Attempted stabbing attack at Gush Etzion junction
NGO: Fire UNRWA staff members that post photos glorying the death of Jews
Palestinian teen shot dead by police during east Jerusalem riot
Court sentences 3 for planning to kill Jews praying on Temple Mount, e. Jerusalem attacks
Former Israeli national security advisor: Little can be done to prevent lone attackers
Zionist Union debates diplomatic plan
Netanyahu calls for friendly countries to change UN voting pattern on Israel
Haim Katz joins crowded race for Likud central committee head
Israeli-Russian cooperation has successfully prevented 'unnecessary accidents,' says PM
Classical Review: Barrocade Ensemble
Going Gaga over Naharin
Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival opens this week at Cinematheque
Dancing to the capital
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem on Eurocup chopping block
Soccer: Hapoel Tel Aviv ekes out crucial win in Acre
Basketball: Nahariya sends Maccabi Tel Aviv crashing
Rishon edges Holon to continue impressive start to campaign
Marcus Klingberg, the Israeli who spied for the Soviet Union, dies at 97
US women's academic group votes to join international BDS movement
Ukrainians erect monument to ‘national heroes’ who killed Uman’s Jews in 18th century
South African rabbinate to regulate circumcision after rabbi botches bris
German man flaunts Auschwitz-inspired 'tramp-stamp' at water park
South African mohel banned for life for botching bris
Khamenei: ISIS 'vile' but Palestinians face worse terrorism from Israel
New phone app 'Israel's Nightmare' educates users on Iranian missile capabilities
Analysis: How Iran exploits ISIS to wage terror
IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount
French intelligence source: Paris attack suspect likely fled to Syria
Anonymous follows through in cyber war on ISIS: Extremist website hacked with Viagra
Mali, Paris attacks fueled by complex ISIS–al-Qaida rivalry
Analysis: Are France and the EU serious about combating jihadism?
'Every day in Jordan it seems there is a protest against Israel'
How long can Russia maintain its sanctions against Turkey?
TAU neuroscientists: Brains are not gendered
In the face of BDS movement, Britain and Israel agree to expand scientific cooperation
New cases of HIV carriers in Israel on a slow decline
Mothers play a large role in preventing eating disorders
Netanyahu, Gabbay lead 70-strong Israeli delegation to Paris
2,000-year-old terraces restored 5 years after Carmel Forest fire
Deputy Attorney General: geopolitical concerns have been part of gas discussions since beginning
Environmentalist group to UN: Israel's greenhouse gas targets ‘bear no practical significance'
Israeli robotics expert: West 10 years ahead of ‘enemy’ in warfare technology
Israeli e-commerce works around Israel Post as Black Friday demand spikes
Israeli start-up AudioBurst wants to be the Google of radio
Tech talk: Get in the Ring
Israel's Mindspace expands abroad, as competitor WeWork expands in Israel
Farewell to a giant – a tribute to Maurice Ostroff
Sean Penn speaks out about humanitarian work on visit to Israel
Meet Leem Lubany, the Israeli Arab beauty turning heads in Hollywood
Why did Hollywood actress America Ferrera want to convert to Judaism, have a bat mitzva?
Grapevine: Four-footed friends
My leader: David Ben-Gurion
Borderline Views: Bennett and the Council for Higher Education
Samuel Huntington revisited: A wake-up call for the West
No Holds Barred: UK Jewish students try to silence mention of Israel
The strange flight of the painted bird
Swinging in the Holy Land
Books: A primer for every palate
Books: Grappling with childlessness
Tour Israel: No-hike outing
Neighborhood Watch: Downtown Jerusalem coming into its own
Life, Life, Life: The newest grief
City Health: Young smokers? Ho hum, but the IDF is concerned
Corridors of Power: War time
The newest grief
‘If it’s good enough for me, it’s good enough for the museum’
Blues from the roots, in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by way of LA
Changing the view
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: בְּגַנִי נְטַעְתִיךָ
מוֹפָע חָדָש: אִינְסָאנִיָה
סְטְרִיט וַייְז הִיבְּרוּ
The power of education
At the crossroads
Going with the Romanian flow
Dialogue of peace alone won’t do !
Vayeshev: A Prince Learns to Dream
Where Future Leaders Learn
Historical Agreement Signed Between KKL-JNF and the State of Israel
JNF Canada Dedicates New Bike Path with Gilad Shalit
Ben Gurion Accessible Park in Dimona
Furrows in the Desert in Turkana, Kenya
Portugal Entomologists Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Mississippi Governor plants a tree in Israel
Honduras President Plants Tree in Jerusalem
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
JNF Canada Negev Dinner 2015 in Toronto
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
12.01.2015 | 19 Kislev, 5776
Iranian supreme leader throws supports behind uprising of Palestinian attacks against Israel.
Defense Minister downplays immediate threat from IS and Iran on Israel's northern border.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Since start of Russian air involvement, more assertive Assad regime has retaken several posts in Syrian Golan.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Iran ultimately poses bigger threat to world security than ISIS, says expert.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
PM ranked No. 21, only Israeli on list
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
It is unclear if Siamak Moreh Sedgh, who holds a parliamentary seat reserved for a representative of the country’s Jews, was referring to al-Aksa mosque or the deadly crane crash incident in Mecca.
