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Ari Rabinovitch

UPDATE 2-Stop-gap measures not enough to curb Israel's budget deficit

13 Jun 2019

JERUSALEM, June 13 Israel's Finance Ministry proposed some temporary fixes on Thursday to curb the country's budget deficit, but said its hands are tied in taking stronger action that is needed until a permanent government is in place.

Ford Motor opens research center in Tel Aviv

12 Jun 2019

TEL AVIV Ford Motor Co on Wednesday opened a research center in Tel Aviv, joining a growing number of major automakers and suppliers setting up shop in the Israeli tech hub as they race to develop self-driving cars.

Israel expects U.S.-mediated Lebanese sea border talks in weeks

04 Jun 2019

JERUSALEM Israel expects to launch U.S.-mediated talks within weeks with Lebanon on setting their maritime border, a senior Israeli official said on Tuesday, naming a U.N. peacekeeper compound in southern Lebanon as a possible venue.

Israel regulator warns of medical cannabis bubble, eyes Australia pact

14 May 2019

JERUSALEM Medical cannabis could become an investment bubble in Israel, the country's market regulator warned, as cash floods into a rapidly-expanding industry where few companies yet make money. | Video

Gaza-Israel border falls quiet as ceasefire takes hold

06 May 2019

GAZA/JERUSALEM A surge in deadly violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel petered out overnight with Palestinian officials reporting that Egypt had mediated a ceasefire on Monday ending the most serious spate of cross-border clashes for months. | Video

Israeli spacecraft crashes onto moon after technical failures

12 Apr 2019

YEHUD, Israel Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed onto the moon on Thursday after a series of technical failures during its final descent, shattering hopes of a historic controlled landing on the lunar surface. | Video

Israeli spacecraft nears moon landing and place in elite lunar club

11 Apr 2019

JERUSALEM, April 11 Israeli spacecraft Beresheet made its final maneuver ahead of a planned descent to the moon on Thursday, which, if successful, will propel Israel into an elite group of countries that have mastered the lunar landing.

Powerful Israeli religious parties may prevent needed budget restraint after election

10 Apr 2019

JERUSALEM Ultra-Orthodox Jewish parties did well in Israel's national election and will likely bring hefty demands for more government payouts to coalition talks, making it harder for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to rein in a growing budget deficit.

Powerful Israeli religious parties may prevent needed budget restraint after election

10 Apr 2019

JERUSALEM Ultra-Orthodox Jewish parties did well in Israel's national election and will likely bring hefty demands for more government payouts to coalition talks, making it harder for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to rein in a growing budget deficit.

Israel moves pristine corals after restricted beach reopens

13 Mar 2019

EILAT, Israel For 50 years an Israeli oil company kept bathers and scuba divers away from a prime strip of beach in the Red Sea resort of Eilat. But it couldn't stop the sea life. | Video

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