OECD: Israeli economy ‘remarkable, inspirational’

The Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) highlighted Israel’s economic prowess during a visit to Jerusalem. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner “Since Israel joined…

Israel lowers taxes

The move is part of an economic plan to reduce the cost of living presented by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Minister of Finance Avigdor Liberman and Minister of Economy Orna…

IDF salaries rise

“Next week, every soldier who looks at his pay slip will see a significant increase in salary, especially our combat personnel,” announced Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. By Erin Viner…

Israel widens 4th vax eligibility

Adults under 60 with underlying medical conditions, their caretakers, and others over 18 at significant risk of exposure to the coronavirus can now receive the 4th vaccine dose. By Erin…

Israel begins 4th vax round

"Israel will once again be pioneering the global vaccination effort," Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced in a televised news conference, underscoring, "We now have a new layer of defense." By…

Israel extends travel ban

10 more nations have been added to Israel no-fly red list designated as high-risk of infection by the Omicron coronavirus variant. By Erin Viner Israelis will be forbidden to visit…

US pop group defies BDS

The Grammy-winning group performed in Jerusalem this week despite heavy pressure from pro-Palestinian activists. By Erin Viner The Black Eyed Peas, perhaps best known for the smash single “Where is…

Israel bans entry due to Omicron variant

Becoming the first country to completely seal its borders in response to the new and potentially more contagious coronavirus variant, Israel has barred all non-citizens for 2 weeks. By Erin…

Israeli economy blossoms

Despite devastation on businesses wreaked by the coronavirus pandemic, the Israeli economy is expected to rebound with a 7.1% rise this year. By Erin Viner The Finance Ministry announced the…

Israel holds COVID drill

The day-long "Omega Exercise," named for a fictitious strain of the coronavirus, was conducted in preparedness to ensure the country is equipped to cope with all future scenarios. By Erin…