Erekat downplays Abbas-Netanyahu handshake, Islamic Jihad slams exchange with 'war criminal'
Beitar Illit man gets 3 years in jail for arson of Hebrew-Arabic school in Jerusalem
Palestinian woman subdued after attempting to stab IDF soldier in West Bank
Attempted stabbing attack at Gush Etzion junction
NGO: Fire UNRWA staff members that post photos glorying the death of Jews
Zionist Union debates diplomatic plan
Netanyahu calls for friendly countries to change UN voting pattern on Israel
Haim Katz joins crowded race for Likud central committee head
Israeli-Russian cooperation has successfully prevented 'unnecessary accidents,' says PM
Classical Review: Barrocade Ensemble
Going Gaga over Naharin
Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival opens this week at Cinematheque
Dancing to the capital
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem on Eurocup chopping block
Soccer: Hapoel Tel Aviv ekes out crucial win in Acre
Basketball: Nahariya sends Maccabi Tel Aviv crashing
Rishon edges Holon to continue impressive start to campaign
AG’s office backs Women of the Wall ahead of Hanukka lighting ceremonies
Defense ministry signs F-15 and F-16 engine maintenance contract with Pratt & Whtiney
Marcus Klingberg, the Israeli who spied for the Soviet Union, dies at 97
Jewish porn star James Deen accused of raping ex-girlfriend, sexually assaulting 2 others
US women's academic group votes to join international BDS movement
Ukrainians erect monument to ‘national heroes’ who killed Uman’s Jews in 18th century
South African rabbinate to regulate circumcision after rabbi botches bris
German man flaunts Auschwitz-inspired 'tramp-stamp' at water park
Khamenei: ISIS 'vile' but Palestinians face worse terrorism from Israel
New phone app 'Israel's Nightmare' educates users on Iranian missile capabilities
Analysis: How Iran exploits ISIS to wage terror
IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount
French intelligence source: Paris attack suspect likely fled to Syria
Anonymous follows through in cyber war on ISIS: Extremist website hacked with Viagra
Mali, Paris attacks fueled by complex ISIS–al-Qaida rivalry
Analysis: Are France and the EU serious about combating jihadism?
Erdogan: I'll resign if Putin proves we shot down plane to protect ISIS oil trade
In unexpected twist, Assad ally may be Lebanon's next president
'Every day in Jordan it seems there is a protest against Israel'
How long can Russia maintain its sanctions against Turkey?
TAU neuroscientists: Brains are not gendered
In the face of BDS movement, Britain and Israel agree to expand scientific cooperation
New cases of HIV carriers in Israel on a slow decline
Mothers play a large role in preventing eating disorders
Netanyahu, Gabbay lead 70-strong Israeli delegation to Paris
2,000-year-old terraces restored 5 years after Carmel Forest fire
Deputy Attorney General: geopolitical concerns have been part of gas discussions since beginning
Environmentalist group to UN: Israel's greenhouse gas targets ‘bear no practical significance'
Israeli robotics expert: West 10 years ahead of ‘enemy’ in warfare technology
Israeli e-commerce works around Israel Post as Black Friday demand spikes
Israeli start-up AudioBurst wants to be the Google of radio
Tech talk: Get in the Ring
Israel's Mindspace expands abroad, as competitor WeWork expands in Israel
Farewell to a giant – a tribute to Maurice Ostroff
Sean Penn speaks out about humanitarian work on visit to Israel
Meet Leem Lubany, the Israeli Arab beauty turning heads in Hollywood
Why did Hollywood actress America Ferrera want to convert to Judaism, have a bat mitzva?
Grapevine: Four-footed friends
My leader: David Ben-Gurion
Borderline Views: Bennett and the Council for Higher Education
Samuel Huntington revisited: A wake-up call for the West
No Holds Barred: UK Jewish students try to silence mention of Israel
The strange flight of the painted bird
Swinging in the Holy Land
Books: A primer for every palate
Books: Grappling with childlessness
Tour Israel: No-hike outing
Neighborhood Watch: Downtown Jerusalem coming into its own
Life, Life, Life: The newest grief
City Health: Young smokers? Ho hum, but the IDF is concerned
Corridors of Power: War time
The newest grief
‘If it’s good enough for me, it’s good enough for the museum’
Blues from the roots, in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by way of LA
Changing the view
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: בְּגַנִי נְטַעְתִיךָ
מוֹפָע חָדָש: אִינְסָאנִיָה
סְטְרִיט וַייְז הִיבְּרוּ
The power of education
At the crossroads
Going with the Romanian flow
Dialogue of peace alone won’t do !
