07.27.2016 | 21 Tammuz, 5776
‘Hamas tries to vanish, but we can see them’
Turkey deal was struck five years ago, security chief reveals
IDF razes 15 illegal Arab homes in east Jerusalem and West Bank
Eisenkot warns against populism: ‘IDF follows orders, not the ethos of a gang’
PMO: Accusations that Netanyahu mishandled the Gaza tunnel threat are false
Jerusalem Foundation unveils ‘Social Innovation Challenge’ to mark jubilee
Netanyahu’s visit to Africa yields growing momentum
Public diplomacy in droves?
Bennett invokes 2014 Gaza war in warning over 'past mistakes'
Herzog rivals ask for secret ballot vote
Liberman hopes to make West Bank checkpoints more 'secure and humane'
Housing cabinet aims for 200,000 units for haredi housing
CONCERT REVIEW: Joss Stone, Barby Club, Tel Aviv, July 25
DANCE REVIEW: Swan Lake on Ice, Jerusalem Theater, July 20
Matan David goes Gaga over dance
Top 5 things you can’t miss on your next spontaneous trip to Israel
47 arrested in mass crackdown on Israeli soccer fan club 'La Familia'
Top Jewish American soccer players targeted by Israeli clubs
Group launches crowdfunding campaign against sexual harassment in police
Another pre-Rio gold for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics team
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Health ministry to take lead in combating child hot car deaths
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
For the love of crows
Grapevine: Not in the basket
Letters to the Editor: Fall guy
Fighting for justice
Analysis: Islamic State's first act of war on European Christianity
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
The illegal car trade of the West Bank
Egypt denies report that assassination plot kept Sisi away from Arab League summit
Bavarian bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Analysis: ‘Mikve law’ throws cold water on Israel-Diaspora relations
'Dramatic increase in anti-Semitic violence in US'
Democratic congressman: The Palestinians ‘will be free’
Berlin moves on despite terror threat
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Clinton makes history, secures US Democrats' White House nomination
Clinton aide to 'Post': Trump 'clueless' on Israel, foreign policy
Between Never-Trump and Never-Hillary, some Jews chose Libertarianism
Analysis: Wasserman Schultz, Jewish world darling, fights on in Florida
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
Head to Crown Plaza Eilat this summer to enjoy a fun staycation
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
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
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
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
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
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
According to information seen by the Post, the prime minister convened 8 cabinet meetings and ordered the defense establishment to prepare tunnel counter-means.
Defense minister launches veiled criticism of his predecessor, Moshe Ya'alon, who said that the soldier had sinned.
Bar-Yosef’s appointment was held up for months amid various conflict of interest allegations.
By HERB KEINON
Defense Ministry has largest budget of all government ministries, and the joint Subcommittee of the FADC often laments that they are given very few details on budget.
Trial was designed to see if Israel's Arrow systems, and David's Sling, could link up with American systems.
Steps to advance political future include fund-raising, meetings with potential allies, and possible formation of a new party.
By GIL 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.
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.
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