‘If it is not good for us, it is not good for the Jews in the Negev’
Haredi parties intent on entering coalition by start of Passover
Ya'alon: You don't have to be in intelligence to know that Iran is lying
Negotiating parties split on Likud push to increase number of ministers
First-ever effort between hospital and taxi company to ensure newborns are taken home safely
Jerusalem Municipality shuts down ‘filthy, rodent-infested’ butcher shop in Mahane Yehuda market
*New Worlds: The brain’s 3D compass*
*IQ is not enough – develop your EQ, too*
Eco Wave Power to establish its first Chinese power station
Watch: Technion students recreate Passover story with robots
Noble Energy walks away from Ruth C exploration license
Cyber Chief: 8% of ministry budgets should go to cyber security
Play it once again, Sam
Anti-Semitic fans pressure Hungarian rock band to cancel Israel concert
Concert review: IPO
Eytan’s Fox’s ‘Cupcakes’ opening in New York
Local hoops rocked by sudden death of Hapoel Tel Aviv manager Shelef
Bruised yellow-and-blue looks ahead after Real blow
Israeli figure skater Bychenko places in world championships
Soccer: Israel trounced by Wales in key qualifier
Court convicts Olmert in Talansky retrial
Israeli rescue team to assist at Germanwings crash site
Legislators, environmentalists gather for launch of Knesset solar rooftop field
Top Hamas engineer, tactician convicted in Beersheba court
Exclusive: In exchange for freed tax funds, PA won’t pursue Israel over settlements at ICC
Egyptian court convicts man and woman of spying for Israel
Abbas: Israeli-Palestinian relationship must change
US 'disappointed UN rights council continues to single out Israel’
Jewish Agency, IFCJ spar over Ukrainian immigration
Why are these South Africans wearing kippot?
Will or won't 'Borat' play Freddie Mercury in Queen biopic?
Limmud FSU marks Auschwitz liberation with emotional exhibition
Toulouse rabbi told to remove kippah at voting station
Analysis: Israel rooting for the Saudis
US says talks with Iran will go down to the wire
Egypt lists as terrorists top Muslim Brotherhood leader, 17 others from group
Officials: Iran indicating willingness to accept fewer centrifuges, ship out enriched uranium
Watch: Armed Houthi women threaten war against US, Saudi Arabia, Israel
Fundamentally Freund: Happy Land of Israel Day!
Detoxifying US-Israel relations
Letters to the editor
Right from wrong: Anti-Semitism or emasculation?
The blood libel Haggada
The turning point
Travel tech start-ups
On wings of carbon
Veterans: On target
Fusing modern and traditional in the kitchen
Book Review: Perceptive Haggada
Hot off the Arab press
On the field and in court
Happily Eva After: Times, they are a-interestin’
Music and the mamaloshen
What’s the catch?
Kayaking for gold on the Kinneret
Palestine – words matter but their meaning matters more
A nuclear deal with Iran – would it stick?
When words matter and when they don't
’מְלָגוֹת ‘צוּק אֵיתָן
כּוּלָם רוֹצִים לִחְיוֹת
יִשְׂרָאֵל בְּמַבָּט פָּנוֹרָמִי
Getting a young start
A culinary festival starring the women next door
Global girl power
Apartheid South Africa: Israel edition
Sa'ar says national unity government is 'still on the table'
Israeli parties prepare legislative demands for Netanyahu's new coalition
With full term possible, Netanyahu may outlast Ben-Gurion (and Obama)
Arab sector turnout for recent elections reached 63.5%, polling data shows
Joubran: Polls have to include parties that don’t pass threshold
Pope Francis pays tribute to Christians persecuted by ISIS during Palm Sunday mass
PHOTOS: Exercising the 'Right to Movement' at the Palestine Marathon
It’s hard to be a Christian in Israel, but not because of prejudice
Unconvincing ISIS video shows Assyrian captive converting to Islam
'Those who hate Jews hate Christians': A closer look at US Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz
Green Leadership Conference in Hamalachim-Shahariya Forest
Scenic Lookout in Memory of Lt-Gen. Amnon Lipkin Shahak
Following in the Footsteps of Meir Har-Zion
Celebrating the 100th Birthday Anniversary of Sculptor Ahiam Shoshany
French Students Get to Know the Real Israel
Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Sharing and Learning - German Forestry Students Intern with KKL-JNF
Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
JNF Ontario Community Mission Tours the Western Negev
Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
Outdoor Fitness Israel: An Innovative Fitness Program Developed By UK Olim
The Burstein Brothers: 3 Oleh Siblings in the IDF
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
PetBNB:An Olah’s Unusual Canine Startup
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
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Sovev Tel Aviv, Israel’s Largest Biking Event
Running Through Color
Formula 1 Racecars Zip Through Jerusalem
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
Over 1,000 IDF 'lone soldiers' attend personal errand day in Tel Aviv
03.30.2015 | 10 Nisan, 5775
Retirees still need growth assets in their portfolios.
