09.25.2016 | 22 Elul, 5776
Abbas: Netanyahu's invitation to the Knesset is a 'scheme' to avoid talks
Netanyahu: We’re looking for a creative solution for Amona
'Syrian Army forces pour into area near Israel border, prepare operation'
Quartet calls Israel out for ongoing settlement activity
US Orthodox rabbinical association: Chief Rabbinate behavior ‘a disgrace’
Trial of former IDF soldiers for killing of Palestinian teen goes on as A-G rejects deal
Netanyahu to ask Clinton, Trump to oppose one-sided resolutions against Israel
Togo president: Israel holds key to troubles in Africa
Ambassador from Down Under shows over-the-top enthusiasm
State appeals Parole Board's early release of Rabbi Pinto from jail
Netanyahu explains Russia's interest in cooperating with Israel
Regev in eye of storm over Ophir Awards walkout
Dance Review: Slug
Israel Museum turns annual gala into ‘Arti-Shuk’
Lights, camera, Haifa!
Beitar humiliated by Hapoel Haifa; Maccabi hosts Hapoel in TA derby
Israel advances to WBC qualifier final
Israel advances to qualifier final with nail-biting 1-0 win over Brazil
In the middle of a playoff race, fans momentarily shift their focus to baseball
Bee rhythms more affected by social interactions than sunlight
Fighting suicide with life
Hebrew U team finds first biological link between stress and obesity
‘Nagging kids about food adds to family strife’
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Work progressing at Israeli horticulture center in Rwanda
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Custodian of the holy
Mr. President: The Israeli settlements are legal
Urban renewal the only solution
Letters to the Editor: Gifting etiquette
Christian writer who 'insulted Islam' murdered in Jordan
Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues
Yemen to protest Iranian weapon smuggling at UN Security Council
Who won Jordan’s election? It’s in the eye of the beholder
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
London mayor vows to 'root out antisemitism' in Labour after Corbyn re-election
WATCH: A culinary tour of Paris's Jewish quarter
Death of man assaulted at neo-Nazi rally prompts Finnish racism protest
First Israeli New York assemblywoman will continue to fight boycotts and antisemitism
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Government looks to hi-tech
After prepping Trump for debate, Giuliani says US should abandon two-state solution
Study shows how Jewish vote could play crucial role in key states
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Adelson to give $5 million toward electing Trump
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Media 'warms up the gas chamber' for Republicans, Trump's son says
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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After WWI, Christian Zionists sought a political expression in the world
IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
Pope Francis prays for Shimon Peres to have a full recovery after stroke
Latam Countries Celebrate Independence with KKL-JNF
Korea-Israel Friendship Forest Dedicated in Jerusalem Mountains
Coexistence at the Naturally for Israel Conference in Cologne
Israeli and Aussie Youth Clean up the Kinneret Shores Together
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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
‘Detainee’s right to make himself ill or near-death by refusing to eat is not the same as the autonomy of regular patient.’
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
MK Revital Swid (Zionist Union) said that after recent terrorist attacks in Europe, Facebook began to automatically remove incitement, and yet in Israel it does not do so.
By LAHAV HARKOV
22 MKs from Bayit Yehudi, Likud and Kulanu confirm they’re firmly opposed to the promotion of this plan.
Azaria: Women don’t want to be separated from their babies, doctors often dismiss complaints.
By JUDY SIEGEL
By NIV ELIS
E-Waste Law falling short of recycling goals set for coming years.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Every day Dead Sea area residents witness the lake level subside through evaporation in the torrid summer heat; the Sea is dropping by 1.2 meters annually.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Beyond the people lost forever and the injuries that will never heal, barely one-third of the victims and their families have been compensated. Yet some good has come out of the calamity.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The Chilean MPs called to expand ties with Israel in the areas of water resources, entrepreneurship and innovation.
Welfare and Social Services Minister Haim Katz and his polo shirt apparently crossed the line at the Knesset.
By HERB KEINON
Likud’s Haskel, Zionist Union’s Yona face angry ‘Palestinian lobby’ on trip to strengthen ties
The Democracy 2030 is a project of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, an international body for lawmakers, examining the past, present and future of democracy.
Doctors have opted not to perform surgery on the retired statesman at this point.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,GREER FAY CASHMAN,TOVAH LAZAROFF,JPOST.COM STAFF
Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein will talk about the mutual challenge Europe and Israel share in absorbing immigrants, emphasizing the importance of integrating them into society.
