01.20.2017 | 22 Tevet, 5777
Erdan calls to probe Arab MKs after policeman’s death
Beduin allege police frame-up in teacher’s death
Hundreds of Palestinians call on Trump not to relocate US embassy
Report: Hezbollah claims IDF breached Lebanon border to install spy gear
Haredi enrollment in higher education up 250% since 2009
Defense Ministry requests legal aid for haredi soldiers subject to harassment
Polish president: Security through deterrence does not exclude dialogue
Analysis: Time to reset Israel-US ties
State still has no solution for Amona families
Life stipend for Armon Hanatziv terrorist’s family
Israeli, Turkish generals meet for first time in years
Coalition refuses to vote on deportation bill
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
Art: From the mysterious to the macabre
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Sinai Says: Retiring Rivkin’s legacy linked to future of rhythmic gymnastics in Israel
Hapoel has chance to take control of group
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Tech Talk: Israeli technology strong in TV industry
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Do Israeli coffee machines contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Editor's Note: The Gaza expert
Column One: Netanyahu's shameless opponents
Remembering Ari Rath
Middle America speaks, but the Coasters don’t hear
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Outgoing US envoy says UN needs to 'push' Iran on arms embargo
Iranian duo's move to Bulgaria makes history in women's volleyball
Former soccer star placed on Egyptian terror list
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Yolocaust: What happens when you do yoga on top of a Holocaust memorial?
An insider’s view: Eight years watching the first Jewish US president
ADL urges US Jewish institutions to be alert following bomb threats
Columbia prof. says Israel advocates will 'infest' Trump administration
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Thousands protest in New York on eve of Trump inauguration
American-Israelis to rally in Tel Aviv in solidarity with DC Women’s March
LGBTQ activists stage dance protest outside Mike Pence's DC home
Watch: Invoking Netanyahu and Putin, Indian right-wing group hails Trump
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
"Erez was an outstanding policeman, the son of a policeman, and he was murdered this morning in a ramming attack," Netanyahu stated.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The suspect is said to be the brother of terrorist Wallid Dakah, who is serving a life sentence for the killing of IDF soldier Moshe Tamam.
By BEN LYNFIELD
Police spokeswoman Luba Samri acknowledged that police face particular challenges in combating “lone-wolf” attackers.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
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.
Both Israeli and Brazilian authorities participated in an international effort to track the suspects over the last four months.
Interviewed on Israel Radio, Dalia Dorner, retired Supreme Court justice said that the law does not require Netanyahu to resign, but that he has a moral obligation to do so.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Yitzhaki’s retirement, announced on Monday alongside five other senior officers, comes at a sensitive time when the prime minister’s criminal investigation is still ongoing.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,UDI SHAHAM,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Netanyahu and “Noni” Mozes have been embroiled in a scandal after it was revealed the two allegedly held talks in order to hammer out a quid pro quo scheme.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,JPOST.COM STAFF
Hundreds of Police and border police secured the event.
Police suspect a nationally motivated attack in pair of shootings on Tuesday
Police said that the Jerusalem suspect, in his 50s, expressed “extreme criticisms” of the judges.
Details of the fire, which broke out around 5:00 p.m. Sunday, and the causes of the deaths in the sixth-floor apartment in the Talpiot neighborhood remained unclear.
Is Netanyahu really in trouble if there is a criminal investigation?
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The Justice Ministry said an announcement would be made "in due course."
35% increase from 2015 • 14% of new officers from minority populations.
In 2015, 755 women were provided shelter from domestic violence, an increase of 20% from the year prior.
This comes after a year-long investigation into Dadon’s dealings with local building developers.
Police are currently obligated to report information about cases to the state prosecutor and to the Knesset.
Joint List leader Ayman Oden says the law is "an unnecessary evil promoted by the prime minister."
Police commissioner and officers take part in counter-terrorism training in Jerusalem.
Developing: 80,000 evacuated around Haifa; Shin Bet and Police investigating background, Police Chief says not all fires caused by arson.
By HERB KEINON
Rabbi pleads guilty on two counts, apologizes to his victims.
By JEREMY SHARON
Medics found the man on the side of the road in critical condition, and he was pronounced dead at the Rabin Medical Center - Beilinson Campus.
According to police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, the unidentified Israeli driver was killed on impact midway through the attempted turn.
“I call on Erdan to annul Brachyahu’s appointment. It is not commensurate with the values of the police and it is not commensurate with the values of the State of Israel,” Zionist Union MK says.
One day after a deadly Jerusalem terrorist attack jarred the nation, police say extensive security measures for Yom Kippur have been implemented throughout the capital.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,YAAKOV LAPPIN
"It’s hard to tell his parents that he died, and I, as his commander, am still alive," says Meir Namir of Yosef Kirma.
Close coordination of US and Israeli police causes dismay to the American activist group.
By SARAH LEIBOVITZ-DAR
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.
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.
By BEN HARTMAN
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."
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.
A Tel Aviv restaurant owner’s violent encounter with police.
By KATHERINE KEENAN
Channel 2 has opened its primetime news broadcasts nearly every night this past week with selected minutes from their recorded talks.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
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