Initial report: Suspected shooting attack at Damascus Gate
PM: Time to expect some ties with Arab states to come out of the closet
US Jewish groups remember victims of Copenhagen Terror Attack
Settlers: Palestinians shot at home in Beit El settlement
Akim report: The experiences of the intellectually disabled
Adina Bar Shalom: Shas isn’t my father’s party anymore
Indictment: Man bludgeoned sister to death and torched her
Deal that could extend coalition's staying power denied
Syria rebel leader meets with Israeli deputy minister in the Knesset
Law and order: Cult-busting bill gets ministerial approval
Reported details emerge on aid package to Israel from Obama administration
Adam’s road to success
FESTIVAL REVIEW: Red Sea Jazz Festival Eilat
FROM THE BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL: Meryl Streep learns to give an award
Clooney, Coen brothers hailed at Berlinale int’l film festival opening
Hazan named interim coach for Croatia friendly
Beersheba continues to increase gap over Mac TA
Arbeitman, Hap Haifa aim to upset leader Beersheba
Commentary: Eye-opening and embarrassing experience
Turkish Jewry feels ‘safe and secure,’ says Conference of Presidents heads
Popular Russian paper derides Putin’s call for European Jews to flee to Russia
Lithuanian Jews call for government to publish list of Nazi collaborators
To ease assimilation of future olim, Bnei Akiva launches in Ethiopia
Hezbollah vows to 'slaughter Saudi forces' if they try to invade Iraq
Israel is skeptical of US plan for Syria fighting pause
New women's brigade established in Aleppo to halt regime's advance
Analysis: Israel unfazed, for now, by Iran’s Emad missile
Free Robert Levinson, Senate appeals to Iran in unanimous vote
Iranians mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic revolution holding 'Death to America, Israel' signs
Israel says 'always watching' Iran’s missile developments following announcement of missile upgrade
Pakistani army foils Islamist plot to spring free killers of Daniel Pearl
WATCH: New ISIS video shows child solider blowing up four alleged spies
Saudi Arabia prepared for ground war in Syria, military spokesman says
'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
Citi expects Israel to use negative interest rates
Health scan: Always-accessible medical information for Israeli travelers
Think in advance what could happen
On Valentine’s Day, Israeli flowers are smelling better than ever
Einstein’s Theory posited a century ago proved; original documents at Hebrew University
High-risk groups should be screened for hepatitis C and treated, Knesset told
E-waste recycling surpasses 2015 target
Green activists: Haifa pollution plan 'is like giving giving a bandaid to a cancer patient'
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
'Unique' Israeli bandage: The more you bleed, the quicker it works
Tel Aviv-based antifraud company Riskified raises $25 million
Change diapers, breastfeed baby, start a business
Ted Cruz campaign defends pastor who said God will send hunters for Jews
Bret Stephens: The next US president may not be pro-Israel
Analysis: New Hampshire - Revolution against status quo under way
Sanders may play down Judaism, but he played big role in Hannukah case
My lips are sealed: Swine flu curbs kissing in Lebanon on Valentine's Day
In Pictures: Timeless love captured in historical photos of Arab, British, Druze, Jewish weddings
Tunisian film 'Hedi' brings Arabic-language sex scenes to Berlin
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 12, 2016
Podcast: Monty Python and the Search for the Two-State Solution
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Alliance of shared values
REALITY CHECK: Olmert’s legacy
Israel and Syria
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
My birthplace is not my home
Holy work honored
Keeping the moneyball in her court
Holland’s forgotten Jews
God’s presence is you!
