America has been Israel’s largest trading partner for decades; in 2012, total trade between the two countries was $19.4 billion, excluding diamonds.
Moshe Arens: Generous assistance reflects common strategic interests and values, rather than lobbying pressure.
Industry is critically short of skilled workers, a gap that a planned vocational training program aims to fill.
Still, women managers are less likely to be recruited from other companies, the head of the Israel Women's Network says.
Pratt & Whitney finds engine-test fraud at Carmel Forge; Israeli unit says there was never any need to recall parts or ground planes, 'Uvda' reports.
Controversy peaks over efforts to transfer funds from local, nonprofit Diamond Institute to Israel Diamond Manufacturer's Association, which is running at a deficit, sources say.
One day after robbers steal 120 parcels of diamonds worth millions of dollars at Brussels Airport, Israeli sources say diamonds were not headed for Israel.
Decline follows two years of solid growth in 2010 and 2011, when technology exports rose 12% and 7% respectively.
Noncommissioned IDF officer admits to defrauding military out of millions of shekels over a number of years.
Shekel expected to strengthen further in April as Tamar gas field starts up.