Court gives former Bat Yam mayor Lahiani 8 months jail time on state appeal
Former Meretz education minister Sarid 'disgusted' by prospect of Bennett's appointment
Bennett gives up on Foreign Ministry for Education portfolio
'EU concerned over Likud proposals to weaken Israel's judiciary'
Universality shown in visual search by fish and humans
Voice of the people
Avoid preventable accidents during festivities
Israel Academy of Sciences UK’s Royal Society sign agreement for exchange program
Over 270,000 light virtual candles via Defense Ministry app
Court delays cancellation of Oil Refineries business licenses in Haifa
3-d printing aircraft parts may be in Israel's near future
Chief scientist says startups boom but fail to grow into mature companies
Most Israeli recipes
Out & About: top 10 things to do
The weird and wonderful world of Aya Ben-Ron
He’s a believer
Shahar Pe’er pulls out tight win in Turkey
Deadlock does Beitar and Beersheba little good
Greens boost BSL playoff hopes with win against Nahariya
Shalva tees off in Caesarea
Video: Police filmed beating IDF soldier
‘There was uncertainty, there was a lot of chaos, and there was fear’
Major US military law experts: IDF ‘contentious’ targeting complies with int’l law
Israel and Hamas engaged in indirect talks, senior Hamas official says
Estimates: No Israeli involvement in alleged overnight Syria strike
Report: Israel strikes Hezbollah, pro-Assad targets in Syria
IAF kills 4 terrorists who crossed into Israel from Syria and planted bombs
European Jewish Congress gives Kiev Jews $100,000 for security
Anti-Semitism rising again, Jewish leader warns 70 years after death camp's liberation
Frankfurt butchers convicted in kosher meat fraud
British council candidate says she will never support 'the Jew' Ed Miliband for PM
Senior Russian rabbi: Putin ouster would endanger Jews
Iran Revolutionary Guard chief: Saudi Arabia following in footsteps of Israel
Report: Iran bans magazine for encouraging cohabitation out of wedlock
George W. Bush reportedly slams Obama's Mideast policies in closed-door meeting
Hamas claims victory as Islamist affiliate beats out Fatah rival in campus election
Analysis: A new redline on Iran?
Letters to the editor - April 27
The Holocaust did not end at liberation
Reality Check: The irony of Lord Janner’s escape from trial
Terra incognita: The myth and madness of the ‘white tribe’
A defining moment for Europe
Listening for Tamar’s scream
The Begin phenomenon
Book Review: Anywhere but Zion
Book Review: Russian compound interest
Hot off the Arab press
Catching the wave
The Armenian imperative
Take a walk
A culture of survivors
Grapevine: Coalition against pollution
Egypt’s fight against terror
Saving Democracy from Itself
The sorry state of Yemen
The Jewish Communal Fund must stop funding anti-Israel causes
מִי לָקַח אֶת הַגְבִינָה שֶלִי?
Searching for human rights in the Republic of the Congo
Following the green line
Jerusalemites of note
Holocaust Remembrance Day: What’s in a name?
Sa'ar says national unity government is 'still on the table'
Israeli parties prepare legislative demands for Netanyahu's new coalition
With full term possible, Netanyahu may outlast Ben-Gurion (and Obama)
Arab sector turnout for recent elections reached 63.5%, polling data shows
Joubran: Polls have to include parties that don’t pass threshold
Armenian Archibishop chides Rivlin for referring to genocide as 'mass killings'
Israelis commemorate 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide, drawing comparisons to Holocaust
Al-Qaida suspects may have been targeting Vatican, Italian prosecutor says
France detains armed suspect allegedly planning church attack
IN PHOTOS: Ethiopians struggle to come to terms with beheadings of Christians in Libya
New Occupational Therapy Room and Garden for the Galilee Medical Center
Landscaping Absorption Centers with Ethiopian Immigrants
Holocaust Day Ceremony Honoring the Heroism of Jewish Rescuers
Pedaling Along the Tel Aviv Shore
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
Expo 2015: Italian Journalists Tour the Arava
President of Lombardy Tours Israel Prior to Milan Expo
French Students Get to Know the Real Israel
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
JNF Ontario Community Mission Tours the Western Negev
Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
Outdoor Fitness Israel: An Innovative Fitness Program Developed By UK Olim
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
PetBNB:An Olah’s Unusual Canine Startup
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Sovev Tel Aviv, Israel’s Largest Biking Event
Make yourself at home… in Israel
NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
04.27.2015 | 8 Iyar, 5775
Hertzog says Bennett annexation plan would cut Israel off from global economy.
By NIV ELIS
Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett said it should be obvious that someone who advised the PLO cannot lead the investigation.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Liberman says incitement of Abbas, Haniyeh, Zoabi and Tibi behind Tel Aviv terror attack; Herzog: "There is no sense of security today for the citizens of Israel."
By HERB KEINON
Bayit Yehudi chief tells Diaspora rabbis he is not influenced by polls, but by the Torah.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
"We have to undo the decades of nonsense that the peace industry has fermented," Bennett says.
Netanyahu: Don’t discriminate against all because of violence of few; Arab NGO says will sue city’s mayor over stop-work order.
