UN rights expert accuses Israel of excessive force against Palestinians
'What do you want from me?' Abbas explains why, despite everything, he wants peace
Israeli-Arab dentist sentenced for funneling money to Hamas
Balad MK says terrorists didn’t commit a crime, are victims of ‘occupation’
Police look to appoint first Muslim deputy commissioner
Court: Reform, Conservative can use public mikvaot for conversion
Social historians, sociologists and nanoscientists awarded Dan David prize
UK envoy: British-Israel relationship ‘probably stronger and deeper than ever’
Lapid extends term as Yesh Atid head
The researched-based responses to troublemaking MKs
Ya'alon throws cold water on talk of imminent Israel-Turkey reconciliation
Fishing for compliments
Wine Talk: From Concord to Cabernet
Top 10 things to do
Veni, vidi, Venezuela!
Comfortable first-leg conquests for Mac TA, Bnei Sakhnin
Yellow-and-blue bounced from Eurocup
Eurocup campaign on the line for Mac TA vs Nizhny
Beersheba bursts out in State Cup quarters
US Jewish delegation meets Egypt’s Sisi in Cairo
NY assemblyman demands schools avoid company’s videos disrespectful of Jews
German mayor opposes €10,000 award to anti-Semitic group Code Pink
Spanish cartoon shows Israeli soldiers molesting Jesus, urinating on Palestinians
US, Russia agree to 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria
Russia raises specter of 'world war' in high-stakes Syria talks
WATCH: New ISIS video shows child solider blowing up four alleged spies
Jordanian MP threatens to topple government over Israeli gas import
Israel says 'always watching' Iran’s missile developments following announcement of missile upgrade
Senior Iranian military official: US is subordinate to Iran in Middle East
'Iran to upgrade ballistic missiles, get Russian S-300 defense system soon'
Hezbollah captives in Syria condemn the organization's involvement in Syria's civil war
Saudi Arabia prepared for ground war in Syria, military spokesman says
'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
To silence propaganda, Iraq seeks to take ISIS offline
International sweet tooth: Israel exported $10m. worth of chocolate in 2015
GLOBAL AGENDA: ‘Deutsche unter alles’
Hapoalim goes gold with ‘Vatikiyada’ event for seniors
Einstein’s Theory posited a century ago proved; original documents at Hebrew University
High-risk groups should be screened for hepatitis C and treated, Knesset told
Israel signs stem cell research agreement with California Institute
Study urges at-home voting
E-waste recycling surpasses 2015 target
Green activists: Haifa pollution plan 'is like giving giving a bandaid to a cancer patient'
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
'Unique' Israeli bandage: The more you bleed, the quicker it works
Tel Aviv-based antifraud company Riskified raises $25 million
Change diapers, breastfeed baby, start a business
TECH TALK: Intel Israel is constantly expanding
Ted Cruz campaign defends pastor who said God will send hunters for Jews
Bret Stephens: The next US president may not be pro-Israel
Analysis: New Hampshire - Revolution against status quo under way
Sanders may play down Judaism, but he played big role in Hannukah case
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 12, 2016
Grapevine: Chock-a-block festival
Grapevine: Australian makes good
Launching a ‘little prayer book’ at the Western Wall
Podcast: The two-state solution on life support
Podcast: How Israel would vote in the New Hampshire primary
Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
Podcast: Does the Western Wall plan signal the end of the haredi monopoly?
