Conservative Friends of Israel confirm abiding friendship
Ivory Coast to learn from Israel how to combat terrorism
Ethics committee censures MK who said Arab MKs should give back Israeli IDs
Peres: Obama asked me not to speak publicly about Pollard before parole hearing
More than 200 French Jews arrive in Israel as new immigrants
Grapevine: Music to his ears
Night at the library
The eternal rock & roll heart of Libi still beats strong
Kroyter jumps back into picture as high-flying Israeli phenom
Blue-and-white moves up gear in EuroBasket preparations
Plzen crushes Maccabi Tel Aviv’s hopes
French Jews travel to Berlin for momentous Maccabi Games
Esther Pollard: I am counting the days until I can have Jonathan in my arms
'Amnesty report is fundamentally flawed, shows its compulsive obsessiveness towards Israel'
Report: IAF strike in Syria targeted Hezbollah members and fighters under Lebanese terrorist Kuntar
Report: Israeli Air Force strikes target in Syria, killing at least 2 people
Amnesty says has evidence of IDF war crimes committed in Gaza
Netanyahu, Abbas may address the EU in bid to reinvigorate peace process
World Jewry remembers Samuel Pisar, ‘moral voice of a generation’
New York to investigate haredi schools for lack of secular studies
Israeli archaeologists find remnants of landmark synagogue destroyed by Nazis
Most Jewish students faced hostilities on North American campuses, study says
John Kerry: Pollard's release not related to Iran deal
Strategy emerges to reimpose US nuclear sanctions on Iran under a different name
France's Fabius visits Tehran, extends Paris invite to Rouhani
Can a video campaign sway US support for the Iran nuclear deal?
Kerry tells US House Foreign Affairs C'tee that Iran deal makes Israel safer
Iraqi militia leader says US not serious about fighting Islamic State
Canadian-Israeli anti-ISIS fighter: If we don't fight them there, they'll come here
My friends went on vacation and all I got was this stupid ISIS flag
Report: ISIS executioner 'Jihadi John' is now running from ISIS
WATCH: Jack Black, Morgan Freeman, and Jordan's Queen Noor urge Congress to OK Iran nuclear deal
Top Sunni Muslim cleric al-Qaradawi does about-face, opposes suicide bombings
Knesset drops requirement for doctor’s authorization for adults who want to work out in gyms
Israeli researchers: Type II diabetics should never forgo breakfast
Illegal anabolic steroids smuggled in by fitness instructor seized
Israeli, US researchers develop PTSD treatment for soldiers using computer program
Hydrocarbons found in second wells at Golan Heights oil project
Establish commission to examine water flow to Jordan, MK says
Steinitz, Netanyahu postpone vote on gas compromise outline
Report: Committee members recommending stricter price supervision in gas outline
Budget deal to give NIS 18,000 ‘piggy bank’ to 18-year-olds
Tech talk: Cybereason takes on Operation Kofer
Israeli safety app Musketeer saves lives
Earth-like planet discovered beyond solar system
Electronics prices expected to drop following historic World Trade Organization deal
Pollard and Iran
Possibility opens for UN to destroy ISIS
Pathway to defeating ISIS runs through Kurdistan – and starts in America
Turkey’s war against Islamic State: A difficult test
July 29: UNRWA cutbacks
Take two tablets!~
Lincoln and the Jews
Portrait of an assassin's wife
Red, white and baseball
Spending seven surreal years with Etgar Keret
Ulpan in Danger
This week in Jerusalem
A New Home for special brides
Eyes on the prize
Reining in an out-of-control teen
Taking a silver jubilee bow
Tel Aviv Light Rail tows a hefty load
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: אֶל אַרְצִי
שִירַת רַבִּים 3
The path to aliya- Indian style
The journey of Ukraine’s embattled Jews to Israel
A historic win, but no slam dunk
Art is for everyone, everywhere
This Week in Israeli History: Roi Klein, Sergeant’s Affair and the Founding of Rishon LeZion
New York, Nu York: It Began with a Mitzvah
Giving Iran the Bomb Is Insane
Superman Goes to Kenya
Huckabee is ‘ridiculous’ – and right
Israeli Church leaders blame anti-Christian attacks on government inaction
Poll: Pope Francis' approval rating dips in US ahead of September visit
Oren: Jesus today would be a settler
Israeli Christian group challenges BDS with new guide
ISIS claims kidnapping of 3 African Christians in Libya
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
New Hadid Single Dedicated in Ben Shemen Forest
Eucalyptus Park in Beit Shean Inaugurated
Tranquil Weekend in Nes Harim for Gaza Border Families
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
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
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
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
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
07.29.2015 | 13 Av, 5775
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
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.
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
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
Bayit Chadash (A New Home) is a charity looking to help needy, orphaned brides set up their new homes.
By ARIELLA ROSEN
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.
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.
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.
Social bonds could link performance with funding and, ultimately, rebuild the public’s trust, eroded by years of waste and corruption.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
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
The video was made during a staff day at a go-karting track; Bank calls the video "abhorrent."
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Tip for the week: Creative energy high this week, so stop procrastinating and get to work!
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.
Tip for the week: Take your time before making an important decision this week. There are still one or two pieces of the puzzle you need to find.
Tip for the week: Be patient…things are finally about to move in the right direction.
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.
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
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