04.28.2017 | 2 Iyar, 5777
Protests across the West Bank: Palestinians report dozens inured
For Abbas, meeting with Netanyahu is the easy part
Russia slams alleged Israeli strike on Syria
Arab merchants shut stores in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners
Israel planning 15,000 east Jerusalem homes
Netanyahu slams German FM for insulting victims of Holocaust
Peace Now protest blocked by police near Kohav Yaakov
US Senate unanimously signs letter asking UN to address anti-Israel bias
Bennett wins re-election as Bayit Yehudi head
Storming the Labor Party leadership
Netanyahu’s muscular diplomacy
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
The best of both worlds at Kitchen Bar
Veneziana in Haifa
How do you say slam dunk in Hebrew?
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Soccer: Beersheba looking to clinch championship at Mac TA
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Israel’s united and uniting rescue team
A radiant idea
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Editor's Notes: Why we are hosting Sebastian Gorka
Column one: Netanyahu’s bold move against Europe
Independence Day: Celebrating the process
Rooted in 3,000 years of history
Pope Francis arrives in Cairo seeking to mend ties with Islam
New photos emerge of Jewish convert Jenna Jameson's baby
Report: Desperate Syrians sell kidneys, eyes to Lebanese organ traffickers
Assad behind April 4 chemical attack, French intelligence confirms
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
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
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
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
Texas Senate passes anti-BDS bill, Gov. expected to sign in May
Outrage over German FM's belittling of Holocaust
US Holocaust Museum condemns reported persecution of gay men in Chechnya
Wisconsin students blame Israel for violence against African-Americans
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
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
Grapevine: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
Grapevine: Tracing unit
Grapevine: Goldin’s letter
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
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 27, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Just a Thought: On sirens
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in bentsching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Savta Suzy and Saba Momi
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
European pro-Israel lobby goes into the lion’s den
Christians, Muslims must live in peace, leading reverend says
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
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
Thus significant positive developments came out of Operation Protective Edge despite its failures.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Joint investigation concludes curriculum based on incitement against Israel.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Leaked security cabinet transcripts reveal Bennett pushing for attack and Ya’alon urging caution
By JEREMY SHARON,HERB KEINON
Bayit Yehudi leader calls for Marshall Plan to enhance autonomy in PA-controlled areas.
By HERB KEINON
“Citizens of Israel have paid in no end of victims, and no end of denunciations for this messianic policy of a Palestinian state,” said Bennett.
By JEREMY SHARON
By declining to veto the anti-Israeli resolution of the UN, it seems that US President Barack Obama has played into the hands of the Israeli Right once more.
By GIL HOFFMAN
For first time in public speech, education minister calls for Palestinian "land-port" at JPost conference.
Minister defends Amona bill; 2016 hi tech investment to top $6 billion.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Youths from Israel, the US and South Africa participate in videoconference.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
L’ambitieux programme de Naftali Bennett pour les écoles israéliennes commence à porter ses fruits
By MAAYAN JAFFA-HOFFMAN
La Knesset a voté la légalisation des 4 000 logements construits illégalement en Judée-Samarie
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,GIL HOFFMAN
Bennett faces off against two candidates: Rabbi Yitzhak Zagha and Yonatan Branski, a former IDF colonel who headed the IDF’s ultra-Orthodox Nahal Haredi unit
All of the MKs in Bayit Yehudi have endorsed the party's current leader.
Government distances itself from Washington in setting new construction guidelines.
The only problem with the poll is that its sponsors know very well that there is zero chance Shaked will join the race by next week’s April 9 deadline.
“The prime minister does not need to order a series of articles from a newspaper publisher against one of the parties."
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Soon after Trump’s election victory in November, Bennett said the election meant that “the era of a Palestinian state is over."
The conversation allegedly took place on recordings between the media baron and the prime minister.
Garbuz said in an interview with Army Radio on Wednesday that “the committee did not reach a decision and I did not lose the Israel Prize, I didn’t lose anything.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
“Without innovation and higher education, there would be no hi-tech and no start-ups.”
