Warnings Against Aiding Iran

Warnings Against Aiding Iran

Securities Authority, Treasury and Bank of Israel issue warnings against financial ties to bodies that aid Iran’s nuclear program.Gil Ronen, 7/7/2011, 2:55 PM
Asian Investor Snaps Up Bonds

Asian Investor Snaps Up Bonds

The government on Tuesday said that it had sold $400 million worth of bonds to one of the largest sovereign funds in Asia.David Lev, 7/6/2011, 5:10 AM
OECD on Taxes, Cell Phones

OECD on Taxes, Cell Phones

The OECD report includes comparisons of Israeli taxation, communications prices to the average.Maayana Miskin, 7/1/2011, 2:45 PM
Israeli Economy and Investments

Israeli Economy and Investments

Besides real estate, how can foreign investors gain exposure to the incredibly resilient Israeli economy?Aaron Katsman, 6/30/2011, 9:01 PM
Givat Olam Drilling for Oil

Givat Olam Drilling for Oil

The Givot Olam company has found a way to drill and pump oil, even on Shabbat, without breaking any Jewish laws.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 6/30/2011, 5:14 AM
Keeping Israeli Business Israeli

Keeping Israeli Business Israeli

Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin called on Israeli corporate executives not to rush to give up control of their companies to foreign elements.David Lev, 6/28/2011, 8:08 PM
Economy Grows, More Jobs

Economy Grows, More Jobs

Bank of Israel decides to leave interest rate unchanged for July at 3.25 percent to support further growth, while maintaining stability.Gil Ronen, 6/27/2011, 9:40 PM
Expert: Lack of Peace a Threat

Expert: Lack of Peace a Threat

Professor Niall Ferguson of Harvard University believes that the lack of a peace agreement between Israel and the PA makes Israel isolated.Elad Benari, 6/21/2011, 5:14 AM
Seculars Won't Study with Arabs

Seculars Won't Study with Arabs

Survey conducted for the Caesarea Conference finds that most secular Israelis aged 18 to 22 are reluctant to study with Hareidim and Arabs.Elad Benari, 6/21/2011, 3:13 AM
Steinitz in Message to Obama?

Steinitz in Message to Obama?

Finance Minister: “Never sacrifice the future of your economy in order to save it in the present because you will kill both.”Gil Ronen, 6/20/2011, 8:27 PM
Businesswomen Told: Yes You Can

Businesswomen Told: Yes You Can

200 women attended the 2nd Kishor Conference for religious female entrepreneurs in Jerusalem, for inspiration and business skills advice. Gil Ronen, 6/15/2011, 3:14 PM
Facebook Protest Slashes Prices

Facebook Protest Slashes Prices

A consumer uprising against the high cost of cottage cheese has made waves at Israeli supermarket chains - and as a result, prices are going down.David Lev, 6/15/2011, 2:14 AM
Citigroup Unit to Acquire Ness

Citigroup Unit to Acquire Ness

Israel's Ness Technologies is to be acquired by Citigroup's international venture capital unit in a deal valued at $307 million.David Lev, 6/14/2011, 8:41 PM
Bank of Israel Governor for IMF?

Bank of Israel Governor for IMF?

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer is a possible candidate to head the International Money Fund, but has made no final decision. Chana Ya'ar, 6/1/2011, 10:58 AM
Economy Sunny to Partly Cloudy

Economy Sunny to Partly Cloudy

Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics continued to supply optimistic data on unemployment and housing startsAryeh Ben Hayim, 5/31/2011, 3:05 PM
"Israelis Love Hi-Tech Gadgets"

"Israelis Love Hi-Tech Gadgets"

Samsung unveiled the 9-Series Samsung Laptops. Arutz Sheva speaks with the distributor about the connection between Israelis and Hi-Tech gadgets.Yoni Kempinski, 5/26/2011, 6:15 AM
Seeking Bar Association Change

Seeking Bar Association Change

The Tov list will compete in the Israel Bar Association elections, reflecting the growing entry of hareidi-religious jurists into the profession.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 5/17/2011, 3:45 PM
New Ice Cream Factory

New Ice Cream Factory

Israel’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 developmentTzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/16/2011, 9:09 PM
Interest Rate Raised to 3.0

Interest Rate Raised to 3.0

Governor of Bank of Israel surprises the market, raises interest by 0.5 percent.Gil Ronen, 3/29/2011, 1:44 PM
Social Workers' Strike Ends

Social Workers' Strike Ends

Union of Social Workers gives in, accepts agreement from last week with minor changes.Gil Ronen, 3/28/2011, 9:35 PM
Obama a Moron, Says Davidowitz

Obama a Moron, Says Davidowitz

President Obama is a “moron,” charges Howard Davidowitz, the head of one of the most successful US retail investment companies.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/28/2011, 4:55 PM
Female Retirement Age Going Up?

