12.09.2016 | 9 Kislev, 5777
Peace process should not be 'all or nothing,' says EU ambassador
Leading Arab journalist: Should Arab MKs even be in the Knesset?
Settlements bill to be pushed off until Trump inauguration
Despite claims of mass arson, only 3 indictments filed for recent blazes
Hapoel Tel Aviv looks to overcome financial woes
Maccabi Tel Aviv eliminated from Europe
AIPAC lauds Congress passage of Israel aid
Mother of girl slain in gay pride parade appointed to the bench
Israel, Cyprus and Greece ties forge ahead with trilateral rescue unit
‘Annexing Ma’aleh Adumim is the next step’ for Israel
Liberman: WMDs Israel thwarted from reaching Hezbollah were chemical arms
Germany slams settlement bill that legalizes outposts
Music: Flute of gold from the Emerald Isle
Top 10 things to do
Classical Music: The human aspect
Jazz: Leading from the back
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Beersheba both face continental moment of truth
Hapoel Jerusalem makes things trickier for itself with loss
High BMI in adolescence may harm cognitive function in middle age
The calming power of work
Blood donations to be accepted from foreign-born Ethiopians, gays and elderly
UK based NGO brings free and accessible tech training to Israeli Arabs in Nazareth
Are budgets for the health funds rising or falling?
Tech Talk: Medical equipment giant Edwards acquires Valtech Cardio for $990m.
Officials from 10 West African countries arrive for unprecedented visit
Farmers block roads in protest of government policies
After long dry spell, rains pour over Israel
Editor's Notes: Where are we going?
Column One: Israel’s first project with Trump
An urgent need for reform
Where do surprises come from?
Watch: Turkish air strikes hit ISIS targets in Syria
Hot off the Arab press
Iran's FM: It's in US interest to stay committed to nuclear pact
UK foreign minister: Saudi, Iran stoking proxy wars in Mideast
Rouhani says Iran won't let Trump rip up nuclear deal
Saudi court sentences 15 to death on charges of spying for Iran
Iran's supreme court upholds death sentence for billionaire tycoon
ISIS retaliations attempt to slow Iraqi advance in Mosul
Report: Islamic State leaders called to choose successor to Baghdadi
Hezbollah vs ISIS vs Israel
Berlin rabbi welcomes next German president Steinmeier as ‘proud friend of Jewish people’
Denmark's chief rabbi allays concerns about circumcision ban
Posters promoting white supremacist, neo-Nazi organization found at Emerson College
British man convicted for antisemitic online campaign against Jewish lawmaker
AGT International and Cellcom partner to make Israel’s cities ‘smart’
Israeli biotech firm successfully reverses human bone loss in early trial
JNF-USA water expedition exposes global professionals to Israeli expertise, innovation
A reckoning for Ellison on Zionism – and a test for its lobbyists
As Trump heads to Oval Office, Israel-US panel says 'the only thing certain is uncertainty'
Unsettled Gulf Arab states seek to coordinate in wake of Trump election
Mississippi Gov. to ‘JPost’: Trump will be great for Israel
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
Diplomacy: Donald Trump, have we got an Israel policy for you!
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of December 9, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Azrieli issues
Jerusalem Grapevine: Agnon jubilee
Parashat Vayetze: Big deceit, small deceit
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?
Petitioners suggest Trump name US-Lebanese ex-porn star as Saudi envoy
Why ‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah had a bar mitzvah
Was CNN right to apologize over caption on 'alt-right' antisemitism?
How Trump's top aide Stephen Bannon made money from 'Seinfeld'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Judge Trump on his results
Trump’s challenge to American Jews
Middle of nowhere
Waiting for the new US administration
Bauing out with style
A city of many challenges
Rugby in the Holy Land
Rx For Readers: Slimmer isn’t always healthier
Waging war over Emek Refaim
Gallery or revolution?
This week in Jerusalem
At a crossroads
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: To work, to work, ‘l’haim’
Three new consumer laws
Speaking out in every generation
Israeli Southern comforts
שְלוֹשָה אַחִים וּמְעָרָה
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Shaked orders investigation into incitement against Christian IDF soldiers
French peasant widow saved life of a Jewish child against all odds
The Dutch electronics company exec who helped save more than 300 Jews in WWII
Hungary’s Minister of Agriculture tours the Negev
Christmas Trees from KKL-JNF Forests, 2016
Help Make Israel's Forests Green Again
Danny Atar: “For each tree that was burned, we’ll plant two new ones”
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
Thousands of Ain al-Hilweh residents gathered in the camp and near constructed parts of the wall, raising posters referring to it as “the wall of shame.”
By ADAM RASGON
Where is Hezbollah getting its US-made APCs from?
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
A passing vehicle on the Lebanese side of the border opened fire on a group of IDF soldiers as they were patrolling.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Seven family members from village of Ghajar arrested for alleged involvement in plot to carry out attack.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Reports from Lebanese media claim one was wounded in the explosion that occurred near Metulla, northern Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The financial siege against the Lebanese Shi’ite movement creates secondary shock waves far beyond the US.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Zionist Union MK says that this difference is a victory in itself.
