Tag archive for ‘Dead Sea’
Jewish Business News On Monday, May 11th, 2020

5.5 Million votes, 3,000 Photographers from 40 ountries in The Dead Sea Photo Competition

 Photo credit Eytan Vitkon (organizers use permission) More than 5.5 million votes, 3,000 photographers from 40 countries, including Jordan, Bahrain, and Kuwait involve in the first international photo competition More...

Shiri Hadar On Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Marketing Israel to couchsurfing potatoes

It’s no secret that the State of Israel is seen as problematic in the world. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs found with a focus group of Americans in 2005 who had never been to the country that they imagined More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Hatrurim land license drilling finds oil near Dead Sea; Israeli oil reserve worth $319 million

The holders of the Hatrurim land license for oil, located near the Dead Sea, reported on Sunday to the Stock Exchange that according to a resource report, the area contains an oil reserve worth approximately More...

News Brief On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Israel, Jordan issue $800 million tender for joint construction of Red-Dead canal

Israel and Jordan are pushing forward with a plan to construct a water-carrying canal from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea with the hopes that it will help stop the Dead Sea from shrinking further. The $800 million More...

Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

China’s Fosun to buy Israeli co Ahava for $77 million

  Chinese investment giant Fosun has signed an agreement to buy the Israeli Dead Sea cosmetics company Hahava. Fosun International in June agreed to buy control of Israeli insurer Phoenix from Delek Group More...

Aviv Levy On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Gaon Holdings in talks to sell Ahava stake

B. Gaon Holdings Ltd. (TASE: GAON) yesterday reported that it was holding preliminary talks for the sale of its share in cosmetics manufacturer Ahava Dead Sea Laboratories, controlled by Kibbutz Mitzpe Shalem. Gaon More...

Shai Shalev On Monday, June 8th, 2015

the cosmetics company Ahava seeks to move production out of West Bank

Ahava, the Israeli cosmetics company that bases its products on Dead Sea minerals, and is controlled by Kibbutz Mitzpe Shalem, is expected to transfer its manufacturing activities away from the kibbutz, More...

Koby Yeshayahou On Friday, April 24th, 2015

Israel Chemicals signs 1.1 million ton Chinese potash deals

  Israel Chemicals (TASE: ICL: NYSE: ICL) reports it has signed agreements to supply its customers in China with an aggregate 1.1 million metric tons of potash during 2015. The agreements include options More...

JNS On Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Israel, Jordan, Sign ‘Red-Dead’ Deal to Replenish Dead Sea

The governments of Israel and Jordan have signed a major agreement to build a desalination plant near the Jordanian tourist resort of Akaba, with the goal of working together to replenish the Dead Sea. Through More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Israel’s Antiquities Authority Dig Quest App Lets Kids Play Archeologist

Israel’s Antiquities Authority has released a new app called Dig Quest that lets kids all over the world learn about the country’s archaeological sites. The games in the App are designed around real discoveries More...

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