05.03.2016 | 25 Nisan, 5776
Israeli man, 60, wounded in knife attack in Jerusalem's Old City
Former IDF chief criticizes PM's handling of Hebron soldier
Ya'alon orders half of Kerem Shalom traffic to Gaza to move to Erez Crossing
Ayelet Shaked: Apply Israeli law to West Bank within 1 year
A child’s first book makes a difference
No more riding on the wild side
Raising funds for destitute Shoah survivors
Gold to visit Germany amid reports of strain in ties
Report: Deri probe expands to financial matters
Illegal underage marriages being ignored by authorities, committee finds
Erdan: Labor a 'shocking' example of radical Islam's influence in Europe
TheaterNetto winners named
This month’s Docaviv Film Festival to focus on the ‘New World Disorder’
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
David Blatt being considered for Sacramento Kings head coaching position
Jerusalem makes it 10 straight thanks to Rowland’s dramatic triple
Mac TA, Beersheba clash with title on the line
Battle against demotion continues to heat up
The Holocaust: Many villains, few heroes
The tree and the menorah
Confronting info poverty with educational technology in Senegal
Saudi minister confirms warning on proposed US law on 9/11
Amid Aleppo bloodshed, former Iranian politician praises 'Egypt’s support for Assad'
After losing to a Palestinian-affiliated team, Jordanian soccer fans chant pro-Israel slogans
Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
Conservative Jewry nullifies all discriminatory laws against non-Jews
US authorities say one arrested in foiled bomb plot on Florida synagogue
Israel’s envoy to London: Redline crossed
US Holocaust museum: Iranian gov't authorities back Holocaust cartoon event
HU student recovers after being treated for snakebite on Golan
Beersheba babies hospitalized at Soroka with rare infection
Bank Hapoalim to distribute Israeli flags for Independence Day
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
What can you see in this red circle?
The banned behind: Bar Refaeli's new commercial censored for inappropriate content
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
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
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
Islam Clash with the Jews - Acute
Response to Tragedy
South Africa's Identity Crisis, change name to Nguniland
Hamas announced another naval commando death in September.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Haniyeh’s announcement came in response to reports in the Israeli media to the effect that Hamas is preparing for another war with Israel.
By ABU KHALED TOAMEH
Haniyeh's sisters, holders of Israeli citizenship, live in the Beduin town of Tel Sheva, a suburb of Beersheba.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
"The siege will not last long. Due to Palestinian efforts it will be removed without a political price," said Haniyeh, without explaining how his vision would transpire.
Hamas leader says organization recuperated, rebuilt arsenal, since last summers Operation Protective Edge.
In April, it was reported that only a quarter of the promised $3.5bn pledged to help rebuild Gaza after last summer's war between Hamas and Israel had been delivered.
"If there won't be quiet in Israel, Gaza will pay a very heavy price," Ya'alon warns.
European, int'l diplomats mediating between parties on cease-fire, opening of seaport and release of Israeli soldiers' bodies, Ahmed Yousef tells Ma'an.
Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv notes that Hamas leader's daughter is one of thousands of Gazans that it treats every year.
Haniyeh was giving a special sermon to mark the Muslim holy day of Eid al-Adha.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Leader calls on Palestinian Authority to reexamine policy towards negotiations with Israel.
Hamas leader says terror group's arms are "sacred," demands calls for disarmament also apply to Israel.
According to Palestinian sources, Kerry cancelled his visit to the region due to lack of progress in talks.
The news of Haniyeh’s hospitalization was first reported by Channel 2’s Arab affairs analyst Ehud Yaari.
Head of Hamas's political wing speaks in front of thousands as Gaza celebrates what it says is a victory over Israel.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
"The history of the Hamas movement has proven more than once that it is stronger after every targeted killing of one of its senior members,” says former Hamas PM.
Shekel continues to weaken as conflict heats up again; global trends as well as local conditions contribute to potential economic effects.
By NIV ELIS
Gas installation, located about 30 km off the coast of Gaza, didn't suffer any damage in first attack of its kind.
It isn’t reasonable that some parts of the population groan under the tax burden and the cost of living, while large companies enjoy sweeping tax breaks.
By LEON HARRIS
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
[Video] Third attack on central city in three days intercepted.
By JPOST.COM STAFF, YAAKOV LAPPIN, MICHAEL OMER-MA
IDF strikes 200 targets overnight, hitting Hamas offices; PM calls US President Obama to discuss options for "de-escalating."
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND YAAKOV LAPPIN
Efforts to uncover ancient cemetery in Lviv repeatedly thwarted.
