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"Tweeting is not killing anyone," said ex-IDF intel chief Amos Yadlin in debate with ex-CIA head David Petraeus at INSS conference.
Israel might have survived the subprime crisis outstandingly well, but Kahlon's current policies risk the future of its economy.
The meetings reportedly involved Stanley Fischer, a former Fed vice chairman and president of Israel Bank, and a senior Treasury Department official.
Opposition leader Yacimovich lauds decision as "enlightened".
By REUTERS, NIV ELIS
After 112 days without a Bank of Israel governor, Prime Minister Netanyahu and Finance Minister Lapid appoint first ever woman for chief BoI post; former governor Fischer widely believed to have wanted Flug to succeed him.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND JOHN BENZAQUEN
PMO confirms Mario Blejer, Zvi Eckstein and Victor Medina only candidates being considered.
By NIV ELIS
The appointment process for the Bank of Israel’s governor is just another issue that the public feels it has the right to influence.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Karnit Flug, Fischer’s former deputy and the current acting governor, and Bank Hapoalim’s chief economist Leo Leiderman rumored to be top two choices for position.
As he completes an exceptionally difficult 8-year tour of duty during a worldwide financial crisis, Stanley Fischer has achieved a unique status.
By DANIEL DORON
C'tee disregards comptroller repor; approval paves way for Peres, cabinet to finalize appointment.
With Stanley Fisher's term as Bank of Israel Governor completed, his deputy Karnit Flug steps into role of acting governor.
All in all, it’s fair to say that Israel made a good impression on outgoing Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer.
It is somewhat ironic that outgoing BoI Gov. Stanley Fischer, two years ago at age 67, was considered too old to be candidate for director of the IMF.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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