BDS movement looking to ‘hold Israel accountable’ over South African visa denial
Netanyahu prepared to crush High Court, undermine foundations of democracy, Gal-On says
Court gives former Bat Yam mayor Lahiani 8 months jail time on state appeal
Former Meretz education minister Sarid 'disgusted' by prospect of Bennett's appointment
Researchers map human brain with GPS-like system
Hadassah resumes liver transplants
Universality shown in visual search by fish and humans
Voice of the people
Over 270,000 light virtual candles via Defense Ministry app
Court delays cancellation of Oil Refineries business licenses in Haifa
3-d printing aircraft parts may be in Israel's near future
Chief scientist says startups boom but fail to grow into mature companies
An eclectic array of musicians expected to grace the stage at the Israel Festival
Israel Festival 2015: Out with the old, in with the new
Most Israeli recipes
Out & About: top 10 things to do
Shahar Pe’er pulls out tight win in Turkey
Deadlock does Beitar and Beersheba little good
Greens boost BSL playoff hopes with win against Nahariya
Shalva tees off in Caesarea
Most parents would like shorter school vacations, report reveals
Israel working to rescue 68 trapped hikers in Nepal
Analysis: A high stakes covert battle in the North could erupt into an overt clash
Over 200 attend funeral of Arab teen who attacked checkpoint officers with butcher knife
Israeli Arabs call general strike Tuesday over house demolitions
UN Secretary General: Palestinian militants put UN schools at risk during Gaza war
Firebomb thrown in West Bank lightly injures one
Sherman to US Jews: Military strike would only set Iran's nuclear program back 2 years
Jewish man attacked in northern Paris after leaving synagogue
Victims' advocate praises Australian Jewish school’s response to allegations
European Jewish Congress gives Kiev Jews $100,000 for security
Anti-Semitism rising again, Jewish leader warns 70 years after death camp's liberation
ISIS kills five journalists working for Libyan TV station
Iran slams Israel, nuclear powers at UN atomic treaty meeting
Iran Revolutionary Guard chief: Saudi Arabia following in footsteps of Israel
Report: Iran bans magazine for encouraging cohabitation out of wedlock
George W. Bush reportedly slams Obama's Mideast policies in closed-door meeting
Is there a connection between Swedish aid and Hamas institutions?
After failing to preempt Israel, Iran and nuclear war
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Israeli parties prepare legislative demands for Netanyahu's new coalition
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Republican US presidential hopefuls woo evangelical voters
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Israelis commemorate 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide, drawing comparisons to Holocaust
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Landscaping Absorption Centers with Ethiopian Immigrants
Holocaust Day Ceremony Honoring the Heroism of Jewish Rescuers
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Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
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One battalion is always training for dealing with a rocket or missile impact zone.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
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.
During recent violent protests following the death of an Arab youth allegedly killed by a police sponge-covered bullet during a riot, witness says police "just watched and came at the last minute."
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Defense minister says that the atmosphere in Gaza is one of frustration and anger; rebuilding in Gaza will take years directing difficult questions at Hamas.
The state expects to complete the sale by the end of 2015.
By NIV ELIS
Earlier, two rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome; at least 17 rockets hit Israel on Wednesday.
By BEN HARTMAN,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Rockets fired after IAF strikes Gazan mortar launcher used to fire shells at Kibbutz Kerem Shalom.
Launcher fired projectiles at Kibbutz Kerem Shalom; IDF reports that nine mortars in total were fired on southern Israel from Gaza; all landed in open areas.
Defense Minister Ya'alon: Any violation of our sovereignty will be met
with harsh response.
Military says IDF forces hit targets, including Syrian army command post in response to missile originally fired into Israel from Syrian territory.
Jerusalem will likely respond forcefully against those responsible for cross-order missile attack.
IDF conducts nine security raids in the West Bank and Jordan Valley; Palestinian killed during raids.
Air Force retaliates for rocket launching towards southern Israel; no damages or injuries reported.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Earlier in the day the IAF attacked two targets in the coastal territory following a morning rocket attack on Israel.
