Netanyahu, Katz Unveil Comprehensive Economic Stimulus Plan

The nine-step plan includes grants for businesses and families and aid to the unemployed • Blue and White dismisses the move as a political stunt ahead of the March elections.

StoreDot Batteries Pass 5-Minute Electric Vehicle Hurdle

Extra-fast-charging car batteries are commercially ready; now Israeli startup StoreDot is working with BP to repurpose gas stations as charging stations.

UAE Postpones Visa Waivers for Israelis Until July 2021

Israelis who plan to travel to the UAE will need to obtain a tourist visa prior to their flight.

El Al’s ‘Sun D’Or’ Airlines Stops Operating on Sabbath

The change dates back to the acquisition of the airline in September 2020 by Eli Rozenberg, an Orthodox Jewish immigrant from New York.

Israeli Health Ministry Publishes Data-Sharing Contract Inked with Pfizer

According to the agreement, the MoH will provide epidemiological info to the pharmaceutical giant in exchange for the ongoing delivery of the BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

Israel’s Recovery at Annual Rate of 39.7% Third in OECD

The sharp rise in GDP followed the significant contraction in the economy in the Second Quarter of 2020.

Israelis Returning from UAE to be Quarantined in Coronavirus Hotels

The decision was made after it was discovered that several travelers who returned from Dubai were infected with the South African variant of COVID-19.

Bank of Israel: Hold On to your Dollars, We’re Staging a Comeback

"If anyone sold dollars the other day, I'm sorry, tough luck."

Israel’s Economy A+, Says Fitch Credit Rating Agency

"Fitch expects Israel to continue to register surpluses as services exports growth remains robust.”

Cuomo Does About-Face on Lockdowns, Appoints Blue-Ribbon Commission to Resuscitate NY Economy

He observed that "too many essential products are made in China, [which] we must [produce] in the United States and even here in New York."

First Delivery of Samaria Goods Shipped to UAE in Wake of Abraham Accords

“This is a historic day for Samaria and the entire State of Israel,” says Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan.

Israel Grants Tesla License to Import Cars

Tesla’s import permit enables it to import three the Model 3, Model S and Model X.

Ukraine-Israel Free Trade Agreement Takes Effect, Expected to Double Trade

Exports from Israel to Ukraine in 2017 totaled $130 million, with a total trade volume of approximately $940 million.

Chevron Official to Israeli Monitoring Agency: Expect 50% Increase in Natural Gas Consumption in...

"We are sitting on a huge stockpile of vinyl records while the world has transitioned to digital music," said MK Kahane.

Israel Completes Iron Dome Delivery to US Army

These batteries will be employed in the defense of US troops against a variety of ballistic and aerial threats.

Hezbollah’s Banking Arm Hacked, Sensitive Information Leaked

The Al-Qard Al-Hassan Association has 32 branches around Lebanon, operating as a charity offering financial assistance to the Shiite population.

Online Mall Heeds Wiesenthal’s Call, Removes Hitler Hoodie, Keeps Hitler-Smiley T-Shirt

"The banalization of this archetype of hate and discrimination is scathing.”

Israel Now Full Member of Green Financial Systems Launched by Paris Summit

Bank of Israel Governor Prof. Amir Yaron said in a statement on Monday that he welcomes "the Bank of Israel’s accession to the Network...

Israel Bank Removes Restriction on Prime-Rate Mortgages

Also, officials at the Bank of Israel noted that next year should see a reduction in the early repayment fees.

It’s Official: Products from Judea and Samaria Sold in US Now Labeled ‘Made in...

"Parties that import these goods into the United States are responsible for ensuring compliance with the marking requirements."

The Juice Keepers: Technion Students Use Viruses to Stop Juice from Spoiling

The teams presented the viability of the ideas to the corporations and showed their inherent business potential.”

TAU, IAA in Research Revealing Evidence of Trade between India and Israel 3,700 Years...

"This is clear evidence of trade with Southeast Asia as early as the 16th century BCE, much earlier than the researchers have assumed so far," explains Prof. Finkelstein.

US Dollar in Freefall Against Israeli Shekel

The current exchange rate marks the lowest point for the United States currency since 1996

Microsoft President Blames Israeli Company for Rash of Cyberattacks, Wants Biden to Intervene

"The Biden/Harris administration should weigh in with a similar view," Smith wrote.

Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi Stock Exchanges Sign MOU on Cooperation

One of the main purposes of the MOU is to examine opportunities for possible collaboration, including cross-listing of securities, mutual trading between members of the stock exchanges, investor access to both markets, the establishment of fintech and other market infrastructure technologies, and the sharing of data and other information for the development of new products.

Preparations for Israel-Morocco Chamber of Commerce to Start in Tel Aviv

Morocco is the sixth member of the Arab League to normalize relations with Israel, after Egypt and Jordan.

Israel Ships 10 Million Flowers to Europe Ahead of New Year Holidays

Israel produces almost a billion picking flowers and ornamental branches a year, half of which are for export and half for the local market. The industry has a turnover of 100 million euros a year.

Arkia Hiring Arab Flight Attendants for Tel Aviv-Dubai Line

The office Arkia plans to open at the Dubai airport will have an Arab manager able to provide service in both Hebrew and Arabic.

Report: Draft Law Proposal Lets Haredim Off the Hook, Helps Them Become Future Taxpayers

The Haredi partners in this coalition are now trying to lead a move to impose a new draft law that fits their needs, which would ultimately be struck down by a raging Supreme Court.

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