Israel Ranks Among UN’s Top 10 Most Innovative Nations

Israel’s precise place in the 2019 top 10 list has yet to be disclosed — the final results are slated to be unveiled on July 24 at a special event the WIPO will be hosting in New Delhi.

Study: Haredi Israelis Not So Poor Due to Low Debt

In Haredi society, half of which is poor and seventy percent of which are classified as low-income earners, the ratio of debtors is low.

British Airways, Lufthansa, Cancel Cairo Flights over Security Concerns

The UK foreign office issued a travel advisory to British nationals planning to visit Egypt, saying "there is a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation."

First-of-Its-Kind Hi-Tech Hub in Judea and Samaria Opens in Binyamin

BinyaminTech was created in order to establish a foundation that will allow for the development of a high-tech industry in the Binyamin region and incorporate the Binyamin residents in the industry.

Research Offers Different Approach to Poverty and Welfare Standards in Israel

The extraordinarily high birth rate among Arab and Haredi populations has been a contributing factor in the poverty of these sectors, the study found.

Israeli Start-up Developing Lab-Grown Steak Aims to Conquer the Global Market

The time necessary for the production of lab meat would take only three weeks, compared to two years with traditional beef growing.

Bar Refaeli to Appeal $2.25 Million Tax Verdict as Court Doubts her DiCaprio Affair

She really couldn't get Leonardo DiCaprio to tell the court they were living together in 2009-2010? Bummer.

Going Green: Israel to Convert Most of its Public Transportation to Electric Power by...

The Ministry’s goal is to convert 60 percent of the inner-city buses within the next six years.

Crucial Step: Leviathan Offshore Drilling Rig on Way to Israel

Leviathan is one of the world’s largest deep-water natural gas discoveries found in the first decade of the 21st century.

Haptic Dog Vest Means Good Vibrations for Search & Rescue Teams and Service Dogs

The technology may be useful for delivering remote commands to dogs for use in search and rescue, assisting disabled handlers, and other service animal applications.
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New Israeli Vehicle Puts the Motor – Inside the Wheels

The space saved by the REE vehicle’s base can be used for cargo, as well as for passengers or even a larger electric battery.

NY, Israel Ink Memorandum Of Understanding on FinTech Cooperation

“New York and Israel are both centers of innovation and given our close friendship there are many mutual benefits to a partnership in the emerging FinTech market."

IAI Transforming Boeing Passenger Planes to Cargo Use for Amazon

About 80 percent of the Amazon fleet, numbering around 40 aircraft has been converted.

In a First, Indonesian Delegation Visits Israel’s Diamond Exchange

Israel and Indonesia do not maintain official diplomatic ties, and Jakarta has been hostile towards Jerusalem, but delegations arrive in Israel periodically for trade and the exchange of knowledge.

Report on Reducing Regulatory Burden Shows Plan to Save Economy NIS 1.5B Each Year

“Five years have passed and the OECD issued a new report a few days ago. We were almost last and now we have jumped 16 places. This is unheard of."

Elbit Subsidiary to Supply Cyber Intelligence System to Dutch Police

Cyber Intelligence Ltd, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems, was selected to provide the Dutch National Police with a Cyber Intelligence system.

Israeli Gene Manipulation Puts Cow Flatulence Behind Us

More cows with less methane emissions, will leave Progressives with little to protest against.

Genius: Finance Minister Kahlon Delivers $11 Billion Deficit, $14 Billion Next 2 Years

This trend is expected to worsen and the finance ministry fears that should it continue, Israel may suffer a downgrading of its credit ratings.

PA Arrests Businessman Who Returned from Bahrain Conference

PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat on Friday condemned Trump's peace envoy Jason Greenblatt's statement, suggesting he preferred to call Israeli settlements "neighborhoods and cities."

Amazon Israel’s Local Launch Could Be This Summer

Israeli retailers are likely to be ready for the shopping season heading into the new school year and the Tishrei Rush.

Nintendo Opens 2nd Worldwide Store, in Tel Aviv

Some of the shoppers on opening day even wore costumes representing their favorite video game characters.

Israeli Health Tech Startup ‘DayTwo’ Raises $31M

DayTwo says it now has raised a total of $48 million with which it intends to continue to develop new products for metabolic and gastrointestinal conditions.

Israeli Company Wins Bid to Help Secure US Border

Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems has been awarded a $26 million contract to install a multi-sensor system to monitor the U.S.-Mexico border.

Teva Reaches $85 million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Abuse Suit

Like other opioid producers, Teva is facing lawsuits in the United States, having been accused of worsening the opioid crisis.

Unemployment in Israel Continued to Drop in May

The data were “proof of the Israeli government’s wise and responsible economic policy," said Economy and Industry Minister Eli Cohen.

McDonald’s Israel Wins Ben-Gurion Int’l Airport Tender Despite Boycott of Judea, Samaria

The Israeli franchise openly boycotts Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria – a violation of Israel’s anti-boycott laws.

Number of Businesses in Judea and Samaria Doubled in Past Decade

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan: “Entrepreneurship is in Samaria’s DNA.” Nearly 2,000 small and medium-sized businesses now operate in Judea and Samaria.

Besadno Startup Awarded Grant for Cutting-Edge Cardiology Device

The Filterlex device is designed to divert, capture, and excise emboli released during medical procedures.

Saudi Crown Prince: Iran Attacked Japanese Tanker During PM Abe’s Visit

The attacks represent "clear evidence of the Iranian regime’s policy and intentions to target the security and stability of the region.”

Anheuser-Busch to open cybersecurity unit in Tel Aviv

“With increasing digitalization, we have to be prepared to defend against anything coming,” said AB InBev vice president of global security and compliance Luis Veronesi.

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