Yitzhak Chai Zaga, who is set to race against Naftali Bennett for the position of Bayit Yehudi chairman, says he would like to implement a full annexation of the West Bank.
Naftali Bennett is enjoying life in his ministry and waiting on the sidelines for his chance to take the reins of Israel’s Right.
By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN
MKs endorse him; Bennett opponent: 50% chance he won't win
According to the new directives, the registration process can only begin on a predesignated date, and must also end at a specific date.
"The security of Israel's citizens necessitates an immediate pardon for Elor Azaria," Bennett says.
Michal Cohen resigned from her post on Monday after nine years of service.
Nachmias-Verbin: They should deal with the promises they spread around.
By UDI SHAHAM
“This bill is based on the fact that currently there is no Basic Law that authorizes the court to annul laws.”
Transportation Minister Israel Katz harshly rebuked Beit Yehudi leader Nafatli Bennett for pressuring Netanyahu prior to the premier's meeting with US President Donald Trump.
Sources close to Netanyahu responded by calling the statement and others like it from the Right unhelpful, saying it could harm the meeting.
By GIL HOFFMAN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
After making progress this year, the Education Ministry now aims to get 16-30% of high schools students to study mathematics at the highest level.
Education Ministry aims to ‘adapt’ to cyberspace threats
"Bayit Yehudi activists are saying it has become the old National Religious Party that cared more about cabinet seats than the land. They regret voting for him..."
Although the High Court of Justice had ordered the demolitions, many settlers believe that the Bayit Yehudi party could have done more to prevent them.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Not forgetting the need to connect with the younger generation, Bennett made a point of stopping to say hello to a group of schoolchildren from Modi’in while they were touring in the galleries.
"From the ruins of Amona we will build a new settlement," education minister tells Knesset plenum.
“A party representing the religious-Zionist community should be expected to be a bridge to the Diaspora, even if the path of the Reform and Conservative Movements is not our path.”
The party membership of those who did not renew it during the recent recruitment drive expired on December 31.
Education minister says the pending release of the state comptroller's report will serve to shake up the country's security establishment.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JEREMY SHARON
According to statistics presented at the meeting, some 30% of Israeli first-graders use a smartphone without any adult supervision.
Behind Lapid was Bayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett.
The bill will allow the education minister to ban specific individuals or organizations that are not part of the education system from performing anti-IDF activities inside schools.
Above all, Liberman is perhaps thinking that looking like the responsible adult in the room cannot be bad for his political aspirations.
Bennett: We must show combat soldiers and their families they have our support; Liberman: “The Education Minister should at least know how to read, and read the law.”
Defense Minister: Paris peace conference is the new Dreyfus Trial, and all of Israel is being accused.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Trump can’t be expected to be more hawkish on Israel than the Israeli prime minister – even if his choice for ambassador to Jerusalem, David Friedman, is.
Although the position Trump ends up taking on the diplomatic possibilities for the region can only be guessed at for now, what is clear is that Bennett has formulated a plan.
Moalem-Refaeli said that the education system is meant to teach children to love their country, not destroy it.
By LAHAV HARKOV,LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
"An appreciated teacher is a better teacher who will continue to invest more in the students and the school and the education system will benefit from proper appreciation."
Bennett seeks to ban Breaking the Silence from speaking to students.
Bayit Yehudi MK’s decision comes amid sexual assault allegations, which he denies.
The proposal would move 24 of the outpost's families to an 8-dunam site next to the existing location. PM Netanyahu: "We made great efforts to come to an agreed upon solution to Amona."
By HERB KEINON,GIL HOFFMAN
Suspect, who apparently had previously threatened Netanyahu, is to remain in police custody until Sunday.
By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV,JPOST.COM STAFF
‘We feel the injustice and the pain of the residents,’ Bayit Yehudi leader says
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,TOVAH LAZAROFF,GIL HOFFMAN
Bennett: This bill says a nation cannot be an occupier in its own land; Begin: Proposal is neither wise nor legal.
