02.19.2017 | 23 Shevat, 5777
A warning to Nasrallah: 'Israel will respond harshly to Hezbollah'
'For first time, Israel isn't the moderate Arab world's biggest threat'
Report: Netanyahu rejected peace plan proposed by Kerry at secret 2016 meeting
'Israeli threats to Lebanese sovereignty will meet appropriate response'
Rivlin quotes Kennedy: Friendship for Israel is not a partisan matter
Israeli-developed method aims to unlock potential for academic excellence
Five arrested on suspicion of elderly abuse
Female Druse news presenter makes history on Channel 1
Netanyahu leaves for Singapore, Australia, seeking to ‘open new markets’
Netanyahu: US sees option for normalized ties with our Arab neighbors
Former Mossad chief: Maybe Flynn was thrown under the bus to protect Trump
Austrian Film Week returns to Israeli theaters
Hotel Review: Enamored by the Inbal
Shalom and all that jazz
Yiddish ‘Menashe’ and Israeli classic ‘Avanti Popolo’ wow Berlin audiences
Yellow-and-blue aims to continue winning streak at Kiryat Gat
Maccabi TA off to winning start under Lito
Basketball: Maccabi captures 8th straight State Cup
Soccer: Race for 1st between Mac Tel Aviv, Hap Beersheba getting tighter
Health Ministry acts to prevent elder abuse in geriatric institutions
Bar-Ilan researchers worry about future of medical profession
Surgeon removes pen cap from boy’s lungs
Israeli, Palestinian researchers cooperate in disease study
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Honey of an idea
Trump in denial over rising American antisemitism
The future of Egyptian-Israeli relations: Cairo more committed to peace than normalization
February 19, 2017: Culture of pettiness
Time to safeguard democracies
Saudi Arabia, Israel present de facto united front against Iran
Saudi Arabia hosts its first-ever Comic Con
Zarif takes apparent shot at Israeli 'audacity,' says Iran will never develop nukes
'Blind sheik' convicted in 1993 World Trade bombing dies in US prison
Iran says Israel, not Tehran, biggest threat to global security
Why Trump can't keep his promise of no nuclear Iran 'ever'
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
'Iraq to oppose US travel curbs, to preserve alliance against ISIS'
'Investigations show Brussels airport bombers were obsessed with Israelis'
Ambassador Dermer to liaison with White House on Pollard
Top European rabbi: Synagogues no longer a safe haven
Agents of change
German party condemns BDS, compares movement to pre-WWII antisemitism
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
OurCrowd Global Investor Summit begins in Jerusalem
Tel Aviv launches Digi-Dog service for its 25,000 canines
Pence visits former Nazi concentration camp Dachau
Pence: Iran won’t have nuclear weapons to use against US or Israel
Trump's defense chief visits UAE in first Middle East trip
Report: Trump transition team attempted to block UN settlement resolution
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
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Grapevine: Balfour et al
This week in 60 seconds: When Benjamin met Donald
From JDC program participant to JDC professional
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
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Ace of face: Israeli-born tennis player ousted for hitting ump with ball
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
The People & The Book: Advancing with all
A traitor in Budapest
How would you like your grasshopper?
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
Color and food for thought
Returning to their land
Who are you, Tel Aviv marathoners?
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Ecumenical group ‘blind to facts’ in support of ‘Palestine’
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Planting and Marching Together to a Shared Future
Muslala Plaza Enlivens Jerusalem's Clal Commercial Center
Tu BiShvat Ceremony with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin
Are You Threatened?
The Recorded Deed to Jerusalem
Trump's Middle East policy takes shape
Bill Maher vs. Milo Yiannopoulos: Double Standards
The Ronny system – set to be operational within three months – will warn soldiers of incoming projectiles.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
By YOSSI MELMAN
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.
By ADAM RASGON
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
There were no reports of injury or damage in the incident.
Rouhani charges that the Palestinians should take advantage of allegations that Israel does not seek peace to wage violence against the Jewish state.
“We have contacts with the Israeli side regarding this matter and we are asking them to restore the permits and extend their duration to 24 hours, to make sure this problem does not recur.”
Egypt has flooded dozens of smuggling tunnels since last year.
It is unclear to what extent an armed force is obliged to check whether civilians are hiding in a tunnel before attacking it as a military target.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
In a bizarre way, ICC talking to Hamas could actually be to Israel’s advantage.
Shapira credits Bennett with raising the threat in cabinet.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Prosecutor says Gaza is occupied and east Jerusalem illegally annexed.
There are approximately 4000 fishermen in Gaza today, who rely on the fish they catch to make ends meet.
Abera was last seen in Israel on September 7, 2014, when soldiers saw him climb the fence into the Gaza Strip.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The decision will increase the coastal enclave’s fishing zone from six to nine nautical miles and will go into effect on November 1.
Since the end of the 2014 war, the Eshkol region has experienced a population growth of around 8%, as new families move to the area.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Among those reportedly crossing were MP's and other political figures as well as academics.
Bouab recounts that before Hamas came to power in Gaza he owned four textile factories in the Karni industrial zone, which provided 2,000 jobs.
