In bill referred to as the 'Bibi Bill,' term limit proposed for PM
'Netanyahu says in closed-door meeting that Israel may sever ties with UNHRC'
Ya'alon: Israel sees Iran as main problem in region, US views it as part of solution
'Chance for Palestinian statehood, like flotilla, has sunk to the depths'
Israeli films at the heart of the Jerusalem Film Fest
Roll over ELO and tell Jeff Lynne the news
Mariah Carey, boyfriend dine with Netanyahus during 'spiritual' Israel visit
German films are a highlight of children’s film fest in Tel Aviv
Israel delegation to return from Baku to hero’s welcome
Jerusalem set to discover Euroleague fate
Hoops: Back home but can’t wait for next season
Jerusalem determined to build on maiden championship
Three hurt after shots fired in possible West Bank terrorist attack
Coalition struggles to get votes to move gas deal forward
Gaza-bound flotilla boat docks in Ashdod after interception by Israel
Military Police arrest machine-gun toting Palestinian teen, thwarting possible terrorist attack
'Americans never presented Israel with full security plan for West Bank withdrawal'
Muslim man arrested on Temple Mount for throwing rocks, shoes at Jewish visitors
Members of UNHRC ‘don’t care about human rights,’ say protestors in Geneva
New, $11m. Jewish center to be built in Paris despite record emigration
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Report: Jews removed from Dutch royals’ classroom in 1950s
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Report: US intel community concerned about last resort chemical attack by Syria's Assad
Iranian report: Injured Yemenis contracted AIDS, Hepatitis from Saudi aid
PA’s Abbas gives Hamas Tuesday deadline to join unity government
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Health Ministry says it has not encountered widespread homophobia in health system
Hi-tech buzz: Technion computer students build a bartender robot
Star of David with 'Life' inside threatens life of toddler when swallowed
Israel-based organization offers prize for ALS research
Southern Israel feels effects of 5.1-magnitude earthquake that hit Sinai
Gas decision is the right solution for all citizens of Israel, PM says
Israel Security Cabinet deems gas issue of ‘national security,’ allowing deal to advance
Opposition leader Herzog demands that gas issue be discussed in Knesset
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ISA: 30% of companies on TASE wish to delist
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Israel-Palestine: French recipe lacks ingredients
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06.30.2015 | 13 Tammuz, 5775
After visiting Israel and participating in a variety of programs and educational experiences, Sam is fulfilling his dream of making Aliyah and serving in the IDF
By NEFESH B NEFESH
Israel must take on the unpleasant role of threatening to activate the military option if Iran breaks through to the nuclear weapons stage.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The IDF Widows and Orphans Organization was established in 1991; it works with more than 8,000 widows and orphans of the Israeli security forces.
By ZUR THON
Soroka University Medical Center received 55 severely wounded officers and soldiers during last summer's 50-day war with Gaza.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Some of the sharpest and most painful images of last summer's Gaza war took place at Soroka University Medical Center.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The ‘Post’ joins the high-risk Kometz unit for a nighttime repair of the life-saving Gaza electronic border fence.
The initiative by MK Yoav Kisch (Likud), an IAF pilot, was a response to the UN’s report on Operation Protective Edge, which claimed that the IDF committed war crimes.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Facebookers are declaring their love and support for the IDF in light of the UN Human Rights Council commission of inquiry's report on Operation Protective Edge.
By RO YEGER
IDF Soldiers' Complaints Commissioner releases annual report, criticizes physical and verbal abuse of soldiers by their commanders.
Bullet points of key issues in the 200-page United Nations Human Rights Council commission of inquiry on last summer's conflict between Israel and Hamas.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Detention is not about danger but about general deterrence – or as B’Tselem would define it: collective punishment.
The overwhelming rule now, the report maintains, is for Palestinians to be detained until the end of their trial – the opposite of what Atzmon said should be happening.
The unsettling footage shows individuals provoking soldiers as swarms of press photographers follow the group.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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 IDF has the capacity to defeat Hezbollah and to bring about a real change in the strategic balance in the north.
By SHAUL SHAY
Foreign Ministry’s robust report on the 2014 Gaza war was meant to strike hard and deep at the United Nations Human Rights Council report.
