistently shown that domestic...

December 16, 2014 10:28 am

Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Receive ‘Innovation Teams’ Grants From Bloomberg Foundation

JNS.org - Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation chose Jerusalem and Tel Aviv-Yafo as the only two non-American cities among a group...

November 28, 2014 10:52 am

Israel’s Defiant Economy

The assumption that Israel's economic growth depends on peace accords, and that Israel's economy cannot withstand BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) pressure, are inconsistent with...

October 27, 2014 10:48 pm

Thoughts From a Recent Trip to Israel

I just returned from a whirlwind trip to Israel, and here are some observations from the October, post-Chagim trip: Electric bicycles are all the rage in Tel...

August 29, 2014 10:33 am

Is Time Working for or Against Israel?

For the first time, Israel's country default spread (2.48 percent) -- which reflects "Žthe risk premium on government bonds -- is similar to that of...


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...

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well,...

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week...


What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...


ISIS Suicide Bombers Behind Brussels Airport Attack Targeted US, Jewish Tra...

The Islamic State suicide bombers who attacked Brussels airport last year targeted passengers traveling to the United States and also...

Middle East

Palestinian, Jordanian Leaders Meet to Discuss Thwarting Potential Relocati...

JNS.org -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah of Jordan met Sunday in Amman, the Jordanian capital, to discuss the...