Knesset Fight Over Cheese

Knesset Fight Over Cheese

Kadima MK places cottage cheese container on Netanyahu’s table, angering coalition chairman.Gil Ronen, 6/15/2011, 8:32 PM
Israel an ‘Export Superpower’

Israel an ‘Export Superpower’

Figures show Israel is an export superpower, having exported $80.5 billion in 2010 and having multiplied its exports by 13,400 since 1948.Elad Benari, 5/11/2011, 4:17 AM
2 New Players Join Cell Game

2 New Players Join Cell Game

Two new competitors will try to carve out a place in Israel's cellular market place. Hopefully the consumer will benefit.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 4/12/2011, 3:14 PM
Min. Wage to Reach 4,300 NIS

Min. Wage to Reach 4,300 NIS

Treasury Minister and Histadrut Chief agree to raise minimum monthly salary by 450 shekels over 17 months.Gil Ronen, 3/2/2011, 7:45 PM
'I Agree with Sheshinski'

'I Agree with Sheshinski'

Deputy Governor of the Bank of Israel praises Israel’s economy and addresses the controversial issue of royalties from the natural gas bonanza.Elad Benari, 1/12/2011, 8:54 AM
Electric Cars to Test in Israel

Electric Cars to Test in Israel

"Better Place" receives permit to import electric cars to Israel; cars to arrive within two weeks.Elad Benari, 11/18/2010, 12:43 PM
PM Explains Israel's Success

PM Explains Israel's Success

PM Netanyahu, talking business in a special interview with FoxNews this week, said Israel has become "an export-driven, high-tech economy."Hillel Fendel, 11/12/2010, 2:44 PM
Israel Aims to Re-Attract Poles

Israel Aims to Re-Attract Poles

Tourism Ministry announces a 2-million shekel advertising campaign in Poland, focusing on Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, the Dead Sea and Eilat.Hillel Fendel, 11/2/2010, 8:03 AM
Negev Sand May Contain Oil

Negev Sand May Contain Oil

A new survey indicates $2 billion worth of oil may be sitting under Western Negev sand. Meanwhile, Mediterranean drilling launches a new era.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/19/2010, 2:32 PM
Report: Poor are Getting Richer

Report: Poor are Getting Richer

Market researchers say poverty in Israel is decreasing, and have stats to prove it. They also have some advice for policy-makers.Hillel Fendel, 10/14/2010, 7:22 PM
Buffett Wants More in Israel

Buffett Wants More in Israel

American investor who bought Iscar in 2006 says "If you are looking for brains-stop in Israel. If you have more investments like Iscar, call me."Elad Benari, 10/14/2010, 3:22 AM
Pretzel Plant Leaving Samaria?

Pretzel Plant Leaving Samaria?

Reports surface that Unilever wants to move 'Beigel-Beigel' plant from Barkan to "smaller" Israel. The firm's response: "We don't discuss details."Gil Ronen, 10/12/2010, 3:11 PM
Intel Expansion in Kiryat Gat

Intel Expansion in Kiryat Gat

A NIS 10 billion investment by Intel over the next eight years adds 570 jobs to its massive factory in the southern Israeli town of Kiryat Gat.Chana Ya'ar, 10/7/2010, 5:42 PM
Holiday Spending Up 13 Percent

Holiday Spending Up 13 Percent

Israeli households are spending more this year for the holidays that began with Rosh HaShanah, the Jewish New Year.Chana Ya'ar, 9/28/2010, 10:12 AM
Golan Wind Farm Project Underway

Golan Wind Farm Project Underway

New wind farm in Golan Heights to be up and running by 2012. "Israeli energy without pollution or special transportation installations", says CEO. Elad Benari, 9/28/2010, 5:11 AM
Boofty to be Beit El Fundraiser

Boofty to be Beit El Fundraiser

New executive director of fundraising appointed for Beit El institutions.INN Staff, 9/21/2010, 8:58 PM
Israel Looks at China for Trade

Israel Looks at China for Trade

Israel and China sign an agreement to cooperate in agriculture. More planned.Elad Benari, 9/15/2010, 5:06 AM
Google Acquires Israeli Company

Google Acquires Israeli Company

Google acquires Israeli-based Quiksee, an interactive web video developer.Elad Benari, 9/15/2010, 3:30 AM
Will Jewish Businessmen Invest?

Will Jewish Businessmen Invest?

