06.30.2016 | 24 Sivan, 5776
Kiryat Arba attack: Palestinian terrorist stabs teen girl to death in bedroom
9 Israelis extracted from Ramallah after Palestinians torch their vehicle
Senator to 'Post': Congress acts to shut loophole on Palestinian convict stipends
Hamas official: Turkey already mediating prisoner swap between Israel and Hamas
Coming and going on the small screen
A fishy tale
Twice as nice
Rolling out the magic carpet
Netanyahu called for term limits – 19 years ago
Turkey deal ‘cornerstone’ of stability in the region
Gold to 'Post': Quartet report could cause Israel diplomatic damage
Divorced dads vow to 'make Bitan pay' for blocking controversial child custody bill
Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi completes record transfer to Chinese club
Philip Stein, Optical International to vie for title
Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves
Hapoel Jerusalem threatened with BSL suspension
Israelis shrug off fears of hi-tech bubble
Nazareth Hospital insists on serving only whole wheat bread
Health Ministry rankings seen boosting hospital performance
Brexit aftermath: Sky isn’t falling
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
Herzog’s intolerable deceit
The unknown legacy of a Japanese hero: Chiune Sugihara
Letters to the Editor
Former Iranian official: 'Turkey now swallows the poison it cooked'
Erdogan blasts 2010 Gaza flotilla organizers for undermining deal with Israel
Was the Istanbul attack an act of retaliation for Turkey-Israel accord?
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Deleting terror: US group works to search, destroy online ISIS propaganda
Gaza-based pro-ISIS group urges Muslims on social media to donate for weapons
Belgian court upholds kosher ritual slaughter rights
New French immigrants: ‘We don’t see a future in France anymore’
From ‘shidduch’ to reality TV show
Turkish chief rabbi: The Jewish community is on edge
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Trump, Clinton respond to Turkey terror attack
Sanders appointee to 'Post': Democratic platform should include 'occupation,' right to boycott
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
British Jews denounce neo-Nazi 'Miss Hitler' pageant
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
WATCH: Deputy defense minister explains why IDF integrates soldiers with special needs
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of June 24, 2016
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
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
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
Tiberias’s hidden heritage
The ground dance floor
More than a mustache
No place like home
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
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Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park Dedicated in Kfar Chabad
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
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
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
When Your Pipe Runs Out of a Basic Necessity (Water in Samaria)
Like Father Like Son (it doesn’t have to be so)
Guilty Before Found Guilty, Israel’s Policy
The BREXIT murders -- an English Lord and European Democracy
Fatah, Hamas could attempt reconciliation and elections; succession of Abbas could be source of instability, defense minister says.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Israel believes these funerals fuel additional violence.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The IDF outlines the parameters of its military thinking and practice.
By YOSSI MELMAN
The ‘Post’ joins the high-risk Kometz unit for a nighttime repair of the life-saving Gaza electronic border fence.
Gush Etzion Regional Council hopes 38 dunam site will become a Jewish tourist center.
From the Jerusalem Post's '50 most influential Jews.'
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
One battalion is always training for dealing with a rocket or missile impact zone.
First introduced in last summer’s Gaza conflict, Israeli UAV is harbinger of drones’ growing role.
Ya'alon: This successful project will become operational in 2016
Defense Minister held an evaluation meeting with Central Command senior officers
The IDF’s Beduin trackers provide the ‘Post’ with a glimpse into their risk-fraught, life-saving missions.
The state expects to complete the sale by the end of 2015.
By NIV ELIS
Elbit's Canary has been developed in conjunction with the Defense Ministry, and uses sensors made by the Israeli start-up LifeBEAM.
Rabbi Estrin celebrates a new landmark a year-and-a-half after becoming the US Air Force's first bearded chaplain following the lifting of a ban on displays of religious belief.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
India today is Israel’s largest purchaser of defense technology.
By JAGDISH N SINGH
93 senators voted in favor of Carter and five voted against. Carter will serve as the US President Barack Obama's fourth defense secretary.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Defense minister says the Likud won't agree to a prime ministerial rotation.
