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The Startup Nation Needs New Roads

in Economy & Innovation

In the past twenty years, the number of cars on the Israeli roads have more than doubled; however, the number of roads has only grown by 45%. Ultimately this means there are too many cars, and not enough roads. Traffic congestion is said to be causing Israel about 35 billion shekels annually. With the new…

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Israel is World’s 5th Most Innovative Economy

in Economy & Innovation

In Bloomberg’s 2019 Innovation Index, Israel was named the 5th most innovative country in the world, making a notable jump from last year’s number ten spot. The number one spot is held by South Korea, who has held the position for the past six years, followed by Germany, Finland and Switzerland. The annual Bloomberg Innovation…

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 Eilat International Airport Opens in Israel

in Economy & Innovation/Tourism & Nature

The second international airport in Israel has opened its runways in Eilat. The Ilan and Asaf Ramon Airport building began in 2013, and the $460 million project is now operational. In an opening ceremony held on January 21, Benjamin Netanyahu dedicated the airport to Ilan and Asaf Ramon, a father and son who both died…

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Israel and Jordan Partner on Joint Sea Canal

in Economy & Innovation

One thing Middle Eastern neighbors Jordan and Israel can agree on is the scarcity of the most needed energy resource for survival – water. With Israel’s massive experience when it comes to water preservation and sanitation, a project which had been postponed numerous times based on political conflict is now expected to be moving forward…

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New Israeli Elections in April

in Economy & Innovation

New Israeli elections were just announced and set for April 9, and there is an uproar of action for those seeking the chance for political power within the government. With the opportunity, or hope, for a political shift in the Israeli sphere, a slew of new political parties have been announced. In an unexpected breakaway…

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