Unlike the online currency Bitcoin, BitCoen will set aside 10% of its profits to provide interest-free loans for Jews.
An executive with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development warns that Israel could be heading toward a housing bubble.
What most divides the two wings of the administration appears to be free trade, which conservatives in the finance industry and elsewhere have typically supported, but which Trump (under the influence of Bannon) ran against during the campaign.
Some economists are sounding the alarm about a looming global crisis rooted in natural resource scarcity, particularly oil. Is Israel poised to weather the storm?
Israel’s central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 0.1 percent for a 24th straight month on Monday, effectively dismissing a huge boost in economic growth as an anomaly.
Israel’s economy shot up in the final three months of 2016 and looks set to have grown annually by 4 percent, easily outstripping the central bank’s expectations.
“It is not good enough for someone to stand up and say, ‘Hey, I’m a Latina, vote for me.’ That is not good enough.”
Bitcoin lost 30% of its value over the last two days — and Chabad just declared that it is not a kosher currency.
(JTA) — On one hand, most Israelis say their financial situation is good and getting better. On the other hand, they’re worried they won’t be able to provide for their children.
A surge in Palestinian attacks in Israel is raising concerns that the weakening economy could eventually be pushed into recession.