Israel, Hamas indirect talks scheduled for Cairo on Tuesday
Hamas to PA: Show us proof that int'l organizations will cease aid if our salaries are not paid
Egyptian police kill Palestinian exiting tunnel into Sinai
Israeli drone crashes in south Lebanon
France: Solution to Mideast conflict to be brought before UN Security Council
Lipman visits South African Parliament
UN Security Council unanimously declares Ebola outbreak 'threat to international peace'
Lapid says he's 'close to agreement' with Netanyahu on state budget
Poll: Most who voted Likud want Netanyahu to launch diplomatic drive for Palestinian state
Avoid dangerous infection from touching fresh, raw fish
Cabinet to debate proposal for new Beersheba hospital
*Antibody research paves way for new, better flu drugs*
*Cutting the risk*
Security & Defense: Israel’s first network-centric war
Energy Ministry to allocate NIS 122m. to bring natural gas, improve energy efficiency in South
DLD Tel Aviv innovation fest sees start-ups strut their stuff
Environment Ministry calls upon towns to empty drainage pipes before rainy season
Theater Review: Ghosts
A new day for dance
Rapping to peace – local artists Sagol 59 and SAZ join global effort
Biblical inspiration – in the kitchen
Hap TA looks to maintain momentum in Kiryat Shmona
Jerusalem beats Maccabi TA to claim Winner Cup
Israel to host games once more after UEFA lifts ban
Pe’er, Glushko continue swoons; Israel awaits Davis Cup foe
Reut Institute conference looks to Israel’s future
Watch: Prime Minister Netanyahu sends out Rosh Hashana greetings on Whatsapp
London council removes signs telling women which side of road to walk down
Israel and West Hollywood launch HIV/AIDS task force
Paper’s claim that tens of thousands of Israelis fled to Germany draws fire
Unable to flee, elderly Jews remain behind in eastern Ukraine
Ahead of Rosh Hashana, Pope meets with Jewish delegation at Vatican
Watch: Lebanese TV shows crashed Israeli drone
Video: Gaza shipwreck survivors plea for entrance into Europe
Iranian official: Ready to join anti-IS coalition, but with nuclear flexibility
Visit of Jordanian lawmakers to Gaza called off due to 'security reasons'
Turkish hostages abducted by Islamic State released
Gedaliah and the legacy of political murder
September 21: Trashing the land
Abbas is not the solution
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Turkey’s true colors
Tikkun olam in Hebrew
Report from the battlefield
Report from the battlefild
Comfort from calvin
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This Week in Jerusalem
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Climb every mountain
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Still strange bedfellows: Human evil and human progress
Sino-Indian ties: Need for patience
Some good news from the Gaza front
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סִדְרַת סְטֶנְד-אַפְּ חֲדָשָה: קוֹמֶדִי בִּיט
גִיבּוֹרֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל מְקַבְּלֵי עִיטוּר הַגְבוּרָה
For the love of debauchery
Paris in Jerusalem
Love in the time of plenty
Religious strife … AGAIN?
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Scores of lone soldiers reunited with family flown in for holidays
Israel wishes a sweet Rosh Hashana to the soldiers defending the land of milk and honey
Grapevine: Women in service
Naples, Florida – a little corner of paradise
Revivre l’histoire à Zikhron Moshé
Le stade flambant neuf de la capitale, nouveau fief de l’Hapoel Jerusalem
Quand Roméo et Juliette s’appellent Reouven et Djamila
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Oh les filles, oh les filles…
Revisiter le sionisme
Préserver l’héritage des Juifs de Tunisie
Ton peuple sera mon peuple
Malgré quelques revers, l’Etat islamique se porte bien
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Le problème avec l’UNRWA
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Boucler la boucle
Sondage : la victoire de Tsahal à Gaza
L’épreuve de la dissuasion
Pas de trêve pour Bibi
Remembering Those who Perished in the 9/11 Terror Attacks
500 Christians for Israel Plant Trees in the Galilee
Trail Race in Memory of the Sons of the Druze Community
Canadian Young Leadership Solidarity Mission to Israel
European Parliament Member Bastiaan Belder Tours the Negev
KKL-JNF Helps Chile Deal with the Gall Wasp Pest
KKL-JNF and Fair Planet in Ethiopia–Seeds of Hope
KKL-JNF at United Nations Committee of Forestry Conference
KKL-JNF Tree and Plant Nurseries
Care of the Forests Continues Even in a Sabbatical Year
Nevatim Celebrates 60 Years and Dedicates a New Reservoir
European Leadership Conference 2014 - Brussels, Belgium
The KKL-JNF Europe Young Leadership Conference
KKL-JNF Office Opens in New Zealand
KKL-JNF Leaders at ELC meet with the EU Parliament
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
Ma’alot 360 Scholarship Recipients from Australia Tour Israel
09.21.2014 | 26 Elul, 5774
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.
By NIV ELIS
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
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
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