Close your eyes, breathe in deeply, now exhale slowly… That was easy, wasn’t it? Not for everyone…
Posted on: April 3rd, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
An 840-foot skyscraper, the largest residential tower in the Middle East, will rise in the Greater Tel Aviv area, the Azorim Development and Investment Company announced Thursday. Construction on the 65-floor complex, which will include an observatory, will begin soon on the site located in Ramat Gan, an upscale city adjacent to Tel Aviv. The […]
Posted on: April 2nd, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
The coins will be distributed to Israeli businesses on May 6th at midnight and to individuals in the general population on June 6 at midnight.
Posted on: April 1st, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
Bitcoin, which made its debut in Israel this week, is a new form of virtual currency that has begun to make the rounds of the global economy in the past several years.
Posted on: March 31st, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
Israel's unemployment rates have been trending low over the past two years.
Posted on: March 25th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The Swedish-based H & M clothing chain has recalled thousands of vest tops adorned with a skull inside a Star of David after angry complaints from customers. “The order has been stopped and the others have been pulled,” said a H & M spokeswoman. “This was because of the feedback we received.” H M rejected […]
Posted on: March 25th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
A federal jury Monday found five former employees of Bernard Madoff guilty of knowingly being involved in the biggest Ponzi scheme in history and rejected their claims that they were just following orders. The defendants’ testified that Madoff was the only one who knew of the swindle, but assistant U.S. attorney John T. Zach had […]
Posted on: March 24th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
Sources in the kosher food industry are speculating that a new major supermarket deal will have a positive effect on kosher food sales. Cerberus Capital Management appears to be making a major investment into the supermarket industry by acquiring Safeway in addition to the Albertson’s chain which it already owns. Together, the two grocery chains […]
Posted on: March 19th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Boycott
If the Boycott Israel movement has any intellectual honesty, which it doesn’t, let’s see it tackle Whirlpool subsidiary KitchenAid.
Posted on: March 18th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
The Russian search giant Yandex has bought out Israel’s KitLocate start-up, a maker of low-power mobile geolocation technology, for “several million Euros,” TechCrunch reported Tuesday. KitLocate features low battery consumption by using proprietary algorithms that allow location-based apps to request the device’s geographic coordinates less frequently without losing too much precision. Yandex will use KitlLocate’s […]
Posted on: March 13th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Boycott
Perhaps the Saudis are afraid that eating Zionist fruit will indoctrinate its citizens with a bit of common sense.
Posted on: March 12th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
The romantic skyline of Jerusalem is disappearing. Is Jerusalem on its way to becoming a modern city? Or is it losing its special character?
Posted on: March 11th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
The Priceline online ticketing and reservation company has bought Israeli-based start-up Qlika for around $3 million, according to the VentureBeat website. Qlika, based in the metropolitan Tel Aviv city of Ramat Gan, focuses on “micro-location” ad campaigns and has only six employees, all of whom have masters’ degrees in physics and mathematics and who have […]
Posted on: March 10th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Sexist and often violent, corrupt and even anti-Zionist Haredim in Beit Shemesh create a false image of the city.
Posted on: March 4th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
Oracle’s Larry Ellison remains the world’s wealthiest Jew, placing fifth on Forbes magazine’s annual world billionaires list for 2014. Meanwhile, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg (ranked at No. 21) was the “biggest dollar gainer” on the list, with his fortune jumping $15.2 billion, to $28.5 billion. Ellison (with a net worth of $48 billion) and casino mogul […]
Posted on: March 3rd, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
The same data shows a 19 percent drop in housing starts in the Tel Aviv area.
Posted on: March 2nd, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
Government plans to market 12,000 new apartments in Modi'in, where prices haven't stopped rising in recent years.
Posted on: February 28th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
The two Harvard MBA students are the perfect matchmakers for quality MBA students and Israeli companies
Posted on: February 27th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Two rare early editions of “Mein Kampf” signed by Adolf Hitler may for more than $20,000 at an online auction on Thursday, AP reports. Nate Sanders, owner of Nate D. Sanders Auctions in Los Angeles, expects criticism for auctioning the 1925 and 1926 books up for bid. But he says that it’s a piece of […]
Posted on: February 26th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
Custom duties on imported butter, yogurt and other dairy products will be drastically slashed in a move by Economy Minister Naftali Bennett to increase competition and lower prices. Import taxes on some dairy prices account for as much as 100 percent of the final cost, according to Bennett, who also is chairman of the Jewish […]
Posted on: February 25th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
IKEA will open its third store in Israel on March 11, when it opens the doors to its Kiryat Ata branch near Haifa. The company paid $110 million to build the store, which will have 51 showrooms and three houses with designed rooms. “IKEA’s entry to the north is the implementation of another step in […]
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