12.08.2016 | 8 Kislev, 5777
US to retry Palestinian convicted of Jerusalem bombing
Netanyahu accepts Paris invite to meet Abbas, if France drops conference
Liberman: Israeli strikes aimed at thwarting WMD transfers to Hezbollah
Shin Bet says terror cell responsible for West Bank shootings arrested
Israeli media love antisemitism
Police detain ex-MK for alleged bribery and fraud
Germany slams settlement bill that legalizes outposts
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Beersheba both face continental moment of truth
Knesset approves settlement bill in first reading
Public Security Minister proposes blacklist of companies that support boycotting Israel
'Turn Israel into training hub for counterterrorism'
An avalanche of art
7th annual Hullegeb Festival celebrates Ethiopian culture
Classical review: Ashdod Andalusian Orchestra
A tasty look at coexistence in Haifa
Hapoel Jerusalem makes things trickier for itself with loss
Yellow-and-blue humbled in home clunker
Sinai says: Hapoel Tel Aviv debacle a harsh lesson for all of Israeli soccer
Are budgets for the health funds rising or falling?
Screening saves eight potential ‘bubble babies’
Chamber of Commerce head praises standards reform
AGT International and Cellcom partner to make Israel’s cities ‘smart’
Join the army – study shows it could lengthen your life
BGU dean says computerized medical systems vulnerable to hacking attacks
Tech Talk: Medical equipment giant Edwards acquires Valtech Cardio for $990m.
Officials from 10 West African countries arrive for unprecedented visit
Farmers block roads in protest of government policies
After long dry spell, rains pour over Israel
Hundreds of thousands of reasons to appreciate Christian support for fire victims
The demise of foresight in an instant
Media in military conflicts: The Syrian case
Will the Obama administration attempt an eleventh-hour peace push?
Rouhani says Iran won't let Trump rip up nuclear deal
Saudi court sentences 15 to death on charges of spying for Iran
Top Republican senator pushing to suspend aid to Palestinian Authority, Egypt
Australia to take over peacekeeping force in Sinai
Iran's supreme court upholds death sentence for billionaire tycoon
Netanyahu will work with Trump against 'bad deal' with Iran
ISIS retaliations attempt to slow Iraqi advance in Mosul
Report: Islamic State leaders called to choose successor to Baghdadi
Hezbollah vs ISIS vs Israel
Shin Bet nabs Arab-Israeli teen planning to join ISIS
Canadian Jewish Heritage Month on table at Senate
German Chancellor Merkel's party labels BDS antisemitic
UK Labour leader Corbyn visits former death camp for Czech Jews
Why Elie Wiesel never moved to Israel
Israeli biotech firm successfully reverses human bone loss in early trial
JNF-USA water expedition exposes global professionals to Israeli expertise, innovation
Israeli experts heading to Japan to provide much needed cybersecurity
A reckoning for Ellison on Zionism – and a test for its lobbyists
As Trump heads to Oval Office, Israel-US panel says 'the only thing certain is uncertainty'
Unsettled Gulf Arab states seek to coordinate in wake of Trump election
Mississippi Gov. to ‘JPost’: Trump will be great for Israel
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Diplomacy: Donald Trump, have we got an Israel policy for you!
Mazel tov: Mila Kunis and husband Ashton Kutcher welcome baby boy Dimitri
The Travel Adviser: Drawing a line in the sand at El Al
Into the dark world of espionage
Grapevine: Between investigative reporting and a vendetta
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?
Petitioners suggest Trump name US-Lebanese ex-porn star as Saudi envoy
Why ‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah had a bar mitzvah
Was CNN right to apologize over caption on 'alt-right' antisemitism?
How Trump's top aide Stephen Bannon made money from 'Seinfeld'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Judge Trump on his results
Trump’s challenge to American Jews
Middle of nowhere
Waiting for the new US administration
Top of the hill
Cooking: Back to Tangier
Pascale's Kitchen: Yeast Cakes
Rising to the challenge
This week in Jerusalem
From the ashes
Open for all, open for Shabbat
Israel’s food waste and how to prevent it
Nature fests and acid trips
Art therapist Mindy Edelman: Cut out for vision boards
The gift that keeps on giving
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French peasant widow saved life of a Jewish child against all odds
The Dutch electronics company exec who helped save more than 300 Jews in WWII
T.E. Lawrence wanted to see Jewish colonies – 'bright spots in a desert' – in the Holy Land
Hungary’s Minister of Agriculture tours the Negev
Christmas Trees from KKL-JNF Forests, 2016
Help Make Israel's Forests Green Again
Danny Atar: “For each tree that was burned, we’ll plant two new ones”
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
There are few policy tools left available to the Bank of Israel at a time when so many other countries are conducting aggressively expansionist monetary policy.