Fifteen characters in search of a better author
The perfect mystery
Playing with conditionals
Russian Air Force hits Aleppo hard
Gulf states take a bad rap on Syrian refugee issue
Chocolate treats, American South style
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Better to be buried than to burn
Desert oasis – at Kfar Hanokdim
Fresh and tasty: Jerusalem goes Mexican
Halftime in the Holy City ‘
All the colors of Estonia
Framing the refugees
The many faces of Roee Rosen
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יַלְדֵי בֵּית הָעֵץ
פִּיסוּל: כָּאן, עַכְשָיו וְהַנֶצַח
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The Grace of God
German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his fight against the Nazis
Why Orthodox Jews Tend to be Politically Conservative
After Scalia: A second African American Justice
Don’t blame the foreign media if Israel is a loser in the PR war of words
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Israeli and Diaspora Youth Bond over Trees in Maale Michmash
Planting Trees in Memory of the Carmel Disaster Victims
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
Senior Chinese Foresters Visit Israel
Prime Minister of Albania Plants 80th Tree in Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
Solar Panels Installed on KKL-JNF Offices' Roof in Jerusalem
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02.14.2016 | 5 Adar I, 5776
The most significant threat facing Israel today sits just a few meters from the soldiers of the Armored Brigade's 605th engineering battalion.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
According to assessments within the Israeli defense establishment, it would make little sense for Hezbollah to strike again.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Monday's incident on the northern border reflects the new reality in which Hezbollah is up to its neck in Syrian fighting.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Waiting for the storm to break: The Heights appear calm as tourists enjoy the end of summer holiday, amid warnings from Hezbollah.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Fires break out in the area as a result of the projectile fire; no injuries reported.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Dayan said that it is Israel’s duty to help them since it is in the country’s interest that southern Syria is dominated by an entity supportive of Israel and not jihadist groups.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
"This is not our way" said the leader of Druse community in Israel, while a Druse MK claimed that his community would not "attack or harm even a fly."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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
Israel Radio cited Syrian rebel sources as reporting Tuesday that some opposition forces had taken over several hills near Mount Hermon on the Golan Heights.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,LAHAV HARKOV
The 46th Armored Battalion completes war training in Golan Heights, Jordan Valley
If conflict were to break out, artillery units will have to accompany maneuvering forces over the border rather than provide supporting fire, as they did last summer.
Israel is tracking the events beyond the border, but IDF refuses to respond to foreign reports it has reinforced its presence in the area.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA,KARINE ROZKOVSKY
Kuwaiti daily quotes Western diplomatic source as saying IDF struck targets in Qalamun Mountain region to prevent a plan that aimed to draw Israel into a war with Syria.
Officer was part of force attempting to evacuate a bulldozer that was stuck; IDF does not return fire following the incident.
By BEN HARTMAN,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
"The goal is to prepare for a transition from one front to another, and from routine to emergency," a senior source in the 7th Armored Brigade says.
The offensive now under way is unlikely to fundamentally alter the picture on the southern front – where Israel’s goal is to keep both the Iranians and Islamic State as far away as possible.
By JONATHAN SPYER
A senior security source said Hezbollah was behind Tuesday's rocket attacks.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Security sources say Hezbollah behind attack; Iran tells US that Israel crossed red line, vows response
The frontier between Israel and Syria has been administered by the United Nations since 1974, a year after the last war between them.
Lebanese MP asserts that Israel has been trying to establish strategic links with rebel factions fighting the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Contradicting speculations that alleged Israeli strike was politically timed, Yaakov Peri says attack too significant for cynical exploitation.
Jet was 800 meters into Israeli air space when the IAF took the decision to shoot it down, a senior air force official says.
UN representative says Israel, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey supporting terrorist groups in order to create a “buffer zone” in the Golan.
Although war is unlikely now, small incidents can quickly escalate, officer warns; IDF will defeat Hezbollah, but conflict could drag out for as long as four months, he says.
Small arms fire originates from battles between Assad regime and rebels near the Israeli border; IDF says it is investigating the circumstances of the incident.
The IDF said the mortar was most likely accidental fallout from the Syrian civil war.
Islamist fighters overran a crossing point in the line that has separated Israelis from Syrians in the Golan Heights since 1973.
