NY Gov. Hochul Signs Law Restoring Business Access to Low-Cost Workers’ Compensation Coverage

The new law gives more than 3,700 New York businesses with an unpaid balance the opportunity to return to NY State Insurance Fund coverage.

Elbit Systems Closes Asia-Pacific Deals for a Total $768M

Elbit Systems is engaged in networked warfare programs in several countries, among them Switzerland, Israel, the UK, Sweden, Canada and others.

Israeli Electricity & Water Charges Next to Rise

By Friday morning, Israelis will be paying more for gasoline, electricity, water and dairy products.

Israeli Gasoline Prices Rise July 1, Fourth Time in Six Months

The cost of gasoline has risen by a whopping 20 percent in the past 12 months.

Israel to Raise Price of Milk, Abolish Customs on Hard Cheese

The price of regulated dairy products will rise by 4.9 percent, rather than by 14 percent, and will not change again for at least a year.

Israeli Startup ‘UVeye’ Collaborates with General Motors

UVeye’s drive-through systems can detect within seconds any external or mechanical flaw and identify anomalies, modifications or foreign objects under and around a vehicle.

Cabinet Committee to Pursue Entry of Retail Chains to Israel

The reform is designed to allow easier entry of imported products to the Israeli economy and expand the circle of new and veteran importers and retailers.

Knesset Economic Committee Head Urges Mortgage Pilot Program as Home Prices Soar

The current minimum down payment requirement of 25% dates from 2012 and isn’t appropriate for today’s home prices, says MK Michael Biton.

Israel’s Economy is Shrinking

Last month, the Bank’s Monetary Committee raised the interest rate to 0.75 percent.

Unilever Sued by Shareholder Over Ben & Jerrys Boycott

The lawsuit accuses Unilever of silence prior to the announcement that Ben & Jerry's would cease sales in Judea and Samaria, knowing the news could prompt states to divest from the firm, dropping its value.

Fed Raises Rates by 0.75 of a Percentage Point

The increase represents the largest interest rate hike since 1994.

IWI Introduces ‘Masada Slim’ Weapon

The IWI MASADA Slim is a micro compact 9mm polymer framed striker-fired pistol that features a built-in trigger safety.

Israel to Export Natural Gas to European Union, Through Egypt

This signing of the MOU is “another step on the way to Israel’s positioning as a natural gas power.” the Ministry of Energy stated.

Israel Introduces Unmanned Robotic Combat Vehicle at Eurosatory Exhibition

The system was developed as part of the autonomous battlefield concept.

New Israeli Radar Can Simultaneously Detect and Track ‘Thousands’ of Targets

It is believed that Israel will need to defend its people against large, repeated, simultaneous barrages of missile fire in the next war with Hezbollah.

The 200th Wing for F-35 Produced in Israel Transferred to Lockheed Martin

There are only three factories in the world – in Israel, Italy, and the US.

Israel Reassures Lebanon Rig Will Not Pump Gas from Disputed Territory

"Locating gas-based energy sources can greatly assist Lebanon’s economy and its citizens, and it is in the interest of the State of Lebanon to advance the dialogue on this matter."

Knesset Committee Told Israel Needs ‘Food Security Law’

Health Ministry official: "Healthy food is not a luxury and harmful food mainly hurts the underprivileged populations."

Original Gerber Baby Ann Turner Cook Dead at 95

The family's neighbor, the artist Dorothy Hope Smith, did a charcoal drawing of Ann when she was a baby.

Major Jewish Donor Added to Board of Ben & Jerry’s Parent Company, Unilever

Trian Fund Management LP, an investment firm of billionaire Nelson Peltz, acquired a 1.5% stake in the company for $1.6 billion this year.

Israelis Flock to Buy Electric Cars with Increased Demand on the Horizon

The rise came despite a 12% drop in car deliveries this year due to supply chain problems.

Green Energy Plan for Jerusalem Involves Natural Gas

Green steps in the plan include infrastructure development to utilize renewable energy, with charging points for electric vehicles.

Energy Minister Cancels Decision to Cancel Natural Gas Exploration

Energy companies will launch a fourth exploration for natural gas in Israel's Mediterranean territorial waters.

Israel to Sign Free Trade Agreement with UAE

Prices will drop significantly in the agricultural sector, for cosmetics, food, medical equipment and medicine.

Gasoline Prices Rising Again in Israel

The maximum price for a liter of unleaded 95-octane gasoline at a self-service pump (including VAT) will be NIS 7.72 -- about $9 a gallon.

Arizona Governor Arrives in Israel for Talks

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio also arrived in the Jewish State on Jerusalem Day. He will attend the wedding of a friend in Jaffa.

Israel Hammers Out Deal to Supply Natural Gas to Europe via Egypt

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has emphasized to both Israel and Europe the importance of natural gas, even if only as a transitional energy source on the way to renewables.

Israeli Energy Conglomerate Surprises Ministry with Plans for Disputed Gas Field

Delek Group and its subsidiary, NewMed Energy, announce developing the disputed Aphrodite offshore gas field off the Cypriot coast.

13 MOUs Signed at Israel-Morocco Conference in Casablanca

The event took place at a time when both countries are seeking to strengthen bilateral ties following the establishment of diplomatic relations in late 2020.


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