02.27.2017 | 1 Adar, 5777
Peace proposals offered by activists on Right and Left
Knesset caucus formed to free Israeli held captive in Gaza
Abbas at UNHRC: Support two-state solution by recognizing 'Palestine'
Hezbollah-affiliated newspaper mocks Israeli minister's 'killer robots' talk
The sounds of Jewish music
Knesset begins process to impeach Ghattas
Cabinet promotes bill to expand reservists’ benefits
Gallant: Israel to face ‘catastrophic war’ if tunnel report goes unheeded
Netanyahu strikes back at comptroller: Ministers updated more than ever
A glimpse into Israel's clandestine diplomacy
A snapshot of Asia's best
'Moonlight' wins best picture, after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced
Imri Ziv’s "I Feel Alive" named Israeli entry for Eurovision 2017
Shivek sacked by Rishon Lezion despite championship heroics
Beitar Jerusalem dominates in Sakhnin
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem snaps skid in Rishon
Soccer: Mac Tel Aviv tied on points with Beersheba
Gili May to head issue management unit of Israeli ad firm
U. of Haifa to provide free depression treatment using new techniques
Waze and SPNI team up to prevent wildlife from becoming roadkill
Germany seeks Israeli technology
Child gets brain cyst from his dog
Israeli hospital treats first Palestinian for unique brain condition
Gluten-free foods to be more accessible to celiac patients in Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Christians fear for their lives in the Middle East
The road from liberalism to tyranny
On my mind: Peace mind-set
No Holds Barred: Donald Trump and the smear of antisemitism
Google to enable Internet users to virtually explore Palestinian cities
A star from Bethlehem is born with Arab Idol win
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Jewish Pennsylvania lawmaker hopes cemetery vandalism will unite community
Preparing to start a new chapter in Israel
Herzog: Get ready for mass aliya from US due to anti-Semitism
New bomb threats hit at least 10 Jewish centers in US
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at new world under Trump
Analysis: No comfort in Perez
Trump is not an antisemite, says Hoenlein
Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?
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
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
All eyes on the ball?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Egypt's Christians fleeing ISIS violence left in limbo
Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
Avichai Mandelblit explains that in his opinion, Israel's existing noise law is enough to deal with the situation.
By UDI SHAHAM
MK Dov Henin: "The choice is either peace or war. Without peace, we will be dragged into a new and dangerous war that will hurt all of us."
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Helene Le Gal condemns Settlements Bill, denouncing it as a unilateral decision made by Israel that serves as yet another roadblock to the two-state solution.
By BECKY BROTHMAN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Lone Star State would be 16th to ban the pro-Palestinian movement
By GIL HOFFMAN
The meeting between the former MKs and Abbas comes at a time when there are few contacts between the Israeli and Palestinian leadership.
By ADAM RASGON
If passed into law, the legislation would be the most significant event in the settlements movement since the 2005 withdrawal from Gaza and northern Samaria.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
In an exclusive interview to the Jerusalem Post, Mustafa Barghouti, a prominent Palestinian legislator, predicts that this step will boost BDS efforts,
By BEN LYNFIELD
Health minister under fire after Channel 2 investigation shows cash-for-meeting deal by aides.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Alalouf criticized pro-health organizations and tobacco companies for not appearing at the meeting.
In Dallas, MK Hilik Bar calls on Jewish youth to engage in "Tikkun Olam."
By TAMARA ZIEVE,UDI SHAHAM
Les Arabes israéliens sont beaucoup plus patriotiques qu’on ne le croit
By MICHELE MAZEL
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
House Committee chairman: This is not about Left or Right
Sources close to Shaked say coalition chairman bullying cabinet
Initiator MK Trajtenberg: Lack of legislation led to gov’t labeling brush fires ‘terrorism’
Yishai Fleisher, an enthusiastic Israel advocate and international spokesman for the Hebron community, is setting his sights on the next Knesset elections to influence public opinion on Israel.
