07.01.2016 | 25 Sivan, 5776
Palestinian sources say Hamas seeking to repair relations with Iran, report says
Peretz takes credit for 10 years of quiet
Rena Ariel blames mother of Palestinian terrorist for daughter’s death
Terror attack in Netanya: Palestinian wounds two, killed by civilian
Military and political courage at Entebbe
AIPAC lauds Senate for additional foreign aid, anti-BDS action for Israel
New Israel Fund awards Breaking the Silence $20,000 consolation prize
Quartet report to highlight threats to peace
Party 'til the break of dawn: Tel Aviv to celebrate 'White Night'
Coming and going on the small screen
A fishy tale
Twice as nice
Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi completes record transfer to Chinese club
Philip Stein, Optical International to vie for title
Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves
Hapoel Jerusalem threatened with BSL suspension
Feel the Power: Mobile stations will try to avoid summer outages
Israeli start-up's headphones adapt to people's unique earprints
Living With History
Israelis shrug off fears of hi-tech bubble
Nazareth Hospital insists on serving only whole wheat bread
Health Ministry rankings seen boosting hospital performance
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Jihad is contagious
GRAPEVINE: Virtual Independence Celebration
MY WORD: From Entebbe to Erdogan’s Turkey
COLUMN ONE: Israel’s diplomatic spring
Assad: West secretly cooperating with Damascus against militants
Lebanese army says it foils planned attacks by Islamic State
Violent clashes erupt in Nablus, Hamas calls on parties to unite against Israel
WATCH: 250 ISIS fighters killed in deadliest ever US airstrikes against the group
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Was the Istanbul attack an act of retaliation for Turkey-Israel accord?
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
Report says UK Labour Party not racist
MKs slam Corbyn’s ‘anti-Semitic’ comparison of Israel to ISIS
Jeremy Corbyn appears to compare supporters of Israel, ISIS at release of anti-Semitism report
Belgian court upholds kosher ritual slaughter rights
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
Trump, Clinton respond to Turkey terror attack
Sanders appointee to 'Post': Democratic platform should include 'occupation,' right to boycott
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Astrology for the week of June 1, 2016
Grapevine: Worthy cause
British Jews denounce neo-Nazi 'Miss Hitler' pageant
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
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
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
F.I.G., the permaculture center
Better late than never
A rose is a rose is a rose
Klezmer all around
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
אוֹנִיוֹת מַשָׂא עֲנָקִיוֹת
מֵהֶזְנֵק טֶכְנוֹלוֹגִי לְזִינוּק כַּלְכָּלִי
הַתָנָ"ך שֶל אִימָא
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park Dedicated in Kfar Chabad
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
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
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
When Your Pipe Runs Out of a Basic Necessity (Water in Samaria)
Like Father Like Son (it doesn’t have to be so)
Guilty Before Found Guilty, Israel’s Policy
The BREXIT murders -- an English Lord and European Democracy
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."
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.
By NIV ELIS
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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