By EITAN AROM
Palestinian Center for Public Opinion poll finds 33% of Palestinians would vote for Barghouti as opposed to 29% for Abbas.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu stressed Sunday that Israel would not deal with a Palestinian government backed by Hamas.
By HERB KEINON
According to Ma'an News Agency, Haniyeh calls the end of recent US-backed peace talks an "unquestionable fact."
As Abbas's move to join 15 international organizations stalls efforts to save peace talks, Hamas PM Haniyeh says negotiations are "outside the Palestinian consensus" and "bound for failure."
Despite Erdogan's statements that PM's apology "satisfied Turkish expectations," Israel only apologized for operational mistakes.
Denial comes shortly after Abbas's office says Haniyeh expressed support for effort to upgrade to non-member state.
Hunger-strikers say they'll refuse vitamin supplements, prison clinics; solidarity demonstrations take place across W. Bank.
By REUTERS AND JPOST.COM STAFF
Rivlin sent invitation to Turkish speaker in November; Çiçek says he will only come to Knesset after relations normalized.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Cemil Çiçek, Turkey's parliament speaker, rejects Knesset speaker's November invitation to visit Israel.
In press conference with IHH in Turkey, Hamas PM says protest ship "captured the hearts" of Gaza residents.
“Open letter for the people in Gaza” aroused a wave of protest among advocates of Israel.
Anwar Musalem, a Kurdish leader from the besieged Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani, spoke to Ma’ariv Hashavua by telephone this week.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says deal could help build confidence between Iran and other countries fighting ISIS.
Abu Mohammed says delegation of Australian sheikhs came to the Strip "to learn steadfastness, sacrifice" from Hamas.
Yellow-and-blue’s title defense continues with quarterfinal series against Turkish champion.
By ALLON SINAI
Palestinians are being used as pawns to test Israel’s military strength and divert attention.
By RAPHAEL ISRAELI
WePower founder Michal Yudin says there have been substantial gains, but the empowerment of women has not progressed to the extent that she envisaged
when she set out on her mission.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
A well established diplomat in Gaza told the Jerusalem Post that the daughter has returned to living with her family.
By NOAM ROTENBERG
Senior Hamas leader Zahar warns of renewed violence if blockade of Gaza not broken.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
State Department says Fatah-Hamas reconciliation deal could "seriously complicate" peace efforts; Abbas says deal doesn't contradict talks with Israel.
The move envisions forming a unity government within five weeks and holding national elections in six months.
Fatah delegation to Gaza meets with Hamas leaders; Haniyeh: The current circumstances do not allow further separation of the factions.
By YASSER OKBI
According to the prosecution, the two women entered Gaza via Egypt to circumvent the ban on their traveling to the Strip.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Doctors in Petah Tikva reportedly deemed 1-year-old Amal Haniyeh's chances of survival as slim before returning her to Strip.
By JPOST.COM STAFF, KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Girl admitted to Petah Tikvah hospital in serious condition for acute infection of the digestive tract.
Palestinian Tamarod group fails to organize uprising against Hamas on day commemorating anniversary of Arafat's death.
Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh denies allegations it is involved in Sinai terror attacks on Egyptian soldiers.
Ma'an quotes Haniyeh saying Hamas does not count on "attempt to bring life to dead body called negotiations."
Hamas gives Egyptian cleric diplomatic passport; PA leadership in Ramallah critical of cleric for deepening Palestinian divisions.
Senior Hamas member Ahmed Yousif claims movement has not carried out any attacks inside Israel since 2004.
Jailed Fatah leader would defeat Abbas, Haniyeh in PA presidential elections; poll finds 55% support a two-state solution.
Veteran leader is elected for fourth term, despite previous announcements that he does not intend to run for re-election.
Haniyeh says inaugural Gaza school will prepare kids as young as 12 to establish Palestinian state "from the river to the sea."
A recent poll shows Hamas leader Haniyeh would beat PA President Abbas if elections were held today.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
Exiled leader says Hamas will "never recognize legitimacy of Israeli occupation;" PM spokesman slams terror group as "murderous."
Exiled Hamas leader in first visit to Strip tells supporters that the organization will "never recognize the legitimacy of the Israeli occupation" in front M-75 missile model; promises to free prisoners held by Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND REUTERS
Hamas PM appeals to Arab states, other states to help pay for reconstruction in the Strip following IDF Gaza operation.
Iranian president phones Hamas PM Ismail Haniyeh, says Gaza op shows that "Zionists have reached the dead point."
Mahmoud Abbas summons Egyptian envoy to protest visit, says Egyptians making big mistake dealing with Hamas prime minister.
Hamas prime minister tells int'l delegation in Gaza, "we will not recognize Israel," according to Hamas-affiliate Al-Resalah.
