07.29.2016 | 23 Tammuz, 5776
Protesters enraged at ICRC cut of Palestinian prison visit program in half
A year after Duma fire bombing, Dawabsha family vows to persevere
Hamas exploiting current calm to prepare for next war
Netanyahu deflects criticism over tunnels, welcomes Sisi peace push
Rabbi Eliezer Berland indicted for sex offenses
Edelstein turned down Netanyahu’s offer to be foreign minister
Mac TA, Beitar J’lem close in on playoffs
Knesset caucus to help English-speaking olim
Netanyahu likely to attend summit in Nigeria by end of year
Netanyahu misses deadline on appointments
Netanyahu denies Israeli government prefers Trump over Clinton
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israeli art: Upgrading our presence of mind
New on the small screen
Push for FIFA to eliminate settler teams from Israeli soccer leagues
Stoudemire retires from NBA, Hapoel Jerusalem next stop?
Atzili, Beitar visit Latvia • Mac TA takes on Pandurii
Revolutionary artificial material fits body like a glove
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
eBay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Lied big time
My Word: Cinema verité and calling the shots
An advocate for genocide against Jewish ‘babies’ and ‘old ladies’
Report: Assad and Putin held secret meeting, discussed Israel
Ex-Saudi general issues scathing critique of Palestinian terror groups
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Bombings kill at least 31 in northeast Syria city
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Dennis Ross urges end to Pollard curfew
Israel slams German university for claim it harvests Palestinian organs
Celebrities jump on board to save Jewish mother's life
US Jewish machers meet Mideast mavens
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
In historic nomination, Clinton vows to protect Israel and enforce Iran deal
Israel reiterates support for a two-state solution amid GOP shift
Israeli ambassador Dermer credits Clinton for 2012 Gaza ceasefire
At Republican, Democratic conventions, different types of anger
Grapevine: A time to mourn
Grapevine: Paths of Jewish Lithuania
This week in 60 seconds: The IDF gets its man
Making a difference as proud Israelis
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
The public broadcasting service:
With best intentions
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
The untapped power of youth
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
By UDI SHAHAM
Paraguay President Horacio Cartes of Paraguay had a busy day on his recent visit to Israel.
By MICHAL GALANTI
Analysts say term may be scare tactic to help reduce prices.
By NIV ELIS
The mismanagement of recent years is having an effect on the liquidity premium that investors demand.
Just under 36% of El Al’s flights arrived on time last month. Roughly 64% of the month’s flights experienced delays of at least 15 minutes and the average delay was 48 minutes long.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
From the Governor of the Bank of Israel to three bank CEOs, women dominate the top echelons of Israel's financial system.
By VERED RAMON-RIVLIN/GLOBES
“The one thing that offends me the most is when I walk by a bank and see ads trying to convince people to take out second mortgages on their home so they can go on vacation. That’s approaching evil.”
By AARON KATSMAN
The MOU flagged ten different possible areas for cooperation between the company and the Israeli government.
Though Uber has operated in Israel since 2014, competing with Gett as an app-based taxi service, the innovation that has made the company a global phenomenon remains outlawed in Israel.
By LEON HARRIS
Study finds that companies continue to outpace the state’s economy in overall revenue and job growth.
The OECD has indeed facilitated a potentially large increase in tax revenues and tax enforcement measures for governments around the world.
On Sunday, the company announced that it would create a fintech innovation lab in association with The Floor, a fintech hub based at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
“We live next to the Start- Up Nation but are not part of it,” said Ala Sader, director of MasarUp.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Even now, Israel's GDP per capita - a measure of wealth and productivity per person - is 40% lower than that of the United States.
Shai Abad, the Ministry of Finance's director-general, said that the Israeli government was looking forward to "broadening the Israeli horizon" regarding eco-technology.
Finance Ministry preparing a package of reforms that would tackle Israel's ignominious place in the international rankings.
"A free trade agreement between Israel and South Korea will be a significant milestone in trade relations between the two countries and carry significant economic potential for them."
The survey, the first IDI survey to examine economic perceptions, found that the public holds largely negative views on the country’s civil service.
'Bureaucracy is one of the main factors that ignited the housing crisis in Israel in recent years, and this reform deals directly with the root of the problem,' Kahlon said.
“Ontario is the ideal location to take innovative ideas from concept to marketplace — we have a competitive corporate tax rate, a strong financial sector and a talented workforce.”
Private consumption, on the other hand, grew 4%, and investment in fixed assets grew a healthy 7.5%.
Kulanu MK Eli Cohen thinks that’s going to be good for Israel’s productivity, and if he has his way, the country will soon get a lot more vacation days.
Software giant building tech-focused school to encourage girls to study sciences
Effect of tax treaties Tax treaties override the domestic Israeli law on matters of principle like residency, but can’t make the new reporting requirement go away.
Histadrut Chairman Avi Nissenkorn said called the news important “not only to the 3,500 families but for the economy as a whole and the food retail sector in particular.”
By NIV ELIS,GLOBES
The outrage on the right and “stimat piyot” (silencing those that disagree with you) goes against the very fundamental rule of freedom.
Pensioners in the ‘third age’ can have a new life by establishing a small niche company based on their talents, experiences and interests. A new Hebrew-language book explains how to do it.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The company says that pick-up times are less than 10 minutes, on average, and that the travel time is roughly on par than a taxi.
“I have done okay, but not as good as the market.”
In the 2016 Index of Economic Freedom, jointly published by 'The Wall Street Journal' and the Heritage Foundation, Israel reached its highest score ever.
By NATASHA SRDOC AND JOEL ANAND SAMY
Israeli company has developed a cross-device identification system to help advertisers target consumers.
