Strike to shut down public transportation after Yom Kippur?Bus strike in offing as Histadrut declares labor dispute after government refuses to renew subsidies.
Company to test Chabad Rebbe's 'diamond' predictionsOn basis of faith in Lubavitcher Rebbe's predictions, exploration and mining company Shefa Yamim plans to issue new stock in London.
Syria regime advances south of Aleppo, threatens new siegeSyrian government forces advanced on Sunday south of Aleppo as they pushed to once again encircle rebel neighborhoods and reimpose a siege.
Israeli soccer league goes on strikeHead of Israel Football Association informs Sport, Finance ministries that soccer players won't show up to games beginning Tuesday.
Syrian pound drops sharply against US dollarThe value of the Syrian pound fell sharply over the weekend due to petroleum shortage as a result the war ravaging the country.
Kahlon: 'Economy is strong, ready to withstand any challenge'Finance Minister assures cabinet of Israeli economy's readiness to deal with financial ripples caused by Brexit
Israelis want Scandinavian-style government, survey showsDespite economic improvements, most Israelis still frustrated with financial situation, want more gov't spending.
Israeli Lives and 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.
Israeli 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, Revolution Rises in Middle EastWar may be bad for people, but it's apparently a good way to battle climate change, a report says.
Finance Ministry Calls Emergency Meeting over Economy SlumpFinance Minister Moshe Kahlon calls emergency meeting following CBS report on poor economic growth in second quarter 2015.
How to Avoid Anxiety and 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 Israeli Economy, Say ExpertsMore 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 Israel's Gas FindsIsrael's trade deficit was down 70% in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the last quarter of 2015.
Independence Day Economic Report: Exports Soared 9400% Since '48Israel'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 Their 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 Harm to CountryAnalysts Wednesday listed some of the economic damage done to Iran by the sanctions – and that damage has been substantial.
Analysts: Gas Price Hike Could be Election's 'Dark Horse'Israelis 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 Two Weeks Before Election Affect Results?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 IncreaseWhile 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 Likely to Rise SoonAccording to import statistics, 23,829 cars were sold in Israel in October 2014, double the 11,634 sold in October a year earlier.
Government 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%, Numbers ShowIsrael'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: Gaza War Had Only 'Minor' Effect on Israeli EconomyRatings 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.
Through War and Peace, Israel's Economy Continues to SoarStudy shows that according to nearly every economic indicator, Israel's economy continues to grow by leaps and bounds.
US, Israel Issue Landmark Agreement for Mutual Investor 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. Makes it Easier to Deal With Bills During Gaza OperationMinistries introduce a series of steps that will ease the burden on families, reservists and others due to Operation Protective Edge.
Economics Ministry Ready to Help Southern BusinessesThe 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 Shows Israeli Hedge Funds Punching Above Their WeightIsraeli hedge funds outperformed rivals in both 2012 and 2013; industry grew by one third during that period.
Report: Last Year Alone Crime Cost Israel 14.5 Billion ShekelCrime 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 Promises Govt. 'Will Pay its Bills on Time'Finance 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.
PA Report: Palestinians Prefer to Buy 'Blue and White'According 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.'