05.30.2016 | 22 Iyar, 5776
Shin Bet arrests two minors for terrorist stabbing of elderly women at Armon Hanatziv
Hezbollah deputy: No war this summer 'unless Israel chooses'
Hebron shooter's lawyers: Bring terrorist's body back to Israel
Israeli flag stirs up controversy in Arab beach soccer tournament in Egypt
After coalition crisis, cabinet unanimously approves Liberman as defense minister
IDF to institute changes in placing slain soldiers’ siblings in combat units
Analysis: First lady in a jumpsuit? Don’t count on it
Coalition crisis over as Netanyahu and Bennett reach compromise
Bill tries to improve food at afternoon childcare programs
Slovakia, Lithuania open pro- Israel parliamentary caucuses
Standing the test of time
Birthright LGBT group departs to Israel, attend pride parade
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
Hapoel TA forces Game 5 against Jerusalem
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
May 29: Free speech for BDS...
Tennis-playing part of a long Israeli tradition
Is an informed discourse still possible in Israel today?
Want to defeat BDS? You need an army
Chew your way to tolerance: New spoof ad seeks to end Islamophobia
Iranian woman diguised as a man sneaks into soccer match
Iran says pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca, blaming Saudi 'sabotage'
WATCH: German MP gets pied in the face due to stance on Syrian refugees
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
CDU minister: Put Jewish member on looted art panel
'French Jews experiencing worst situation since 1945'
Labour readmits activist suspended for blaming slave trade on Jews
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
BGU researchers: Staring, not crowding, most bothers obese air travelers
Leviathan signs $3b. deal to power planned electric plant in Be’er Tuviya
Country ‘lags behind’ in fighting smoking, says prevention council
As layoffs loom, Intel doubles down on Israeli fintech
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
WWII Japanese First Suicide Bombers; Atomic Bomb in Context
Do Not Leave Our Fate To Others!.......
Two States for Me, None For You
The Gender Crisis
The appointment of Liberman to serve as a minister in Netanyahu's government is an answer to international and French efforts to reinvigorate the Israeli-Palestinian peace process," PA said.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
The Knesset’s top security officer filed a complaint Monday with the Israel Police.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Yisrael Beytenu chief says Israel should take the warnings issued by Nasrallah seriously.
Liberman says security cabinet needs to make clear a decisive decisions.
The Yisrael Beytenu leader says money transfers to the Palestinian Authority must stop and that all terrorists should get the death penalty.
In an interview with Army Radio, the former foreign minister called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to come to any understandings with the Hamas regime in Gaza.
On Wednesday Palestinians fired two rockets from Gaza into Israeli territory, hitting open fields near Sdot Negev, close to the town of Netivot.
PM slams Liberman for staying out of coalition, tries to shore up support in Likud central committee in order to continue primary system.
By LAHAV HARKOV
A Hamas official says the road, only 250 meters from the border, was being prepared for "a convenient time" to "attack" Israel.
La décision d’Avigdor Liberman d’entrer dans l’opposition place Benjamin Netanyahou dans une position délicate, à l’heure des grands défis diplomatiques
By HERB KEINON
The hyperbolic tone of Yair Lapid and Avigdor Liberman’s conference in the Knesset to "save" Israel’s standing abroad illustrates part of the problem.
Expectations are that PM and Bennett will try to reach a compromise before a Security Cabinet meeting Sunday afternoon although there is concern that Bennett will skip the meeting.
By LAHAV HARKOV,JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Environmental protection minister was the most moderate in cabinet, warned against extremism.
The minister informed his party leader, Moshe Kahlon of Kulanu, of his decision.
The new coalition seems stable enough for people to believe a mistaken email about a three-year budget, but will it use its super-stability to pull further to the Right than ever before?
Settlers have so much faith in Liberman and so hated Ya’alon, that they worked behind the scenes to unseat him and to replace him with the Yisrael Beytenu head.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Yisrael Beytenu MK Oded Forer declined to say whether or not his party would support the bill on conversion which UTJ lawmakers have promised to introduce in the new Knesset session.
By JEREMY SHARON
Those who have spoken to Liberman in recent days say he sounds determined to moderate his extremist image, which can enable him to run for prime minister in the future.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Opposition blasts signing of a new coalition deal that brings the far-right Yisrael Beytenu party into the government.
