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online shopping credit card Limit for online imports tax exemption to remain $75

A government committee does, however, recommend easing regulations applying to personal imports.

Moshe Kahlon  photo: Eyal Izhar Treasury budget dept halts industry aid program launch

The department opposes any increase in budgetary spending for industrialists.

bio, biotech, lab, microscope, medicine Israel Innovation Authority eyes second biotech incubator

The success of FutuRX in Rehovot has led the Innovation Authority to plan an incubator in northern Israel as well.

New Bnei Brak housing project Photo: PR BoI: Low interest rate not to blame for home prices

A Bank of Israel study finds that a 1% change in the interest rate causes only a 1.1% change in real housing prices.

Technion students photo: Technion spokesperson Joint Cornell, Technion campus opens in New York

The New York municipality initiated the campus for training in technology and entrepreneurship.

price gun  photo: Tamar Matzafi CPI up 0.3% in August

The reading is in line with market expectations. Housing prices maintained their upward momentum. 

baby  photo: Shutterstock Treasury to cancel customs duty on baby-care products

Imported spectacles and contact lenses will also become free of duty.

hairdresser  photo: Tamar Matsafi Israeli gov't to streamline business licensing

A business classified as low-risk will be able to obtain a license within 21 days.

Moshe Asher Photo: Eyal Yizhar Tax Authority sets sights on Israelis' accounts in Germany

The Israel Tax Authority has obtained a list of Israelis holding accounts at German banks.

Dairy farm  photo: Eyal Izhar Agriculture Ministry seeks to eliminate milk sector planning

The ministry's director general is recommending a free market for milk.

Cisco CEO John Chambers Cisco chief Chambers: 50% of jobs will soon be irrelevant

John Chambers spoke on a panel at a "Leadership and Innovation" conference held to mark the anniversary of the death of Shimon Peres.

Gilad Altshuler  picture: Dor Malka Altshuler Shaham to represent BlackRock in Israel

Altshuler Shaham: Cooperation will facilitate broader and higher quality exposure to global markets for Israelis.

Prof Michal Schwartz photo: Rami Zarnegar "Lady Globes" Woman of the Year: Prof. Michal Schwartz

The Weizmann Institute researcher's groundbreaking research on Alzheimer's Disease is leading to new treatment for it.

Prof. Leo Leiderman Photo: Ella Faust Leo Leiderman warns on "addiction to money"

Bank Hapoalim's chief economic advisor warns on the low interest money that central banks are injecting into the financial markets.

Ayelet Shaked  photo: Eran Dolev Justice minister mulls new antitrust court

The new court will have more authority than the Restrictive Trade Practices Tribunal.

Ami Appelbaum and Eli Cohen Photo: Economy Ministry Spokesman Ami Appelbaum to be appointed chief scientist

Appelbaum is president of KLA Tencor Israel.

real estate  photo: Eyal Izhar Finance Ministry: Housing market slower in July

According to the chief economist, there were 16% fewer deals than in June and 9% fewer than in July 2016.

Eli Cohen Photo: Dudi Vakhnin Economy Ministry slams greed on imported toiletry prices

International manufacturers and exclusive importers are selling to Israel at much higher prices than other countries," a ministry report concludes.

Bank of Israel  photo; Ariel Yeruzolimsky Israel's foreign currency reserves rise to record $111b

The Bank of Israel did not make any foreign exchange purchases in August as the shekel weakened.

high-tech employees Hiring with a termination date

Nirit Cohen proposes innovative career management models now that very few people take a job for the long term.

Ovadia, Delomenie, McGrath Photo: PR Crowe Horwath injects high-tech into accounting

Top executives from the world's eighth largest accounting network talk to "Globes" about Israel, the challenges facing the profession and the changes the firm is undergoing.

Avi Tiomkin  photo: Einat Levron Teva's collapse could happen to Israeli economy

Israel is putting too many eggs in the startup basket, warns Avi Tiomkin.

ClickTale Photo: PR Israeli high-tech cos offer hundreds of job

In big data, cybersecurity, software IT, Internet of Things, AI and machine learning, auto-tech and much more, Israeli startups are hunting hard to hire qualified personnel.

Startups Photo: Shutterstock Time to be curious

Nirit Cohen laments that in today's busy society few people have the chance to slow down and be curious.

Rappel, Stukenbrock, Vartapetov: Shlomi Yosef S&P: Israel still lacks 150,000-200,000 homes

"Israeli industry is powerful, and can manage with the strong shekel."

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