Vayeshev: A Prince Learns to Dream
Where Future Leaders Learn
Historical Agreement Signed Between KKL-JNF and the State of Israel
JNF Canada Dedicates New Bike Path with Gilad Shalit
Ben Gurion Accessible Park in Dimona
Furrows in the Desert in Turkana, Kenya
Portugal Entomologists Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Mississippi Governor plants a tree in Israel
Honduras President Plants Tree in Jerusalem
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
JNF Canada Negev Dinner 2015 in Toronto
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
12.01.2015 | 19 Kislev, 5776
Dan Shapiro speaks at Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, calls for creative and proactive solutions from Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
It seems now, that the only thing worse than too much attention, is no attention at all.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Senior Palestinian official says Obama cannot hope to bring stability to the Middle East without addressing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,MICHAEL WILNER,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Gross, a longtime-supporter of Jewish causes, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for importing banned technology and trying to establish clandestine Internet service for Cuban Jews.
Singer and actress Barbra Streisand and filmmaker Steven Spielberg were among 17 Americans who received the honor at a ceremony at the White House.
Obama: These men and women have enriched our lives and helped define our shared experience as Americans.
“As human beings we’re not required to be perfect, but we are required to atone where we’ve fallen short, and to do whatever we can to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past,” the president said.
Since the Paris attacks, Americans now identify terrorism as the most important problem facing the country.
Assuring the American people as they prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, US president declares he had seen no specific, credible threats against the country.
By MICHAEL WILNER
"Proposed requirements would provide no meaningful additional security for the American people."
"There's a possibility that there was a bomb on board. And we're taking that very seriously," Obama said in a radio interview.
Wright said that African-Americans, Native Americans and Palestinians have suffered under the "three-headed demon" of "racism, militarism and capitalism."
US president and Russian counterpart set to hold a bilateral meeting on Monday afternoon during three-day session of the UN General Assembly.
"Am I morally obligated to defend the president every time somebody says something bad or controversial about him? I don't think so!" Trump said on Twitter.
As the Senate moved to end debate on its disapproval resolution and move to a full, up-or-down vote— a move that will require 60 senators.
How the administration has handled the murder of Schwartz, who was killed along with two other men by Palestinian terrorists, raises legitimate questions.
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
The president “underscored that Ezra’s studies in Israel strengthened the bonds between Israel and the United States.
By MICHAEL WILNER,TOVAH LAZAROFF
"There is still building by private citizens throughout our country, but all public construction works have been frozen by the prime minister," MK Nissan Slomiansky said.
By ARIK BENDER
Speaking at the Republican Party's Sunshine Summit in Orlando, Florida, Rubio went on to espouse the benefits of a strong national defense.
It was not a given that the Obama-Netanyahu public appearance on Monday would go smoothly, since that has not always been the case in the past. That it did is not without significance.
By HERB KEINON
"As threats in the region continue to evolve, we urge you to engage at the highest levels to continue a process to develop a shared understanding of the threatening environment confronting Israel."
Presidential hopeful outlines where the next president must take US-Israel relationship.
Education minister calls to “plan for the age after a Palestinian state and think about what is in the Israeli interest.”
By LAHAV HARKOV
Unlike some past conversations, “there were no arguments or confrontation,” says Netanyahu.
Netanyahu assures Obama that Israel has not given up on peace, saying that he still wishes to see "two states for two peoples, a demilitarized Palestinian state that recognizes a Jewish state."
Bayit Yehudi opposes reported confidence building steps with Palestinians, citing wave of terrorism.
Obama has no interest in re-igniting old battles with Netanyahu.
Among the central issues will be the renewal of the ten-year Memorandum of Understanding that expires in 2017, by which Israel received $3.1 billion a year.
For the time being, before Netanyahu and Obama get down to brass tacks, the two leaders are thinking of the photo op in the Oval Office.
By DANA SOMBERG
Preparing to host Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu next week, the president's aides also cast doubt on the prospect of direct negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian leadership.
Ran Baratz apologizes to Netanyahu for not telling him about the Facebook posts prior to his appointment; PM distances himself from comments by new adviser who suggested Obama anti-Semitic.
Baratz also referred to US Secretary of State John Kerry as someone "whose mental age doesn't exceed 12."
By ARIK BENDER,DANA SOMBERG
US president addresses memorial for late prime minister via video message.
According to 'Huffington Post,' premier pushed for invite to event hosted by the Center for American Progress.
The video depicts a montage of separate terror events that have occurred over the last two weeks.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
Group says zero chance at a rapprochement between Abbas and Netanyahu.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Prime minister tells US television that the two governments must now work to contain Iranian aggression in the region.
According to reports, Boehner is sick of navigating two irreconcilable forces: the Obama White House and conservatives in his caucus.
Netanyahu will receive the American Enterprise Institute’s 2015 Irving Kristol Award on the evening of November 9.
PM recommends to his critics who have slammed him for harming Israel-US ties to show a little “humility.”
UN General Assembly passes resolution to fly Palestinian flag.
Obama often notes he has spoken with Netanyahu more than with any other foreign leader.
By MICHAEL WILNER,JPOST.COM STAFF
Netanyahu until now has rebuffed such overtures because of his disagreement with the US leader over the Iran nuclear deal.
The deeply divided Jewish community must rise above the polarizing tactics employed by both sides.
By ROBERT HORENSTEIN
"Americans will not be terrorized," he said. These organizations "will not defeat us on the battlefield, so they try to terrorize us at home."
