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Government to compensate businesses hurt by the war in Gaza up to 80 km from the border
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

Following the criticism in recent days, Finance Minister Israel Katz instructed the professionals in his office to expand the outline of compensation to be given to businesses as part of the Wall Guard operation, so that businesses within 40-80 km of the Gaza Strip border will also be entitled to compensation. In the cities involved, any business owner who was injured during the riots and closed for at least 7 days will also be able to receive indirect compensation beyond the direct compensation. As part of the new outline that will be submitted to the Finance Committee for approval next...

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May 29, 2021

CBS: Unemployment decreased for the fist time the Corona crisis to less than 10% job seeker
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The economy continues to recover. For the first time since the start of the Corona crisis, the percentage of unemployed in the Central Bureau of Statistics' expanding calculation fell from 10%, to 9.6% in the first half of May. The percentage of unemployed in the limited calculation used by the Treasury fell to 6.7%. This is according to data from the Labor Force Survey published by the CBS. However, it is likely that in the second half of May, in which Operation Wall Guard was conducted, the downward trend in the unemployment rate was halted

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May 31, 2021

Israel will open a new economic diplomatic office  in Abu Dhabi this summer
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The Foreign Trade Administration at the Ministry of Economy and Industry will open a new economic diplomatic office in Abu Dhabi this summer, which will be a faith in the ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. The Economic offices will be a belief on behalf of the Ministry of Economy and Industry on strengthening trade and economic ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates as well as on attracting foreign investment from the United Arab Emirates to the Israeli economy. Upon its establishment, this annex will join the system of economic annexes operated by the Foreign...

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Jun 1, 2021

Head of the Security Service Argaman: extremism in the public discourse might lead to Violence
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The head of the General Security Service, Nadav Argaman, issued a stern warning about the extremism in the public discourse in recent times, and said that there may be people who will interpret certain statements as a call for physical harm. "The State of Israel regrets on its banner the principle of freedom of expression, this is an important and necessary principle in a democratic state," wrote Argaman, who did not coordinate the announcement with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. "At the same time, in recent times we have identified an increase and severe extremism in the violent and...

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Jun 5, 2021

IDF updated Cellcom on the extension of the contract with the company by 2 more years
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The IDF has updated Cellcom on the extension of the contract with the company, as part of which it will continue to provide cellular services to tens of thousands of military personnel and employees of the Ministry of Defense. Cellcom has been providing cellular services to the IDF for nearly a decade. Now, as part of a tender held by the Ministry of Defense's Procurement Administration, an agreement has been signed for another two years. In the past month, the company has faced one of the biggest crises in its history - calls for a consumer boycott of it during Operation Wall Guard. The...

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Jun 7, 2021

Life in Israel becomes more expensive: Egg prices will rise by 6.5%
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The new government has not yet been formed and the wave of prices is already being felt in Israel. The price increases are mainly reflected in the supermarket: egg prices will rise by 6.5%, according to the joint price committee of the Ministries of Finance and Agriculture. This is an increase of 6.25 agorot (the Israeli cent) for a large-sized egg (L) and 75 ag, an addition to a mold of a dozen eggs, which will cost from NIS 11.30 to NIS 12.05. This size makes up 50% of the market. The price of a mold of a dozen eggs of medium size (M) will increase by 75 ag from NIS 10.40 to NIS 11.15,...

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Jun 9, 2021

 Approved: compensation to businesses for the Corona and the damage to the military operation
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

After lengthy delays in recent days, the Finance Committee has approved paying compensation to businesses both for the Corona virus and for the damage to the military operation "The Guardian of the Walls". In this way, the committee actually won a victory over the opponents in the Ministry of Finance to allow "double operations." Following pressure from members of the Finance Committee and representatives of independent and business organizations, it was decided today, at the request of committee members from all factions, that as part of the compensation for businesses 40 to 80 kilometers...

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Jun 9, 2021

Amazon Web Services  will set up 3 server farms in Israel in 2023 in an investment of $ 2 billion
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

AWS (Amazon Web Services) will set up local server farms in Israel in 2023, the company announced, which recently won the cloud tender (Nimbus project) of the State of Israel. It will probably be the last supplier to silence local infrastructure in Israel. This is after Microsoft, Oracle and Google, which also won the tender, will also have local infrastructure. According to the announcement by AWS, which is the arm of Amazon that deals with cloud services, the computing infrastructure it will establish will allow the government, educational institutions and nonprofits to run and run their...

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Jun 11, 2021

After 12 years a new government in Israel without Netanyahu - Bennet: the burden of proof is on us
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

After 12 years in power, Likud chairman Benjamin Netanyahu was not present at the cabinet meeting - which was chaired for the first time by Naftali Bennett. Bennett opened the cabinet meeting with the blessing "May we live" (Shehechyanu) and said that "we are at the beginning of new days and era. The hardships are behind us. The citizens of Israel are all looking up to us, and now the burden of proof is on us. We will work together to unite the people And quarrels - face forward. " The new prime minister made it clear that the cabinet meetings would begin on time and called on his...

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Jun 13, 2021

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