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Could Israel face international sanctions over OECD agreement?

Could Israel face international sanctions over OECD agreement?

MK Moshe Gafni refuses to allow OECD anti-corruption agreement to pass unless haredi charities protected from US tax law.Gary Willig, 22/11/2018 18:35
OECD: Israel invests the least in early childhood education

OECD: Israel invests the least in early childhood education

OECD report shows Israel invests less than other countries in early childhood education. Former minister: We're still in the 50s.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2018 12:08
Bennett gives Ministers tour of Hevron yeshiva

Bennett gives Ministers tour of Hevron yeshiva

Naftali Bennet visits the Hevron yeshiva with ministers from OECD countries, telling them about Talmud study and analysis. Pictures inside.Chaim Lev, 26/09/2016 20:39
Israel has 2nd-highest income gap in OECD

Israel has 2nd-highest income gap in OECD

Lack of competition exacerbating gap between rich and poor; Israel still one of the world's most stable and flourishing economies.Raphael Poch, 31/01/2016 12:40
Report: Better-educated Israelis earn better money

Report: Better-educated Israelis earn better money

Better-educated Israelis are doing better than their peers in other developed countries, an OECD report says.Moshe Cohen, 13/12/2015 16:50
Israeli Teachers Make 37% Less Than OECD Average

Israeli Teachers Make 37% Less Than OECD Average

Central Bureau of Statistics finds that men make 15% more, on average, than women as well.Tova Dvorin, 02/06/2015 14:58
Nearly 2/3 of Israelis are Often Overdrawn

Nearly 2/3 of Israelis are Often Overdrawn

Shocking figures reveal many Israelis living constantly in the red; Bank of Israel wants to know why.Hillel Fendel, 03/11/2014 15:27
Report: Prices in Israel Not So Bad

Report: Prices in Israel Not So Bad

Prices in Israel may be high, but they are going up at a slower pace than in other OECD countries, a report said.Moshe Cohen, 03/11/2014 02:16
World Bank: Israel Less Business-Friendly Now

World Bank: Israel Less Business-Friendly Now

The World Bank Israel listed in 40th place as a business-friendly location, two places below Israel's position in the 2013 report.Moshe Cohen, 02/11/2014 17:20
Israel 4th Most Educated Country

Israel 4th Most Educated Country

OECD: Israel follows Russia, Canada and Japan, and is followed by the United States.Arutz Sheva, 15/09/2014 00:13
OECD: Medical Equipment, Hospital Bed Shortage

OECD: Medical Equipment, Hospital Bed Shortage

Israel's hospitals are consistently full-to-bursting, lack enough advanced medical equipment, according to 2012-based survey.Tova Dvorin, 30/06/2014 19:10
Report: To Cut Poverty, Govt. Must Spend Money

Report: To Cut Poverty, Govt. Must Spend Money

Israel needs to invest money in order to lower the poverty rate, a Knesset-appointed panel said in a report released MondayYosef Berger, 24/06/2014 03:45
International Monetary Fund: Israel's GDP Stable

International Monetary Fund: Israel's GDP Stable

Israel's GDP continues to grow, according to new report - but unemployment in specific populations continue to threaten that growth.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2014 20:33
Analyst: Farmers’ ‘Cartels’ Mean Israelis Pay More

Analyst: Farmers’ ‘Cartels’ Mean Israelis Pay More

Analyst: Israelis pay 25% more due to powerful agricultural lobbies. The solution is simple – but won’t be easy.Maayana Miskin, 12/01/2014 13:25
OECD Sec'y-Gen Praises Israeli Economy With Lapid

OECD Sec'y-Gen Praises Israeli Economy With Lapid

In joint press conference, Angel Gurria and Finance Min. Lapid discuss new OECD report on Israeli economy.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 09/12/2013 09:26
Israeli Poverty Still High Despite Strong Economy

Israeli Poverty Still High Despite Strong Economy

High unemployment among Arab women, hareidi men contributes towards Israel ranking bottom out of 35 OECD states.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/12/2013 16:55
Bank of Israel: Israelis Pay Less Tax, Get Less

Bank of Israel: Israelis Pay Less Tax, Get Less

Bank of Israel finds Israelis pay less tax than others in OECD - and get less from the government.Maayana Miskin, 08/12/2013 15:19
Liquor Tax? I Didn't Do It, Says Finance Minister

Liquor Tax? I Didn't Do It, Says Finance Minister

Don't blame him for the increase in taxes on cheap liquor, Finance Minister Yair Lapid said MondayDavid Lev, 01/07/2013 22:29
Critics: Liquor Law Helps Rich, Punishes Poor

