01.25.2017 | 27 Tevet, 5777
Vote on releasing 2014 Gaza war comptroller report delayed
Likud MK Hotovely: Amona families will have to leave
Liberman: In next war, IDF won't stop until the enemy raises the white flag
Thousands turn out to bury driver from Umm al-Hiran
Analysis: What's happening to Mr. Security?
Israel advises citizens in Egypt's Sinai to leave, cites attack risk
Police chief: Officers are being harassed over Netanyahu investigations
Grapevine: Blue and white at Trump inauguration
Knesset inaugurates Jewish-Muslim ties caucus
Knesset panel decides to delay the vote on releasing 'Protective Edge' report
Israeli politicians heading to Washington to forge ties with new administration
Yaalon in fierce attack on govt, calls for leadership which doesn't need investigating
Raising her voice
Over 50 eateries take part in Jerusalem Artichoke Festival
DANCE REVIEW: LE CORSAIRE
A feast for the senses
Euroleague season slipping away from Mac TA Yellow-and-blue visits Galatasaray
Beersheba’s quest for treble faces tough Kiryat Shmona test
Hapoel Jerusalem hosts Zenit in Eurocup clash
Blank and Kraft mark first pair of Jewish Super Bowl owners since 2012
Tech Talk: Israel and China celebrate partnership
Caesarea firm’s vegan meringue kiss to reduce sugar in coffee
Beersheba hospital to get 91 more beds by 2018
Israeli-Japanese partnerships on business, tech blossoming
‘IDF draftees get hooked on tobacco during service’
Government funding rolling into medical cannabis industry
Sourasky purchases corneas in bulk from US
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Learning from mistakes
A new world order
New challenges from Israel’s east and north
The Russian-Turkish-Iranian axis: Strange bedfellows
'Investigations show Brussels airport bombers were obsessed with Israelis'
Israeli who fought against ISIS accused of murder in foreign country
‘Gaza infrastructure nearing collapse’
Taliban tells new US President Trump to quit Afghanistan
British-Iranian aid worker sentenced to jail for 'cooperation with BBC'
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
ISIS destroys famous monument in Syria's Palmyra
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
First situation room to combat BDS opens in US
Croatian Jews to boycott Holocaust remembrance event
Chosen people chosen for nominations in 2017 Academy Awards
Remembering the Holocaust through the eyes of haredi victims
Microsoft kicks off BlueHat cyber security event in Tel Aviv
Government approves NIS 250m. plan to promote smart transportation
Israeli researchers introduce unique signature verification tech
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Linda Sarsour, Women’s March organizer, works to link civil rights struggles to Palestinian cause
Top Obama adviser: Trump is living in ‘fantasy’ over changing Iran deal
Women's March organizer Sarsour slams 'attack campaign' after report of Hamas ties
Trump secretary of state pick Tillerson secures support for confirmation
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
'SNL' writer called out for Barron Trump tweet
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Aliya Stories: On a musical note
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Catholic Italy's 'Promised Land'
Raising arrows: Encouraging compassion
Pope Francis urges world to 'wait and see' on Trump
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
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
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.
Between 600 and 800 home births take place each year.
Les Arabes israéliens sont beaucoup plus patriotiques qu’on ne le croit
By MICHELE MAZEL
Du Shtetl au Yichouv, une vie au service d’Israël
By ELLI WOHLGELERNTER
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
The conference was attended by clerics and dominant figures from the two religions.
By UDI SHAHAM
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.
By JEREMY SHARON
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.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“50 years after the Six-Day war, we're taking one more dramatic step in regulating the lives of people in Judea and Samaria.”
Lawmakers urge dialogue instead of legislation.
The decision is also “excellent news for the Israeli economy,” praised Defense Committee member Rachel Azaria.
Liberman calls for postponement until after Trump inauguration.
By LAHAV HARKOV,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Bennett says lawmaker denies allegations, calls for women to go to police.
Polls show right-wing voters resent and dislike the press and have been impressed by Netanyahu's ferocity responding to press reports.
Opposition parties and MK Bennie Begin (Likud) argue that the bill allows “theft” of land, and that the Knesset does not have jurisdiction to decide what happens to private Palestinian property.
Slomiansky expressed hope that increasing the penalty for arson will “stop the madness” of recent days.
The bill would allow destroying the property of arsonists who harmed the security of the state. It would also enable victims of the fire to receive aid received by terror victims.
The bill, which passed a preliminary vote last Wednesday, would allow the state to compensate Palestinians who have a claim to land on which an outpost is built, rather than to demolish the outpost.
=“There is no need for the muezzin bill, it is possible to halt the noise [of the call to prayer] according to the Law for the Prevention of Nuisances and [its] regulations.”
Bennett learned to get away with defying Netanyahu and even mocking him, as evidenced by Sunday night’s vote on the bill in the Ministerial Committee on Legislation.
Muslim MKs call for civil disobedience if bill banning outdoor call to prayer becomes law.
The “V15 bill” would limit fundraising in an election year by political organizations that are not parties.
Kahane was shot to death in New York in 1990 by an Egyptian-born terrorist.
MK's Dr. Anat Berko (Likud) and Orly Levy-Abeccasis (Yisrael Beytenu) took to twitter after a heated discussion which took place on Wed. in the Knesset plenum regarding funding for the periphery.
Knesset session opens with coalition in turmoil.
Should the bill go to a vote, it could have a chance of passing in the committee, which could embarrass and put pressure on Netanyahu if he is not on board with it.
The final decision on the matter would not be made by the police, in any case; rather, it would be made by the prime minister.
At 40 and single, Kulanu MK Merav Ben-Ari decided that it was time for her to become a mother, and she made up her mind to step into this life adventure with one of her best friends.
The Knesset is set to begin discussions on the 2017-2018 budget.
Bayit Yehudi is reportedly the only Israeli party that has an Anglo department as mandated by its party constitution.
Yuli Edelstein hopes MKs will do some introspection on the High Holy Days and start setting a better example for their voters.
Knesset Speaker argues that there are more laws emphasizing democracy, but they need to be balanced with laws establishing Israel’s Jewishness.
Some 50,000 Israelis including Likudniks and Leftists along with religious, secular and everyone in between came from across the country to say goodbye to one of Israel’s founding fathers.
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.
The Knesset’s top priority for 2017 should be to restore
the Israeli public’s belief in its political institutions.
By YOHANAN PLESNER
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
Individual states in the US are working to make voting more accessible.
By OFER KENIG
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