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NY State’s Anti-Boycott Bill in Deep Freeze

Boycotting a boycotter could boomerang, despite all of the good intentions off those behind the idea.

Canadian Minister ’Thanks Oxfam’ and Buys SodaStream Machine

Canada’s Employment minister Jason Kenney has countered the BDS ‘Boycott SodaStream” campaign by buying one of the company’s soda-making machines and crediting Oxfam for...

BDS Agenda Falsely Links Boycott with Drop in SodaStream’s Stock

If one could trade stock in left-wing groups linking SodaStream’s stock drop to BDS, then Mondoweiss is a short sale.

Norway’s Fund Reinstates Boycott of Israeli Firms Linked to Yesha

Norway has reinstated its 2010 boycott of two Israeli companies because their operations included activities in Judea and Samaria, The Wall Street Journal reported...

Israeli Biotech Firm’s Diabetes Drug Passes FDA Phase 2 Trial

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported positive results in its Phase 2a trial of an oral insulin capsule produced by Israeli-based...

Scarlett Johansson Left Oxfam

Johansson and Oxfam "have a fundamental difference of opinion in regards to the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement."

Prime Real Estate Opening for Housing on Dismantled IDF Camps

It's a boom: some 100,000 housing units will replace military camps in the high-value center of Israel.

Lockheed Martin to Help Launch Cyber Security Program in Israel

Lockheed Martin and EMC Corp. announced on Sunday an agreement to invest in cyber security and other technology projects based in the new Advanced...

Intel Says It Exported $35 Billion from Israel in 40 Years

Intel is celebrating its 40th year in Israel with a report that it has exported one billion silicon processors worth $35 billion . Last year,...

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to Visit Israel in July

Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer told Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in Davos Wednesday that she expects to visit Israel in July. Meeting at the...

Larry King Teams Up with Technion to Promote Israeli High Tech

Former CNN host Larry King and the Haifa-based Technion Institute are establishing the Israel Silicon Valley Chambers of Commerce to promote Israeli high tech...

Netanyahu to Address Davos Forum on ‘Israel – Innovation Nation’

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will travel Wednesday to the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos, where he will deliver an address under the heading...

Al Shabaka: Palestinian Business the Enemy of Palestinian Statehood

While most Arabs living under "occupation" are struggling to survive, Palestinian capitalists are thriving.

Int’l Flavors to Buy Kibbutz Suppliers for $88 Million

The U.S.-based International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) firm is buying Aromor Flavors, half-owned by Kibbutz Givat Oz, which is located southeast of Haifa. Former executives...

Teva Names New CEO Three Months after Firing Jeremy Levin

Teva Pharmaceutical announced on Thursday that its new CEO will be Erez Vigodman, who until now has been the CEO for the huge phosphate...

Sinking Shekel-Dollar Rate Good News for Israelis Visiting the US

How low can you get? The shekel-dollar rate sank to a 28-month low Tuesday, and a dollar now is worth only a tad more...

Lapid Puts Cheeses under Price Control; Consumers Say ‘So What?’

Finance Minister Yair Lapid called a press conference to announce great news for consumers – soft white cheese and whipped cream now will be...

Israeli Tax Authority Kills the Next Great Startup

In their eagerness to catch a few cheating taxi drivers, did the Tax Authority destroy the reputation of a promising Israeli start-up?

Authority, Shmothority, Is Hebrew National Meat Kosher?

One judge wondered how meat could be considered kosher, if the employees of the kosher slaughtering firm "just passed on the cows."

Three of Top Ten Net Worth Gainers Are Jewish

Jews make up three of the 10 biggest gainers in net worth in 2013, as listed by Forbes. Among the Jews are Google co-founder Larry...

Knesset Bill Aims at Google to Pay Royalties on Israeli Content

Google will have to pay 7 percent on revenue from Israeli Internet content that is copyrighted if the Knesset approves a bill submitted by...

Off-Shore Oil Field May Contain 3 Billion Barrels of Oil

Noble told analysts that drilling will not begin before the end of next year.

Court Approves Haredi-Led Consortium to Take Over IDB Conglomerate

A Tel Aviv court Tuesday has rejected arguments from embattled billionaire Nochi Dankner and has given its stamp of approval to allow a consortium,...

Should Israel Help Save America’s Jewish Community?

Israel has invested more than $125 million trying to bring young Jews to visit, with meager results.

New Cannabis Regulations Pick National ‘Pusher’ sans Bidding

Only the pharmacies will be decided according to an official bid – everybody else basically gets a license to print money.

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