NO COMMENT: Israeli strategic ascendancy; American strategic decline
Hymn for the Weekend
NO HOLDS BARRED: Honoring Hollywood celebrities we may not always agree with
MY WORD: Radio days
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
Russian Air Force hits Aleppo hard
Gulf states take a bad rap on Syrian refugee issue
Chocolate treats, American South style
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Better to be buried than to burn
Desert oasis – at Kfar Hanokdim
Fresh and tasty: Jerusalem goes Mexican
Halftime in the Holy City ‘
All the colors of Estonia
Framing the refugees
The many faces of Roee Rosen
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: רַק עַל עַצְמִי
יַלְדֵי בֵּית הָעֵץ
פִּיסוּל: כָּאן, עַכְשָיו וְהַנֶצַח
Say-Way כָּך אוֹמְרִים בְּאַנְגְלִית
Pro-BDS Presbyterian church set to lose 400,000 members
The Grace of God
German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his fight against the Nazis
US Professor who said Christians, Muslims worship same God to leave school
Erecting A Giant Prison For All Israelis
BDS is a Moral Failure
For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent
Peace proposals from 1925 onward
Tree Planting Celebration in Biriya Forest
Israeli and Diaspora Youth Bond over Trees in Maale Michmash
Planting Trees in Memory of the Carmel Disaster Victims
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
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
Green Leadership Classroom for Rehovot's Hadarim School
Olive Tree Planted in Rome for Holocaust Remembrance Day
105-Year-Old WWII Hero Honored at KKL Italy Event in Rome
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
02.12.2016 | 3 Adar I, 5776
Aides to Ya’alon told Israel Radio on Tuesday that Bennett was acting “childishly” by “being prepared to drag the country to war for cynical, political purposes.”
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Discord involves Bennett calling for immediate action while PM and defense minister oppose such a move that could stir up further government contention, according to Channel 2.
Bayit Yehudi holds faction meeting in Old City at site of terrorist attack, calls for zero tolerance for violence; Liberman calls for boycott of Arab vendors in Old City.
By LAHAV HARKOV
"We have a great interest in the civilian rehabilitation of Gaza," Bennett said. Adding that "Hamas can be frozen militarily in return for unlimited rice entering [Gaza.]"
By GIL HOFFMAN
The prize in medicine was awarded to Prof. John Kappler and Prof. Philippa Marrack of the National Jewish Health Hospital in Denver and to Prof. Jeffrey Ravetch of Rockefeller University.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
On Saturday, Christian protesters staged demonstration outside house of Finance Minister Kahlon in Haifa demanding he find money to restore previous levels of funding.
By JEREMY SHARON
In addition to the prime minister, the group met with an array of politicians from all sides of the political map.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Hard-right wing rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu criticizes Education Minister Bennett for visiting non-Orthodox school in NY; Jewish Federations head adds to criticism of Chief Rabbi Lau.
Movement comes out against comments made about education minister's visit to Conservative-associated school in New York earlier this month.
Education Minister Naftali Bennett says the recent Palestinian violence should be seen as not only a crisis, but also an opportunity.
After religious Zionists handed him victory, he spat in their faces – proving they really do need a party of their own.
By EVELYN GORDON
In the days following last week’s stabbings at the capital’s Gay Pride Parade, the Open House community center has been operating in crisis mode.
By HANNAH SARISOHN,PEGGY CIDOR
Among the actions being protested are the dismissal of Prof. Hagit Messer-Yaron and the subsequent appointment of Dr. Rivka Wadmany Shauman as the vice chairwoman for the CHE.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Education minister slams Levin’s criticism of non-Orthodox strains of Judaism.
“I will approve the book despite the criticism, the quotations presented in the press are not in the final version," Bennett said in an interview with Army Radio.
A spokesperson for Bennett says there is no agreement yet to advance a government bill.
Bennett sparked tension in the coalition when he told a conference of the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) that Israel suffered from a lack of strategic thinking.
Sources close to Netanyahu slam Bennett for his criticism of the government.
By MAARIV ONLINE,JPOST.COM STAFF
The ministry staff “serves the country faithfully and carries out the government’s policies,” says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
By HERB KEINON
Israel Radio reports civil servants at ministry cut ties with Education Minister.
Education Minister calls upon the “moderate forces” in Israeli society to “lead and make their voices heard” - both from the right and the left.
"We will continue to believe that people are first human beings, before the religion or nationality that was either chosen by them or their ancestors," TimeOut editors write.
Meretz leader Gal-on slams Bennett for rejecting the book "because it encourages assimilation."
By GALI MARKOWITZ-SLOTZKER,JPOST.COM STAFF
Of the NIS 3000 price to attend the dinner, NIS 2300 will go to the party.
Bennett says issue not one of “right or left” but rather a bipartisan issue surrounding the IDF.
