Fiscal Bodies Issue Warnings Against Aiding IranSecurities Authority, Treasury and Bank of Israel issue warnings against financial ties to bodies that aid Iran’s nuclear program.
Large Asian Investor Snaps Up $400 Million in Govt. BondsThe government on Tuesday said that it had sold $400 million worth of bonds to one of the largest sovereign funds in Asia.
OECD: How Israel Compares on Taxes, Cell PhonesThe OECD report includes comparisons of Israeli taxation, communications prices to the average.
Financial Feature: Investing in Israel -- Not Just Real EstateBesides real estate, how can foreign investors gain exposure to the incredibly resilient Israeli economy?
Givot Olam Presents: Drilling for Oil Without Violating ShabbatThe Givot Olam company has found a way to drill and pump oil, even on Shabbat, without breaking any Jewish laws.
Rivlin: Keep Israeli Businesses IsraeliKnesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin called on Israeli corporate executives not to rush to give up control of their companies to foreign elements.
Economy Expanding, Employment UpBank of Israel decides to leave interest rate unchanged for July at 3.25 percent to support further growth, while maintaining stability.
Expert: Lack of Peace is a Threat to IsraelProfessor Niall Ferguson of Harvard University believes that the lack of a peace agreement between Israel and the PA makes Israel isolated.
Survey: Secular Jews Reluctant to Study with Hareidim and ArabsSurvey conducted for the Caesarea Conference finds that most secular Israelis aged 18 to 22 are reluctant to study with Hareidim and Arabs.
Steinitz in Message to Obama? ‘Costly Stimulus Slows Recovery'Finance Minister: “Never sacrifice the future of your economy in order to save it in the present because you will kill both.”
Religious Businesswomen Told:"Yes, You Can".200 women attended the 2nd Kishor Conference for religious female entrepreneurs in Jerusalem, for inspiration and business skills advice.
Facebook Protest Slashes Prices on Cottage CheeseA consumer uprising against the high cost of cottage cheese has made waves at Israeli supermarket chains - and as a result, prices are going down.
Ness Technologies to be Acquired by Citigroup UnitIsrael's Ness Technologies is to be acquired by Citigroup's international venture capital unit in a deal valued at $307 million.
Bank of Israel Governor May Be Candidate to Head IMFBank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer is a possible candidate to head the International Money Fund, but has made no final decision.
Israel Bureau of Statistics Economic Report EncouragingIsrael's Central Bureau of Statistics continued to supply optimistic data on unemployment and housing starts
Samsung Unveils Slimmest-Lightest Laptop."Israelis Love Gadgets"Samsung unveiled the 9-Series Samsung Laptops. Arutz Sheva speaks with the distributor about the connection between Israelis and Hi-Tech gadgets.
New Hareidi-Religious List Seeks Bar Association ChangeThe Tov list will compete in the Israel Bar Association elections, reflecting the growing entry of hareidi-religious jurists into the profession.
New Factory Announced as Ice Cream Season BeginsIsrael’s "ice cream season,” escorted by dry and hot weather, has begun. Osem-Nestlé’s says it will build a new plant in a Negev development
Interest Rate Raised to 3.0 PercentGovernor of Bank of Israel surprises the market, raises interest by 0.5 percent.
Social Workers' Strike EndsUnion of Social Workers gives in, accepts agreement from last week with minor changes.
Obama is a 'Moron,' says US Retail Expert DavidowitzPresident Obama is a “moron,” charges Howard Davidowitz, the head of one of the most successful US retail investment companies.
Finance Ministry Creates Committee on Female Retirement AgeFinance Minister approves public committee to examine raising Israel's retirement age for women from 62 to 64.
Gold Prices Skyrocket to Record HighGold is sparkling at a new record high thanks to the unstable political and military situation in the Middle East.
New Zealand Quake Was '1 of 5000 Aftershocks'The deadly earthquake that struck New Zealand this week was one of thousands, according to a sculptor whose family lives in the city.
Former Mossad Chief Meir Dagan to Head Ports AuthorityIsrael's former spymaster to be the next chairman of the Israel Ports Development & Assets Authority.
Price Index Up by 0.02%Consumer Price Index defies expectations, rises by 0.02% in January after 0.04% December increase.
INN Report: How Much Do Olim Pay - or Save - in Taxes?Recent changes lead INN to ask expert to sum up the basic rules for new olim covering income earned in Israel and abroad.
EU Billionaire: Time to Invest in IsraelEuropean Jewish billionaire Alexander Mashkevitch says Israel is a sound investment due to its strong economy.
Israel and European Space Agency Sign Revolutionary AgreementA first of its kind agreement on cooperation in space exploration was signed between Israel and the European Space Agency (ESA).
