What Impact Did Social Protests Have on Israeli Business?Are Israeli corporations "socially responsible?" A Bar-Ilan conference explores the consequences of the social justice protests
Book Details History of Jews and Capitalism"Jews were often excluded in the past by law from economic life making them look for new economic opportunities," says author of book.
‘Why Does Israel Want Me to Divorce?’Businesswoman asks why couples in business together are punished for being married.
Israel, PA Ink Business Arbitration DealIsrael and the PA signed a deal instituting a business arbitration center to work out disagreements between Israeli and PA firms
Chinese Businessmen: We Have Much in Common with Israel13 leading businessmen from China are discovering Israel "in a different way." Arutz Sheva met the group.
Gaza Terrorism Costs Israeli Businesses $55 MillionExperts said that Gaza area factories and businesses are out NIS 200 million after Operation Pillar of Defense
Antitrust Authority Takes on Bakery CartelThe government’s antitrust watchdog has indicted several bakeries for colluding on prices.
Talking about retirement at home, and marketing your productsIsraeli financial expert Douglas Goldstein helps you prepare for retirement. Plus, a word or two about effective marketing.
Israel Capable of Producing 250 Billion Barrels of Oil"Our company has mapped over 250 billion barrels of recoverable oil in Israel," says Dr. Harold Vinegar of Israel Energy Initiative Ltd.
Ikea to Build Third Store in IsraelIkea on Tuesday announced plans for a third Israeli store – this one to be built in Kiryat Ata, outside Haifa.
Jittery Investors Push Up Interest Rates on Spanish BondsSpain is facing the threat of being sucked in to the maelstrom of the debt crisis as interest rates soar.
Baidu Deal A Landmark For Intellectual Property In ChinaAddressing Western Complaints of violations of intellectual property rights China's premier search engine signs deal with western music companies.
Summers Warning to EU Aimed at GermanyLawrence Summers has warned the EU that it is running out of time and Germany, in particular, must step up to solve the crisis.
Hareidis: Maybe Now Housing Shortage will be AddressedMK Yisrael Eichler (UTJ) thinks leftist housing protest could help homeless Hareidim as well.
MK Wants Meretz Tried Over Boycott StickersMK Aryeh Eldad files police complaint against Meretz activists who marked products made in Judea, Samaria.
Zionists to Mark Products of Judea and SamariaGrassroots group “My Israel” to mark Judea and Samaria products on retailers’ shelves. Producers are pleased.
Report: 'Arab Spring' Broke Tourism to RegionThe “Arab Spring” has led to an investor exodus and a drop in tourism as fears of terrorism send tourists to other destinations.
Minister Katz: New TA Suburban Interchange Will Help TrafficBeginning this week, the new “Em Hamoshavot” interchange is set to open, promising smoother traffic flow for commuters.
Civil Service Head: Israel Behind on 'Affirmative Acition' GoalsIsrael must ensure that 10% of public workers are Arab, the new head of the Civil Service said Tuesday.
Iran Curbs Oil Output to Sustain PricesIran is pushing for lower oil production to keep prices high as demand increases but slows
Israel's Go Green Campaign Promotes Energy IndependenceIsrael’s "green machine" helps make the country energy independent, lessens the need to buy coal from Israel-haters and makes money for homeowners.
Gas Line Attack Explodes Egyptian-Israel AgreementThe latest Egyptian-Israel gas pipeline blast signals a further erosion of “goodwill” from Cairo, says Landau. Electricity prices to soar.
Jellyfish Attack Israel Electric Plant in AshkelonJellyfish have attacked a power plant in Ashkelon, just days after workers in Hadera warned their own plant was facing a similar invasion.
Sovereign Debt Crisis Menaces Italy As Securities TumbleEurope's failure to convincingly tackle the problems in the smaller states has now created doubts about the major economies.
Tourism to Israel Set to Break Records262,000 visitors entered Israel in June 2011– a record for the month of June. In the first half of 2011, 1.6 million visitors arrived in Israel.
IsraAID to Help Communities in South SudanThe Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid (IsraAID) will help the world's newest country get started.
Energy War? Lebanon Warns Israel ‘Playing with Fire’ OffshoreLebanon warns Israel is “playing with fire” by staking out energy claims in the Mediterranean. Beirut says Israel’s discoveries belong to Lebanon.
