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New construction in Israel credit: Shutterstock Housing prices rising despite high interest rates

Israeli government policy is pushing up housing prices rather than the war itself, with dwindling supply and reliance on lotteries for young couples.

Homebiogas founders credit: Homebiogas Supplying green cooking gas to the developing world

Over 40,000 families in 100 countries use Israeli company Homebiogas's products, replacing the polluting wood and coal used for indoor cooking.

UBQ cofounder and CEO Jack (Tato) Bigio credit: UBQ UBQ turns household waste into organic plastic

Listed as one of TIME magazine's "Best inventions of 2023," the Israeli company's customers include Mercedes, McDonald’s, and PepsiCo.

Yotav Costica  credit: More Mutual Funds "Tel Aviv stocks are rightly cheap"

Yotav Costica of More Investment House explains why the war has hit securities but not the shekel, and warns of the impact on future generations of Israel's expensive debt.

Dina Ben Tal Ganancia  credit: Guy Kushi & Yariv Fein El Al's CEO on doing it her way

Dina Ben Tal Ganancia talks to Eran Gefen about aiming for the top, those ticket prices, and how she has kept El Al flying straight in wartime.

Natan Sharansky  credit: Alex Kolomoisky Sharansky: In prison I was freer than my interrogators

Natan Sharansky, a symbol of Jewish national pride, expresses optimism about Israel’s future, but says Netanyahu has held power too long, and is unsparingly critical of divisiveness.

Pret a Manger credit: Shutterstock Pret a Manger: Reimann family succumbs to anti-Semitism

Despite founding the Landecker Foundation to fight anti-Semitism and atone for its Nazi past, the Reimann family has caved in to BDS demands to keep Pret a Manger out of Israel.

Unicorn illustration: Gil Gibli Is Israel's tech industry bouncing back?

Investments, mergers and acquisitions, and salaries are rising despite the war but industry experts warn that the latest recovery may not be sustainable.

Tech workers protest Israel cooperation credit: Cristina Matuozzi Reuters Anti-Israel activists tackle US tech giants

Although activist shareholder motions fail, the publicity creates an atmosphere in which companies are discouraged from cooperating with Israel. "Globes" investigates.

Reda Masarwa  credit: Intel The Israeli doing the nuts and bolts of Intel's revolution

VP of Fab Construction Engineering Reda Masarwa lives in his native town Tayibe, but oversees factory construction for Intel in Israel and around the world.

Indian mynah bird in Hayarkon Park, Tel Aviv Fewer butterflies, more invaders: Nature in retreat in Israel

The 2023 report on the state of nature in Israel makes grim reading.

Tel Aviv's planned Azrieli Spiral Tower Tel Aviv looks to the skies

In the coming decade, the current tallest buildings in Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan and Givatayim will be dwarfed by a new generation of high-rise developments.

2024 ''Globes'' most promising startups "Globes'" ten most promising startup of 2024

This year's crop includes technologies from underground mapping to metabolism monitoring to autonomous tractors, and of course features plenty of AI.

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