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Bank of Israel Sees 2020 Budget Deficit 13% of GDP, Backs New Aid Package

Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron on Sunday threw his support behind a second stimulus package to help those hurt by the coronavirus outbreak...

July 12, 2020 11:38 am

Tel Aviv-Listed IT Company Matrix Buys Local Distributor of Gestetner Printers for $49 Million

CTech - Information technology company Matrix IT has acquired a 51% stake in Tel Aviv-based office machines company Gestetnertec for around $49.8 million, the former announced in a filing to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange...

Israelis Protest Against Government Response to Coronavirus

Thousands of Israelis demonstrated on Saturday in Tel Aviv, angered by what they say has been an inept government response to the economic hits they have taken during the coronavirus crisis. In keeping with restrictions on...

Netanyahu Pledges More Welfare Spending as COVID Forces New Shutdowns

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a new welfare package on Thursday for Israelis who have lost livelihoods due to the coronavirus crisis, saying the measures would provide an economic safety net for the coming year. A...

July 10, 2020 12:14 pm

Israel’s Netanyahu Rebuts Request From France’s Macron to Nix West Bank Annexation Plans

In a telephone call on Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

July 10, 2020 9:23 am

Danon: Obama’s Decision to ‘Abandon’ Israel Was Lowest Moment of UN Tenure

JNS.org - Israel’s outgoing Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon reflected on his last...

July 10, 2020 8:54 am

Tel Aviv University, Bayer to Test Drugs on 3D-Printed Human Heart Tissue

JNS.org - Tel Aviv University has printed human heart tissues on a 3D-printer to be...

July 9, 2020 3:38 pm

Netanyahu Pledges More Welfare Spending as COVID Forces New Shutdowns

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a new welfare package on Thursday for Israelis who have lost...

July 9, 2020 10:30 am

Israeli Company Developing 75-Minute COVID-19 Test Kit

CTech - Rehovot-based AID Genomics is developing a coronavirus (Covid-19) test kit that according to...

July 12, 2020 11:38 am

Bank of Israel Sees 2020 Budget Deficit 13% of GDP, Backs New Aid Package

Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron on Sunday threw his support behind a second stimulus package to help those hurt by the coronavirus outbreak despite...

July 12, 2020 9:25 am

Tel Aviv-Listed IT Company Matrix Buys Local Distributor of Gestetner Printers for $49 Million

CTech - Information technology company Matrix IT has acquired a 51% stake in Tel Aviv-based office machines company Gestetnertec for around $49.8 million, the former...

July 11, 2020 4:21 pm

Israelis Protest Against Government Response to Coronavirus

Thousands of Israelis demonstrated on Saturday in Tel Aviv, angered by what they say has been an inept government response to the economic hits they...

July 11, 2020 9:47 am

Netanyahu Pledges More Welfare Spending as COVID Forces New Shutdowns

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a new welfare package on Thursday for Israelis who have lost livelihoods due to the coronavirus crisis, saying the measures...

July 10, 2020 12:14 pm

Israel’s Netanyahu Rebuts Request From France’s Macron to Nix West Bank Annexation Plans

In a telephone call on Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to nix plans to annex parts of the West...

July 10, 2020 9:23 am

Danon: Obama’s Decision to ‘Abandon’ Israel Was Lowest Moment of UN Tenure

JNS.org - Israel’s outgoing Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon reflected on his last five years in office and plans for the future during...

July 10, 2020 8:54 am

Tel Aviv University, Bayer to Test Drugs on 3D-Printed Human Heart Tissue

JNS.org - Tel Aviv University has printed human heart tissues on a 3D-printer to be used to test the cardiotoxicity of experimental drugs, as part...

July 9, 2020 3:38 pm

Netanyahu Pledges More Welfare Spending as COVID Forces New Shutdowns

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a new welfare package on Thursday for Israelis who have lost livelihoods due to the coronavirus crisis, saying the measures would...

July 9, 2020 10:30 am

Israeli Company Developing 75-Minute COVID-19 Test Kit

CTech - Rehovot-based AID Genomics is developing a coronavirus (Covid-19) test kit that according to the company will provide results within 75 minutes. The target audience...

July 9, 2020 10:24 am

Israel Innovation Authority to Invest Almost $4 Million in Bio-Convergence R&D Programs

CTech - The Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) will invest nearly $4 million in a new call for proposals in the field of bio-convergence. The IIA...

July 9, 2020 9:39 am

Report: Israel Conveys Prisoner-Swap Offer to Hamas

JNS.org - Israel recently presented Hamas, the Palestinian terrorist group that controls the Gaza Strip, with a proposal for a prisoner swap and is waiting...

July 9, 2020 9:29 am

Israel’s ‘Coronavirus Cabinet’ to Weigh Lockdowns of Heavily Infected Areas

JNS.org - Israel’s coronavirus Cabinet is meeting on Thursday to discuss imposing closures on areas with high rates of infection. According to Channel 12, the areas under...

July 9, 2020 8:54 am

Protests Over Economy in Israel May Turn Violent, Opposition Leader Says

Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid said on Thursday protests over the economic slowdown could soon turn violent as restrictions to contain the coronavirus are reimposed...

July 8, 2020 9:37 am

Australia-Israel Relationship a ‘Mateship’ Based on Trade, Trust and Mutual Values

JNS.org - At the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that recently concluded, Australia was the only country to vote against all...

Features

The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t

JNS.org - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this...

Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19

JNS.org - On a recent June night, 25 people, primarily young children, sat on their couches and watched as a...

World

In a First, Trump Dons Masks in Visit to a Military Medical Facility

President Donald Trump, who has avoided wearing a mask in public even as the coronavirus pandemic spread, donned one on Saturday at a military medical facility outside Washington where he...

Opinion

Beinart Has Reached His Yavne

JNS.org - Peter Beinart has laid out his political vision once again. Once again too, he trots out his ignorance, his serpentine reasoning and his shocking immorality. It’s always crisis time for...

Middle East

On Fifth Attempt, UN Security Council Renews Syria Aid Via Turkey

The United Nations Security Council on Saturday approved aid deliveries to Syria through one border crossing from Turkey, a day after its authorization for the six-year-long humanitarian operation ended, leaving...

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