Latest Stories (7)
Israeli reservists lead protest movement
Sep 18, 2006
Israeli defense spending has already seen a $1 billion-plus jump, largely to pay for the costly war with Hezbollah. The administration wants more but Israelis are saying it needs to use the money it has better. Hilary Krieger reports.
Israelis boost their own tourism market
Sep 6, 2006
Before the rest of the summer is gone, Israelis are jump-starting tourism to their nation's northern border which came to a halt during the fighting. Hilary Krieger reports.
Israeli farmers trying to recover
Aug 24, 2006
Nearly a third of Israel's agriculture producers have taken a hit from the war. Now, those farmers are trying to start up again. Hilary Krieger reports.
Conflict's impact on Israel's economy is scattered
Jul 25, 2006
In Jerusalem and other areas well outside the range of the conflict between the Israeli Defense Forces and Hezbollah, life goes on almost as normal. Hilary Kreiger reports.
Small business adapts in Middle East
Jul 17, 2006
The Israeli-Hezbollah warfare has taken a human and economic toll on both sides. Hilary Krieger reports on small business owners in Northern Israel, trying to stay afloat while trying to stay alive.
Economics force social change in Israel
May 10, 2006
Special subsidies that ultra-Orthodox Jews have long enjoyed from the Israeli government are being phased out. For the first time, many of them have to find employment. Hilary Krieger reports.
The Holy Land in a bottle
Apr 14, 2006
The faithful who can't make it to the Holy Land themselves can show their devotion at home with a new line of products that brings the Holy Land to them. Hilary Krieger reports.