Hamas PM says Netanyahu's coalition deal was for internal reasons, but may have had "external motives."
Hamas criticizes Egypt for blocking oil supplies; fuel crisis has caused lengthy electricity blackouts.
Abbas meets Haniyeh for first time since 2007.
Now that Hamas has left Syria, its leaders are finally able to voice their true feelings about Assad.
Unity deal with Fatah hits snag with Hamas hardliners; Gaza Hamas leader concludes "successful" visit to Iran.
Hamas PM wraps up Iran visit, saying the "gun is our only response" and that "the path of resistance continues."
Zahar calls Mashaal-Abbas agreement a ‘mistake’; At Tehran rally with Haniyeh, Ahmadinejad says nuclear program advances to be announced soon.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH AND REUTERS
Iran's first vice president tells Hamas Prime Minister Haniyeh that Palestinian issue is a "red line," adding that Israel will soon "be punished" for "plots, aggression," AFP reports.
Hamas PM ignores reported warnings against visit from Gulf states, is expected to discuss "regional developments."
Gaza-based leadership urges changes in unity deal; Abbas's dual role as PA president and PM at heart of the dispute.
Hamas political bureau head says he will continue to “serve his people, his cause and his movement, as well as causes of the nation.”
Hamas PM campaigning in Arab, Islamic countries ahead of elections for key position, Adnkronos International reports.
Journalist who said Hamas’s Ismail Haniyeh was the “legitimate Palestinian prime minister” is summoned for interrogation by PA security forces.
Hamas’s Haniyeh says Cairo won’t close border to Gaza, support future IDF operations there.
By HERB KEINON AND JPOST.COM STAFF
Hamas's Haniyeh tells 'Independent' that Egypt will no longer support blockade, IDF military operations in Gaza.
Hamas PM Haniyeh, on tour of Mideast, tells reporters in Cairo Israel on a campaign against Muslim symbols in Jerusalem.
MK says decision was made due to the heavy work load involved in Knesset and his wish to step back after the death of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.
By JEREMY SHARON
Security forces do not have a specific warning of an attempt, but “there’s something in the air,” according to officer.
By BEN HARTMAN
Kerry, will have to find areas where Israel could make some concessions regarding Gaza, without contradicting its aim to demilitarize the area once the fighting ends.
President Putin, on this the 71st anniversary of the disappearance of Raoul, use your authority and integrity to answer the prayers of thousands of people.
By DAVID HERMAN
Israel fights not only for its survival but constitutes the forward position for the world’s democracies. It is time for the rest of the peace-loving democratic world to join us.
By JPost Editorial
Situated between viral conflicts in Syria and Iraq, Jordan’s relative anonymity may be drawing to a close.
By MATHEW MARKMAN
Reaching an agreement with Iran was a brilliant move that served this purpose, and effectively neutralized any call for military action, specifically by Israel.
By EPHRAIM ASCULAI
Israel, too, has caught the product liability wave that has taken other western countries by storm.
By BENJAMIN LEVENTHAL AND MENACHEM C. KLEIN
The shadow of Chamberlain clouds our horizon. We would do well to remember what Churchill said: You were given the choice between war and dishonor.
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
Reports of Israel’s medical care for Palestinians, including Palestinians involved in violence against Israel, goes back many years.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Bashing Israel as a racist, failed state in Boston or Berlin doesn’t make anyone less racist in Israel.
Some local banks will not open accounts for Americans and we fear that the latest check-cashing difficulties are not unrelated. It’s difficult being an American abroad.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Original Thinking: What will happen when you have pressured Israel into allowing a Palestinian entity to take hold on the 1967 borders, an entity that is taken over by a radical Islamic force bent on Israel’s destruction?
By BARRY SHAW
How can trust between people, so important to a future of peace and stability, exist in this hostile atmosphere of alienation?
By LIRON LIBMAN
Hamas should be made to understand that it is miscalculating Israel’s willingness to continue taking fire and could face undesirable consequences, to the point of losing its hold on Gaza.
By MICHAEL HERZOG
"Operation Defensive Shield" in Gaza must be different from Operation Cast Lead; the rocket fire did not stop as a result of the operation.
By GILAD SHARON
The Region: Hamas infighting weakens it, but the issues involved are tactical, not strategic.
By BARRY RUBIN
With Haniyeh’s current trip Abbas is no longer the exclusive Palestinian leader traversing the globe.
By KENNETH BANDLER
On Friday, Israel’s Under-19 national team secured a spot in the 2014 European Championship finals after edging Georgia 1-0 in a winner-takes-all encounter.