06.30.2016 | 24 Sivan, 5776
'I want to die,' Kiryat Arba terrorist wrote on Facebook prior to attack
After West Bank attack, Netanyahu implores world to pressure Palestinians to condemn terror
MKs blame Zoabi for terrorist attack that killed 13-year-old girl
Kiryat Arba attack: Palestinian terrorist stabs teen girl to death in bedroom
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of June 30
Poll finds Sa’ar top candidate to head centrist party
Party 'til the break of dawn: Tel Aviv to celebrate 'White Night'
Coming and going on the small screen
Netanyahu called for term limits – 19 years ago
Turkey deal ‘cornerstone’ of stability in the region
Gold to 'Post': Quartet report could cause Israel diplomatic damage
A fishy tale
Twice as nice
Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi completes record transfer to Chinese club
Philip Stein, Optical International to vie for title
Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves
Hapoel Jerusalem threatened with BSL suspension
Living With History
Israelis shrug off fears of hi-tech bubble
Nazareth Hospital insists on serving only whole wheat bread
Health Ministry rankings seen boosting hospital performance
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
Herzog’s intolerable deceit
The unknown legacy of a Japanese hero: Chiune Sugihara
Letters to the Editor
Lebanese army says it foils planned attacks by Islamic State
Violent clashes erupt in Nablus, Hamas calls on parties to unite against Israel
WATCH: 250 ISIS fighters killed in deadliest ever US airstrikes against the group
Former Iranian official: 'Turkey now swallows the poison it cooked'
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Was the Istanbul attack an act of retaliation for Turkey-Israel accord?
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
MKs slam Corbyn’s ‘anti-Semitic’ comparison of Israel to ISIS
Jeremy Corbyn appears to compare supporters of Israel, ISIS at release of anti-Semitism report
Belgian court upholds kosher ritual slaughter rights
New French immigrants: ‘We don’t see a future in France anymore’
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Trump, Clinton respond to Turkey terror attack
Sanders appointee to 'Post': Democratic platform should include 'occupation,' right to boycott
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Astrology for the week of June 1, 2016
Grapevine: Worthy cause
British Jews denounce neo-Nazi 'Miss Hitler' pageant
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
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
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
F.I.G., the permaculture center
Better late than never
A rose is a rose is a rose
Klezmer all around
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
אוֹנִיוֹת מַשָׂא עֲנָקִיוֹת
מֵהֶזְנֵק טֶכְנוֹלוֹגִי לְזִינוּק כַּלְכָּלִי
הַתָנָ"ך שֶל אִימָא
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park Dedicated in Kfar Chabad
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
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
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
When Your Pipe Runs Out of a Basic Necessity (Water in Samaria)
Like Father Like Son (it doesn’t have to be so)
Guilty Before Found Guilty, Israel’s Policy
The BREXIT murders -- an English Lord and European Democracy
By UDI SHAHAM
The MOU flagged ten different possible areas for cooperation between the company and the Israeli government.
By NIV ELIS
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
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
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.
By AARON KATSMAN
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.
According to the report, Israel’s hi-tech sector grew at a rate of 9 percent a year.
Bill would put a series of regulations in place for executives making over NIS 3.5 million a year.
Five central banks around the world have dropped their interest rates below zero.
It is not yet too late to move assets out of banks and into somewhat safer havens – very
short-term government bonds, for example.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
The event, for Hapoalim Gold Club members, will include sports, entertainment, lectures and information sessions on finance, with free shuttles to and from luxury hotels in Eilat.
To compete, Gett is working with similar services around the world to make their apps cross-compatible.
In July 2015, dairy prices went down by 4.65%, while in January 2015, the price of eggs was lowered by 3.1%.
Whether in the US, China and South Korea, or the oceans in between, the name of the game is deflation.
Only 36.32% of Osem's shares are traded on the market, and the company leadership said it would continue to be an Israeli company in a letter to its employees.
By GLOBES,NIV ELIS
Just like a successful football team, a successful investment portfolio should be well diversified.
This year's report examined gender breakdowns in the sector for the first time, and found that self-employed women comprise only around one fifth (21.8%) of all the self-employed in Israel.
A 2014 report found that two-thirds of government payments to suppliers were late.
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
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."
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
With a dozen acquisitions in the past year alone, Israel’s food flavor and ingredient company is making a dent in global market share.
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
JERUSALEM MAYOR Nir Barkat, prior to running the 10 km. marathon with reservists from his paratroop unit last Friday.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Genesis Prize founder Mikhail Fridman discusses the world economy.
By MIKHAIL FRIDMAN