Hamas criticizes construction delays as Israeli plot
US persuades PA to postpone request for UN vote on Israeli withdrawal
Majority of Gulf Arabs support two-state solution, US think tank says
Watch: East Jerusalem terrorist who killed infant girl hails Palestinian kidnappers of Jewish teens
Right-wing minister mulls relocating to sensitive east Jerusalem neighborhood
Ya'alon says international calls for Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria are 'irrational'
Israel-US ties have reached 'crisis' point, Lapid says
Israeli firm beats out US in winning lucrative arms deal with India
Ya'alon snub 'should come as no surprise,' US official says
IMA supports voluntary flu shots for physicians
*National photonics and electro-optics center for Negev*
*Yearning to breathe free*
Rates of bariatric surgery have doubled since 2012
Five scientific balloons to launch simultaneously Wednesday in Israel, Europe
Tel Aviv U. launches fuel substitutes accelerator
US agency gives $1 million to boost Israeli Arabs in hi-tech
Israeli gas firm signs bid to sell natural gas to Egypt
Israel surely in 'front line' for climate refugees, says expert
South Africa’s funniest Jew to bring laughs to Israel
At home with Martha
Renée Zellweger responds to Twitter’s shock at her current appearance
Lord of the dance to play ‘Dangerous Games’ in Israel
Mac Haifa hosts Ra’anana hoping to get campaign on track
Maccabi TA yet again outplayed in Moscow
IFA punishes Sakhnin with NIS 15K slap on wrist for honoring Bishara
Maccabi Tel Aviv poised for first real test at old nemesis CSKA
Thousands pack Masada for Dead Sea Rave -424
Barak: I’m not planning on returning to politics
PMO claims revolution with 2/3 women on Channel 2 board
Poland bids to reclaim forgotten past as haven for Jews
Pro-Israel German-language Jewish magazine launches
Jewish leaders alarmed by UKIP’s new European ally
Jewish leader compares eastern Ukraine to Gaza
Israeli youth now eligible for work permits in Australia
Sisi responds to Sinai terror attacks: Egypt to establish buffer zone on Gaza border
Is Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas channeling his inner Richard Nixon?
Jordan's Arab Bank starts appeal against Hamas finance ruling
Iran accuses Israel of benefiting from strife in Egypt, following attacks in jihadist-ridden Sinai
Egypt declares emergency in Sinai after attacks kills 33 security personnel
Am I a Zionist?
Lateral thinking about Hamas and the Gaza Strip
The border with Egypt
For Zion's Sake: Embracing Jabotinsky and Begin, but with a condition
October 26: Time has come
Guarantor of the natural world
The fierce estuary of memory
Crossroad to nowhere
What happened to Renée Zellweger?
Staying honest in the ‘Wild East’
Book Review: Expectations and reality
Book Review: Dancing with the Iranian devil
Grapevine: Synagogue spirit
A very ‘Jerusalem’ chief rabbi race
Grapevine: A worthy ‘Hatan Torah’
City Notes: Haifa holds viewing event in response to soccer ticket protest
A long way from the countryside
Is Israel safer Than America?
Sacrificing for a dignified life on Earth: Israel, justice and human redemption
Shirt-fronting Putin can help eradicate Islamic State crisis
How the media helps perpetuate a high cost of living
A song for TISHREI: 'A good word'
סִימָנִים עַל הַחוֹל
פֶסְטִיבַל שֶקְסְפִּיר הַבֵּינְלְאוּמִי
‘Russia’s goal is to destabilize the EU and NATO’
The way we were?
Speaking the same language
Work and play
‘On the Avenue, Fifth Avenue’
Country living in Jerusalem
The newest frontier in Judaica: 3D printing kippot
Grapevine: Music as a bridge
Un pied dans le monde du travail israélien
L’incendiaire de la mosquée al-Aqsa
« Tsahal sait très bien s’occuper de ses soldats »
« Avraham ouvrait sa porte à tous »
1909-1942 : onze femmes, un destin
Depuis 30 ans, Haïfa fait son cinéma
La fabuleuse histoire de Pitigliano
Ein Mata, l’un des secrets les mieux gardés de la vallée d’Eila
Netanyahou sort les griffes pour Jérusalem
Coalition américaine contre l’Etat islamique : quel rôle pour les pays arabes ?
