09.30.2016 | 27 Elul, 5776
Abbas and Riviln speak of future meetings at Peres funeral
Watch: Netanyahu and Abbas shake hands at Peres funeral
Report: Gazan terror tunnel collapses, kills 3
Fatah-linked Facebook shows Peres going to hell for 'crimes' against Palestinians
Reporter's Notebook: A funeral that would have meant the world to Peres
Obama at Peres funeral: Abbas's presence reminds us of the unfinished business of peace
Clinton: Peres was a dreamer who never gave up
Read: President Reuven Rivlin's eulogy
Peres hoped America would reject Trump's vision
Peres bombshell: I stopped an Israeli strike on Iran
Court overturns Parole Board’s early release of Rabbi Pinto
This week on TV: Rebellious robots,return of SJP, and ‘Princess Shaw’
Movie Review: ‘My King’
Chef Nir Zook opens first kosher venture in Tel Aviv
The sound of (vocal) music
Beersheba satisfied with nil-nil outcome vs Southampton
Hapoel Tel Aviv, Beitar Jerusalem both in need of wins
Hapoel Jerusalem, Maccabi Tel Aviv in final
Peres had appreciation of power and impact of sports
TAU and Swiss scientists to crash spacecraft into comet today
Could Israel become a linchpin of China’s trade strategy?
Peres’s final contribution: His corneas
Apple reportedly developing iPhone 8 in Israel
Hospital officials: More funds needed for healthier food
'Israeli hospitals need increased funding to provide healthful meals'
Global agtech investors find 'rich pipeline of opportunities' in Israel
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Column One: The New Middle East
Editor's Notes: How Peres's constant search for opportunities built a nation
My Word: Population density, people power and blessings
Grapevine: Shimon Peres: A personal memoir
Abbas: Fatah will hold major congress this year
In northern Iraqi Kurdistan, hundreds pay respects to Peres
Report: Iranian spy masters 'running covert war' in Syria
Congress rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill
Iran atomic chief: Trump presidency wouldn't endanger nuclear deal
Iran has missiles that can hit Israel, Revolutionary Guards official says
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
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
Israeli, US Jews close despite political, religious differences
Ukrainian President: No Ukrainian has the right to forget Babi Yar
Lauder recalls a memorable conversation with Peres
US Jewish groups mourn Shimon Peres, laud his contribution to Israel
Agritech investor: Opportunities abound with Israeli entrepreneurs
Tech Talk: Intel gets smart with ‘learning building’
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
Peres was a man of psalms, Clinton says
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
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
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of September 30, 2016
Grapevine Metro: Coming concerts
Aliya Stories: Being attuned to your body
This week in 60 seconds: Israel mourns a founding father
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?
Not so regal behavior: Saudi princess allegedly orders guard to kill French decorator
Kim Kardashian calls for help for Jewish cancer patient from Israel
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Muzzling the media
A stark prognosis for the Middle East
The road past Mosul
An unprecedented deal?
Tour Israel: Rosh Hashana Special
Wine Talk: Go sweet
Cooking: Ancient grains for a healthy New Year
Recipes for a sweet Rosh Hashana
This week in Jerusalem
It’s time for millennials to migrate
Sounds of the synagogue
The joy of a Jerusalem playground
Israeli music for all
City Notes: Netanya hosts Israeli Special Olympics
New year for the golden-agers
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כְּתוֹבוֹת אֶבֶן, עֵץ וּנְחוֹשֶת בִּמְעָרַת הַמַכְפֵּלָה
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The Christian German who saved Jews speaking Yiddish
The Church has contributed to antisemitism, Archbishop of Canterbury says
The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
A Lake in the Middle of the Desert at Dimona's Ben Gurion Park
International Cleanup Day in Israel 2016 Launched in Afula
From Copenhagen to the Casuarina Circle at Ilanot
A Global Perspective on Dry Land Forestry and Restoration
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."
Australasia and Europe might have higher budgets for public research and development, according to Kukutai, but Israel simply has “more entrepreneurs” in the agricultural technology sector.
By SHARON UDASIN
Amidst all the hubbub of schmoozing and networking, two major Asian companies announced the launch of accelerators in Israel.
By NIV ELIS
Sefer Torah Just in time for Rosh Hashana, the Schmelzer family, owners of the Shlomo Group, dedicated a new Torah scroll in memory of the patron of the family, Shlomo Schmelzer.
By MICHAL GALANTI
Helsinki is a city with 315 islands, a peninsula surrounded by sea.
By BEN G. FRANK
Modern economies like that of Israel have a Gross Domestic Product that is three-quarters or more services − things people do for other people, and only one-quarter or less, tangible goods.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Car-maker Tesla has said that it will have level 4 technology available by 2018.
Securing your retirement is important for your future savings. See what are the best ways to obtain a diversified and long term growth investment portfolio.
By IN JERUSALEM STAFF
The draft budget proposes that the justice minister consult with the heads of the Tax Authority (TA) and National Insurance Institute (NII) and amend the registration legislation.
By LEON HARRIS
The app connects to users’ accounts and lets them write checks, such as regular payments to landlords or vendors.
Heads of Israeli business organizations pen letter to Netanyahu, urging government to form a plan to prevent brain drain.
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.
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.
"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."
In lieu of accepting the $1 million prize money, Perlman asked that the funds be used to promote inclusion and breaking barriers in both North America and Israel.
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
The Economic Arrangements Bill is passed in tandem with each budget and outlines the basic economic policies that are meant to accompany it.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the unanimously-approved budget, calling it "an important budget with foundations for competition, reforms and growth."
2017-2018 budget cuts ministry budgets while supporting income and corporate tax cuts.
The former deputy chief of investment of the now defunct Trade Bank is released after nearly 15 years in Neve Tirtza prison.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
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.
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.
Benjamin Netanyahu and his treasurer Moshe Kahlon are tinkering with a populism they might prove unable to afford.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
International aid to the PA has declined more than 60% over the last six years.
By ADAM RASGON
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."
Israeli activist launches crowdsourcing project aiming to pay the prime minister to step down.
If Kahlon insists on increasing the budget deficit he should use the extra money to invest in the future of Israel’s economy, whose success depends on improving productivity.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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
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