Prominent rabbi meets Jewish-American businessmen and asks them to invest in Israel.Elad Benari, 9/8/2010, 3:12 AM
'Second Recession Unlikely'

'Second Recession Unlikely'

Bank of Israel Governor: chances of a second recession are no more than 25%.Gil Ronen, 9/5/2010, 9:30 PM
Egypt to Buy Gas from Israel?

Egypt to Buy Gas from Israel?

Frequent power outages may cause Egypt to buy back natural gas sold to Israel as part of 2005 deal.Elad Benari, 8/25/2010, 3:07 AM
Meged 5 Oil Investors Celebrate

Meged 5 Oil Investors Celebrate

Hundreds of investors converged on Jerusalem Monday to hear their faith in Meged 5 has paid off: black gold is gushing near Rosh Ha'Ayin.Chana Ya'ar and Chezky Ezra, 8/24/2010, 12:05 PM
Harvard Denies Divestment

Harvard Denies Divestment

Harvard University has sold millions of dollars of shares in Israeli companies but denies that it has divested from Israel.INN Staff, 8/17/2010, 6:25 PM
Israel Wants Even More R&D

Israel Wants Even More R&D

New initiative in Israel will see the country paying bank employees’ salaries if they set up R&D centers.Elad Benari, 7/30/2010, 5:16 AM
New Allegations in Madoff Case

New Allegations in Madoff Case

Prominent Connecticut financier accused of aiding Madoff scheme.Elad Benari, 7/22/2010, 3:46 AM
Colorado Gov's Israel Mission

Colorado Gov's Israel Mission

Governor of Colorado Bill Ritter is in Israel to create business, investment and research partnerships in energy, clean-tech, and water. Malkah Fleisher, 7/14/2010, 7:09 AM
Jerusalem 'Best City in ME'

Jerusalem 'Best City in ME'

Jerusalem has been named the best city in the region of Africa and the Middle East by New York-based 'Travel and Leisure' magazine.Malkah Fleisher, 7/13/2010, 10:29 PM
American Eagle in Israel

American Eagle in Israel

Move would expand the teen retailer's presence in the Middle East, joining the stores it has already opened in Dubai and Kuwait.Gil Ronen, 7/1/2010, 9:36 PM
Iran’s Oil Exports Sink

Iran’s Oil Exports Sink

Is the tide turning against Iran? It lost $19 billion in oil income as energy exports fell sharply. Sanctions are hurting needed investments.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/30/2010, 7:24 PM
Teva Drugs Approved by FDA

Teva Drugs Approved by FDA

Teva Pharmaceuticals enjoys the approval of two new generics by the US Food and Drug Administration, stocks rise.Malkah Fleisher, 6/29/2010, 11:14 PM
More Millionaires in Israel

More Millionaires in Israel

The number of Israelis who joined the "millionaire's club” grew by 42.7% during 2009, placing a total of 8,419 residents among the super-rich.David Lev, 6/23/2010, 9:28 PM
Proposal: 33,000 New Jobs

Proposal: 33,000 New Jobs

Committee says Israel can add 33,000 new jobs per year beyond natural growth; Steinitz promises jobs for hareidim, Arabs.Maayana Miskin, 6/17/2010, 8:00 PM
Natural Gas Bonanza for Israel

Natural Gas Bonanza for Israel

A survey of the Haifa coastline gas field shows the estimated size of the field has risen yet again. Oil may be present as well. Maayana Miskin, 6/3/2010, 6:06 PM
Biggest Banks Beat Estimates

Biggest Banks Beat Estimates

Israel's largest banks, Leumi and Hapoalim, lead a rise on the stock market. Leumi beats first-quarter estimates.Maayana Miskin, 5/28/2010, 12:41 PM
Does Your Israeli Bank Want You?

Does Your Israeli Bank Want You?

The U.S. government is cracking down on observance of an income reporting law that was basically ignored until now.Aaron Katsman, 5/27/2010, 6:56 PM
Burger King To Close in Israel

Burger King To Close in Israel

American fast food chain Burger King will cease making its famous Whoppers in Israel, almost 20 years after opening in the Jewish state. Malkah Fleisher, 5/12/2010, 9:49 AM
TASE Slips on Greece Bailout

TASE Slips on Greece Bailout

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange saw a drop on Tuesday, following a bailout annoucement for cash-strapped Greece, but suffered less than others.Malkah Fleisher, 5/4/2010, 11:22 PM
Google's First Israel Purchase

