03.30.2017 | 3 Nisan, 5777
UN looks for Trump foreign policy hints from tough-talking envoy
Arab states to UNESCO: Reject Israeli sovereignty over all of Jerusalem
Watch: Hamas threatens top Israeli officials over Gaza assassination
Arab leaders at summit endorse two-state solution
Tubi 60: The booze, the myth, the legend
Defeat for Chief Rabbi Yosef in High Court ruling on ‘Agunah from Safed’
'Political crisis that threatened Israeli coalition resolved'
Netanyahu: First new West Bank settlement in 25 years to be approved today
Israel to slash payments to UN, give money instead to supportive countries
Bill would cancel property–tax discount for foreign-funded NGOs
Israeli military exports rise to $6.5 billion
Italian fare with French flair
Seafood takes pride of place at Abrage
The Russia Ballet Theater will perform ‘Don Quixote’
Music and much more
Vigdorchik brings in sponsorship for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics
Amid floundering season, Maccabi Tel Aviv visits Barcelona
Beitar adopts no-tolerance policy on racism
Harush, Hemed suspended for criticism
Israeli bird-watching event raises NIS 254,000 to save black storks
Your Taxes: New Israel-Canada tax treaty
Tech Talk: EyeYon receives new financing
Violence strikes the health system again
Iodine-free salt create ‘national health problem’
Three children poisoned in Passover cleaning incidents
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Paraguay to replace ‘shackle-and-hoist’ kosher slaughter method
Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
This Normal Life: Transforming FOMO into JOMO
The Human Spirit: Hijacking feminism
In Plain Language: The power of one
Out There: ‘Hobbling on the highway, hidin’ from adventure’
'Syrian refugee numbers pass 5 million mark in Mideast'
US-Israeli activist raises funds for Syria via new taxi service
Arab world surprisingly mum on Modi visit to Israel
New PLO ambassador to US has high hopes for Trump era
Iran: Russia can use military bases 'on case by case basis'
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
The new tech tool helping to flag campus antisemitism
Ivanka Trump becomes unpaid White House employee
Bob Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Has traditional ‘shmura’ matza become an American food trend?
Minority Report: Lesser-told stories and personalities from the Israeli tech community
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
David Friedman sworn in as new US Ambassador to Israel
AIPAC to lobby against Trump foreign aid cuts
Report: Trump calls over UN settlements resolution likely intercepted
AIPAC renews focus on two-state solution, tries to shore up Democratic support
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
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of March 31, 2017
Grapevine: Italian film festival
Grapevine: Crossing the line
It’s something in the blood
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
JPost on Instagram
How Sarah Silverman's new show plans to take on politics
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Just A Thought: On Jewish memory
Meeting real Americans
A Bounty of Books
Hot off the Arab press
Foreign flavors at Mamilla Rooftop
Ready, set, go!
This week in Jerusalem
Two she-bears in Thailand
Hitting the notes, together
Time and tide wait only for artists
A life in film
זְהִירוּת! סִיגַרְיָה מְסוּכֶּנֶת
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Building Mitzpe Ilan, a Young Community on the Seam Line
KKL France’s 20th Walk for Water in Israel
Meeting on Water Sensitive Cities
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Sanders in a letter he handed Friedman after they met Wednesday also asked whether he thinks the tax-exempt status of groups that fundraise for settlers should be reviewed.
Video shows seven top Israeli officials through crosshairs of a sniper rifle.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Interior Ministry in Gaza said that while everyone is now permitted to return to the Strip, only certain groups can enter Israel.
By ADAM RASGON
It is the first time ever Hamas has closed the crossing since taking over Gaza in 2007; humanitarian cases are said to still be allowed to return to the Strip.
Hamas most probably will try to avenge the killing of Fuqaha – not directly from Gaza, but indirectly from the West Bank or Jerusalem – without leaving its own prints.
By YOSSI MELMAN
The deadly incident took place in front of Fukaha’s home in the Tel al-Hawa neighborhood in the southern half of Gaza City.
Incident comes after IDF completes large scale drill in the south simulating a war with Gaza.
The Shin Bet and police arrested Gaza resident Muhammad Murtaja, 39, in February.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JPOST.COM STAFF
It was not initially clear if a projectile had landed short of Israeli territory within the Palestinian enclave.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Incident comes day after Israel's Arrow missile defense system intercepted Syrian SAMs.
