Growth slowed to 2.2% on an annualized basis from 3.4% in the first half of 2018, and 4.3% in the second half of 2017, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.
It sounds like a gamble but Omri Lavie and Shalev Hulio's business record shows they know a thing or two about entrepreneurship.
Mergers & acquisitions
Israelis may not be known for politeness, but once overseas they spend so freely that every country wants a piece of the action.
Iran's posturing presents Israel with diplomatic opportunities that mustn't be missed.
Hotels in Petah Tikva, Ra'anana, Rehovot and Gedera cater to businesspeople, relatives visiting from abroad, and medical tourists.
While Israel celebrates a record 4 million tourists in 2018, Greece attracted 33 million tourists.
MYS Architects senior partner Rachel Feller, designer of many of the city's towers, tells "Globes" about her architectural philosophy.
OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved: The problem we wanted to solve is that of people who want to invest only $10,000.
Investing.com made once exclusive information available to all, in multiple languages. Its founder and its joint-CEOs talk to "Globes".
"Globes" ranks this year's crop of companies that are most likely to make a disruptive difference.
Taxation is not the least of the considerations for new immigrants to Israel.
Patent attorney Dr. Ronnie Benshafrut says Israel companies are conceding their advantages too easily.
1,700 hotel rooms and 1,920 housing units are planned for the old airport's southern and central sections.
The alacrity with which the state approves grants to Intel, wthout considering alternative uses of taxpayers' money, is alarming.