Netanyahu: 'Incessant Palestinian incitement' to blame for West Bank synagogue arson
IDF soldier stabbed in suspected terror attack in Ashkelon
'Immediate death' facing Palestinian hunger-striker on 74th day
Jewish woman stabbed in suspected terror attack in Rahat
Israel maintains Group I status
Mac Tel Aviv humiliated on the road by Mac Haifa
Unstoppable Hapoel Beersheba steamrolls on
The travel adviser: Flying with privilege
Netanyahu instructs A-G to look into Balad MKs’ meeting with terrorists’ families
'Netanyahu inciting against us,' Arab MKs say after visiting terrorists' kin
Israel threatens to revoke press credentials from 'negligent' journalists
While Brazil rejects Israeli envoy, it inaugurates Palestinian embassy
Concert Review: ADRIAN BELEW POWER TRIO
Skin cream, laser treatment and hummus in Tel Aviv
Veteran Israeli actor Ya’ackov (Yankele) Ben Sira dies at 88
Elegant and opulent
Fed Cup Tennis: Israel storms back, sweeps Estonia to stay in contention
Anti-Semitic video shown at New York high school discontinued
For Kiev’s Jewish refugees, little thought about tomorrow
Brazil Hillel feigns closure in bizarre marketing stunt
Jewish group urges dismissal of Croatian minister over World War 2 views
Syrian refugees are a ‘horrific’ man-made catastrophe, UNICEF NGO chief says
Steinitz: 'Egypt floods Hamas tunnels, in part due to Israel's request'
Fearing a full government siege of Aleppo, Syrian refugees wait and worry on Turkish border
Iran's crude oil sales to Europe surpass 300,000 barrels post-sanctions
Trudeau: Canada must move 'carefully' in lifting Iran sanctions
Israel's air force still keeps eye on Iran despite nuclear deal
Iran army chief: Missile program a threat to our enemies, Israel should know what that means
Report: Palestinian Authority arrests 5 pro-Iran operatives in West Bank
To silence propaganda, Iraq seeks to take ISIS offline
Report: EgyptAir mechanic with ISIS ties planted bomb in Sinai plane crash
ISIS media claims fighters killed in Israeli airstrike in Sinai
Netanyahu: Extremist Islamists, ISIS and Iran using technology to take the world backward
New Worlds" Haifa researchers carry out sensitive detection of DNA sequences
When gender makes a difference
When Web keeps our knowledge and robots work for us
Israel’s brain accelerator graduates first class
6 infants in Israel die from crib death within 4 days
Israelis should avoid travel to Zika-affected areas
Israel Railways is going electric
On the streets of Haifa, anger and fear mar a sunny exterior
Health, Environment ministers try to calm Haifa pollution fears
Israeli start-up aims to revolutionize mobile-based charitable giving
Zcash saves the world, Geek PicNic goes to Jerusalem and AOL innovates
'Israel to invest to track potential terrorists on social media'
Flug: Allowing foreign workers in keeps construction methods 'ancient'
Analysis: Bernie’s socialist kibbutz
The race to the White House: The Mideast view
Poll: Sanders and Clinton in dead heat
Bernie Sanders to appear on 'Saturday Night Live' with Larry David, Times reports
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 5, 2016
Grapevine: A Jewish melting pot
Grapevine: The King David, popular as ever
This Week in 60 Seconds: Terror at the gates of Jerusalem
Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
Podcast: Does the Western Wall plan signal the end of the haredi monopoly?
What’s a podcast and how do I get it?
Taxicab Diplomacy: Obama vs. Trump
An intractable conflict with no solution?
Letters to the Editor: The terror goes on
Artist confronts France’s embrace of Iran’s genocidal regime
The real story in Iowa: Elections are more exciting than snow
On securing Jerusalem
Blowing every which way, at the Red Sea Jazz Festival
Mark Twain – a guest at the Virginia Pavilion
The soldier in the Mukhabarat
God’s presence is you!