Kfir infantry brigade commander Col. Asher Ben Lulu says that the decision to arrest the man, who seized a commander's gun, was right, but the way in which the arrest occurred was wrong.
Incident occurs during IDF operation northeast of Ramallah.
Security officials decided last week to deploy air defense system batteries in Ashdod, Netivot, Ashkelon and Beersheba.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Video footage emerges Saturday, purporting to show violent confrontation between Israeli forces and unarmed Palestinian man.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Decision to close case could have far-reaching consequences for the IDF legally and diplomatically.
The asymmetric warfare challenge to the IDF’s 2009 conflict in Gaza was ‘peanuts’ compared to the 2014 fighting – and the subsequent perception of a ‘low’ body count of 67 dead soldiers.
Projectile lands in Palestinian territory, IDF sources say after alert sirens sound in Asheklon and nearby region in light of failed launching.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
United Nations secretary-general criticizes Israel over impact on children of last summer's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza.
By REUTERS,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Hamas currently stands to lose the most from a new escalation, is making arrests of Salafi-jihadis who are firing rockets at Israel.
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 46th Armored Battalion completes war training in Golan Heights, Jordan Valley
Like Israel, Gulf Arab Sunni states are also concerned about a possible deal between the major powers and Tehran.
The law of armed conflict would have prohibited Gaza fighters from firing at soldiers from a civilian location such as a pharmacy.
New tunnel detection system, radars for short-range projectiles being installed in southern Israel; In Gaza, Hamas digging deeper tunnels, watches IDF's border movements.
Gold says unchecked figures from UN officials are an example of assertions that cannot be verified.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Venomous serpent found bound to cement barrier used for riot control forces to take shelter.
Report lists countries where serious violations against children's rights have occurred.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
The Israeli Air Force attacked four targets in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday morning which the IDF said were part of terror infrastructure.
IDF: Hamas is "responsible for everything that occurs in the territory."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,LAHAV HARKOV
In a statement, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center said IDF soldiers, accompanied by a bulldozer, arrived during the early morning hours on Tuesday.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
first major statement by a high ranking IDF official since ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda
Customs, Shin Bet: Package was part of Hamas attempt to build up naval attack force.
During the 50-day war with Gaza, Soroka treated most of the wounded IDF soldiers; a total of 1,263 civilian and military wounded were treated.
Health Ministry nixes press conference to mark World No-Tobacco Day today, but releases report.
“Disinformation and the political ideology of hatred are being directed against the Jewish state," say 10 members of Swiss parliament.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
IDF debates injecting legal advisers into attack cells, and other legal changes following last summer’s Gaza war.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Incorporating the lessons of last summer’s 50-day war, reservists are undergoing intensive battle drills.
"This is a really big one," owner of handicrafts shop in Kathmandu says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
The IDF's Transportation Center ensures the military has ammunition, food, armored vehicles, missiles, weapons, spare parts and fuel.
"The quicker we get involved, the better the prognosis."
Some 3,000 soldiers took part in the search during the more than eight hours that Asraf was feared missing.
By BEN HARTMAN,GIL HOFFMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Syrian state media praise assault that killed one of the "insurgents."
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
Gal-On: despicable trick to silence voices of those who don't align with government.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Captain (res.) Dor Matot, who fought last summer in Shejaiya, responds to the UNHRC report and explains "humanitarian considerations in Gaza cost us in blood."
By CAPTAIN (RES.) DOR MATOT
Defense minister blasts UNHRC as "biased and hypocritical body"; slams report on 2014 Gaza war as "distorted."
Education minister blasts inquiry report on last summer's conflict between Israel and Hamas.
The IDF has refocused on the goal of training ground forces, in line with a directive issued by Chief of Staff Lt.- Gen. Gadi Eisenkot.
Security sources unperturbed by Palestinian Islamic Jihad threat to violate truce if Israel Navy stops flotilla
Source: Field is now so critical that every operational order must relate to it
Ahead of UNHRC report on last summer's conflict, defense minister takes stand in defense of IDF conduct.
