06.26.2016 | 20 Sivan, 5776
Herzog: Israel should hold vote on two-state solution
Missing IDF soldier's family: Netanyahu failing a test by signing deal with Turkey
Did Israel promise not to assassinate Hamas's leader as part of Turkey deal?
Abbas retracts charge that rabbis called to poison Palestinian water
Netanyahu: Brexit vote to leave EU has no direct impact on Israel
Life sentence for Jerusalem pride parade stabber who killed teen girl
Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev is on the war path
10 years after Second Lebanon War, for a bereaved mother the pain is only worse
Govt to approve package to improve economic ties with Africa
Netanyahu praises British PM after resignation as ‘true friend of Israel’
Quartet report likely to recommend renewal of direct Israeli-Palestinian talks
Heart of the city discovered at Tel Aviv’s InterContinental David
Seeing Russia through new eyes
Iftar fund-raiser in Abu Gosh helps sick Palestinians get help in Israeli hospitals
Italy's Seppi subdues Israel's Sela in Wimbledon tuneup
Israeli track and field athletes still looking for Rio push
Sinai Says: Blatt’s NBA legacy takes a hit with Cavaliers’ championship after his ouster
Even in Jerusalem, Game 7 awakens strong emotions
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
Uber harnessing popular support for ride-sharing against Katz
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Motti Zisser, international business wunderkind and generous philanthropist succumbs to cancer
Sperm with fragile DNA can be sorted out to improve chances of pregnancy
Emotions give clues to behavior in baseball
Health scan: Lend me your ear
Israeli Crohn’s disease group becomes full member of European federation
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
New Israeli cannabis farmers continue to fight for growing license
Hackers and companies alike finding clever new ways to circumvent privacy
MIT magazine names Mobileye 6th most innovative company
Europe’s first Islamophobia summit highlights European-wide problem
Who will write France’s future?
June 26: Kids in hot cars
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Turkish official: Regional security problem binds Israel and Turkey
Is airport planned for Israel-Jordan border clouding neighborly ties?
Erdogan meets Hamas leader in Istanbul as Turkey-Israel detente looms
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Gaza-based pro-ISIS group urges Muslims on social media to donate for weapons
After Obama touts military gains, US officials warn campaign against ISIS could backfire
Analysis: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi is living on borrowed time
ISIS destroys Syrian satellite dishes in bid to ban 'un-Islamic' TV during Ramadan
Sharansky to French Jews mulling aliya: Do it!
Holocaust-themed play by Polish writer causes stir in Los Angeles
Ex-prostitute alleges Orthodox businessmen mistreated her on ‘mile high’ NYPD job
Seeing it as it really is
La révolution harédite
Riyad vs Téhéran
La bataille pour la droite s'annonce serrée
L'idéologie de " la monarchie de Judée "
Giuliani to 'Post': US is ready to vote for Trump if he doesn’t blow it
Poll: Israelis even on Clinton vs. Trump
Former NYC mayor to young people: Don’t let Donald Trump mislead you
Republican Jews targeting Democrats over Sanders' platform picks
Grapevine: Good Tuesday
The Tisch: Halla bookends
Parshat Shlah: Constructive criticism or defeatism?
Grapevine: With strings attached
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
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
What’s your pleasure?
Talking about transitioning
When is a chair not a chair?
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
IFCJ funds flights for olim, seeks to attract 2,000 from 15 countries this summer
Christian Birthright educates millennials as voices for Israel
Presbyterians to hear anti-Israel onslaught at General Assembly
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Picking Cherries in the Desert at the Yatir Forest Cherry Festival
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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!
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
Outing a Charismatic Sexual Predator
Tze'enah U-Re'enah / צְאֶינָה וּרְאֶינָה
They Are Bought!........
YoungDiplomats.com : The New Generation of Israeli Diplomats
The conflicts in the summer of 2014 were unique in their brutality – my life changed dramatically, as did the lives of countless others in this shell-shocked country.
By BEN HARTMAN
Future conflict is inevitable, but Israel will not initiate it, source adds; says: Hamas spends all of its money on arming itself, not to help Gazans.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The military has opened an investigation into the event.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Police feared tension earlier this week, when the annual Jerusalem Day Flag Parade brought masses of Israeli Jews marching through the Muslim Quarter to the Western Wall.
The weapons are unreliable and frequently jam, as one did during Wednesday night’s deadly attack. Yet they pose a deadly threat, and are proliferating.
Netanyahu: "We are at the peak of a difficult period...We will act with resoluteness."
By CORAL BRAUN
The report added that Syrian defense systems identified Israeli aircraft within their airspace but refrained from firing.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Like its more famous counterpart, which offers free 10-day trips to young Jews, Birthright Excel Ventures aims to strengthen ties between Jewish Americans and Israel.
By NIV ELIS
Netafim: Founded on a kibbutz in Israel’s Negev desert now helps millions of farmers grow more yields with less resources.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
On Monday, the Knesset’s Interior Committee approved the second and third reading of the National Master Plan.