Critics: Liquor Law Helps Rich, Punishes Poor

Beginning Monday, prices on some alcoholic beverages in Israel will shoot up – while the cost of others will come downDavid Lev, 30/06/2013 21:57
Israeli Kids' Career Choices: Medicine and Science

Israeli Kids' Career Choices: Medicine and Science

Israeli kids are twice as motivated to become doctors as are kids elsewhereDavid Lev, 20/09/2012 19:06
Report: Israel is the Second-Most Educated Country

Report: Israel is the Second-Most Educated Country

The “Education at a Glance 2012” report finds that 64% of Israelis reach higher education, second only to Canada.Elad Benari, 12/09/2012 05:44
OECD to Israel: Great Job! But Crisis Not Over Yet

OECD to Israel: Great Job! But Crisis Not Over Yet

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria praises Israel on its management of the global fiscal crisis, but warns “it's not over yet.”Chana Ya'ar, 06/06/2012 10:56
PM: Middle Class Resents Hareidim, Arabs

PM: Middle Class Resents Hareidim, Arabs

In comments sure to anger some of his coalition partners, PM Netanyahu said that Hareidim and Arabs made Israeli 'look bad' in OECD reports.David Lev, 05/04/2012 13:52
OECD Report: Israel 2nd Among Educated Countries

OECD Report: Israel 2nd Among Educated Countries

New OECD report places Israel in second place in terms of the number of its academics. No surpise to Jewish mothers.Elad Benari, 02/02/2012 03:15
Shai Slams Netanyahu's "American" Economics

Shai Slams Netanyahu's "American" Economics

MK Nachman Shai slammed PM Netanyahu's free-market economics calling them "piggish capitalism".Gabe Kahn., 05/12/2011 21:40
Israel Booming Despite Economic Downturn

Israel Booming Despite Economic Downturn

OECD expects Israel to avoid recession and to see continued growth despite a slowdown that should end by mid 2012.Gabe Kahn., 28/11/2011 20:25
Women's Retirement to Remain 62

Women's Retirement to Remain 62

A bill to keep the retirement age for women at 62 passed its first Knesset reading as the coalition backs down on its pledge to fight.Gabe Kahn., 14/07/2011 21:55
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, 01/07/2011 14:45
Mixed Healthcare News from OECD

Mixed Healthcare News from OECD

OECD finds that Israelis are healthy, but hospitals are understaffed and overcrowded. Government promises change.Maayana Miskin, 01/07/2011 12:38
Israel: Best Economy in the West

Israel: Best Economy in the West

Israel’s economy is the fastest-growing in the West, blossoming by 4.5% - compared with the OECD's 2.7%.Hillel Fendel, 30/12/2010 14:06
OECD Meets in Jerusalem

OECD Meets in Jerusalem

Most OECD members ignore a PA call to boycott a conference in Jerusalem, but no tours will be led to areas in the capital claimed by the PA.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 20/10/2010 10:37
Fatah Boycotts All Jerusalem

Fatah Boycotts All Jerusalem

Fatah pushes for a foreign boycott of all of Jerusalem -- even those areas that have always been in Israeli hands.Maayana Miskin, 06/10/2010 19:38
Leftist Decry OECD in Jerusalem

Leftist Decry OECD in Jerusalem

A leftist organization sends a letter to OECD asking it to move planned conference out of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 02/08/2010 03:30
OECD Bonus for Israel

OECD Bonus for Israel

The OECD, which recently accepted Israel as a member, has chosen Jerusalem instead of Paris as the venue for its annual conference in October. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 15/06/2010 09:00
Israel Invests in Research

Israel Invests in Research

Government statistical data reveals that Israel has dramatically increased R&D spending, surpassing OECD standards.Maayana Miskin, 31/05/2010 21:51
Good OECD Report Card for Israel

Good OECD Report Card for Israel

Israel has a good report card in the health sector in comparison with other OECD nations, as seen in data just released by the Ministry of Health.Hana Levi Julian, 11/05/2010 17:04
Arab MK Against Israel

Arab MK Against Israel

The Chairman of the Israeli-Arab “Balad” party, MK Jamal Zekhalke, wrote to the head of the (OECD), asking him not to admit Israel into the body.Hillel Fendel, 11/05/2010 14:31
OECD Unanimously Accepts Israel

OECD Unanimously Accepts Israel

“This is a great day” for Israel, Prime Minister Netanyahu said after the OECD rejected PA objections and unanimously accepted Israel as a member. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/05/2010 17:54