Following a permit discrepancy and backlash from environmental groups, drilling will continue to see if commercially-viable liquid oil is underneath the Golan Heights.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Afek Oil: Drilling is occurring without environmental damage, according to requirements.
By SHARON UDASIN
Since February, Afek has completed drilling at two sites and nearly finished work at a third.
Afek Oil and Gas say findings have so far revealed a ‘very robust oil-bearing strata’
Preliminary results from the company's Ness-3 at which initial analyses indicate the presence of hydrocarbons in the vertical drilling sections.
Comprehensive scientific evaluations required to determine whether the hydrocarbons indicate oil, gas, condensate or none of the above.
Même si la situation au Nord est compliquée par l’implication de plusieurs acteurs hostiles à l’Etat hébreu, Israël aurait intérêt à éviter l’escalade des violences
By NACHMAN SHAI
La tension monte à la frontière Nord, après la mort de six agents du Hezbollah et six gardiens de la Révolution dans le Golan syrien
Les propriétaires des vergers et vignobles des hauteurs du Golan craignent de voir les villes et villages de la région vivre bientôt la même situation que ceux des abords de Gaza
By NOAM AMIR
Avec l’Etat islamique qui progresse résolument, Israël pourrait bien se retrouver dans le camp de l’Iran sur au moins un front moyen-oriental
The farmers produce around 40,000 tons of apples per year and 3,000 tons of cherries.
Site open to visitors, not yet to skiers.
By YONATAN HILLELI
Winter wonderland, here I come.
By SIVAN AZULAY
Russian airstrikes could send ISIS forces towards Israel; Syrian regime could also retake areas near the border.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,BEN HARTMAN
Boutique winery prints Israeli flag on tops of bottles set for export to Europe.
For second time in two days apparent errant fire from civil war in Syria lands in Israeli territory.
For second time in two days apparent stray rocket fire from civil war in Syria lands in Israeli territory.
Drill held on Wednesday required more than 10 of IAF’s Yasur transport helicopters.
The defendants, 48-year-old Bashira Mahmoud and 21-year-old Amal Abu Salah, can be seen in video of the attack beating and stoning one of the wounded Syrian men.
By BEN HARTMAN
The detonations were carried out by IEOD, an Israeli firm that won the tender issued by the Defense Ministry.
Druse living under Israeli rule in the Golan Heights believe that some of the Syrians being treated at Israeli hospitals are Nusra Front gunmen.
Education Minister Naftali Bennett spoke at the Herzliya Conference on Sunday afternoon.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
In the clip, the tank is seen tilting on its side as it descends on a steep incline before finally landing on its turret. Nobody was injured as a result of the accident.
Emergency teams treat the injured on the scene before evacuating them to Rambam Hospital in Haifa.
The soldier, who serves in an infantry combat unit, will be charged by an IDF tribunal with passing secret information and harming national security.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
According to the Jewish Agency, there are about 20 Jews living in the Syrian capital of Damascus.
Installation of overhead power lines in the area pose a serious threat to the Hula Valley, which has become an international beacon for ecotourism
The project involves three years of exploration for conventional oil, north of Nahal El Al near Moshav Natur, a former kibbutz on the southern Golan Heights.
As many as 100,000 landmines laid during the 1950s and 1960s are estimated to be found in the Golan Heights; officer's condition unknown.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
13% of respondents say they were "definitely sure" the upcoming Israeli election was considered when authorizing the attack.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The American government has also barred its employees from riding the bus in light of Wednesday's stabbing attack in Tel Aviv.
Foreign media reports move is in light of possible retaliation for purported Israeli strike that killed Hezbollah members, Iranian soldiers.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Project being conducted by Afek Oil and Gas, involves three years of exploration for conventional oil using up to 10 wells.
The absence of an order meant that the NGO did not have a total victory over Ofek in a petition, which had demanded fully revoking the drilling licenses they were granted.
Commander of Tamuz missile company provided precision-guided fire during Gaza war.
