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Jewish Billionaire Donates ‘Twice Chai’ Millions to Help Houston

In 2014, Dell donated $1.8 million to the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces.

Education Minister Bennett Launches National English Studies Program

“Israelis need a skill set to engage with the world,” said Education Minister Naftali Bennett. "Not knowing English is effectively closing books in your face and shutting opportunities to interact with the world."

Elbit Awarded $93 Million Contract to Upgrade F-5 for Asia-Pacific Country

Elbit will supply the F-5 with cutting-edge systems, including Head-Up Displays (HUDs), an advanced cockpit, radars, weapon delivery and navigation systems, as well as DASH IV Head Mounted Systems.

Israeli-US Energy Research & Development to Triple

The governments will jointly invest an additional $8 million in energy research and development.

Israeli-US Energy R&D to Increase Threefold

The Israeli government energy-related ministries and the US Department of Energy deepen their cooperation in research and development by tripling their budget threefold, according to...

Netanyahu, Guterres, Review Israeli Innovation Success

Water-Gen is a technology that provides an inexpensive, available and renewable source of clean fresh drinking water by directly extracting it from the atmosphere.

Gilead Sciences to Acquire Israeli Cancer Curing Kite Pharma for $11.9 Billion

Kite Pharma has developed engineered cell therapies that express either a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) or an engineered T cell receptor (TCR), depending on the type of cancer.

Finance Minister Moshe Kachlon’s Housing Economics Experiment is Failing

"There's also less real estate advertising for investors, because they aren't buying. Kachlon chilled the market."

As Trump Mulls Keeping Fed Chair Yellen, Gary Cohn Confesses He Considered Resigning over...

Cohn told the Financial Times on Friday he had written a resignation letter after Trump's feeble response to the neo-Nazi protests in Charlottesville.

PA 2017 Budget Allocates More to Terrorists than to the Needy

The PA's budget allots just under $170 a month to welfare families, while the maximum monthly payment to a security prisoner is about $3,340.

High Court Blocks IEC From Disconnecting PA’s Electricity Despite Massive Debt

The Palestinian Authority's accumulated unpaid bills have risen to over 2.2 billion shekels.

Elbit Presents Advanced Systems, Market Leading Capabilities at London Exhibition

Elbit’s booth S2-320 will offer the exciting "Sensor to shooter: A demonstration of networked Digital Fires components."

Watch: IAF Completes ‘Star’ UAV Absorption

Elbit has been very successful in selling the Hermes 900 abroad, including 6 units to replace Switzerland's 15 Ruag Rangers by 2019.

Agricultural Pest Threatens Israeli Exports to European Union

Historically, the moth has been found mainly in Africa, but in recent years has caused increasing damage in Israel as well.

Unemployment Hits New Lows

“I wouldn't like to see a reality where a husband or wife gets up in the morning and they don’t have a job to go to," Kahlon said.

Israel to Profit NIS 22B From Natural Gas in Coming Decades

“All this would of course have remained under the sea if various opponents were successful,” Netanyahu said. “But they failed."

Haifa Chemicals to Lay Off Hundreds of Employees at Northern Factory

For years there have been environmental and national security concerns that a missile could hit the tank, or some other disaster could strike.

Tel Aviv–Jerusalem High-Speed Train Passes First Test Ahead of April 2018 Opening

The new, high-speed railway has been criticized by the political left and the Palestinian Authority for passing through about 4 miles of Judea and Samaria, most of it through tunnels.

Paypal Suspends Rightwing Blogger Pamela Geller’s Account

"They did it. PayPal has banned our organization, American Freedom Defense Initiative."

Trump Fighting UN Blacklist of Companies Doing Business in Settlements

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein told US officials he intends to publish the blacklist by the end of 2017.

Arrest in Bank Yahav Extortion Case

"The bank is taking stringent information security measures for its databases, and discovered no break-in involving them."

Jewish Former Goldman Sachs Chief May Be Next to Abandon Trump’s Ship

Yale School of Management's Jeffrey Sonnenfeld said: "I think if he steps away, it would crash the markets."

Israeli ‘Long Weekend’ Bill in Jeopardy

The proposal faces still opposition from a competing plan that would reduce the work week by one hour.

Israel’s Meteor Aerospace Working on 1,300 Kg Long-Endurance UAV

Meteor Aerospace has scheduled the new UAV's flight testing for some time in 2019.

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