Israel placed 56th out of 123 countries in the Economic Freedom Index. Israel shared its ranking with Egypt, while Jordan placed 39th. Published by The Fraser Institute, a Canada-based policy organization, the index evaluates the consistency of a country’s policies and institutions in the realm of economic freedom according to 38 parameters.
The Archive of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency includes articles published from 1923 to 2008. Archive stories reflect the journalistic standards and practices of the time they were published.