Floral faves this year: anemone, buttercups, gerbera and lilies. And leaves for decoration.
Rami Levy, who controls the eponymous supermarket chain, said Tuesday his stores have received only half the number of eggs they ordered in the last few days.
International NGO ranks Israel in the same category as Kuwait, Lebanon and Mexico for risk of defense-sector corruption; rails the Jewish state for not implementing anti-corruption warnings.
Scientists at the Arava center are rolling out the produce of the future, including floating mini-watermelons and the world's only purple beans.
Former accountant general at the Finance Ministry urges the new government to formulate an economic policy before addressing the 2013 state budget.
Demand far outstrips supply of fish, around the world and in Israel; farm to focus on sea bream and grouper.
The nationwide vacation will cost the business sector about NIS 1.17 billion, of which NIS 280 million will be carried by the country's manufacturers and the rest by the public sector.
Cost of being forced to close down for the day is too high, say business reps.
The three big dairies − Tnuva, Strauss and Tara − employ some 1,500 people whose job is to arrange shelves at supermarkets. All are likely to be laid off, including some 700 workers at Tnuva alone.
Steimatzky, the mother of all Israeli bookstore chains, is charged with two incidents of demanding promotional exclusivity of certain titles.