Israeli Lives, Livelihoods Apparently Don’t MatterThings are not business as usual for Israeli traders buffeted by the wave of terrorist sweeping the country - here's how you can help.
Hotels Still Recovering from Protective EdgeAvi Dor of the Prima Hotels chain explains the difficulties Israeli hotels have faced in the past year, and how to solve them.
Air Pollution Falls As War Rises in Middle EastWar may be bad for people, but it's apparently a good way to battle climate change, a report says.
Fin. Ministry Looks for Solution to Economy SlumpFinance Minister Moshe Kahlon calls emergency meeting following CBS report on poor economic growth in second quarter 2015.
How to Plan a Stress-Free RetirementMany people find retirement planning very stressful. But does it have to be? And how to balance motherhood with business.
Netanyahu: Israel is a 'Major Economic Power'Israel's economic growth is a top priority for the Prime Minister, he said Monday.
Finance Ministry Warns Israel May Go BankruptFinance Ministry economist warns Israel could face a crisis like Greece's by 2059, if haredim and Arabs don't go to work.
Record Car Imports Show Strength of EconomyMore cars were imported in the first four months of 2015 than in any four month period in Israel's history.
Trade Deficit Sinks, First Benefit of Gas FindsIsrael's trade deficit was down 70% in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the last quarter of 2015.
Exports Soared 9400% Since 1948Israel's economic growth has skyrocketed in 67 years - and experts say buying 'Made in Israel' products is key.
Syria's Quiet War on ImportsAs its economy tanks dropping its GDP by 383% amid a bloody civil war, how has Assad's regime tried to stay afloat?
Tens of Thousands of Jobs in Israel Go UnfilledThere were more available jobs – and more available high-paying jobs - in Israel in the fourth quarter of 2014 than ever before.
Market Rebounds Swiftly From Summer WarStatistics Bureau reports a near-6% spike in total proceeds in all sectors of the economy.
Jewish Home Accuses Lapid of Stealing InitiativesJewish Home's latest campaign clip attacks Lapid for blocking party's initiatives in 19th Knesset, and now using them as campaign promises.
Analysts: Iran Sanctions Did Enormous HarmAnalysts Wednesday listed some of the economic damage done to Iran by the sanctions – and that damage has been substantial.
Analysts: Gas Price Hike Could Sway ElectionIsraelis usually don't think about gas price hikes - but two weeks before election, it may become an important issue.
Bennett Presents His 'Economics 101' LessonIf Labor has its 'tax the rich' way, Israel will lose thousands of jobs, Naftali Bennett says in a new video
Could Gas Price Jump Affect Elections?After four straight months of falling gasoline prices, the party appears to be over for Israeli drivers. Will it affect how they vote?
Majority of Israelis in Overdraft53% of 'banked' Israelis are in overdraft at least one month a year on average, the Central Bureau of Statistics said.
Kahlon: Netanyahu, Lapid, and Bennett are to BlameKulanu Chairman Moshe Kahlon refuses to name who he'll recommend for prime minister, but criticizes Netanyahu for economic 'catastrophe.'
Israelis Borrowing Too Much, Says Concerned NPOAccording to statistics compiled by the Pa'amonim organization, one third of Israelis took loans of some sort last year.
Israeli Tourists Helping to Boost Cyprus' EconomyThe number of people visiting Cyprus rose 1.5 percent in 2014, thanks largely to tourists from Russia and Israel.
Economists: Layoffs to Follow Minimum Wage RaiseWhile social activists celebrate the increase in Israel's minimum wage, businesses worry about how to pay for the wage increase.
2014 Breaks Car Sale Records in IsraelIsraelis have so far this year bought 229,294 vehicles, leaving previous records in the dust.
Yediot to Lay Off 150 WorkersAfter daily newspaper Ha'aretz announced earlier this week it would be laying off workers, it was the turn of Yediot Ahronot.
Cars Going Like Hotcakes, But Prices Set to RiseAccording to import statistics, 23,829 cars were sold in Israel in October 2014, double the 11,634 sold in October a year earlier.
Gov't Discusses E-Z Mortgage Terms LawThe proposal that would lower the amount of money homebuyers will have to put down on home purchases.
Top 10% Make 8.5% More Than Bottom 10%: CBSIsrael's poor are not getting ahead - but they are not falling behind, either, new numbers from the Central Bureau of Statistics show.
Students: Impose Rent Controls, or We'll StrikeThere is no rent control in Israel – but there should be, a student group said, and if there isn't soon, students will go on strike.
