28th May 2020 This issue is tasked with picking up many threads after long disruption. Although we have been in contact via various virtual channels and will continue to be, only now has it become possible to write a coherent analysis addressing the three cardinal questions raised in the headline: Where are we now? This question relates to every sphere […]» Read more
On Wednesday, 25 March, I was interviewed by telephone in an online forum conducted by the Miryam Institute (www.MirYamInstitute.org ), an NGO which provides a forum for Israeli experts to discuss issues in Israeli affairs and public policy. The interview focused on “the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the Israeli economy”.» Read more
8th March 2020
March is certain to see a drastic fall in both arrivals and departures. The abrupt swing from boom to crisis is unprecedented, because it does not stem from national security issues, but from global health concerns. Furthermore, no-one knows how long the crisis will last. However, it is likely that the recovery, when it comes, will be gradual, rather than sharp.
2nd March 2020
Service exports recorded yet another positive year in 2019, with high-tech exports leading the charge – as usual – but tourism revenues also making a positive contribution. Scientific research, conducted by research centers established by foreign multinationals, and sales of start-up companies, were the areas of strongest growth.
3月2日月曜日、イスラエルはここ12か月で3度目となる総選挙を実施することになる。2019年4月と9月に行われた過去２回の選挙とも、イスラエルの一院制議会「クネセット」で120名いる議員のうち61名の支持を得ることに成功した政党党首がいなかったためだ。» Read more