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Coronavirus testing  / Photo: Rabin Medical Center Spokesperson Daily new coronavirus cases reach record in Israel

6,782 people were found to have the disease yesterday, 11.6% of those tested. The government will consider further restrictions today.

Shlomi Fogel and DP World Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem  / Photo: PR Fogel sets up UAE fund for Israeli high-tech investments

Shlomi Fogel said one of the options discussed was the possibility of the companies that the fund invests in, establishing production plants in one of the UAE's free trade zones.

Coronavirus test / Photo: Reuters Three days into lockdown, Covid-19 still spreading rapidly

Fewer tests have been carried out in Israel because of the Rosh Hashanah holiday, but the proportion of positive results is high.

Abdulla bin Touq al Marri / Photo: UAE Ministry of Economy "The only question is, why didn't we do this earlier?"

UAE Minister of Economy Abdulla bin Touq al Marri waxes enthusiastic about the possibilities that the peace agreement with Israel opens up.

Arkia Neo 321 LR Ofra Haza  / Photo: Arkia spokesperson Arkia employees agree 130 layoffs, pay cuts

The airline's management, workers committee and Histadrut agreed to cut nearly 25% of the workforce.

Yuri Milner / Photo: The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Yuri Milner to fund Wharton degrees for 60 Israeli students

The tech investor fondly recalls that he was the Wharton School's first and last student from the Soviet Union.

Erika James  / Photo:  LARA WILLIAMSON  University of Pennsylvania "Innovation comes from diverse populations"

Prof. Erika James, the first woman and person of color to become dean of the Wharton School tells "Globes that diverse cultures and people in an organization breeds innovation.

Shopping during Covid-19  / Photo: Cadya Levy, Globes CPI unchanged in August, home prices continue rising

The Consumer Price Index has fallen 0.8% over the past 12 months, while in contrast housing prices have risen 2.9% in the past year.

Dubai / Photo: Matthias Seifert Reuters , Reuters Delegation of senior Israeli businesspeople visits Dubai

The delegation led by Bank Leumi chairman Samer Haj Yehia includes the heads of dozens of firms and funds.

 Andrew Abir  photo: Eyal Toueg BoI Deputy Governor: Sentiment on shekel has changed

Andrew Abir said the new lockdown was understandable, and what mattered was how the economy was opened up afterwards.

Yoaz Hendel / Photo: Knesset Spokesperson Adina Walman , דוברות הכנסת Fiber-optic network plan gets gov't nod

Minister of Communications Yoaz Hendel: We are entering a new digital age.

Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel Katz  / Photo: Alex Kolomoisky, Yedioth Ahronoth Israel's cabinet approves three-week lockdown

The longer than expected lockdown begins Friday at 2pm and ends October 10. During that time people will be restricted to within 500 meters of their homes.

Bahrain Photo: Shutterstock ASAP Creative Israel's bridge to Saudi Arabia

In some ways, Bahrain holds greater potential than the UAE for Israeli business, but the great prize is the connection to its powerful neighbor.

Bahrain World Trade Center, Manama / Photo: Hamad I Mohammed, Reuters Bahrain follows UAE in normalization with Israel

Bahrain's Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa will attend the signing of the agreement between Israel and the UAE  in Washington this week.

Annapurna sock factory / Photo: courtesy of the company "Every factory working with us improves performance 20-30%"

The Israel Innovation Authority Advanced Manufacturing Division has the mission of injecting innovation into Israel's traditional industries.

Apollo spacecraft NASA, remote work and social isolation

NASA's experience in overcoming astronauts' sense of isolation holds lessons for managing teams working remotely.

Abu Dhabi / Photo: Shutterstock When big regional economies meet, lives will change

UAE-based analyst Hasan Al Mujani describes the significance and potential of trade and tourism cooperation for Israel and the UAE.

Dubai / Photo: Matthias Seifert Reuters , Reuters Mistakes that will damage your business in the UAE

Cross-cultural business consultant Arona Maskil explains how to do business in a society which combines innovation and tradition.

Arab women Photo: Shutterstock Bringing Israel's Arabs into the start-up nation

A new plan aims to break down the barriers to young Israeli Arabs playing their full part in Israel's tech industry.

Panorama of Atlantis the Palm Hotel  / Photo: Shutterstock, Shutterstock.com From tech to tourism, Israel-UAE trade potential is vast

A senior UAE government official and Israeli businesspeople discuss the immense possibilities opened up by normalization.

Ra'anana high-tech park Israeli high-tech is an exclusive club

The friends-bring-friends hiring method in Israel's tech industry aggravates its severe talent shortage. Diversity is the key.

Bar on an Emirates aircraft / Photo: Company website Israelis dream of Emirates, Etihad and Muslim pilgrims

Normalization with the UAE opens up enormous aviation and tourism potential - in both directions.

Dubai Pact with UAE opens entire Arab world to Israeli business

A reformed economy in the UAE, and Arab demand for new  technologies, mean huge opportunities for Israeli exports.

Residential buildings in Bat Yam  photo: Eyal Izhar "Home prices in Israel will fall, period"

Ignore the self-interested predictions of contractors, appraisers and realtors, says Dr. Adam Reuter - one indicator is never wrong.

Office workers / Photo: Shutterstock Use the crisis - invest in training

If we have one million unemployed, we should at least exploit the opportunity to upgrade our labor pool and raise productivity.

High-tech office / Photo: Shutterstock, Shutterstock.com When doing good ends badly

Diversity policies in enterprises often achieve the opposite of the desired result. There are better ways.

Haifa Photo: Tamar Matsafi Yesterday Beirut tomorrow Haifa Bay

With 800 hazardous materials stored in Haifa Bay, concerns are raised that Israel could see a similar catastrophe to Beirut.

Adam Neumann  / Photo: Reuters Adam Neumann recharges his batteries in Israel

After five months in Israel, the WeWork founder is back in the US and acquaintances say he still has big plans.

Demonstration near prime minister's residence July 25 / Photo: Elor Levy Economic responses to Covid-19: A UK-Israel comparison

Facing similar pressures, the UK and Israeli governments have come up with various measures to mitigate the economic devastation.

Ori Heffetz / Photo: Yossi Zamir "Uncertainty and fear can kill the economy"

Cornell University and Hebrew University behavioral economist Prof. Ori Heffetz, an advisor to Israel's Prime Minister, advocates reducing uncertainty through transparency and economic assistance.

Yaneer Bar-Yam / Photo: PR "Israel can eradicate Covid-19 within weeks"

Complex systems expert Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam believes "flattening the curve" is immoral and futile, and that we have a better choice.

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