Deputy A-G refuses to investigate Bennett for alleged Gaza war leak
Netanyahu promises to ‘vigorously’ oppose Palestinian moves at UN
Court orders Ministry of Defense to recognize man as IDF widower
Cabinet oks 'price targeting' to lower housing costs
Planting seeds for peace and health
'We have weak civil servants'
Health funds took in 9% more from supplementary health insurance in 2013
Ministry axes costly safe-sex video clip
Tech Talk: Haredim in hi-tech
Watch out! You are being followed in the supermarket
Jerusalem and Tel Aviv among 14 cities to receive Bloomberg grants
Israel's Energiya to build solar field in Georgia
Audience participation required
Dreidel challenge puts new spin on breaking a Guinness World Record
Jerusalem’s Bloomfield Science Museum lights up during Hanukka
Gentrified in Jaffa
Yellow-and-blue makes it seven straight
Mac TA cruises past Mac PT to cut gap from first place
Israel women’s basketball icon Liron Cohen retires
Glushko and Sela triumph for second straight year
'Poverty in Israel worsening, deepening'
What do the latest Olmert recordings mean for his legal saga?
Arab parties now close to a united list, MK says
Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick to run in Likud primaries
Lapid warns Netanyahu would cancel Haredi-IDF legislation
Hardline national-religious rabbis come out in support of Yishai’s new party
Tekuma: The cult of Orit Struck?
Livni: The world listens to me
Price tag perpetrators sentenced to unprecedented 30 months in prison
PA begins campaign to amass support for Israeli withdrawal resolution
Netanyahu: Israel is under attack on two fronts at once
Hamas arrests global jihadis who fired rocket on Friday, defense minister says
Czech Jews protest invitation of Putin to Holocaust memorial
Jewish Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's son assaulted and robbed
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Syria says it shot down an Israeli drone near Golan
Price tag for Middle East chaos: $35 billion
Israel acknowledges upside of diplomacy with Iran, Obama says
Elevating US-Israel alliance, Obama hails his role
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FOR ZION'S SAKE: Europe doesn't care about dead Jews
Poll dancing and wishful thinking
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Grapevine: An international ‘Marriage’
This Week in Jerusalem: Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
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Happily Eva After: The one in which I acted the turkey
Where the blind lead the sighted
Grapevine: Celebrating in sign
Campaign jockeying reveals growing cracks in haredi walls
Turkey and the Islamic State
Abandoning the diplomatic battlefield to our enemies
Ignoring strategic reality
A song for Kislev: 'Sea of Sheaves'
שְתִיקָתוֹ שֶל בָּרוּך
שָרִים מִקוֹל הַלֵב
The miraculous oil of the olive
‘The peace process is like rock and roll – it is never going to die’
A smiling survivor
La droite s'effrite
L'union fait la force
Hanin Zoabi persiste et signe
La conférence du JPost
L'Andalousie séfarade, sur le chemin du retour
La cuisine juive dans l'espace et le temps
Les bougies de Safed
Transmuer la terreur en lumière
Autopsie d'une fuite de pétrole
L’éléphant blanc de Tel-Aviv
La violence dans les communautés juives orthodoxes : venir à bout du tabou
Affaires de femmes ?
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Al-Sissi n’est pas Moubarak
Le temps joue en faveur de Téhéran
Ciblés parce que juifs
Procès Lee Zeitouni : suite et fin
Peu d’espoir pour Pollard
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Christmas in the Holy Land: Pilgrims and the Virgin Mary
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Jewish influence on Christmas music
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New Bike Single in Lahav Forest in the Negev
40,000 Cranes at the Winter Bird Festival
Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Sharing and Learning - German Forestry Students Intern with KKL-JNF
Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
KKL-JNF Experts Visit China for Future Environmental Collaborations
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
Nigerian Forestry Delegation Sees KKL-JNF Desert Afforestation First-hand
In his Footsteps: Heritage Excursions in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin
JNF USA Doctors Mission Connects to a Healthy Israel
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JNF Toronto Negev Dinner 2014 Honors Dr. Max Glassman
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12.22.2014 | 30 Kislev, 5775
Lebanese newspaper claimed that the IAF struck weapons caches “that belonged to Hezbollah.”
