Israel's good economic performance hides extreme and worrying gaps that are liable to worsen.
Due to their aggressive actions and threats, Russia and Turkey might justly be labelled the "Great Thug" and the "Little Thug."
Lower US corporate tax rates are the least of Israel's worries.
Safety failings, Spanish siestas and Likud infighting have all been blamed for the railway line not opening on time.
The Jewish Agency, WZO, JNF and Keren Hayesod are superfluous - except as providers of jobs, travel and high salaries to political cronies.
The gas deal with Egypt sounds like very good news all round, but how it will be implemented remains unclear.
Teva's share price leaped after it was revealed that Berkshire Hathaway bought a 1.8% stake in the company.