05.06.2016 | 28 Nisan, 5776
For 1st time since August, Israel sees no victim deaths from terrorist attacks
IAF strikes Hamas targets in Gaza in response to continued mortar fire
Palestinians to demand protection from war crimes at UN Security Council
Shin Bet gleans vast tunnel data from Hamas member
Defense Ministry: Israel's war and terror casualty toll now at 23,447
Acre all-in to beat out relegation rivals Kiryat Shmona, Hapoel Haifa
Israel court endorses government policy on Palestinian terrorists' bodies
Comment: Golan’s Germany comparison eclipsed a commendable message
Allegations of ‘cronyism’ in Bayit Yehudi over rabbinical appointment process
Erdan: ‘We have a broad government program to fight boycotts’
Anti-Semitism goes unchallenged by some on 'pro-Palestine left', UK editor says
Germany has no plans to change Israel policy, Merkel reassures Netanyahu
Grapevine: Coincidence and memory
Comedy for Koby gears up for spring tour
Jane’s Jerusalem jaunt
Return to rowing gives Israel newcomer Lyat Olympic hopes
Jewish-Argentine takes first ATP title in Turkey
Kings the latest team to have Blatt on coaching radar
The POSTman Knocks Twice: National unity? Holocaust Day thoughts
Bar and the new Palestinian mayor of Jerusalem
Israeliness is the answer
The political algorithms of the Arab-Israeli conflict
A dictatorship in the making?
Israel denies it detained Turkish right-wing leadership
Report: Saudi Arabia busts ISIS cell on the outskirts of Mecca
Hamas claims to foil plot by Abbas rival Dahlan to stage coup in Gaza Strip
Group slams Europe-Iran economic confab in Zurich
Gulf Shi'ites paying religious tax to Iran are funding terror, Sunni campaign says
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Jordanian security forces capture homing pigeon delivered by ISIS
VIDEO: ISIS child jihadists sing in French - 'Your blood will flow'
Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
Israeli flag burned at Kiev Holocaust memorial on Yom Hashoah
Young Jewish professionals attend Holocaust commemoration in NYC
German mayor embroiled in row over anti-Semitic bank account
Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews, Jewish students on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Israeli Carpool app Via raises $100m
April deficit ticks up, though target still in sight
Manufacturers: Obama aid package will be ‘mortal blow’ to Israeli industry
BGU researchers present guidelines for treating postnatal depression
Expert says three dairy servings daily is 'vital for bones’
Country’s asthma rates ‘relatively low’
Cambridge researchers map all genes that can cause breast cancer
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
Republican Jewish Coalition withholds praise for Trump
Donald Trump disavows anti-Jewish rhetoric from ex-KKK leader David Duke
Poll: Sanders voters more sympathetic to Palestinians than to Israel
Trump proves Jewish supremacy diminishing in GOP, says David Duke
Understanding UK anti-Semitism on Holocaust Remembrance Day
This week in 60 seconds: Tightrope walking in Jerusalem
Just a Thought: On Holocaust education
Parshat Kedoshim: Respect your elders
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
Spot the Jew: The annual Met Gala
What can you see in this red circle?
Books: Hunting monsters
The journey home
In Jesus’s last footsteps
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Arrivals: Connecting Israel and the world
Books: Drone mom
Books: Disintegration and demise
To your holistic well-being
This week in Jerusalem
Child sexual abuse in a medical context
Old City’s Khalidi Library reopens after nearly a half century
One step at a time
Choosing the right treatment for our youth
Wisdom - via Wisdo
Home is where the tent is
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A WWII vacation that saved two Jewish brothers' lives
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day 2016
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
No Holocaust Survivors in My Family
At Ben-Gurion University the slogan is: Let’s Get Rid of Cancer
IDF Gets Its First Out Pansexual Major
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.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
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
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.
By NIV ELIS
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.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
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
errorism typically affects the economy in two ways: it drags down tourism, and keeps people from going out and spending money.
Plan to allocate NIS 70 million to economic revitalization, NIS 20 million to marketing campaign, another NIs 5 million for loans to small businesses.
The natural gas outline is the result of some eight months of negotiations.
Implementing outline of agreement still demands that economy minister invoke legal clause to circumvent objections of antitrust commissioner.
Veeam CEO Ratmir Tamishev tell the 'Post' in Las Vegas how he’s transforming the landscape.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Transportation Minister Israel Katz said the deal was cause for celebration and symbolized the country’s perseverance through difficult times.
According to IATI, Israel’s hi-tech industry creates 7,000 engineering jobs each year, but only 4,500 engineering students enter the work force annually.
According to Globes, wholesale Tomato prices reached some NIS 12 per kilogram on Wednesday, up from around NIS 9/kg last week and just over NIS 3.5/kg two months before.
By NIV ELIS,SHARON UDASIN
SAP has acquired nine Israeli companies since 1998 and has made its intentions to continue expanding in Israel clear.
Zurich, Geneva, and New York city top annual report.
The deficit is projected at 2.8 percent of GDP in 2015 while a target of 2.9 percent has been set for next year.
Israel’s Chief Scientist Avi Hasson tells the ‘Post’ how he’s working to keep Israel ahead of the curve when it comes to spurring Israeli creativity.
President and CEO of Development Corporation for Israel explains the value of investing in Israel’s economy.
Organization would stress innovative approaches to development, and specialize on a small set of countries that act as willing partners.
BoI Governor Flug slams move as "imprudent."
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.
Files d’attentes interminables, retards réguliers, colis perdus à jamais… A l’heure du tout numérique,la poste israélienne a visiblement du mal à se réinventer
By ORIT ARFA
Les petits commerces de Jérusalem sont sur la ligne de front et la baisse de
leur fréquentation fait craindre le pire aux propriétaires
By ORRI J. AVRAHAM
The political Establishment across the Western world is in disarray, as well as being in disbelief.
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 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.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
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.
Rivlin, Flug address symposium on social responsibility in a market economy
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Raise to be determined by the change in the average salary minus 1%, a change meant to cancel the increase in minimum wage’s effect on the lawmakers’ pay.
By LAHAV HARKOV
State "must make defensive shield, protective edge for consumers."
By NIV ELIS,SHARON UDASIN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Negev Railway connecting Ashkelon and Beersheba to open Saturday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Foreign governments are intervening in Israeli domestic politics.
By AMIEL UNGAR
If people of goodwill work together and engage in hard protests of all kinds, social change can and will happen
By SHLOMO MAITAL
The implications for Israel of a declining dollar are serious; does the government have a contingency plan?
'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
Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and head of International Affairs of the US Chamber of Commerce, sizes up the Israeli economy and US markets.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Iranian president makes remarks during visit to Italy and France, where he is looking to rebuild Iran's ties with the West.
Turkey in 2013 had commissioned Rosatom to build four 1,200 megawatt reactors as Ankara has been keen to wean itself off an almost complete dependence on imported energy.
Officials say the service will be a boon for consumers working remotely, including those stuck at Israeli checkpoints and needing to pay urgent bills or get work done.
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
ISIS has taken on a new business venture - selling souvenirs.
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.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
“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
"Religious leaders must be at the forefront of bravely calling out the most egregious violations of basic human morality, without regard to the criticism they may face as a result."
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Crude oil dipped below $47 this week.
By SHMUEL EVEN AND YOEL GUZANSKY
"It’s no exaggeration to say that many developed economies – mired in debt, out-of-control welfare spending and high unemployment – would envy the Israeli economy’s current overall trajectory."
By SAMUEL GREGG
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