Hezbollah aired the first episode of the series "2006," the Shi'ite terrorist organization's investigative program marking a decade since the Second Lebanon War.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Saudi Arabia is "creating contact, normalizing relations, acknowledging the existence of Israel - and then cooperating with it.
On Thursday, Amin Maalouf was interviewed on i24 News,touting the dialogue between the cultures in the name of art, peace and humanity.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Iran's Parliament Speaker accuses Saudi Arabia of shirking its responsibility to help "the resistance axis" both in the 2008 war in Gaza and in the Second Lebanon War.
Congress expressed concerns about reports that the US is going out of its way to accommodate Iran in the sanctions relief for nuclear rollback deal.
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
Hezbollah says it that it has succeeded in establishing a 'balance of terror' that has made southern Lebanon 'the most secure region in the entire Middle East.'
The pullout took two days to complete and no soldiers were injured during the withdrawal.
During the symposium, the treaty of the academic and cultural boycott of Israel will be displayed, and a new smartphone application to boycott products of pro-Israel companies will be launched.
"If Israel would have annexed Aleppo, it would have been safe today, like the Golan. Aleppo's citizens would have been better off living under occupation than living under ruins," he twitted.
The movement has sent a letter to the Israel boycott office in the Lebanese Economic Ministry, to inform officials that the film stars an Israeli actress.
The clip shows images of Hezbollah gunmen in action during the 2006 war with Israel.
The maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon revolves around Lebanon's rejection of the maritime agreement signed between Israel and Cyprus in 2011
In discussions over the Lebanese school curriculum, a number of teachers opposed the inclusion of the phrase "animosity toward the oppressing Zionist entity."
Hezbollah leader threatens that if a future war breaks out with Israel, his terrorist group won't refrain from striking nuclear facilities.
Hezbollah has the capability to rain thousands of rockets and missiles on Israel in one day.
By ALON BEN-DAVID
A Lebanese national accused of collaborating with Mossad told a military tribunal that Arad died two years after falling into captivity.
Terrorist chief vows to bomb Haifa’s ammonia storage tanks.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Pro-Syrian government military sources reportedly deny any armed Israeli strike in Syrian territory.
By REUTERS,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Hezbollah's al-Manar TV denied reports and claimed that "Israel did not launch attacks against bases of the Syrian army and the Resistance in the region of Qutayfah."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,MAAYAN GROISMAN
Chemical threat has declined, but conventional rocket threat has risen, leading Home Front Command to convert the role of battalions.
No known injuries in attack; according to Lebanese news outlets, the IDF fired 20 shells toward the vicinity of Sheba Farms, which is also known as Har Dov.
By DANIELLE ZIRI,REUTERS,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Three rockets were fired from southern Lebanon and were believed to have fallen in open territory in the North. The IDF responded with artillery fire.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The army said that it sees "the Lebanese army as responsible for activities in Lebanon and will continue to act against any attempt to harm Israeli sovereignty and the security of its citizens."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Ahmed Bahr, a senior Hamas official, said that the assassination would only strengthen the “resistance” against Israel.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
In the next war that all IDF scenarios attest will happen, the entire State of Israel could be on the front line.
According to latest Home Front Command assessments, 1% of incoming enemy rockets would score direct hits on buildings in Israel.
The International Olympic Committee said that they would not accept any further incidents of this sort.
New military "combat lab" has dissected tactics used by the Lebanese Shi’ite group
The IDF was investigating whether the gunfire was deliberate or misfire.
A start-up millionaire completely changed his life’s course after fighting in Lebanon in 2006; Naftali Bennett talks about how the war pushed him into politics.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Hirsch recently published an English-language book called Defensive Shield. After the war, he resigned from the army.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
"It's not a nightmare, it's a very realistic scenario," says IAF air defense chief Brig.-Gen. Zvika Haimovich.
Despite anguish, Miki Goldwasser, mother of captured and killed reserve soldier Ehud, says the war was a great victory.
By BEN HARTMAN
Maj. Roi Klein, 31, came from the national-religious sector and is revered in the community for his self-sacrifice.
By JEREMY SHARON
The resolution also stated that no armed forces other than the UN Interim Force in Lebanon and the Lebanese army would be posted south of the Litani River.
By HAIM WATZMAN
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
Brig.Gen. Ram Yavne tells crowd at The Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference that Israel's enemies have been weakened.
Lebanese authorities hold that the Ain al-Hilweh has become a refuge for militants.
Lebanese athlete was killed Thursday near Aleppo after leaving the soccer field for the battle field.
By BEN LYNFIELD
Aoun’s impending election is “a political victory for Hezbollah,” said Benedetta Berti, an analyst at the Institute for National Security Studies.
Lebanon has endured a protracted political crisis since parliament failed to elect a new president two years ago, paralyzing government and causing a breakdown in many basic services.
Five people involved in the two thwarted attacks, including the mastermind, were arrested, an army statement quoted by the National News Agency said.
Lebanese PM Salam fears new wave of attacks following eight deadly suicide attacks that took place on Monday night in the Christian village of Qaa.