Female Retirement Age Going Up?

Finance Minister approves public committee to examine raising Israel's retirement age for women from 62 to 64. Gabe Kahn., 3/9/2011, 7:53 PM
Gold Prices at Record High

Gold Prices at Record High

Gold is sparkling at a new record high thanks to the unstable political and military situation in the Middle East.Chana Ya'ar, 3/2/2011, 11:20 AM
New Zealand Quake Was 1 of 5000

New Zealand Quake Was 1 of 5000

The deadly earthquake that struck New Zealand this week was one of thousands, according to a sculptor whose family lives in the city. Chana Ya'ar, 2/24/2011, 11:22 AM
Dagan to Head Ports Authority

Dagan to Head Ports Authority

Israel's former spymaster to be the next chairman of the Israel Ports Development & Assets Authority.Gabe Kahn., 2/16/2011, 1:03 PM
Price Index Up by 0.02%

Price Index Up by 0.02%

Consumer Price Index defies expectations, rises by 0.02% in January after 0.04% December increase.Maayana Miskin, 2/15/2011, 9:05 PM
How Much in Taxes Do Olim Pay?

How Much in Taxes Do Olim Pay?

Recent changes lead INN to ask expert to sum up the basic rules for new olim covering income earned in Israel and abroad.David Lev, 2/9/2011, 1:34 PM
'Time to Invest in Israel'

'Time to Invest in Israel'

European Jewish billionaire Alexander Mashkevitch says Israel is a sound investment due to its strong economy.Maayana Miskin, 2/9/2011, 4:17 AM
Israel and Europe Space Co-op

Israel and Europe Space Co-op

A first of its kind agreement on cooperation in space exploration was signed between Israel and the European Space Agency (ESA).Yoni Kempinski, 1/31/2011, 4:14 AM
Ground Zero Mosque Shakeup

Ground Zero Mosque Shakeup

The head of the Ground Zero mosque project has been replaced by a new Muslim cleric, one who organizers hope will be less controversial.Chana Ya'ar, 1/16/2011, 6:00 PM
'Israel's Economy is Good'

'Israel's Economy is Good'

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange hosts international press for a special briefing on the situation of Israel's economy and an outlook towards 2011.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 1/14/2011, 5:05 AM
PA City's Suppliers' Betrayal

PA City's Suppliers' Betrayal

Fifth column: Israeli firms that signed contracts with PA's Rawabi administration agreed not to use products made in Judea, Samaria and Golan.Gil Ronen, 12/28/2010, 12:23 PM
Lawyer Fights False Prices

Lawyer Fights False Prices

A store item priced at "3.99" actually costs four shekels. A lawyer is fighting the posting prices for which change cannot be given.Elad Benari, 12/22/2010, 7:45 AM
Katz: Jewish Labor is a Vision

Katz: Jewish Labor is a Vision

Practical planning: MK Ya’akov Katz (Ketzaleh), at Israel’s construction sites, on how to increase homegrown work corps.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 12/20/2010, 8:08 AM
PM Wants Israelis' Income Up

PM Wants Israelis' Income Up

Netanyahu says goal is achievable within 15 years if GDP keeps growing, outlines five basic rules for Israel's economy. Gil Ronen, 12/14/2010, 10:19 AM
Study: Meged Chock Full of Oil

Study: Meged Chock Full of Oil

The 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.David Lev & Yoni Kempinski, 11/29/2010, 11:38 PM
Israeli Gas Draws Russian Firm

Israeli Gas Draws Russian Firm

Russia's Gazprom is in talks to buy shares in the development of Israel's natural gas field.Maayana Miskin, 11/24/2010, 8:43 AM
OPEC Looks at $100-a-Barrel Oil

