04.25.2017 | 29 Nisan, 5777
Is Israel planning to strike more Lebanese sites in next Hezbollah war?
Austria champions Israeli-Palestinian economic peace
Israel security forces arrest Palestinians linked to violent attacks
Erdan appearance in Negev fuels Beduin calls for boycott
German foreign minister calls Netanyahu ultimatum ‘regrettable’
Israeli Sharia court system appoints first-ever female judge
Emergency aid to crisis zones is Israel's proudest export
Miller dismissed from Mac TA camp for bringing girlfriend
Death at 96 silences another witness to the Holocaust
Netanyahu to German FM: If you meet with Breaking the Silence, you won't meet me
Emmanuel Macron's Israel ties
First glimpse of Nesher's 'Past Life'
Desmond Tutu, Roger Waters urge Radiohead to cancel Israel show
Israeli artist depicts world leaders as you’ve never seen ’em before
Erin Moran, Joanie in ‘Happy Days,’ dies at 56
Bagatskis to remain in charge at Mac TA
Israeli amputee sets new marathon world record in Vienna
Medvedev finishes Euro vault final in eighth
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Hadassah docs perform world’s 1st robot-aided repair of severe spinal fracture
Why are Shoah survivors’ grandchildren more afraid of ISIS?
Without disinfectants or intensive use of energy
Doctors’ journey to the 21st century
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
Israeli start-up extracting water from air, around the world
Private and public schooling in Israel – not what you thought
Saudis and women
Our World: The agenda for the Trump-Abbas meeting
April 25, 2017: A kowtowing ‘Post’
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
With eyes on Washington, Cairo and Riyadh warm up ties, looks to cooperate
UN elects Saudi Arabia to women’s rights commission
Lost evidence of Armenian Genocide discovered in Jerusalem archive
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iran's Rouhani to run for second term as president
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
Jewish students protest outside accused Nazi war criminal's Queens home
Princeton campus plastered with antisemitic, racist fliers
Trump proclaims week of Holocaust remembrance
New Orthodox siddur with German translation published in Germany
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Global ticket marketplace acquires Israeli software start-up in $56m. deal
Ivanka Trump rubs shoulders with bigwigs at Berlin women's summit
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles
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
The Israeli teen designer conquering the fashion world
Turning the contentious stereotype on its head
Preserving the memory of the
Holocaust through education
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
The definitive ranking of Ben & Jerry's Kosher for Passover flavors
See why the internet is kvelling over Jenna Jameson's new baby girl
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A country in denial
Seattle to Hebron
Stuffed delights: A taste of Syria
Sustainability in regrowing supermarket plants
Manning the Art
Life from the ashes
Shining a light on the Jerusalem Art scene
Bread of independence
Family hiking in spring
The art of handmade paper
Rocking in Ramallah
לְזֵכֶר רָאוּל וָלֶנְבֵּרְג
מדוֹאַר יִשְׂרָאֵל לְחֶבְרַת Gett
זְהִירוּת! סִיגַרְיָה מְסוּכֶּנֶת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope Francis likens migrant holding centers to 'concentration camps'
Watch: Christians celebrate Easter in the Holy Land
Green Horizons’ Desert Wilderness Survival Program
Eurovision 2017 contestants plant trees in Israel
On the Galilee, its Environment and its Heritage
Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
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
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
L’application de la nouvelle législation interdisant aux militants BDS d’entrer en Israël risque de souffrir des imprécisions du texte
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
Stormy Knesset session sees Likud lawmakers yelling at families of slain soldiers.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Omer Bar-Lev of the Zionist Union is rapidly emerging as a promising candidate to lead Israel's Labor Party.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The Jerusalem mayor is rumored to be eying the premiership, but it remains unclear when.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Coalition chairman David Bitan said the deadline for reaching an agreement is next Wednesday.
By GIL HOFFMAN,UDI SHAHAM
‘We should restore the position of the court’
Amid crisis, IBA workers disrupt meeting with Nissenkorn.
Is Netanyahu a bull in a China shop, or was there a reason for this week’s crisis over public broadcasting?
“It is inconceivable that the Israeli public should pay from its own pocket the pensions of lawmakers convicted of supporting terrorism and harming Israel’s security.”
"In recent years I focused on the issue of the Arab society right in general, and specifically of those in the Negev."
Israel's "loud and blatant violations of international resolutions," and not anti-Israeli or racist motives, are the inspiration for the move, claims Kuwaiti parliament speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
MK Yoel Hasson (Zionist Union) called on his fellow public representatives, not only to be an example for the people and avoid making racist comments, but also to actively and publicly defy racism.
Goumha Azbarga says liberal Israelis must safeguard the rights of the minority.
By BEN LYNFIELD
From the statement, the expectation was that Ghattas will be indicted and the plea deal will be filed with the courts next week.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,UDI SHAHAM
Orly Levy-Abecassis will remain a lawmaker, without membership in any faction.
The impeachment process began after Environmental Protection Minister Ze’ev Elkin gathered 71 lawmakers to support the move.
"We want to stress to these citizens who consider engaging in terrorist acts that it bears a toll on them – and they will have to pay it," said MK Anat Berko.
MK Tibi: The muezzin was here before the racist MKs; MK Ilatov: You should go back to Saudi Arabia.
MK Dov Henin: “I don’t remember a US administration ever speaking in this way. It’s a dangerous phenomenon of right-wing nostalgia for fascism."
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Shaffir urged to vie for Labor leadership
Israel's Knesset passed the law on Monday, enabling the interior minister to refuse to grant visas to supporters of the BDS movement or direct members of it seeking to enter the country.
Despite the broadcast of the tapes, both Cabel and Yacimovich continued to deny making a deal, as they have for weeks.
The initiative caused uproar among the Arab MKs, who see it as a direct attack on them.
The law’s final version reflects a number of compromises made to address privacy concerns that have made it the center point of a grand battle for years.
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.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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.
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."
“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.
Live Knesset Israel
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
The Regulation Law will hopefully be a prelude to annexation of the West Bank.
By AMIEL UNGAR
The Knesset’s top priority for 2017 should be to restore
the Israeli public’s belief in its political institutions.
By YOHANAN PLESNER
When the state points out the violations and seeks to demolish the illegal construction, it becomes the bad guy.
By JOSH HASTEN
I find myself siding with Shaked and Levin in this case.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
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.
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