Volunteers cleaning beaches  credit: Sharon and Carmel Cities Association Greenpeace: Tar pollution disaster not act of terror

Environmental organization Greenpeace has criticized Israel Environment Minister Gila Gamliel for her accusations against Iran.

Salary slip Average salary in Israel rose 7% in 2020

The average monthly salary rose to NIS 11,538 as the number of jobs fell 10%, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.

Amir Yaron Bank of Israel Governor rules out rate hike

Prof. Amir Yaron told CNN that despite rising inflation expectations, the interest rate will stay "lower for longer" because of high unemployment.

Israeli Environment Minister: Oil spill was Iranian terror

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.

Rami Levy / Photo: PR Rami Levy added to market concentration list

Israel's Committee for the Reduction of Concentration in the economy has added nine new companies to its list for 2021.

Shulamit Geri  credit:Eyal Izhar The woman to change the Bank of Israel

Newly installed CEO Shulamit Geri wants Israel's most conservative financial institution to become more like a private enterprise.

Benny Gantz  credit: Oren Ben Hakoon Israel relaxes regulations on wireless product imports

Minister of Communications Benny Gantz: The reform will accelerate technological advancement in IoT, and in general.

Dizengoff Center  / Photo: Cadya Levy, Globes Inflation set for comeback in Israel in 2021

Mizrahi Tefahot chief strategist Modi Shafrir: After negative inflation in Israel since 2013, rises in global commodity prices will push up prices.

El Al  / Photo: Yoav Yaari El Al begins 1,600 layoffs

The streamlining is a condition of the airline receiving $300 million in bank loans with an 82.5% state guarantee.

Coins Israelis saving record one third of disposable income

Government transfers and an enforced consumption drought have swollen savings, and hence asset prices as well.

Amir Yaron Bank of Israel keeps rate unchanged

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.

Hyundai Ioniq Car importers brace for end of hybrid tax break

With purchase tax on hybrid cars set to revert to 83% in 2022, Israeli car importers are divided on what the effect will be.

Tar pollution on beach credit: Shani Ashkenazi IDF mobilizes to clean Israel's beaches of tar

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.

Queues outside supermarket  / Photo: Eyal Izhar, Globes Israeli economy's 2020 performance not what it seems

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.

Haredi bakery Photo: PR Do Israel's haredim really live off the state?

In an election period, attacking the haredi orthodox community yields political gains, but the figures show the attacks are off the mark.

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