The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
Posted on: March 3rd, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz expressed concern Sunday that U.S. financial difficulties would affect Israel’s economy. “We are very worried about the financial difficulties in the U.S., and I hope they won’t hurt us,” he said at the weekly Cabinet meeting. Steinitz’s comments came after Obama on Friday night ordered $85 billion in automatic, across-the-board cuts, […]
Posted on: February 28th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
The Canadian Potash fertilizer company is determined to buy Israel’s huge Israel Chemicals Ltd. (despite opposition among lawmakers and employees of the Israeli company. Over 20 Israeli lawmakers met in Jerusalem Wednesday to discuss the issue, with some voicing strong opposition to the deal, according to Bloomberg. “The sale of ICL to a foreign company […]
Posted on: February 27th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
Gulliver has a one-year license for exploring an area between Sodom and Arad.
Posted on: February 3rd, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
"Low-cost natural gas is the elixir, the sweetness, the juice, the Viagra."
Posted on: January 23rd, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
Israeli stocks and bounds advanced following elections, “as investors bet Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition would weaken ultra-Orthodox factions as the nation seeks to narrow its budget deficit,” according to a report by Bloomberg business news.
Posted on: January 13th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
The Kinneret is expected to rise at a rate of 1 inch per day until the end of the season.
Posted on: November 1st, 2012News & Views → Business and Economy
Remember how the New York Times lionized the anti-capitalist Occupy Wall Street vigilantes?
Posted on: October 31st, 2012News & Views → Business and Economy
Der Spiegel reported that Israel’s government records an estimated €230 million ($298 million) in produce, toys, textiles and cosmetics exported to the EU yearly from Judea and Samaria – approximately 2% of all its exports to Europe, despite a European Court of Justice ruling in 2010 excluding Jewish products from Judea and Samaria from the EU’s international customs cooperation agreements.
Posted on: October 30th, 2012News & Views → Business and Economy
The new directive stops banks from giving mortgages with an LTV of more than 70%, with an exception for first-time buyers, who are allowed mortgages of up to 75% of the value of the apartment. Mortgage customers who buy an apartment for investment will be limited to 50% LTV.
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