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Defense ministry will purchase laser-based systems for intercepting rockets and mortar shells
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

In the coming days, the Ministry of Defense will purchase powerful laser-based systems for intercepting rockets and mortar shells. Elbit, which is responsible for the production of the laser transmitter, and Rafael, which manufactures the system, recently announced that they have the required capacity to begin production of an operational system within three years. The air and are expected to operate in the Gaza Envelope. When the Israeli defense industry began to develop laser interception capability a few years ago, it faced several technological challenges: First, it had to produce a...

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Mar 17, 2022

Israel is among the 10 happiest countries in the world - Finland is the happiest fifth year in a row
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

Israel is among the ten happiest countries in the world, according to the World Happiness Report published today, this is the tenth year. Israel was ranked ninth in the ranking, compared to 11th place in 2021 and 14th place in 2020. Finland is the happiest country in the world for the fifth year in a row in the ranking, where more than 150 countries are ranked. The ranking is published by a body called the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, and is based on data from a Gallup global survey, along with other variables such as per capita GDP and life expectancy. Finland's...

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Mar 18, 2022

six out ten cities with the highest rates of job seekers - are Arab cities and one of them is mixed
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The Arab and mixed cities continue to lead the list of cities with the highest rates of job seekers even in February. This emerges from data published today (Tuesday) by the Employment Service. Of the ten cities with the highest rate of job seekers in Israel, on the second anniversary of the Corona crisis, six are Arab, one mixed (Acre), and three more from the northern and southern periphery - Dimona, Safed and Tiberias. At the top of the list is Umm al-Fahm, which is the only city with a rate of job seekers higher than 10%, with a rate of 10.1% in February. It was followed by Rahat with...

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Mar 22, 2022

Summer Clock returns to Israel tonight at 2:00 a.m. but will not be extended any time soon
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

Daylight saving time for 2022 which is called Summer Clock will return to us today: at 2:00 a.m. between Thursday and Friday, the clock will be moved one hour forward, and the time will be 3:00 p.m. Although there is an economic advantage in the transition, it will probably not be extended for a longer time any time soon, as Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked wanted. Israel will also not switch to daylight saving time all year round, as many have suggested. Although switching to daylight saving time will cost us an hour of sleep, and those who wake up early will have to wait until sunrise -...

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Mar 24, 2022

Fuel price will rise Tonight to an historic high --  NIS 7.44 a liter, NIS 1.07 increase in 3 months
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The price of fuel in Israel continues to rise and tomorrow night between Thursday and Friday, a liter of self-service 95 octane fuel will cost another 39 agorot for a price of NIS 7.44. This was announced this morning by the Ministry of Energy. Despite the continued rise in price, the Ministry of Finance insists on not reducing the particularly high tax on fuel. This is the third consecutive monthly increase in the price of fuel (NIS 1.07 in three months), which will be NIS 1.40 higher than its price in April last year. By the way, the last time the price of fuel was more expensive than...

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Mar 31, 2022

 Israel and the United Arab Emirates completed negotiations for a free trade area agreement
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

Historical agreement: Israel and the United Arab Emirates complete negotiations for a free trade area agreement between the two countries The agreement, which is comprehensive and significant, includes, among other things, issues related to trade in goods, including regulation and regulation, customs, trade in services, cooperation, government procurement, e-commerce and protection of intellectual property rights. The issue was discussed at a meeting between Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and heir apparent Sheikh Muhammad bin Zayed in Abu Dhabi last December, where it was agreed to speed...

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Apr 1, 2022

Minister of finance Avigdor Lieberman: The tax on fuel will be reduced by half a shekel
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The tax on fuel known as "blo" will be reduced by half a shekel, Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced today (Tuesday), despite the opposition of professional ranks. The reduction will be made for the next quarter only, after which a reassessment will be made as to whether to continue the extension. The reduction will be implemented immediately and is subject to the approval of the Finance Committee

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Apr 5, 2022

Chief economist at the Finance ministry: An increase in demand led to a surge in prices
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The chief economist at the Ministry of Finance, Shira Greenberg, undermines the Ministry of Housing's hopes that the prices of apartments in the free market will be curbed following the renewal of subsidized housing tenders.The increase in apartment seekers in the free market has led to an increase in general demand and an increase in apartment prices. This claim was also influenced by contractors and apartment marketers and was quoted extensively in the media. Accordingly, the Ministry of Housing argued that the resumption of lottery operations would return those eligible to the waiting...

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Apr 14, 2022

Israel has successfully completed experiments in a target interception system using laser
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The defense establishment has announced that it has successfully completed a series of experiments in a target interception system using a powerful laser. The experiments have taken place in recent weeks in an experimental field in the south of the country, in which the ground laser system intercepted unmanned aerial vehicles, shrapnel, rockets and anti-tank missiles in various scenarios. Israel is the first country in the world to present experimental results demonstrating operational capabilities for laser interception. During the experiment, the developers imagined the launches over...

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Apr 14, 2022

Education Ministry:  Abolish matriculation exams in history, literature, citizenship and Bible
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The Ministry of Education will abolish the matriculation exams in history, literature, citizenship and the Bible, and they will be replaced by internal assignments and multidisciplinary work. Under the new program, schools will be allowed to choose the teaching method of the four subjects '. "We decided on the change to give students a chance to stop memorizing, and really get interested," Education Minister Shasha-Bitton said at a news conference. Regarding the teachers 'union's opposition to the new program, the Minister of Education replied that the teachers' terms of employment would...

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Apr 26, 2022

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