Cabinet to announce plan to strengthen J'lem economy

May 29, 2011 10:42


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

On Sunday, as part of the festivities to mark Jerusalem Day, the Cabinet is expected to pass the Merom plan, a two-pronged strategy to bolster Jerusalem's economy.

The Merom Plan outlines a NIS 145.5 million investment in Jerusalem's tourism industry as well as  NIS 71.4 million investment to strengthen Jerusalem's research, development and bio-tech industry. An additional NIS 70.5 million will be earmarked for other ventures to boost Jerusalem's economy, bringing the plan's grand total to nearly NIS 290 million.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 18, 2018
Erdogan to challenge those playing 'games' with economy