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Israeli Economy

Why Netanyahu Will Lose to Herzog

Erel Margalit | Posted 05.13.2015 | World
Erel Margalit

We cannot afford another nine years of more of the same. Economic growth cannot be separated from social growth any longer. Israel's opportunities should be available to everyone and under Isaac Herzog's leadership, we will ensure that strong economic growth benefits ordinary people.

Young Israelis Need Reason for Hope: Progress on Peace Would Help

Alan Elsner | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Alan Elsner

Around this time last year, voters aged 18 to 24 were about evenly divided, with 48 percent saying the country was moving in the right direction while 44 percent said it was off on the wrong track. The finding is especially significant because this is the age during which most Israelis do their military service, take some time off to contemplate their future and then begin their studies.

Comedic Farce at the Bank of Israel

Sheldon Filger | Posted 10.09.2013 | Business
Sheldon Filger

In a few short weeks, Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and his Finance Minster in his coalition government, Yair Lapid, have succeeded in doing what once seemed impossible; transforming his nation's central bank's once stellar reputation into a comedic farce.

Israeli Immigration and the Entrepreneurial Spirit

Daniel Seal | Posted 10.22.2011 | Business
Daniel Seal

Israel is a country of immigrants and, much like New York of the 19th Century, it is this "melting pot" that has encouraged the entrepreneurial spirit and enabled businesses and commerce to flourish.

Israeli Economy Sinks Into Recession For First Time In Eight Years

Bloomberg | Alisa Odenheimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel's economy contracted for a second consecutive quarter, plunging the economy into a recession for the first time in eight years, as exports plum...