01.17.2017 | 19 Tevet, 5777
Israel gives Pal. Authority limited water autonomy in West Bank
Palestinian ex-hunger striker rearrested for alleged incitement
Britain, Balkan countries block EU from adopting Paris declaration
Swiss government hosts $85,000 event aiming to unify Hamas and Fatah
Netanyahu: Campaign to topple government is outrageous
Zionist Union to decide about impeachment of Ghattas
Maccabi defeats Hapoel in Tel Aviv derby
Yellow-and-blue begins busy stretch with league triumph
Hanegbi: US and Israel will be partners, not rivals, on Iran, settlements
Report: Netanyahu discussed reducing Yisrael Hayom distribution by 1/3
Lapid: NSC doesn’t work, because Netanyahu doesn’t want it to work
'Investigations of Netanyahu won't impact his diplomatic agenda'
Brazilian singer Seu Jorge to pay tribute to David Bowie in TA
Jean-Michel Jarre to perform at Masada in April
Fighting the good fight
Cloudy with a chance of gefilte fish
Israeli motorcycle king
Sela sails into second round • Federer, Murray cruise
Children of new olim feel healthier than those of older immigrants
Rare lung transplant breathes new life into mother of two
2015 dust storm was due to weather, not Syrian war
Health minister promises action to reduce smoking
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Challenged by Trump
Our world: Trump, the pistol and holy branch
Polish President Duda: If not now, when?
Letters to the editor: January 17, 2017
Report: Istanbul New Year's nightclub attacker caught
Iran shoots at unidentified drone hovering over capital
In final ruling, Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia
Qatar pledges $12m. to assist Gaza in electricity crisis
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
In show of unity Iran bids farewell to former president Rafsanjani
Iran to expand military spending, develop missiles
UN chief concerned Iran may have violated arms embargo
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Islamic State claims responsibility for truck attack in Berlin
Amazon worker fired after leaving antisemitic note for Jewish customer
Outrage over German institute’s hosting of pro-Hamas, Hezbollah speaker
UK's Corbyn calls for investigation into Israeli meddling after embassy row
300 Jewish leaders sign letter backing DNC chair hopeful Keith Ellison
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Tech Talk: Inroads toward gender equality
Ex-CIA chief rejects report Israel was warned of sharing intel with Trump
Trump pick for National Security Council to give up post
Palestinian Authority official welcomes Kushner as envoy
Trump: Jared Kushner will 'broker Mideast peace' for the White House
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Russian-Jewish oligarch pays millions for Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
Much to see, feel and do in Berlin
The Travel Adviser: Boom time
This week in 60 seconds: Jerusalem and Paris
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
Suspects arrested in France over Kardashian robbery
Glamorous gathering: Ivanka Trump, Jordan's Queen reportedly met in New York
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Trump and the Jordanian option
Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem?
Expunge the stain
The harder they fall
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
A Swiss bank guard’s quest to obtain justice for the Jewish people
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
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
Speaking at The Jerusalem Post’s fifth annual conference in New York, Gamliel discussed social inequality, harnessing technology to reduce gaps, as well as the new coalition deal.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The Jordanian MPs gathered on Sunday to pass the Jordanian Investment Fund Law for 2016, authorizing Israeli companies to participate in the fund's bids.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Feeling among Palestinian population and prospective lone-wolf attackers that the escalation serves no purpose, official claims.
By HERB KEINON
The report also pointed out that the Palestinian operators remain at a competitive disadvantage because Israeli operators have 3G and 4G capabilities and are able to attract higher- value customers.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The Palestinian government declared it would ban the selling of products from Tnuva, Zoglowek, Strauss, Tara and Tapuzina, adding that the ban would come into force on Tuesday.
Gaza’s unemployment rate stands at more than 40 percent, and there are no economic growth engines to speak of in the Hamas-ruled Strip.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
CEO of Statnet polling institute said results found more than 100,000 Arabs do not have the ability to buy medicine, clothing or food.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Steady global growth will continue, fueled largely by the United States
By DAVID ZWEBNER,SELWYN GERBER
Workers worried by reform to give competitors tunnel access
By MICHAEL ZEFF
According to the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce, a business group, the High Holy Days will create 6,400 jobs, equivalent to a 1.4% increase in jobs.
