Postal Service


Israel to Sell Off 40 Percent of Postal Service

Israel plans to sell off 40 percent of its state-owned national postal service by bringing in a private investor and then listing shares on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, the…

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Report: Israel Postal Corporation May Be Privatized

Next in line for government privatization is the Israel Postal Corporation (IPC), according to a report in Yisrael Hayom Tuesday. At a meeting Monday that included Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon,…

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Post Office to Move to New Modiin Headquarters

The Israel Post Corporation is pulling out of several high-priced pieces of real estate in Yerushalayim and Tel Aviv where it currently operates – and is moving operations to a…

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Vandals Hit Israeli Parcel Post

Vandals broke into the Israel Post’s online trade sorting center over Shabbos, causing damage to parcels but not stealing anything, Globes reported on Sunday. Israel Post said that items did…

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Registered Mail Gets Upgrade

The Knesset approved on Monday a bill sponsored by United Torah Judaism MK Uri Maklev to allow Israelis who receive notices of registered mail to know the identity of the…

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New JFK Stamp Marks Centennial of His Birth

The U.S. Postal Service unveiled a new stamp Monday to mark the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth. The Forever stamp was released during the annual Presidents Day…

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Snail Mail Getts Big Boost

The notoriously slow Israeli Postal Company will soon be speeded up, at least as far as packages go, Globes reported on Thursday. A deal between the IPS and Gett (formerly…

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Email Now ‘Default’ for Service Firm Bills

The Communications Ministry has prepared a list of new rules that will make it easier for service companies to cut back on expensive service personnel. The public will have an…

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