Fifteen characters in search of a better author
The perfect mystery
Playing with conditionals
‘I don’t call them works of art, I call them stories’
Arrivals: Go with the flow
Hassidism: Democratizing the mystical experience
Wrestling with humanity
Monday mingling in Jerusalem – at Shaon Horef
This week in Jerusalem
Speaking with Yeshiva University's Richard Joel
Yeshiva University tackles the modern questions
In Beit Shemesh, more than just a children’s library
Made in Israel: The little sensor that could
Technology: Opening doors for seniors
A groovy cut in time
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: לֹא פַּעַם, בַּקַיִץ
F-35 מְטוֹס הַקְרָב
חָדָש בִּנְמַל הַתְעוּפָה בֶּן-גוּרְיוֹן
Today in History: James Michener’s visit to the Holy Land
Nazareth to host central 'World Day of the Sick' event
Today in History: Abba Eban, Israel's ‘one-man PR machine’
‘So I went to Prat’
Moshe Rabbeinu: The Greatest Prophet and the Greatest Lesson
The Myth of Israel's Foreign Allies
The Art of Sport
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
Green Leadership Classroom for Rehovot's Hadarim School
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
Olive Tree Planted in Rome for Holocaust Remembrance Day
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Planting Trees for Ezra Schwartz
KKL-JNF Christmas Tree Distribution in Full Swing
Senior Chinese Foresters Visit Israel
Prime Minister of Albania Plants 80th Tree in Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
Solar Panels Installed on KKL-JNF Offices' Roof in Jerusalem
23rd Beekeepers Conference Salutes KKL-JNF Professionals
Five Years after the Fire, the Carmel is Green Again
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
105-Year-Old WWII Hero Honored at KKL Italy Event in Rome
JNF Canada Negev Dinner 2015 in Toronto
Arava Open Day 2016
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
02.07.2016 | 28 Shevat, 5776
Police: Contrary to media reports, 18-year-old suspect apprehended without incident.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
According to Bayit Yehudi MK, the lack of policy in Judea and Samaria has allowed for a situation of lawlessness
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The bill proposes more regulations and licensing for exterminators, as well as heavy fines and potential jail time for violators.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
The cabinet approved a proposal that would require government offices to accept documents by e-mail.
By LAHAV HARKOV,NIV ELIS
Israel is considered a leader in cannabis research for medical uses, but many Israelis still face heavy bureaucracy to obtain the treatment.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Visiting Liberian senate president says his nation has great admiration for Israel and “can learn much from you in the fields of innovation, technology, agriculture and medical research.”
The meetings were organized by the World Jewish Congress, in coordination with the Knesset and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The Speaker and his German Counterpart, Bundestag President Prof. Norbert Lammert laid wreaths by Berlin's Platform 17, from which the Nazi's sent over 50,000 Jews to their deaths.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The Ethics Committee decided "not to get into 'a battle of versions' between MKs over the question of 'who started.'"
Proposals seek to increase competition within kashrut licensing sector in order to reduce costs to consumers of kashrut supervision.
By JEREMY SHARON
New amendment to the anti-infiltration law passes 20 to 12 in first parliamentary reading, which would allow the jailing of African migrants in “Holot” detention center, but limits time of detention.
By BEN HARTMAN
The collaboration with startups Total Boox, Tiny Tap, and Kidoz will focus on digitizing books and making them accessible through new technological formats.
By NIV ELIS
The monument is a miniature of a sculpture depicting a palm tree growing out of a Star of David.
Nachman Shai placed in charge of targeting Anglo immigrants.
Bill has support from all parties in the Knesset.
The proposed bill would help minorities who serve receive preference in tenders for public sector jobs.
MKs Yigal Gueta (Shas) and Akram Hasson (Kulanu) share their phone numbers on national radio to become more accessible to the public.
Cannabis use would remain illegal, and doing so in public or when under age 21 or owning more than the permitted amount would carry a fine.
Bill exempts dentists with five or more years of experience from taking test, and it must go into effect within 30 days.
Two rebels can be enough to destabilize the narrow, 61-seat coalition, but Smotrich and Hazan’s act of protest had little impact.
MK Yacimovich slams Labor leader.
By GIL HOFFMAN,NATHAN WISE
Panel calls on Israel to provide funding to increase the number of languages in which mental health services are provided.
