04.29.2016 | 21 Nisan, 5776
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Palestinians clash with IDF forces as Jewish worshipers visit Joseph’s Tomb
Exclusive: Israeli envoy slams Austria’s hosting of Palestinian hijacker terrorist
IDF soldier who shot subdued Palestinian driven by 'twisted ideology'
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
In Depth: ZAKA founder explains why Haredim entering the workforce is a Torah value
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Mimouna all night long
Katz: We can’t count on US at UN
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
ISRAELI OPERA Gounod: Romeo and Juliet TA Opera House, April 18
Dining: A roadside attraction
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sinai Says: New horizons open up for Casspi following breakthrough season
Your investments: Omer and building wealth
COLUMN ONE: Defeating Hamas in America
Israel’s economy: Reasons to be cheerful – and some for concern
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Should we visit Auschwitz?
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
Report: Iran looks to deploy Hamas in the battle to liberate Mosul from ISIS
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
After claiming Hitler was Zionist, ex-London mayor refuses to back down
'I'm ashamed I did nothing to stop injustice,' ex-Nazi SS officer says
Former Nazi guard expected to break silence at German trial
Potential Jewish NFL pick chooses latkes all year long
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Optical guide will keep orthopedic procedures on target
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’
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'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
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
This week in 60 seconds: Priestly blessings and religious brawls
Grapevine: Finally, a family center
Just Torah: Passover: A means – not an end in itself
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!
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Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
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Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
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In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
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A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
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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
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Appeasement for Peace?
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It's The Jews Fault, They Could Have Prevented WWII!....
Security forces also found raw materials for producing explosives and large quantities of of ammunition at the scene.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Radical group outlawed by government in November for inciting violence against Jews.
Police culminate investigations of Tayibe resident suspected of planning attack in northern Israeli city.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,BEN HARTMAN
The woman was discovered in the back of a taxi that was stopped by police for inspection.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Israelis urged to stick to normal routine, send kids to school despite jitters.
By BEN HARTMAN
Rumors and false alarms were circulated to countless Israelis on social media throughout the day, especially on WhatsApp leading to a dramatic spike in calls to the police 100 emergency hotline.
Muhammed Tarda was found with blood on his clothes, in possession of folding knife.
State Department: "It is difficult to see how this sentence would promote full accountability for the actions of the police officer."
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The teenager was visiting from Tampa, Florida, as protests erupted in Jerusalem over the abduction and killing last year of his 16-year-old cousin, by 3 Israeli Jews.
Police say that the goal of the changes was to "enable the greater public to get back to their regular and safe daily routines."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Jabel Mukaber, home to three terrorists who carried out Tuesday’s attacks, first to be sealed.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Video captures east Jerusalem man attacking Special Patrol officers when they come to ask him for identification.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF
The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court also indicts a 31-year-old Arab resident of the Old City for throwing stones at police officers.
Police are currently investigating the strong possibility that suspect may have stolen the car and attempted to run the checkpoint in order to evade arrest.
With violence and tension gripping Jerusalem, police have no plans to scale back their deployment of more than 2,000 extra police officers in the city in the months to come.
The IDF announces it will stop movement into Israel from Judea and Samaria, as well as Gaza crossings, from Tuesday at noon until Wednesday, one minute before midnight.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,YAAKOV LAPPIN
No serious injuries were reported and the compound was opened to visitors after the violence subsided.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Temple Mount guard from Muslim Wakf arrested previous day during clash with Border Police.
Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon reportedly approved further arrests of Israelis accused of committing acts of terror against Palestinians.
East Talpiot residents say violence against them has not abated, with some blaming police inaction.
By SAM SOKOL
Outgoing Asst.-Ch. Bentzi Sau tells the ‘Post’ what it’s like stepping into his predecessor Yohanan Danino’s shoes during a wave of terrorism.
According to police, the couple was "normative."
Army Radio reporter Michael Shemesh published a report headlined “Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem Suspected of Inappropriate Conduct”.
