Saudi prince to visit Israel in unprecedented overture
'ISIS, Gaza militants, Iran nuclear negotiators, do not give Israel a second thought'
Clinton to Jewish donors: "I will be a better president to Israel than Obama"
US only country to stand with Israel as UNHRC approves Gaza resolution
Palestinian group calls on Bon Jovi to boycott Israel
Golden Globe winner Ruth Wilson to star in Avi Nesher’s new movie
Born to the keyboard
Beitar opens continental campaign with goalless deadlock
Lenskiy, Presiado capture sprint doubles at nationals
Beitar begins European quest with road trip to Kazakhstan
Heartbreak for Sanford at national championships
Jerusalem Post wishes a Happy Fourth of July to our readers in America and across the globe
Forest fire rages near Jerusalem, police investigating arson
READ: Full text of UNHRC Gaza resolution
UN Human Rights Council adopts resolution on 2014 Gaza war
Projectiles launched from Sinai hit southern Israel
Poll: Majority wants to remove leniencies on Palestinians
Ariel Sharon's son: My father would have responded to Gaza rocket fire with full force
Anti-Semitic pejoratives scrawled on London Jewish school
EJC head Moshe Kantor honored by France
Polish museum returns controversial gas chamber installation
German NGO organizes 'Rent a Jew' program
Netanyahu: The Jews owe an eternal debt of gratitude to the 'British Schindler'
Islamic State conducts mass execution in Palmyra
Mahmoud Abbas appoints Saeb Erekat to secretary-general of PLO
Breakthroughs appear in Vienna on Iran nuclear talks
Dressed in military uniform, Sisi pays discreet visit to Sinai after attacks
Assad forces, Hezbollah launch major assault on Lebanon border city
Fertility and perinatal loss
Trade away trans-fats
Netanyahu comes to hail mental health reform
Unions demand collective agreement to ensure vocational conditions
Delek, Noble executives: We commit to developing Leviathan
Members of the public can submit reactions to gas outline until July 21
Energy Minister Steinitz announces terms of gas compromise deal
Israel's Elbit Systems wins $150 mln Benelux contract
Apps for finding jobs are among Microsoft Venture’s latest start-up
Tech Talk: Tel Aviv hosts international cybersecurity conference
Government seeks to fill hi-tech manpower shortage
Global Agenda: On the wall
Middle Israel: Israel’s lesson to Greece
Manufacturers: Increasing vacation days will cost NIS 7 billion
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Food for thought
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07.04.2015 | 17 Tammuz, 5775
Discussion on Arab MK’s activities grows heated; Ethics panel begins activities.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The initiative by MK Yoav Kisch (Likud), an IAF pilot, was a response to the UN’s report on Operation Protective Edge, which claimed that the IDF committed war crimes.
If passed, the bill would provide a safety net to entrepreneurs whose businesses go under, as well as freelancers and self-employed workers.
By NIV ELIS
Israel must respond to climate change, by both adapting to transforming environmental conditions and by working to mitigate the impact of the circumstances.
By SHARON UDASIN
Since its founding in 1975 by the late MK Yosef Tamir, movement has grown from a fledgling organization to a group that houses most of Israel's environmental NGOs.
MK Michal Rozin: Our duty as regulators is to find a balance between freedom of expression and freedom to incitement.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
That’s the message from JAL’s decision to skip an Arab League meeting. And it’s good news for Israel.
By EVELYN GORDON
Journalist and social activist Tsega Melaku anticipated the cauldron of young Ethiopian protest that has just bubbled over; Now, she explains why we are only at the beginning of the chaos.
By ARIK BENDER
Having learned his lesson from his last, short-lived, government, Benjamin Netanyahu
is taking six steps to bring about political peace and quiet.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Latest version of the much-debated legislation, which partly sparked the last election, simply states that Israel is Jewish and democratic.
One in four workers in Israel subject to abuse in the workplace.
Yisrael Beytenu votes with coalition and Yesh Atid skips out on vote.
By SHARON UDASIN,LAHAV HARKOV
Legislation states that company must state limitations in advance- if it does not notify a customer ahead of time, it will be required to pay NIS 10,000 fine without proof of damages.
The government may have given in to one of the opposition and opposition-within-the-coalition’s demands, to release the gas plan to the public, but that’s unlikely to get them the votes they need.
The last-minute reprieve came a day ahead of the date on which the IBA was due to cease functioning.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Bill proposed by opposition MKs would only take into effect in the twenty second Knesset,
the parliament after the next one.
On matters of religion and state, this coalition is just as divided as its predecessors.
Vote on legislation by Yisrael Beytenu MK Gal, to put burden of proof on MKs suspected of supporting terrorism, delayed so government an propose “softer” version.
Netanyahu says he is "determined to promote a realistic solution that will bring gas to the Israeli market."
By press time, 164 people contributed NIS 24,720 in 24 hours.
18-month extension reflected a compromise that committee chairman Nissan Slomiansky reached with Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
How is it that sexual criminals cannot return as ministers, but those taking bribes can, asks the NGO.
Ministers approve bill for government to use more e-mail and less paper.
Culture Minister Miri Regev’s strategy to climb politically by picking patriotic fights may have exhausted itself.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Yesh Atid proposes anyone convicted of crimes with moral turpitude never be allowed to hold ministerial position.
Meretz MK Ilan Gilon, chairman of the Subcommittee on Accessibility, allows his intern to bring the puppy to work every day.
As a member of Knesset, Hazan has certain immunities and the investigation requires special approval.
By LAHAV HARKOV,YONAH JEREMY BOB
MK Zohar: Stopping discussion of discrimination against Jewish worshipers is giving Arab MKs what they want; Yehuda Glick: Arab MKs acting like hostile Arabs on Mount who try to scare Jews away.
Politicians across spectrum denounce actor who called Likud voters “cud-chewing cattle;” Netanyahu: Cutting funds is not censorship, freedom of speech is not a question.
Proposed legislation would make any law prohibiting discrimination based on gender, age, country of origin, etc. apply to LGBT people as well.
How Oren Hazan got into the Knesset in the first place, whether he can get kicked out, and what it means for the upcoming Likud central committee vote.
“In pogroms against Jews in the past they would always burn Torah scrolls because this was the symbol of the Jewish people,” said Edelstein.
By JEREMY SHARON
Knesset Speaker bans lawmaker, who allegedly hired prostitutes and used crystal meth while running a Bulgarian casino, from presiding over plenum meetings; Likud trying to kick Hazan out.
Liberman mourns the loss of his party's former Knesset member, who died of a heart attack.
Shaffir represented the Zionist Union at the French Socialist Party congress.
Edelstein delays formation of special committee for Kahlon's economic reforms.
Days after resignation from minister-without-portfolio post, Likud MK reassures public he will continue to represent his party in the Knesset.
After finally putting together all the pieces of the puzzle, how long can Netanyahu keep his coalition together and is his government really as hawkish as it seems?
MK Avigdor Liberman is videoed playing tennis in the middle of the day during the Knesset summer session.
By RO YEGER
Coalition chairman Tzachi Hanegbi, who will head the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, said the chairmen of the committees would be named next Monday.
Minister-Without-Portfolio Bennie Begin will most likely have to leave the cabinet.
MK's Ayelet Shaked, Gila Gamliel, and Miri Regev cropped out of Haredi paper front-page due to modesty concerns.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Joint List head sees meeting as opportunity to appeal for equal fund allocation, more access to education and larger budget for Arab municipalities.
The new government is convening in order to take its official photograph as well.
Motion, proposed by Yesh Atid, falls by a 59-56 vote.
Lawmaker had the same result in last year's competition.
After witnessing the heckling during the Prime Minister's speech at the swearing in of the 34th government, Lapid decided not to speak but he certainly has what to say.
Gilad Erdan said, "I promise to continue to serve you faithfully as a member of Knesset from the front row. I know that job."
Likud number two Erdan stays out of cabinet; Herzog: Won't join circus.
Groups have already petitioned to the High Court of Justice to block both appointments due to each politicians problematic past.
In latest of coalition appointments, Ya'alon set to carry on post at Defense ministry and Akunis appointed to communications ministry.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,GIL HOFFMAN
Netanyahu has no reason to detail any coalition guidelines, especially with a razor thin coalition resting on Bayit Yehudi.
By HERB KEINON
Likud ministers battle over seats; Erdan threatens to stay out
Netanyahu is now expected to start meeting with Likud ministers and Knesset to inform them what posts they will receive in the new government.
PM speaks at Knesset ceremony marking 70 years since the Soviet victory over the Nazis.
"It is no secret that Israel has taken too ambivalent a stance on the Armenian genocide," says Edelstein.
Meeting was attended by representatives of the protest organizers and the Ethiopian-Israeli community organizations, representatives from the justice ministry and police, and MKs.