By AARON KATSMAN
In July 2013 the Knesset legislated major changes to the tax regime (Income Tax Ordinance Amendment 197).
By LEON HARRIS
Harsh criticism from Kulanu head aimed at Bank HaPoalim for its plan to force 600 employees into early retirement.
By NIV ELIS
Today, I would like to focus on an asset that doesn’t get much attention, but just may deliver the income that you need.
Commencing in 2014, trusts and establishments are also fully taxable in Israel if any beneficiary is an Israeli resident.
The dynamics of a currency war are no different than those of a real war
By PINCHAS LANDAU
Totaling some $10 billion, Israel ranks 6th among countries whose citizens held accounts at the Swiss bank.
According to the International Monetary Fund, emerging- market (EM) economies are forecast to grow 5 percent in 2015.
In recent years the Israeli economy has grown significantly, according to Adva Center report.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Israel ranked 24th out of 34 member countries in terms of the tax to GDP ratio in 2012.
Nissankoren pushing for NIS 1,000 increase to current monthly minimum wage of NIS 4,300.
FICC agrees with Treasury, saying increase to NIS 5,000 "must be gradual and moderate."
A thorny tax question over the years has been whether “pool cars” available for general use need to be allocated for tax purposes to particular employees.
“This is huge news for the sector and the economy in general. The employment terms we agreed upon are unprecedented,” Union of Construction Workers chairman Yitzhak Moyal says.
By ILAN COHEN
When you want someone to take a specific action, the goal of copy-writing and marketing essentially is to get them to visualize being in a certain state.
By ISSAMAR GINZBERG
The market is a bubble akin to the real-estate market of 2005, ready to burst and drag share prices down 20% or more.
By HAROLD GOLDMEIER
How is it that in every case of banks rigging markets, whether in the UK or the US, the same pattern of a multibillion- dollar fine and some discreet “letting go” of individual traders is repeated.
Former Likud minister says 0 VAT plan will not help housing prices.
Instead of one portfolio being diversified between various asset classes, you diversify with various advisers and their strategies.
Knesset speaker says he won't advance bill - which would give some young couples a tax break on their first home - for its final 2 readings in Knesset.
By NIV ELIS,LAHAV HARKOV
It’s our short-term memory that skews our perception.
Coastal city's residents oppose bringing their city under the jurisdiction of their larger northern neighbor, poll finds.
Labor Federation argues current minimum of NIS 4,300 a month is not sufficient to help people escape poverty.
There is a gradual erosion of confidence in the banking institutions, in the people who run them and in the governments and agencies who are supposed to regulate them.
If the violent swings are too much for you, here are three investing tips that may help you remain sane during market downturns.
The connection between market crashes and the Noahide flood is actually clearcut: Both are fueled by excess liquidity, physical in the case of the flood and financial in the case of the markets.
Speculative-grade bonds became ubiquitous in the 1980s as a financing mechanism in mergers and acquisitions.
It’s vital that assets be earmarked per individual family to avoid quarreling. Far too many times large families have become embroiled in inheritance issues
Dividends are taxed at rates ranging from 25% to 32%, resulting in a combined tax burden on distributed corporate profits of 45%-50%.
Chief economist at IBI Investment House says budget was unlikely to hit its 3.4% deficit target.
C'tee advances plan to partly privatize state-owned companies.
In 2011, Israel passed a law allowing angel investors to claim a deduction for Israeli tax purposes for investments in certain Israeli hi-tech startups.
Israel announced on August 24 that it has signed a new tax treaty with Germany.
Since 2003 Israeli resident investors have been taxable on income and gains from overseas investments.
The comptroller’s report, which came out Tuesday afternoon, offered several major recommendations for handling the budget.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid said it was the nation's duty to help reservists to give back to them for their "wonderful mobilization."
Barcelona High Court judge downplays doubts over possible "risk" to believe Israel would back a country seeking independence, given the Palestinian issue.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
Candidate says he needs 15 seats to achieve goal of becoming finance minister.
Loan guarantees serve both as an emergency stop-gap for a crisis and a means of lowering Israel's borrowing costs.
Likud officials have also met with the leaders of United Torah Judaism.
By GIL HOFFMAN
According to the data, food prices started falling in April, 2014, and the trend has since picked up speed.
Trajtenberg promises additional caregivers in nurseries.
In exclusive interview, the Zionist Union’s economist argues why his housing plan is best.
Tip for the week: Delays, breakdown in communication and mix-ups are all par for the course this week. It’s not you. It’s Mercury in Retro!
By MARALLYN BEN MOSHE
Channel 10 reporter Raviv Drucker was accused of first leaking the documents which charge the prime minister with accepting flights funded by wealthy associates.
By HERB KEINON,YONAH JEREMY BOB
New rules limiting banking fees go into effect on Sunday.