Netanyahu has succeeded in delaying the comptroller's report which in turn has caused the comptroller to think hard about his conclusions.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
There is no freedom of religion for Jews in Israel, says Lapid.
Netanyahu to Smotrich: “You said I’m not right-wing and not trustworthy, so don’t come here.”
The PM has two swords dangling above his head: Bennett’s bill to retroactively legalize settlement outposts, and the possibility Obama might let an anti-Israel resolution go through the UNSC.
“We will deal with this incident as we deal with terrorist attacks,” Bennett said. “For every house that was harmed, we will build many more."
Likud MK Amir Ohana said that the fires show that “they want to destroy the one Jewish State more than they want to establish the 22nd Arab state.”
Education minister concerned about final months of Obama administration before Trump swearing-in.
After living in Amona for 18 years, she [Tamar Nizri] said she wants to remain and raise her grandchildren in the hilltop community on the outskirts of the Ofra settlement.
By LAHAV HARKOV,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Bennett learned to get away with defying Netanyahu and even mocking him, as evidenced by Sunday night’s vote on the bill in the Ministerial Committee on Legislation.
The funding conditions drafted by the Education Ministry to provide money to guidance organizations are yet to be finalized.
“The State of Israel always knew to absorb aliyah, but didn't always know to absorb olim.”
Former MK Moshe Feiglin, whose former seat representing Judea and Samaria in the Likud faction went to Hazan, blamed his election on Netanyahu.
Bennett said he made the decision because UNESCO has given a boost to terror.
"I am following the trial, and I have reached the conclusion that if Elor Azaria is convicted, he should receive an immediate pardon and should not sit a single day in jail."
If you overheard Israeli politicians on the high holy day, what would they say?
The conference in Jerusalem brought together some 30 education ministers and delegations from around the world.
The right-wing politician has been under attack from setters for not doing enough on the issue of unauthorized settler homes.
"We are Jews. It's not enough to be the Start Up Nation, we must also be the Bible Nation."
By JEREMY SHARON,LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The education system faces a number of major challenges: overcrowding, socioeconomic and sectorial gaps, and low student performance.
He told the thousands of people that he imagined how in a few short years he would be able to state: “We promised the imposition of sovereignty in Judea and Samaria – and we kept our promise."
Overcrowding in classes, socioeconomic and sectorial gaps, poor student performance – these are only a few of the many problems facing the education system.
The Bayit Yehudi membership drive launched on July 19.
The IDF High Command overlooked the nationalist pietism of incoming Chief Chaplain Col. Eyal Karim and endured a storm over his comments on women and gays.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Education Minister Naftali Bennett says success in math and English will lead students to ‘new occupations that we haven’t even imagined yet.’
Minister visits Shalva's National Center for the Care and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Jerusalem.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
News briefs from across the nation.
Nothing lasts forever, and a number of challengers are poised to take on the mantle of future leaders of the Right in a post-Netanyahu era.
Fayyad, once hailed as the Palestinian Ben-Gurion, is both a visionary statesman and a tragic figure.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Netanyahu and Liberman know the law pushes Israel into the abyss of countries that don't respect international law, but this hasn't stopped them from voting for it in order to pander to the Right.
As a Jerusalemite I have no major complaints regarding my personal life in the city, but I am not sure whether this is because of Barkat or despite him.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Galant was one of more than a hundred IDF veterans and politicians at a special event in memory of Patricia Frank.
The latest, pitiful, showing in the PISA rankings highlights the need to overhaul the education system.
By ILAN EVYATAR
Enough managing crises. It’s time to make decisions.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
It is obvious that increasing numbers of Reform, Conservative and secular Jews consider Israel low among their priorities.
By ISI LEIBLER
Saying that tattooing those who are suffering from trauma by covering their scars with ink is rehabilitating might also rationalize an act that is prohibited in the Torah.
Netanyahu and Bennett need to overcome their personal animus.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG