Netanyahu promises to ‘vigorously’ oppose Palestinian moves at UN
Court orders Ministry of Defense to recognize man as IDF widower
Cabinet oks 'price targeting' to lower housing costs
'Livni, Peres urged Kerry to stall Palestinian bid for statehood at UN'
Planting seeds for peace and health
'We have weak civil servants'
Health funds took in 9% more from supplementary health insurance in 2013
Ministry axes costly safe-sex video clip
Tech Talk: Haredim in hi-tech
Watch out! You are being followed in the supermarket
Jerusalem and Tel Aviv among 14 cities to receive Bloomberg grants
Israel's Energiya to build solar field in Georgia
Audience participation required
Dreidel challenge puts new spin on breaking a Guinness World Record
Jerusalem’s Bloomfield Science Museum lights up during Hanukka
Gentrified in Jaffa
Glushko and Sela triumph for second straight year
Kiryat Shmona battles back to winning ways
Big guns await Mac TA in Euroleague Top 16
FC Barcelona to cut ties with terror financier Qatar, Israeli TV reports
Police says evidence links IDF colonel to sex crimes against teen
Low-cost student dorms to be built in downtown Jerusalem
Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick to run in Likud primaries
Lapid warns Netanyahu would cancel Haredi-IDF legislation
Hardline national-religious rabbis come out in support of Yishai’s new party
Tekuma: The cult of Orit Struck?
MKs call for digital voting in next election
Price tag perpetrators sentenced to unprecedented 30 months in prison
PA begins campaign to amass support for Israeli withdrawal resolution
Netanyahu: Israel is under attack on two fronts at once
Hamas arrests global jihadis who fired rocket on Friday, defense minister says
MK Hanin Zoabi says office robbery in Nazareth was 'a political act'
Czech Jews protest invitation of Putin to Holocaust memorial
Jewish Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's son assaulted and robbed
A journey to Saskatchewan’s Jewish past
The Jewish roots of podcast sensation 'Serial'
PHOTO GALLERY: Jews, dignitaries worldwide mark third night of Hanukkah
Syria says Israeli drone downed in Kuneitra province
Price tag for Middle East chaos: $35 billion
Israel acknowledges upside of diplomacy with Iran, Obama says
Elevating US-Israel alliance, Obama hails his role
Iran's support for Syria tested by oil price drop
The modern-day miracle of Israel
FOR ZION'S SAKE: Europe doesn't care about dead Jews
Poll dancing and wishful thinking
REALITY CHECK: Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett’s vision for the future is truly disturbing
Letters to the editor: Dec. 21, 2014
The last war but one
Why Fitch’s A+ gets a D
A love song for Jerusalem, sung in two genders
Grapevine: An international ‘Marriage’
This Week in Jerusalem: Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
View from the hill
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Shabbat peace
Happily Eva After: The one in which I acted the turkey
Where the blind lead the sighted
Grapevine: Celebrating in sign
Campaign jockeying reveals growing cracks in haredi walls
Turkey and the Islamic State
Abandoning the diplomatic battlefield to our enemies
Ignoring strategic reality
A song for Kislev: 'Sea of Sheaves'
שְתִיקָתוֹ שֶל בָּרוּך
שָרִים מִקוֹל הַלֵב
The miraculous oil of the olive
‘The peace process is like rock and roll – it is never going to die’
A smiling survivor
La droite s'effrite
L'union fait la force
Hanin Zoabi persiste et signe
La conférence du JPost
L'Andalousie séfarade, sur le chemin du retour
La cuisine juive dans l'espace et le temps
Les bougies de Safed
Transmuer la terreur en lumière
Autopsie d'une fuite de pétrole
L’éléphant blanc de Tel-Aviv
La violence dans les communautés juives orthodoxes : venir à bout du tabou
Affaires de femmes ?
