04.27.2017 | 1 Iyar, 5777
Patriot missile fired at drone entering Israeli airspace from Syria
Palestinians must admit defeat, Republican caucus says
Palestinians put life on hold for hunger striking prisoners
Storming the Labor Party leadership
Netanyahu’s muscular diplomacy
Asylum-seekers protest 20% wage deduction law
Trump team arrives in Israel to discuss presidential visit
Trump considering Israel visit, White House official confirms
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
The best of both worlds at Kitchen Bar
Veneziana in Haifa
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
Mac TA back in 1st after rout of Kiryat Gat
Beersheba on the brink of championship
Miller dismissed from Mac TA camp for bringing girlfriend
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
Independence Day: Celebrating the process
Rooted in 3,000 years of history
Shared private grief – Leave the butterfly alone
As I See It: The British Foreign Office remains true to type
New photos emerge of Jewish convert Jenna Jameson's baby
Report: Desperate Syrians sell kidneys, eyes to Lebanese organ traffickers
Assad behind April 4 chemical attack, French intelligence confirms
Turkey detains 800 people over suspected links to US-based cleric
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
Time to speak loudly and clearly
NYC council candidate's platform: Stop 'greedy Jewish landlords'
Jewish officials hail Austria’s decision to adopt antisemitism definition
Study: For US Jews, education dims faith
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
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
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
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Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Pope Francis urges the powerful to act humbly in surprise TED talk
Reflection and Prayer in Jerusalem from A Truth Seeker
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
The meeting was the second between the two leaders since Trump took office in January.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Jordan exports relatively few products to the Palestinian territories.
By ADAM RASGON
On Monday, alongside Sisi, Trump referred to the conflict as the "problem of the century."
By MICHAEL WILNER
As a private citizen, Trump commented that Obama should remain out of Syria.
The summit would bring together Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Sunni Arab leaders from Egypt, Jordan and the Gulf states.
By HERB KEINON,MICHAEL WILNER
Plaintiffs have accused Arab Bank under a US law called the Alien Tort Statute of deliberately financing terrorism, including suicide bombings and other attacks.
The leaders of the two Arab states that hold relations with Israel discuss the conflict, particularly in light of Trump's ascent to power.
Jordanian King Abudllah II and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi were also reportedly at the summit in Aqaba and met separately with Kerry.
The Palestinian leadership launched a campaign two weeks ago to appeal to the world against the possible relocation of the US Embassy.
Instead of the fixation on an independent Palestinian state, the new administration should look east to the Hashemite Kingdom as a stabilizing influence on Palestinian politics.
By HILLEL FRISCH,YITZHAK SOKOLOFF
Official responses in Cairo, Riyadh and Amman seemed calculated to make an impression on the incoming Trump administration rather than to impel any immediate or urgent follow up on the Kerry proposal
By BEN LYNFIELD
Ahead of Wednesday vote, PA and Jordan warn of "other options" if full support is not received on controversial Jerusalem resolution.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Approximately 92 million sq.m. of Israeli territory is laden with mine fields, laid out during the country’s various battles in the Golan Heights, Arava Valley, Jordan and Galilee.
By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
Jordan's foreign minister has reportedly invited Israel's ambassador to the kingdom to provide details on the events of Friday's attempted stabbing attack in Jerusalem.
By HERB KEINON,BEN LYNFIELD
King warns failure to reach a two-state solution inflames "violence and extremism in the region."
By ARIEL WHITMAN
President Rivlin opened his speech in Arabic, greeting Jordan's King Abdullah and the royal family, as well as the Jordanian Ambassador to Israel.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Abdullah addressed his subjects to mark the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Hashemite monarchy. A text of his remarks is below.
On May 17, the Israeli embassy in Amman hosted an official reception on the occasion of Independence Day. About 200 foreign diplomats and Jordanian officials attended the special ceremony.
The Jordanian MPs gathered on Sunday to pass the Jordanian Investment Fund Law for 2016, authorizing Israeli companies to participate in the fund's bids.