“I just received the [new] document and my heart ached. From the quotations I saw, it seems that it is even worse,” said Prof. Tamar Herman, an expert in political science.
All leading universities will take part in offering the incentive.
Decision comes two days after Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon banned the group from taking part in IDF activities, describing the organization as having “malicious” motives.
Lau said that it was “forbidden” to deliberately speak to the Conservative community in such a manner, and that education in Conservative schools “distances Jews” from their tradition.
"Whoever throws a Molotov cocktail at a residential home is a terrorist. Period," economy minister writes in reference to July firebombing that killed three Palestinians.
Bennett, who also serves as Diaspora Minister, made a stop at the Solomon Schechter School in New York which is associated with the Conservative Jewish denomination.
Bennett became a member of the Knesset again, two months after departing under the Norwegian Law.
“We all need to say thanks to educators that teach our children every day - that is nothing less than a mission," says Bennett.
Ariel wrote the letter following reports of gestures Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is willing to make to the Palestinians to ease tensions.
By GIL HOFFMAN,NATHAN WISE
Bennett on Monday told Army Radio that the Israeli military needed to embark on a widescale operation similar to Operation Defensive Shield in 2002.
Bayit Yehudi chief said that he had managed to get Netanyahu to back down from previous public statements indicating that he would consider "unilateral measures."
Gadi Frank, director-general of the CHE penned a letter on Friday to the heads of higher education institutions informing them of the decision.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Education Minister speaks at Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, vowing to fight Israeli withdrawal from territory and the formation of a Palestinian state.
All elementary school classes to be limited to 34 in 5 years.
Education minister calls to “plan for the age after a Palestinian state and think about what is in the Israeli interest.”
“We will succeed in formulating the best possible agreement for the Christian education in the state of Israel. We are responsible for all the children of Israel,” Bennett says.
The picture comes one day after Shaked publicized what she called the “transparency bill.”
By JPOST.COM STAFF,LAHAV HARKOV
Education minister advocates mass investment in Arab neighborhoods.
Bayit Yehudi leader quits parliament in accordance with so-called Mini-Norwegian Law.
Yisrael Beytenu chief says demonstration held in an organized manner between the directors of these schools and the students, and this is another step in the incitement against Israel.
Jim Bennett was born in the United States in 1941 and came to Israel looking to volunteer on a Kibbutz with his wife Myrna in 1967
Politicians use the first day of school as an opportunity to influence Israeli youth.
Minister decries decrease in math study as a national threat.
The Education Ministry intervened following legal objections by the Noar K’halacha anti-discrimination NGO and forced the school to annul the registrations and re-open the application process.
Education minister defends call on controversial play, denies charge he makes decisions based on ‘extraneous considerations'
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Bennett on Wednesday posted a photograph of a meeting he held with school principals in Nazareth on his Twitter feed.
"Improvement of Hebrew among Arab students will result in their ability to more easily integrate into the Israeli workforce, and economy and society at large," he added.
By MAARIV ONLINE
Smotrich says healthy and normal people want a traditional family; Bennett rejects his MK’s use of “abomination” to describe LGBT people.
Those effected have asked Education Ministry to prepare a guideline for acceptance into the ultra-Orthodox school system.
“I support the balance between individual rights and freedoms with protecting Israel’s security and preventing terror," Bennett tells Galey Israel Radio.
Bayit Yehudi leader pens op-ed in New York Times stating fringe groups do not represent Israel or settlers.
After a long night of budget discussions, Bennett boasted about the NIS 50b education budget, saying it is the largest education budget in the history of the state.
Coalition of mayors, parents: School year won’t start with these budget cuts.
Education minister invited LGBT activists to discuss the needs of LGBT youth in education system.
Right complains of intolerance at anti-violence rally after organizers cancel Bennett’s appearance and Steinitz was booed.
"The minute you exploit land under military occupation by using it for residential purposes, you are sawing off the branch on which the entire settlement enterprise is perched."
By BEN CASPIT
Bennett was quoted saying in closed conversations that if the Knesset passes the so-called mini-Norwegian law, he would resign from the parliament in favor of the next name on the Bayit Yehudi list.