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Hezbollah leader says group rejects pundits who believe events in region connected to the fulfillment of Shi'ite Islam prophecy.
Golan says Hezbollah appeared unlikely to seek renewed conflict with Israel.
'Daily Star' reported UNIFIL investigators found that Israel fired two dozen cluster bombs at hills surrounding Kfar Shuba and the Shebaa Farms on Tuesday.
Deputy leader Sheik Naim Qassem says his group still has the ability to face Israel even though it is busy in Lebanon and Syria.
Two bombs were planted and detonated on Israeli side of the border.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Bombs were planted on Israeli side of border; 2 soldiers from Combat Engineering Corps bomb squad hurt in blast; Israeli assessment indicates chances of wider escalation low.
Channel 10 quotes defense sources as saying they believe that the cell which tried to infiltrate from Lebanon intended to carry out a terror attack on Israeli territory.
1 suspect hit, cell flees back into Lebanon; Lebanese media say Lebanese army soldier injured by IDF fire.
IDF confirms reports from Lebanon, says will investigate crash.
Although war is unlikely now, small incidents can quickly escalate, officer warns; IDF will defeat Hezbollah, but conflict could drag out for as long as four months, he says.
Army source says aircraft likely belonged to Assad regime, accidentally crossed border.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,REUTERS
Lebanese army released a statement that two rockets were fired from the town of Dhayra, south of Tyre, toward Israel.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
Over 20 rockets slam into Israel after night of relative calm on southern front; IDF strikes 17 Gaza terror targets overnight; man lightly injured from mortar shell.
No injuries reported in Golan; 2 children lightly injured after rocket from Lebanon hits Upper Galilee.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,BEN HARTMAN,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Two children lightly injured, others suffer shock as a result of attack on northern Israel; two rockets fired from Gaza land in Beersheba, one lightly injures two people, destroys car.
By BEN HARTMAN,YAAKOV LAPPIN
The lines of communication between us and Hamas were never severed, Hezbollah leader tells Lebanese paper; Nasrallah played down the success of the Iron Dome defense system.
Proposed tripartite power-sharing formula would give equal power to Sunni Muslims, Shi'ite Muslims and Christians.
By ARIEL COHEN
Merkava tanks reportedly remain across border for over an hour; Lebanese media claims sightings of Israeli drone and fighter jets Tuesday night.
Ground forces make upgrades to prepare for war with Hezbollah; 40% of artillery rounds to be high-accuracy shells.
Simon Wiesenthal Center urges extradition to France of a Lebanese-Canadian professor Hassan Diab, suspected in taking part in a 1980 terror attack in Paris.
By SAM SOKOL
US Senators introduce legislation to prevent financial and logistic support to terrorist organization.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Patriarch Beshara al-Rai reportedly stood defiant this week as news editorials attacked him for the planned trip.
Patriarch Beshara al-Rai will be among the delegates of Church officials who accompanying the pontiff during his trip to the Holy Land.
Miriam Peretz a perdu 2 fils au combat, au Liban et dans la bande de Gaza. Lors de la dernière fête de l’Indépendance, elle a été sélectionnée pour allumer une flamme au mont Herzl
By ASAF FINKELSTEIN,YOAV SCHWARTZ
The Tribunal is raising the possibility that the answer to the question “Who killed the one-time prime minister of Lebanon?” is President Bashar Assad of Syria.
By NEVILLE TELLER
‘Ah, but your land is beautiful,’ said South African novelist Alan Paton. ‘Ah, but your land is complicated,’ is a novel just waiting to be written here.
By PAMELA PELED
Evidence shows links between the Lebanon-based group and criminal organizations in South America.
Journalists found blindfolded and bound on Turkish-Syrian border; said to be in good health after being held captive since June.
Residents heard the sound of loud gunfire and explosions coming from the Al-Gharbi district of southern Beirut.