By NIV ELIS
Modern economies like that of Israel have a Gross Domestic Product that is three-quarters or more services − things people do for other people, and only one-quarter or less, tangible goods.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
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By IN JERUSALEM STAFF
Heads of Israeli business organizations pen letter to Netanyahu, urging government to form a plan to prevent brain drain.
The study found that MNCs had substantial effects on productivity in Israel, a measure where the country tends to lag against its peers.
On Wednesday, the national mail delivery service and ebay announced a cooperation agreement, which will help Israeli sellers easily print labels and send packages abroad.
The World Bank’s 2016 ease of doing business index saw Israel fall three spots, to 53rd, down 23 spots since 2009, when it was ranked 30th.
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 committee, which issued its final report in June, set out plans to spin off the country's two largest credit cards from its two biggest banks.
So far, only two have been set up, one in Ashkelon and another in Nahariya, after the IEC received the last approval from the Finance Ministry’s National Planning and Building Committee.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Proposal would spin credit card companies out from biggest banks, allow them to become banks in their own right.
Data show that Israel has experienced a steep increase in foreign stake in Israeli companies and banks, Bloomberg reports.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Even now, Israel's GDP per capita - a measure of wealth and productivity per person - is 40% lower than that of the United States.
Finance Ministry preparing a package of reforms that would tackle Israel's ignominious place in the international rankings.
'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.
We Are All a Family, an NGO that advocates for policies that reduce burdens on families, came out against the legislation.
Thirty-nine percent of those employed in 2011 ages 25-64 were in occupations characterized as at high risk of being replaced by technology within two decades.
By NIV ELIS,LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
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.
Israel's main industrial markets are abroad, so lowering tariffs on Chinese imports won't affect the buyers of Israeli goods.
The Tel Aviv based startup has developed multi-dimensional video imaging technologies for sports TV coverage.
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.
What was – in 2015! – so remote as to be virtually impossible is changing its statistical status to being decidedly possible, after which it could move to a probability and then a likelihood.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
All employees of cloud software company Ravello will join Oracle as part of Oracle Public Cloud.
Though Venture Capital investment has reached its pre-dot-com-bust levels, Israel's high-tech sector faces a shortage of skilled labor.
The Economy Ministry said that the demand for chocolate in eastern Asia has tripled in the past few years.
Whether in the US, China and South Korea, or the oceans in between, the name of the game is deflation.
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.
"The owners are appalling," Histadrut head says of the Mega chain executives.
On Friday, the embattled grocery chain decided against making payments in the realm of NIS 50 million to its suppliers.
Though Israel’s economic growth has been moderate at just 2.3%, that rate remained larger than the new debt Israel took on during the year.
NIS 24.5 billion deficit undershoots the target by NIS 6.9 billion.
The banking system, which demonstrated its worth as a strategic asset by protecting Israel
from suffering severe damage during the global economic crisis, will be an integral part of this innovation.
By YAIR SEROUSSI
Recent history amply bears this out: The technology sector that was the star of the late ’90s and crashed so dramatically at the turn of the century was a minor player in the next cycle.
Histadrut chief: For the first time, wage agreements have become an effective tool for reducing gaps for low earners in the public sector.
"I doubt if any such character was present when the Fed’s Open Market Committee voted unanimously to raise the American central bank’s interest rates for the first time in a decade."
Avi Nissenkorn: "The wages in Israel are too low, and that is one of the primary reasons for the terrible statistics we saw in the last poverty report."
Naor Yerushalmi – CEO of Life and Environment says COP-21 is "a business opportunity that our government has missed."
By SHARON UDASIN
None of the major Jewish institutions of Anglo-Jewry have made any public comments on Brexit at all, and most Jewish leaders have also refrained from coming down in favor of one side or the other.
By JEREMY SHARON
L’exploitation des gisements offshore israéliens augure de nombreux bénéfices
économiques et géopolitiques pour l’Etat juif
By AMIR FOSTER
Quelles seront les principales mesures économiques de la prochaine administration américaine ? Quel sera leur impact sur le monde et sur Israël ?
La capitale allemande lorgne vers la success story de Tel-Aviv et souhaite développer son secteur du high-tech
By ORIT ARFA
By PEGGY CIDOR
Each year, the public is treated to the spectacle of the city reaching out to the national government to help it settle its budget woes.
By GLENN YAGO,JACOB UDELL
The 12 families of Lifta will have to go, sooner or later. Where to? No one knows.