Bar spoke to lawmakers around the world about his plan to bring about a two-state solution.
Margalit cultivates a “bad boy” image, using foul language and shouting in materials for his campaign for Labor Party chairman.
32 people killed in construction accidents this year • Odeh: The gov’t has abandoned worker safety.
Meretz faction chairman Ilan Gilon accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of going off the rails in his dealings with the train crisis.
The Economic Arrangements Bill is passed in tandem with each budget and outlines the basic economic policies that are meant to accompany it.
Broad spectrum of MKs back absentee voting for Israelis; Netanyahu has long supported allowing voting abroad; Gal-On says bill is meant to reduce Arab influence in elections.
“It’s absurd that we are still giving licenses to encourage boycotting Israel to our MKs," says Knesset panel chairman Yoav Kisch.
Right-wing MKs led a “Liberty Index” promoting the free market and individual liberty, while left-wing MKs topped the “Social Index” for socioeconomic policies.
After sexual misconduct allegations, MKs and activists call to stop government funding for Ze’evi memorials, while Joint List leader Odeh visits terrorist who planned Ze’evi’s assassination.
The former PM criticized Netanyahu for not taking advantage of the world powers’ deal with Iran to get better aid terms from the US.
According to a report published Friday on Channel 2, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Zionist Union MK Isaac Herzog met in secret in Caesarea.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The lawmaker called Israel an oppressive, racist and apartheid state.
"I didn't run for Knesset in the last two elections, and I certainly have not acted as someone with political ambitions during my work in the Prime Minister's Office."
In recent days a number of Netanyahu's close associates were called in for questioning by the police special investigations unit Lahav 433.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The agreement was signed as part of a Knesset delegation to South America, that includes stops in Paraguay and Argentina.
The dispute erupted over comments regarding Kan, Israel's new public broadcasting corporation.
The bill is intended to strengthen the two largest parties at the expense of smaller ones.
The bill would cost the state less than NIS 400,000 a year to pay the current total of seven medal winners.
More and more of his friends have been hired to junior-level positions in the Prime Minister’s Office.
“No one in Israel is above the law, not this prime minister, not his predecessors, and not those who come after him," MK Nachman Shai said.
"The Likud party belongs to the people of Israel," Kara wrote on Facebook. "There are no boycotts, and no one will be ostracized. Everyone is invited to join and will be welcomed."
The Knesset’s summer session that ended this week also marks nearly three months since coalition chairman David Bitan began his often-controversial tenure.
Jay Ruderman: “It is not charitable, it is an issue of justice. People who can and should contribute to the workforce should have the opportunity to do so.”
By LAHAV HARKOV,LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
New law establishes ombudsperson for State’s Attorneys; “Spam Law” seeks to put an end to robo-calls from charities.
Yesh Atid MK: You are doing everything to ensure haredi men are unable to work.
By JEREMY SHARON
In her defense, Zoabi pointed out that she did not say the words "IDF soldiers are murderers."
Koren said the bill would represent a huge savings to the state if passed into law.
The budget structure bill still does not allow for an opportunity for there to be no budget for 2018, which would trigger an early election.
Coalition, opposition threatened mutual boycotts, until Edelstein swooped in.
Netanyahu appeared before the committee in his capacity as Foreign Minister, to respond to a State Comptroller report criticizing the government's public diplomacy and boycott-battling efforts.
The overall message of the event was that the future looks positive
By KAYLA ROSEN
Edelstein wrote a letter to Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman demanding that they submit a draft of the defense budget in the first draft of the budget bill.
Defense Ministry has largest budget of all government ministries, and the joint Subcommittee of the FADC often laments that they are given very few details on budget.
The Likud MK wondered why Health Minister Litzman is so afraid of the words "gender identity" to the point that he would be willing to threaten the coalition.
"The threat of expulsion will serve as a silencing tactic, while also impeding MKs’ ability to faithfully fulfill the mandate they promised to their voters.”
Attention has been focused on V15 after a bipartisan US Senate subcommittee criticized the State Department for giving a $350,000 grant to OneVoice, which became V15.
Pokemon Go is a massive trend, but has it gone too far?
The law will not apply retroactively to actions MKs took before it passed.
Called a "transparency bill" by its sponsor, far-right Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, it will require NGOs to give details of overseas donations.
Bar association says bill should cause us to tremble.