Agreement will raise miniumu wage to NIS 5,000.
Opposition members slam ‘last-minute hijack’ of funding.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Model makes it easy to hire and fire people but provide a strong safety net for workers.
Early elections not necessary, says defense minister.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Change indicates Israel's credit rating is unlikely to soon improve.
According to report, in Tel Aviv the average income per person and the average expenditure per person were the highest among all Israeli cities.
Finance minister and ecnomomy minister give signal a day before the Histadrut Labor Federation planned to declare a labor dispute on the matter.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid presented the 2015 budget to the Knesset Finance Committee.
By LAHAV HARKOV,NIV ELIS
Former employees demanded millions, threatened to leak credit card info
By BEN HARTMAN,NIV ELIS
Growth for all of 2014 is projected at 2.2 percent, with Israel's 50-day war in July and August having shaved off about half a percentage point.
Sesame Enable assists patients with head gesture-controlled technology.
Ministry reports detail spending on holiday gifts, unusual supplies, employee perks; advocates hail increased transparency.
Peretz sole dissenting vote, calling it a plan born from political deals; Treasury promises significant increase to Health Ministry
By NIV ELIS,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
NIS 310 million transferred to help Holocaust survivors.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Petitioners claimed, parents are required to pay amounts close to NIS 8000 per year in extra tuition fees, creating two education systems.
Solidarity strikes reach Finance ministry workers following strike by postal workers and airport personnel.
The increase in the length of our lives raises the question of how to finance those added years.
Netanyahu stopped the legislative process in its track, refusing to advance it until disagreements over the 2015 budget are resolved.
Zero VAT proposal moves forward in stormy session; MKs accuse Slomiansky of conflict of interest on WZO Settlement Division.
Ban on free disposable bags was approved in July; Bennett says while law is important, consumers should not be hurt.
By SHARON UDASIN
Cuts amounting to NIS 1.5 billion from current spending in education, health, welfare transferred to defense budget.
By NIV ELIS,HERB KEINON
Income from Israeli intellectual property in 2012-2013 totaled NIS 1,881 million but gap still exists between academic achievements and economic application.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Purchase levels drop to lowest levels since period following 2011 housing protests.
For Israel, the OECD accounted for the lion’s share of FDI inflows, with almost $3b. in 2012.
The hostilities with Hamas in Gaza were estimated to lop an additional .5% off annual GDP growth.
The main share indices were rising thanks to big companies taking on debt and wasting that money buying their own overpriced shares.
Yesh Atid: We won’t allow "political blackmail at the expense of young couples who work and serve in the IDF."
I can’t tell you how often I have met Americans who relocated, neglected their finances and are now paying the price.
Tal Bodenstein’s coffee amounts to much more than a hill of beans.
By MIRIAM KRESH
The $5 fee for freelancers’ services on Fiverr puts paid to fractious negotiations.
By PATRICIA CARMEL
Plaintiffs call bank’s closing argument a ‘distortion of facts.’
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,FRANK G. RUNYEON
Tip for the week: Be patient…you may find the answers you are looking for during the last couple of days this week.
Tip for the week: Good time for taking a step back in order to double check commitments and projects. Discover what is missing and what is superfluous.
Tip for the week: Good week for working on any project which demands a lot of creativity.
Tip for the week: This week you will feel exceptionally creative and are anxious to try something new and different.
Tip for the week: Surge of energy expected at beginning of the week. Good time for getting things done.
Tip for the week: Good week for all forms of communication.
TIP FOR THE WEEK: This is a perfect week for working in small groups in order to achieve your ultimate goal.
If you have some money in the bank that you are prepared to invest, you’d better do so on the safe side. Adi Wolf of the Tiltan investment house shares some tips for 2015.
By OFIRA LEVIT
Tip for the week: Good week for problem solving as you have the patience to deal with all the little details.
Astrology for the week of December 19, 2014.
TIP FOR THE WEEK: Good week for asking questions, collecting information and formulating your next move.
Tip for the week: Don’t overdo…one step at a time will get you exactly where you need to be.
Tip for the week: When in doubt, trust your intuition.
Astrology for the week of October 24, 2014. Tip for the week: Things begin to move forward as the week progresses.
Finance minister says budget had been over-performing, running a deficit of only 2.6% while the target for the year was 3% of GDP.
Those of us who believe in supporting social activism need to be demanding as to what is being done with our money, we also need to be fair.
By YEHUDIT SIDIKMAN
Among the most striking problems that confronted some nonprofits were CEOs having extramarital affairs with their staff members.
By STEPHEN G. DONSHIK
Professional ethics in architecture appear to be rather flexible and vague.
By GERARD HEUMANN
The across-the-board budget cuts just decided upon – as well as others to come – are the wrong medicine for stagnation.
By JPost Editorial
Bank of Israel Gov. Karnit Flug made history last week by slashing the benchmark interest to its lowest ever level.