Environmental organization Greenpeace has criticized Israel Environment Minister Gila Gamliel for her accusations against Iran.
The average monthly salary rose to NIS 11,538 as the number of jobs fell 10%, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.
Prof. Amir Yaron told CNN that despite rising inflation expectations, the interest rate will stay "lower for longer" because of high unemployment.
Marine protection head Rani Amir was more circumspect saying he cannot rule out that it was an act of terror by the ship smuggling oil from Iran to Syria.
Israel's Committee for the Reduction of Concentration in the economy has added nine new companies to its list for 2021.
Newly installed CEO Shulamit Geri wants Israel's most conservative financial institution to become more like a private enterprise.
Minister of Communications Benny Gantz: The reform will accelerate technological advancement in IoT, and in general.
Mizrahi Tefahot chief strategist Modi Shafrir: After negative inflation in Israel since 2013, rises in global commodity prices will push up prices.
The streamlining is a condition of the airline receiving $300 million in bank loans with an 82.5% state guarantee.
Government transfers and an enforced consumption drought have swollen savings, and hence asset prices as well.
The Bank of Israel has kept its growth forecast of 6.3% for the Israeli economy in 2021 but warns that unemployment will remain high.
With purchase tax on hybrid cars set to revert to 83% in 2022, Israeli car importers are divided on what the effect will be.
Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi has agreed that thousands of soldiers will join the effort to clear the pollution that has hit Israel's coastline.
A decline of just 2.4% in GDP looks like success in dealing with the pandemic, but, as always, the devil is in the details.
In an election period, attacking the haredi orthodox community yields political gains, but the figures show the attacks are off the mark.