"The Jordanian parliament is an independent authority and its opinion toward the peace treaty with Israel is different in essence from the government's position," the Jordanian House Speaker said.
PMO: There is absolutely no basis to Jordanian claims that Israel is violating Temple Mount status quo.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Jordan's ambassador to Israel, Walid Obeidat, was previously recalled by the Hashemite Kingdom in November 2014, amid tensions in Jerusalem.
The head of the committee against normalization with Israel, Manaf Majali, said that the committee will start a broad campaign to convince Jordanians not to "work in the occupying entity."
Plants slated to compete with China in cheap production are projected to provide 13,000 jobs for Jordanians and Israelis.
By DROR FEUER/GLOBES
Netanyahu to speak on third day of UN General Assembly debate.
Ban Ki-moon, Obama, Erdogan to speak as the United Nations opens the general debate of the 71st session of its General Assembly.
The Hashemite kingdom has cut back on travel permits, residents and rights groups say, leaving Gazans in despair and livelihoods at risk.
Many tourists focus on Petra in Jordan, but the country’s north offers a rich array of historic sites.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
A 60-year-old Israeli has been held in Jordan since March 15 for having illegal drugs in his possession. The man's family who are fighting for his release claim the drugs were prescription pills.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The area along the Israel-Jordan border is highly susceptible to earthquakes. Israelis, Jordanians and Palestinians joined forces to provide the best possible response in case such a disaster strikes
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
US Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason D. Greenblatt is visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories this week.
Daqamseh receives hero’s welcome, says "normalization with Zionists a lie."
"That he is being released the day before the 20th anniversary is very sad," says the father of one of the seven schoolgirls murdered by Jordanian soldier Ahmad Daqamseh in 1997.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The first Jordanian condemnation came yesterday and it was decidedly sharp.
Jerusalem Day Commemoration Ceremony to highlight JNF-USA missions.
By STEVE LINDE
Zionist Union MK Erel Margalit: "Israel can help improve the lives of 600,000 Jordanians on the other side of the river."
By GIL HOFFMAN
The man was shot in the leg and taken into custody.
By YONATAN HILLELI
It is broadly hinted that relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia are improving. Will this positive trend continue?
By ZVI MAZEL
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
A Jordanian newspaper reported on Thursday that Jordan will not agree to extradite terrorist Ahlam Tamimi to the US, where she would have been tried for killing Americans during the Second Intifada.
By JOY BERNARD
During his prison term, Daqamseh expressed pride for his actions and was publicly praised by his mother. Even Hussein Mejalli, Jordan’s justice minister at the time, called him a hero.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Jordan slammed Israel for trying to pass the controversial 'muezzin bill,' saying it could violate human rights such as Freedom of Religion as well as the peace treaty between the two countries.
Do the executions reflect frustration and insecurity, or determination?
It was the largest number of people executed in one day in Jordan's recent history, according to a senior judicial source.
“The attorney general can individually decide to bar someone from traveling or a court can in response to a request from the attorney general or a branch of the security apparatus.”
"In our view, Jerusalem is extremely important, our firm stance is that we reject any unilateral efforts that attempt to change the Arab, Muslim and Christian identity of the Holy city."
Jordan's King Abdullah is the first Arab leader in Washington for talks with the Trump administration.
Jordan is among the closest allies of the United States in the Middle East region.
The recent terror attacks left Jordanians reeling and shocked, having trusted that such acts of terror would not reach their country.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
At least 9 people, including a Canadian tourist, were killed in the attack in the city of Karak.
Nine people were killed as gunmen fired at a castle in Karak, a popular tourist spot.
Israel could find itself tracking an influx of terrorists in Turkey and Jordan, but also closer to home in the Sinai.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The attack targeted an outpost manned by the Jaish al-Ashair rebel group at the Rakban refugee camp.
Hattar was shot on the steps of the Palace of Justice before a session of his trial for allegedly insulting Islam.
