Israel not opposed to Iranian civilian nuclear program, Netanyahu tells Italian PM
Edelstein warns Ban against Iran deal: I believe people who say they want to destroy me
Study: Americans make up 15% of settler population in West Bank
Israel hits back at Swiss envoy's 'ugly act' in showing Netanyahu bird droppings cartoon
Jerusalem once again celebrates sacred music
‘We’ will connect
Concert review: English Indie band Alt-J rocks Israel
Tour Israel: Up, up and (almost) away
Judo: Israel ends World Championships with just one medal
Israelis fall short of finals at Beijing
Israel needs significant improvement before EuroBasket
Soccer: Hapoel Beersheba hoping to burst Maccabi Tel Aviv's bubble
Weinstein to check new allegations against police chief nominee Hirsch
Public sector likely to strike today over mass dismissals of IBA workers
Iran nixes Israeli conductor’s Tehran performance
Hamas member killed after Gaza tunnel suffers malfunction
Report: Islamic Jihad made plans to attack Israel if hunger-striker died
WATCH: Palestinians struggle with IDF soldier, preventing boy's arrest
Family of missing soldier slams 'Hamas lies' broadcast on Al Jazeera
Life on Mars? American Jewish doctor hopes to find out
Report: Reality TV star Tila Tequila thrown off show after posing in Nazi uniform
Jewish CEO of Ashley Madison infidelity site resigns amid hacking scandal
Yazidi leaders demand ‘Jewish Schindler’ prove he is saving people
Report: Iran cancels Israeli conductor’s Tehran performance
'Iran won't recognize Zionist usurper regime,' senior Khamenei aide vows
Unrestricted Europe-Iran trade will help empower regime’s oppression of citizens
Rouhani vows to defend Iran 'with missiles or other methods', claims military power unscathed
US State Department clarifies description of Parchin as nuclear site
US confirms Islamic State computer expert killed in air strike
Analysis: Is ISIS here to stay in the Middle East?
US drone strike kills top cyber expert for ISIS, source says
Syria's Assad signals little chance of alliance against Islamic State
Israeli Arab woman from North feared heading to Syria to join ISIS
Egypt hands down jail sentences to Al Jazeera journalists, sparking global outrage
Missing piece found in liver puzzle
Fledgling scientists meet elder geniuses
Risk of another autism spectrum disorder child after a first one is much lower than presumed
Allergy experts urge taking kids with symptoms for evaluation to avoid problems as school start
A rock star, 9 congressmen, and one solar field
German, Israeli and Jordanian experts team up to explore climate change and bird migration
Israel likely to be water-stressed in 2040, study finds
Israelis excel at bottle recycling, less so in paper, cardboard, electronics
Israeli startup's digital 'guardian angel' saving lives of children with special needs
An Israeli laundry app with potential for more
Global innovators collaborate in Israel
The new space age: Israel holds youth satellite building contest
Global agenda: Move along
A fitting way to remember the fallen
Grapevine: Good intentions gone awry
Grapevine: Toasting the New Year
This week in 60 seconds: Israel 1, BDS 0
What we should have learned
August 30, 2015: Fingers in the till
26 years of Russian aliya: Segregation, poverty and police brutality
Could the ‘Amazon effect’ occur in Israel?
Confronting anti-Israel views in Sweden
The People and The Book: Of power and pain
Stasis of belligerence
Necessary Stories: Hitched
A concerned poet
The improbable Zionist
Open the gates of conversion
A literary life
Solemnity and levity on the shore
A laptop, Wi-Fi and a cup of coffee
Unusual tombs in the Kidron Valley
Here come the ‘monument men’
Oddities: Almost paradise
It’s a boy!
Shades of black and white
The face of Israeli prostitution
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: כִּנֶרֶת
הַמִזְרָקָה הַמוּזִיקָלִית בְּאֵילַת
Samphire and sourdough
Polling shows Erdogan's attack on the Kurds is failing
New York, Nu York: Baseball in Late August At Coney Island
Have a nice day - just who do you think you’re kidding?