IDF says no military response to latest apparent incident of fallout from fighting in Syrian civil war.
Pilot rejected because fundamentally flawed; no answers to uncertainties that required improved knowledge, understanding.
Overseeing committee says exploratory drilling would not involve any fracking, production of oil that is not in liquid form.
A strike against Hezbollah on the Golan might prove to have been a miscalculation.
The lion’s share of the kibbutz’s income is from agriculture and the beef industry.
By MEITAL SHARABI
This forest area in the northern Golan Heights is a pleasant place to take a walk with the whole family.
Israel may be the land of milk and honey, but the olive harvest is a perfect time to see how the favorite snack is picked and preserved.
Fleeing to the North (but not too far North) is the thing to do for those looking for some postwar escapism.
By NOA AMOUYAL
The high region that ascends from the eastern side of the lake is the southern part of the Golan Heights, but what most people usually miss is exploring the treasures on this lovely plateau.
By ITSIK MAROM
Meet chef Guy Ben-Simhon, who grew up in the restaurant industry and, together with his wife, founded charming French bistro and tzimmer Villa Vi.
By MIRIAM KRESH
"As we commemorate Kuntar, we must revive the spirit of sacrifice," Hezbollah leader says.
Fred Hof, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's special representative on Syria, writes in 'Politico' that in early 2011 it seemed possible to pull Syria out of Iran's orbit.
By HERB KEINON
IDF strikes in response to stray cross-border fire by the Syrian military due to internal battles raging with rebels on the Syrian side of the border.
The IDF says it had retaliated against rockets that hit an Israeli village near the Lebanese border on Thursday afternoon, setting off fires but causing no casualties.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Spokesman for Revolutionary Command Council in Quneitra and Golan details struggle of rebels near Israeli border.
Israel hospital treating peacekeeping forces injured from apparent stray fire from Syrian civil war.
An encounter in March allegedly left al-Baghdadi mortally wounded, allowing Abdul Rahman al-Sheijlar, also called Abu Ala Afri to succeed him.
Several northern residents were allegedly transferring information about IDF movements along the Syrian border.
State Department warns against escalation of situation after IAF strike in retaliation for rockets launch into Golan from Syria.
The new documents show that Israel has been doing more than simply treating wounded Syrian civilians in hospitals.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
In a four-minute video clip which was posted on the Internet by the rebels, Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in a building in Quneitra, just near the boundary between Syria and Israel.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
The aircraft may have mistaken the grain storage areas for an Islamic State base, says the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Sources close to the Shi’ite terrorist group say the organization is increasingly worried about infiltration by armed fighters from Syria
Ya'alon says jet "approached Israeli territory in the Golan Heights in a threatening manner, and even crossed the border"; Syria describes the incident as an Israeli "act of aggression."
A UN source told CNN that the troops, who were seen crossing into the Israeli-controlled portion of the plateau, were being pulled out for their safety.
Rami Abdul Rahman, who heads the organization, said Assad's regime has lost control of nearly 80 percent of the villages and towns near the crossing, as rebels have managed to seize most of the area.
Syrian opposition forces operating near Israel border tell Israeli TV there will be "all-out war" against radical Islamist group in southern Syria without US ground invasion.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
Al Nusra front rebels relayed the message to UN, says Brigadier General Mosese Tikoitoga; group was kidnapped last month from Golan Heights' UN-patrolled demilitarized zone
Al-Nusra is demanding a series of conditions in order to release the captive UNDOF troops, including the group's removal from the UN's list of global terror organizations.
Islamic State is not present in Quneitra, and isn't deployed within 50 kilometers of the Israeli border.
No one knows who built it - some think it might have been a nomadic civilization that settled the area. Or, there could be an astrological significance.
Journey included hearing personal accounts of conflict from IDF veterans.
Start the year with a glass of sweet wine
By ADAM MONTEFIORE
Last week, two “projectiles” landed in the Golan Heights.
By BRIAN SCHRAUGER