Israël au pied du mur
Retour sur l’opération Bordure protectrice : décryptage de la situation moyen-orientale
Il est temps de changer de partenaire
David Azrieli, 1922-2014
Dimanche 13 juillet
Deux familles, une histoire
Une gauche en perte de repères
Bennett : le vent en poupe
Et tu choisiras la vie
Les rêves déçus de Gabi
Pope Paul VI, first pontiff to visit Israel, moves closer to sainthood
Dutch Christians boycott church over exhibit on Palestinian children
Christian Pastor warns Ebola is God's Punishment for Obama dividing Jerusalem
Evangelical support for Israel? Look to the east
Vatican promotes military force in to protect Christians from Islamic Extremism
Free Schach Distribution in Honor of Sukkot
Covenant of Brothers, Covenant of Life
Celebrating the New Year in KKL-JNF Parks and Forests
International Cleanup Day in Ashkelon
Central America Celebrates Independence at the Rabin Center
European Parliament Member Bastiaan Belder Tours the Negev
KKL-JNF Helps Chile Deal with the Gall Wasp Pest
KKL-JNF and Fair Planet in Ethiopia–Seeds of Hope
Cleanup Day Activities in Central Israel
International Cleanup Day: Cleaning Together in Northern Israel
Care of the Forests Continues Even in a Sabbatical Year
Nevatim Celebrates 60 Years and Dedicates a New Reservoir
A Successful Annual Fundraising Event for KKL Milan
Der Wienerwald in Israel - The Vienna Woods in Israel
AFTER DAYS OF WAR, GIVING KIDS A CHANCE TO BE KIDS
European Leadership Conference 2014 - Brussels, Belgium
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
10.26.2014 | 2 Heshvan, 5775
Balad MKs Jamal Zehalka, Haneen Zoabi and United Arab list head Ibrahim Sarsur sing Palestinian national anthem at event.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The cult film director was interrupted in the middle of his master class at the 31st Jerusalem Film Festival.
By HANNAH BROWN
Finance Committee meets to discuss 0% VAT but still hasn’t approved compensation for Gaza war damage.
By NIV ELIS
Though the AG has given the bill the go ahead, the Knesset Legal advisor has warned that the bill may not pass muster at the Supreme Court.
The bill had faced legal challenges for making the benefits more easily obtainable for those who had served in the army or national service.
Israel Allies Foundation President and former tourism minister Rabbi Benny Elon said the MPs represent millions of Israel supporters from around the world.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The cabinet has approved an initial budget of NIS 187m that is expected to be matched on a two-to-one basis by Diaspora communities.
By SAM SOKOL
Netanyahu confident despite expected criticism from Likud activists at the upcoming Likud central committee meeting in rocket-stricken Ashkelon.
Responding to rumor from LA, Oren said he was "busy defending Israel in international media and had no comment on the political sphere.”
Edelstein says event to spread the word about women's rights in Israel; Merkel, Clinton to be invited.
PM also faces criticism from right-wing MKs inside Likud ahead of a potential agreement with Hamas to formally end the standoff.
Party activists are urging ministers to step down in order to allow new MKs to enter political arena.
Lawmakers speak to parliamentary aides visiting Israel from nine European states for StandWithUs-backed conference.
Carmel Shama-Hacohen no longer MK, to be ambassador to OECD and UNESCO, will be replaced by Yisrael Beytenu's Alex Miller.
Balad MK's lawyers say they weren't given minimal information about the investigation for alleged incitement and insulting a public servant.
The legislation was proposed by Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee chairman Ze'ev Elkin (Likud).
Bills to re-arrest terrorists, end tuition subsidies to draft-dodgers pass; Calls to cut PA funding; ‘This is against deals we made,’ Arab lawmaker says
MKs lash out at US efforts to pressure Israel into Gaza cease-fire; opposition head Herzog: Battle with Obama hurts Israel.
Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee chairman says senior IDF officers must report to ministers more often.
