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The Hand of Hashem in Israel's economy

The Hand of Hashem in Israel's economy

The Exiles have returned and the Land bears abundant fruits, two prophetic signs of Redemption, but Torah and economic wealth are as well.

US economy rebounds with 531,000 jobs added in October

US economy rebounds with 531,000 jobs added in October

Strong job growth for October shows the American economy on the upswing, with the jobless rate falling to 4.6 percent.

Job resignations surge to record heights during COVID crisis

Job resignations surge to record heights during COVID crisis

Resignations jump 107% over 2012 levels as many job vacancies remain unfilled.

South Africa’s do or die remedy

South Africa’s do or die remedy

A merit-free economy and a doomed society are wedded. Discard merit and you invite collapse. Witness South Africa. Op-ed.

$17 burgers - 'Lebanon's economy has ceased to exist'player

$17 burgers - 'Lebanon's economy has ceased to exist'

A YouTuber travels to Lebanon and realizes the local currency has lost 90% of its value and exchange rates are changing on the hour.

How the financial sector is returning to the office

How the financial sector is returning to the office

With more and more covid 19 restrictions eased, many employees across the UK and US are making a way back to the office.

Federal Reserve Chair: Economic growth ahead, COVID a risk

Federal Reserve Chair: Economic growth ahead, COVID a risk

U.S. Fed Chair Jerome Powell predicts strong economic growth ahead but not every sector of the economy is recovering at the same pace.

Report: Inequality deepens during coronavirus crisis

Report: Inequality deepens during coronavirus crisis

Adva Center says poor, middle class have taken the brunt of the economic fallout of the last year while the rich have gotten richer.

 The Israeli Election and the leading parties' economic plans.

The Israeli Election and the leading parties' economic plans.

What is missing from the chatterbox TV news programs is the vitally important plans of each party for the future of Israel's economy. Op-ed

Bennett to Economic Party supporters: 'We'll represent you'player

Naftali Bennett to Zelicha supporters: 'We'll represent you'

Bennett's new campaign for Economic Party voters: 'We'll lower taxes, take care of economy. Zelicha does not pass electoral threshold.'

Netanyahu: We aim to open the economy completely in April

Netanyahu: We aim to open the economy completely in April

PM holds press conference outlining 5-stage plan for opening economy by April.

Third lockdown caused less economic damage

Third lockdown caused less economic damage than previous ones

Financial analyst Dudi Reznik thinks that the economy is has suffered less under this lockdown than the ones before it.

Head of vaccination program: Fourth lockdown still possible

Head of vaccination program: Fourth lockdown still possible

The head of the Magen Yisrael vaccination program says that vaccination is the key to avoiding a fourth lockdown.

Gantz promotes rehabilitation for COVID-affected businesses

Gantz promotes rehabilitation for COVID-affected businesses

Justice Ministry pushes 2 bills designed to help businesses facing insolvency, customers changing banks.

The crucial issues for Israel's elections: Economy and Area C

The crucial Issues for Israel's March elections: The economy and Area C

Which candidates and parties are going to address the pressing issues facing Israel once, hopefully, the vaccine changes reality? Op-ed..

Israel's economy defies COVID-19

Israel's economy defies COVID-19

Numbers speak for themselves, and while small businesses and workers will need help to recover, the data here will make it possible. Op-ed.

Salaries of ministers and MKs to be cut by 10%

Salaries of ministers and MKs to be cut by 10%

Government approves ten percent cut in the salaries of ministers and Knesset members.

Yair Lapid: 'Government has ceased to recognize reality'

Opposition Chairman Yair Lapid: 'Government has ceased to recognize reality'

Lapid says Netanyahu crisis response 'not just detached, it's dangerous.'

US economy registers worst contraction since Great Depression

US economy suffers worst contraction since the Great Depression

Government says US economy shrank this spring at fastest rate ever recorded, contracting by nearly 10% in just three months.

Netanyahu: We opened up economy too earlyplayer

Netanyahu: We opened up economy too early, I take responsiblity

PM Netanyahu, Finance Minister Katz present plan to aid businesses hurt by coronavirus restrictions.

