A major French bank closed the account of a BDS group on grounds that it is illegal to support financial transactions of entities aiming to boycott Israel.
On Monday Forbes released its 29th annual list of every billionaire on the planet, and it features a record 1,826 people, or 181 more than last year.
A study by the Foundation for the Benefit of Holocaust Victims in Israel found that a majority of Israel’s 192,000 survivors are struggling financially.
Covidien will acquire Israeli company Given Imaging in a lucrative dollar deal that will expand Covidien’s reach in the gastrointestinal diagnostic market.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy named Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan as the most generous American donors of 2013.
Several Jews, including Bibi, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Facebook founder Zuckerberg, are featured on Forbes list of the World’s Most Powerful.
The international financial services and credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s affirmed Israel’s international credit rating as positive with an A+ score.
The OECD praised Israel’s economic growth in 2013 and predicted that its economy will continue to grow in 2014 and 2015.
Hadassah’s main medical center is teetering near financial ruin.
Unemployment in Israel has fallen to an all-time low, the country’s Central Bureau of Statistics said Monday.