New Jerusalem Project to Provide 50,000 JobsJerusalem's “front gate” is set to get a major upgrade in the coming years, with a one billion dollar investment.
S&P: 'Minor' Effect on Economy From Summer WarRatings agency Standard & Poors says that Israel's economy has not been harmed by Operation Protective Edge.
Is Lapid Trying to Dismantle the Coalition?The controversy regarding Israel's budget heats up: Lapid and Netanyahu's associates accuse the other of trying to break the coalition.
War or No War, Israel's Economy Continues to SoarStudy shows that according to nearly every economic indicator, Israel's economy continues to grow by leaps and bounds.
Landmark Move: US, Israel Issue Mutual VisasAmerican, Israeli visa process opened to allow US nationals to invest in Israel economy, and vice versa. Is this the end to a visa crisis?
Govt. to Make it Easier to Deal With BillsMinistries introduce a series of steps that will ease the burden on families, reservists and others due to Operation Protective Edge.
Economics Ministry to Help Businesses in SouthThe Economics Ministry is offering special help to the many businesses in southern Israel facing financial losses from the war.
CBS: Better Salaries and More Jobs in 2014, So FarThere were more jobs in 2014 for Israelis to choose from, and the salaries were better, too, statistics show.
Negotiations Underway to Bring Old Navy to IsraelHighly popular US clothing brand to open 5-7 branches in Israel, following success of sister brand GAP.
Law Authorized to Limit Salaries of Top ExecsA new law will require publicly traded companies to limit the salaries of their top executives to no more than NIS 3.5 million.
CBS: Worker Demand Up Almost 7% in MayDespite misgivings among economists, the May jobs report shows that Israel's economy is still robust.
Report: Israeli Hedge Funds Outperforming RivalsIsraeli hedge funds outperformed rivals in both 2012 and 2013; industry grew by one third during that period.
Report: Crime Cost Israel 14.5 Billion NIS in 2013Crime may not pay, but it costs – and for Israel, the price of crime over the past decade has been NIS 177 billion ($51 billion).
New Home Sales Down 10% in MarchNew home sales were down 10% in March, as Israelis were holding off on buying homes in the wake of a plan to cut VAT payments.
Lapid: Govt. Will Pay its Bills on Time, I PromiseFinance Minister Yair Lapid is out to set an example - and ease the burden on small business in Israel.
2013 a Bumper Crop Year for Cars, Statistics ShowThere are more cars than ever on Israel's roads, which are already quite crowded, the Central Bureau of Statistics said.
Average Salaries in Israel Up in 2013Most Israelis made more in 2013 than in 2012 - with some; like those in the communications industry, making a lot more.
Report: Palestinians Prefer to Buy IsraeliAccording to a PA report, 70% of the PA's imports were from Israel, with imports worth $3.5 billion entering the Authority from Israel.
Housing Crisis Continues: Prices Up by Another 8%Housing prices rose 8% in 2013. Price hike follows doubling in price over seven previous years.
Feiglin: Talks Worse for Economy Than BoycottLikud MK unconcerned by boycott threat, says data proves Israel-PA talks – and US aid – hurt Israel more than sanctions.
Bennett: 'Boycott Threats Won't Move Us'Bennett responds to Kerry's threats of international boycott, says 'only security will bring financial stability, not PA terror state.'
Lapid: If Talks Fail, Economy Will be HurtFinance Minister dismisses nationalists' warnings against a Palestinian state as "unfounded prophecies of doom."
Israel: The 'Innovation Nation'Prime Minister Netanyahu details his economic vision at Davos this past Friday.
Israel Among Ten Most Powerful Nations In WorldRecent study of National Power Index ranks Israel tenth; research is composite index of factors including military and economic capability.
MK: Fire Bennett for Comments on Palestinian StateMK Nitzan Horowitz slams Minister Naftali Bennett for saying that a Palestinian state would crush the Israeli economy.
Livni: 'Bennett Does Not Represent Common Israeli'Livni attacks Bennett over assessment of two-state solution on Israeli economy, claims he prefers 'settlements' over Israel.
Bennett: 'Two States will Crush Israeli Economy'Economics Minister Naftali Bennett says boycotts could harm Israel a little, but giving land away would destroy Israel's economy.
Melchior: Let's Not Fight Over ShemittaThe upcoming Shemitta year could be a great opportunity to spread Jewish education and values among Israelis, said Rabbi Michael Melchior