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First edition of the Calcalist, February 18, 2008
TypeDaily Newspaper
Owner(s)Yedioth Ahronoth Group
Editor-in-chiefYoel Esteron
Founded2008; 16 years ago (2008)
HeadquartersTel Aviv, Israel

Calcalist (Hebrew: כלכליסט, a Hebrew wordplay on The Economist, from כלכלה, calcalah; economics) is an Israeli daily business newspaper and website.

History and profile

Calcalist was first published on 18 February 2008, and currently runs five days a week, with a weekend supplement included on Thursdays. The paper is published in Israel by the Yedioth Ahronoth Group. The group also publishes Yedioth Ahronoth, the country's most widely circulated newspaper. The founder and publisher is Yoel Esteron, formerly the managing editor for Yedioth Ahronoth, and its editor is Galit Hemi. It is circulated nationwide and its articles feature regularly in the biggest Israeli news website 'Ynet' as well as in the printed edition of Yedioth Ahronoth.

The newspaper is divided into four sections: news, daily columns – some regular and some rotating (the rotating columns are marketing, legal, real estate, technology, career, personal finance, automotive and sports), the market – a separate addendum appearing Monday through Thursday, and "2016", the lifestyle section. publishes most stories and articles from the newspaper, as well as news updates throughout the day and special digital features. According to SimilarWeb, which monitors websites, has 8,300,000 unique users monthly, making it the most popular business website in the country.[1][non-primary source needed]

In recent years Calcalist has also been recognized as the leader in national conferences, among them the prestigious "Israel forecasts" and the innovative start-up competitions.

The newspaper's slogan is "Israel is connecting to economics". According to the newspaper's management, Calcalist targets professionals in the fields of economy, law and business, but at the same time tries to appeal to a larger audience.

In November 2017, Calcalist launched an English-language site focusing on Israeli technology news, called CTech.[2]

See also


  1. ^ מי המרוויח הגדול? [Who is the Biggest Winner?]. Calcalist (in Hebrew). June 4, 2017. Retrieved June 3, 2018.
  2. ^ "Calcalist Launches English-Language Site Dedicated to Israeli Tech News". CTech by Calcalist. November 6, 2017. Retrieved June 3, 2018.