07.30.2016 | 24 Tammuz, 5776
Palestinian Authority President making laws by decree, highlighting problems
Golan Druse leader disputes UN statement on ‘hardship of occupation’
South African NGO brings together Palestinian factions for unity talks
Nasrallah: Israeli-Saudi relations worst development in Arab sphere
Cabinet to vote on portfolio reshuffle today
Carmi: Silent boycotts a worrisome phenomenon
Red Sea Jazz Festival goes blues and white
The Searchers still on ‘needles and pins’
Knesset caucus to help English-speaking olim
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israeli art: Upgrading our presence of mind
Mac TA, Beitar J’lem close in on playoffs
Push for FIFA to eliminate settler teams from Israeli soccer leagues
Stoudemire retires from NBA, Hapoel Jerusalem next stop?
Atzili, Beitar visit Latvia • Mac TA takes on Pandurii
Revolutionary artificial material fits body like a glove
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
eBay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Guilty party
The great ‘shtadlan’: Josel of Rosheim takes on Martin Luther
Lied big time
Report: Assad and Putin held secret meeting, discussed Israel
Ex-Saudi general issues scathing critique of Palestinian terror groups
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Dennis Ross urges end to Pollard curfew
Israel slams German university for claim it harvests Palestinian organs
Celebrities jump on board to save Jewish mother's life
US Jewish machers meet Mideast mavens
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
In historic nomination, Clinton vows to protect Israel and enforce Iran deal
Israel reiterates support for a two-state solution amid GOP shift
Israeli ambassador Dermer credits Clinton for 2012 Gaza ceasefire
At Republican, Democratic conventions, different types of anger
Grapevine: A time to mourn
Grapevine: Paths of Jewish Lithuania
This week in 60 seconds: The IDF gets its man
Making a difference as proud Israelis
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
The public broadcasting service:
With best intentions
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
The untapped power of youth
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
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
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
Technology has become a key factor in global economies, and this development has had a most positive impact on Israel.
By YAIR SEROUSSI
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."
Sling enables micro-entrepreneurs to unlock a series of financial services directly from their smartphone, with no need for hardware, intricate contracts or upfront cost.
By ARIEL SHAPIRA
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 newly-mended Israeli- Turkish relationship will be good for Israel’s economy.
By NIV ELIS
The newly-mended Israeli-Turkish relationship will be good for Israel’s economy.
By NIV ELIS,NIV ELIS
Investors get spoiled when markets continually go up, but a 10-15% drop is relatively common and actually healthy for the stock markets long-term prospects.
By AARON KATSMAN
Data show that Israel has experienced a steep increase in foreign stake in Israeli companies and banks, Bloomberg reports.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Gov’t tests new financial accountability law, faces NIS 14.4 b. hole for 2017 budget.
Investment professional gives money advice for after the wedding
Spending more time with grandchildren and volunteering are the most common answers I receive by retirees as they explain how they spend their time during retirement.
The idea behind the policy is to cut regulation and waiting time in clear-cut situations that raise little or no concern about increasing market concentration.
Two recent developments portend a shift in the states’ attitudes and, consequently, require the maturation of Israeli businesses’ tax planning and compliance.
By DAVID A. FRUCHTMAN AND LEON HARRIS
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The budget structure bill still does not allow for an opportunity for there to be no budget for 2018, which would trigger an early election.
Coalition, opposition threatened mutual boycotts, until Edelstein swooped in.
The Knesset Finance Committee raised the alarm that a clause, though intended to prevent runaway deficits, would concentrate power in the Finance Ministry.
Tax revenues were NIS 1.7 billion higher than expected, and expenditures were NIS 1.8 billion lower than expected.
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.
An itemized list of expenses for PM Netanyahu's New York trip was released Tuesday by the Jerusalem district prosecutor’s office.
Zionist Union MKs accuse former attorney-general Weinstein covering up and sabotaging investigation of affair in which Netanyahu accused of double-billing trips abroad.
By LAHAV HARKOV,DANIEL CLINTON
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.
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.
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