Comment Abbas tire avantage de la mort d’Abou Ein
Frappes en Syrie, Damas accuse Tsahal
Al-Sissi n’est pas Moubarak
Le temps joue en faveur de Téhéran
Ciblés parce que juifs
Procès Lee Zeitouni : suite et fin
Peu d’espoir pour Pollard
Le prochain bras de fer entre Israël et les Etats-Unis
WATCH: Jerusalem Latin Patriarch leads mass in Gaza ahead of Christmas
Christmas in the Holy Land: Pilgrims and the Virgin Mary
Government halts Christmas Day conversions in India
Jewish influence on Christmas music
Hijabs, kippot and Santa hats: The Haifa Festival of Festivals
The Moshav Movement Honors KKL-JNF
KKL-JNF at the Diplomatic Conference
New Bike Single in Lahav Forest in the Negev
40,000 Cranes at the Winter Bird Festival
Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Sharing and Learning - German Forestry Students Intern with KKL-JNF
Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
KKL-JNF Experts Visit China for Future Environmental Collaborations
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
Nigerian Forestry Delegation Sees KKL-JNF Desert Afforestation First-hand
In his Footsteps: Heritage Excursions in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin
JNF USA Doctors Mission Connects to a Healthy Israel
KKL Brazil Holds Annual Gala Dinner in São Paulo
JNF Toronto Negev Dinner 2014 Honors Dr. Max Glassman
Israel Today and Tomorrow: KKL France Mission Visits Israel
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
12.22.2014 | 30 Kislev, 5775
Until recently, those committing price tag attacks were often not even arrested or indicted.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
This is the first time the IDF has struck Gaza since this summer's conflict with Hamas. There are no reports of injuries.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
PM makes remarks at Hanukka candlelighting ceremony with IDF forces.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Duvdevan undercover elite unit had entered Kalandiya to arrest a wanted security suspect.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
All future terrorist funding cases could face ballooning fines.
UN body calls for swift investigation.
Alleged Palestinian attacked a six-person family with acid near Bethlehem; suspect neutralized.
The IDF’s Beduin trackers provide the ‘Post’ with a glimpse into their risk-fraught, life-saving missions.
Speaking at Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, head of the IDF Planning Directorate, Maj.-Gen. Nimrod Shefer expresses sorrow at death of Ziad Abu Ein, says no one should die while protesting.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Health Ministry says minister's fragile heart condition caused him to be more sensitive to stress.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,REUTERS
Abu Ein spent several years in Israeli prison for his role in a 1979 terrorist attack in Tiberias, then fled to the US.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Minister seen clutching his chest before collapsing; disturbances break out in Kalandia.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Abbas condemns death of Ziad Abu Ein as "barbaric assassination."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
An autopsy is expected to determine whether Ziad Abu Ein's death was the result of a heart attack or of IDF violence; PA leadership still could suspend security coordination with Israel.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Philip Luther says that Israel's actions were a collective punishment against the citizens of Gaza, "meant to destroy their already precarious livelihoods."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Steinitz reiterated that Israel has a policy of preventing “game-changing” and ultra-sophisticated weaponry from falling into the hands of terrorists.
By HERB KEINON,MAYA SHWAYDER
With the UN Schabas Report into the war coming out in March, the conflict over the legality of IDF actions and its investigations will continue for some time.
The High Court of Justice in July 2013 ordered the state to reopen an investigation into the shooting of the American activist during a 2009 protest against the security barrier.
Nine investigations of Operation Protective Edge incidents have already been closed. There are still 47 more cases at preliminary review stages and around 50 at the initial stages.
IDF says it has launched a pursuit of the vehicle involved in the incident.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN,BEN HARTMAN
IDF confirms that it fired on and hit two demonstrators in Kafr Qaddum.
Brig.-Gen. Rafi Peretz says: "Jerusalem is not mentioned in the Koran even once"; Representatives in his office say, "His words were taken out of context and do not reflect his stance on the matter."
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
No injuries reported, vehicle sustains damage.
Drone company commander tells ‘Post’ terror group will need years to rebuild.
Security forces investigating suspects, including seven Hamas operatives.
Driver confesses to being Hamas member, planning attack.