Yoav Galant, Avigdor Liberman, and Naftali Bennett all have their eyes on the plum position.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Liberman says Yisrael Beytenu will not enter into any coalition without demands being met.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
New bill would “regulate the division of labor and missions” between state institutions, local government, emergency services, and economic bodies, the ministry claims.
The Hannibal Protocol gained worldwide attention in 2014, when numerous Palestinian civilians were killed after IDF initiated a massive counterattack in vain after Hamas attempted kidnap a soldier.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,YAAKOV LAPPIN
“I promise that all those involved in yesterday’s deadly terrorist attack will not escape punishment,” Liberman said on Thursday
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Visiting the site of the attack before the meeting, Liberman promised a strong response. “Rest assured I have no intention of simply relying on strong words.”
Even after Netanyahu and Bennett's agreement on the new coalition, the National Security Council won't be taken into account; fateful decisions will largely be made on whims.
“The Jewish state is adopting characteristics of a fascist regime,” said Joint List MK Haneen Zoabi (Balad).
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Head of IDF Casualty and Wounded Department, Brig.-Gen. Eli Lotan: Passing on rumors can har any one of us, and should worry all of us.
The Western client, which Elbit declined to name, will receive products from Elbit's new E-LynX Software Defined Radio family over the next three years.
The figure for 2015 represents a small rise from that of 2014, when Israel exported 5.6 billion dollars of defense products.
Israel's Rafael, India's Reliance Defense to cooperate on air defense systems, air-to-air missiles, and surveillance balloons.
State Comptroller: Soldiers, officers directly communicated with donors to IDF; IDF: New Personnel Directorate body is regulating all donations.
Defense minister orders probe of NGO; Ya'alon's comments draw fire from opposition MKs.
Defense minster to meet with US counterpart Ashton Carter to discuss ways to deepen America’s security cooperation with Israel.
Hanegbi also said he plans to ask Knesset Legal Advisor Eyal Yinon for permission to administer polygraph tests to the committee’s members to find out who leaked the information.
Has the fracture with the US about security funding and the departure of high ranking officials in the Defense Ministry led to a delay in the development of the Arrow, Iron Dome, & David's Sling?
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
"Why do you post such nonsense," wrote Aviv Reuven. "You aren't a 17-year-old girl who is still growing up. You are an elected official!"
Israel Navy will likely be first client to order Elbit Systems' Seagull unmanned surface vehicle.
Rafael-produced system will enable troop transporter to move across battlefields rife with anti-tank and RPG threats.
In 2022, male soldiers will have their service time reduced by a further 2 months.
Ya'alon meets with ex-Missile Defense Organization chief Yair Ramati, apologizes "for way in which announcement was made."
Yair Ramati was ousted from his position after the Defense Ministry said it found that he had placed classified data on his personal computer.
Speaking at formation ceremony, Brig.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot says "boastful remarks by Hezbollah and threats by ISIS underscore need for this capability."
Group accuses defense minister of "appointing himself as the minister of silence and fear."
The Arrow 3 missile defense system operates in space, traveling at twice the speed of a tank shell to leave the atmosphere. It is designed to seek and destroy Iranian Shihab 3 missiles.
Training school stops instructing cadets on how to use veteran platform.
Memo sets out real spending figures for 2016-2020, increased the R&D budget, and includes 50% increase in soldier salaries starting January 1.
Van Leer Institute study examines differences in approved budgets and budget implementations for every year between 2000 and 2014.
Following the lessons of the Gaza conflict – the world’s first network-based war – Southern Command is implementing a digital revolution.
Official says government had provided more than $3 billion for missile defense to Israel for David's Sling and other missile defense programs since 2001.
The detonations were carried out by IEOD, an Israeli firm that won the tender issued by the Defense Ministry.
The draft cycle is part of "the IDF's concept as the people's army, which receives male and females from all segments of Israeli society to a range of roles," the army said.
New division to specialize in warfare against asymmetric terrorist threats.
Event to take place against the background of world-wide decreases in defense-related spending in most regions, which has also affected Israeli exports.
Asia Pacific was region with most Israeli defense product purchases.
Ben-Dahan admits Ya'alon did not update him on policy change; "not all Palestinians are terrorists, but all terrorists are Palestinian," Ben-Dahan says.
Navy receives new submarine flotilla commander.