Jordanian Christian writer Nahed Hattar was accused of contempt of religion for caricature seen as insulting Islam.
"If anything, the parliamentary system has largely operated as a disservice to the people, providing no real opposition to the appointed government or state policies."
The Hashemite Kingdom is set to hold parliamentary elections this week.
By AARON MAGID
The actress says that Jordan can not bear the responsibility for these refugees on its own.
A new video shows ISIS-linked coalition advancing on the Yarmouk Valley region located in the triple border junction between Israel's Golan Heights, Jordan and Syria, Channel 2 reports.
Japan and Israel invested a total of $350 million to expand the Jericho Agro Industrial Park.
Jordanian border crossing officials last weekend reportedly forbade a Jewish family from entering the country from Israel while displaying any Jewish religious attire.
Two recent terrorist attacks illustrate the dangers of militant Islamist ideological spillover from the war in Syria.
By BRUCE MADDY-WEITZMAN
Transport Minister Yisrael Katz plays down the dispute with Jordan, one of two Arab states with full ties with Israel.
The car exploded a few hundred meters from Rakban camp in a desolate eastern area of the country.
Unemployment and inaccessible housing are major challenges.
By NOGA TARNOPOLSKY/THE MEDIA LINE
Dahlan, a bitter rival of Abbas, was driven from Gaza after Hamas seized control of the coastal enclave in 2007.
It is not the first time Iraq has demanded that Jordan extradite Hussein's daughter, who has been living in Amman since 2003, when American forces occupied Iraq and toppled her father's regime.
Five years after the Syrian conflict began, more than a million Syrians are still living in Jordan with little hope of returning home.
In a press conference that took place on Wednesday, the commander of the Border Guard announced that his forces captured a homing pigeon sent by ISIS fighters in Iraq.
Fans of the Faysali team, affiliated with the East Bank, started chanting pro-Israeli slogans after losing a soccer match to the Wihdat team, affiliated with the Palestinian population of Jordan.
Life in Jordan is familiar but economically difficult. For Syrians, the culture is similar and it allows refugees to sustain hope of returning home.
By LAURA KELLY,SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Jordanian government spokesmansaid that in the memorandum, the government emphasized that it opposes and condemns the incursions of Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick.
A source familiar with the glamorous get-together told Vanity Fair that next 'First Daughter' and the Hashemite Kingdom's royal family member discussed women's issues.
Resurrecting the peace process is not Topic A on Netanyahu’s mind right now.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
Saudis recognize the need to diversify and liberalize and may have taken recent steps to do so.
By JOSHUA A. SMITH
We have had over 20 years to build strong relations with our neighbors but instead have allowed fear and security concerns to overwhelm public diplomacy.
By DAVID LEHRER
Every once in a while, the Jordanian people are given a chance to express how they really feel about Israel. It’s ugly.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The question is whether King Abdullah is willing or even able as Jordan’s leader to change his people’s perceptions of Israel.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
One reason that the idea of Palestinian statehood is fading is the probable succession crisis in the post-Mahmoud Abbas era.
By LIAT COLLINS
For these very reasons, they should not only be stripped of their citizenship, they should be thrown out of the country together with all those who help them in any way.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
J Street, along with its ideological and political fellow travelers like Kaine, deliberately misleads the American public about the nature of reality in the Middle East.
So much for the desert-driven delusions of the past.
By MICHAEL FREUND
This regional approach is misguided and will not ultimately succeed as one may have hoped. Certain achievements may indeed be reached, but they will be limited and kept under wraps.
By ELIE PODEH
The State Department’s overblown language indicates a distorted view of the reality driving the conflict – and it’s not settlements.
Over a year before the Balfour declaration, in January 1916 Britain and France secretly divided among themselves large tracts of Arab lands in the Ottoman Empire.
By MORDECAI PALDIEL
As Americans go to the polls, Jordan's flag carrier airline takes jab at Trump, who called for Muslims to be banned from entering the US.