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Posts Tagged: Israel Economy

March 13, 2018 10:49 am
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Israel Passes Law to Limit Cash Deals to Fight Economic Crimes

Israel's parliament passed a law that limits the amount of cash in the economy in an effort to fight against dirty money, economic crime and...

January 26, 2018 11:12 am
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Israeli Economy Continues to Flourish

A recent preliminary report from Israel’s Economy and Industry Ministry, along with the Israel Export Institute, says that the country’s annual exports of goods and...

January 4, 2018 10:57 am
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Israel’s Annual Exports Expected to Pass $100 Billion for First Time

JNS.org - Israel’s annual exports of goods and services are expected to exceed $100 billion for the first time when the final figures for 2017 come...

December 25, 2017 9:21 am
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Bank of Israel Mulling Creation of Digital Shekel to Curb Tax Evasion

JNS.org - Israel’s central bank is considering the creation of a digital shekel aimed at weaning the the Jewish state’s economy off cash and curbing tax evasion. “For...

November 20, 2017 3:27 pm
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Cathay Pacific Airways to Open Israel Office, Upgrade Tel Aviv-Hong Kong Route

JNS.org – Cathay Pacific, the flagship airline of Hong Kong, is set to launch an office in Israel as well as daily Tel Aviv-Hong Kong flights...

July 11, 2017 2:54 pm
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The ‘Olympics’ of Jewish Innovation

JNS.org - As the so-called “Jewish Olympics” (the Maccabiah Games) kicked off last week in Israel, another Olympic-style Jewish event sought to ignite global Jewish leadership. From July 2-6, the...

June 9, 2017 12:58 pm
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May 2017 Sets Monthly Record for Tourists Arriving in Israel

JNS.org - May 2017 set a monthly record for the number of tourists arriving in Israel. Since the start of 2017, tourism has infused $2.18 billion into...

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...

Culture

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

In Power for 15 Years, Iraq’s Shi’ites Split Ahead of Crucial V...

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein's oppression for decades, Iraq's Shi'ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their...

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