Fledgling startups and giant multinationals operate dozens of technology centers nearly everywhere in Israel, but behind the glass facades are great differences in cost, amenities and access. These are the biggest.
Israel developers hope to lure mega-monied Jews from abroad to buy lavish homes with price tags starting at $10 million.
More than half of those taking out loans from immigrant ministry to set up small- or medium-size businesses were from North America or the Former Soviet Union.
Here are 10 examples of affordable apartments just off the beaten path, including a few in unaffordable Tel Aviv.
Government provides fewer guarantees and interest rates are higher than in many other OECD countries.
The city is making an effort to attract and keep small businesses, renovating key commercial districts and creating a new unit within the municipality, but not everyone thinks it's doing enough.
BDI Coface pegged the overall risk at slightly above average internationally. A rating of 6 is considered average and the general rating for the economy came in at 6.32, the company said.
For years mobile operator Pelephone has provided jobs for handicapped workers, in fact proportionally employing 10 times more disabled people than the State of Israel.
Yossi Tamir, who heads a training program for ultra-Orthodox recruits, says 84% in the army or working.
Report finds best-paid nonprofit workers are in philanthropy, religious organizations get more state aid than other NPOs.
Charitable associations praise the food company for its contributions to the poor, amid reports of slipping company profits.
Paamonim, which helped 4,000 families last year, reports that 1,400 people contacted it in January and February alone this year - 60% more than during the corresponding months in 2011.
Maoz can't fully blame the Ashkenazi establishment for his dismissal. Excellence has many executives of Mizrahi background, including controlling shareholder Yitzhak Tshuva, CEO David Baruch and chairman Uzi Danino.
Chief economist of Excellence Nessuah brokerage firm, Shlomo Maoz, fired 'in light of his crude and unfortunate remarks' over Israeli 'white society.'
A team of Israeli therapists has discovered that a little stuffed puppy named Hibuki can do wonders when it comes to comforting and engaging children who have experienced disasters, such as last year's devastating tsunami in Japan.
Last Thursday evening, round tables were set up throughout Israel, where disparate groups of people met, shared complaints and ideas - and discussed how to seize the day and make real change.
President criticizes series of controversial bills that would change the face of Israel's Supreme Court and restrict foreign funding of Israeli NGOs.
The protesters need to be calling for 'Trajtenberg first,' says Shahar Cohen, the youngest member. of the committee that formulated the report.
The city is spearheading a revolution: Coordinated childcare from birth to age 6, all services under one umbrella.
Leah Achdut cautions against Israel losing its economic achievements in a populist wave.
Economic inequality hampers growth, says government adviser Zeev Rotem.
Don't ignore us, Mohammed Darawshe tells the protesters.
Hie thee to the Knesset, Yossi Shain advises the protesters.
Netanyahu needs to act now and not waste time with expert panels, says Dov Lautman, businessman and education policy wonk.
There is one answer to the myriad protests, argues Avi Ben-Bassat: Reform the process of how the state spends its money.
Nobel laureate Aaron Ciechanover and author Meir Shalev share thought-provoking insights about Israeli society, the direction in which it is heading, and influence.
Nobel laureate Aaron Ciechanover and author Meir Shalev share some thought-provoking insights about Israeli society and the direction in which it is heading.
Catalyst: It's proven, companies with more women execs do better.
Adina Bar Shalom responded to spreading poverty in the Haredi community by creating the Haredi College of Jerusalem, which boasts 350 female graduates.