Articles in "Economy"

Israel’s SafeCharge Online Payment Service Acquired by Canada’s Nuvei

The Israel-based SafeCharge online payment service is being acquired by Canada's Nuvei Corporation for a massive $889 million. Israeli ...

PA Prepares to Disconnect from Israel’s Economy

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has commenced with preparations to alter the Paris Protocols and even disconnect from the Israeli economy, ...

Unemployment in PA Increased in 2018

The unemployment rate in the Palestinian Authority (PA) increased in 2018 to reach 31 percent, compared with 28 percent in 2017, and the ...

Meet Orin Julie: Israel’s Top Gun Model

At her modeling agency office in one of South Tel Aviv’s industrial zones, Orin Julie sits with Nina Shmuel, Almog Vakulker, Natalia ...

First-Ever International Tourism Security Summit Kicks Off In Jerusalem

Tourism in Israel is booming. Despite figures from tourism research company IPK International that in 2017, 56% of people viewed Israel as ...

Gov’t Approves NIS 417 Million Package to Shield Dead Sea Economy From Sinkhole Threat

The Cabinet on Sunday approved a financial aid package of NIS 417 million over the next four years to bolster the Dead Sea region, and ...

Seculars in Ashdod Pledge Fight Against Religious Coercion Following Shabbat Fines

The CEO of Big, a national chain of shopping malls, said Sunday that the parent company would cover fines incurred by businesses operating ...

Strong Shekel Means Tough Times for Immigrants

Like many olim hadashim (new immigrants), Miriam Lottner had one over-arching goal when she made Aliya from Los Angeles in 1994: To become ...

Israeli Start-Ups Post Fifth Year of Growth To Raise Record $5.24 Billion

Israeli high-tech start-up companies raised a record $5.24 billion in 2017, an increase of nine percent on the previous year, according to ...

Israel Exports Set To Top $100 Billion For First Time

Israel’s exports for the first half of 2017 were up 6 percent in US dollar terms over the parallel period last year and are on course to ...