cost of living in israel

14 Days: IDF chief

Israeli news highlights from the past two weeks.

28/01/2023

Israel's energy prices are the highest they've been in nine years

"It's time to lower the burden of excise taxes on gasoline."

By YEHUDA SHARONI/MAARIV
26/01/2023
Cows establish a complex social hierarchy that new dairy farmers must manage

Dairy costs set to drop amid cost of living crisis

By reducing the cost of milk itself, the Agriculture Ministry aims to reduce the price of all dairy producs as they are all primarily milk-based.

Fix Israel's high prices, cost of living with true free-market system - opinion

The real issue in the Israeli market is that it is not a capitalist system but an oligopoly.

By IBRAHIM ABU AHMAD , HILLEL PORTUGAIS-DE ALMEIDA
25/01/2023

What are the challenges facing Israel's new government? - opinion

The government will have to deal not only with correcting past defects but mainly with pressing political-security related issues and economic-social matters.

Consumers at a supermarket, illustration

Israeli import reforms to bring greater variety to store shelves in 2023

Israelis can expect more variety on store shelves in 2023 due to import reforms that hope to increase market competition and reduce the cost of living.

Hundreds of thousands of Israelis could be laid off without change

The Manufacturers' Association of Israel has warned that if the situation doesn't drastically change, hundreds of thousands of employees will be laid off.

By YEHUDA SHARONI/MAARIV
19/01/2023

Gov't's economic plan ‘smokescreen to hide seizure of power’ -Merav Michaeli

“Spoiler: Mr. ‘Cost of Living’ won't deal with the cost of living, just like he won't really deliver free education,” Michaeli wrote.

Netanyahu, Smotrich announce plan to combat cost of living in Israel

The new government’s plan includes utility price cuts, boosted stipends and stable gas price in order to stop the rising cost of living in Israel.

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