PM made the remarks at a join press address with Liberman at the Knesset after an agreement on the political partnership was signed.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,GIL HOFFMAN
The deal includes an allocation of nearly NIS 1.5 billion for pensions for disadvantaged retirees.
A ruling by the High Court of Justice in March gave de facto state recognition to independent Orthodox conversion courts.
MK Robert Ilatov, whose Yisrael Beytenu faction is set to join the coalition this week, is the opposition representative on the committee.
Former US ambassador to Israel tweeted on Sunday that while Liberman has made 'reprehensible' comments, he did support his boss' peace efforts.
Sources close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would like to complete a deal on Sunday so Yisrael Beytenu can enter the coalition on Monday.
"If Liberman wishes, Ya'alon will brief him on job," sources say.
By GIL HOFFMAN,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Speaking on Channel 2’s popular Friday night news program, veteran journalist Roni Daniel reacted to Avigdor Liberman's replacing of Moshe Ya'alon as defense minister.
Contrary to the widespread sentiment shared by media commentators, Moshe Ya'alon wasn't blindsided by the move to fire him in favor of Avigdor Liberman.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked said Wednesday that she saw no reason for MK Robert Ilatov to leave the committee.
The West Bank is under Israeli military rule, which effectively means it is under Liberman’s rule.
Ya'alon laments "loss of moral direction"; Bayit Yehudi says that they will not ask for the Foreign Ministry; Kahlon urges critics to give Liberman a chance.
Liberman would do well to avoid the mistakes of former defense minister Amir Peretz.
By BEN SALES/JTA
Behind the scenes of the political upheaval that brought the Yisrael Beytenu leader to the Defense Ministry.
“The Jewish state is adopting characteristics of a fascist regime,” said Joint List MK Haneen Zoabi (Balad).
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
“We in Yisrael Beytenu are against a haredi state,” said Liberman during the Knesset debate over the conversion law, which was defeated.
Star-crossed lovers or mortal enemies?
By GIL HOFFMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Fourteen months ago, his Yisrael Beytenu party nearly failed to pass the electoral threshold that was raised at Liberman’s initiative in order to block Arab parties from entering the Knesset.
In a meeting that lasted less than an hour Wednesday afternoon, Liberman accepted Netanyahu’s offer of the defense and immigration and absorption portfolios.
However, Liberman said that if Netanyahu makes a “serious and true offer,” he will consider it.
Sources close to Netanyahu: Draft revealed by vested interests• Shapira calls for A-G to investigate lapse.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,HERB KEINON,LAHAV HARKOV
Liberman said that Netanyahu was feeling pressure because it is no longer possible to expand his narrow, 61-MK coalition.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
The Likud party released a statement shortly after Liberman made the accusations, calling him a "small politician and chatterbox" who is not qualified to make military decisions.
By ARIK BENDER,DANA SOMBERG,JPOST.COM STAFF
Liberman said he believed the two sides had exchanged documents containing each other's demands and that the Palestinians were demanding that the IDF stop entering Area A in the West Bank.
Liberman says government dresses as right-wing every day, not just on Purim.
"Westerwelle was a true friend of Israel, and I had the privilege of working with him," the former foreign minister said.
Lapid, Liberman gang up to attack PM’s foreign policy, Netanyahu cites study saying
country is eighth most powerful in world.
Liberman added that Netanyahu was actively undermining democracy for his own political benefit and that his actions were "dangerous."
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,DANIEL J. ROTH
Opposition calls him too tired to be PM.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Opposition leader and former FM both warn against paving the way for Turkish "foothold in Gaza."
Yisrael Beytenu leader calls on public to pressure lawmakers to support his proposed law.
By NATHAN WISE,Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Former FM says that anyone who calls for the killing of Jews "should be taken out."
By MAARIV ONLINE
Yisrael Beytenu leader harshly criticizes Netanyahu for his handling of the terror wave.
Spain is just the latest member of the international community to accuse Israel of war crimes and pursue Israeli officials over the affair.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
In recent years, Liberman, then-president Shimon Peres and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon visited Baku.
The prime minister is allegedly mulling the move in response to current wave of violence, sources in Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense C'tee say.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,LAHAV HARKOV
Yisrael Beytenu chief says demonstration held in an organized manner between the directors of these schools and the students, and this is another step in the incitement against Israel.
A recent poll showed an overwhelming majority of Israelis are dissatisfied with Netanyahu's performance in the face of the current spate of terrorist attacks.
