09.26.2016 | 23 Elul, 5776
US judge says Facebook has ‘moral obligation’ to contain terrorist rhetoric
Reservists group calls to cancel Physicians for Human Rights funding
Prisoner dies while exercising, sparking Palestinian hunger strike
Palestinian activists boycott Facebook for two hours
Netanyahu: I didn’t compare Azaria’s parents to those of fallen soldiers
Maccabi TA thrashed by CSKA in Moscow; Jerusalem beaten by Red Star Belgrade
Maccabi TA crushes Hapoel 5-0 in derby
Israeli-Arab mother shot dead in front of her children
Soldier at Hebron shooter trial: Terrorist may have exploded at any moment
Togo president: Israel holds key to troubles in Africa
Ambassador from Down Under shows over-the-top enthusiasm
State appeals Parole Board's early release of Rabbi Pinto from jail
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
TV pet peeves
Regev in eye of storm over Ophir Awards walkout
The women coaches leading Israel's male baseball team to victory
Newcomer shatters Israeli marathon record in Berlin
‘Tipat Halav’ clinics are losing their pediatricians
October is International Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Israeli drip irrigation giant says 'hola' to Costa Rica
Bee rhythms more affected by social interactions than sunlight
Fighting suicide with life
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Work progressing at Israeli horticulture center in Rwanda
Back to Africa
The long-overdue good-bye
'Iran and Russia in danger of becoming war crimes accomplices'
Christian writer who 'insulted Islam' murdered in Jordan
Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues
Yemen to protest Iranian weapon smuggling at UN Security Council
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Rivlin to meet with Jewish and world leaders in Ukraine
California governor signs anti-BDS bill into law
Bernie Sanders’ brother running for UK parliament
Former Chief Rabbi of France, Joseph Sitruk, passes away
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Government looks to hi-tech
After prepping Trump for debate, Giuliani says US should abandon two-state solution
Study shows how Jewish vote could play crucial role in key states
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Adelson to give $5 million toward electing Trump
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Media 'warms up the gas chamber' for Republicans, Trump's son says
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
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?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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After WWI, Christian Zionists sought a political expression in the world
IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
Pope Francis prays for Shimon Peres to have a full recovery after stroke
Latam Countries Celebrate Independence with KKL-JNF
Korea-Israel Friendship Forest Dedicated in Jerusalem Mountains
Coexistence at the Naturally for Israel Conference in Cologne
Israeli and Aussie Youth Clean up the Kinneret Shores Together
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
Is Israel prepared for a brave new world in which robots do the work humans once did?
By SHLOMO MAITAL
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
If people of goodwill work together and engage in hard protests of all kinds, social change can and will happen
The implications for Israel of a declining dollar are serious; does the government have a contingency plan?
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.
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
Israel should prepare for a world in which economic borders and walls are restored.