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
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
Hamas: 'IDF took terrorist's body instead of Israeli soldier's during 2014 Gaza war'
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
'Jews have too much power and must be stopped,' white supremacist shooter tells jury
'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
Gabriel Hamani, manager of Bank Hapoalim branches in the US, explains what his bank brings to America.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
It is extremely important for Israel to develop diversified connections with foreign entities.
By YAIR SEROUSSI
If you scale down your lifestyle, you can achieve independence on much more modest sums of money than you ever dreamed was possible.
By AARON KATSMAN
Acquisition would create leading company with potential to transform global market for generics.
By NIV ELIS
Minimum wage to to increase by NIS 1,000, reach NIS 5,300 per month by December 2017.
There are few policy tools left available to the Bank of Israel at a time when so many other countries are conducting aggressively expansionist monetary policy.
Tel Aviv's market was noted to be be both broad and deep, but on a local level.
The deal is a boost of confidence to Israel's venture capital scene.
Part of the good news, as far as Moody's is concerned, is fact that a right-wing government would be more stable than the previous one.
Facebook Israel development center general manager Israel's center is part of one of Facebook's most important projects, called Internet.org.
Bank Hapoalim's net profit rose 7.5% in 2014 to NIS 2.74 billion, despite low interest rates.
The dynamics of a currency war are no different than those of a real war
By PINCHAS LANDAU
Before Credit Suisse, DeChellis headed Private Wealth Management at UBS and Private Banking in Europe for Merrill Lynch.
In one of her first newspaper interviews since taking office, BoI Governor Flug discusses the economy, explains why being a woman has never been an issue for her in this male-dominated field.
Turmoil in Chinese markets continues.
"The figures showing a drop in growth worry me, both as Minister of Finance and as an Israeli," Kahlon says.
"1,300 people had been laid of from factories in recent months," official says.
Sector grows as a share of Israel's exports, rising from 14% in 2013 to 16.4% in 2014
The nearly four-month strike at the company's Dead Sea works and Bromine Compounds plant arose over a restructuring plan that included layoffs.
The deal between 54 countries including Israel, is one of the first major tariff-cutting deals of its kind in the past 18 years.
By LEON HARRIS
In the July update of its famous semi-annual Big Mac Index, adjusted based on GDP per person, The Economist found that the Israeli currency was overvalued by 12.2%.
Treasury tackled why Israel's annual GDP growth has fallen from an average of 4.3% between 1991 and 2011 to roughly 3% since 2012.
Neither China’s rise nor its decline and potential fall impacted political thought and action the way the crushing of Greece has and will.
Israeli businesses fall into each of these categories of noncompliance, and it is primarily to these businesses and their advisers that the remainder of this article is addressed.
By DAVID A. FRUCHTMAN AND LEON HARRIS
Sunday's referendum is a political stunt. How Greek and European leaders react to it will be equally consequential to Europe's future.
Greeks are split on whether to accept an offer by creditors that Greek PM Alexis Tsipras calls a "humiliation."
You can borrow a couple hundred quid from outfits like The Money Shop for a mere 753%.
Middle Israel: By coincidence, the Greek default fell on the anniversary of the 1985 economic plan that saved Israel from a similar fate; what did Shimon Peres do right that the Greeks did wrong?
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Bill would increase the number of mandatory vacation days from 14 calendar days to 21 in the first year, 23 the second year, 25 the third year.
The 0.8 depreciation of the shekel makes it the worst currency on the global market.
The drop from $11.8 billion to $6.4 billion brought Israel to its lowest level of FDI since 2010.
Kahlon will have to cut NIS 10 billion from 2016 budget just to hit expenditure limit.
The port unions have been in an uproar since Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Transportation Minister Israel Katz announced plans to build new, privately-run competing ports.
Company preparing to go public, plans at least 100 branches of Super Cofix.
Price drop to start on June 15, Health Ministry announces.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The index of 61 countries is compiled by the IMD business school in Lausanne.
In the last quarter of 2014, Cellcom launched TV services for NIS 99 per month, compared with HOT and Yes, which charge around NIS 340 per month.
By ARIEL SHAPIRA
The current economic environment presents us with a new strategic triangular: US-Israel-China.
By EFRAIM CHALAMISH
Before incoming finance minister Kahlon tangles with the structural problems in the economy, he will have to figure out how to pay for the demands keeping the coalition together.
Israeli lawyers and accountants will have to start applying “know your customer” (KYC) procedures before accepting certain assignments, from September 2, 2015.
State comptroller blasts Housing Ministry for failing to provide public housing to the eligible population.
PrivateEquity.biz lets employees at start-ups sell their stocks and options to interested investors.
« Osez, persistez, réussissez », avait déclaré David Ben Gourion lors de l’inauguration du kibboutz. Les pionniers ont appliqué le message à la lettre
By NICOLE PEREZ
Ils ont poussé comme des champignons après la pluie. Les cafés Cofix ont envahi le paysage urbain et révolutionné le marché. Mais Avi Katz ne compte pas s’arrêter là
By ORIT ARFA
Peu importe qui dirigera la prochaine coalition, il est temps de trouver une solution à la crise du logement
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
A l’occasion de la Semaine internationale du diamant, organisée à Ramat Gan mi-février, plongée dans le microcosme d’une industrie florissante
By JOSEPHA BOUGNON
Rami Levy, Jerusalem’s city councillor-supermarket mogul-Independence Day torch lighter – talks about bringing down consumer prices and his political aspirations.