By GLOBES/AMIRAM BARKAT
"Flotillas and activities that work to break the siege on Gaza will continue as long as the siege on our people in the Strip continues," stated the Joint List.
Salafists will escalate violence within 48 hours if its operatives aren't released.
By ZACK PYZER
Liberman: We don't seek adventures but won't tolerate rocket fire. Salafi jihadist Twitter account: Attacks on Israel will increase if Hamas does not release our members
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
“The takeover process was short and without casualties,” the IDF stated.
Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi: If there's no quiet in the South there shouldn't be quiet in Gaza either.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JEREMY SHARON
Israel has drawn up plans to protect Israel's southern communities from the terror tunnel threat over the past year.
Palestinians express mixed reactions on the passing of Israel's ninth president, who won the Nobel Peace Prize alongside Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin in 1994.
By ADAM RASGON,REUTERS
"The IDF will not permit any violation of its air space, and will act with determination against any such effort," the army stated.
The small fleet of 2 vessels was set to carry dozens of women with the aim of breaching Israel's naval blockade of the Strip, however police and a bad engine slowed them down.
By ARIK BENDER
The strikes came in response to a Gazan rocket that hit Israel.
"It is accepted by world norms, including the most difficult confrontations, that two sides exchange soldiers and dead at the end of the conflict."
By HAIM ISROVITCH/MAARIV ONLINE,YONATAN HILLELI
“The decision to suspend them is purely political. Basically, Hamas and Fatah have failed to overcome their differences, and we, the people, are stuck in the middle.”
The small fleet of 2 vessels is slated to carry dozens of women from various nations, including Israel, with the aim of breaching Israel's naval blockade of the Strip.
By ARIK BENDER,JPOST.COM STAFF
In a letter handed to contractors at a meeting in Gaza, the NGO said its bank accounts in Jerusalem had been frozen by Israeli authorities and it was no longer able to transfer money to Gaza.
The game, Liyla and the Shadows of War, has been downloaded over 100,000 times from the Google Play Store and is rated 4.7 out of 5.
By ASHER WEBER
The "smart" security barrier company's CEO says Trump's vow to build wall on US-Mexico may have helped with the major market gains.
The fact that the teacher Christoph Glanz “posed as a Jew shows he is fanatically dedicated to promoting his anti-Semitic agenda,” says Simon Wiesenthal Center's chief Nazi-hunter.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Deux ans après l’opération Bordure protectrice, la vie semble avoir repris son cours dans la bande de Gaza. Mais au-delà des apparences, les Gazaouis paraissent en proie à une véritable crise
By GRAHAM JAMISON
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.
By UDI SHAHAM
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.
The proposal includes tax benefits, municipal-tax discounts and various aid programs during the years 2017 and 2018.
By MICHAEL ZEFF
In the next war that all IDF scenarios attest will happen, the entire State of Israel could be on the front line.
Stephen and Rosalyn Flatow successfully sued Iran for nearly $250 million in damages for daughter’s 1995 murder near Gaza.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The $25 million will be accompanied by "robust oversight and reporting framework" to make sure the money is used for its stated purposes.
“An underground infiltration with tunnels going under an international border is a violation of Israeli sovereignty that none of your countries would tolerate at home.”
By LAHAV HARKOV
Despite no contact from Hamas the group slammed the ICC for ‘surrender’ to ‘Israeli occupation.’
The IDF states that it will not allow any ship to enter the Gaza Strip without going through regulated checks.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV
Composed of mostly Beduin soldiers, the Desert Reconnaissance Battalion uses unique tracking skills to prevent infiltration from Gaza and deal with other threats that arise.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
"My Oron, my son the hero, my brave warrior: since you left, my body has begun to betray me, I won't lie."
By DANIEL ALTMAN
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."
By BEN LYNFIELD
Gaza, to which Israel also limits the entry of goods and people, is facing a dire economic situation with unemployment at 42%.
Killing comes as Al-Sisi squares-off against the Muslim Brotherhood.
By JACOB WIRTSCHAFTER/THE MEDIA LINE
Life in the Strip is for the most part superficially back to normal two years on from the 2014 war, but that isn't the full story.
Gaza court convicts local woman of premeditated murder of husband.
On September 8 the Palestinian High Court suspended local elections that were to be held across the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
“The council cannot rely on facts and evidence found in press articles and information from the internet,” European Court of Justice advocate-general charges.
Remarks come day after US designated former Hamas interior minister Fathi Hammad as an international terrorist.
"I see the world through my son's eyes; his abduction has turned my life into a living hell." mother of kidnapped Gazan in Sinai says.
Most of Gazan's songs are about random topics such as cats, trousers and Palestinian politicians.
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.
By GERSHON BASKIN
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.
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
During Operation Protective Edge, Lt. Hadar Goldin, who was supposed to stand under the huppa with me one month later, was killed in action.
By EDNA SEROUSSI
Eleven years ago this month, Israel withdrew from Gaza and transferred the entire coastal territory to the Palestinian Authority (PA).
By KENNETH BANDLER