April 18, 2023

In downgrading Israel, Moody’s continues string of bad analysis

by Lawrence Solomon (JNS) — Until March 10 of this year, financial services company Moody’s gave the Silicon Valley Bank, a favorite of Israeli start-ups, an A1 rating. Then the Silicon Valley Bank collapsed. Moody’s is also known for its […]
January 8, 2022

Israeli exports set to hit record $140 billion, led by high tech

Tel Aviv Business Center. Credit: fabulousparis/Shutterstock. by David Isaac (JNS) — Israeli exports could reach at least $135 billion and possibly $140 billion in 2021, boasted a report released last week by Israel’s Ministry of Economy and Industry, calling the […]
July 3, 2021

Post-Covid, Westerners are snapping up properties in Israel

A construction site of new residential buildings in the costal city of Netanya, on March 26,2020. Photo by Gili Yaari / Flash90 by Deborah Fineblum (JNS) — Scott Gross is a man with a mission. He’s scouring the country for […]
July 22, 2020

With Noble purchase, Chevron becomes first major oil company in Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli Minister of Energy Yuval Steinitz visit the Leviathan gas-processing rig near the Israeli city of Caesarea on Jan. 31, 2019. Photo by Marc Israel Sellem/POOL. (JNS) — Chevron Corp said on July 20 […]
June 7, 2019

Google Express to ship products in packaging made by Israel-based company

(JNS) — Google Express will start shipping products in packaging made by Israel-based manufacturer TIPA Corp Ltd., announced the latter’s umbrella organization, Sustainable Suite Inc., on June 3. TIPA, founded in 2010, produces and designs compostable, plastic-like bags and packaging […]
May 26, 2019

Two new Louisiana-Israel business deals announced

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards spoke at a January forum about his October trade mission to Israel (File photo from Southern Jewish Life) Six months after Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards led a trade mission to Israel, two major deals […]
April 11, 2018

Mississippi joins neighboring states in buying Israel Bonds

Following in the footsteps of a majority of states, on March 27, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed a law allowing the state to invest a maximum of $20 million in Israel Bonds. The bill authorizes “a portion” of excess state […]