Articles by August, 2019

Hamas terrorist infiltrated into Israeli territory injured 3 soldiers and was killed
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Hamas terrorist infiltrated into Israeli territory injured 3 soldiers and was killed

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

Severe incident on the border of the Gaza Strip: Hamas terrorist who infiltrated into Israeli territory south of the Gaza Strip fired at IDF fighters and was killed by soldiers. He said the terrorist was armed with a Kalashnikov rifle and several grenades. The IDF rushed into the area of ​​the Golani Battalion in charge of the decree and declared an alert in advance following the identification of the terrorist by observation. At around 2am, observant people in the yearning area identified the approaching of a suspect to the fence and, accordingly, an appropriate security procedure was...

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Aug 1, 2019

expectation: a  write-of between NIS 500 and NIS 600 million for Celcom
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expectation: a write-of between NIS 500 and NIS 600 million for Celcom

The competition continues to hit the cellular companies: Discount Investments (DSC) announced that as part of its preparations for publishing its financial statements for the second quarter of 2019, it expects a write-down for impairment of the subsidiary Cellcom, valued at between NIS 500 and NIS 600 million. On Monday, Bezeq announced that it was preparing for the possibility of write-offs of between NIS 800 million and NIS 1.1 billion in the value of its subsidiary Pelephone. The write-offs come in the face of fierce competition in the telecommunications market that is causing ongoing...

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Aug 2, 2019

 credit rating company S&P has ratified Israel's credit rating at AA-level with stable outlook
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credit rating company S&P has ratified Israel's credit rating at AA-level with stable outlook

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

International credit rating company S&P has ratified Israel's credit rating at AA-level with stable outlook Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon: "The confidence of the international rating companies is a confirmation of the strong state of the Israeli economy. The ratification will allow the State of Israel to save significantly on financing expenses, thus leaving more money in the public coffers for the public benefit. " Accountant General Roni Hezekiah: "Higher ratification once again reflects rating companies' confidence in the Israeli economy and highlights the importance of continuing a...

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Aug 3, 2019

Law Initiative will allow to revoke a license from a contractor whose site caused a fatal accident
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Law Initiative will allow to revoke a license from a contractor whose site caused a fatal accident

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Real Estate

Legislative amendment to fight construction accidents is expected to receive a green light from the Justice Department soon. This memorandum of law will allow the Ministry of Housing to revoke a license from a contractor whose site caused a fatal accident that resulted in death The bill will include a work stoppage on all contractor job sites. The bill's memorandum, drafted by Construction and Housing Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton (all of us), is already provoking anger among contractors who fear the severe crackdown. According to estimates by officials, the Justice Department is expected to...

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Aug 4, 2019

Police: indite Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman  of exploiting his position and authority
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Police: indite Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman of exploiting his position and authority

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Law

The Israel Police has concluded an investigation into Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman, on suspicion of allegedly exploiting his position and authority in the Ministry of Health, with the aim of improperly influencing the discretion of a variety of professionals subject to him in the ministry. Among other things, Litzman was investigated on suspicion of trying to influence a psychiatric opinion of a suspect in pedophilia. The findings of the interrogation were transferred two weeks ago to the Prosecutor's Office, which will examine whether to indict Deputy Minister Litzman. The...

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Aug 5, 2019

The GPS disruptions, which have been felt since June in the area of ​​Ben-Gurion Airport stoped
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The GPS disruptions, which have been felt since June in the area of ​​Ben-Gurion Airport stoped

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Hitech

The GPS disruptions, which have been felt since June in the area of ​​Ben-Gurion Airport and in Israel and the area, have suddenly stopped in recent days. It is still unclear whether the interruptions have ceased following the intervention of Israeli security officials and the National Cyber ​​Arrangement that took responsibility for the matter, but El Al Airline which instructed its pilots last month to disconnect the GPS components before landing at Ben Gurion Airport updated its pilots from now on as usual. At the end of June, the International Pilots Association warned pilots of losing...

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Aug 5, 2019

9 Israeli universities, headed by the Weizmann Institute entered the world's 200 best universities
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9 Israeli universities, headed by the Weizmann Institute entered the world's 200 best universities

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

Nine Israeli universities, headed by the Weizmann Institute, ranked 58th, entered the world's best universities for the 2020 Center for World University Rankings. The Hebrew University was ranked 62nd, Technion 111th, Tel Aviv 143rd, Ben-Gurion University 337, Bar Ilan 4th and 4th, and Haifa University 6th. Four out of seven of the universities, including the Weizmann Institute and the Hebrew University, were down this year compared to last year. Ariel University was ranked 1,644 and Interdisciplinary in Herzliya at 1,800 out of 2,000 universities. "These are worrying times for Israeli...

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Aug 5, 2019

IFF: Frutarom made "unapproved "payments" as part of its operations in Russia and Ukraine
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IFF: Frutarom made "unapproved "payments" as part of its operations in Russia and Ukraine

Frutarom, which was acquired by the US IFF last year at a huge exit, made unapproved payments" as part of its operations in Russia and Ukraine, IFF noted with the release of its Q2 2019 financial statements. According to IFF's preliminary findings, one of the top executives allegedly involved in the payments in question is Uri Yehudai, former president and CEO of Frutarom. In the merger deal completed last October, Yehudai was to serve as an outside advisor to the company, but is not yet a consultant. A Jewish response was received

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Aug 6, 2019

Space-x successfully launched into orbit Israeli "Amos 17" communication satellite
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Space-x successfully launched into orbit Israeli "Amos 17" communication satellite

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Hitech

Space-x successfully launched Israeli "Amos 17" satellite on the Falcon 9 launch carrier tonight. The launch was initially planned for the night between Saturday and Sunday, but was postponed due to a launcher valve failure. In a rainy weather area and the launch window tonight was postponed for half an hour following a lightning storm that occurred several hours before the launch. The launcher on which the satellite is stationed has been launched twice into space in the last two years and since it is his last mission - and it will not be recycled again - the amount of fuel is higher than...

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Aug 6, 2019

US giant Salesforce acquires Israeli software company Clicksoftware for $ 1.35 billion in cash
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US giant Salesforce acquires Israeli software company Clicksoftware for $ 1.35 billion in cash

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Financial

US software giant Salesforce acquires Israeli software company Clicksoftware for $ 1.35 billion in a cash deal. The biggest beneficiary of the deal is the private equity investment Francisco Partners, after Clicksoftware was sold to the fund for $ 440 million in 2015. Clicksoftware was founded by Moshe Ben Best, but he retired from its current management and became a consultant to the company and a member of the board of directors for a short period. Clicksoftware CEO today is American Mark Cantini, the former CEO of Autotesk joining the company in early 2018. Most Clixoftware employees...

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Aug 7, 2019

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