By DANA SOMBERG
PM won't try to expand coalition by wooing lawmakers from MK Avigdor Liberman's party.
Joint List MK to ‘Post’: Liberman does not miss a chance to incite against the Arab community and its leaders.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Yisrael Beytenu leader:“I am proud of our decision to not join the government to this day.”
Liberman also said he will discuss the matter with Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky, so that he will cooperate with the new courts, as well.
Liberman: Barak revealed state secrets; Recording was meant to be used as background for book and sent to censor before use.
Critics cite Iran’s budget bump for embassies to highlight cuts by Israel.
None of the four are mayors or local council heads, but nonetheless police suspect that they conspired to skim money from payments of state funds to local councils and other public bodies.
By BEN HARTMAN
The ex-FM charged that recent decisions to close embassies is several countries "raises questions about the judgment of the person who is now making decisions in the Foreign Ministry.
Last month the Civil Administration of Judea and Samaria told the residents that some 30 structures are slated for demolition in advance of any final High Court hearing
Former foreign minister made the remarks in a weekend interview with 'Yediot Aharonot'.
So-called 'Zoabi law' bill was submitted by Yisrael Beytenu MK Sharon Gal.
Liberman pans joining government.
Agreement marks first cooperation between PM and Yisrael Beytenu leader since party rejected Likud’s offer to join coalition.
The government's weak policies towards Gaza led the world to ignore Israel in Iran talks, Yisrael Beytenu chairman Avigdor Liberman said Saturday.
Proposal would apply to Joint List, which has MKs who back BDS, and Meretz, which supports boycotting settlement products.
Liberman slams Netanyahu’s recent Leftward shift, saying that “unlike others” his MKs came to Ma’ale Adumim after the election and not only before.
There are currently four security prisoners on hunger strike, and one of them is hospitalized in serious condition.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,LAHAV HARKOV,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Yisrael Beytenu chief says that PM has no right to speak for the nationalist camp.
The Council of the Chief Rabbinate decides to summon Riskin for a hearing before deciding whether or not to grant a five year extension to his tenure as municipal chief rabbi of Efrat.
MK Avigdor Liberman is videoed playing tennis in the middle of the day during the Knesset summer session.
By RO YEGER
"All they did was throw four bombs at sand," Yisrael Beytenu chairman tells Army Radio.
Yisrael Beytenu criticized coalition's plan to strike down Tzohar Law, which made it easier for those not recognized as Jews to marry.
Ruderman Family Foundation criticizes former FM for misuse of the word.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Joint List head sees meeting as opportunity to appeal for equal fund allocation, more access to education and larger budget for Arab municipalities.
Avigdor Liberman vowed not to join Netanyahu's coalition unless it committed to enacting a law requiring the death penalty for terrorists.
Avigdor Liberman as Defense Minister is likely to be less impetuous than Liberman in opposition.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Chief political correspondent Gil Hoffman explains the implications behind the cabinet shakeup, and why he doesn't think the deal will bring a full term's worth of stability to the government.
One of Israel’s early entrepreneurs – with over 40 years of experience in founding,co-founding, developing more than 60 hi-tech companies – Yossi Vardi is the co-chairman of DLD Tel Aviv Innovation.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
By TEVI TROY
As foreign minister, Avigdor Liberman was ineffectual. Israel can’t afford that in a defense minister
By JEFF BARAK
Liberman’s appointment as defense minister, the possibility of a military coup has been raised – but only with a smile.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
A lazy, one-sided media that cannot think out of the box missed the point.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
Netanyahu saved his government by this ‘volte farce.’ But it may yet prove to be a pyrrhic victory.
By ISI LEIBLER
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The question is which side will trump, will it be Mr. Avigdor or Dr. Liberman?
By ILAN EVYATAR
Liberman is a man who is easily bored. He has to be constantly in motion. He needs action. Even if he doesn’t admit it, he has lost interest.
By BEN CASPIT
The law stipulates that a person is innocent until proven guilty. The law also defends the right of the individual to privacy. But the police could not care less.
While these Arab MKs are consorting with Israel’s enemies, their constituents are being ignored and becoming more alienated.
By AVIGDOR LIBERMAN
Netanyahu has real enemies who would gladly destroy him politically. Some are within his own party. Within his own cabinet.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
As with any other celebrity-couple’s breakup, the Bibi-Yvette divorce begs analogies, none of which seems to work.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL