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Larry Summers Withdraws From Consideration to Head Fed

Was it all the negative articles in which the other front-runner for Federal Reserve Chair, Janet L. Yellen, was compared to Lawrence Summers and...

Police Raid Israeli Diamond Billionaire’s Geneva home

Swiss police staged a mysterious raid on the Geneva home Israeli diamond billionaire Benny Steinmetz, according to an anonymous source close to the incident...

BOI Governor Might be Named after Yom Kippur

Following the fiascoes where Netanyahu's preferred choices for Bank of Israel governors couldn't be appointedt, the Turkel Committee vetted and approved three new candidates for the job.

Easing of Fears of Attack in Syria Sinks Shekel-Dollar Rate

The shekel-dollar rate sank to a two-year low Wednesday, reaching to as low as under 3.56 shekels to the dollar, after President Barack Obama...

Will Israeli Companies be Israeli in the Future?

Israel’s national snack food is Bamba, made by Osem, in which Nestle has a major stake. Strauss Foods is partly owned by Pepsi. Now China wants to buy Israel Tnuva. Will McDonald’s buy out falafel stands?

Another Israeli Start-Up to Raise Money on Wall Street

Israeli start-up Outbrain, which provides a digital content management and storage solution,  sis going to Wall Street to raise $100-200 million in a public...

New Israeli Oil Find near Gaza Could Drive Hamas, Abbas into War

Israel may have struck it rich twice – once with indications of oil off the southern coast and twice with the prospect of Hamas and Abbas fighting it out over probable claims to the Israeli discovery.

Israeli ‘Start-Up’ Magnet for American Non-Jews

Israel’s reputation as an incubator for Start-Ups has attracted non-Jewish Americans who have settled into successful careers, The Christian Science Monitor reported. The new immigrants...

El Al Teams Up with GetTaxi

El Al has signed an agreement with GetTaxi to offer passengers discounts for GetTaxi's cab hailing service in New York, Tel Aviv and other...

Israelis to Munch 15,000 Tons of Apples this Rosh Hashanah Season

Apples area mainstay of Rosh HaShanah, when Jews dip them in honey and bless it as sign of a sweet year, which this year should be very sweet if 15,000 tons apples can do the trick.

’Middle Class’ Champion Lapid One of Richest Israeli Politicians

“You can’t fool all of the people all of the time.” Lapid soared to political stardom on his “middle class” soap box, which turned out to be full of hogwash. His wealth now is estimated at $6 million.

Israel Shows Off $2 Billion in Precious Gems at Exhibition

The Israel Diamond Exchange hosted a four-day event this week, exhibiting $2 billion worth of diamonds and executing sales in the hundreds of millions...

‘Erdogan Shoots Himself in the Pocket with Anti-Israel View’

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s anti-Israel rhetoric is interfering with Turkish-Israeli cooperation that could turn Turkey into a regional energy base to ship...

Rich Get Richer: Germany Saves $55 Billion on Crisis

The rule of when it rains it pours seems to be working in Germany's favor.

Israeli Scientists Offer Solution to Famine

Let’s see what the Boycott Israel movement will say if Israel succeeds in developing new technology to reduce famine by enabling crops to grow in droughts. Maybe it will blame Israel for lower food prices.

Turmoil in Egypt May be Driving Up Shekel-Dollar Rate

One dollar bought slightly more than 3.57 shekels Monday morning as the shekel lost some of its recent strength, possibly because of the violence...

Tale of 2 Debts: Moody’s OKs Israel’s A1 Rating; US Sinks in Red

Hang on to your shekels. The Israeli economy is stable and Moody's okays its A1 debt rating. But in US, one economist says America’s debt is understated by 75 percent and is $70 trillion.

Two Chassidic Yeshivas Capitulate, Will Teach Core Curriculum

Cuts in funding, together with severe cuts in child support, will likely force the majority of Haredi yeshivas to buckle under.

IBM Buys Out Israeli Data Security Firm for $300-400 Million

IBM has announced it is buying up the Israeli data security company Trusteer for an undisclosed sum but which market analysts estimate is in...

Israeli Firm Plans Gas Pipelines to Turkey, other Mideast Nations

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,...

Shekel-Dollar Rate Sinks Below 3.53

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...

Search On Again For Bank of Israel Governor

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...

Professor Leo Leiderman to be Next Bank of Israel Governor

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yair Lapid have decided to appoint Professor Leo Leiderman as the new governor of the Bank of...

Tel Aviv Approves Plans for Israel’s Tallest Skyscraper

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,...

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