By SAM SOKOL
Michael Danby, a federal Labor member of parliament representing Melbourne Ports, said that Turnbull “can be a friend of Israel or a friend of the dangerous Iranian regime. He cannot be both.”
Islamic and French traditions clash in planning of Iranian state visit.
On Thursday the United States said it was hoping to hear from Iran and Assad's other main ally, Russia, on whether they would be ready to abandon the Syrian leader.
"I’m not sure if Iranians would like Israel more, but they’ll sure know us a little better," says celebrated Israeli writer.
By MICHAEL GAERTNER
Iranian-American actor Navid Negahban speaks about ‘Homeland’ fame and his latest role in the award-winning Israeli drama‘ Baba Joon.’
By HANNAH BROWN
According to the report, American officials discovered Israel's late-stage planning by spying on its national security council, on its air force and on Netanyahu.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Politico reports that Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid asked the White House to make commitment after Netanyahu won re-election in March and after Iran nuclear deal reached in July.
Benjamin Netanyahu uses his Washington trip to try to mend fences with the US president.
By LESLIE SUSSER
Israel does not need weaponry to purchase restraint; it needs weapons that can quickly convince the enemy to desist.
By AMIEL UNGAR
Khamenei's comments were published Sunday by the Iranian IRNA news agency, the government’s official news agency.
"Two main things are used for this infiltration: money and sexual attractions. They are used to change beliefs, viewpoints and lifestyles, so that the affected person will think as an American."
Russian president last visited Tehran in 2007.
The decision follows a landmark deal between six world powers and Tehran in July, under which Iran agreed to long-term curbs on its suspected nuclear program.
By HERB KEINON,REUTERS
The new software educates users about Iran's long range and short range missile capabilities with specific detail and illustrations.
The Islamic Republic has said that the 40-megawatt, heavy-water plant is aimed at producing isotopes for cancer and other medical treatments.
Constructing a plastic replica of the al-Aksa Mosque and Dome of the Rock, Iranian media reports tens of thousands of soldiers staged exercises dubbed 'Towards the Holy City."
By DANIEL J. ROTH
The president is due in Iran to attend a summit of gas exporting countries, his aide, Yuri Ushakov, told reporters, in a sign of warming ties between Moscow and Tehran.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
According to IAEA report, Iran's stockpile of low-enriched uranium has increased in the past 3 months; senior diplomat says increase is normal fluctuation.
The Iranian president will be in Rome on the weekend, his first trip to a European capital.
Europol, the FBI and Israel's internal security service Shin Bet declined immediate comment.
CEO of Russian state-owned defense firm says deal has been sealed for supply of one of world’s most capable air defense systems.
October seen as bloodiest month yet of Syria war for Iranian and Afghan forces.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
MEMRI head Yigal Carmon: Not one centrifuge has been removed.
It named the man as Nizar Zakka, an IT expert who Lebanese media reported last week had disappeared on Sept. 18 after attending a conference in Tehran.
Israel and Azerbaijan are natural allies since “both countries see Iran as an existential threat.”
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
“The human rights situation in the country remains dire,” says Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, the UN’s special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Legitimizing Iran amplifies the influence of Russia, which, like Iran, supports Syrian President Bashar Assad’s embattled regime in Syria, according to John Bolton.
By EITAN AROM
The International Atomic Energy Agency, the United Nations nuclear watchdog, is investigating whether Iran’s nuclear program ever had a military application.
Arriving in Austria, Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said he was not entering the talks bound by any preconditions.
Western intelligence sources tell Fox News that Russian cargo planes have twice daily over the past 10 days flown Iranian arms shipments to embattled Syria.
About a dozen participants are expected to attend including Russia and Saudi Arabia, which back Assad and his opponents, respectively.
For Iran and the six world powers privy to the nuclear accord to reach “Implementation Day,” Tehran must complete a series of steps.
State Department spokesman John Kirby confirmed the change in policy on Tuesday, saying that a "multilateral" invitation to Iran would not be opposed by the United States.
Foreign minister says nuclear agreement to be implemented only on supreme leader’s terms
Obama has showed himself to be prickly and hyper-sensitive about his administration’s failure to secure the release of the US hostages.
Supreme leader also readies Tehran to update enrichment tools once deal lapses.
Germany's foreign minister says the EU sanctions are likely to remain in place at least until January.
"Adoption Day" ushers in the first phase of the deal, which was formally codified 90 days ago.
On four-day Mideast trip, German FM travels to Saudi Arabia, attempts to bring Tehran and Riyadh into talks to reach a solution to the four-year-old Syrian conflict.
"The United States is deeply concerned about Iran's recent ballistic missile launch," US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said in a statement.
Dr. Emily Landau says Imad surface-to-surface missile “is a leap in terms of its precision, and it is capable of carrying a nuclear payload."
Iran may be able to fire its missiles from underground through surface vents.
IAEA to provide assessment of Iran's activities by end of the year.
“We have seen Iran almost serially violate the international community’s concerns about their ballistic missile program," says White House press secretary.