Gaza Evacuees in Halutza, 10 Years Later
A Corner in Nitzana Forest in Memory of Sergeant Erez Sagi
Australian Legislators and Political Advisors Visit Gaza Border Communities
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
Chinese Delegation Tours Negev Agriculture and Forestry
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Make yourself at home… in Israel
NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
08.30.2015 | 15 Elul, 5775
A young Israeli-born woman decided to return to her homeland and become an entrepreneur. Tamar Schapira-Bernstein proves that dreams can come true.
By ELEANOR COHEN
Resignation reportedly due to Finance Ministry efforts, without consulting board, to establish recovery plan to restore HMO’s financial health.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Study released Wednesday found that 80% of Israeli households "could not make ends meet."
By NIV ELIS
The Histadrut has campaigned on raising the minimum wage from NIS 4,300 a month to NIS 5,300 a month.
A thorny tax question over the years has been whether “pool cars” available for general use need to be allocated for tax purposes to particular employees.
By LEON HARRIS
“This is huge news for the sector and the economy in general. The employment terms we agreed upon are unprecedented,” Union of Construction Workers chairman Yitzhak Moyal says.
By ILAN COHEN
How is it that in every case of banks rigging markets, whether in the UK or the US, the same pattern of a multibillion- dollar fine and some discreet “letting go” of individual traders is repeated.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
Former Likud minister says 0 VAT plan will not help housing prices.
There is a gradual erosion of confidence in the banking institutions, in the people who run them and in the governments and agencies who are supposed to regulate them.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid said it was the nation's duty to help reservists to give back to them for their "wonderful mobilization."
Finance minister will reportedly not have 1st draft of budget ready by start of July, as is customary, over disagreements with top ministry officials.
Looking toward the next budget, the ministry is aiming to create a simpler, more readable, and understandable budget that can be explored digitally.
The average salary was NIS 9,260, led by an 11.4% annualized increase in the information- technology and communication sectors in the third quarter.
Israel to set up a World Bank fund designed to help market Israeli goods in developing countries.
That is the question underpinning a petition against the Tax Authority, its director general, Moshe Asher, Google, and Facebook.
By ELA LEVY-WEINRIB
Finance Ministry agrees to Knesset Finance C'tee request to provide proposed budget changes at least a week in advance.
12-month deficit through August well below the 4.65% target for the year; Finance Minister Lapid welcomes data.
The Treasury, of Israel or any other country, does not have the ability to determine how large people’s pensions will be in the relatively distant future when they retire.
Open up the business section or watch business TV and you are sure to find something about the Federal Reserve and “tapering.”
By AARON KATSMAN
Warren Buffet’s MBA talk at University of Florida should be required viewing for every business owner, manager and entrepreneur.
By ISSAMAR GINZBERG
Down from a peak of 4.65% in February, the fall in the deficit stems mostly from higher taxes.
Israel has been shouting about a bottle of perfume instead of Frenkel's role at AIG and its $182b bailout.
Alleged shoplifting incident at a duty shop in a Hong Kong airport prompts Frenkel to reject nomination.
It's comforting knowing there is a team of people to help fight a personal financial zombie apocalypse.
Number of seasonally adjusted job vacancies rises 1.4 percent in second quarter of year, Economy and Trade Ministry announces.
The Australian media reports that Leviathan's partners are planning a pipeline to Turkey rather than an LNG plant.
By GLOBES, AMIRAM BARKAT
There is no doubt that Detroit is just the tip of a very large iceberg of municipal and state debt that can never be repaid.
Bronfeld slams the Israel Securities Authority, putting deep rifts between the country’s financial leaders out in the open.
The open investigation of the suspects, IDB chairman Nochi Dankner, Itay Strum, and Adi Sheleg, began at Hauser's order in December 2012.