The strikes are in retaliation for a rocket that was launched into southern Israel Wednesday night.
Judge: Regardless of the case’s outcome, I share in your sorrow.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Israel holds Hamas responsible for all fire coming from the Gaza Strip.
The Gaza-born physician is asking for Israel to take responsibility for the killing of his family as well as compensation.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The closure, which began on Thursday night, will now extend until Monday at midnight.
No Israeli soldiers were harmed in the incident.
It is now apparent that the military wing is cementing itself as the dominant force of the movement, which has touted itself as an alternative to the PLO and the Palestinian Authority.
Maj. Gen Yoav Mordechai takes to Facebook to bash cooperation between terror groups.
Israeli jets and tanks retaliated to the shooting with strikes on three Hamas posts in the Strip.
It begins with the problem of the intelligence gap that the security establishment had regarding Hamas’s intentions.
"This is not a soccer match with winners and losers."
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Why did the defense establishment stonewall the security cabinet on certain aspects of the tunnel threat, such as the limited effectiveness of air strikes?
State comptroller report states that army was unprepared to deal with Gaza's underground threat.
The former senior minister says both sides did not want a confrontation.
Abera Mengistu's brother says the family will no longer remain silent.
By UDI SHAHAM
No injuries or damage were reported from the projectile that exploded in open territory in southern Israel.
Days earlier, the UN agency denied their employee was elected to the terror group's political leadership.
The Ronny system – set to be operational within three months – will warn soldiers of incoming projectiles.
Israel is keeping a watchful eye as Hamas and Egypt make a last-ditch attempt to improve relations.
By ZVI MAZEL
The Hamas Health Ministry said two people were killed in the incident.
Hamas and Israel both say they don’t want another war, but are ready for one.
The IDF is planning as if a war might break out at any time, though the military assumption is that Hamas is not looking for a confrontation with Israel in the near future,
The truth of the report is complicated, and the reality of the war even more so.
Leaked security cabinet transcripts reveal Bennett pushing for attack and Ya’alon urging caution
By JEREMY SHARON,HERB KEINON
Since Operation Protective Edge in 2014 thousands of residents have been living in caravans, apartment rentals and the extra bedrooms of friends and relatives.
The Shin Bet, COGAT and the Crossing Authority also conducted dozens of investigations that harmed the smugglers’ infrastructure.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
There were no immediate reports of injuries.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,JPOST.COM STAFF
The parents of IDF soldier Hadar Goldin, who perished in the 2014 Gaza conflict, met with the new US Ambassador to UN in the hopes that she will help promote the return of their son's body.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Israel has “taken measures to guarantee a nearly blanket exemption from its obligation under international law to pay compensation to Palestinians harmed by its security forces,” the report said.
'Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict' said successful lobbying by US and Israel kept it off the list in 2015.
‘Netanyahu and Ya’alon abandoned, concealed and whitewashed’
Bennett and Livni continue their battle over the Gaza War in how they saw State Comptroller Joseph Shapira's report.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The report cites major failings from the prime minister, defense establishment, security cabinet, and others which could have cost the country dearly.
IDF said it had "substantial information regarding majority of Hamas terror tunnels."
Winners and losers in Gaza-gate.
The 50-day war led to the deaths of 74 Israelis, some of whom were soldiers killed in surprise attacks from tunnels.
Comptroller report on Protective Edge due today.
Sha’ar Hanegev head says only way to solve tunnels is through combat.
The report is expected to criticize Netanyahu's handling of the security cabinet ahead of and during the 2014 operation in Gaza, especially regarding the issue of terror tunnels dug by Hamas.
Liberman says Israel has no intention of initiating any military action in Gaza, but urges Hamas to "take responsibility, impose order and calm down."
The State Comptroller’s Report is due out Tuesday and is widely expected to be critical of prime minister.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,GIL HOFFMAN
During their meeting, the Goldin family requested that Ambassador Haley assist in their efforts for the return of the bodies of their son and Sgt. Oron Shaul, also held in Gaza, for burial in Israel.
Goldfinches are considered a rare and highly sought-after animal in the Arab sector.