Purchase could potentially reach hundreds of billions of dollars, Sky News reports.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JTA
Bill passes in a public session with 161 votes in favor.
Rezaian was arrested in July 2014. He was accused of espionage.
Expert says Emad missile would have a range of 1,700 km (1,060 miles), 500 meters accuracy and a 750 kg payload.
"The United States wants to tell governments not to get ahead of themselves when dealing with Iran," says London-based diplomatic source.
Israeli Ambassador Alon Roth-Snir told the United Nations' First Committee that "Iran remains the most significant threat to the security of the Middle East and beyond."
The Houthi retreat in Yemen counters the notion of an unstoppable Iranian advance across the Middle East.
By JONATHAN SPYER
The reason for the ban on negotiations, Khamenei said, is that Washington "took any chance to infiltrate" Iran during the nuclear talks, which concluded in July.
In an address to Revolutionary Guards Navy commanders, Iranian supreme leader says talks with the United States brought only disadvantages.
US government has pursued far fewer violations of a long-standing arms embargo against Iran in past year compared to recent years, according to court records review and 2 senior officials.
He said a campaign of Western and Arab air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria had been counterproductive and terrorism had spread both in terms of territory and new recruits.
US-led coalition, created to combat ISIS threat in Syria and Iraq, has been wrong footed by Russian jets pounding rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Without a deal, the allies have no way of knowing which sites are truly important. So Washington and its allies would have to consider bombing them all.
By ALEXANDER MCCOY,JACQUELINE LOPOUR,REUTERS
Gulf Arab kingdom says it has also declared Iranian charge d'affaires in Bahrain a "persona non grata" and gave him 72 hours to leave the country.
Iran's supreme leader threatened a "harsh reaction" if Saudi Arabia showed disrespect to hundreds of Iranians killed in the kingdom during a stampede at the haj pilgrimage.
The “Sorry Syria” Facebook page contains posts mainly in Persian. There are some English contributions.
Many critics put the blame squarely on Obama for what they see as an overly cautious approach that has given the perception of a White House lurching from crisis to crisis.
Moscow's formal entry into Syria — with the construction of new military bases stocked with heavy weaponry and aircraft — has forced the US and neighboring Israel to readjust.
Leading Republican US presidential candidate says US should support those who want to destroy radical insurgent group in Syria and Iraq.
The disaster at the haj is unlikely to be a game changer in the contest between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
In preview of NPR interview on sidelines on UN General Assembly, Iranian president indicates future cooperation with US depending on status of nuclear accord.
"The Islamic World has a lot of questions," Khamenei says; Rouhani demands investigation into deadly crush.
Iran has repeatedly voiced outrage at the deaths of 131 of its nationals at the world's largest annual gathering of people.
Put simply, Iran is still toxic for many banks.
Top Iranian and US diplomats meet on the sidelines on the UN General Assembly in New York.
New approach could bring together Russia, Saudi Arabia and countries such as Turkey and Qatar.
He described the historic nuclear deal between Iran and the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China as a "big test" for US-Iranian relations.
Saudi Arabia suggested pilgrims failing to follow crowd control rules bore some blame for the worst disaster at the event for 25 years.
Israeli-Palestinian strife has risen sharply in recent weeks as Arab states and Palestinians have accused Israeli forces of violations at the mosque.
Iranian president says Tehran prepared to assist other countries in region as it has aided Syria and Iraq against insurgents.
"Significant progress" in IAEA inquiry, agency's Amano says.
"Too many members of Congress take our support for granted, as we learned from the fight over the nuclear deal."
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Those who care about the people of Gaza should want to see their infrastructure rebuilt, their economy flourish, and tourists flock to the beautiful coast.
By BOB FEFERMAN
Israel and the US need to coordinate on monitoring, on sharing intelligence to get a clear picture of exactly what the Iranians are – and are not – doing.
By HERB KEINON
Hammond made clear that re-opening of embassies did not indicate agreement on all issues.
By TAYLOR BUTCH
Obama ostensibly supports regime change in Syria; the question remains whether his administration will actively pursue such a policy.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
"Democratic Senator Chris Coons admitted that by supporting the deal, he was betraying his supporters and friends."
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
It is the IAEA’s responsibility to oversee implementation of the agreement and confirm that Iran fulfills its obligations. But here, too, there is a palpable sense of foreboding.
By KENNETH BANDLER
Obama's deal has nothing to do with preventing Iran from becoming a nuclear power or even with placing restrictions on Iran’s nuclear activities.
This egregious lack of transparency, diligence and supervision must ring alarm bells especially among the most ardent supporters of the JCPOA.
By MAURICE OSTROFF
“Giving Iran some space” is surely the wrong approach.
By DANIEL S. MARIASCHIN
When a regime is obsessed with conspiracy theories about Jews, it is not only a threat to the Jewish people themselves, but to civilization itself.
By KEN JACOBSON
Marginalized women share ethnic subjugation with their men.
By AVA HOMA
At the crucial moment, when lines were being drawn, and commitments put to the test, every single vote for or against the deal could have been the one to turn the tide.