In a debate over MK Elazar Stern’s doomed legislation to reform kashrut supervision, he and Religious Services Minister David Azoulay traded barbs over who was truly serving the public.
By JEREMY SHARON
At NIS 102,000, Miki Zohar top spender in 2016.
The bill, which is set to limit political organizations from raising funds during election periods, passed its first reading in the Knesset to the dismay of the political left.
House Committee holds session about low attendance and bad behavior by Israel's publicly-elected officials
The proposed legislation is an amendment bill to the Knesset law that regulates the salary of sitting lawmakers.
"They are attacking the last guardians of Israeli democracy," says Zionist MK in response.
President Reuven Rivlin, who attended the plenum discussion, said that he is worried about the lack of involvement and interest of youth in politics and in the public sphere.
“In a democratic country, the legislation is being done in the parliament by the representatives of the people and not in court.”
"The United Kingdom and Israel share a significant joint history."
Many immigrants have to give up their foreign passports, and can only get an Israeli one after a year in the country.
Lapid added that he believes that the next elections will happen this year.
As for today, there are only eight companies that grow cannabis, and there are dozens of requests by business owners for licenses to join the market.
Yes, Barack Obama is gone. But has Donald Trump arrived?
Initiative seeks to limit lawmakers to five ‘private bills’ per year.
Opposition lawmakers say that this is another form of political silencing.
Labor MK Erel Margalit denounces the ‘political fuel of fear’ and extols the virtues of regional cooperation and innovation.
Parts of the report are due to remain classified for national security reasons.
The pioneer graduates of the first class met with President Reuven Rivlin on Thursday after completing a 10-month course.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Bennett says he will go to elections if premier steps down.
By UDI SHAHAM,JEREMY SHARON
Under the bill, a committee would be established to examine the cases of Israelis who were wounded or killed in terrorist attacks abroad and recognize them as victims.
"I don't want to say that the cigars and champagne have gone to your head," Herzog jests.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The conference was attended by clerics and dominant figures from the two religions.
Makor Rishon reported that it was the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) that asked to delay the vote.
With a population of 37,525, Ma’aleh Adumim is the 3rd largest West Bank settlement and is considered to be a bloc; the Palestinians hold that it's an indispensable part of their future state.
Arab lawmaker urges fellow MKs to oppose the initiative.
In 2014, Cabel initiated the "Israel Hayom bill" that would have outlawed the distribution of free newspapers.
The MKs approved the measure 51-17.
The legislation will now go up for vote in second and third readings.
This proposed bill comes days after Sgt. Elor Azaria was convicted of manslaughter in a trial that made waves in Israeli society.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Shortly after the Ghattas affair came to light, Environmental Protection Minister Ze’ev Elkin began collecting the requisite 70 MK signatures needed to begin impeachment proceedings.
By LAHAV HARKOV,YONAH JEREMY BOB
The Tel Aviv Municipal Council approved the bylaw allowing greater numbers grocery stores to open on Shabbat back in August 2014.
"I think it’s wonderful the gov’t is doing something about pollution."
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
“The issue from the beginning is part of the political persecution in the framework of political oppression against the Arab citizens."
By LAHAV HARKOV
Zionist Union leader Herzog shrugs off faction’s drop to eight Knesset seats: "I will replace Netanyahu."
What were the most talked-about stories in the Knesset this year? And why will next year probably be a boring one for the prime minister?
MK Gilon: "Breaking the Silence is more Zionist than all the people here."
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Basel Ghattas to be allowed to vote in Knesset
Police raid Member of Knesset Basel Ghattas's office.
Thursday, Ghattas gave up on his immunity from search and arrest, which was formally announced by Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein.
‘It was a very dangerous and harmful mistake and you need to take responsibility.’
Joint List MK was caught on camera giving documents and cell phones to terrorists in prison.
By LAHAV HARKOV,ELIYAHU KAMISHER
In her job as State Control Committee chairwoman, MK Karin Elharar doesn’t cut the government, or herself, any slack.