A recent YouGov survey found that those in favor of a British exit, or Brexit, have opened up a seven-point lead, making economists jittery.
The political Establishment across the Western world is in disarray, as well as being in disbelief.
Knesset expected to approve program for January start.
Income supplements for the elderly are paid under the guaranteed income law as additions to old age pensions.
“I am here for the people who don’t have things to eat, who are outside in the winter. I am here to tell the government to give the people the minimum they need to live. The minimum!”
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The TA-100, representing the largest 100 companies trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, opened down roughly 3% Sunday, the first day of trading following the UK referendum.
In weekly cabinet meeting, Netanyahu says Brexit vote won't have significant direct impact on Israel.
Experts at JPost Conference spoke about the geopolitical implications of the discovery.
China’s Ambassador Zhan Yongxin says the door is open for Israel to expand exports, but has some words of advice.
By ILAN EVYATAR
When asked his opinion of Monday's Iowa caucus, Netanyahu said with a mischievous smile: "I don't interfere with elections in the US."
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Premier received portfolio when Shas leader Arye Deri gave it up' by law, the prime minister automatically receives abdicated portfolios for 90 days.
Halperin will replace David Gilo, who resigned in August in protest of a deal regulating Israel's natural gas industry.
Adv. Mariam Kabaha previously served as the regional commissioner for equal employment opportunities in Haifa and the North.
According to the agreement, the Israel Nature and Parks Authority will be responsible for financially compensating the developer that had been slated to build the resort on the beach.
Finance Ministry representatives reportedly boycott Knesset State Control Committee hearing on protracted impasse.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Netanyahu named Simhon head of the National Economic Council last month, making him the premier’s top economic adviser.
By HERB KEINON,NIV ELIS
Five-year plan is reportedly estimated at NIS 10-15 b.; Liberman slams Netanyahu’s government for boosting Arab share of budget; Joint List MK says deal in right direction, but still comes up short.
The total number of tourists to visit Israel in 2015 was estimated at more than three million.
By SAM SOKOL
MK Yousef Jabareen tells ‘Post’ that the proposed plan does not address all socioeconomic needs of the community.
The campaign was initiated after the Finance Ministry allocated NIS 100 million for emergency loans late last month to aid hard-hit business owners.
40 cooperative supermarket branches to open in two years as part of joint Jewish Agency, Israel Venture Network project.
By JOSH DELL
Simhon to replace Eugene Kandel, who served in post from 2009 until this summer, when he stepped down.
How will Israel be affected by the decision of the United Kingdom, its third-largest trading partner, to leave the European Union?
Foreign governments are intervening in Israeli domestic politics.
By AMIEL UNGAR
Iranian president makes remarks during visit to Italy and France, where he is looking to rebuild Iran's ties with the West.
It may fall to Yellen to lay down her vision for how the US’s federal reserve system will look in the future.
On its own, giving "free money" is a terrible idea. But universal basic income can work if it's part of a greater plan.
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
An immediate investment in Arab localities is not just a matter of justice – implementing
government decisions would also be the right step for the Finance Ministry to take.
By RON GERLITZ,RAWNAK NATOUR
The current financial system is a bogus invention crafted in order to produce enormous wealth for the ruling few. The new system will benefit all Americans regardless of political affiliation.
Economies are developed and stimulated through the individuals that participate in them, and the people of Gaza are a necessary and crucial part of Gaza’s economic recovery.
By NOAM RABINOVICH
The reform is expected to help the weakest workers who do not have the backing of unions or of huge organizations that have tremendous bargaining power vis-a-vis the large pension providers
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The protests of the summer of 2011 did not achieve all of its goals, but did bring about a change in consciousness.
The closing of the mines has driven prices up for the coveted gemstones amid dwindling supplies and sent buyers looking elsewhere.
By ADRIANA BRASILEIRO
Overall, KRG has limited options for internally improving the economy.
By GLENN FIELD
If it does so, it will become the first major Israeli economic institution to thereby adapt to the world economy, according to TASE chairman Amnon Neubach.
“With GDP growth averaging nearly four percent since 2003, Israel is consistently one of the strongest performers in the OECD.”
By IZZY TAPOOHI
A lot is at stake and the global economy needs China to succeed.
By ALEXANDER B. PEVZNER
Investors flee risky assets over worry that Trump victory will cause economic and global uncertainty.
Israel should prepare for a world in which economic borders and walls are restored.