04.29.2017 | 3 Iyar, 5777
Israeli 'sex mania' a global threat, says PA TV
Protests across the West Bank: Palestinians report dozens inured
For Abbas, meeting with Netanyahu is the easy part
Russia slams alleged Israeli strike on Syria
North Korea threatens Israel with 'merciless, thousand-fold punishment'
US approves possible $440 million arms sale to Israel
Comedy in the age of Trump
Housing minister announces construction plans for 15,000 homes beyond Green Line
Peace Now protest blocked by police near Kohav Yaakov
Bennett wins re-election as Bayit Yehudi head
Storming the Labor Party leadership
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
The best of both worlds at Kitchen Bar
How do you say slam dunk in Hebrew?
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Soccer: Beersheba looking to clinch championship at Mac TA
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
Israeli urban tech-integrator brings smart city management to East Africa
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Israel’s united and uniting rescue team
A radiant idea
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Editor's Notes: Why we are hosting Sebastian Gorka
Column one: Netanyahu’s bold move against Europe
Independence Day: Celebrating the process
Rooted in 3,000 years of history
Pope, at Cairo Mass, urges unity against fanaticism
Erdogan says Syria's Raqqa will 'turn into a graveyard' for Islamic State
Pope Francis arrives in Cairo seeking to mend ties with Islam
New photos emerge of Jewish convert Jenna Jameson's baby
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
President Trump proclaims May 'Jewish American Heritage Month'
Holland has first Jewish military wedding since Holocaust
Texas Senate passes anti-BDS bill, Gov. expected to sign in May
Outrage over German Foreign Minister's alleged belittling of Holocaust
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Trump says he thought being president would be easier
Trump: I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
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
Grapevine: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
Grapevine: Tracing unit
Grapevine: Goldin’s letter
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
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Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Just a Thought: On sirens
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in bentsching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Savta Suzy and Saba Momi
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
European pro-Israel lobby goes into the lion’s den
Christians, Muslims must live in peace, leading reverend says
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Mustafa Nimir was shot during suspected car-ramming attack at Shuafat refugee camp in September.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Footage of the incident emerged on Thursday morning of a Cohen violently confronting 50-year-old Mazen Shwiki.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
"I came to sound my voice that this racism should stop."
By BEN LYNFIELD
"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.
Police spokeswoman Luba Samri acknowledged that police face particular challenges in combating “lone-wolf” attackers.
1,200 extra officers to man 5 new stations in flashpoint neighborhoods.
Both Israeli and Brazilian authorities participated in an international effort to track the suspects over the last four months.
“We will continue to work for a greater presence of police on the roads, in Arab communities and in all city centers.”
Beit Hatikva domestic violence rehab program aims to get prisoners to face their problems.
The mother was reportedly distraught after her 12-year-old son died on Thursday.
“Police will ensure the security and ease of travel for the tens of thousands of visitors entering and exiting the Old City.”
Some police officers responded with outrage, believing the PID was seeking to incriminate them.
Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, along with police officials, quickly condemned the act once the video was published, calling it “disgraceful” behavior.
The incident at an event hall is now under investigation by the Ministry of Justice Police Internal Investigations Unit, which declined to comment.
According to police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, all public areas will be closely canvassed.
"This reminds them who they are as human beings and why they became officers in the first place," says Commissioner Alsheich.
This came as Netanyahu reportedly told police investigators on Monday that he does not smoke cigars because he suffers from sinus problems.
The alleged offenses, originally reported by Channel 1, took place a few months ago at the the Jerusalem police station.
In both cases, Netanyahu has denied any wrongdoing, reiterating, “There will be nothing, because there is nothing.”
Magen David Adom received reports of the shooting at 11:23 pm.
Sela was found and arrested in a field some 250 meters from his apartment, where the four victims were found dead at the scene by paramedics.
Ariel Newman died of heat stroke during scorching desert hike in September 2014.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The honorees covered the bulk of the nation’s demographic tapestry in terms of gender, race, minorities and religion.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Public security minister faces calls that he be "held accountable" for allegedly misleading the public and engaging in anti-Arab incitement.
By BEN LYNFIELD,ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Ex-police officials: Restructuring a "deliberate weakening" of investigations.
Sensitive position would oversee Netanyahu criminal probes
Burial societies repeatedly courted controversy, according to a Channel 2 report, this month that recorded multiple burial-society officials refusing to bury deceased gay and lesbian people.
Pakada and his lawyer have said that the attack was “an incidence of racism-motivated police violence.”
A large contingent of police were searching the area surrounding the hospital for the suspect.
Court orders suspect in murder of his wife and 3 children to undergo psychological evaluation.
"On my watch, no one will harm police independence to do what it needs according to the law."
By UDI SHAHAM,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Herzog demands from the Supreme Court to suspend PM from communications ministry.
By UDI SHAHAM
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.
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?
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.
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
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