Edelstein initiates 7 days to swear in ministers; Zionist Union submits bill for new election
Knesset speaker told Army Radio that he was particularly disturbed by pictures circulated online of her in an SS uniform.
By GIL HOFFMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
High Court of Justice is set to respond by Monday morning to petition filed by Yesh Atid, requesting injunction to halt enlarging cabinet.
Netanyahu speaks of regional threats; cabinet approves bill to increase number of ministers.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will begin the process of appointing the Likud’s ministers, deputy ministers and Knesset committee chairmen.
Joint List MK Ayman Odeh gave an interview to the London-based Arab-language daily 'Asharq al-Awsat'.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Following a night of last-minute negotiations, Likud and Bayit Yehudi sign a deal, completing the formation of Netanyahu's coalition government; swearing in expected Wednesday.
Legislators have two main jobs, passing laws and overseeing the government's work, and both will be put on hold for at least another week.
Deri told the haredi news website Kikar Shabbat that the government faced stiff societal challenges and that there was an opening to cooperate on such issues with Zionist Union.
Marking Herzl Day, PM says Herzl clearly saw threat of anti-Semitism and suggested a solution, a Jewish state.
Legislative work to begin only after government is formed; Knesset speaker Edelstein calls for shorter coalition-building period.
Warnings of a diplomatic tsunami have been heard in the past, but will they become a reality this time?
Levy-Abecasis says seeks position with focus on socioeconomic issues.
Nava Boker’s husband, who was the Hadera Police chief, was killed in the 2010 Mount Carmel forest fire.
PM Netanyahu has until Wednesday at 8 p.m. to inform President Reuven Rivlin that he has formed a government.
More than 67 years after the state was founded, there is still a stigma about Israelis abroad.
Before becoming an MK Eyal Ben-Reuven served in the IDF for over 35 years.
Most people take the sounds that come out of their mouth for granted, but when acute or
chronic conditions appear, ear-nose-and-throat and clinical communications specialists
should be consulted.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The Likud’s team will meet Friday morning with representatives of Shas; Meeting with Kulanu planned for Sunday.
The new Likud Knesset member hopes to focus on social issues such as bridging social gaps and helping new immigrants.
The official theme of this year's Independence Day ceremony at Mount Herzl is “Israeli Trailblazers.”
Esther Herlitz, groundbreaking diplomat and Knesset Member, paved the way for women coming after her.
By PATRICIA GOLAN
A cartoon by Avi Katz.
By AVI KATZ
Social bonds could link performance with funding and, ultimately, rebuild the public’s trust, eroded by years of waste and corruption.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Does the PM really want a small shaky government or would he prefer a large stable administration ostensibly committed to a two-state solution?
By LESLIE SUSSER
Dicey electric bike regulations and lax enforcement tax Tel Aviv.
By ARIEL COHEN
There are 70 international dragon boat festivals around the world including Israel, and according to local organizers, dragon boating is now the fastest-growing sport on water.
Netanyahu has real enemies who would gladly destroy him politically. Some are within his own party. Within his own cabinet.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
There is no existing mechanism to remove an MK from office for noncriminal breaches of trust and improper behavior.
By DOV LIPMAN
"As a result of Sunday’s vote the Likud Central Committee will have more power over the Likud’s Knesset faction than before."
By DANIEL TAUBER
Israel’s secret weapon of success is not government officials; it is its civilian population.
It’s time we started cracking down on the abhorrent, ugly or merely stupid behavior infecting this country from top to bottom.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
After his election victory, Netanyahu outraged most of the country, including his own colleagues, by initially singling out the haredim and capitulating to all their demands.
By ISI LEIBLER
It’s hard writing about a new government when you can’t find it.
By LIAT COLLINS
Had just a handful more seats swung the other way in this election, the results would have been drastically different.
By STEWART WEISS
"Our aim should be incremental steps of increased political, economic and security cooperation between Israel and the Palestinians; This is in both parties’ interest – and ours."
By DOUG LAMBORN
Unbelievably, Netanyahu bought the votes of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
"Initial comments from Bennett about his priorities, the amount of money he got for Ariel University and for settlements point to his primary interests being nationalistic and not religious."
By YOSEF BLAU
Government coalition agreements inevitably end up looking like a collection of wish lists presented by the different coalition partners in exchange for their political support.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Netanyahu has cobbled together a coalition with only a single-seat majority - to survive, it must be broadened.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s surrenders violate the Likud’s constitution calling for creating conditions for a flourishing free economy.
By GIL TROY