By SAM SOKOL
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked favors adding a clause that would require representatives of the relevant NGOs to wear a noticeable tag when they are in the Knesset.
Bill proposes eight days of paternity leave for fathers of newborns.
At present, only a small number of doctors authorized by the ministry can prescribe it, and the drug is obtainable only from a limited number of growers.
Calls for improved parliamentary behavior abound on legislature's birthday.
MKs reveal their hidden talents at an Open House day.
House Ctee bill would allow a deputy Knesset speaker to be removed from his post.
"In democratic regimes you want to know who is funding NGOs from the left and the right, and government funding is something the public should know about,” says Netanyahu.
By HERB KEINON,LAHAV HARKOV
‘Israel’s Nobel’ honors academics who contribute to scientific research, artistic practice.
Bill increasing vacation days passes early vote completely unopposed.
Benjamin Netanyahu, in addition to being prime minister, is minister of foreign affairs, the economy, communication and regional cooperation.
Opposition MKs called the appointment problematic, in light of Deri's criminal past, even though it is legal.
The bill would add to the criminal code on hate crimes that says crimes motivated by racism or sexual preferences carry double the sentence of the same crime with a different motive.
Deri was convicted of bribery, fraud and breach of trust, sentenced in 2000 to three years of prison, and served 22 months in jail.
By HERB KEINON
Transportation Minister Israel Katz came in second place.
bill would require products imported from countries that label Israeli goods to be labeled “Attention: This product is manufactured in a country that chose to label goods from the State of Israel.”
The long weekend proposal was opposed by the Bank of Israel, Education Ministry and the National Economic Council.
Supporters say the bill will balance out problematic foreign intervention in Israel’s domestic affairs, while critics say that the government is trying to silence critics of its policies.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Proposal states that any anyone who did not become an employee of the state after moving to Israel would get a state-sponsored pension increase of 2% of average salary in market.
Netanyahu forces Likud lawmaker Miki Zohar to postpone vote on bill prohibiting commercial activity on Saturdays
By JEREMY SHARON,LAHAV HARKOV
"We invited Breaking Silence to the discussion and time and again there was no response," committee chairman MK Ya’acov Margi (Shas) said in the opening remarks.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Temple Mount activist in line to enter Knesset thanks to so-called mini-Norwegian Law.
“Over 1000 people have been killed in the Arab sector over the last 15 years and there is a shockingly low conviction rate,” claims MK Esawi Frej.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
PM condemns Joint List MK Osama Sa’adi and Bayit Yehudi MK Bezalel Smotrich for refusing to equate all acts of terror.
A bill aimed at exposing foreign states’ aid to political causes is likely to intensify the private foreign funding that has been helping divide Israel for 40 years.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Representatives of several organizations dealing with anti-Semitism that were present at the meeting agreed that a new, more coordinated approach is needed.
Amir Ohana sworn in to Knesset.
Finance Committee funnels NIS 2.5 billion to Defense.
By LAHAV HARKOV,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Land of Israel Caucus promotes new wine guide, after another book boycotted West Bank wineries.
Bill to be brought to its first vote in the Knesset plenum on Wednesday.
Bill would require Knesset, state institutions and educational system to devote one day every year to immigrants.
This measure is the latest of several iterations of legislation targeting donations that organizations receive from foreign governments or entities funded by foreign governments.
By GIL HOFFMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Critics will likely argue that this vote is an invalid attempt to normalize the West Bank Courts which handle Palestinian crimes, despite their status as an arm of “the occupation.”
Panel chairman Nissan Slomiansky (Bayit Yehudi) says bill is accomplishing something that should have been done when the State of Israel was established.
Meretz MKs decide to donate their raises to charity.
Bar-Shalom speaks at roundtable discussion held at Israel Democracy Institute regarding the status of haredi women in the 21st century in the haredi community and in broader Israeli society.
Amir Ohana is the head and founder of the Likud Pride Group, an LGBT interest group within the leading party.
Interior minister’s wife may be probed by police for threatening tweets.
Vice premier denies sexual harassment charges.
