In December 2017, the number of homes sold (8,800) was down 20 percent from the same month a year earlier, the Chief Economist reported.
There's nothing quite like the law of unintended consequences, which will trump social engineering legislation any day of the week.
“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.
The strike affected New Olim who were planning to complete the purchase of their new homes in August.
The giant ammonia tank was deemed a major health, environmental and security hazard for years.
Bezeq, will reportedly give up control of the company as part of negotiations to negotiate a NIS 1.2 billion debt owed by the Eurocom group.
Gaza residents talked about peace and the economy in their meeting Wednesday with Greenblatt, and how they see their own situation.
“In 70 years of Israel's existence no Indian prime minister has ever visited."
"Housing market data have indicated moderation in demand for homes... and continued decline in the flow of new mortgages taken out."
"This is an historic moment from which there can be no turning back," the prime minister said.
Discussions on the issue of Israeli settlement construction are continuing between the PMO and the White House.
"Investing in Israel has touched a response chord with individuals from all walks of life."
On Monday, Turkey's Minister of Culture and Tourism arrives for a state visit to Israel as well.
The incoming Minister of Economy and Industry points out that reducing the cost of living in Israel means safeguarding jobs here at home.
US Secy of State John Kerry said it was "frankly inappropriate" for President-elect Trump to express an opinion on actions by another leader.
Israel, a well-established military and intelligence powerhouse is increasingly integrated into the global economy, emerging as an economic and technological powerhouse
Jamaica's PM Holness says his people live in a "zone of peace" and offered condolences on the terror attack in Jerusalem.
As of Sunday morning there are no assessment hearings, and for several weeks no taxation abroad is being certified, no tax withholding on transactions in Israel, and 7,000 real estate transactions are delayed.
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Israel is unprecedentedly integrated into the global economy, highlighting the successful battle against BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions), while rejecting pessimism and fatalism.
The Bank of Israel kept the interest rate unchanged for the month of September 2016.
Iran, a member of OPEC, is not as worried about the plummeting price of crude oil as its regional neighbors -- it has other sources of income.
Doctors at Israeli public hospitals may decide to strike over staffing and private practice issues.
Israel is one of the top 5 world high-tech powers. The others? USA, China, Russia and India
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