By ARIK BENDER
"The 50th anniversary commemorates and reflects on the relationship between Germany and Israel, and it’s not the time to demonize Israel in a one-sided manner.”
Event to take place against the background of world-wide decreases in defense-related spending in most regions, which has also affected Israeli exports.
The prestigious awards – the highest for defense accomplishments – were bestowed on Tuesday night, mostly to classified programs.
Eisenkot tells visiting US military chief: Your personal commitment to our security has inspired us.
Bayit Yehudi MK Yinon Magal makes call after 'Post' columnist accused former officials of refusing orders from PM to strike Iran in 2010.
Maneuver comes following a spate of recent rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip.
Army says heavy military traffic, movement of army units will be noticeable in area.
Government set targets for the interim years before full implementation is set to take effect for the military enlistment year of June 2014 to June 2015.
By JEREMY SHARON
Four Hamas men amongst those arrested.
Approximately two weeks ago, a group of haredi IDF soldiers and officers submitted complaints to the police about the so-called “Hardak” campaign against haredi soldiers.
"The ability of the enemy to include Jerusalem as a target has already happened; Now, we have to ask what we do if it happens again."
The IDF stated that the soldier's actions were not in keeping with the army's expectations of cadets in its officer's course.
Less than three weeks has passed since the highly successful IDF field hospital team returned from saving lives and limbs in Nepal. The sights and sounds still remain with them.
Military set to relinquish year-long seizure of Od Yosef Chai yeshiva in the West Bank.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Sirens to be sounded at 11:05 a.m. and 7:05 p.m. across the country.
The army clarified that the paratroopers were not disciplined for the content of the video.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
"All they did was throw four bombs at sand," Yisrael Beytenu chairman tells Army Radio.
The program, entitled "safe distance," will provide an evacuation plan for all communities within a seven-kilometer radius of the Gaza Strip.
The grounds for closing the case are crucial as they could impact a push by Mandelblit to succeed Weinstein as attorney-general.
Lt. Hadar Goldin was killed in action in Gaza during Operation Preventive Edge last summer.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Salah Tarif, former Israeli minister, paratroopers officer, expresses support for IDF's move.
Display includes photographs, stories of all 182 IDF soldiers who fell in the capital during 1967 Six Day War.
Unit completes maneuvers simulating conflict with Hezbollah; "On modern battlefields, we have to maneuver faster," officers tell ‘Post.'
As 20 soldiers stood on a stage at a ceremony at the Kirya military headquarters to be honored as outstanding lone soldiers, their mothers walked up behind them hugging them.
By BENJAMIN GLATT
Col. Yair Ben-Ezra to ‘Post’: The history of our sector shows that even when things look quiet, we must always be ready for any scenario.
IAF campaign planning reservist tells Post about his security formula for navigating a post Skyes-Picot Middle East.
"I know that you are always prepared for the next mission wherever it may be and according to the news, that chance may be upon us," PM says.
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
Mekonen: From the fields of Ethiopia to IDF combat, on his path and the future of the Jewish state.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
Judith Yovel Recanati estimates that 10% of Israelis suffer from PTSD as a result of war and terrorism.
By PAMELA PELED
Senior defense sources discuss the implications of recent losses suffered by the Assad regime.
Israeli Arab veteran of IDF creates pro-Israel Facebook page that has attracted messages of peace and love from the most unlikely of places.
Israeli entertainment TV show Tzinor Layla revealed the steamy footage on Tuesday evening.
By MAARIV ONLINE
As my second son is set to join the armed forces next month, I realize – again – that it is indeed important to be careful what you wish for.
By HERB KEINON
Already, a strong report issued by NGO Monitor explores some of the many war crimes perpetrated by Hamas, which caused most of the civilian deaths in Gaza.
By JOEL H. GOLOVENSKY
"I have been placed on a terrorist death list,” Kemp told an audience.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Today, there are a small group of Jews and Israelis who maintain this demented tradition of self-loathing by defaming the entire Jewish nation by seeking to portray the Israel Defense Forces – undoubtedly the most moral army in the world – as craven war criminals.
By ISI LEIBLER
I took Israel’s greatness for granted, without wanting to or even toying with the fantasy that I would ever live there.
By RUTHIE BLUM