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Pro-’Palestine’ Students at Temple U Blame Victim for Altercation

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White House Releases Weapons Shipment to Israel

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Live Updates: Beit El & Modi’in Targeted (Latest Update 10:58pm)

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Ground Op on Horizon with Emergency Orders to 10,000 IDF Reservists

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Bomb Scare Forces Evacuation of Australian Jewish School

August 21, 2014 - 6:46 PM
 
Cabinet OKs Reserves Call-Up

August 21, 2014 - 5:31 PM
 
Irish Jews Brace for Galloway Visit

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Education Minister: Hamas Terror Won’t Prevent Israel’s Children from Learning

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Search for Mohammed Deif Continues in Gaza City Ruins

August 21, 2014 - 3:49 PM
 
Rock Attack on Israeli Bus

August 21, 2014 - 3:45 PM
 
Massive Rocket Barrage Blankets South

August 21, 2014 - 3:27 PM
 
Netanyahu Praises ‘Meticulous Intelligence, Precise IDF Operational Abilities’

August 21, 2014 - 1:00 PM
 
3 Terrorists Killed in IDF Attack on Sheikh Reduwein

August 21, 2014 - 12:42 PM
 
1 Israeli Hero Wounded Saving Children from Rocket Barrage in Eshkol

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Israel Kills Top Hamas Commander Raed Al-Attar

August 21, 2014 - 10:59 AM
 
Royal Jordanian Cancels Flights to Ben Gurion Airport

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Israeli Air Strikes Eliminate 20 Terror Targets in Gaza

August 21, 2014 - 10:12 AM
 
Israel Confirms: 3 Top Hamas Military Commanders Killed in Gaza

August 21, 2014 - 9:11 AM
 
PFLP Leader Khalida Jarrar ‘Deported’ to Jericho

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PA Flag Hung From Brooklyn Bridge

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Business and Economy
Mario Blejer, former head of Argentina's central bank, is favored for of Bank of Israel Governor.
 

Posted on: August 11th, 2013

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Advocated for the dolarization of Argentina's economy.

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Posted on: August 8th, 2013

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An Israeli energy company has announced plans to export natural gas via pipelines through Turkey and other countries in the Middle East. The Delek Group, the parent firm for several energy and gas exploration companies, said in its new prospectus that it plans to export some of the newly discovered natural gas off the Mediterranean […]

 

Posted on: August 8th, 2013

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The American dollar’s worldwide weakness helped drive down the shekel-dollar rate to below 3.53 shekels to the dollar Thursday, the lowest level since September 2011. One shekel now is worth 28 cents. Analysts have pointed to the lack of certainty over who will replace Stanley Fischer as Governor of the Bank of Israel, but the […]

 

Posted on: August 2nd, 2013

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Professor Leo Leiderman withdrew his candidacy for governor of the Bank of Israel, just two days before his election was to be announced. Leiderman’s withdrawal comes just days after Yaakov Frankel withdrew his candidacy, after an old scandal involving a duty free in Hong Kong resurfaced. PM Netanyahu and FM Lapid stated their regret with […]

 

Posted on: July 31st, 2013

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yair Lapid have decided to appoint Professor Leo Leiderman as the new governor of the Bank of Israel. Leiderman has a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago, and is currently a professor of economics at Tel Aviv University. Leiderman used to work in the Bank of […]

 

Posted on: July 31st, 2013

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The Tel Aviv Local Planning and Building Commission approved on Wednesday the “Keren HaKirya” plan for an 80-story high office, commercial and residential tower, which will be Israel’s tallest skyscraper, the Globes newspaper reported. The IDF headquarters are located on the nine-acre site, owned by the Israel Lands Administration. Four towers will be built, two […]

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Posted on: July 29th, 2013

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A new invention from Israel that falls in line with the Jewish state’s reputation as a “start-up nation,” potentially revolutionizing life for the blind and the visually impaired, will go on sale in the United States in September. The device, called OrCam, works via a 5-megapixel camera that attaches to glasses and can recognize text. […]