By LAHAV HARKOV,HERB KEINON,BEN HARTMAN,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Committee finds import regulations impose more of a cost on Israeli consumers than import duties; issues slew of recommendations to cut red tape.
Rabbis from around world gather in Jerusalem to discuss challenges facing the Diaspora.
By SAM SOKOL
Si le public israélien a réagi avec retenue à la publication du rapport du contrôleur de l’Etat sur les dépenses du couple Netanyahou, celui sur la crise du logement pourrait avoir plus de succès
By GIL HOFFMAN,SYLVIE BERGER
Des photos de lui taguées de la croix gammée. Des pancartes : « Ygal Amir vote Bennett ». Désormais accompagné de gardes du corps, il ne change pas pour autant de trajectoire
Le recrutement d’une légende du football israélien dans les rangs de HaBayit HaYehoudi a avorté, laissant Naftali Bennett blessé à vif
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Naftali Bennett rêvait d’une liste jeune et laïque pour attirer un électorat moins pratiquant. Mais les électeurs en ont décidé autrement...
Certains encouragent sa démarche. D’autres l’accusent de cultiver le communautarisme à des fins personnelles. L’entrée en politique d’Avraham Azoulay divise. Entretien.
By EVE HAKIMI
In fact, the only member of the cabinet who actually lives in Jerusalem is Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
A question that has plagued Bayit Yehudi MKs for the past two years: What does being a religious-Zionist mean?
Naftali Bennett’s party edges past Likud but lead narrows from previous election.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Bennett and Lapid rise and fall in tandem, even when they're not working together anymore.
Bayit Yehudi licks its wounds after dropping from 12 to eight seats; MKs say religious-Zionist vote shifted to Likud.
Supporters upbeat as Bayit Yehudi loses four seats.
Without a large Bayit Yehudi, there will be a Netanyahu-Herzog-Livni government, party leader warns after visit to Machane Yehuda market.
Headlined by Netanyahu and Bennett, the right-wing rally seemed optimistic, even as final polls have the Likud trailing the Zionist Union by four seats just hours before the election.
By BEN HARTMAN
The famous hymn describes the Jewish people's longing to return to Jerusalem.
Bennett to Kahlon: You don't have to divide Jerusalem to bring social reform.
Bennett to Liberman: There already is a death penalty law, and your ministers voted to release terrorists.
Yahad party leader Eli Yishai says his party represents a wide range of religious voters, both haredi and national-religious.
By JEREMY SHARON
Lapid says Bayit Yehudi ads are not just factually wrong, they're low.
The Likud released a video Saturday night that showed Netanyahu unwilling to give up Jerusalem in a game of monopoly.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Netanyahu and Herzog's absence made them the biggest losers of all, leaving the stage open for smaller parties.
Bayit Yehudi leader says he supports equal rights for gays, but not marriage • Protesters disrupt speech to Anglos • Bennett to speak at AIPAC conference in DC
The Bayit Yehudi leader tells the ‘Post’ he’s concerned Netanyahu will leave his party out of the next coalition if it doesn’t pass 12 seats.
"This is the front line between the free and civilized world," Bennett says atop a hill in Samaria, pointing out the proximity of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
Yoav Galant, Avigdor Liberman, and Naftali Bennett all have their eyes on the plum position.
The charismatic Bennett's stewardship of the religious-nationalist Bayit Yehudi party has generated significant buzz and headlines these past two years.
By ARIK BENDER
Bayit Yehudi is the most-searched party, followed by Likud, Meretz, Yesh Atid, Zionist Union, Shas, Yisrael Beytenu and Koolanu.
Globes reporter Dror Feuer wrote "Bennett called all Arabs car thieves;" Aharonovich calls Bayit Yehudi leader's comments on crime populist
Bennett takes a break from trying to be the coolest dude in politics after Ohana-induced nosedive in polls and crisis of confidence.
Bennett seemed unfazed by the walkout and responded by saying that running away was a typical leftist response.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Herzog: State's problems are not funny.
"I did not expect the public outcry that arose from my joining politics," Ohana says.
Eli Ohana, a former Betar Jerusalem star and coach of the Israel National Under-19 Team, will be in the party's top 10.
Bennett unsuccessfully tries to assuage his base's anger by appointing Peace Now activist-turned-right-winger; Shas accuses Shaked of racism for saying Ohana is needed because he is Sephardic.
Shimon Riklin petitioned the court for a recount Monday due to discrepancies.
Bennett calls new list "excellent," says he is proud of it and everyone on it.
Despite Bennett's best efforts, the Bayit Yehudi's new list is one in which legendary party leader and education minister Zevulun Hammer wouldn't feel uncomfortable.
Fifty seven percent of Bayit Yehudi’s members participated in the party’s primary on Wednesday.
Voter turnout rate for the primary was fifty seven percent.
Bayit Yehudi chief says Labor has colluded with agricultural sector to keep food prices high by limiting competition.
Left slams Bayit Yehudi on opposing public transportation on Saturdays; Tekuma newcomer was arrested ahead of disengagement.
