05.03.2016 | 25 Nisan, 5776
NGO tells UN: Israeli torture of Palestinian, Ethiopian, migrant detainees continues
UN to quiz Israel on torture complaints
Israeli man, 60, wounded in stabbing attack in Jerusalem's Old City
Former IDF chief criticizes PM's handling of Hebron soldier
Jewish-Argentine takes first ATP title in Turkey
Kings the latest team to have Blatt on coaching radar
Beersheba escapes Bloomfield still in first
Rivlin meets with winners of arts prize
Gold to visit Germany amid reports of strain in ties
Report: Deri probe expands to financial matters
Illegal underage marriages being ignored by authorities, committee finds
TheaterNetto winners named
Meet Steven Wilson, the anti-Roger Waters
This month’s Docaviv Film Festival to focus on the ‘New World Disorder’
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
David Blatt being considered for Sacramento Kings head coaching position
No Holds Barred: Sykes-Picot is dead, long live Israel!
Reshape the Middle East today to prevent the ISIS of tomorrow
The Holocaust: Many villains, few heroes
Saudi minister confirms warning on proposed US law on 9/11
Amid Aleppo bloodshed, former Iranian politician praises 'Egypt’s support for Assad'
After losing to a Palestinian-affiliated team, Jordanian soccer fans chant pro-Israel slogans
Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
Analysis: The upside of the British Labor Party’s anti-Semitism furor
Conservative Jewry nullifies all discriminatory laws against non-Jews
US authorities say one arrested in foiled bomb plot on Florida synagogue
Israel’s envoy to London: Redline crossed
Teen injured in J’lem bus attack regains consciousness in Hadassah trauma unit
HU student recovers after being treated for snakebite on Golan
Beersheba babies hospitalized at Soroka with rare infection
Bank Hapoalim to distribute Israeli flags for Independence Day
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
What can you see in this red circle?
The banned behind: Bar Refaeli's new commercial censored for inappropriate content
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
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
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
Islam Clash with the Jews - Acute
Response to Tragedy
South Africa's Identity Crisis, change name to Nguniland
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
Le nouveau submersible de la marine israélienne procure une capacité de riposte nucléaire vitale au pays. Un crocodile aux dents longues
L’ancien chef d’état-major de Tsahal, Gabi Ashkenazi, est impliqué dans un scandale qui n’a rien d’un crime, mais tout d’une erreur d’appréciation
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
India today is Israel’s largest purchaser of defense technology.
By JAGDISH N SINGH
The cabinet must make decisions while knowing only what prime and defense ministers choose to tell it.
By EVELYN GORDON
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 HOFFMAN
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.
RT’s balloons gather intelligence for the army but can do a whole lot more.
The decision is part of "lessons learned" from Operation Protective Edge, defense sources said.
Lapid promises that the budget will tackle the high cost of living, says electricity prices will come down by double-digits in 2015.
By NIV ELIS,LAHAV HARKOV
Defense Ministry awards tender to Soreq Nuclear Research Center and Ben-Gurion University to set up center.
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.
The Navy’s new submarines provide vital second strike capability.
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.
Amir Peretz overcame naysayers who mocked the Iron Dome, and now he hopes to do the same with his plans for ‘environmental justice.’
By GIL HOFFMAN,SHARON UDASIN
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