The bill would empower courts to order social media providers to remove content which is, in itself, criminal and constitutes a danger to personal, public or state security.
How do Knesset members pass the time during budget votes? Apparently, they like to read books.
House Committee approves unprecedented request from attorney-general ahead of an indictment
MKs will be called upon to approve two last minute flat budget cuts amounting to NIS 3.3 billion proposed by Finance Ministry officials.
By LAHAV HARKOV,MICHAEL ZEFF
This year, it is a miracle that Knesset members have enough time to make it to all the menorah-lighting ceremonies being held across the country by their parties.
Six candidates running for secretary-general.
During the early days after the establishment of the state, from 1948 to 1954, hundreds of babies and toddlers of families of Mizrahi descent, mostly from Yemen, mysteriously disappeared.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Peretz surprisingly did not shy away from calling himself a "leftist" a word proven consistently by polls to scare away Israeli voters.
Ghattas is being investigated for smuggling phones to two Fatah prisoners in Ketziot Prison.
Edelstein and opposition’s call for a do-over falls on deaf ears.
MK Aida Touma-Sliman expressed the opposing voices clearly: "...it proves again that the government of Israel wants the Arab population to pay the... price for the occupation."
Edelstein echoed the calls to re-do a Finance Committee vote regarding the taxing of owners of three apartments or more.
The bill, which addresses the taxing of owners of three or more apartments, has already sparked controversy across the country.
By MICHAEL ZEFF
If the Likud held elections now for its faction, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein would be right behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Bayit Yehudi MK denies assault accusations, says his warm behavior was misunderstood.
New survey finds 65% of the poor population said they had lost faith in state institutions.
The aides organized the protest after several incidents of women being turned away at the entrance to the legislature because their skirts were too short.
Yinon pointed out that the committee has not finished discussing other budgetary matters about which it has already held meetings.
“As I was entering the Knesset, a guard stopped me and said they have a dress code they adhere to very strictly these days, and that I was in violation of the rules.”
Government backs down on Internet broadcasting after US expresses concern about intellectual property.
Yesh Atid announced that its MKs would donate their pay raise to "citizens in which the state does not invest."
In 2015, there were 12 postings for national service in organizations that would fall under the bill’s purview.
In court on Sunday Cohen denied the police allegations and said there is a conspiracy of “crooks who are trying to take me down.”
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The suspect, Amnon Cohen, was an MK from 1999 to 2015. At the time, the MK denied the allegations.
Coalition sources said progress on the legislation was frozen.
Police have detained the former cabinet member and are questioning him, suspecting felonies of bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
“50 years after the Six-Day war, we're taking one more dramatic step in regulating the lives of people in Judea and Samaria.”
Live Knesset Israel
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
The Knesset’s top priority for 2017 should be to restore
the Israeli public’s belief in its political institutions.
By YOHANAN PLESNER
The Arab-Israeli conflict features widespread misinformation and superficial propaganda, as part of a global trend of escalating populism, extremism and fear-mongering.
By OLGA DEUTSCH
The Jewish state is far more hale and hearty than its detractors would have you believe.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
In an exclusive interview with ‘The Post,’ Avigdor Liberman outlines the path to peace and the way Israel should work with the Trump administration.
By YAAKOV KATZ
These recent steps, which limit and overrule the regulatory powers which deny us a pluralistic media, should be cheered by anyone who values freedom of speech and opinion.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
In other words, the government paid its own MKs over a quarter of a billion shekels to vote for its budget.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Since its establishment in 1995, Balad has managed to make a name for itself as the most actively anti-Israel party operating in the Knesset. Is it going to rein itself in or quite the opposite?
By JPOST EDITORIAL
By RYAN BELLEROSE
MK Slomiansky’s refusal to stand down reflects much more badly on the Knesset’s image than the length of a parliamentary assistant’s skirt.
By JEFF BARAK