09.28.2016 | 25 Elul, 5776
Palestinians left wondering as Saudi paper takes Netanyahu’s side
General Zachai in Hebron shooter trial: Azaria’s cool-headedness proves no murderous intent
'Netanyahu’s government will fall if settler homes are destroyed'
Saudi paper calls for Abbas to accept invitation to address Knesset
Supreme Court to rule on Talansky retrial today
IDF takes steps against commanders involved in deadly grenade accident
EXCLUSIVE: First Druse to fill role of chief IDF West Bank prosecutor
Footprints in the sand
Top Fatah official: UN resolution on Israeli settlements won't change anything
The Aprons get out of the kitchen
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Israel defeats Great Britain, advances to World Baseball Classic
Maccabi TA thrashed by CSKA in Moscow; Jerusalem beaten by Red Star Belgrade
Agritech investor: Opportunities abound with Israeli entrepreneurs
Hospital officials: More funds needed for healthier food
Asian companies ‘accelerate’ to Israel at annual innovation fest
Tech Talk: Intel gets smart with ‘learning building’
'Israeli hospitals need increased funding to provide healthful meals'
Israeli researchers uncover unique evolutionary signature in autism genes
Move to end inequality in hospital employment
Global agtech investors find 'rich pipeline of opportunities' in Israel
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Covering up Jewishness with duct tape
Peres, strategic thinker
JPost Editorial: The Israeli Diaspora
Letters to the Editor: Totally embarrassed
Support for writer’s assassin triggers alarm in Jordan
Majority of Palestinians oppose suspension of elections
Egyptian official slams Abbas, calling him 'unintelligent' in leaked recording
Iran's supreme leader tells Ahmadinejad not to run again for president
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Marking 75 years since the infamous Babi Yar massacre
UK's Liberal Democrats suspend former MP for alleged antisemitic tweets
Jewish officials briefed on terror threats ahead of High Holy Days
Welcoming Ukraine's future Israelis
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
Ignoring Israel: Why Clinton and Trump sparred on foreign policy, but didn’t mention Mideast ally
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
1,200 extra officers to man 5 new stations in flashpoint neighborhoods.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Security forces also found raw materials for producing explosives and large quantities of of ammunition at the scene.
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.
Both Israeli and Brazilian authorities participated in an international effort to track the suspects over the last four months.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
Police patrols return to regular activity after alert issued earlier in the day.
The survey found that majority of Jewish-Israelis (56%) and Arab-Israelis (62%) did not do not believe that the police treat all citizens equitably.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Talal al-Krenawi, the mayor of Rahat, Israel’s largest Beduin city, praised the police visit as an important step in enforcing police relations with the Beduin community.
Many US and Israeli cases of over-policing, cover-ups and weak prosecution of police involve elements of police racism, but that is only part of the story.
The report notes a number of deficiencies in the country’s criminal justice system, including too many indictments, police brutality and the violation of suspects' rights.
The allegations focused on the November 2013 Labor leadership primary, in which Herzog defeated incumbent party chairwoman Shelly Yacimovich.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,GIL HOFFMAN
Many in Ethiopian Israeli community still not satisfied.
Al-Sheikh said that cracking down on “crime and terror” in east Jerusalem “will be hard, but we will do it” since the current more lawless situation is a “challenge to the rule of law.”
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,GIL HOFFMAN
"It’s good for the police to share with children how we work to make things better," says counter-terrorism officer.
The Haaretz report cites several cases of alleged rape and sexual assault in which the police did not issue a statement.
In recent days a number of Netanyahu's close associates were called in for questioning by the police special investigations unit Lahav 433.
Boy arrested amid ongoing investigation, say police.
The unit has been in operation since April, but the program was officially launched on Tuesday in the nearby Levinsky Park.
Truck driver arrested on suspicion of being under the influence.
The observation and intelligence center continues to be instrumental in both preventing crime and rapidly responding to terror attacks.
‘Obviously, the challenges in Jerusalem are different than in Tel Aviv, where there are more criminal-related incidents than terrorism’
The campaign, a clever play on words that can mean both “Alsheich worries me” and “Alsheich is harassing me,” is seeking to raise NIS 400,000 to combat sexual assault.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
There is a gag order on the hacked material and on the identities of those persons whose accounts were hacked, including the famous models, TV actors and TV news personalities.
Investigation reportedly shifts to Netanyahu's wife and son.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Bar association says bill should cause us to tremble.
Alsheich was bombarded with questions from MKs on the document and its purpose.
By LAHAV HARKOV
According to the indictment, which Mor has confessed to as part of a plea bargain, he told lower-ranked women he could advance their careers in an effort to get them to interact with him sexually.
Rules were put into place in the midst of the start of the current nine month long wave of violence and revealed under NGO pressure.
Recent controversies involving in the police are just the latest to plague Alsheich during his short time in his post.
By BEN HARTMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
At the center of the case are a number of suspects who work in the human resources industry, and allegedly falsified records and inflated expenses.
The victim, aged 57, was found Saturday morning in the suspect’s apartment. Suspect Alfonso Azarya, 63, has been missing for the past 24 hours and not answering phone calls.
Along with the banned substances, authorities also seized hundreds of rounds of ammunition and four vehicles linked to the suspects.
The terrorist stayed there with the cop's wife and in-laws, shortly before the cop found the similarly dressed second terrorist and realized his mistake.
Women of the Wall say in response that Western Wall rabbi has "created a catch 22 for women at the Western Wall."
By JEREMY SHARON
Under Alsheich, it doesn’t appear that the police see the media as a conduit to inform the public about issues of importance to their daily lives.
Police have been the subject of criticism in the media since Saturday, due to a gag order that they secured on the case which prevented publishing Gavrielov’s name and photograph.
Five short months after his arrest on suspicion of rape and taking bribes the Ashkelon Mayor returned to city hall.
Weizman cocked his gun and aimed it at Grunov, and fired a shot into his face, killing him.
Mualem knew the policewoman-victim of his sexual harassment as part of his role as a police commander and started to exploit his higher rank and older age to pressure as early as March 2015.
Police reports indicate the event was criminally motivated.
Evidence for murder indictments against Fyodor Beizhneri.
Around 9 a.m. on Thursday morning, police received a call from the couple’s son, who told them he found his parents badly wounded and lying motionless on the floor of their apartment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Tel Aviv restaurant owner’s violent encounter with police.
By KATHERINE KEENAN
News briefs from around the nation.
By COMPILED BY JULIE STEIGERWALD
We get worked up when someone says something bad about Ethiopian Israelis, but what have we ourselves done lately to lend them a hand?
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
Smart police work doesn’t involve castigating a whole community as suspicious, it involves educating police not to be naturally suspicious.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
A series of scandals and badly handled cases have left the Israel Police in serious need of intervention.
‘He wasn’t a danger to the public, just to a woman and her new love interest who are now dead’ – Meirav Lapidot.
The beating of a man who refused to identify himself to undercover cops should have us questioning our authorities, and ourselves.
Incidents in which police allegedly used excessive force against Arab citizens are not isolated.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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.
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 Stern Stern 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."