Rivlin calls for crackdown on terrorism in Jerusalem
Exclusive: Palestinian minors indicted for attempted suicide bombing on IDF courthouse
Islamic Jihad: Glick incited death of Abu Khdeir, he got what he deserved
PA chief: Closing of Temple Mount tantamount to declaration of war
Netanyahu: Struggle over Jerusalem may be long, but we must act with composure
Israel recalls ambassador to Stockholm after Sweden's decision to recognize Palestinian state
Kerry calls anonymous insult a 'disgraceful' setback
Analysis: US concerns with Israel too deep for silence
Rx for Readers: Shining bright from the water pipe
Hadassah union chief blasts management
Health minister launches pilot for mammographies from age 40 and not 50
Bill to allow singles and same-sex couples to make surrogacy agreements passes on first reading
Energy Ministry must implement, enforce energy-saving policies, report reveals
Shapira: Transportation national plan, updates of railway system necessary
Knesset plenary passes bill eliminating free plastic bags in first reading
Five scientific balloons to launch simultaneously Wednesday in Israel, Europe
Tel Aviv U. launches fuel substitutes accelerator
Bringing jazz home
A happy cello fellow
More than nine lives
Mekel released from Mavs, awaits to learn fate
Mac TA back in second with Ashdod rout; Acre upsets Ra’anana
Big buzzer-beating victory for Jerusalem
First Israel baseball academy could be a real game-changer
Yehuda Glick's condition improving following assassination attempt
Welfare Minister presents awards for exceptional volunteerism
Police Chief says they received no specific threats against Glick
This land is our land
Jewish Agency board of governors feuds with Eckstein
‘It all emanated from Poland’
105-year-old ‘British Schindler’ receives Czech honor
Jewish group calls for safeguards against child abuse at ritual baths
Senior army source: Western rush to work with radical Shi'ites to fight Islamic State a 'mistake,'
Noble Prize winner Malala Yousafzai reportedly donating $50,000 to Gaza schools
Tunisia’s Islamists learned from the Muslim Brotherhood’s failure in Egypt
Egypt begins Gaza border evacuation to create security buffer
Hamas-hired civil servants receive long-awaited wage from Palestinian unity government
Column One: Being safe while isolated
Consider This: Countering the big lie
In Plain Language: Heroes and villains
The Human Spirit: BRCA on my mind
This Normal Life: Trekking memories from Nepal
Bellow’s Broadway blunder
A storm in a pudding cup
The ‘Israelis’ of Uganda
Hot off the Arab press
Pumpkin with Mediterranean panache
The taste of the desert
Confronting cancer Part 1
Project manager by day, world champion weightlifter by night
Grapevine: Maskit at Mamilla
This week in Jerusalem
It’s a lot more than Greek to her
Astrology for the week of October 31, 2014
Wading Through Widowhood: Back to work
Mixing and matching
The high poverty rate and other Israeli myths
Green Lines and Red Lines
Is Israel safer Than America?
Sacrificing for a dignified life on Earth: Israel, justice and human redemption
A song for Cheshvan: 'The Eucalyptus Grove'
הָאַרְכִיוֹן שֶל רוֹמַן וִישְנִיָאק
Coming of age?
Growing pains: the children of trauma
Grapevine: Synagogue spirit
Indian vs Pakistani cuisine
A potent musical force
Keeping it fresh
In the mood for oud
Pampered into peace of mind
Sheba : rééducation high-tech pour les soldats de Tsahal
Des Arabes israéliens rejoignent l’Etat islamique
Vers une 3e intifada ?
Un pied dans le monde du travail israélien
Huster dans la peau du père d’Anne Frank
Ce vieux pays résolument moderne
1909-1942 : onze femmes, un destin
Depuis 30 ans, Haïfa fait son cinéma
La nouvelle mode ? Le radicalisme
Egypte : cherche alliés désespérément…
Netanyahou sort les griffes pour Jérusalem
Coalition américaine contre l’Etat islamique : quel rôle pour les pays arabes ?
Il est temps de changer de partenaire
David Azrieli, 1922-2014
Dimanche 13 juillet
Deux familles, une histoire
Coalition : gare aux dérapages !
Une gauche en perte de repères
Bennett : le vent en poupe
Et tu choisiras la vie
An Israeli Halloween
While threats to Israel surge, so does Christian Zionism, says CUFI’s Hagee
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in Jerusalem on private pilgrimage, meets Netanyahu
Church in east Jerusalem besieged by chronic attacks, harassment
Bethlehem Bible College – purveyor of anti-Israel propaganda
Free Schach Distribution in Honor of Sukkot
Covenant of Brothers, Covenant of Life
Celebrating the New Year in KKL-JNF Parks and Forests
International Cleanup Day in Ashkelon
Central America Celebrates Independence at the Rabin Center
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
Cleanup Day Activities in Central Israel
International Cleanup Day: Cleaning Together in Northern Israel
Care of the Forests Continues Even in a Sabbatical Year
Nevatim Celebrates 60 Years and Dedicates a New Reservoir
A Successful Annual Fundraising Event for KKL Milan
Der Wienerwald in Israel - The Vienna Woods in Israel
AFTER DAYS OF WAR, GIVING KIDS A CHANCE TO BE KIDS
European Leadership Conference 2014 - Brussels, Belgium
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
10.30.2014 | 6 Heshvan, 5775
Bank of Israel keeps interest rate at record-low of .25%.
By NIV ELIS
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
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
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.
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