By BEN HARTMAN
“We are hearing vicious incitement against Israel from all sides, and it must not be allowed to continue,” says Rivlin.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Firing firecrackers at soldiers from a distance of 25-30 meters could constitute a life-threatening situation.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,YAAKOV LAPPIN
"We will not allow Hamas to build up its force through sea smuggling of weapons," senior IDF source tells 'Post.'
"There is a joint interest by Israel and Jordan to keep the area stable," IDF officer says.
Suspect told police that he wanted driver to lose control of the vehicle so it would flip over and cause more casualties.
Police say fighting likely to taper off in coming weeks.
Akram Juda is accused of significant responsibilities for electricity in Hamas' Gaza tunnel network as well as assembling engines for drilling underground passageways.
200 Palestinians riot in West Bank, southwest of Bethlehem.
Security source confirms relatives of Gush Etzion attacker arrested; Palestinian media reports that family members of Tel Aviv attacker also arrested.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
“I promise we will support you and we will act harshly against anyone who will harass you, and that Israel is a nation of laws,” Netanyahu said to the Christian audience in Nazareth.
By ARIEL COHEN
Father Gabriel Nadaf has long been a proponent of Israeli Christian citizens joining the IDF.
Coexistence organization: The Jewish state law is damaging relations between the State and the Arab minority.
By JEREMY SHARON
Senior officials, including President Rivlin, former president Peres to address annual conference in Jerusalem, which will tackle political and security issues.
By DAVID BRINN
Eisenkot sera le 21e chef d’état-major israélien. Il remplacera Benny Gantz en février
L’Agence de sécurité intérieure avait prévenu dès janvier 2014 que le Hamas se préparait à une guerre en juillet. L’armée dément. Quand le Shin Bet et Tsahal lavent leur linge sale en public...
By YOSSI MELMAN
Investigation to ensure inclusion of up-to-date info in licensing considerations.
By JERRY LEWIS
While there may be no indication of an imminent conflict, the Home Front Command is busy
with preparations nonetheless. Officials tell the ‘Post’ that area-specific alerts will soon be available.
Other board members from Argentina, US, Canada, and India.
By MAYA SHWAYDER, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT,REUTERS
The officer, who is 40, told the youth that he was only 37-years-old, and asked that he be referred to as “the officer.”
Officer died of breast cancer after periodic IDF health checks did not ask about prevalence of disease among family members; Lod Court rules in favor of family
Armed squads have recently become component in IDF's response program to terrorist infiltration; Sderot receives one too.
For the second time in three months, Israel has failed in tests of the Arrow anti-ballistic missile system.
Target missile tracked successfully, but second stage of trial cancelled by defense officials.
Netanyahu says that Eisenkot, who will replace outgoing Gantz in February, is the right man to lead the IDF at a time of great challenges.
By HERB KEINON,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Mohammed Bakri's controversial Jenin, Jenin ignited a firestorm upon its release 12 years ago due to the depiction of a massacre allegedly carried out by IDF troops during Operation Defensive Shield.
IDF looks into information security breach, in search of source of leak.
The brigade's exercise examined a wide range of responses to threats like kidnapping soldiers from hitchhiking posts.
Al Arabiya reports causalities in alleged IAF strikes, IDF remains mum.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
President Reuven Rivlin sends youngsters on a mission, in search of IDF heroes.
Lt.-Col. Patterson commanded the Jewish Legion which served with distinction in the Gallipoli and Palestine campaigns during World War I.
By HERB KEINON
Unit can target any wireless system, officer tells ‘Post.’
Zarka, who works out of the Tel Hashomer army headquarters, will soon run Safed’s Ziv Medical Center, not far from the village of Peki’in where he was raised.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
High Court to IDF: Investigation delay into killed Palestinian minor "not proper," should have wrapped up before shooters finished service.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,BEN HARTMAN
Attacker was taken to Jerusalem hospital.
Amid a sea of growing threats, Maj.-Gen. Eisenkot will bring a coolheaded professionalism to the job.