Google's First Israel Purchase

Google's first Israel acquisition has already created useful tools for iGoogle and Apple's iPhone.Malkah Fleisher, 4/29/2010, 7:42 AM
Israel Coping With Greek Crisis

Israel Coping With Greek Crisis

Though world markets are reeling in the wake of the Greek financial crisis, Israel is faring better than many.Malkah Fleisher, 4/28/2010, 9:18 PM
World's First: On-Line Tourism

World's First: On-Line Tourism

A world's first: Israel's Tourism Ministry goes live with a virtual on-line tourism fair to market Israel worldwide.Hillel Fendel, 4/11/2010, 7:08 PM
Everyone Loves Israeli Stocks

Everyone Loves Israeli Stocks

Rampant worldwide anti-Zionism has made Israel a universal doormat, but the world looks at Israel stocks differently: an all-time high.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/7/2010, 2:36 PM
Making it on an Israeli Salary

Making it on an Israeli Salary

Israeli salaries are not very high, but expenses are often lower. Here is advice for making it work.Aaron Katsman, 3/26/2010, 11:02 AM
Teva Acquires German Ratiopharm

Teva Acquires German Ratiopharm

Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva has won the bid to acquire German generic drug maker Ratiopharm for $4.9 billion.Hana Levi Julian, 3/21/2010, 12:13 PM
Fischer Agrees To Second Term

Fischer Agrees To Second Term

Governor of the Bank of Israel Stanley Fischer has accepted another five-year term at the invitation of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Malkah Fleisher, 3/17/2010, 11:08 PM
Jobs Galore in Israel

Jobs Galore in Israel

The Central Bureau of Statistics reported Tuesday that available jobs reached 43,600 in February, 8.2% higher than in January.Malkah Fleisher, 3/16/2010, 9:14 PM
Good Times: Jobs, Economy Up

Good Times: Jobs, Economy Up

A powerful rebound from the global economic crisis is making its mark in the job market. Malkah Fleisher, 3/10/2010, 9:32 PM
US, Israel Dicker Over Fish

US, Israel Dicker Over Fish

The United States and Israel are dickering over the price of fish – specifically, gefilte fish. And Passover is getting closer.Hana Levi Julian, 3/4/2010, 1:05 PM
Kosher Bulls and Bears

Kosher Bulls and Bears

A company may make lots of money, but is it kosher? Jewish investors increasingly are buying stocks with rabbinical approval. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/4/2010, 1:04 PM
Tips on Financially Smooth Aliya

Tips on Financially Smooth Aliya

There are several things that can make Aliyah easier...Aaron Katsman, 2/25/2010, 9:39 PM
Profits Now? Yes You Can

Profits Now? Yes You Can

The current political situation makes it difficult to find investments. Aaron Katsman, 2/19/2010, 1:48 AM
Enhance Chats With Smell-aphone

Enhance Chats With Smell-aphone

Israeli computer and telecommunications giant Comverse unveiled a multi-sensual feature for cellphones. It will enable callers to share smells.Malkah Fleisher, 2/17/2010, 7:51 AM
The Facts about SRI

The Facts about SRI

True SRI investing is not as simple as it sounds.Aaron Katsman, 1/29/2010, 2:40 PM
Buy 1st-Time Apartment, Save VAT

Buy 1st-Time Apartment, Save VAT

As housing prices continue to rise compared to average income, MKs propose: Exemption from VAT for first-time buyers on the periphery.Hillel Fendel, 1/24/2010, 2:13 PM
'Emphasis on Hareidi Employment'

'Emphasis on Hareidi Employment'

Minister of Industry, Trade and Labor tells industrialists: special emphasis on providing jobs to hareidi and Arab sectors.Gil Ronen, 1/21/2010, 8:57 PM
Helping Women Open a Business

Helping Women Open a Business

Israel Tax Advisors Bureau announces a new initiative to help women who wish to open their own businesses. Hillel Fendel, 1/14/2010, 2:12 PM
Fighting Jerusalem Housing Costs

Fighting Jerusalem Housing Costs

A Jerusalem City Councilwoman is fighting to whittle local housing prices back down to a reasonable level by attacking the source of the problem.Hana Levi Julian, 1/14/2010, 1:42 PM
Rav Stern on Forex

Rav Stern on Forex

The Hareidi Rabbi is shocked that his legal decision that profits from Forex were not to be classed as interest were taken as a reccommendation. Jonathan Degani, 1/13/2010, 6:45 AM