Leaders on the Right call for ministers to vote against newest push for peace with Hamas, saying that "we must not give in to terror."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Stricter gun control, requiring regular psychological tests for gun-owners, was voted into law with no opposition Tuesday night.
Legislation advances banning convicts from being ministers for 14 years.
Yesh Atid asks for Knesset summer recess to be delayed until operation in Gaza ends.
Gal-On: "The Israeli discourse does not take women's perspectives into consideration."
Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman's faction split up with Likud last Monday and needed a new home in the Knesset.
Peres-Rivlin : la passation de pouvoir marque un changement de style.
There are about 1,000 well-baby clinics around the country, of which 43 percent are owned and run by the ministry in municipal facilities.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Reuven Rivlin is expected to bring very different qualities to his post than his predecessor.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Likud power player Yariv Levin is happy to leave the chairmanship of a volatile, "irresponsible" coalition behind, ahead of what is sure to be a stormy winter in the Knesset.
Committee to discuss Hamas, Hezbollah, PA, other pressing issues with US officials.
Stop threatening elections, Bennett tells counterparts.
Netanyahu says at his birthday party that Israel does not need new elections.
MK Ghattas says that "unlike IDF, Islamic State doesn't commit crimes against humanity," echoing Zoabi's statements.
Road interchange may threaten what some say is the last meaningful green lung in the capital.
By SHARON UDASIN
If the budget is not authorized by March 31, the Knesset will be dissolved and an election will be called.
Journalist's "100 Days of Transparency" project raised almost NIS 160,000 to follow lawmakers who "love darkness" and "resist transparency."
Edelstein criticized Cairo, the donor conference's host, for not inviting Israel, saying that it would have been more effective if Israeli representatives were there.
This new forum shows the importance Bayit Yehudi places on English speaking immigrants,” forum chairman Jeremy Saltan says.
Balad file petition against six-month ban from Knesset, calling it a violation of her free speech.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
NIS 310 million transferred to help Holocaust survivors.
The Knesset speaker told Austrian President Fischer that a good agreement is possible.
Lawmakers called for politicians to publicly reject neo-Nazism, for member states to focus on prevention through education.
According to Israeli-Arab legislator Israel and IS, "make similar things happen, using different means."
MKs on Right say High Court violated separation of powers, Left-wing politicians say migrant policy violated human rights.
Employer will be required to appoint a representative on its behalf to ensure proper representation and implementation of the law.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
“I love representing Israel abroad and helping ensure that the truth will come out,” Likud MK says.
Knesset member says the new budget is taking away money for government services in order to support the 0-VAT plan.
Gideon Sa'ar makes surprise announcement at holiday toast stating intentions to leave the gov't and the Knesset; says it's for family; Likudniks say it's politics.
By GIL HOFFMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
The Likud MK points out that, currently, only the head of the Shin Bet is required by law to appear before the Knesset Subcommittee on Intelligence, four times per year.
Two weeks ago, Israel Chemicals announced plans to close its magnesium factory in 2017, which employs 550 people.
Peretz says government plan would be disastrous for environment
The use of e-cigs would be prohibited in public locations, just like tobacco products themselves, if the bill passes.
The constitution would give Bennett unprecedented power in the party's institutions and enable him to hand pick three candidates in realistic slots for the next Knesset.
Knesset committee passes measure seeking to put an end to the phenomenon of duplicate and fake party memberships.
Potential partnership could be informal bond such as former Likud Beytenu or deal in which Bennett would serve as Netanyahu's foreign minister in next government.
Lapid vows to help residents of South, increase defense budget, but not raise taxes, saying Israeli citizens "are not a cow that can keep being milked."
Security adviser says Hamas was dealt hardest blow ever during Gaza operation.
NSC chief Cohen: Hamas dealt harder blow than ever before; opposition MKs continue to question wisdom of politicians investigating other politicians.
Labor gathered signatures to hold special parley during summer recess on "socioeconomic situation," Lapid's zero VAT plan and violence among Israeli Arabs.
Lahav 433 investigators say there is evidence Balad MK incited violence against Israeli-Arab police officers; Danon: Ban her from leaving country so she doesn't run away to Qatar.
