Tag archive for ‘Economy of Israel’
Jewish Business News On Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Israel’s Galilee to become global food-tech powerhouse

Israel’s leading role in medical-device, biotechnology and agricultural innovation is now expanding to the emerging science of functional foods. A new collaboration between Rutgers University in New Jersey More...

Israeli Delek Group become largest shareholder in international operator Ithaca Energy

  Yitzhak Tshuva’s Delek Group is taking advantage of opportunities in the international energy market and has become the largest shareholder in international operator Ithaca Energy. Delek is not More...

Ilan Shavit On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

AmTrust buys Delek’s Republic for $233 million

  AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFSI) has entered into an agreement to acquire Republic Companies, Inc and its affiliates from Delek Group Ltd. (TASE:DLEKG), and Republic Insurance Holdings, More...

Michael Ordman On Sunday, September 20th, 2015

Good News From Israel

In the 20th Sep 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         South Africa has chosen an Israeli system to screen blood for viruses. ·         An Israeli aid organization More...

News Brief On Monday, September 7th, 2015

Knesset vote leaves gas agreement stuck

An agreement over the financial future of Israel’s gas fields passed a vote in the Knesset Monday by a vote of 59-51, inspiring Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to stand up in applause as the results More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Prime Minister Netanyahu and Finance Minister Kahlon Announce Tax Reductions

  Israel’s rate of VAT is to fall to 17 percent and Taxes on companies will also be reduced to 25 percent, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Kahlon announced this evening. “In More...

John Rampton On Monday, July 27th, 2015

Israel’s Hot Startup Scene is Fostering Several Unicorns

  I recently had the privilege to fly from Silicon Valley to what many know as Silicon Wadi (also know as Tel Aviv, Israel). Israel has more that 6, 000 startups and attracts more venture capital More...

Shari Arison
Globes On Sunday, July 19th, 2015

Shari Arison mulls foreign partner for Bank Hapoalim

  Shari Arison is considering bringing a new investor into Bank Hapoalim (TASE: POLI). Sources inform “Globes” that the Arison group is considering the recruitment of a new partner in the controlling More...

Globes On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Gas agreement: Noble Energy stays in Tamar and Leviathan

The outline gas agreement between the State of Israel and the gas exploration companies, chiefly Noble Energy (NBL) and Delek Group Ltd. (TASE: DLEKG), was released for publication today. It was presented at More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Israel: Cabinet Approves Transfer to Itself of the Economy Minister’s Authority

  At its weekly meeting on Sunday, the Israeli Cabinet approved transferring the Economy Minister’s authority under Article 52 of the 1988 Restrictive Trade Practices Act to itself, regarding actions More...

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