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…

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…

Israeli budget approved after 3.5-year stalemate

Approval of the 2022 national budget bolsters the stability and fiscal responsibility of the diverse, cross-partisan coalition government led by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. By Erin Viner The vote of…

Israel gives emergency aid to India

Israel has begun delivery of emergency medical aid to coronavirus-stricken ally India. "The extension of emergency assistance is an expression of the deep friendship between our countries in India's time…

4.6% rise in Israeli economy forecast

Israel’s economy has been badly damaged by the coronavirus, similar to that which has been experiences around the globe. Israel’s Finance Ministry has nevertheless estimated a 4.6% growth of the…

Gaza health sector near collapse by COVID-19

Gaza public health officials are warning that a sharp increase in coronavirus infections in the Palestinian enclave could soon overwhelm its limited medical system as soon as next week. The…

Israel Finance Min. promises new budget by December

Israeli Finance Minister Yisrael Katz has vowed that the long awaited 2021 state budget would be ready by December, amid allegations of deliberate government delays for political reasons and the…

Israel unveils ₪80b national anti-virus aid plan

Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon has announced the allocation of additional funds as part of the government’s economic aid package to assist a growing number of citizens who are struggling…