There are about 5,000 Anglos out of Bayit Yehudi’s 77,000 members.
Left outraged by video showing Bayit Yehudi candidates speak out against same-sex marriage; Bennett says his party should lead Israel.
When asked who should be PM, poll finds that Netanyahu leads with 34% of vote, Herzog trails with 17%; Israelis divided on where Koolanu stands on political map.
Mavoi Satum Director Batya Kahana-Dror faced a week of disparagement and snubs from party officials and fellow candidates, but says she represents the religious-Zionist mainstream.
Over 50 primary candidates are vying for eight or nine realistic open slots.
Campaign videos went viral on YouTube and social media in recent weeks as candidates tried to outdo each other.
Bennett: We are straight talkers; 20,000 join party over two-week membership drive.
Bennett called Bank “an ideologue who brings with him great political experience."
The clip depicts Bennett in costume as a hipster, wearing a fake beard, glasses and a hat and walking a tiny dog in a sweater around Tel Aviv.
Talks on merger expected to end by weekend.
By JEREMY SHARON,LAHAV HARKOV
Sarid’s main concern was that Bennett would use the ministry to transfer disproportionate funds to schools in West Bank settlements and the state religious school system.
Move paves way for Netanyahu to solve coalition puzzle by offering Liberman another term as foreign minister.
Drawn out negotiations have further strained already tense relations between the Likud leadership and their Bayit Yehudi counterparts.
After an election season in which parties questioned each other’s patriotic cred, politicians tell ‘The Jerusalem Post’ what the word means to them.
"Every party received offers that answer to their needs, including Bayit Yehudi," said Elkin, who also serves as party whip.
Activist denies rebellion against party head.
The two nationalist politicians were vocal critics of Netanyahu’s handling of Operation Protective Edge.
Sources close to Bayit Yehudi leader say PM had agreed to appoint Bennett defense minister but reserved the right to try to persuade him to take Foreign Ministry instead.
“This is a national concern of the first order and we are calling on the prime minister to do everything to prevent the repeal of this law,” chairman of rabbinical association tells 'Post.'
The economy minister posted an item on his Facebook page criticizing his political foes as well as former security officials.
Demand could result in a confrontation with the Supreme Court and US President Barack Obama.
In a taped recording obtained by Army Radio, Bayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett is heard criticizing the premier during a meeting with party activists.
Bayit Yehudi officials threatened Monday to return to Rivlin and rescind recommendation of Netanyahu to form a government.
"Bayit Yehudi is a central partner in this coalition and there's no reason that this should not go forward," says MK Yariv Levin, a member of the Likud negotiation team.
Bennett had suggested that Bayit Yehudi could potentially sit in the opposition.
In Facebook comment that was later removed, Bennett said ahead of coalition negotiations that Beyit Yehudi could serve the people from the opposition.
According to Channel 2, Liberman is signaling to Netanyahu that he "doesn't have to enter the government" if he doesn't receive a senior portfolio.
The religious-Zionist leader will seek specific language in government guidelines prior to his party's entry into the coalition.
Despite the campaign slogans, Israelis proved they want Netanyahu.
Defense Minister Ya'alon criticizes Economy Minister and Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett.
Bayit Yehudi chief calls out Zionist Union co-chairman Issac Herzog, whom he says can calm spirits if he wants to.
"Uri was a trailblazer. He was our north star," Bennett says, commemorating Orbach.
Bayit Yehudi chief accuses EU countries of being immoral in their treatment of Israel.
"The French are now learning what Israel has long known: that it is impossible to live among terrorists," says Yishai.
Minister touts growth in exports, hi-tech development at Tel Aviv conference.
Bayit Yehudi leader says latest controversy stems from his criticism of probes against IDF soldiers who fought in Operation Protective Edge.
By LAHAV HARKOV,ARIEL ZILBER
Bennett’s actions as a commanding officer during a ground incursion in southern Lebanon were the focus of an article in the widespread circulation tabloid Yedioth Ahronoth earlier this week.
Controversy erupts over Bayit Yehudi chief's role in events that led to the Kfar Kana massacre during Operation Grapes of Wrath.
Bayit Yehudi leader: Don't give any of Land of Israel to Arabs; Steinitz calls to consider dismantling PA; Labor's Bar-Lev says Netanyahu to bring a binational state.
Liberman becomes fourth candidate for PM
The party's slogan will be "a large Jewish home (Bayit Yehudi's meaning) is needed against all the Left."
Economy Minister Bennett, housing minister Ariel trade barbs.
US expresses concerns that proposed legislation could threaten Israel's commitment to democratic principles; Bennett says bill rights a historic imbalance.
“It’s a time of emergency so we need to have unity,” economy minister says.
Diplomatic officials in Israel slam the framework agreement saying it will not lead to nuclear capabilities for peaceful purposes, but rather for war.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,HERB KEINON
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Ben Caspit’s column on Naftali Bennett’s lively conversation with Martin Indyk at the Saban forum is a perfect example why we should be thankful for social media.
Naftali Bennett gave a spirited performance at the recent Saban Forum, but was far more convincing on what should not be done, than on what should be done.
By MARTIN SHERMAN