05.26.2016 | 18 Iyar, 5776
'World Health Organization condemnation of Israel is anti-Semitism,' says Lapid
Salafi group in Gaza claims overnight rocket launching at Israel
Knesset warns Arab MKs against Temple Mount visits during Ramadan
Israel forming civil defense units in preparation for possible conflict with Hezbollah
Public unaware that civil divorce unavailable in Israel poll finds
1998 Haifa killer convicted of manslaughter after 18-year hunt
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Poll: Almost half of Israeli Jews don't want Arabs teaching their kids
NGO asks High Court to unlock some of nuclear agency's secrecy
Knesset panel once again erupts into war over ‘NGO bill’
US says Israel's rightist coalition 'raises legitimate questions'
Will Liberman be a settlement builder or right-wing scapegoat?
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
HaClique’s music is still alive and kicking
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
Israel by the campfire: Hundreds of thousands participate in Lag Ba'Omer festivities
Column one: Liberman’s first challenge
Editor's notes: The remaking of Danny Danon
Know comment: The day after Abbas
Supporting the Wall
Egyptian Muslims attack Christians, strip woman naked over rumored affair
Male doctor helps Saudi woman deliver baby - and is then shot by husband
Iran has limited, indirect access to US dollars, Treasury official says
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
Self-described anti-Semitic German pastor resigns from interfaith position
German police investigate Britons' Nazi salute at death camp
Neo-Nazis salute ‘Aryan goddess’ Taylor Swift
French court orders suspect in 1980 synagogue bombing back to jail
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
Grapevine: Born in Jerusalem
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
This week in 60 seconds: The Green Prince takes New York
Tradition Today: Counting the days
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
Walking the food trail in Haifa
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
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
Naming Sheba Medical Center, an Oasis of Healing, Hope and Peace
Living with Doubt
This Week in Israeli History: IAF Established, 14,500 Ethiopian Jews Airlifted to Israel and Latrun
IDF official statement says no rockets were fired from Gaza into southern Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
A military source said that the possibility was being checked that interior fire within Egypt may have set off the rocket alert siren.
Last month, the Israeli military confirmed that at least four rockets fired by Palestinians in Gaza landed in communities near the border.
The rocket did not trigger warning sirens as its trajectory took it to an open area.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
PM speaks at cabinet meeting after a violent weekend in which Hamas fired four rockets into southern Israel.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
There were no reports of damage or injury in the attacks.
No injuries and no damage reported in explosion, with projectile falling in open territory.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
None hurt after rocket explodes in Eshkol region.
Iron Dome fires interceptor missile in the South during false alarm.
By BEN HARTMAN
There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
Palestinian sources say Israel Air Force struck two targets in northern Gaza after rocket intercepted over Ashkelon.
Israel does not want an escalation. Neither does Hamas. But each new rocket has the potential to send the situation spiraling out of control.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Military sources believe bullets were fired in stray cross-border fire.
The rocket was launched from the Strip but did not reach Israeli territory.
Muhammad Allan's health improves, but security cautions taken nonetheless
Gaza terror group issues warning as condition of prisoner Muhammad Allan worsens.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Only one of three projectiles landed in Israel, falling a kilometer away from the border, in the Kissufim area.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Gilad Sharon says his father's choice to disengage from Gaza saved hundreds of Israeli lives.
The wife of the prisoner rebuked the militant faction for only acting in the event that her husband dies.
The IDF was checking if spillover fire from the Syrian infighting caused the alarms and if any projectiles landed on the Israeli side of the border.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS,YAAKOV LAPPIN
The application of a final agreement would require the consent of all Palestinian factions at play.
The video concludes with the statement, “Open your eyes, terrorism rules Gaza.”
By HANNAH SARISOHN
Israeli report comes days ahead of UNHRC report which is expected to be the basis of any Palestinian war crimes case against Israel before the International Criminal Court.
By HERB KEINON,JPOST.COM STAFF
Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon gave orders to close all crossings between Israel and Gaza except for humanitarian purposes.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,HERB KEINON,JPOST.COM STAFF
The group that claimed responsibility for firing the rockets at Israel, calling itself the Omar Brigades, said the rocket fire on Wednesday was in retaliation for Hamas's killing of an Islamic state supporter a day earlier in Gaza.
