'How Iran duped the West' - Israeli embassy produces mock 'New York Times' front page from future
US hails Israeli decision to connect Palestinian town to water grid
Italian parliament approves symbolic recognition of Palestine
Analysis: Netanyahu climbs a tree, Obama happy to see him fall
Tel Aviv marathon cancelled midway due to heat after 75 runners injured
A week before holiday, Purim accidents already sending kids to hospitals
Hebrew University develops ‘breakthough’ method to suppress malaria parasite’s harmful genes
First-ever Health Ministry survey shows patient treatment highly satisfactory across Israel
Israel, Jordan sign historic plan to save Dead Sea
Israeli, Jordanian officials signing historic agreement on water trade
Israeli scientists help you quit smoking while you sleep
The IDF is prepared for an 'alien invasion'
Opera review: Kalman
Leonard Nimoy, known as Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83
Israel's contemporary art - quality work that's also a sound investment
Afghan Whigs conquer Tel Aviv
Fresh faces set to step up for Israel’s Davis Cup tie in Romania
Maccabi Tel Aviv aims to bookend month with win
Hap Jerusalem rebounds from cup loss with league win
Pivotal home test for yellow-and-blue against Panathinaikos
Netanyahu at Western Wall: I respect Obama, but it's my duty to ensure Israel's security
Police arrest youths for stoning, badly wounding two homeless men
Israel asks US for extra missile defense funds, report says
Herzog, Livni met by calls of 'You have blood on your hands' at campaign event in Arab area
WATCH: Michael Oren channels President Frank Underwood in latest Kulanu campaign ad
Netanyahu: Congress speech is not illegitimate because American public supports Israel
Israel politics: Platforms for the politically perplexed
Israeli party leaders butt heads in televised debate
PLO offers qualified praise for Italian parliament vote on Palestine
With Gaza war in rear-view mirror, Southern residents brace for another round
IDF thwarts stabbing attempt in West Bank
'Rebuilding Gaza Strip could take a century if Israel keeps blockade'
Israeli security forces uncover two Palestinian terror cells in West Bank
Pastrami on rye on film
Jewish student's credibility questioned by UCLA student government due to her background
Katy Perry visits Auschwitz, says experience left her with 'heavy heart'
A kosher (medical) high
Federation newspapers pose challenge for Jewish journalism, AJPA head says
Iran dismisses Netanyahu attempts to prevent emerging Iran deal as 'fruitless'
Iraq says to track down antiquities after Islamic State museum rampage
Egypt court lists Hamas as terrorist organization, sentences Brotherhood leader to life
For $25, wannabe ISIS militants cross from Turkey into Syria
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03.01.2015 | 10 Adar, 5775
Defense Minister held an evaluation meeting with Central Command senior officers
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
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.
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.
The army’s top officer told Knesset members that the economic realities have forced the military to adjust accordingly.
By LAHAV HARKOV,YAAKOV LAPPIN
IDF chief expresses concern for ability of army to remain prepared amid changing threats in the face of defense cuts.
Structures were demolished to make way for the tallest office building in Israel and a future light rail station.
Some 1,000 American soldiers arrive in Israel for biennial exercise due to start on Sunday morning; armies to test joint abilities to respond to projectile attacks.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
As compensation, Israeli defense system manufacturer may get a production role in developing US arms sale to Warsaw.
V.-Adm. Eliezer Marom says that offshore rigs are subject to threats from international terrorists, and that cooperating would heighten security.
Phenomenon of Israeli Arabs traveling to Syria poses high risks for security, intelligence agency warns.
New unmanned system could be applied to Israel's border patrol duties and forward combat engineering missions.
A senior naval source tells Post planned upgrade is part of an overall strategic vision in which the navy plays a growing role in the IDF’s warfare capabilities.
Woman has three daughters in car, including 1-year-old baby; admits to trying to smuggle men into Israel for money.
System identifies and tracks the sources of surrounding signals, such as power, radio broadcasts, or geo-location communications.
Device will map out bunkers, provide engineering troops with a precise picture of target; tender is part of plan to increase number of unmanned platforms.
Danon says his only regret was that he did not resign before the prime minister got a chance to fire him.
By GIL HOFFMAN
US secretary of defense to meet with Ya’alon, discuss the Iranian nuclear program and Israeli-American military cooperation.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,REUTERS
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
Deux nouveaux livres révèlent certains des succès et des échecs de l’agence d’espionnage israélienne. Un brin de lumière sur les hommes de l’ombre
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
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.
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.
By BEN HARTMAN
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.
By NIV ELIS
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
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
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.
Defense minister says finance ministry "does not meet written agreements, and does not carry out government decisions, and laws."
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.