Aug. 12, 2020
The vandalism comes at a time when Palestinian olive oil production is being threatened by Israel’s steady acquisition of territory in the West Bank.
Sep. 17, 2019
The Israeli embassy in Madrid told the International Olive Council it does not recognize any of the decisions made at the 109th session.
Aug. 7, 2019
Ahead of the Jewish holiday season, olive oil prices are likely to increase. Custom duty waivers on imported oil are expected to run out by the start of October.
Jul. 30, 2019
Documents reviewed by Olive Oil Times provide a detailed chronology of events that took place on the day of a key Council of Members meeting. The IOC denies it intentionally barred the Israeli proxy from attending.
Jul. 26, 2019
After its proxy representative was refused entrance to a Council of Members meeting, Israel said in a written complaint that it would not accept any of the decisions made in the session.
Dec. 2, 2015
Netanyahu has ordered “a reassessment of the involvement of EU bodies in everything that is connected to the diplomatic process with the Palestinians.”
Nov. 16, 2015
Settlements in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Golan Heights will be required to indicate their origin lies within an Israeli occupation.
Dec. 29, 2014
New evidence suggests olive oil was used in Israel and possibly the Mediterranean basin as early as 8,000 years ago.
Dec. 15, 2014
Archaeologists are excavating a 7,500-year-old underwater village that may have been the oldest olive oil production center in the world.
Sep. 25, 2013
An inventor in Israel has found a way to make solid olive oil candles that could be popular for use in religious ceremonies and other commemorations.