The US Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act (HIFPA) passed in December threatens sanctions against anyone who finances Hezbollah in a significant way.
'Asharq al-Awsat' reports that Mustafa Mughniyeh will become military chief of organization after previous chief was assassinated last week.
Georges Malbrunot, the Middle East reporter for the French daily newspaper Le Figaro, wrote a series of comments on his Twitter page on Saturday, regarding the assassination of Mustafa Baddredinne.
No one has yet found the way to mesh communal and civic identities in a way that will enable Lebanon to survive and prosper.
By BRUCE MADDY-WEITZMAN
With a low voter turnout of just 20%, the Beirutis list, backed by al-Mustaqbal chief and former Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri, won the elections.
Opposing Hezbollah's war in Syria and fearing for their sons' lives, many Hezbollah militiamen send their sons to seek refuge in Europe.
Senior official of Shi'ite Lebanese group tells local media that secret relations between Riyadh and Jerusalem led to the Saudi decision to classify Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.
The US Supreme Court generally defers to the executive on cases delving into foreign policy, especially if Congress stands with the executive.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The prostitution network, revealed by the Lebanese police in the coastal city of Jounieh, north of Beirut, included 75 women, most of them Syrian.
"By default we're abandoning Lebanon to Iran," said a senior European diplomat. "It's a big blow to Lebanon."
The Lebanese media claims that the main stronghold of the Resistance Brigades is the southern region connecting Sidon and Beirut, which is home to many poor and unemployed people.
Protesters attacked the Beirut office of Saudi-owned newspaper 'Asharq al-Awsat' on Friday in response to a cartoon published by the paper criticizing the Lebanese state.
Nasrallah’s threats to Israel are designed to remind the organization’s supporters and critics that the bedrock of its existence is the principle of resistance, i.e., the struggle against Israel.
By OMER EINAV
“The time has come for the Security Council to respond firmly against Hezbollah’s repeated threats against the citizens of Israel and its ongoing military buildup,” writes Danny Danon to UNSC.
Lebanese telecommunications minister stated that by providing illegal internet services to Lebanese websites, Israel might spy on Lebanon's official institutions.
The "captive air training missiles" did not have a warhead, rocket or guidance system and was said to be headed to the United States after being used to train the Lebanese Armed Forces.
The intelligence department claimed that Hezbollah, in cooperation with forces in the Lebanese army, plans to initiate a wave of attacks against its own facilities in Lebanon.
Besides the Palestinian envoy to Iran, representatives of Hamas and Islamic Jihad also took part in the conference. All three signed a symbolic declaration stating their support for Hezbollah.
Saudi Arabia moves to counter the Iran-Hezbollah Shi’ite axis.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
According to Kuwaiti reports, following investigations of its prosecutor, the STL is to accuse the organization of Hezbollah of assassinating Hariri, while previously trying Hezbollah members.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
The Kremlin announced the death of Sergun on January 4, saying that he died in Moscow after a heart attack.
On Wednesday, the editors of the Shi'ite site Janubia announced that "the site has been witnessing threats from Hezbollah's activists on social media networks in the past few hours."
On Friday, Saudi Arabia announced that it was halting its aid package to the Lebanese army after Beirut failed to condemn an attack on the Saudi diplomatic mission in Iran in December.
The minister tweeted remarks suggesting that Nasrallah's criticism of Saudi Arabia was hypocritical.
According to The Fall of Heaven, a recently released book by Andrew Cooper, Ayatollah Khomeini, the leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, was behind Sadr's disappearance.
The Palestinian uprising started with general strikes in UNRWA's offices in all of the Lebanese refugee camps, has escalated to violence, One man who suffered from Anemia.
"Mia Khalifa has a proven track record of bringing people together regardless of cultural background for the betterment of our country and international community," reads the appeal.
The Lebanese health minister requested that people avoid kissing “except in absolutely necessary cases” to avoid the spread of the H1N1 virus.
For observers of the Middle East, Wikipedia is apparently a go-to site for anyone trying to keep up with current events.
It is unfortunate that a segment of our own academic and media elite has fallen for the games of Iranian and Islamist propagandists.
By YAIR RAVID
In a world where Hezbollah is ready for war, Aoun is unlikely to be a president that urges restraint.
By MIRIAM GOLDMAN EPS AND KATHERINE EUSEY
At the end of the day, there are no good wars.
By AMIR PERETZ
The upcoming anniversaries of the Second Lebanon War and the Entebbe raid are a rare opportunity for the government to declare that it is not just here to coast into the future.
By YAAKOV KATZ
Interestingly, inter-religious Christian-Muslim strife is not the essential political or social feature.
By MORDECHAI NISAN
It is not yet certain if the alliance between Aoun and Geagea will ultimately lead to Aoun becoming president.
By HADAS MAMAN
The Azerbaijani mentality of tolerance and accommodation, even with a few worrisome politically based slips, has attracted a good deal of global attention.
By ALI EL HUSSEINI
The extent to which Phares’s views have changed over the years remains to be seen. But his current worldview appears to dovetail with that of Trump.