Israel Expands China Export Financing Deal by $500 Million

Israel and China have expanded a protocol that helps finance Israeli exports to China by offering $500 million in government guarantees, Israel‘s Finance Ministry said on Monday. The Israeli government has been encouraging companies...

Data Show Increase in Ultra-Orthodox IDF Enlistment

Data obtained from the Knesset Research and Information Center by Israel’s Ynet news organization revealed that 7,250 ultra-Orthodox soldiers have enlisted in the Israel Defense Forces since August 2017,...

Netanyahu, Pompeo to Discuss Middle East Developments at Brussels Meeting

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Brussels on Monday, the prime minister’s office said in a statement. It said the...

War Injury Turns Israeli Soldier Into Best-Selling Author

This article is sponsored by the Israel Cancer Research Fund. JERUSALEM ­— When Asael Lubotzky led his soldiers into battle against Hezbollah 12 years ago during the Second Lebanon War, he knew he...

IDF Opens Ancient Maccabee Palaces Near Jericho to Hanukkah Tourists

The Israel Defense Forces have reopened the archaeological site of the ancient palaces of the Maccabees to tourists in honor of Hanukkah. According to the Hebrew daily Makor Rishon, the...

Israelis, Palestinians Demonstrate Living, Working Together in Jordan Valley

  Some 25,000 workers — 18,000 of whom are Palestinians — are employed in joint economic areas located within Judea and Samaria, according to data from Israel’s Civil Administration. Palestinians working...

Police Seek New Bribery Charges for Netanyahus

Israeli police on Sunday said they had found enough evidence for bribery and fraud charges to be brought against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife in a third corruption case...

How Israel Has Revved Up Access to Natural Gas

When Israel, Italy, Greece and Cyprus announced the mega East-Med pipeline project last week, it was met with by some skepticism as being far-fetched and prohibitively expensive. This despite...

Business Leaders, Officials Lament Toll BDS Has Taken

At a gathering of senior Israeli officials, business leaders and other global representatives at the Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, the BDS movement was at the forefront of discussion following...

IDF Starts Kashrut Department for Interested Female Soldiers

Women enlisting in the Israel Defense Forces will now have a new department available in which they can fulfill their years of service: Army Kashrut. For the first time, women...
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