By CHEN MA’ANIT AND ELA LEVY-WEINRIB
Partner and Cellcom continued their strong gains, but Bezeq fell back.
By AVIV LEVY
Intel Israel data state that it exported $2.7 billion in goods in 2010, and made $264 million in reciprocal procurements.
By YUVAL AZULAI / GLOBES
Four-percent cut will apply to all ministries except for defense, education, welfare, and transportation.
Cellcom had the biggest gain among Tel Aviv 25 shares, while Teva gained ground, but Israel Chemicals fell on the day's biggest turnover.
Airport is situated on a stretch of beach in northern TA blocking off access between the sea and the posh Ramat Aviv area.
Economy Minister Arye Deri is unlikely to use his authority to approve the government's gas deal by circumventing an antitrust commissioner and plans to wait for a new one to be appointed next month.
By LAHAV HARKOV,SHARON UDASIN
The Finance Ministry has been withholding funds from the IBA, making it increasingly difficult for the public broadcasting service to meet its operational costs and to pay for new productions.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The announcement occurred a day after Steinitz's office had reported a breakdown in talks with the companies.
By SHARON UDASIN
First of plans will broaden a mechanism for doling out subsidized state land to developers who promise the lowest cost for their units.
Without proper tax enforcement the government may be losing out on NIS 175 million a year.
Critics say a three-year budget was legally problematic and lacks support from finance ministry officials.
Committee will seek to find balance between competition and financial stability.
Strategic affairs minister says measures taken to downsize establishment should not be publicized so as not to inform Israel's enemies.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The army’s top officer told Knesset members that the economic realities have forced the military to adjust accordingly.
By LAHAV HARKOV,YAAKOV LAPPIN
IDF chief expresses concern for ability of army to remain prepared amid changing threats in the face of defense cuts.
Exemption would save young couples with at least 1 child 18% on homes; Foreign Ministry expects legislation will take 3-4 months.
Since the Finance Ministry officials have little respect for our Foreign Service personnel, it's no surprise that negotiations have dragged on.
By JPost Editorial
Lapid also criticized the staff of the budget department of the Finance Ministry he heads for having too much power.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Finance Minister stresses haredi community must contribute to national security, receive professional training and go into the job market.
Margalit condemns decision as "counterproductive, poorly timed."
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
“We’re moving from a culture of handouts to a culture of work,” says Lapid. “Work is a Jewish and a social value.”
By LAHAV HARKOV
PM slams EU guidelines banning cooperation beyond the Green Line, though doesn't elaborate with plans to combat the move.
By HERB KEINON
Senior official cancels trip because of ongoing workers strike; scheduled to sign agreements strengthening Sino-Israeli ties.
Mère de famille, écrivain à succès et journaliste féministe, Lihi Lapid tient aussi, désormais, le rôle d’épouse du ministre des Finances.
By ROBERT SLATER
Après un début de mandat houleux, le ministre des Finances Yaïr Lapid revient sur ses objectifs à venir.
By GILL HOFFMAN ET NIV ELIS
Experts et analystes scrutent les tendances du marché. Avec l’année nouvelle, la reprise s’annonce imminente, pour un démarrage en douceur.
It all goes on perks for civil servants, whose average pay is twice that of private-sector workers.
By EVELYN GORDON
Israeli banks may be turning information on their American account holders over to the IRS, setting off financial nightmares for people who haven’t filed properly.
Once companies, both private and state-run, have a standing order to remove funds from our bank accounts, they have the power to dip into that account and take what they want.
By PATRICIA CARMEL
Finance Minister Yair Lapid says sanctions on Iran must remain because "they work."
Kahlon surpasses last election polls that put him at 8 seats; Although likely to snag Finance portfolio, could also demand Construction Ministry.
Finance Ministry: economic strength of the system can withstand the small cut
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
For comparison, the 2014 summer war with Gaza reduced economic growth by an estimated NIS 3.5 billion.
