04.29.2016 | 21 Nisan, 5776
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Palestinians clash with IDF forces as Jewish worshipers visit Joseph’s Tomb
Exclusive: Israeli envoy slams Austria’s hosting of Palestinian hijacker terrorist
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Bikini blunder?: Bar Refaeli swimsuit collection accused of copying $11 eBay design
Analysis: Are US, Israel winning or losing newest cyber battles
Police suspect Ma'aleh Adumim man shot and killed terminally ill wife, before killing self
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Mimouna all night long
Katz: We can’t count on US at UN
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
ISRAELI OPERA Gounod: Romeo and Juliet TA Opera House, April 18
Dining: A roadside attraction
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sinai Says: New horizons open up for Casspi following breakthrough season
Your investments: Omer and building wealth
COLUMN ONE: Defeating Hamas in America
Israel’s economy: Reasons to be cheerful – and some for concern
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Should we visit Auschwitz?
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
Five years on, Jordan grapples with Syrian refugee crisis
Explosion in Turkey's Bursa caused by female suicide bomber
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
Report: Iran looks to deploy Hamas in the battle to liberate Mosul from ISIS
South African president in Iran to develop ties
US to buy heavy water from Iran's nuclear program in $8.6m deal
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
Next year on Alpha Centauri: Stephen Hawking wishes friends 'Pesach Sameach'
Hundreds attend 1st Jewish film festival in Casablanca
UK Jewish backers of Muslim NUS head slam 'Islamophobic witch hunt'
Vandals deface Orthodox New York neighborhood with swastikas
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Optical guide will keep orthopedic procedures on target
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’
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
Trump, Clinton score early wins in Northeast states
Trump slams 'B-actor' with 'no mojo'
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
This week in 60 seconds: Priestly blessings and religious brawls
Grapevine: Finally, a family center
Just Torah: Passover: A means – not an end in itself
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
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
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
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
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
Appeasement for Peace?
Just look at Miriam now
It's The Jews Fault, They Could Have Prevented WWII!....
Sha’ath repeated PA threats to halt security coordination with Israel.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
In response to the report, Arab Bank said in a statement, "The terms are confidential and we will not comment on them specifically beyond saying the report is inaccurate."
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
Some 100,000 residential units around the country are being used as offices instead of living spaces.
By NIV ELIS
The authority will be responsible for upholding consumer interests for regulated industries such as insurance, promoting competition in the capital markets, and maintaining stability in the markets.
When new prospects come to me to look over their investments, more often than not they have absolutely no idea what they are investing in, with which firm and how much they are paying in fees.
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
The bill would put a series of regulations in place for executives making over NIS 3.5 million a year.
Bill would put a series of regulations in place for executives making over NIS 3.5 million a year.
Overall 2016 budget plans a NIS 35 billion deficit, amounting to 2.9% of GDP.
Noting Israel's unexpectedly low deficit of 2.15% in 2015 Moody's says that the country's fiscal performance is improving "beyond expectations."
Venture Capitalist-backed exits the highest in ten years.
By GLOBES/ROY GOLDENBERG
Once the bill is passed into law, it will represent the first time Israel becomes a founding member of a global development bank.
NIS 24.5 billion deficit undershoots the target by NIS 6.9 billion.
Hapoalim has seen mostly losses from its investment in Turkey.
By ADI BEN-ISRAEL/GLOBES
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.
A starter list of planning tips to check out before the tax year ends.
By LEON HARRIS
"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."
"In our experience the authority is mainly interested in fixing drafting errors rather than amending matters of principle."
Plan to allocate NIS 70 million to economic revitalization, NIS 20 million to marketing campaign, another NIs 5 million for loans to small businesses.
Russian-born Yuri Milner created award 3 years ago alongside tech giants, including fellow Jews: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, 23andme founder Anne Wojcicki and Google co-founder Sergey Brin.
Israeli importers and exporters, hi-tech and trading groups will all be in the base erosion and profit shifting firing line.
Website was started by transparency NGO Public Knowledge Workshop to present the budget in a user-friendly, easier-to-understand format.
By LAHAV HARKOV
We were reminded of the need for repentance, prayer and charity during the 10 days of penitence. So what is charity?
The greatest corporate crime is not to lie, cheat, distort or even cause injury and death to your customers. It is to be discovered and thereby cause financial loss to your shareholders.
Zurich, Geneva, and New York city top annual report.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Rakefet Russak-Aminoach ranks in at spot 23 on American business magazine's annual listing for the Europe, Mideast and Africa region.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
President and CEO of Development Corporation for Israel explains the value of investing in Israel’s economy.
Gvahim, a nonprofit organization that assists immigrants integrate professionally in Israel.
By ARIEL SHAPIRA
TECH TALK: The technology of tomorrow.
BoI Governor Flug slams move as "imprudent."
Ronen Stein, CEO of Isracard, said: “Isracard continues to lead the technological revolution in the field of digital payments."
"Come clean before they clean you up."
By LEON HARRIS,DAVID FRUCHTMAN,MOSHE MARK FELDMAN
The positive rating could be linked to the new budget approved last week.
