07.25.2016 | 19 Tammuz, 5776
Palestinians call for UNSC action over new Israeli building plans in east Jerusalem
Palestinian hunger striker sparks widespread protest
Saudi delegation to Israel: Ending Palestinian conflict critical for ties with Arab states
Abbas's Harshest Critic
Liberman: Government mustn't have stance on Hebron shooter until trial's end
Historic archeological discovery of Egyptian statue unearthed in Tel-Hazor
French PM: France will never deny Jewish historical ties to Jerusalem
Israeli-Beduin film 'Sand Storm' to be released in US
Bar encourages outsiders to challenge Herzog
Israel and Cyprus downplay crisis in ties over Turkey reconciliation
Hebron shooter: All of my IDF commanders are liars
Going with the flow
WATCH: Gal Gadot's epic debut in first Wonder Woman trailer
It’s cool and fringe, it’s Yiddish
Group launches crowdfunding campaign against sexual harassment in police
Another pre-Rio gold for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics team
Kenyan-born runner going the distance for Israel at the Olympics
Israeli triathlete Darmon rolls into Rio for 1st Olympics
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
Sports tech coming to Rio 2016, courtesy of Israel
Technion takes a selfie from space
Scientists find new roles for old RNAs
Not a death sentence
Israeli doctors save young boy from flesh-eating bacteria
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
Looking to relax by the sea? Steer clear of Israel’s most crowded beaches
Public broadcasting imperative
Africa and the revitalization of the Zionist dream
Israel emerges as a player on the world stage
Letters to the Editor
'Turkish Airlines fires personnel after failed coup'
Syrian refugee kills one, wounds two with machete in Germany
'Possible that Erdogan engineered coup,' former Pentagon official tells ‘Post’
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Landau: Secret Iran documents underline a ‘very serious’ problem
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
How did a former concentration camp become a wedding venue in Lithuania?
German University's course claims Israel harvests Palestinian organs
American Jew among those killed fighting ISIS alongside Kurds in Syria
French educators learn to teach about Israel ‘from the heart’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
After playing anti-Semitism card against Trump, Wasserman Schultz sunk by aides’ anti-Bernie emails
Kaine one of few senators not to sign letter to Obama urging increased MoU
Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigns as Democratic chair after e-mail leak
General Flynn responds to Russia accusation with anti-Semitic tweet
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
Head to Crown Plaza Eilat this summer to enjoy a fun staycation
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
News briefs from around the nation.
By COMPILED BY JULIE STEIGERWALD
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.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
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."
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.