Israels population 8.972m on eve of 2019

Israel's population grew 2% in 2018, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports. On 31 December 2018, the population of Israel is estimated at 8.972 million, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports. Of this number, 6.668…

Price determines destination for Israeli tourists

Overseas flights have become a regular part of many Israelis' lives in recent years, rather than a once-a-year event. Israelis made over 8.5 million Israelis trips overseas in 2018. They chose destination they heard about…

Africa-Israel settlement on verge of collapse

The second bond settlement for Africa-Israel Investments (TASE: AFIL) is on the verge of breaking down after the mediation between the company's bondholders and investor Moti Ben-Moshe reached a dead end. The two sides moved…

Cannabis smart inhaler co Syqe Medical raises $50m

Israeli startup Syqe Medical, which develops and markets inhalers for administering precise dosages of medical cannabis, has raised $50 million, the largest financing round ever by an Israeli cannabis company. Syque founder and CEO Perry…

Galant quits as housing minister to join Likud

Minister of Construction and Housing Yoav Galant (Kulanu) today resigned his ministerial position and will leave his party before the upcoming elections. He will join Likud and be appointed Minister without Portfolio in order to…