Israeli Diamonds: Some of the Best in the WorldAN international jewelry and diamond exhibition took place this past week in one of the world's best-known diamond making countries: Israel.
Pro-PA 'Fly-In' Stymied in EuropeEuropean authorities have blocked anarchists from joining the "fly-in" into Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport.
Lake Kinneret Water Level Drops 20 CentimetersThe water level in Lake Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee) has dropped 20 centimeters in the past month, according to environmental officials.
Foreign Airlines Resist EU Emission Control RegulationsThe European attempt to impose emission curbs on foreign carriers outside its airspace is facing heavy resistance.
Bezeq Int'l Laying Underwater Internet Cable to ItalyInternet provider Bezeq International has completed installation of the first segment of an underwater cable to Italy.
Jellyfish Become Latest Threat to Israeli PowerJellyfish have become the latest threat to Israeli energy consumption as the creatures begin to clog the power station at Hadera.
Five-Day Work Idea May End Up in Trash BinA proposal to put Israel on a shortened work week, with Friday a half-day and Sunday a vacation day, may be buried before it gets off the ground.
Bad Debts Threaten Chinese Banking StabilityMoody's warned that Japanese Banks were exposed to problematic loans, particularly to local governments.
Gas Flow from Egypt ResumesGas began to flow again from Sinai to Israel Tuesday night as Egypt determined that the pipeline bring gas to Israel was only slightly damaged.
EU Free Worker Migration Threatened by Desire to Employ LocalsIan Duncan Smith,Labor and Pension Secretrary, complains that jobs created are being swallowed up by immigrants
The EU and Greece: A 17 Billion Dollar Throw of the DiceThe austerity package that passed the Greek Parliament and the parallel injection of credit is a major gamble that could make things worse.
European E. Coli Traced to Egyptian Fenugreek SeedsAn outbreak of the deadly E coli bacteria that spread across Europe last month has been traced to fenugreek seeds from Egypt.
Denmark Blocks Routine Israeli Security Standards at AirportDenmark is refusing to allow Israeli security personnel to carry arms and conduct routine security checks of passengers at Kastrup Airport.
France to Invest Heavily in Nuclear EnergyFrance already gets most of its power from nuclear energy and is sticking with it for competitive and ecological reasons.
Greek Unions Mount 48 Hour Show of Force Against AusterityGreece is voting with its feet against austerity with a 48 hour general strike that will contribute further to the country's problems.
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.
Tourism Minister Has Plan to Keep Dead Sea from DyingTourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov is hoping to persuade the prime minister Monday to adopt a plan to keep the Dead Sea from dying.
Third Intifada App Removed from Apple 'App Store'Anti-Israel computer application called “The 3rd Intifada” has been removed from the Apple App Store for violating its developer guidelines.
Israel Okays Building Boom in GazaIsrael has given the go-ahead for a building project in Gaza. A massive amount of construction materials will be transferred.
PA Claims Israel Steals Gas in Exploration of Gaza WatersThe Palestinian Authority accuses Israel of "stealing" its natural gas resources by authorizing exploration of Gaza waters for gas fields.
Bill would Grant Israelis Western-Style 2.5 Day WeekendMKs Elkin and Levine propose Friday-Saturday-Sunday weekend bill in support of similar initiative by Minister Shalom.
El Al Plane Damage Traced to Singapore, Cause Still UnknownDamage that caused an El Al passenger plane in Israel to make an emergency landing last month has been traced to Singapore.
New Commissions to Approve 10,000 Homes per AnnumCabinet decides to formulate National Housing Commissions Law to cut through red tape and solve housing shortage.
Emission Control Agreement Hits an Economic ProblemThe stormy economic climate is buffeting the efforts to control greenhouse gas emissions. Even the EU is balking.
General Electric Building CleanTech R&D Center in IsraelGeneral Electric is pumping another $3-5 million into Israel with its eighth R&D, this time focusing on medical devices and CleanTech.
Paris Air Show to Feature Top Israeli TechnologyAt next week's Paris Air Show, Israel will, once again, put on display some of the groundbreaking defensive and weapons systems developed here.
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.