State Department annual report focuses on Iran’s expansive efforts to fund and funnel arms to Islamist organizations, including Hamas and Hezbollah.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Israel's representatives to the world body in New York said the resolution was a byproduct of "an anti-Israel agenda."
By HERB KEINON
Hezbollah planted, detonated two bombs in the Har Dov region along the Lebanese-Israeli border in October, wounding two IDF soldiers.
Sunday's briefing on Hezbollah activity along the northern border is nothing new; It's business as usual for the group that was already digging tunnels into Israel 10 years before Hamas.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Suspects also allegedly tried to import weapons, possibly for attack during Operation Protective Edge.
While Iran demands a rehearing of a $1.75 billion payout to Beirut bombing victims, families say they won’t give up the legal fight against Tehran.
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Renovations for Magen Avraham Synagogue were reportedly paid for by donors from communities of several religions in Beirut.
Premium special: A glimpse into historical moments in Israeli news from this week in 'The Jerusalem Post' front covers.
By CAROLINE FRANK
A monument to a soldier who was killed in Lebanon on the Jewish Valentine’s Day provides a sweeping view of the Galilee and Golan Heights, and is a father’s last gesture to his fallen son.
By ILANA SRAIER-PHILLIPS
The alleged spy had frustrated attacks against Israel and held a number of important positions.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Further details of alleged Hezbollah informant for the Mossad are reportedly revealed in the Lebanese media.
Kuwaiti newspaper says arrest of spy known as M.Sh. is seen by Hezbollah as an important achievement.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Moscow’s deputy foreign minister, Mikhail Bogdanov, also met with the leaders of Lebanon’s rival political and sectarian factions.
The Lebanese security forces have waged a crackdown on Islamic State sympathizers in Lebanon and the intelligence services have been extra vigilant on the border crossings.
Venezuelan MP Adel Al-Sughayar takes to Al-Manar TV to share some of his theories on recent history.
The offer of Iranian aid has reportedly caused international opposition, including from the US.
Was part of Syria trying to take over Lebanese foreign policy and governance, Marwan Hamade tells Special Tribunal for Lebanon in The Hague.
Hariri assassination probe enters new stage.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JPOST.COM STAFF
An Arab blogger posted images of Mahdi magazine, a children's workbook issued by the Shi'ite terrorist organization.
Government in Beirut has said it cannot cope with the more than a million Syrians and has asked for funds to help look after them.
Saad Hariri condemns Shi'ite terror group for "disrupting national efforts in the fight against terrorism and extremism."
Sources close to the Shi’ite terrorist group say the organization is increasingly worried about infiltration by armed fighters from Syria
"We are against American military intervention and an international coalition in Syria, whether that (action) is against the regime or IS," Nasrallah said in a speech.
The IDF ruled out the possibility that the drone was deliberately downed; says crash was due to technical malfunction.
Female editor of Cyprus-based magazine claims PIJ deputy leader Ziad al-Nakhaleh assaulted her in hotel room in Beirut last week.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Senior official from Lebanese-based Shi'ite group calls for "change in national priorities" in battle against Sunni extremists in Syria.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Hezbollah operative purportedly killed in blast that Lebanon attributes to surveillance apparatus planted by Israel.
The United States has begun delivering nearly $20 million of arms including assault rifles, anti-tank missiles and mortars to bolster Lebanon's army.
Nasrallah says his organization is ready to fight threat that also faces Gulf states, Jordan.
Border town was attacked in Islamist incursion from Syria carried out by Sunni radicals including the Islamic State.
Three people lightly injured from glass shards after rocket lands in building parking lot; 17 people treated for shock.
IDF returns fire at source of 4th projectile fired from Lebanon in the past week; rocket sirens continue to sound in South.
Assad is struggling to end a more than three-year revolt which started as peaceful anti-government demonstrations that descended into civil war.
Terror group blasts attempts to return former Lebanese militia members who fled to Israel during the Lebanon withdrawal.
Lebanon arrests a suspect who confessed to working with regional intelligence agencies in plot to assassinate Maronite Church Patriarch Beshara Rai.
