Meir Panim’s Tiberias Free Restaurant not only provides warm meals, but the opportunity to socialize as well.
Posted on: November 21st, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange’s flagship index the Tel Aviv 25 hit an all-time record high Wednesday, closing at 1,344 points and passing the previous closing level of 1,341.89 points set on April 21, 2011, Globes reported. Similar to Wall Street’s Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Tel Aviv 25 index consists of the largest 25 companies within Israel’s stock market. The […]
Posted on: November 21st, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Normal people wouldn't celebrate this kind of misery, but the Hamas is not staffed by normal people.
Posted on: November 20th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Jeremy Levin, who moved to Israel last year to take over the helm at Teva Pharmaceuticals only to be fired last month, say he loves Israel and is staying here, at least for the time being. Unlike Stanley Fischer, who made aliya to take over the post of Governor of the Bank of Israel and […]
Posted on: November 20th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Apple has taken another bite into Israel and is buying the home-grown Prime Minister Sense chip manufacturer for $345, according to the Calcalist newspaper. Neither Apple nor PrimeSense confirmed or denied the report. “We are focused on building a prosperous company while bringing 3D sensing and natural interaction to the mass market in a variety […]
Posted on: November 18th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Israeli branch of Office Depot has run out of bankruptcy-saving proposals, and a court on Monday authorized liquidators to lay off all 780 employees and close the stores. “After a lengthy hearing and with all due regret, it seems that the company has reached the end of the road, and nobody can disagree,” said […]
Posted on: November 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
He says it's “a societal train wreck waiting to happen.” Unlike casino gambling, of course.
Posted on: November 8th, 2013News & Views → Global
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says the minimum required to deal with the suffering in Syria is $4.4 billion.
Posted on: November 7th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Sodastream, the popular Israeli carbonated drinks company, has announced that it will kick off its 2014 advertising campaign with a $4 million Super Bowl ad for the second year in a row. “The Super Bowl is a proven venue for SodaStream to deliver our beverage revolution message to over 100 million viewers, empowering consumers to […]
Posted on: November 6th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
In Bethlehem on November 6, 2013, Secretary Kerry announced an additional $75 million in support of the Palestinian Authority’s High Impact Micro-Infrastructure Initiative (HIMII), bringing the total U.S. Government commitment to $100 million for the initiative. Germany has committed over $10 million to HIMII projects in the PA. According to the State dept., HIMII projects […]
Posted on: November 4th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The online auction website eBay apologized for allowing Nazi memorabilia to be sold under its auspices. The site removed about 30 items for sale within hours of an investigative report published in the Sunday edition of the Daily Mail. The report went up on the newspaper’s website late Saturday night. “We are very sorry these […]
Posted on: November 4th, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
Lockheed Martin reportedly plans to open a subsidiary in Israel that will employ hundreds of workers. The American aerospace and defense contractor also is looking to purchase Israeli companies and integrate itself into the Israeli economy and its domestic security market, the Israeli daily newspaper Maariv reported Sunday. Lockheed Martin Executive Vice President Patrick Dewar […]
Posted on: October 31st, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
About 40 trees have been damaged.
Posted on: October 30th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Jeremy Levin, who moved to Israel from the United States 18 months ago to take the helm of Teva Pharmaceuticals, quit his post on Wednesday, sending the company’s stock down more than 7 percent in trading on NASDAQ in early trading. “Since Levin’s arrival, the board of directors and management saw eye-to-eye in drawing up […]
Posted on: October 23rd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
In an election that failed to alter the top of the municipal map, all the important changes took place in small places.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Philanthropic Network (SPN) has launched #MakeItHappen, a new micro-grants initiative that invites individuals to submit ideas for creating Jewish experiences in their communities. Between October and December 2013, SPN will select up to 50 ideas from around the world to receive micro grants of up to $1,000. Five ideas could […]
Posted on: October 20th, 2013News & Views → Israel
PM Netanyahu and Finance Minister Lapid announced that acting Bank of Israel Governor Karnit Flug will be appointed as the next governor. Flug will be the Bank of Israel’s first female governor. Flug was not Netanyahu’s first choice to replace Stanley Fischer, but his other choices were either disqualified, or backed out before they become […]
Posted on: October 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Glatt kosher hotdog manufacturer Abeles & Heymann is donating $10,000 in hotdogs to the Masbia soup kitchen.
Posted on: October 18th, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Tens of thousands of Arabs worked in Gush Katif and Israel before the Intifada in the late ‘80s. Today, literally today, a Gaza man said he is so poor he is ready to sell his daughter. Can the West connect the dots?
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
B’nai B’rith International expressed cautious optimism that a newly reached plan between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to fund the government through Jan. 15 and lift the debt limit through Feb. 7 would pass in House and Senate votes. The plan would effectively end the two-week partial government shutdown. “We urge […]
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
The national director of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA as well as The Military Coalition, a coalition of 33 leading veterans and military organizations, said that the White House and Congress are financially neglecting veterans and members of the military through the ongoing government shutdown. Retired Army Col. Herb Rosenbleeth spoke during a […]
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