The statue is of Garegin Nzhdeh, an Armenian nationalist who sought independence first from the Ottoman Empire and then from Soviet domination.
By JEREMY SHARON
Germany is holding what are likely to be its last trials linked to the Holocaust, in which the Nazis killed more than six million people, mostly Jews.
The two arrested Jews were detained for several hours and released. They may be prosecuted for assault, pending an investigation and the decision of Ukrainian police.
On Thursday, the attack prompted the United Nations Security Council to issue its strongest condemnation of Palestinian terror since September’s uptick in attacks.
Odeh said that “so long as Israel occupies another people it can’t be a true egalitarian democracy.”
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Mimran himself on Tuesday did not appear to contradict his lawyer or defend his Monday night comments, only repeating that he held documents regarding the transfer of money.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,RINA BASSIST,GIL HOFFMAN
Mustafai spoke in front of roughly 300 men and adolescent boys in Bad Cannstatt, the oldest city district in Stuttgart.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Greenblatt: "Many options," including renegotiation of Iran deal.
By MICHAEL WILNER
The Bremen Peace Forum calls for a boycott of Israeli goods, and has staged protests in front of supermarkets urging customers not to buy Israeli fruit.
The information was first relayed to Fox News through the office of US Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), who chairs the Senate Homeland Security Committee.
The resolution also acknowledges that the German Empire, then a military ally of the Ottomans, did nothing to stop the killings.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Yoram Cohen’s statements indicated that the Shin Bet’s abilities to decipher who cyber attacks Israel are more advanced than has been previously known.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Bill to cover post offices, banks, supermarkets and more.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Participation in the tournament was a precondition in qualifying for the upcoming 2016 Olympic games that will take place in August in Rio de Janeiro.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Livingstone continued by denying that he was anti-Semitic, commenting that if Labour permanently suspended him he would "go to court."
Jo Cox, an ardent supporter of EU membership, was shot and stabbed in the street in her electoral district in northern England on Thursday.
Barak, who served under Netanyahu as the government's top defense official, also rejected rumors that Netanyahu had recently offered him to head the Foreign Ministry.
The attacker at the Beersheba bus station, a Bedouin-Israeli, stabbed a soldier and grabbed his M-16 rifle, then opened fire.
Pathologist in Hebron manslaughter case says terrorist could have survived if given treatment.
What to do this weekend and beyond.
By SHAWN RODGERS
Sadan, who is known to have close ties with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is a public relations figure and Knesset lobbyist.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The bill passed into law after six years of negotiations and review in the Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The National Fire and Rescue Services said that over 60 fire teams and 130 firefighters from across the country – as well as more than 10 planes – were deployed the fight the blaze
"I am running for prime minister so Israel will return to be a country that inspires and overcomes challenges with accomplishments," Lapid said at the annual Herzliya Conference Wednesday.
The US is currently in advanced negotiations with Israel over a new, decade-long Memorandum of Understanding that will guarantee US defense aid to Israel over the next decade.
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON
Of the Justice Ministry's list of 27 NGOs to which the bill would likely apply, 25 are left-wing, making the proposal very controversial.
Right-wing politicians fear such illegal construction is an attempt by the Palestinian Authority to claim sections of Area C for its future state.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) filed a petition in 2013 to fight what it viewed as attempts to oppress free speech and political action.
Israelis looking to arm themselves must jump through a number of hoops, including a mental and physical exam, background checks, shooting exams, and must show they have a security reason to carry.
"All u haters- stop using god to hide your ugly homophobia," writes Assi Azar in bittersweet Facebook message after marrying husband in Spain.
Knesset committee approves bill for first reading which would ban progressive denominations from using mikvas for conversions.
The premier also extended his condolences to the families of the victims and said that Israel stands "shoulder to shoulder with the American people.”
By HERB KEINON
"We have nothing to look towards in a government led by Netanyahu," Peretz says.
Such actions could fuel further Palestinian violence against Israel, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein said on Friday.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON
Kuczynski won a bare majority of votes — 50.12 percent — over Keiko Fujimori, Peru’s national election office announced on its official Twitter page Thursday evening.
In an exclusive interview, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked brushes off charges by the International Criminal Court.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,GIL HOFFMAN
Edelstein joins the club after arguably its worst ever season.
By ALLON SINAI
Hapoel denied repeat championship as sixth seed steals glory in the capital with 83-77 conquest.
Injaz – Center for Professional Arab Local Governance – is helping 35 Arab municipalities out of a total of 75 so far, and the number is growing.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The word “gap” that is attached to every such promise almost makes it seem as if all that is needed are a couple of trucks to pour some cement and the problem will be solved.
“I promise that all those involved in yesterday’s deadly terrorist attack will not escape punishment,” Liberman said on Thursday
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Former justice minister Friedmann says attorney-general cannot tell government ‘to shut up.’