Goodbye to lockdown - almost all businesses to reopen

Lockdown regulations significantly eased with reopening of most businesses

Restaurants, bars, pubs, swimming pools, tourist attractions to reopen. Social distancing rules to be maintained.

MK Ayelet Shaked: 'Peretz and Nissenkorn will crash the economy'

MK Ayelet Shaked: 'Peretz and Nissenkorn will crash the economy'

MK Shaked furious at incoming Economy Minister intention to promote social policy in office: 'There's real fear Israel will be poorer.'

Oil prices plummet to all time lows - dropping below zero

Oil prices plummet to all time lows - dropping below zero

Russia, Saudi Arabia scramble to cut production as oil prices suffer unprecedented collapse, falling into negative territory for first time.

No gatherings of 2 or more people, weddings with guests

No gatherings of 2 or more people, weddings with guests

PM, Finance Minister present plan to provide grants to self-employed amid further restrictions on economy in response to coronavirus.

  Haim Toledano - The economic benefit

Haim Toledano - The economic benefit

Haim Toledano is delighted: 'Another exceptional Israeli achievement that will benefit our economy and reputation worldwide.'

Ministers mull total shutdown

Officials: 'No way to avoid necessity of mass enforced quarantine'

Health Ministry officials insist total shutdown of businesses, enforced home quarantine, is the only way to curb spread of virus

'We'll put 10 billion into helping Israel deal with coronavirus'

Netanyahu: 'We'll put 10 billion into helping Israel's economy weather coronavirus crisis'

PM Netanyahu promises to invest in helping Israel's economy and healthcare system weather coronavirus. 'We're in a good situation.'

Netanyahu: Israeli economy doing fine despite coronavirus

Netanyahu: Israeli economy doing fine despite coronavirus

PM convenes discussion on economic impact of the coronavirus, says Israel not in danger of running out of supplies and food.

MK Shaked: Help small businesses weather Coronavirus crisis

MK Shaked calls on govt. to take steps to protect economy from Coronavirus fallout

Small businesses will be especially hard hit by fallout from Coronavirus. Government needs to extend tax breaks, provide safety net

How ready is Israel's economy for the Coronavirus?

How ready is Israel's economy for the Coronavirus?

PM Netanyahu holds discussion at his residence on Israeli economy's readiness for the consequences of the Coronavirus.

The steep price of another Election Day

The steep price of another Election Day

The day off given to workers on Election Day costs Israeli economy billions of shekels - this year, the cost is doubled by repeat elections.

'Trump only understands if somebody wins and somebody loses'

'Trump only understands if somebody wins and somebody loses'

Former Bank of Israel Gov. Stanley Fischer: Trump 'doesn't understand trade.'

From trade wars - to World War III?

From trade wars - to World War III?

Daniel Drezner argues trade disputes could spark World War III and why US grand strategy is more or less dead.

Wonga.com compensation claims 4 times’ higher than expected

Wonga.com compensation claims 4 times’ higher than expected

Collapse of payday lender gives customers who purchased expensive loans the chance to recover hundreds of thousands of dollars.

'A good year for the Israeli economy'

'A good year for the Israeli economy'

Bank of Israel governor presents PM with annual report on the economy. 'The Israeli economy is in a good situation.'

How property management software helps landlords

How property management software helps landlords

Property managers must balance needs and interests of landlords and property owners as well as tenants.

Price of electricity to rise by 2.9%

Price of electricity to rise by 2.9%

Electricity Authority decides on increase after expectations of tariff hike.

Guy Galboiz: Economy hasn’t been that bad since Trump’s arrival

Guy Galboiz: Economy hasn’t been that bad since Trump’s arrival

Internet entrepreneur Guy Galboiz highlights some things that have improved since Trump took office.

Trump's economy: Promises that will be kept?

Trump's economy: Promises that will be kept?

The Trump administration is weighing a big tax cut for the rich, with no vote in Congress. And what will the citizens enjoy?

Average wage continues to rise

Average wage continues to rise

Real average wage rises by 4% from February through April, following 3.8% increase from November through January.