PM Netanyahu, President Rivlin attend event at opening of colossal police facility.
By BEN HARTMAN
At the LAAD international exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, 18 Israeli defense companies will be present.
Defense minister gives overall assessment on the Middle East.
By YOSSI MELMAN,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Col. Aviram Hasson, of the Defense Ministry's missile defense administration says Hezbollah gets a lot of accurate weapons from Iran.
The system, dubbed "Safe Ground," has begun serving commanders planning war exercises around the country in recent months.
In wake of Operation Protective Edge, Defense Ministry takes steps to protect Israel's youth.
Some 200 factories produce parts for the Merkava and Namer across Israel, most of them located in peripheral areas, and employing around 10,000 employees.
Two-day exercise will test Central Command's ability to mobilize many forces in response to sudden security escalation.
Defense minister praises bilateral defense cooperation; Warns of bad deal that will turn Iran into nuclear breakout state.
Israel strengthening ties, expanding technological collaboration with India, "a country with exceptional R&D capabilities."
India and Israel are jointly developing the Barak 8 air and missile defense system.
Following death of Spanish UNIFIL peacekeeper, Ya'alon tells Spain's defense minister Israel is investigating incident, will cooperate with UNIFIL and Spanish officers.
The newest drone unit in the ground forces went into action during Operation Protective Edge over Gaza last summer.
Aircraft made by US defense giant Lockheed Martin came into service in Israel some 40 years ago, and are currently coming up to the end of their operational lifespan.
RT's balloons were used heavily by the IDF during the conflict with Hamas in Gaza.
The contract aims to bring total number of air-crafts to 14, doubling the airborne effort's number of flight hours.
We must turn hints, riddles and mysteries into intelligence, MI chief says.
Armed squads have recently become component in IDF's response program to terrorist infiltration; Sderot receives one too.
Target missile tracked successfully, but second stage of trial cancelled by defense officials.
Opposition members slam ‘last-minute hijack’ of funding.
The president said Carter "brings a unique blend of strategic perspective and technical know-how" to the job.
Ya'alon: Israel and the IDF will in the coming years face the most complex security challenges in all sectors.
he IDF is “substantially dependent on the calling up of citizens for reserve service in emergencies,” Knesset committee says.
The defense minister was close with Chuck Hagel, even as ties with the White House deteriorated.
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON
Figures represent a considerable increase of dissatisfaction with the tough conditions of service compared to recent years.
The decision represents a reversal of an earlier, controversial cost-cutting move to cancel the guards.
Barak-8 is being jointly developed by India's Defense Research and Development Organization.
Israel, US finalizing sale of 31 more planes from 19 already.
With Gantz stepping down in February, defense minister expected to announce decision soon.
Contract an "important milestone in our satellite communication activity," says company official.
India taps Israel's Spike anti-tank missile over US Javelin, says military source.
In recent years, Israel has installed multiple layers of defenses around its offshore platforms.
The Locker Committee has presented a core existential dilemma: How much defense spending is appropriate? And who decides?
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot will have to face the challenges posed by a disintegrating Mideast.
On the surface it appears the ties of friendship between the Jewish state and the secular Muslim state can serve as a model for all, but the two are much more linked on strategic importance, defense.
By HERB KEINON
Report: The 92,000 Palestinians who work for Israelis make on average NIS 198 per day, while their peers in the Palestinian territories make just 45% of that, on average.
The JPost Podcast's weekly briefing catches you up on the most important stories from the past week.
What about the 811 “faceless soldiers” who pledged their lives to Israel’s defense between 1940 and 1950?
By ROBERT HERSOWITZ
Perhaps Israel is experiencing a rebalancing of priorities, a change in national character.
By THANE ROSENBAUM
While I do not think that gays should be abused or deprived of their human rights, to override the word of God and allow them to be married is something Israel should not be involved in.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, speaking about the Gaza Strip at the Herzliya conference, noted correctly that today Gaza is totally dependent on Israel.
By GERSHON BASKIN
The duty of a society that aims for perfection is to allow all its members to choose and shape their lives as they see fit; to dream and then fulfill those dreams; to live their lives freely.
By RAFI FEUERSTEIN