By Ariel Ben Solomon,REUTERS
Leader of Lebanon’s Maronite community to visit Nazareth, Acre and Haifa before returning to Lebanon via Jordan on Thursday.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Lawyer for Jewish community in Lebanon says despite renovations, Magen Abraham Synagogue is not set to open doors again.
With Syria's civil war raging 30 miles away, Lebanese security forces have other priorities than their annual showdown with the Bekaa hashish growers.
The group holds Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Apple Store and Google Play applications with hundreds of thousands of followers.
Michel Suleiman calls again on fighters from terror group to pull out of neighboring conflict to stymie future sectarian tensions in Lebanon.
The patriarch is due to accompany the pope on his tour of the Holy Land next week; Lebanese media have spoken out against the controversial visit.
Human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin has represented Julian Assange and advised former UN Sec. Gen. Kofi Annan; she was voted London's hottest barrister of 2013.
By REENAT SINAY
Fighting damages town revered for Christian sites; Assad gaining confidence, says conflict at a 'turning point' in his favor.
A mix of foreign efforts to limit funding to organization, as well as Hezbollah's continued involvement in Syria, have hurt group financially.
By YASSER OKBI
Fatah and a range of Islamist factions compete for influence in Mieh Mieh camp near Sidon.
In an interview with the Arab-language daily 'As-Safir', Nasrallah says the attack on Har Dov was a response to Israeli strikes.
Shi'ite leader says Israel is wrong to conclude that it cannot fight because of its involvement in Syrian war.
Nasrallah says his Shi'ite gorup is protecting Lebanon and says it was late to join the Syria war.
Close to 1 million Syrian refugees, can now be found in Lebanon, increasing the population by about a quarter, the UN says.
Nationalism still seen as trumping political ideology; On almost every issue, the Arab states are divided on how to proceed, whether it be on Syria, Iraq, Egypt or on how to deal with Iran.
Budapest says ambassador only attended the exhibition as part of his work as a diplomat.
Budapest's envoy "expressed his admiration at Hezbollah’s great achievement for Lebanon."
Al-Rai’s visit is the subject of great controversy in his native Lebanon, where parts of the media have spoken out vehemently against his visit to Israel.
By JEREMY SHARON
'Post''s London correspondent breaks down events at UK's House of Commons that led to vote for Palestinian recognition; health reporter assesses danger posed to Israel by Ebola.
By FRONTLINES PODCAST
Analyst Yossi Melman explains the thinking behind Hezbollah's border attack on Israel; Globes correspondent Amiram Barkat explains why the budget matters.
Writer says Israeli band Turquoise is a Zionist scheme to steal Arab culture, backed by the Israeli government.
The most recent related “disarmament,” of Hezbollah in Lebanon following the 2006 war, is considered a colossal failure.
Hezbollah leader accuses Israel of committing war crimes, accuses US of hatching plot to force Palestinians out of Gaza.
In phone call with leaders of Hamas and Islamic Jihad, Nasrallah commends fighters of "the resistance" in Gaza.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Last week rockets from Lebanon landed in open areas north of Nahariya in the Western Galilee, and one was fired at a village in the Upper Galilee.
Lebanese media says additional rockets prepared by unknown militants to be fired toward Israel found at launching site.
Small radical organization fired rocket from Lebanon, not Hezbollah, source says; IDF returns fire from area where rocket was fired.
At a time when the threats against us quickly change, grow and change again, we need political and military leaders who are courageous, creative and willing to take calculated risks.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
What has happened in Lebanon is that the vacuum left by the withdrawal over the years of foreign powers (Syria, Israel and briefly a US-backed multi-national force) has resulted in Hezbollah dominating the country’s politics.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
On May 24, Maronite Bishop Bishara al-Rahi will become the first Lebanese Christian patriarch to set foot in Israel since its establishment.
By DANIEL NISMAN
The importance of the border in determining the area within which the government can exercise its sovereignty and control remains central to our world.
By DAVID NEWMAN
Hezbollah spares no vituperation or vehemence in its agitation for Israel’s obliteration; it spares no effort to inflict physical harm on Israelis.
By JPost Editorial