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published May 24th 2016, 4:00 pm, by David Wainer (Bloomberg) — As most developed countries reeled from housing busts and collapsing financial systems in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, Israel defied the chaos with strong annual economic growth, a stable financial system and robust exports. It’s since caught

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published Apr 20th 2016, 1:53 pm, by Eli Lake (Bloomberg View) — Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister, is angry. For some reason Iran’s Arab neighbors, not to mention many U.S. politicians and journalists, think his country is an aggressor, unworthy of international investment and entry into the global community of

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©2016 Bloomberg News O4PBB66TTDS0 (Bloomberg) — Israelis invented advanced missile interceptors and some of the world’s top treatments for cancer. Yet when it comes to the mundane task of building affordable housing, this nation of scientists and software engineers hasn’t quite cracked the code. Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon’s political future

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©2016 Bloomberg News O4F08B6S972C (Bloomberg) — Donald Trump shot back at Hillary Clinton during a well-received speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee given hours after the former secretary of state blasted the billionaire Republican front-runner’s promise to remain “neutral” in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.  Trump — who along with

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©2016 Bloomberg View O2LJ0F6JTSEC (Bloomberg View) — Outside the spotlight, one long- standing Israeli rift seems to be healing, at least for now. The Jewish State has long had a fraught relationship with the non-Orthodox Jewish community in the U.S. Some 90 percent of American Jews are not Orthodox, and

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©2015 Bloomberg News NYC9RS6S972D (Bloomberg) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that the wave of attacks by Palestinians must subside before his government agrees to take steps to improve conditions in the West Bank. Netanyahu, who has blamed incitement by Palestinian leaders

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MILAN ITALY - JULY 16: People gather and protest against Gaza strip bombing in solidarity with Palestinians on JULY 16 2014 in Milan.
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©2015 Bloomberg View NXOAYN6JTSEA (Bloomberg View) — It’s official: Thanks to Benjamin Netanyahu, the Center for American Progress is no longer a safe space for progressives. At least this is the considered opinion of about a dozen of the liberal think tank’s staff members who endorsed a 13- paragraph statement expressing how

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©2015 Bloomberg News NX7TO46KLVR7 (Bloomberg) — Noble Energy Inc. expects to formally approve at least one natural gas development in waters off the coast of Israel by the end of next year. Gas would probably begin to flow from one or both of the discoveries three to four years after

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©2015 Bloomberg View NWF8GJ6S9728 (Bloomberg View) — One of the most striking features of the terrible cycle of violence in Israel right now is a recurring disagreement about the facts. From the Israeli perspective, Palestinians are randomly stabbing Israelis, after which Israeli police or bystanders shoot the assailants to prevent

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©2015 Bloomberg News NVWYTOSYF01X (Bloomberg) — Mowiah Abu Jamal watched an Israeli army wrecking crew tear down his family’s east Jerusalem home this week, almost a year after his brother and cousin entered a synagogue across town and wielded axes and guns to kill a group of rabbis at prayer.

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