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Posted on: July 26th, 2013

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Palestinian Authority entrepreneurs are not interested in politics and concentrate on business in a Cisco-Israel training program, Forbes business magazine reported. Israeli Jewish high-tech experts coach PA CEOs and middle-level managers in the sessions. Cisco CEO John Chambers began thinking about the program after meeting with  chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah in 2008. “I personally went […]

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The Palestinian Authority would rather do without trains than let them help Jews as well as Arabs in Judea and Samaria. Picture: Passengers waiting for a train in Tel Aviv
 

Posted on: July 25th, 2013

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The PA’s all-or-nothing position years ago robbed itself of enjoying Israel’s superhighway. Now it refuses train lines that would propel economic growth. Why? Because it would help those awful settlers.

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Posted on: July 25th, 2013

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Yesh Atid and party chairman Yair Lapid are facing their first charges of unethical conduct following the revelation that one of Lipid’s advisers is a part-owner of a beer company that is due tor receive aid from the Finance Ministry that Lapid heads. Hillel Kobrinsky is an adviser to Lapid and holds a 4 percent […]

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Posted on: July 24th, 2013

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Israel’s increasing arms exports has made it one of the most important in the world, with a record $7.5 billion worth of arms exported in 2012, according to a Minister of Defense’s Export and Cooperation report on Tuesday. The new record is even more impressive when taking into account budget cuts in Western countries. “The […]

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The announcement of Israel's Fox clothing chain opening a branch in Ramallah drives another nail into the boycott movement
 

Posted on: July 23rd, 2013

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What do Rami Levi, Harel Wizel and Eil Orgad have in common? They are Israelis stores in Judea and Samaria. They also may be the key to destroying the peace process and making real peace.

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Posted on: July 17th, 2013

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IKEA is considering extending its operations in Israel and opening up a branch in Ramallah, in the Palestinian Authority, and in Be’er Sheva and Jerusalem, the  Hebrew-language newspaper Yediot Acharonot reported. Matthew Bronfman, who holds the IKEA franchise for Israel, reported said that “we’ll be happy to help establish the store” in Ramallah. The planned […]

 

Posted on: July 15th, 2013

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An alleged shoplifting incident in Hong Kong in 2006 has become a major issue over whether Yaakov Frenkel will return to his former post as Governor of the Bank of Israel, replacing Stanley Fischer who is quitting in mid-term to return to the United States. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s nomination of Frenkel two weeks ago […]

 

Posted on: July 14th, 2013

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It’s amazing how an election victory can change the stripes of a tiger, namely Yair Lapid. The sensation of Israeli politics who campaigned on behalf of the middle class and denounced the government for promising their situation will be better, now says the same thing. Barely three months in office and weeks after imposing austerity […]

 

Posted on: July 9th, 2013

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Minister of the Economy Naftali Bennett announced during his visit to China that Beijing officials have agreed to carry out a survey to determine the value of a free trade policy. China previously has rejected approaches from Israel that it conduct a study, and this week’s agreement, a pre-condition for a trade agreement,  was unexpected. […]

 

Posted on: July 8th, 2013

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Governor Jack Markell, the only sitting Jewish Governor in the United States, and a delegation of Delaware entrepreneurs and business leaders are visiting Israel on a week-long economic development mission. The trip highlights Delaware’s strong economic ties to Israel and aims to further raise Israeli business interest in the State. The delegation will be meeting […]

 

Posted on: July 8th, 2013

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The Bank of Israel ordered on Monday a 50 percent cut in fees Israel’s banks charge customers’ checking accounts. The banks make money, piles of it, by milking customers for two transactions for every check – one for the deposit and one for the transfer of funds. Bank of Israel Supervisor David Zaken ordered a […]

 

Posted on: July 8th, 2013

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The Israeli-founded Mobileye firm, which develops camera-based program for the auto industry to assist drivers, has raised $400 million through five investors, including Enterprise Rent A Car, to raise the company’s value to $1.5 billion. “This successful transaction is a testament to the strength of our business and the company’s future prospects. We are excited […]

MK Feiglin at the Knesset Economics Committee.
 

Posted on: July 5th, 2013

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"We've become an army that has a state, rather than a state that has an army, which is not a good thing!"

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