OPEC Looks at $100-a-Barrel Oil

Libya 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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/3/2010, 3:08 PM
Israeli Bank to Bid in Turkey

Israeli Bank to Bid in Turkey

Bank Hapoalim has been given the go-ahead to bid for Turkey's Adabank despite Tourism Minister call for a boycott.Maayana Miskin, 11/3/2010, 9:27 AM
Mass Strike Tuesday

Mass Strike Tuesday

Mega-Labor union Histadrut calls strike to pressure Finance Ministry in negotiations over public sector wage hike.Gil Ronen, 11/1/2010, 4:57 PM
Oregon Hooks Up with Israel

Oregon Hooks Up with Israel

The governor of Oregon is looking for business in Israel, focusing on the West Coast state’s clean tech, security and defense industries.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/26/2010, 10:36 PM
Knesset Approves Budget

Knesset Approves Budget

With 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.Gil Ronen, 10/26/2010, 9:34 AM
Israeli Stock Analyst No. 2

Israeli Stock Analyst No. 2

Israeli Tal Liani has been named by Insitutional Investor as the number two stock market analyst in the US for the third straight year.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/24/2010, 10:34 AM
Barclays Bank Coming to Israel

Barclays Bank Coming to Israel

'Globes' reports British bank will focus on corporate banking and private banking for premium customers. Gil Ronen, 10/19/2010, 2:02 PM
US May Sue Israel on Royalties

US May Sue Israel on Royalties

As 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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/10/2010, 3:20 PM
Italians Seek Co-op with Israel

Italians Seek Co-op with Israel

Businessmen from the Piemonte region in Northern Italy came to Israel to present their companies and learn about their Israeli counterpartsYoni Kempinski, 10/5/2010, 9:45 AM
Underwater Gas Exports to EU?

Underwater Gas Exports to EU?

Israel is considering construction of an underwater pipeline to export natural gas to Europe and Greece. Turkey is not included in the project.Chana Ya'ar, 8/31/2010, 3:20 PM
The Bamba Crisis

The Bamba Crisis

A supplier-supermarket food war has left customers without their cherished Bamba snack food, but the crisis may have been settled peacefully.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/23/2010, 10:51 AM
More Jobs in Israel for American

More Jobs in Israel for American

Intel, which has a huge factory in Kiryat Gat, has bought out a US cable modem products line and is offering workers work in Israel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/16/2010, 10:00 PM
Payless Shoes Steps into Israel

Payless Shoes Steps into Israel

First it was McDonalds. Then came ToysRUs, Office Depot, Fox and a host of others. Now Payless Shoes has discovered Israel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/9/2010, 5:38 PM
IEC Power Plant Has No Gas

IEC Power Plant Has No Gas

The 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.Hana Levi Julian, 7/21/2010, 11:10 AM
Israel: Blue, White and Green

Israel: 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. Yoni Kempinski, 7/12/2010, 4:44 PM
General Mills Cooks Up in Israel

General Mills Cooks Up in Israel

American food giant General Mills is looking for a foothold in the Holy Land, similar to other US-Israel partnerships.Hana Levi Julian, 7/11/2010, 1:42 PM
Growth for Pharmaceuticals

Growth for Pharmaceuticals

A recent market study predicts annual growth in Israel's pharmaceutical market, to a total of $1.84 billion in 2014.Maayana Miskin, 7/5/2010, 1:02 PM
Turkey Losing Israeli Tourism

Turkey Losing Israeli Tourism

Israelis have dropped Turkey as a hot tourist destination, and the former Middle Eastern ally is beginning to feel the pinch.Hana Levi Julian, 6/30/2010, 5:00 PM
OECD Reviews Israeli Agriculture

OECD Reviews Israeli Agriculture

As Israel joins OECD, the organization publicizes a comprehensive review of agricultural policies of Israel during the last two decadesYoni Kempinski, 6/29/2010, 9:05 PM
Zimbabwean Diamonds - Blood?

Zimbabwean Diamonds - Blood?

Activists at Kimberley Process Inter-sessional panel in Israel: Zimbabwean diamond industry funds terror; regime illegally arrested our colleague. Yoni Kempinski, 6/23/2010, 8:12 AM