Finance Ministry: economic strength of the system can withstand the small cut
Bayit Yehudi leader calls counterpart from Yesh Atid ‘small-minded politician’ for his criticism of Netanyahu, Deri: Put interests aside.
Bennett: "Every one who was murdered has a name and a face. It is important that we internalize that."
Yesh Atid leader slams Netanyahu over handling of Iran; Bennett calls on Lapid and other leaders to show responsibility, display unity; Netanyahu says deal brings prospect of Mideast war closer.
No increase in school prices for upcoming school year.
In his meeting with students, Bennett spoke about the impact the disengagement has had on Israel and its standing in the world.
In addition to summer vacation schools, the Education Ministry has planned other programs for children of all ages.
Education Minister Bennett calls Palestinians a "partner for terror" after IDF prevents the 'Marianne av Göteborg' from entering the Gaza Strip.
By LAHAV HARKOV,GIL HOFFMAN
Education minister blasts inquiry report on last summer's conflict between Israel and Hamas.
High school students to start summer vacation.
Still licking its wounds from losing a third of its Knesset seats in this year’s election, Bayit Yehudi began the process of evaluating what went wrong.
Joint List: Bennett and Regev are galloping on a wave of cheap populism that will destroy the arts and culture.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
While Shaked went back to high school, Education Minister Naftali Bennett met with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat to enjoy story and play time in two Jerusalem preschools.
Starting in the 2015/16 school year, the approximately 4,000 preschools that care for 30 for more children will have an additional assistant on staff.
Education Minister Naftali Bennett spoke at the Herzliya Conference on Sunday afternoon.
Opposition leader takes jab at Bayit Yehudi party during event at Modi'in high school.
Nation-wide protests over gender-discrimination in shorts policies
The Council of the Chief Rabbinate decides to summon Riskin for a hearing before deciding whether or not to grant a five year extension to his tenure as municipal chief rabbi of Efrat.
Bennett started a "listening campaign" over the past few weeks, during which he meets with principals, teachers, students and members of the education system.
AMIT schools celebrate 90 years of education.
The new minister needs to put his shoulder to the wheel to get the education system extricated from the mire.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Education Minister Naftali Bennett sees a clear connection tying the UN report on the last conflict with Gaza to the Dreyfus Affair, and BDS to the Amalekites’ efforts to dehumanize the Israelites.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER,LAHAV HARKOV
“A Palestinian state will never be established in the heart of the Land of Israel,” says Bennett.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
I highly recommend to Minister Bennett that he take a look at the list of the members of the Foreign Ministry killed by terrorists while defending the interests of our country around the world.
By COLETTE AVITAL
By REUVEN HAMMER
Chief Rabbi David Lau condemned Bennett for visiting Schechter Manhattan and in so doing he denigrated us and the critical role we play in sustaining Judaism and the Jewish people.
By BENJAMIN MANN
Israel's leaders are presenting a dichotomic view of Israel's Jewish character.
By URI REGEV
Naftali Bennett’s dream to refashion religious Zionism as Israel’s political fulcrum
seems increasingly elusive, following his scandalized protégé Yinon Magal’s resignation.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Bennett should seriously take into consideration the damage he is doing to the country’s universities.
By DAVID NEWMAN
Netanyahu and Ya’alon unite against Bennett and Shaked.
In contrast, many of these potentially lucrative courses of study are closed to students who complete only four units of mathematics or less.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Indeed, an open apology by the media is a rare event; too often it goes the other way.
By YISRAEL MEDAD,ELI POLLAK
Bennett’s recent declaration on reconstructing Gaza again exposes his shortsighted, unrealistic political thinking
By MARTIN SHERMAN
There is a more insidious contempt for the Israeli public than the bigoted rantings of arrogant artists: these guardians of art are indoctrinating future art teachers of Israel’s children.
By MEL ALEXENBERG
It almost doesn’t matter whether they defame Shaked as Ayelet-the-Nazi-bimbo or Ayelet-the-democracy-basher. These are the incidental details of misrepresentation.
By SARAH HONIG
Naftali Bennett deserves a medal of honor from the Religious Zionist community.
By AVI BERKOWITZ