By NIV ELIS
Although the shekel is far weaker than it was last summer, having depreciated 10.4 percent between August and December against a basket of currencies, it has appreciated 7.6% since December.
In one of her first newspaper interviews since taking office, BoI Governor Flug discusses the economy, explains why being a woman has never been an issue for her in this male-dominated field.
Bank of Israel keeps interest rate at record-low of .25%.
President Rivlin and Prime Minister Netanyahu are presented the new bill by Bank of Israel Governor Flug.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Though they agreed the deficit could increase from the planned 2.5% to 3%, Lapid argued that higher deficits were preferable to further cuts and to tax increases.
Labor MK Shaffir has accused Slomianksy of making back-room deals with Lapid, in exchange for supporting Lapid's signature 0 VAT policy.
Bill would have absolved some first-time home-buyers from paying 18% tax; Flug: Discount will go to construction companies, prices to stay neutral.
Bank supervisor proposes consolidating and simplifying credit card fees for customers and businesses alike.
Unemployment dropped .1 percentage points to 5.8%, while the labor participation rate remained at a record high of 64.2%.
The idea is to give a flat, affordable fee up front to banking customers.
Though labor participation and employment levels are at record highs, the overall poverty level has remained stable at around 20%.
Exports rose by an annualized 2.7% from August to October, following 9.8% drop in previous quarter.
Business headlines have been dominated in recent weeks by news of significant layoffs from major companies in Israel.
The jobless rate will likely come up from its 20-year low of 6.1% in the
At ceremony, Flug reveals personal details, tells how her parents survived Holocaust, moved to Israel from Poland when she was 3.
By NIV ELIS AND GREER FAY CASHMAN
Bank Hapoalim’s Economics Department manager Victor Bahar offers 'The Jerusalem Post' 10 facts on Israel’s currency, the New Israeli Shekel, to put it all in perspective.
Taub Center for Social Policy analysis finds ‘middle class’ jobs are disappearing.
Incoming BoI Governor makes first public speech since nomination.
"The Bank of Israel has succeeded in moderating the real estate market, but a strong response on the supply side would be preferable."
Sussman to replace Barry Topf who is stepping down at the end of the month.
With Stanley Fisher's term as Bank of Israel Governor completed, his deputy Karnit Flug steps into role of acting governor.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid, who chairs the committee, said lowering housing prices was one of the biggest tests of his budget.
BoI governor warns plan approved by PM, Steinitz could lead to huge deficit, adds "rich uncle" less likely to help this time around.
By NADAV SHEMER
For the first time in the central bank’s history the governor will not make the decision alone.
By ADRIAN FILUT / GLOBES
Former antitrust commissioner: Monopoly may be overpowering policymakers
By SHARON UDASIN
L’ancienne adjointe de Stanley Fischer est nommée après 9 mois de tergiversations.
By NIV ELIS ET MYRIAM SHERMER-KALFON
Flug was the economic week’s heroine, but the soft spoken economist evidently lacks heroic pretensions, and can be expected to maintain a low profile as long as external events don’t suck her into politics.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
The decision to name Karnit Flug governor of the Bank of Israel is a personal triumph not only for Flug but also for the Hebrew University.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Bank of Israel introduces banking ‘ID cards’ to boost competition.
Rivlin calls on the Knesset and the incoming government to formulate and pass the budget as quickly as possible.
New rules limiting banking fees go into effect on Sunday.
For the past two months, BoI has put the interest rate at .25%, the lowest it’s ever been, in order to battle sluggish inflation, weaken the shekel, and give the moderating economy a shot in the arm.
Tel Aviv City Council member Karnit Goldwasser gave birth to a girl at Ichilov Hospital.
Rivlin chose not to celebrate his 75th birthday and instead congratulated the head of the Golani Brigade’s 12th “Barak" Battalion on his 36th birthday.
The odds indisputably are that while Lapid’s quick-fix will markedly jack up housing demand, it won’t increase supply.
By JPost Editorial
In the final analysis, Flug has shown that she essentially subscribes to the groupthink of her counterparts abroad.
The working poor are a symptom of much larger and more pervasive economic ills plaguing our country.
By JPOST EDITORIAL