Supermarket shopping  credit: Tamar Matsafi

CPI up 0.8% in April

Inflation for the twelve months to the end of April was 4%.

OPINION & FEATURES
Road 6 Credit: Tamar Matsafi Extra bus and ridesharing lane to be built on Road 6

The number of buses on the Cross-Israel Highway hardly justifies an extra lane, so cars with three people have been added. It is just an excuse to continue investing in the car.

Energean CEO Mathios Rigas Credit: Energean New gas discovery should boost Israel's exports

The 8 BCM of offshore natural gas found by Energean will free up more gas for export.

Abraham Accords Credit: Shutterstock Israel-Saudi relations move up a gear

Israel and Saudi sources say the $2 billion investment in Jared Kushner's fund is economically significant but the diplomatic implications are even more important.

Traffic jam on Ayalon Highway  credit: Eyal Izhar The price of living in a crowded country

Under-investment in Israel's infrastructure is costing us not just time and annoyance, but billions in lost GDP.

NTA deputy CEO: Light rail can operate this year

Outgoing NTA deputy CEO Keren Zohar insists the Tel Aviv light rail Red Line can start operations in November, if bureaucratic obstacles are removed.

Assaf Barnea Credit: Alon Ron Sanara sets up $100m VC fund to transform healthcare

The Israeli healthcare investment platform has already raised half of the sum with Philips Healthcare as lead investor.

Leviathan rig Credit: Albatross EU gas crisis could be NIS 100b bonanza for Israel

Israel seems in no rush to take advantage of the opportunity created by Europe's efforts to wean itself off Russian gas, says gas market expert Gina Cohen.

Tech employees Photo: Shutterstock How's life for foreign techies in Israel? Complicated

There's a fast entry track for foreign experts, but not having an Israeli ID card makes everyday transactions difficult, and after five years time's up.

Lemonade IPO Credit: NYSE Is the party over for Israel's tech sector?

A fall in vacancies for software developers is another indication that Israeli tech companies and startups are tightening their belts.

Strauss plays by the book - will that be enough?

Competent media management is helping Strauss weather the salmonella storm, but the potential for a deeper crisis hasn't yet gone away.

Naftali Bennet address the Israel cyber conference Credit; Amos Ben-Gershom Export controls strangling Israel's cyberattack industry

Israeli spyware companies are struggling to survive as the Ministry of Defense grants fewer export permits following US pressure.

The lean startup myth  credit: Gil Gibli The lean Israeli startup is a thing of the past

Set-up costs are soaring, and conditions at the multinationals are just too good.

Levinsky Street Credit: Cadya Levy Levinsky Market is just the start

The success of closing off Levinsky Street has encouraged Tel Aviv to banish cars from more side streets.

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