"We will take back land that they are currently in, we will cut off their financing, we will hunt down their leadership, we will dismantle their networks, and we will ultimately destroy them."
Introducing a ground force would come at a steep cost and holding territory would require another decades-long American occupation, says Obama.
Netanyahu and Obama to discuss strategies for keeping Iran isolated in Washington meeting this week.
Several US officials say military moves build sense of momentum in Syria.
Legitimizing Iran amplifies the influence of Russia, which, like Iran, supports Syrian President Bashar Assad’s embattled regime in Syria, according to John Bolton.
By EITAN AROM
Carter tells lawmakers US forces aim to intensify pressure on the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa in Syria and the Iraqi city of Ramadi.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Obama has showed himself to be prickly and hyper-sensitive about his administration’s failure to secure the release of the US hostages.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
It is not only Islamic radical groups that critics of the plan fear could end up gaining US-supplied firepower.
"Adoption Day" ushers in the first phase of the deal, which was formally codified 90 days ago.
US president says Russia is failing to distinguish between ISIS and moderate insurgents in Syria.
Assad’s ambassador to Russia acknowledged that all rebel groups would be fair game in the Russian air campaign.
A senior Iranian official said the handshake on Monday at the United Nations headquarters "was not preplanned."
In his first address to the UN General Assembly hall in a decade, Putin chides Western powers for their efforts to undermine Assad.
"To move forward in this new era, we have to be able to acknowledge when what you're doing is not working," US president tells UN General Assembly.
Many commentators worry that meeting Putin makes Obama look weak or needy.
By JOSH COHEN,REUTERS
Russian president says Syria's Assad deserves international support as he is fighting terrorist organizations.
Lebanese Shi'ite group welcomed Russia's military buildup in Syria in support of their mutual ally, President Bashar Assad.
By vote of 56-42, Republican-majority Senate falls short of 60 votes needed in the 100-member chamber to advance the legislation.
Columnist praises Netanyahu for leading charge to sanction Iran, but criticizes him for his "reckless spat with Obama."
The vote, with 162 members voting for the agreement and 269 voting against, was the only vote thus far successfully cast directly on the merits of the accord.
New data courtesy of the monthly Peace Index poll of the Israel Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University.
By GIL HOFFMAN
"This is a close call, but after a lengthy review, I will vote to disapprove the deal," Cardin said in an opinion column to be published in 'The Washington Post'.
Friday visit is the king's first to the United States since ascending to the throne in January.
In total, 37 senators now support Iran nuclear deal.
"ISIS, not ISIL!"
By FRANCK SALAMEH
All anti-Western movements – including jihadist movements – are legitimate responses to what Obama perceives as the crime of Western power.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The prime minister must understand that the words that leave his mouth do not evaporate into the air.
By NACHMAN SHAI
"Much more unites Israelis and Americans than divides them."
By JPOST EDITORIAL
"Too many members of Congress take our support for granted, as we learned from the fight over the nuclear deal."
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Whatever he says before the cameras next week when he meets with Netanyahu, Obama has no intention of letting bygones be bygones.
"Obama’s instinctive tendencies tilt toward precisely the sort of idealism that his favorite thinker, Reinhold Niebuhr, scorned."
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
Sadly, the United States’ response to our close friend Israel, coming under fire by terrorists yet again, is what we would expect from this Administration’s weak and misguided foreign policy.
By ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS
The open clash between US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin over what to do in Syria has already eclipsed all other issues at the UN.
Yom Kippur puts Israel in an idyllic place where people stop strangers just to shake their hand.
By DAVID BRINN
Benjamin Netanyahu cannot be sure how much longer he will remain at the helm, but he knows that he is at his best when faced with adversity.
By DAVID ZE’EV JABLINOWITZ
On Tuesday, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius hailed Obama’s “enormous victory” on the Iran nuclear deal. To be sure, Obama’s victory was not against Iran. It was against Netanyahu.
It is becoming increasingly difficult to accept that the Obama administration conducted negotiations with Iran in good faith.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
Merely possessing such destructive power goes a long way.
By GIL TROY
The disagreements about Iran’s nuclear program jeopardize the relations between Israel and its American patron. In this sense Iran has already profited from the nuclear agreement.
By EHUD EILAM
Despite the strong sense of common values and shared destiny binding the vast majority of the American people to Israel, the White House has turned its back on Israel.
We regarded the filibuster as the enemy of democracy and the weapon of choice against civil rights.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
I have known Benjamin Netanyahu for more than 40 years, having first met him when he was a student in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Abbas serially refuses to restart the stalled talks yet succeeds in blaming Israel for stymieing the parleys in which he won’t participate.
By SARAH HONIG
Today, with decades of experience working with animals behind me, I can state unequivocally: Billy goats don’t give milk and roosters don’t lay eggs.
By GILAD SHARON
Even if understandable because of political realities, it remains disappointing that the majority of Democratic legislators conceded to pressure from their president.
By ISI LEIBLER