After rocket lands in southern Israel early Saturday, IAF retaliates with 2 strikes in southern part of strip, reportedly causing no damages or injuries.
After morning rocket attack on Eshkol, IDF and Shin Bet coordinate airstrike on terror operative planning attacks in Israel; Palestinian media report of casualty.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Following attack, PM says Abbas is responsible for rockets fired from Gaza on Israeli towns; projectile lands near road in Eshkol Regional Council.
Affair is alleged 2010 plot to illegally undermine then defense minister Ehud Barak's choice for IDF chief of staff.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JPOST.COM STAFF
Projectile lands near road in Eshkol Regional Council, no injuries reported in the attack.
Defense minister says "0% chance" of Hamas recognizing Israel, warns Palestinian unity deal will lead to Hamas control of West Bank.
Decision to close Home Front Defense Ministry was not personal, Netanyahu tells Knesset.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Strategic affairs minister says measures taken to downsize establishment should not be publicized so as not to inform Israel's enemies.
In addition to the freeze on training, the IDF will reduce operations to the point where only the most basic, vital functions continue.
Defense officials warn tiff with Treasury could bring military to "full stop" in 2015.
Air, ground, sea branches linked up to one another, also with Military Intelligence.
Defense minister notes that terrorists in Gaza have amassed 10,000 rockets; IAF chief: Air Force is quietly fighting a "war between the wars."
The improvement in payments most obviously relates to more competently keeping track of payments.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
IDF readjusting to decentralized bases of Israel's foes, such as Hezbollah; channeling relevant intelligence to battalions during combat is the
main focus of changes, source says.
Danon says his only regret was that he did not resign before the prime minister got a chance to fire him.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Le nouveau submersible de la marine israélienne procure une capacité de riposte nucléaire vitale au pays. Un crocodile aux dents longues
By YOSSI MELMAN
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
Journal de guerre d’un reporter au quartier général de l’armée de l’air israélienne pendant l’opération Bordure protectrice.
By REUVEN BEN-SHALOM
La disparition d’un des derniers géants : Asher Ben-Natan, artisan de la réconciliation avec l’Allemagne et ancien ambassadeur en France
By MICHELLE MAZEL
Israel Space Agency says satellite has already made 1,000 revolutions around the Earth.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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.
Liberman says Yisrael Beytenu will not enter into any coalition without demands being met.
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.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
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.
Officials collecting data to see how latest version of air defense system will operate against threats.
Speaking at Calcalist National Conference in Tel Aviv, the economy minister slams Ya'alon for failing to implement recommendations.
Hatnua MK Elazer Stern continues campaign of pressure against national-religious combined yeshiva and IDF service program, calling for draft of Hesder students instead of reservists.
By JEREMY SHARON
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.
Israel Defense Ministry declines comment on report of western diplomat; source says Israeli intel is "scrubbed" of evidence of Israeli origin before delivery by the US to Arab nations, Turkey, Iran.
Defense minister tours Jordan Valley, praises their role in maintaining quiet eastern border despite attempts to infiltrate it.
Shalom served as Shin Bet chief from 1981-1986 when he retired amid the Kav 300 scandal.
Police say Ashkenazi and wife under suspicion of breach of trust, obstruction of justice and giving away classified information.
Ashkenazi and his wife Ronit questioned for alleged involvement in Harpaz Affair amid speculation he may have spied on Barak.
According to security statistics, March saw more attacks than previous three months with 157 incidents reported.
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
Through this approach, Israel is placing Hamas’s plans to take over the West Bank via the reconciliation with Fatah in real doubt, and setting back the organizations’ efforts to rebuild itself in the West Bank.
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
Why isn’t this being effectively combated? Simply stated, there aren’t enough Jews in the world.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
The IDF’s top echelon recoils from confronting the problem of billions misspent each year on benefits for disabled veterans who were injured other than in the line of duty.
By JPost Editorial
During my service, I experienced periods of elation and joy, countered by streaks of disappointment and despair.
By NOAM IVRI
Israel’s security challenges are immense and the details of the defense budget must of necessity remain classified.