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.
Move means Israeli companies will be able to easily list on European stock exchanges.
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%.
The contract will be carried out over five years.
Two job-finding apps and a program to communicate between devices with sound were among the 11 start-ups that graduated from Microsoft Venture’s latest class on Monday.
The drop from $11.8 billion to $6.4 billion brought Israel to its lowest level of FDI since 2010.
The consumer needs to realize that building wealth is a long-term process; There are no quick fixes.
Financial advice for telecommuters in Israel.
The would-be appointee has been in charge of health budgets in the Treasury for several years.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
From the Jerusalem Post's '50 most influential Jews.'
By MICHAEL WILNER
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Transfer pricing is one of the hottest topics in international tax at present.
Israeli lawyers and accountants will have to start applying “know your customer” (KYC) procedures before accepting certain assignments, from September 2, 2015.
In 2009 conference officials discovered that $57 million provided by Germany and earmarked for survivors had been stolen by insiders.
By SAM SOKOL
Hagit Moshe talks about taking on two new, challenging roles: deputy mayor and head of the city council’s finance committee.
By PEGGY CIDOR
The budget still has to be presented to the city council and be approved by it.
Entering buses at all doors, not only at the front, will speed up boarding and improve the efficiency of public transport.
By SYBIL EHRLICH
Bayit Chadash (A New Home) is a charity looking to help needy, orphaned brides set up their new homes.
By ARIELLA ROSEN
Rosh Ha’ayin has rejected suggestions of sharing Afek industrial park’s tax money with Kafr Kasim.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The 11.5 million documents was published on Sunday, following a year-long investigation of their contents.
By NIV ELIS,JTA
The chain failed to make some NIS 50 million in payments to its suppliers on Friday, despite the fact that it has roughly NIS 160 million in cash on hand.
Finance Ministry representatives reportedly boycott Knesset State Control Committee hearing on protracted impasse.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The questioning is focusing on a number of allegations of misuse of state funds in the management of the residence, for the personal gain of the Netanyahu family.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
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.
Two million children ages 5 to 18, who will receive 50% reductions on all forms of public transportation.
By SHARON UDASIN
Report states that municipality mismanaged funds by not offering competitive bidding practices on tenders.
Finance Ministry says move will save NIS 100 million across sector.
By SHARON UDASIN,NIV ELIS
Joint List chief Ayman Odeh to meet Netanyahu on Monday.
MK Cabel: For 20 years I have seen no change on the issue.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Naguise: Survivors must regain full benefits
Under the plan, Finance Ministry will take control of the Building Planning Committee from the Interior Ministry.
The logic behind a tax increase is to make it less profitable for investors to buy apartments and rent them out, thus keeping more apartments on the market for people who want to buy them.
Jerusalem was one of four cities chosen to host the Europe, Middle East and Africa leg of the global competition, alongside London, Warsaw and Nairobi.
The fourth Netanyahu government’s success may depend on the prime minister’s harmony with his finance minister.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
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.
Social bonds could link performance with funding and, ultimately, rebuild the public’s trust, eroded by years of waste and corruption.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
New document released by the Treasury Ministry of ISIS in Raqqa reveals that ISIS has decided to cut the salaries of all its fighters in half due to the "exceptional circumstances" it witnesses.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Lawyers on behalf of Arab Bank argued that a US Supreme Court ruling later in 2013 meant the trial judge's ruling was based on precedent that was no longer "good law."
The video was made during a staff day at a go-karting track; Bank calls the video "abhorrent."
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Israeli activist launches crowdsourcing project aiming to pay the prime minister to step down.
Tip for the week: Creative energy high this week, so stop procrastinating and get to work!
By MARALLYN BEN MOSHE
TIP FOR THE WEEK: Try to curb your urge to shower those you love with gifts this week. One perfect rose can have the same effect as a dozen…and your wallet will still be full in the morning.
TIP FOR THE WEEK: Good week for moving forward with plans.
Tip for the week: If you can’t ruin it and you can’t fix it, relax and trust the process.
Tip for the week: When in doubt, wait. The information you are seeking is on the way.
Tip for the week: You may feel this week that the minute you step on the gas you have to slam on the brakes. Be patient…by the end of the week things will run smoothly once again.
Tip for the week: Better to say too little than too much this week.
Tip for the week: Wonderful week for all forms of communication.
Tip for the week: Think before you speak…not everyone needs to be privy to your thoughts and plans.
Use this seven-week period to get on track financially so that you can have a secure financial future.
Zuma, the Great Survivor, has survived near misses before, and he will still be with us in 2016.
By LIONEL SLIER
How many teachers are returning to their classrooms this year?
By AMNON ELDAR
Earlier this month, Bank of Israel Chair Karnit Flug warned that Israel’s economic future was in grave danger due to one singular problem – productivity.
By ELI COOK
Iran appears to have used a type of "Hawala" system to transfer tens of millions of dollars to Hamas in an effort to help it dig new terror tunnels
By JOHNNY YAROM