On Wednesday Palestinians fired two rockets from Gaza into Israeli territory, hitting open fields near Sdot Negev, close to the town of Netivot.
Tuesday's rocket fire into Israel was a local decision made by a junior Islamic Jihad commander, but with the rehabilitation of Gaza stagnating, any small incident can ignite the situation.
Following the rocket attack, Hamas reportedly arrests terrorists responsible for rocket firing.
Hamas blames Israel for escalation, warns against "stupid actions"; Rivlin says he’d negotiate with terrorist group.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,LAHAV HARKOV
One rocket exploded near Gan Yavne, just east of Ashdod.
The updated map makes it easier for the public to understand rocket alert zones by creating less confusing geographical divisions.
Two soldiers were indicted for theft of NIS 2,420 and obstruction of justice of the investigation into the theft, while a third soldier was indicted for aiding and abetting the theft.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Marwan Issa told a gathering Gaza City that Hamas continues to manufacture rockets and forge alliances with whoever can assist its cause.
Six months on from Operation Protective Edge, insecurity, trauma and mourning linger in Gaza border communities.
Using ever-more accurate, hi-tech alerts that can provide warnings to specific neighborhoods, the IDF aspires to take some of the sting out of the massive rocket arsenals aimed at Israel.
The capture occurred on January 19, when the boat, carrying liquid fiberglass and three Gazan residents, was intercepted by the navy.
Hamas-affiliated website reports that Gaza man helped Israel find locations of Hamas figures, rockets.
Terrorism and Intelligence Center: Hamas looking to recover and broaden military infrastructure; Israel will encounter these capabilities in the next round.
The training was organized and held by members of Hamas’s armed wing, Izaddin al-Qassam.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The launches are used by Hamas arms designers to experiment with various projectile models
Defense minister: In north, Hezbollah remains deterred, and Free Syrian Army-linked groups are preventing radical Islamists from approaching our border.
Ya'alon: Hamas unable to smuggle in industrial weapons from Iran or Libya; Israeli deterrence is in place
The IAF strikes were precipitated by a Palestinian mortar that was launched from Gaza and landed in an open area in the Eshkol regional council.
Army Radio reports that defense establishment believes Salafi terror groups growing stronger in Gaza and challenging Hamas, likely to launch occasional "jihadi rocket fire."
According to the sources, Hamas denies that its operatives were behind the rocket fire.
In a wide-ranging interview with Vanity Fair magazine, the Hamas leader said Mohammed Deif was still alive.
Alarms send residents running for shelter in Eshkol Regional Council; IDF won't confirm report that rocket tests in Gaza set off the sirens.
Three sirens sounded in Ashkelon Regional Council and two in Sha'ar Hanegev, but army says it believes no rockets were fired from Gaza.
Prime minister says "it is clear to Hamas that we will not accept a drizzle of rockets."
By HERB KEINON
Tragerman family says Ban should address Hamas crimes after having announced that a UN committee would investigate "Israeli crimes" during Operation Protective Edge.
Army releases footage of strike on school compound in Shejaiya where terrorists had concealed a rocket launcher.
Hamas operates from heart of civilian population center, but melts away in face of ground offensive, Maj. S says.
PM says Operation Protective Edge will continue as long as necessary to achieve its goals; Ya'alon: Hamas trying to drag Israel into war of attrition.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Sirens warning of an attack blare in the Modi'in area, nearby Mateh Binyamin Regional Council in the West Bank; Gaza rockets also continue to pound the South.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
"Israel will pay a heavy price for the assassination of senior commanders," Hamas vows; one moderately hurt as projectile hits building.
Sami Abu Zuhri says Hamas not behind rockets that broke cease-fire and prompted IDF strikes; Hamas warns: If Netanyahu doesn't understand diplomatic language, we will force him to understand.
Peace Index poll finds that 58% of Israeli Jews think Israel should continue to fight until Hamas surrenders.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
The revelation that Hamas planned to topple Abbas in the West Bank, makes a long-term deal between Israel and Hamas through the PA difficult.