A year after then-communications minister Gilad Erdan pushed through a law calling to dismantle the Israel Broadcasting Authority, the Finance Ministry is seeking to close the IBA at months end.
Druse and Circassian municipal mayors as well as a deputy minister protested outside the Finance Ministry and Prime Minsiter’s Office Sunday.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The logic behind a tax increase is to make it less profitable for investors to buy apartments and rent them out, thus keeping more apartments on the market for people who want to buy them.
Parking payment app rushing to sign contracts before current deal expires.
In exclusive interview, the Zionist Union’s economist argues why his housing plan is best.
Deputy Bank of Israel Governor Nadine Baudot-Trajtenberg may have to quit if her husband Manuel Trajtenberg is to become Finance Minister.
The highest average wages were paid out to Israeli state-owned firms, starting with the ports in Haifa, where workers earned NIS 28,790 per month.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,NIV ELIS
Early elections not necessary, says defense minister.
Growth for all of 2014 is projected at 2.2 percent, with Israel's 50-day war in July and August having shaved off about half a percentage point.
Lapid: Budget shows our values and priorities, will fight poverty.
Ministry reports detail spending on holiday gifts, unusual supplies, employee perks; advocates hail increased transparency.
Peretz sole dissenting vote, calling it a plan born from political deals; Treasury promises significant increase to Health Ministry
By NIV ELIS,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The Finance Minister's comments came a day after his ministry rejected a tax, reportedly proposed by Netanyahu's office, on those who own multiple homes.
Opposition and coalition lawmakers charge that 73 days after Gaza operation began, the Finance Committee has not approved any transfers of funding to local authorities that were impacted by rockets.
Peretz says government plan would be disastrous for environment
Bill seeks to lop off the 18% value-added tax on new apartment purchases from eligible young couples; Lapid says debate on law has become "circus."
Finance minister to present a budget proposal to the cabinet Sunday.
Social bonds could link performance with funding and, ultimately, rebuild the public’s trust, eroded by years of waste and corruption.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
To date, tens of thousands of consumers every year are unable to pay their water bill, a majority of which live under the poverty line.
By SHARON UDASIN,Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Despite a government mandate that all agencies will relocate to capital by 2015, two ministries say insufficient space has been provided.
Lapid announces new funds intended to resolve compensation issues of survivors who made aliya after October 1, 1953.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Protesters hold Erdan responsible for freeze on funding that would enable the implementation of IBA reforms.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid, Housing Minister Uri Ariel, and Transportation Ministry director-general Ettie Itzhak sign deal.
Post vacant since Stanley Fischer's departure in June; two candidates withdrew after separate alleged scandals.
Tax hikes possible, Tax Authority official says; tourism has been one of hardest-hit industries, losing an estimated $350 million.
After a lot of heavy negotiations, the budget has finally been approved by the government and passed on to the Knesset for final approval.
By DAN ILLOUZ
The first state budget to bear Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon’s byline is expected to amplify his claim to the mantel of social reformer.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Israel’s last elections proved how right David Ben-Gurion was when he said that, in Israel, whoever does not believe in miracles is not a realist.
By DANIEL DORON
Since the earliest days of the state, the IDF has been an agent of socialization.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
“Israel’s national security cannot rely solely on the defense establishment" former IDF Deputy Chief of Staff.
By PAUL HIRSCHSON
In the final analysis, Flug has shown that she essentially subscribes to the groupthink of her counterparts abroad.
Dovik Lautman was a rare gem of a man – an industrialist, philanthropist, national activist, mentor, friend and great human being.
By ISABEL MAXWELL
Barriers still remain, whether these be explicit gender discrimination or more subtle forms of societal attitudes and norms.
The percentage of workers being paid less than the minimum wage ranges from 10 to 12 percent.
The appointment process for the Bank of Israel’s governor is just another issue that the public feels it has the right to influence.