Shakeup in Leadership for Ground Zero MosqueThe head of the Ground Zero mosque project has been replaced by a new Muslim cleric, one who organizers hope will be less controversial.
'Israel's Economy is Good and the World Should Know It'Tel Aviv Stock Exchange hosts international press for a special briefing on the situation of Israel's economy and an outlook towards 2011.
Israeli Suppliers of PA City Boycotting Other Israeli FirmsFifth column: Israeli firms that signed contracts with PA's Rawabi administration agreed not to use products made in Judea, Samaria and Golan.
Israeli Lawyer Fights the “99 Agorot” PricesA store item priced at "3.99" actually costs four shekels. A lawyer is fighting the posting prices for which change cannot be given.
MK Katz: Jewish Labor a Vision, Foreign Workers an Urgent NeedPractical planning: MK Ya’akov Katz (Ketzaleh), at Israel’s construction sites, on how to increase homegrown work corps.
PM's Dream: Israel Among Top 15 in Per Capita IncomeNetanyahu says goal is achievable within 15 years if GDP keeps growing, outlines five basic rules for Israel's economy.
Meged Field May Be a (Black) Gold Mine for IsraelThe Meged oil field near Rosh Ha'ayin has at least 2.2 million barrels of oil - and maybe as much as 50 million, independent assessments say.
Russian Company Seeks Stake in Israeli Gas FieldRussia's Gazprom is in talks to buy shares in the development of Israel's natural gas field.
OPEC Looks at $100-a-Barrel Oil as US Fights against RecessionLibya adds fuel to OPEC pressure to hike the price of oil to $100 a barrel, which could spark a new round of inflation and recession.
Business as Usual: Israeli Bank to Bid for Turkey's AdabankBank Hapoalim has been given the go-ahead to bid for Turkey's Adabank despite Tourism Minister call for a boycott.
Country May Go On Huge Strike TuesdayMega-Labor union Histadrut calls strike to pressure Finance Ministry in negotiations over public sector wage hike.
Oregon Looks to Israel for Clean Tech SalesThe governor of Oregon is looking for business in Israel, focusing on the West Coast state’s clean tech, security and defense industries.
Knesset Approves Budget in Midnight SessionWith 62 in favor and 34 against, the Knesset approved the state budget for 2011. Six Labor MKs were absent in protest of the kollel stipends.
Israeli Stock Analyst Ranked Number Two in USIsraeli Tal Liani has been named by Insitutional Investor as the number two stock market analyst in the US for the third straight year.
Barclays Bank Opening Branch in Israel'Globes' reports British bank will focus on corporate banking and private banking for premium customers.
US Could Sue Israel over Hike in Oil Royalty FeesAs a huge oil rig approaches Israel for drilling, an Israeli judge says the US could sue Israel if it hikes royalty fees for oil and gas finds.
Italians: We Want to do Business With IsraelBusinessmen from the Piemonte region in Northern Italy came to Israel to present their companies and learn about their Israeli counterparts
Israel Considers Underwater Gas Exports to Greece, EUIsrael is considering construction of an underwater pipeline to export natural gas to Europe and Greece. Turkey is not included in the project.
Can Shoppers Survive without Bamba?A supplier-supermarket food war has left customers without their cherished Bamba snack food, but the crisis may have been settled peacefully.
More Jobs in Israel for Americans: Intel Buys US Modem UnitIntel, which has a huge factory in Kiryat Gat, has bought out a US cable modem products line and is offering workers work in Israel.
‘Payless’ Shoes Puts Foot in Israeli DoorsFirst it was McDonalds. Then came ToysRUs, Office Depot, Fox and a host of others. Now Payless Shoes has discovered Israel.
New Israel Electric Power Plant Out of GasThe new electric power plant in Ashdod is ready to go, except for one small detail – it has not been hooked up to the nation's natural gas line.
Israel Going ‘Blue, White — and Green’Israel is adding the color green to its traditional blue and white colors as the country goes full-speed ahead with an energy efficiency program.
General Mills Cooking Up Foothold in IsraelAmerican food giant General Mills is looking for a foothold in the Holy Land, similar to other US-Israel partnerships.
Study Predicts Growth in Israeli PharmaceuticalsA recent market study predicts annual growth in Israel's pharmaceutical market, to a total of $1.84 billion in 2014.
Turkey Losing Hot Israeli Summer Tourist DollarsIsraelis have dropped Turkey as a hot tourist destination, and the former Middle Eastern ally is beginning to feel the pinch.
OECD Praises Israeli Innovation in Field of AgricultureAs Israel joins OECD, the organization publicizes a comprehensive review of agricultural policies of Israel during the last two decades
Are Zimbabwean Diamonds 'Blood-Diamonds?'Activists at Kimberley Process Inter-sessional panel in Israel: Zimbabwean diamond industry funds terror; regime illegally arrested our colleague.