The new defense system, built to intercept short-range to medium-range rockets and missiles, has three times the coverage range of the Iron Dome.
Ya'alon: Israel and the IDF will in the coming years face the most complex security challenges in all sectors.
The current chief of staff, Lt.- Gen. Benny Gantz, is due to step down in February.
Dozens of IDF lone soldiers attend traditional Thanksgiving feast hosted by AJC in show of appreciation for the troops.
Swiss philanthropists to award sum to anyone who prevents acts of terrorism.
By GIL HOFFMAN
MK Yisrael Hasson (Kadima) wondered why the IDF even counts people who wear kippahs, asking if they also count redheads and people with mustaches.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Let Animals Live says the army has failed to provide vegan soldiers with food that matches their needs, even though the basic supplies are already available in military kitchens.
By SHARON UDASIN
The report says a large majority of American immigrants in the army serve in combat units.
The boy was treated by IDF soldiers on the scene and then taken by helicopter to the Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba.
Sources close to Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon say promotion of Gadi Eizenkot to IDF chief of staff is near.
Ya'alon stresses cooperation between bodies is vital for Israel's national security.
The argument revolved around the Shin Bet's claim that it had provided an early warning of Hamas's intention to carry out a terror attack that could lead to war prior to Operation Protective Edge.
All experts agree that the recent war in Gaza was the result of undesired escalation by both sides, which got out of control.
Netanyahu convenes heads of IDF, Shin Bet and orders them to settle their differences after military chief sends complaint.
By LAHAV HARKOV,JERUSALEM POST STAFF
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.
16 percent of soldiers drop out, many because of economic distress.
Security sources stress move is not a sign of an imminent escalation in security situation in Judea and Samaria.
Barak-8 is being jointly developed by India's Defense Research and Development Organization.
Author Israel Zamir (1929-2014) took on the mission of disseminating the unpublished works of his father, Isaac Bashevis Singer.
By DAVID STROMBERG
Israeli and Palestinian leaders have to show self-restraint and political courage to stop the wave of violence in Jerusalem from escalating.
The Nine Lives band is the balm that soothes its musicians’ souls – helping these disabled IDF veterans find their way back to normal life.
By YOAV SCHWARTZ,ASAF FINKELSTEIN
While isolated in its traditions and history, the Druse community prides itself on its contributions to Israeli society – but says as a minority group it faces many challenges.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
"I said to myself that Israel is my place, and I told myself that I had to stay and defend my country."
"Being away from home for so long, every day hearing that people I knew were injured or killed, including from my own regiment. That was very hard."
Former intelligence and special ops officer Ron Tira: "Israel needs a policy that is based on what is achievable, not one dictated by any particular ideology."
Security forces investigating whether incident was an attempted terror attack or an accident; police increase presence in capital amid tensions over PA minister's death.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,BEN HARTMAN
The threat of Islamic State has compelled Israel to foster unlikely alliances, or “frenemies,” IDF Planning Directorate head, Maj.-Gen. Nimrod Shefer tell Post’s Diplomatic Conference.
Avner Netanyahu, the youngest son of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, began his three-year mandatory army.
"Serving in the IDF is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Therefore, everything else can wait."
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The IDF's Gaza op ended in August, but the wounds remain. Part II of a series of interviews with combat soldiers.
The IDF's Gaza op ended in August, but the wounds remain. Part 1 of a series of interviews with combat soldiers.
One person’s menschlichkeit was a family’s miracle.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
We need to adopt the “The Torah’s Doctrine for Peace and Security,” and write chapter 329 of the Shulchan Aruch into the defense policy of the country.
By RABBI JOSEPH GERLITZKY
This is old politics at its worst, and a sad sign of where we’re headed – to the past instead of the future.
The Temple Mount may be the greatest example of a case where police are forced to deal with the fallout of political calculations of Israeli politicians.
Purveyors of terrorism should not benefit from medical tourism. Even in the strange world of November 2014.
By LIAT COLLINS