Green Eyes

At the forefront of medical cannabis research, Prof. Hinanit Koltai dedicates her days to scientific research of the controversial plant • For her, every leaf, flower and seed is meaningful • As her research advances, the plant scientist believes cannabis will be used not only as a pain reliever - but as a medication in and of itself - even for cancer

Yuval Hirshorn

Returning to Their Roots

80 years have passed since the civil war that ripped Spain apart and brought the dictator Francisco Franco to power • Now, with the political system shakier and more divided than ever, and parties with more extreme ideologies occupying the stage from right to left - it seems that Spain is taking a certain step toward its dark past

Alon Levin and Yuval Bustan

Trade War II

Loyal to his style of negotiation, precisely when it was starting to look like we were on the brink of a historical agreement, President Trump re-ignited the global trade war and sent the markets into a tailspin • While the American economy was at its peak and the Chinese economy was continuing to reveal signs of distress, Trump’s hand appeared to be stronger - but America has much to lose in this extended poker game between the big powers

Itay Zehorai

Taiwan Trade Organization Opens Offices in Tel Aviv

In order to promote industrial cooperation between Israel and Taiwan, TAITRA opened its representative office in Israel. Chairman of TAITRA, James Huang, arrived at the opening event with a large delegation of businesspeople

David Lipkin

Year Summary – War and a dream

The year 2018 began with a burst of optimism regarding global economic growth in the coming years - optimism that did not last long • the trade war that broke out between the USA and China escalated quickly from one day to the next and now, despite the temporary ceasefire, the uncertainty has only increased, and the possibility of sliding into a global recession remains a realistic likelihood • Now the year 2018, which began with hopes for growth and prosperity, may go down in history as the forerunner of an economic nightmare

Itay Zehorai

For the First Time in Israel: The Forbes Under30 Global Women’s Summit

Forbes USA is hosting an Under30 conference dedicated to women for the first time - in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv • The young women invited will meet with senior figures in the Israeli economy, hear lectures and will travel the country

Forbes Staff

The End of Great Britain?

The Scottish are trying to declare independence, the Northern Irish are threatening to renew their civil war, and there is even talk of separation in Wales • The English themselves are becoming more nationalistic and racism is raising its ugly head • In the Brexit era, Great Britain finds itself on the brink of disintegration

Alon Levin and Yuval Bustan

Ronald Lauder joins zero Discrimination Movement led by First Lady Lorena Castillo de Varela of Panama

Against backdrop of U.N. general assembly, prominent leaders come together to focus on Peace-Building

Forbes

“As market leaders we have a responsibility”

With sales in Israel exceeding half a billion NIS, more than 1,000 employees and corporate social responsibility as a core component in the Company’s strategy – Elie Sagiv, L'Oréal Israel CEO, is proud of the Company’s employees who are leading change: “The success of L'Oréal Israel belongs to each one of the Company’s employees” • An exclusive interview

Shlomi Azulai