Yinon's comment came in a Knesset House Committee meeting about an initiative by the panel's chairman, MK Yoav Kisch (Likud), who argues that the bill will maintain a separation of government powers.
The Israeli Arab MK allegedly refused to give her schedule to Knesset Security Office Yosef Griff, preventing him from assigning bodyguards to protect her.
Alsheich was bombarded with questions from MKs on the document and its purpose.
“This community suffers the most from state neglect, mainly in the areas of education and housing,” says MK Ahmad Tibi.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
“We must disconnect current interests from the past; we cannot remain apathetic,” Edelstein says.
By LAHAV HARKOV,LOGAN NEWMAN
Legal experts urge better understanding of Jewish law.
Right-wing NGO blames current legal system for ‘preventing advancement in public sector and harming Israeli economy.’
By UDI SHAHAM
Knesset set to decide Monday on transparency legislation.
The original plan, approved in 1994, called for hotels and 1,600 single-unit homes to be built on a 30-hectare plot of land adjoining Achziv Beach near Nahariya.
Legislation proposed would cancel the "early childhood clause" granting mothers automatic custody of children under the age of six.
MKs swarm Knesset podium yelling condemnations of Joint List lawmaker Haneen Zoabi and attempt to remove her from the stand.
Masorti, Reform movements furious after Knesset approves 1st reading of bill banning them from using public mikvaot for conversions.
The families said the agreement abandons their sons, because it does not include forcing Hamas to return the bodies.
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
The Knesset is hoping that “The race to law” game will generate great interest among Arab youth, just as the Hebrew version did when it was launched in October.
IDF chief and politicians from Right and Left come out in support of officer.
By ARIEL WHITMAN,JULIE STEIGERWALD
The contentions issue has countless layers that go to the heart of determining the direction of these divorced families’ lives.
Ban expected to be lifted, first for Muslim MKs on Ramadan, then for all lawmakers.
Left wing lawmakers warn legislation is part of “creeping annexation."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Knesset dumps on judge’s permissive ruling, but will it finally act?
Former justice minister Friedmann says attorney-general cannot tell government ‘to shut up.’
The MKs say they were inspired by Clinton's career and her political success.
Bill passes unanimously in the Knesset on Wednesday.
New minister’s report, according to Channel 2, clears politicians and the IDF of an intelligence failure on the issue of tunnels.
Edelstein called to put an end to the phenomenon and asked Netanyahu to instruct the ministers to pass the regulations as soon as possible and make sure to do so in a timely fashion in the future.
Two MK's state that it has continued into their tenure while in the Knesset.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
MKs from the Islamic Movement-affiliated UAL party within the Joint List said they would visit the Temple Mount during Ramadan despite the ban.
Hazan reelected as Deputy Speaker despite never running a plenum meeting; opposition rejects proposed new committees.
Electoral reform won't suffice to fix the short-term-ism that is destroying Israel’s capacity for long-term planning; reform of the internal processes of the parties themselves is required.
By YOHANAN PLESNER
Reality on the ground proves that while recent legislation has rolled back laws aimed at integrating Israel’s ultra-Orthodox community, the haredi street will continue on its path toward integration.
By DOV LIPMAN
Gathering material on Knesset members and cabinet ministers and filing it away for possible later use is absolutely unacceptable.
By MEIR GILBOA
After socialism lost steam in Israel, some of our politically connected tycoons “bought” its bankrupt assets with credit advanced to them by the then-nationalized banks, and came to own much of the Israeli media.
By DANIEL DORON
“Most students don’t even know the history of modern Israel, let alone the distant past.”
In Israel, the media really do serve as a watchdog of democracy.
By YAAKOV KATZ
Netanyahu and Bennett need to overcome their personal animus.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Why is Netanyahu’s fourth government reintroducing a biennial budget for the third time by means of a temporary order?
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
The fact that the Knesset’s legal department managed to soften the new provision, to the point of making it almost unimplementable, doesn’t change the fact that the motivation was anti-democratic, and the result a stain in the Israeli law book.
Given Israel’s repeated victimization at the hands of terrorists – a reality that has led to several wars and territorial withdrawals – what is most striking about the statute is how banal and obvious it seems.
By RUTHIE BLUM
Kulanu MK Rachel Azaria says the divisive discourse on religious affairs needs to be replaced by an attempt to find commonality and mutual understanding.
The Knesset must not approve the MK Suspension Bill since it will severely weaken Israel’s democratic character.
By AMIR FUCHS