Dov Frohman bemoans the Start-up Nation’s exit culture.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
In a September notice to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, Ahava said that its prospective buyer, which was unnamed at the time, would control more than 51% of the company once the deal went through.
By LAURA KELLY
The popularity of Playbuzz’s content is skyrocketing.
By ARIEL SHAPIRA
While pleased with the level of economic growth in the private sector, Rivlin was never-the-less troubled by the huge gap in wages between high and low income earners.
By NIV ELIS,GREER FAY CASHMAN
The startups won a challenge to develop high-tech solutions for the future city’s security, landscaping, and engineering.
By GLOBES/IDAN RABI
"A decision against approving the deal would signal to foreign investors that Israel does not respect the rules of conduct and OECD standards," says Golan.
An Israeli Beduin woman runs a successful business making beauty products from camel milk, attracting thousands of tourists to her facility in the Negev.
"Compared to Silicon Valley, the valuation is usually less,” says Chinese businessman.
Israel's tallest building will replace the Yediot Ahronot building on the north side of Tel Aviv's Azrieli Center.
25 businesses for every 100 residents, only 7% in danger of closing
Bank Hapoalim CEO Zion Kenan welcomed the news.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
El Al to add 15 new jetliners to its fleet.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
"The cost of living in Israel is still among the highest in the world, but it seems that the position of the Israeli consumer has improved in the past year," the study said.
Underwater vehicle will be available to marine researchers, as well as the environmentalist nonprofit EcoOcean and the Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat.
The bank has managed to make its labor force more efficient.
By ILAN COHEN
Prediabetics can be identified through blood tests, and introducing exercise and changes in diet can reduce their risks of developing diabetes.
By TOVA COHEN/REUTERS
Driver assistant technology uses "third" eye to reduce accidents.
Gulliver Group CEO Uri Alon announced a strategic change in the group’s structure.
Doing Business rank has fallen 23 places during PM’s tenure.
Israel is facing a shortage of engineers, a problem it might not face if a greater proportion of women studied STEM subjects.
The companies, which will be able to cooperate with local companies, will be able to obtain 1,000 visas for foreign workers for their projects.
In 2015 "MATI" procured 300 loans valued at NIS 55 million for mostly Jerusalem residents.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The program helps participants overcome obstacles, such as a lack of technological background, secular education and social difficulties that other people don’t face.
Heins says he still has support from company's principal shareholders.
Shareholders saw Heins as overspending, lacking strategic vision, and failing to seal new deals for the company.
Israeli Innovation Day, featuring the best of Israeli hi-tech, will open on April 6.
By RINA BASSIST
A guide to returning items and getting your money back.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
At one of capital’s hottest start-ups, a platform caters to the needs of the prospective global grad student.
By ORRI J. AVRAHAM
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
Fusing technology and God, the modest Emunah Center seeks to impact the world’s consciousness.
... and is the government to blame?
By ORIT ARFA
“Cake decorating gave me more than a profession. It gave me the confidence to try other things that I never thought I could do."
By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER
Getting to know a hidden tech treasure in Givat Shaul.
By BEN WIENER
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
If Jerusalem is to thrive, it is up to us, its residents, to do our part and patronize the city’s stores and eateries.
By ERICA SCHACHNE
Israel's ports have long been a sore sport for industrialists.
Along with Dankner, all defendants in the case were convicted of manipulating the issuing of shares in order to inflate their prices.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Energy-saving 'smart' lighting and 'smart' irrigation systems, which can be controlled remotely, may soon become a park staple, powered by solar light panels.
Afraid to leave, she remained. Upon his return, Shamian again raped and sexually assaulted her, the indictment stated.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,MOR SHIMONI/MAARIV
The 11.5 million documents was published on Sunday, following a year-long investigation of their contents.
By NIV ELIS,JTA
Halfway house is home to printing press employing women who served time.
By BEN HARTMAN
Although the advocacy group welcomed their pledge to reduce wait times for 2,700 eligible public housing applicants, they said that tens of thousands of people remained without homes or help.
"To close shops in secular neighborhoods is against the law and freedom of religion," says attorney.
"Israel is a global leader and a center of innovation," says senior dean.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
"What I have found enormously exciting and stimulating is to develop these ideas and use them to help solve real world problems."
Dalai Lama-endorsed Google-created leadership seminar sprouts in Tel Aviv.
By MARION FISCHEL
Cherie Blair discusses her foundation’s work in the Middle East encouraging female entrepreneurship.
By TAMAR GOLAN
Ira Liran returns to his homeland to launch Vita Coco in Israel.
President Islam Karimov’s economic program makes his central Asian country an attractive place to do business.
By VICTORIA MARTYNOV
Supporting the small businesses of religious Druse.
By JACK BROOK
The Brit bringing Chinese wood to Israeli homes.
By PEGGY HOROWITZ
Hagit Shinover left her cosmetics shop to join her father in creating the Cofix cut-price coup.
Zielinski & Rozen Parfumerie is not to be sniffed at.
By RACHEL MYERSON
A new faux ‘Apple’ store pledges to bring cheaper prices and better service to Tel Aviv.
As part of a recently launched forum series in Tel Aviv called Fu**Up Nights, leading entrepreneurs literally take the stage to publicly air their business blunders.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
Iran has warned that blocking the sale would be a violation of the nuclear accord.
By MICHAEL WILNER
JERUSALEM MAYOR Nir Barkat, prior to running the 10 km. marathon with reservists from his paratroop unit last Friday.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
It’s hard to imagine that Israeli exports 66 years ago were Oranges, kerosene burners and artificial teeth. Today, Israel is known for its impressive hi-tech industry.
By YAAKOV KATZ
Genesis Prize founder Mikhail Fridman discusses the world economy.
By MIKHAIL FRIDMAN