Defense Ministry orders passenger train travel near Gaza border halted after a security evaluation; bus operations in area to be increased.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,SHARON UDASIN
Pool-goers say if rockets start hitting Israel again, they will stop coming to the pool.
By SHARON UDASIN
War title would require greater compensation to civilians who suffered financial loss during Operation Protective Edge.
By JEREMY SHARON
Bennett says money given to pay salaries to Hamas employees will be used to fund more tunnels, rockets and terror.
Hamas has threatened to punish journalists who record Hamas firing rockets.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Tsahal met en place une nouvelle approche défensive le long de la frontière. Objectif : répondre rapidement à de futures attaques du Hamas
Un an après l’opération Bordure protectrice, ni Israël ni le Hamas n’ont intérêt à une reprise des hostilités. Mais tout n’est pas entre leurs mains
By JONATHAN SCHANZER,GRANT RUMLEY
Les Israéliens connaissent bien l’alerte rouge, celle qui les prévient de l’imminence d’une attaque à la roquette. Mais d’ici moins de deux ans, le système aura entièrement fait peau neuve. Quand la technologie se met au service de la défense des citoyens
The military is making "many efforts" since the end of Operation Protective Edge in 2014 to prolong the period of "quiet and normality, for as long as possible, in the area," Eisenkot says.
This rocket attack comes after heightened tensions in Jerusalem and several other rocket attacks were carried out by Hamas into Israeli territory.
Israeli-made goods that are manufactured in the Sderot and Gaza envelope region will be entitled to a 20 percent preference in the price criterion.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
The family was not opposed to the rehabilitation of Gaza, but wanted to put things in perspective.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
"All they did was throw four bombs at sand," Yisrael Beytenu chairman tells Army Radio.
In wake of Operation Protective Edge, Defense Ministry takes steps to protect Israel's youth.
Farmers complain they are not being compensated as Tax Authority and Agriculture Ministry not working together.
Hostilities with Hamas result in departure of Spanish coach before the league season has even begun.
By ALLON SINAI
Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elarabi said on Sunday that the dispute between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority was hindering efforts to reconstruct the Gaza Strip.
The preliminary inquiry could lead to charges against Palestinian and Israeli officials.
In an interview with The Huffington Post, the Nobel laureate said that such an investigation would be “good for both sides.”
Likely 2016 presidential candidate tells 'Atlantic' that Israel has right to respond to rockets; says anti-Semitism a factor in world scrutiny of Israel.
Liberman: “The only thing left to do is defeat Hamas, clean up the territory and get out as quickly as possible."
Netanyahu asks ICRC to help locate body parts of soldiers Oron Shaul and Hadar Goldin.
Commander of defense system over Tel Aviv area says despite recent war in South, principal focus of unit remains Lebanon.
Between 750-1000 Gazan casualties were terrorists, says IDF. Hamas, Islamic Jihad launched 3,356 rockets.
IDF prepares to destroy the last of Hamas's infiltration tunnels on Sunday; army source says "there is no decision to stop the operation."
YouTube video of Finnish reporter from Gaza's Shifa hospital goes viral, sparking journalist to turn to social media to lash out at news outlets.
Lawmakers reach agreement to pass measure after Senate Republicans previously blocked bid to fund missile defense.
Schabas has now suddenly resigned after the exposure of his consulting job with the PLO.
By GERALD STEINBERG
William Schabas resigned as head of the UNHRC inquiry into Israeli war crimes.
By JPost Editorial
Readers respond to The Jerusalem Post's latest articles.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The latest war left us safer but conversely more uncomfortable.
By LIAT COLLINS
We visited Israel for a month this summer. Yes, for that month. We spent more time in dark stairwells and dusty shelters than should be allowed by law in any country with a Mediterranean climate.
By DALIA ROSENFELD
It’s not easy or even possible for today’s journalists to tell the whole story, which means news consumers should be forewarned.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
By Jerusalem Post Readers
The truly dangerous press is the one which prostitutes itself.
By YISRAEL MEDAD,ELI POLLAK