On Sunday, the Prisons Service announced that it would change its rules about attorney visits after former prime minister Ehud Olmert got caught using “attorney-client privilege” as an excuse.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,BEN HARTMAN
Founded in 2007, the volunteer-based program has helped thousands of severely wounded Israelis to overcome their pain, trauma and disability and rebuild productive lives.
By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER
“Agriculture is not just a need, it’s a value,” said Rivlin.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
"This is an emotional moment for me and for all Israeli citizens,” Netanyahu said.
Rabbinate starts handing out warning notices of legal action to restaurants using Hashgacha Pratit supervision services.
"Denmark is part of the European Union, and it cannot be that it's government funds anti-Israel organizations," Peri says.
In a statement complaining about being stripped of his title, Hazan said: "Anyone who knows me and my work knows that titles and jobs were never important to me."
The rabbi made his comments on Tuesday during a special “Conversion Day” held in the Knesset at the initiative of MKs Aliza Lavie and Elazar Stern and the ITIM organization.
Excavation in the Modi'in area finds coins dating back to 126 B.C.E.
Aliya is a dancer and surfer who enjoys outdoor activities, as well as playing music.
Women of the Wall say in response that Western Wall rabbi has "created a catch 22 for women at the Western Wall."
The Likud MK made his remarks at a committee discussion on the high costs of summer camps, and the reduction of the scope of the Education Ministry’s School of Summer program.
No details about the origin of the antiquities or their value was given by the government.
Ruling is heavy blow to alternative kashrut licensing.
Yedidim has been working with children, youth and adults in 120 municipalities for almost quarter of a century and devised the Second Chance program some 20 years ago.
Israeli filmmaker Ido Haar’s latest documentary chronicles the cross-continental musical collaboration between American YouTube persona Princess Shaw and Israeli mash-up artist Kutiman.
By HANNAH BROWN
Herzog said that should Netanyahu distance himself from the far-right, his party would "gather and decide," if, perhaps there is room for talks over a unity-government.
By GIL HOFFMAN,CORAL BRAUN
Anarchy in the Jewish State Hunter Stuart hangs out on the margins with the anarchists who want ‘freedom for everyone, from the river to the sea.
By HUNTER STUART
Will the latest scandal involving the prime minister trigger a chain of events leading to Benjamin Netanyahu’s decline and fall or will it turn out to be just one more affair that won’t change much?
By DORON NAVOT
It’s no wonder that “flow” has become the quintessential feature of our experience here. Be here now, don’t think about the future and forget about the past.
By DANYA KAUFMANN
A round-up of news from around the nation.
By COMPILED BY CORAL BRAUN
A round-up of news from around the country.
By COMPILED BY JULIE STEIGERWALD
A round-up of news from across the nation.
Riot police intervened to disperse protestors chanting "Time will come when the tide will turn and the AK Party..."
The attack hit the police station in the town of Midyat, north of the Syrian border, in the mainly Kurdish southeast.
Former Turkish lawmaker tells Post the perpetrators seem to have employed a dual strategy: attacking security forces while also damaging Turkey's tourism sector.
The hashtag, written mostly in Arabic and English, has been used to disparage the leader of al-Qaida, Ayman Zawahiri, and his organization's affiliates.
Got a minute? Here's the week in review.
"We went to watch... dolphins and we ended up in f**king Syria."
A call to all denominations and other ‘holy’ warriors.
By NATHAN LOPES CARDOZO
I hate to think what will happen to Paris if the conference tries to impose a solution on the Land of Israel. Perhaps this should teach the world not to mess with us.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
In light of their warm ties it may seem strange that this was the first such visit, but for many decades the friendship was kept quiet, especially the extensive defense cooperation.
By SHARYN MITTELMAN
Why is it that Palestinians hold such slanted opinions about Israel and Israelis?
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Traditionally, minority groups have had a history of ambiguity in terms of security throughout the Middle East.
By GLENN FIELD
Considering the divisive acts that have taken place in Jerusalem during the past year, maybe it’s not such a surprise.
Three hundred years ago, the Baal Shem Tov, founder of hassidism, taught that God can and should be found in nature, and today people are pursuing precisely that.
By CHAIM BRUK
The important thing was that Jews were free to pray at the Western Wall once more. But half a century later, not all Jews are free to pray there.
It wasn’t until 19 years later that we finally returned to the full land. In June 1967, Israel won the Six Day War and took over the western bank of the Jordan River.
By URI PILICHOWSKI
The war, not of our making, was sparked on April 7, 1967, when the Syrians opened fire on Israeli tractors working near Kibbutz Ha’on, east of the Sea of Galilee.
By DVORA WAYSMAN
A government that cannot make space for introspection, for self-critique, for engaging with social flaws is a government that will lead Israel to doom.
By DANIEL GORDIS
Trump characterized the American people's solidarity with Israel as strong and its commitment to Israel's security as "of paramount importance."