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Kosher flour company: ‘We’ve been milling our heads off’ during coronavirus outbreak

Kosher flour company: ‘We’ve been milling our heads off’ during coronavirus outbreak

For some small kosher food purveyors, the coronavirus era is boom time.Ben Harris, JTA, 09/06/2020 09:18
Palestinian Authority arresting Arabs working for Jewish farmers in the Jordan Valley

Palestinian Authority arresting Arabs working for Jewish farmers in the Jordan Valley

'Securitists' movement says PA is trying to destroy Jordan Valley agriculture.Ido Ben Porat, 13/04/2020 13:20
Tu B'Shvat: Israel’s Green Day and the hydroponics revolution

Tu B'Shvat: Israel’s Green Day and the hydroponics revolution

We must transition to a more sustainable agriculture. We need an Israeli Green Revolution. Ariel Natan Pasko, 10/02/2020 07:45
Jordan closes entrance to Naharayim

Jordan closes entrance to Naharayim

As 25-year lease ends, Jordan closes enclave on Israel's side of the Jordan River to Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/11/2019 18:04
Israeli farmers to Jordan king: Don't cut us off from our lands

Israeli farmers to Jordan king: Don't cut us off from our lands

Ahead of termination of land lease, Jordan Valley Council turns to Jordan's King Abdullah. 'Let us meet and reach an agreement.'Mordechai Sones, 10/10/2019 13:04
Gush Katif evacuees accuse state of reneging on compensation

Gush Katif evacuees accuse state of reneging on compensation

Families demand tens of millions of shekels from State for canceling compensatory land agreement, threatening their economic collapse.Mordechai Sones, 28/03/2019 12:21
IDF won't buy vegetables from Gaza

IDF won't buy vegetables from Gaza

IDF no longer purchasing vegetables from farmers in Gaza, Tulkarm, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/10/2018 11:43
Trump: Monitor killings of South African white farmers

Trump: Monitor killings of South African white farmers

President calls on Secretary of State to 'closely study' confiscation of white land by government and murder of farmers.Mordechai Sones, 23/08/2018 16:20
Farmers threaten to go to Supreme Court over Turkish tomatoes

Farmers threaten to go to Supreme Court over Turkish tomatoes

'High prices from retail chains cartel gross profit of 70% what consumer pays; public sees high prices don't trickle down to farmers.'Mordechai Sones, 23/08/2018 13:53
Finance Minister announces drought in Negev

Finance Minister announces drought in Negev

Finance Minister approves recommendation to compensate farmers for loss of produce caused by drought.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/07/2018 12:16
Defense Minister may compensate Gaza Belt farmers

Defense Minister may compensate Gaza Belt farmers

Defense Ministry examines possibility of compensating farmers ordered to stop working during security incidents along Gaza border.Uzi Baruch, 29/11/2017 11:58
Good news for religious farmers

Good news for religious farmers

New fund seeks to support farmers observing Jewish laws of Sabbatical year, during which cultivation of land is forbidden.Ido ben Porat, 07/11/2017 11:36
Revenge of the Jordan Valley farmers

Revenge of the Jordan Valley farmers

After Jordan Valley farmers suffer from destruction of fields and equipment by Arabs, regional council head takes an unusual step.Tal Polon, 15/06/2017 13:48
Farmers from Gush Katif to receive greater compensation

Farmers from Gush Katif to receive greater compensation

Jerusalem District Court rules that expelled farmers of Gush Katif are entitled to compensation according to current property values.Orli Harari, 05/04/2017 16:40
Farmers: Government is destroying agriculture

Farmers: Government is destroying agriculture

Hundreds of farmers gather in Jerusalem to protest government's agriculture policy.Eliran Aharon, 19/12/2016 14:37
Farmers launch tractor protests against free trade

Farmers launch tractor protests against free trade

Israeli farmers demonstrate against low consumer prices and imported produce, demand government implement protectionist policies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2016 14:46
Police: Farmer fired in self-defense

Police: Farmer fired in self-defense

Police have sided with a farmer who shot at three Palestinian burglars trying to steal his truck - and killed one.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2016 20:44
'Security must change priorities in farming areas'

'Security must change priorities in farming areas'

MKs Ohana and Broshi submitted a petition this morning to the Interior Security Minister to address the issue of defense in rural areas.Hezki Baruch, 23/08/2016 11:16
'The State doesn't defend me? I must do it myself'

'The State doesn't defend me? I must do it myself'

Dr. Jodi Broder of the Ono Academic Institute relates to the ethics of self-defense in the wake of the Beit Elazri shooting incident.Shimon Cohen, 16/08/2016 09:03
2,700-year-old farm found in Rosh Ha'ayin

2,700-year-old farm found in Rosh Ha'ayin

First Temple period farmhouse, along with 1,500-year-old church featuring colorful mosaics, discovered ahead of building new neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2015 12:58
Israeli App Helps Farmers Around the World

Israeli App Helps Farmers Around the World

Pickapp, developed in the Arava region, combines location platforms with agro-technics to build a revolutionary map.Yoni Kempinski, 01/05/2015 06:14
Report Indicates Milk Consumers Are Being Milked

Report Indicates Milk Consumers Are Being Milked

Consumers in Israel pay more for milk, but an Agriculture Ministry study shows that production costs in Israel and the EU are very similar.Yaakov Levi, 22/02/2015 17:30
Israel Faces Almost Unprecedented Water Crisis

Israel Faces Almost Unprecedented Water Crisis

Agricultural official says only a 'climate miracle' can prevent severe crisis unless gov't increases desalination efforts.David Lev, 17/02/2014 11:29
Arabs Damage Fences

Arabs Damage Fences

Farmers from communities in northern Israel discovered that the fences of their communities had been damaged by their Arab neighbors.Elad Benari, 21/07/2011 00:14
Fruits-and-Vegetables Strike

Fruits-and-Vegetables Strike

For the first time in the history of the State of Israel, the farmers will hold a three-day strike next week, withholding all fresh produce.Hillel Fendel, 18/11/2010 19:40
ZOA: Protect Jewish Farmers, Too

ZOA: Protect Jewish Farmers, Too

Israel provides special protection to Palestinian Authority farmers, but terrorists constantly attack Jewish farms. The ZOA demands equality.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/10/2010 11:55
Gaza Arabs Sue Katif Farmers

Gaza Arabs Sue Katif Farmers

No relief in sight for the 400 Gush Katif farmers. Not only are 70% still unemployed, but their former workers – Arabs from Gaza – are suing them!Hillel Fendel, 04/06/2010 08:19
Cow Kick Floors Farmer

Cow Kick Floors Farmer

Israelis raise tough cows, it seems. A Jewish farmer almost kicked the bucket when a half-ton calf collapsed a cement wall on his legs.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 25/11/2009 15:24
Bibi Vows to Help Katif Victims

Bibi Vows to Help Katif Victims

Netanyahu backed expelling Gaza farmers until he objected when the deal was done. He told them Monday that helping them is a “national mission.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 24/11/2009 09:14
Farmers Demand Foreign Labor

Farmers Demand Foreign Labor

Farmers clashed with immigration police Monday and demanded foreign laborers. Fruit farmers want increased sales to Gaza.Maayana Miskin, 26/10/2009 17:50
The 'Jewish Guard' Rises Again

The 'Jewish Guard' Rises Again

Jews have revived the old Jewish Guard (HaShomer) in order to protect Zionist farmers from Arab and Bedouin marauders.Chagit Rotenberg, translated and adapted by Rochel Sylvetsky, 30/06/2009 14:49