By MOSHE STEINMETZ
Plan promises to “restore the welfare state.”
Though Israel’s financial system and conservative banking regulations helped it navigate 2008- 2009 global financial crisis, there is only so much a small, open, export-dependent economy can do.
Economy Ministry touts centers helping women battle unique challenges to entering the workforce.
By TAMARA UNGAR,JENNA PERLMAN
The program is designed to integrate students from the Beduin sector in the South into engineering colleges and increase their chances of finding jobs.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
MK Cabel: For 20 years I have seen no change on the issue.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Each year, about 2.5 million cubic meters of excess soil and building debris are simply buried or removed illegally to open spaces.
By SHARON UDASIN
More than 90 mayors and the heads of a number of social service NGOs are set to gather in at the Kfar Maccabiah hotel in Ramat Gan on Monday.
By SAM SOKOL
Deri declined to exercise his authority, and instead agreed to transfer his powers to the government – a move that requires both cabinet and Knesset authorization.
Ein Hemed Campus and Darkei Torah Yeshiva have started small enterprise maintaining websites for small businesses.
By JEREMY SHARON
Teens seeking summer jobs can keep bosses honest with Economy Ministry smartphone app.
The letter called on Gal-On to withdraw the proposal, or else
By LAHAV HARKOV
New finance minister spends first days in post preparing list of reforms.
Deri’s economic agenda to date has consisted largely in securing welfare benefits for his constituents, who are among Israel’s poorest.
Israeli workers spent a collective 103,554 work days on strike in past year, according to Economy Ministry.
Israel’s debt levels, which help determine its credit ratings and the interest levels that it pays, have been steadily falling for years.
According to data released by the CBS, the Consumer Price Index has fallen 1% over the past 12 months, and 1.3% since the beginning of the year.
Meet Shoshanna Gavish, the woman leading the charge to end mandatory retirement.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
40-50% of Israelis don’t have enough available assets to cover three months of basic needs.
Kahlon’s probable role as finance minister, however, worries banks
New report finds that tourism and private consumption are most effected by conflicts.
According to the data, food prices started falling in April, 2014, and the trend has since picked up speed.
Last quarter fueled by growth with an increase in exports and consumer spending.
Report recommends pushing ahead on efforts to educate ultra-Orthodox Jews and Arabs and integrate them into the labor market, where slow progress was noted.
New rules limiting banking fees go into effect on Sunday.
South Korea topped the list, followed by Japan, Germany and Finland ahead of Israel, while the US was just behind it at number six.
Researchers at Israel's Volcani Institute show off their new produce varieties to eager chefs.
By AMY SPIRO
The company already has over 10 million US users, who have sent over 500 million videos
'The economic crisis is tragic for all of Greece and we Jews are not immune.'
By ERIC J. LYMAN
Clean up your mess in one whack; impose the pain in one big dose as Israel did in 1985
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Reforms are harder to implement when economic growth is slow
By PAUL RIVLIN
Social bonds could link performance with funding and, ultimately, rebuild the public’s trust, eroded by years of waste and corruption.
Events have conspired to put the high cost of living on the election back burner
Ahead of Hebrew Book Week, Publishers Association head Racheli Edelman talks about local literature, translated books and making a living as a writer.
By BARRY DAVIS
Congress appears likely to vote to disapprove of the agreement, with the Republican caucus united in opposition and with a plurality of Democrats still publicly undeclared.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Gabriel was recently criticized in Germany for putting business interests above nuclear agreement qualms.
ISIS has taken on a new business venture - selling souvenirs.
Municipality officials argue that the "symbolic fee" would help improve tourist services.
The Palestinian Authority will pay partial salaries to most of its employees for a fourth straight month in April after Israel failed to transfer revenue.
Israel imported its first fruit and vegetables from the Gaza Strip in almost eight years, partially easing blockade maintained since the Islamist group Hamas seized control.
We are a rich society, and as the saying of our sages goes, one who has lots of possessions has many worries.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
The banks make good money off interest payments and the public loves to live well on loans.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Greece had to be saved from that growing segment of European opinion that was sick of seeing a member country place its own legitimacy over that of 18 other members.
By BERNARD-HENRI LÉVY
No, Greek friends, despite what we hear – most loudly from those who do not have to bear the consequences of their words – Sunday’s vote did not represent a “victory for democracy.”
The real cause of the plummet in investments in Israel lays elsewhere. And to understand it we need to understand recent developments in the natural gas industry.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The European Union’s Greek tragedy all but invites hyperbole. Hence analysts outdo each other in scripting doomsday scenarios.
A balanced US budget amendment is a hoax perpetrated by ambitious politicians without the courage to make the difficult decisions on taxation and spending.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
Israel is eying Asian markets, and China in particular, in order to boost its exports and diversify away from a Europe that is becoming problematic politically.
By ALEXANDER B. PEVZNER