Police chief Alsheich lays out his plan to win back the public's faith in speech to Israel Bar Association.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,BEN HARTMAN
There are currently tens of thousands of volunteers serving in the Civil Guard, far more than the 28,000 officers in the Israel Police.
Alsheich says anonymous letters can harm reputations of a large number of people even if the accusations are baseless.
"Today, half of the calls to emergency hotlines are false alarms, and since the start of the security escalation, I say we have to bring calm," says Zionist Union MK.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The Israel Police is not actually the body responsible for investigating criminal complaints issued against police officers, rather it is the Justice Ministry’s Police Investigative Department.
The indictment covers six cases, including three involving sexual harassment and three in which he showed conduct unbecoming of an officer in that he had romantic relations with female officers.
The media ban still prevents publication of the name of the company, which is the Israeli branch of a major Swiss pharmaceuticals and bio-technology corporation with branches in 29 countries.
“The Police Investigative Department has the authority to investigate all complaints that indicate suspicion of a crime committed by a police officer."
Police say that the background to the incident was criminal, and that they have ruled out a terror attack.
The promotions, from commander to deputy chief, were the largest round of appointments since Roni Alsheich was sworn in as National Police commissioner in December.
The letter sent by Erdan followed one his ministry received from National Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich, in which he expressed his dismay at the situation.
Afterwards she took pictures of her sister’s body and the police cruisers arriving at the scene, and sent them to at least one friend by text message.
The police suspect the driver removed the bus’s tachograph – which records the vehicle’s speed- between the time of the accident and when he was arrested.
By BEN HARTMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Ranin Rahel took out a restraining order against her brother, who was from that point wanted for questioning by police.
Deputy commissioner is the second-highest rank in the Israel Police, and is typically held by a district commander or head of a police branch.
The mob eventually succeeded in flipping over a Military Police vehicle.
By JEREMY SHARON
Appeals to reopen closed complaint cases were rejected 98.97% of the time.
Each bike battery sold for NIS 300-1000, depending on the condition, and all bikes sold for 1,000 shekels whole, or were dismantled and sold as replacement parts.
The police said that the investigation covered a number of allegations of sexual assault, harassment, and attempted sexual assault against Magal.
Underworld figure linked to mob boss Amir Mulner wounded in explosion.
The program drew criticism for the marked rise in the number of suspects held in custody until the end of legal proceedings, and quotas leading to a rise in indictments.
Arsenal of pipe bombs, stun grenades, machine gun and ammunition seized from home and falafel stand outside Old City.
The allegations against Ritman were made by a single female subordinate who alleged that on three occasions he sexually harassed her
Officer shot 16-year-old teen who had stabbed an old man outside Jerusalem's Mahane Yehuda market.
The group called Honeinu said one of its activists, Yitzhak Hazot, was taken into custody as he sought to enter the court to observe or assist with the legal proceedings.
Police say Alsheich and Ritman agreed to the extension in order to give Justice Ministry investigators more time to finish probing the allegations against Ritman.
To make matters more complicated, the officer in question is at the center of a sexual harassment complaint.
Roni Alsheich takes position looking to restore link between the public and the police.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Sau's rise was stunted after public approval of the police all but hit rock bottom following one scandal after another.
Distinguished career spanning almost 40 years comes to an end.
Israel Police denies reports that Michael decided to resign because of allegations of sexual harassment.
Muslim officer helped gain intelligence on rioters, drug dealers.
For now, Asst.-Ch. Bentzi Sau will remain the acting commissioner until Alsheich recovers.
Ethiopian teens seek to preserve their community’s unique traditions and heritage.
Joint undercover operation busts nationwide cannabis ring.
Charges range from murder to firearms offenses across Ashkelon area.
Nazareth woman indicted after she's shot by police while faking stabbing attack.
Sau says police have begun questioning witnesses and collecting evidence and examining the video footage of mob beating of Eritrean during Beersheba terror attack.
In the video it appears that the victim managed to wrestle the pistol from his attackers, who then fled the scene, leaving him in street, suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.
Security guard lightly wounds passerby as he tries to prevent assailant from fleeing.