Knesset speaker Edelstein forced to halt discussion when rowdy plenum gets out of control.
A source close to Herzog suggested that MK MikiRosenthal or another Herzog critic might be behind the Knesset Channel's report.
The bill also singles out the responsibility of the senior executives in a corporation – such as a slaughterhouse – that handles animals, to prevent abuse.
By SHARON UDASIN
Public’s opinion of the Knesset has deteriorated to a new low.
"I think my chances of winning are good. I've never lost a race in Likud," says Tzachi Hanegbi.
“The Ministerial Committee said yes to equal opportunities for all, and no to discrimination, and recognized the right of all citizens to have housing.”
Likud's Haskel, a former vet, was bitten at the Netanyahu's Hanukka party last week.
By LAHAV HARKOV,SHARON UDASIN
Offsetting is a common practice in the Knesset by which an MK in the opposition will come to an agreement with a colleague in the coalition to cancel out each other’s absence.
Customers will be required to provide an identification number as proof of age to the Internet provider to remove block on Internet access to pornography.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Kahlon, Deri blame Lapid, citing cuts to child allotments.
One hundred and twenty years after declaring it Judaism’s ‘Enemy No. 1,’ ultra-Orthodoxy has effectively surrendered to the Zionist idea.
A joint press conference with Histadrut Chairman Avi Nissenkorn and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon has been called for 13:00 on Wednesday.
The event was initiated by MK Michal Rozin of Meretz.
Bennett became a member of the Knesset again, two months after departing under the Norwegian Law.
Zohar introduced legislation that would increase the current restrictions on businesses operating on Shabbat and would also expropriate the right to grant exemptions from local authorities.
A bill that would grant Pollard a monthly stipend was not brought to a vote in the Knesset due to the sensitive nature of the subject.
By ARIK BENDER
Several locals in Burgas told Channel 2 that Hazan managed the casino, and a worker at a nearby strip club called him “Big Boss Oren.”
Smotrich is expected to meet soon with coalition chairman Tzachi Hanegbi in order to settle the dispute that could destabilize Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's 61 MK coalition.
The chairman of the committee can use the position to sway the Likud ideologically and make life difficult for the leader of the party.
According to the new version of the law, the state would be allowed to detain new illegal migrants for up to 18 months.
32 MKs voted to cancel the clause and none opposed.
Amsalem: Legislation will fix ‘an injustice that harms freedom of occupation.’
“Promoting employment for olim in the public sector would be a declaration by the government that it is encouraging aliya and is willing to set aside resources for them,” says Zionist Union MK.
"Nursing hour" to become "parenting hour" that either mom or dad can use to care for newborns.
Government ministers have made a succession of illiberal moves perceived as antithetical to democratic freedoms
By LESLIE SUSSER
A politician who set standards for a principled and incorruptible politics.
By RAN COHEN
The erosion of the checks and balances in the Israeli political system enables the prime minister to impose his will.
By DORON NAVOT
Every year 2,000 or so government resolutions are passed in the Knesset, but few are carried out.
By SARAH LEIBOVITZ-DAR
A round-up of news from around the nation.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
“Substantial pieces of legislation that affect our lives receive little to no public attention, while the clowning antics of one MK make headlines.”
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Bad laws don’t make good NGOs
By ILAN EVYATAR
Readers respond to the latest 'Jerusalem Post' articles.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The program attempts for the first time to repair the institutionalized discrimination against Arabs by dealing with the budget allocation system as a whole.
By ABED KANAANEH
The truth is Ohana’s sexual orientation is immaterial in the face of his outstanding service to Israel and the security of the Jewish people.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
The Knesset has become a place for “machers” of all kinds.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
Let’s go over a few facts, not rely on impressions and feelings: Jerusalem is deteriorating.
By NACHMAN SHAI
In other words, said organizations and individuals want a president who represents only right-wing Jews like themselves, and civil organizations that follow a “my country right or wrong” line.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Celebrating 50 years of the Knesset, Israel's home of democracy.
How quickly the past and present have become interconnected.
How do we re-establish trust in the political leadership and restore dignity to the Knesset?
By DOV LIPMAN