The Israeli Broadcast Authority (IBA) will be dismantled and the most-hated tax in Israel, the television license fee, will be cancelled – all part of a huge overhaul of Israel’s public broadcaster. How will the planned reform impact Israeli media?
It took Uruguay-born Hanoch Piven a while, and a few trips abroad, to realize that Israel is his true home, despite his initial – and protracted – feeling of alienation.
With the 86th Academy Awards just around the corner, The Entertainment Fix dedicates a special episode to the behind the scenes of the most important awards show in the Hollywood calendar, from an Israeli perspective.
Is it deflation? Is it unemployment? Or is it a cunning pre-emptive move…What lies behind Flug’s surprise cut of interest rates.
Jerusalem residents have protested against the planned closure of the newly opened Cinema City complex on Shabbat. Ofer Berkovich, chairman of the secular Jerusalem Awakening movement, on why the cineplex is the cause celebre of the capital’s secular population.
Members of the Knesset’s Land of Israel caucus hold “tense” meeting with US Ambassador Dan Shapiro, amid the Obama administration’s efforts to push for a two-state solution. Danny Ayalon, former deputy foreign minister and Israeli ambassador to Washington, on why Israel and the United States should learn to agree to disagree.
Jordanian MPs have called to revoke the peace treaty with Israel in the wake of the Knesset debate on realizing Israeli sovereignty on the Temple Mount. Prof. Asher Susser, senior research fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern Studies, on whether Israel should be concerned.
Recently launched budget coffee chain Cofix has announced it will start selling budget alcohol. Hanan Shemesh, co-owner of Cofix, on why the model that has worked in the coffee industry will also work in the heavily taxed alcohol market
A record number of US dentists have taken the Israeli licensing test ahead of making aliya. Dr Michael Ivry, a dentist from Woodmere, New York, explains whether his future Israeli patients should be extra careful.
A picture taken by a Jerusalem Post photographer, in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s finger shadowed German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a way that made it seem as though the latter had a mustache reminiscent of Adolf Hitler, has gone viral on the Internet. Marc Israel Sellem, the photographer, on his unintentional claim to fame.