Alsheich to take over next month.
His nomination will now go to the cabinet for approval.
Roni Alsheich, the deputy head of the Shin Bet is Erdan's nominee for police chief.
By BEN HARTMAN,HERB KEINON,LAHAV HARKOV
The deputy, named only as “R” due to confidentiality.
By BEN HARTMAN,LAHAV HARKOV,HERB KEINON
Following the revocation of the candidacy of Gal hirsch, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan looks to other potential candidates to fill the position of police commissioner.
By MAARIV ONLINE
The collapse of Gal Hirsch’s nomination for top cop began not in the controversial general’s flaws but in the politicians’ lack of caution
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan rescinds Hirsch's nomination following a month long saga of controversy surrounding his candidacy to head Israeli police.
Netanyahu: Appointments process needs rethinking.
By BEN HARTMAN,HERB KEINON,GIL HOFFMAN
Dadon was killed on May 1, 2014 after she disappeared while on her way to a job interview in Migdal Ha’emek.
The complaint dealt with soccer games in Jerusalem and allegations that Edri may have arranged for people close to him to attend the games for free.
Report states that police are rampantly using violence illegally, but that they are only being investigated in one-third to one-half of the incidents.
Police said Thursday that evidence against the two men was uncovered as part of Case 512, which has seen more than 20 organized crime figures indicted in recent months.
The presumption was that Hirsch and Erdan supported the nomination, while Danino argued against it.
By BEN HARTMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Suspects who dug vertical tunnel on elderly woman’s property claimed to be municipal workers.
The 45-day extension – which still needs approval by the government on Monday - could indicate that despite the controversy circling in recent days around Erdan’s selection of Hirsch, he does not intend to back down from his selection, despite the controversy.
Georgia and Kazakhstan allegedly asked Israel to examine Hirsch’s connection to some dealings a firm of his had with companies in those countries that are under investigation.
Three top candidates for top post expected to be announced this week.
Separate bride allegedly denied entry to contested holy site for donning wedding gown.
On Sunday morning, a computer technician was remanded in the Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court on suspicion of fabricating a hack and wiretap of Golan.
News briefs from around the nation.
By COMPILED BY JULIE STEIGERWALD
Mistakes may have been made, but they didn’t affect anything, move along, nothing to see here, case closed.
“Anonymous letters have turned into a culture of score-settling in the police force,” Roni Alsheich said according to a Channel 2 report.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
If police want to repair their public image – especially with women – PR and protestations about unfair criticism aren’t going to do the trick.
Others in the Knesset and elsewhere, though not corrupt, have forgotten the Jabotinsky-Begin teaching that democracy is more than the majority ramming its ideas down others’ throats.
By GIL TROY
Why is the Israel Police the least funded state security service in the country?
By JONATHAN JAVOR
"Stubborn self-destructiveness is not rare."
By BEN HARTMAN-POLICE & THIEVES
"For the average citizen unlucky enough to be a victim of abuse at the hands of Israeli law enforcement, the statistics are not encouraging."
Perhaps there isn’t as much daylight between the hatred and celebration of violence in Palestinian society and that of Israeli society as we thought.
Since last Friday, a series of statements has been made by politicians and security officials who know Alsheikh personally, attesting to his talents and suitability to head the Israel Police.
The State of Israel simply cannot afford to postpone the appointment of a police commissioner indefinitely while the attorney-general conducts a drawn-out investigation.
Most of these bombs – like the one Machlouf was caught with – are made from industrial grade, factory produced explosives manufactured for the army and stolen from IDF depots.
Data published by the police and the Public Security Ministry on an annual basis shows that there’s been a decline in crime rates in recent years, but these figures are misleading.
By LIOR AKERMAN
"Erdan knew that selecting a nominee from outside the police force would infuriate many of its top commanders, let alone members from the rank and file."
Personal ambition aside, much of the criticism has been more of the same: The next inspector-general should be appointed from police ranks; an outsider lacks sufficient professional background.
Human rights be damned.