08.31.2016 | 27 Av, 5776
In Saudi Arabia, signs of an effort to break the Israel taboo
Hebron trial: 'People only warn about a bomb if they really feel in danger'
Czech schools: Jerusalem can't be labeled Israel's capital in school books
IDF razes home of PA security member involved in deadly shooting of Rabbi Mark
Sinai Says: Elisha Levy the perfect man for the thankless job of Israel head coach
Mac TA smashes transfer record with Kjartansson signing
Dudi Sela ousted in 1st round in New York
Study: More east J’lem students opt for informal education over formal education frameworks
EU: Women’s funding won’t go to Palestinian ICC suit against Israel
Peretz: Herzog better not have lied to me
Shaked rails against overregulation ‘limiting our freedom’
PM gives ultra-Orthodox a say in Shabbat work
Kibbutz Dance Company gallops Down Under
Stars mourn Gene Wilder on Twitter
Israeli student filmmaker’s documentary to enter Oscar race
Theater Review: Shush, She's Sleeping
Israeli Olympic medalist raises over $50,000 for charity in eBay auction
Pedometers handed out to principals
Discover launches first start-up competition in Israel with Gefen Capital
Newcomer Energean will attract other int’l firms to explore for gas in Israel
Ahead of new year, school sandwich NGO wants gov't to take over
Cellphones distract kids crossing the street, says study
Allergy season will soon blow our way as we blow our noses
Israeli and US researchers: Many elderly unwilling to ‘retire’ from sexuality
Animals from Gaza's ‘worst zoo in the world’ reach their new homes
As summer draws to a close, beaches still plagued by garbage
Agriculture Ministry, Parents Forum team up for healthy eating campaign
Why did Abbas call municipal elections?
Orthodox women leaders – the snowball continues
Center Field: Use your college years to revolutionize Judaism
The mutually beneficial US-Israel relations
'Iran's rapid deployment of S-300 to Fordow reveals importance of site'
Confiscated ISIS documents provide glimpse into terror group's inner workings
Voting on October 8 to take place in relatively few Palestinian locales
Israeli who dealt arms to Iran to be extradited to US
US drone enters Iran's airspace, leaves after warning
Iran deploys latest long-range missile system at nuclear facility
Top Iranian admiral: US lacks the power to confront Iran militarily
Turkey, US-led coalition launch large-scale border offensive against ISIS
Iran talks up Russia cooperation, predicts Islamic State's downfall
Exclusive: The Sunni tribe that survived a two-year Islamic State siege in Iraq
Wasserman Schultz survives bruising primary battle
Security Council renews UN forces mandate in south Lebanon
German gov’t: No normalized relations with Iran regime until it recognizes Israel
California passes anti-BDS bill, sends law to governor for final approval
Intel debuts Israeli-developed 7th generation chips
How can you make your users fall in love with your digital product?
Israeli start-up turns waste into cooking gas
Mobileye, Delphi partner to jump-start fully automated driving
White nationalist David Duke robocalls for Trump, throws Beyoncé shade
Jewish GOP billionaire abandons Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump
Trump bashes Clinton for calling ex-KKK member her 'mentor'
Did Sheldon Adelson convince Trump to be more humble?
Grapevine: Walking history
Grapevine: UK politicians salute haredim in hi-tech
A tale of two ‘White Houses’ in Tel Aviv
Easy, breezy Scotland
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?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Norwegian politician rebuked for playing Pokemon Go during defense hearing
Aly Raisman finishes the Olympics with an NFL date
Conspiracies run amok after Ivanka Trump spotted with rumored Putin girlfriend
Photos of cat making Nazi salute land Austrian man in jail
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Much more than a Holocaust survivor and memoirist
A line of Who
Books: A star (mole) is born
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Corridors Of Power: Prepare yourself for a surprise audit
This week in Jerusalem: Happy birthday to the light rail
Site-specific festival showcases Jerusalem
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Artist Rachel Timor: Tales of the White City and the Land of Israel
Consumers: Shaken – and restored – confidence in obtaining refunds
Tel Aviv Light Rail: What a difference a year makes
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Ratifying the Jewish state
Special envoy to the UN calls for immediate halt of aid money to Gaza
Olympiyaar Forest Olympics Conclude a Year of Volunteering
Kanim Trail in Adulam Park Dedicated in Memory of Alex Moïse
International Clean Up Day in Israel 2016
Ilanot School Accessible Playground makes Learning Fun
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
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An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
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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