12.08.2016 | 8 Kislev, 5777
Watch: First of new F-35 stealth fighter jets en route to Israel
Israel foils terror cell's kinapping, attack plot to free Hamas prisoner
Report: Stabbing attempt at Tapuach Junction, terrorist neutralized
US to retry Palestinian convicted of Jerusalem bombing
Week long sit-ins planned outside PM’s residence over settlements bill
Ministers praise social media sites for tackling terrorism
Top cop from Boston marathon bombing probe gets counter-terror training in Israel
Giyur Kahalacha is ‘largest non-state conversion court’
Israel, Cyprus and Greece ties forge ahead with trilateral rescue unit
‘Annexing Ma’aleh Adumim is the next step’ for Israel
Liberman: WMDs Israel thwarted from reaching Hezbollah were chemical arms
Germany slams settlement bill that legalizes outposts
Music: Flute of gold from the Emerald Isle
Top 10 things to do
Classical Music: The human aspect
Jazz: Leading from the back
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Beersheba both face continental moment of truth
Hapoel Jerusalem makes things trickier for itself with loss
Yellow-and-blue humbled in home clunker
Sinai says: Hapoel Tel Aviv debacle a harsh lesson for all of Israeli soccer
UK based NGO brings free and accessible tech training to Israeli Arabs in Nazareth
Are budgets for the health funds rising or falling?
Screening saves eight potential ‘bubble babies’
Chamber of Commerce head praises standards reform
Join the army – study shows it could lengthen your life
BGU dean says computerized medical systems vulnerable to hacking attacks
Tech Talk: Medical equipment giant Edwards acquires Valtech Cardio for $990m.
Officials from 10 West African countries arrive for unprecedented visit
Farmers block roads in protest of government policies
After long dry spell, rains pour over Israel
An urgent need for reform
Where do surprises come from?
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Too up front
As I see it: Western spring or European winter?
Watch: Turkish air strikes hit ISIS targets in Syria
Hot off the Arab press
Iran's FM: It's in US interest to stay committed to nuclear pact
UK foreign minister: Saudi, Iran stoking proxy wars in Mideast
Rouhani says Iran won't let Trump rip up nuclear deal
Saudi court sentences 15 to death on charges of spying for Iran
Iran's supreme court upholds death sentence for billionaire tycoon
ISIS retaliations attempt to slow Iraqi advance in Mosul
Report: Islamic State leaders called to choose successor to Baghdadi
Hezbollah vs ISIS vs Israel
Denmark's chief rabbi allays concerns about circumcision ban
Posters promoting white supremacist, neo-Nazi organization found at Emerson College
British man convicted for antisemitic online campaign against Jewish lawmaker
The billion-dollar mission for Israel
AGT International and Cellcom partner to make Israel’s cities ‘smart’
Israeli biotech firm successfully reverses human bone loss in early trial
JNF-USA water expedition exposes global professionals to Israeli expertise, innovation
A reckoning for Ellison on Zionism – and a test for its lobbyists
As Trump heads to Oval Office, Israel-US panel says 'the only thing certain is uncertainty'
Unsettled Gulf Arab states seek to coordinate in wake of Trump election
Mississippi Gov. to ‘JPost’: Trump will be great for Israel
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Diplomacy: Donald Trump, have we got an Israel policy for you!
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of December 9, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Azrieli issues
Jerusalem Grapevine: Agnon jubilee
Parashat Vayetze: Big deceit, small deceit
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Petitioners suggest Trump name US-Lebanese ex-porn star as Saudi envoy
Why ‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah had a bar mitzvah
Was CNN right to apologize over caption on 'alt-right' antisemitism?
How Trump's top aide Stephen Bannon made money from 'Seinfeld'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Judge Trump on his results
Trump’s challenge to American Jews
Middle of nowhere
Waiting for the new US administration
Bauing out with style
A city of many challenges
Rugby in the Holy Land
Rx For Readers: Slimmer isn’t always healthier
Waging war over Emek Refaim
Gallery or revolution?
This week in Jerusalem
At a crossroads
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: To work, to work, ‘l’haim’
Three new consumer laws
Speaking out in every generation
Israeli Southern comforts
שְלוֹשָה אַחִים וּמְעָרָה
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French peasant widow saved life of a Jewish child against all odds
The Dutch electronics company exec who helped save more than 300 Jews in WWII
T.E. Lawrence wanted to see Jewish colonies – 'bright spots in a desert' – in the Holy Land
Hungary’s Minister of Agriculture tours the Negev
Christmas Trees from KKL-JNF Forests, 2016
Help Make Israel's Forests Green Again
Danny Atar: “For each tree that was burned, we’ll plant two new ones”
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
Despite Liberman's comments, Netanyahu has continued to ensure that the bodies would soon be returned.
By ARIK BENDER,YONATAN HILLELI,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
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
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
Près de 70 ans après son aliya, il estime qu’Israël est la plus belle success story de tous les temps
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
L’histoire mouvementée du programme de satellites espions d’Israël
By BARBARA OPALL-ROME
Une carrière brillante, une chute douloureuse. Hommage à une grande figure de la politique israélienne
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Israël s’apprête à prendre livraison du F-35, mais est-ce réellement l’arme dont a le plus besoin Tsahal au vu des changements stratégiques dans la région ?
Defense minister says the Likud won't agree to a prime ministerial rotation.
Liberman was referring to previous comments he made after a suspected Israeli strike on the Mezzeh airbase near Damascus.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
The US twisted the company’s arm to sever business ties with the Islamic Republic because of Tehran’s illicit nuclear weapons activity.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL,GIL HOFFMAN
The Defense Minister also criticized those who have revisited the history of the IDF and undermined widely-accepted narratives of heroism.
By LAHAV HARKOV
According to latest Home Front Command assessments, 1% of incoming enemy rockets would score direct hits on buildings in Israel.
Liberman’s spokesman described the Wednesday meeting as conducted in a “good and friendly atmosphere,” adding that Carter accepted the defense minister’s invitation to visit Israel this year.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JTA
Defense minister slams "chatter" and press reports about his stance on retrieving bodies of soldiers from Gaza Strip.
Netanyahu calls Ben-Eliezer a true patriot, as former minister laid to rest.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
If an agreement is reached, however, it is unclear whether Ben-Eliezer would be taken in for questioning after the funeral, after the seven day period of mourning, or not at all.
Fuad ‘never missed a memorial ceremony for a fallen soldier.’
Israel's leaders remember Ben-Eliezer.
Binyamin Ben-Eliezer was not born a crook, neither was he born a hero.
Born in Iraq, Binyamin “Fuad” Ben-Eliezer made aliya to Israel in 1950, he entered the Knesset in 1984.
By GIL HOFFMAN,JULIE STEIGERWALD
Ministry blames media for "misunderstanding" earlier statement, denied it was comparing Iran deal to Munich pact.
Yesh Atid leader: The Americans tend not to forget such insults.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,TOVAH LAZAROFF,MICHAEL WILNER
Agreement on new 10-year defense aid deal seen as heading for conclusions.
By HERB KEINON
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.
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!"
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
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."
Almost 70 years after making aliya, former defense minister Moshe Arens says time is on Israel’s side and that the Jewish state is the biggest success story of all time.
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