Knesset Speaker Edelstein said he was "a bit embarrassed" by the heckling during Cameron's speech to the Knesset, but that the British PM took it in stride.
The finance minister for the most part stayed out of the fray while the operation was taking place, but has since been unrestrained.
Even with relative quiet during the current ceasefire, lawyer says that many of the workers do not believe that quiet will persist.
Yesh Atid MK Lipman most socially-minded in coalition, Finance Committee chairman ranked last; Meretz drops from first place.
Naftali Bennett has broadened his party’s appeal from the national religious settler heartland to the urban secular right and the young.
By LESLIE SUSSER
As the Syrian civil war spills over Lebanon’s border, Hezbollah finds itself facing a formidable Sunni threat.
By JONATHAN SPYER
Knesset Children’s Rights Committee head Orly Levy-Abecassis says it’s used for "cyber-bullying."
MK asks Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee to comply with families’ requests, says 2006 recommendations never deliberated.
By LAHAV HARKOV,JEREMY SHARON
Yehuda Weinstein also refused to give Zoabi an initial look at some of the evidence against her prior to her questioning.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,LAHAV HARKOV
The plan increases efficiency and removes bureaucracy for the authority that regulates the social-economic development of the Beduin community.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
16 MKs voted in favor of the Yesh Atid-sponsored legislation and none opposed.
Ministers fear that the dismantling of a state-owned public institution will set off a domino effect with other public institutions and services.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Balad MK will be able to vote but cannot attend plenum, committee sessions due to complaints of incitement.
Weinstein says despite problematic nature of Arab MKs statements ethically, she herself has qualified statements on kidnapping of Jewish teens.
The meeting focused on the pending investigation of MK Haneen Zoabi (Balad) for incitement, threats faced by her relatives who identify as Zionists.
World Bank ranks Israel 140th out of 189 countries in building and construction bureaucracy index; new measure aims to bring down overinflated price of housing.
The bill is meant to combat plans by terrorists to kidnap Israeli soldiers or civilians.
Academics and MKs brainstormed on how to fight slander of Israel in a Knesset Caucus To Fight De-legitimization meeting Monday.
Bill to close down the Israel Broadcasting Authority and establish another public broadcasting service in its place put forward in Knesset.
Spokesman for Elkin says MK is concerned because leaking sensitive information from committee, whose meetings are classified, harms national security.
MKs and ministers make an attempt at humor in YouTube videos for the New Year.
Hack-a-Bibi will involve the other 119 MKs ganging up on Netanyahu following the pullout of IDF troops from Gaza and the end of Operation Protective Edge.
MK Gal-On: Inquiry on Operation Protective Edge would have to be considered "little by little."
Gaza is not made up of 1.5 million terrorists, rather 1.5 million civilians who are suffering.
Regev calls for MK Abu Arar to be prosecuted for holding demonstration in Rahat despite Home Front Command instructions
Chetboun, a former Major in Golani knew personally several of the soldiers who were killed Saturday night.
Several fields and greenhouses have sustained damage, as well as chicken coops and dairy farms; injured animals treated by Health Ministry staff members.
Some of the government's more hawkish ministers criticized the ceasefire, saying the IDF should crush Hamas.
Danino was at the committee to discuss how Israel Police treats Arab rioters, when Zahalke interrupted him.
MK Zvulun Kalfa: Abandoning agricultural lands will cause produce shortages.
Edelstein: Operation Protective Edge must continue until calm and quiet are brought to whole country.
PM says Protective Edge to be limited operation, but no ceasefire talks at the moment; MKs across political spectrum visit rocket-plagued south.
When we consider curtailing free speech, it is imperative that we take into consideration exactly what is at stake.
By JPost Editorial
One in six male soldiers does not complete his mandatory army service.
Even within the Likud I can think of one or two worthy candidates, not to mention several senior politicians from other parties.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
“Please give us apartheid!” – Arab Member of Knesset speaking in Finland.
By SANNA HAIKALA-REYES
At this difficult time in our history, we would do well to remember the words of John F. Kennedy: “Israel was not created in order to disappear – Israel will endure and flourish."
By SHERWIN POMERANTZ