By SHARON UDASIN
Soldiers of the unit work around the clock to stop any terror infiltrations.
Parts of the report are due to remain classified for national security reasons.
Makor Rishon reported that it was the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) that asked to delay the vote.
Education minister says the pending release of the state comptroller's report will serve to shake up the country's security establishment.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JEREMY SHARON
Publication of report on Protective Edge to be voted on. • Two new cases open up against Netanyahu.
By JEREMY SHARON,UDI SHAHAM
Katz’s plan also calls for clarifying Israel’s construction policies beyond the Green Line to the new US administration that would allow for building throughout Jerusalem.
By HERB KEINON
Following his injury, Ben Ari was named a symbolic commander of the Elite Paratroopers Reconnaissance Unit.
Despite the failings pointed out by the State Comptroller’s report on the 2014 Gaza war, Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to emerge unscathed.
Abu Shaaban, a medical clown from central Gaza, was inspired to work as a medical clown after first receiving treatment in Israel as a cancer patient.
The ruling is the first such punishment handed down by the Palestinian judiciary in a narcotics case.
The PA, which dominates the West Bank, failed to convince Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, to hold elections in the coastal enclave.
Yahiya Sinwar, the newly elected Hamas chief, and Ismail Haniyeh, the outgoing Gaza chief, both declared that they will defend the Palestinian people and their cause on Monday.
Could a Palestinian state state comprised of Gaza and the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula become a real alternative? And what effect would it have on Israel?
By BEN LYNFIELD
Hardliner Yahya Sinwar was reportedly chosen to replace Ismail Haniyeh, who is expected to take the position of general Hamas leader in place of Khaled Mashal.
Egypt had insisted for years that the Rafah crossing - which it opens for a three-to-five day period about once every 40 days - would handle the passage of only people, not goods.
The new date for the elections comes four months after the PA postponed elections following disputes between the rival Fatah and Hamas parties over the legitimacy of courts in Gaza.
Haniyeh’s long stay in Qatar has prompted rumors that he is the favorite to succeed Hamas Politburo Chairman Khaled Mishaal.
NGO’s report describes territory’s blackouts, lack of cooking gas and fuel.
Most households have been receiving three to four hours of electricity a day, rather than the average of seven to eight hours they had been receiving over the past couple of years.
Gaza’s current electricity infrastructure has the ability to provide for only less than half of the strip’s electricity needs.
Israeli state courts have added terrorism charges to the indictment against the top World Vision Gaza manager who enabled Hamas to take over part of the organization's operations.
Online activists have called for protests in Gaza City on Wednesday and in Jabalia and Nuseirat refugee camps on Thursday.
The division between Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, and Fatah, which dominates the West Bank, has lasted for more than nine years. Will it soon come to an end?
Opening of Rafah crossing seen as "breakthrough."
Compared to the other conflicts and despite all suffering being unnecessary and tragic, the number of casualties is relatively low.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The Obama administration’s support for Hamas was not passive.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
I believe that eventually common sense will prevail and that the public will draw the necessary conclusions when it goes to the ballot box.
By AMIR PERETZ
I imagine some readers might react negatively to the mere idea, since I’m talking about Gaza and the United Nations, two contentious topics for many Jews both in Israel and the US.
By AHMED ALKHATIB
Israel needs an intelligent policy on Gaza that takes into account the fact that the people of Gaza will always be our neighbors, they are not going into the sea and they are not going to disappear.
By GERSHON BASKIN
Prime minister Ariel Sharon’s decision to disengage unilaterally and not as part of an agreement with the PA led directly to the election of Hamas.
While Hamas prepares for its next aggression, the people of Gaza are running out of hope.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Israel embodies the success of not just the nation-state, but of Western liberal democracy.
By DOUGLAS CARSWELL
Israel must celebrate more than its material achievements, and bear witness to something grander than the natural order.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Under current Israeli policy, families split between the Gaza Strip and the West Bank or Israel have little hope of family reunification, despite the short distance separating them.
By SHIFRA SERED
Hamas wants the best of both worlds; to be a fascist, antisemitic radical right-wing organization and have people running to whitewash it on the Left.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Those interested in shoring up stability and preserving any hope of reaching a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would do well to recognize Gaza’s isolation.
By TANIA HARY