07.28.2016 | 22 Tammuz, 5776
Netanyahu deflects criticism over Hamas terror tunnels unpreparedness
Analysis: How Israel undermined the tunnel threat
Report: Hamas digging 10 kilometers of tunnels per month toward Israel
Gold: Palestinian Authority Balfour lawsuit 'contradiction of peace process’
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 28
Israel's 2-year budget structure heads to final vote after dramatic debate
‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot attacked as ‘Zionist’ on Twitter
Netanyahu denies Israeli government prefers Trump over Clinton
US angry over new Israeli settlement activity
36 senators, including Tim Kaine, press to add $320M for Israeli missile defense
Israel shares its expertise in combating human trafficking
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israeli art: Upgrading our presence of mind
New on the small screen
Stoudemire retires from NBA, Hapoel Jerusalem next stop?
Atzili, Beitar visit Latvia • Mac TA takes on Pandurii
Beersheba earns first-leg draw in Greece
Amar'e Stoudemire to join Hapoel Jerusalem?
Revolutionary artificial material fits body like a glove
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
eBay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Letters to the editor
In the footsteps of the Cantonists
Of smartphones and grandchildren
When the decay cannot be denied
Report: Assad and Putin held secret meeting, discussed Israel
Ex-Saudi general issues scathing critique of Palestinian terror groups
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Bombings kill at least 31 in northeast Syria city
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Former PM Barak: Netanyahu comparing Iran with Nazis 'cheapens the Holocaust'
Second generation Holocaust survivor in legal battle with Polish church
French citizens comprise largest number of foreign IDF volunteers in 2016
DNC staffers question Holocaust Remembrance Day statement in leaked emails
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Democrats scramble for a unique message that appeals to Jewish millennials
Former US president Bill Clinton wears Hillary in Hebrew pin to DNC
Obama says 2016 election about American democracy itself
Bloomberg asks America to stay 'sane' and stop Trump
Grapevine: Paths of Jewish Lithuania
This week in 60 seconds: The IDF gets its man
Making a difference as proud Israelis
Who can learn Torah?
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Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
The untapped power of youth
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‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
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‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
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
The Balfour Declaration pledged British support for the establishment of a national home for the Jewish people in Palestine.
By HERB KEINON
While the Palestinian leadership has achieved some successes, such as kick-starting the French initiative, more recently it has experienced a number of setbacks with its international partners.
By ADAM RASGON
Abbas issues order to "undertake intensified security efforts to end all violence within Palestinian society."
Senior PA official told al-Hayat newspaper: "the US is dominating the Quartet and that the recent report has American fingerprints all over it."
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
The Civil Administration tells Knesset committee that Israel doesn’t have exact figures for the number of Palestinians living in the West Bank.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The appointment of Liberman to serve as a minister in Netanyahu's government is an answer to international and French efforts to reinvigorate the Israeli-Palestinian peace process," PA said.
Zoabi poignantly criticized the Palestinian leadership for "aggressively foiling the creation of any alternative to the status quo, even on Facebook."
Sha’ath repeated PA threats to halt security coordination with Israel.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
PA: If US recognized Palestine, case could not have been filed.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
So far, Barghouti is the only senior PLO-Fatah leader who has had the courage to officially announce his candidacy.
By YOSSI MELMAN
PA security official's remarks come amid recent reports that Israel and the PA have been holding secret talks about the security situation in the West Bank.
PA leadership waiting for clarification from visiting Vice President Joe Biden on whether reported plans for a UNSC resolution were true.
In 2009, news reports revealed that the plot by the group, an offshoot of the Palestine Liberation Organization, was uncovered by the NSA.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
PMO says it has not received any communication from the Palestinian Authority regarding the matter.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Spokesman for the PA security forces in the West Bank rejects Likud Minister Elkin's claims that it is a matter of time until the PA collapses.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Earlier this week, Iran's ambassador to Lebanon said that Tehran would offer $7,000 to the families of each Palestinian killed in what he called the "Al-Quds Intifada."
Amjad Sukkari, who shot three IDF soldiers on Sunday, was draped in a Palestinian flag.
In a statement it released following the attack, the Palestinian police announced that "with great pride, the members of the Palestinian police eulogize the brave martyrdom of their colleague".
Qassem's remarks against Abbas aroused furious responses from the Palestinian authority. Palestinian Minister of Waqf and Religious Affairs claimed that his remarks might bring about a civil war.
Erekat stated that the price the Palestinians pay for not having a state is higher than the price they will pay fay for redefining their relations with Israel.
Hamas spokesman Husam Badran stated that "Qeeq's life is a red line that if crossed, will lead us to take measures that Israel has never imagined."
Palestinian Authority president reiterates opposition to recognizing Israel as a Jewish state, 48 hours after meeting with group of Israeli journalists.
PA security commander unveils that PA security forces have prevented some 200 terrorist attacks against Israel since October 2015.
Ezra Nawi boasted last week about helping PA security forces find Palestinians who sell land to Jews.
By BEN HARTMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
The PA Ministry of Health initially added Milhem, who is an Israeli citizen, to its list of "martyrs" but then removed the name.
Omar Nayef Zayed, 52, escaped from Israeli custody over 25 years ago after being convicted of murdering an Israeli yeshiva student in 1986.
PA security official: "He's an Israeli citizen and if we capture him we will hand him over to the Israeli authorities,"
By BEN HARTMAN,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Palestinian terrorists have perpetrated a number of attacks against the security forces in and around the Hebron area, particularly at checkpoints.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
The transfers will be carried out on New Year's Eve.
“President Recep Tayyip Erdogan knows very well that the Gaza Strip is part of the Palestinian territories and not an independent republic," says senior Fatah official close to Abbas.
“There will be decisive and important decisions regarding all forms of ties with the occupation, including security and political relations,” says senior PLO official Saeb Erekat.
The Palestinian factions behind the protest issued a statement strongly condemning the security forces.
The Greek parliament’s resolution was drawn up weeks ago, evidence that the move is not related to the understandings signed last week between Israeli and Turkish officials.
By HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Abbas says he will "no longer accept from anybody to use the name Palestinian Authority,"
PLO Secretary-General Saeb Erekat blames death of nephew, who attacked an IDF checkpoint last week, on PM.
Critics said that the cartoonist was referring to the Palestinians in the West Bank as “prostitutes.”
The dolls, seized at customs, were intended to be used as tools of incitement for Palestinian youth.
The Jerusalem Post has learned that classified evidence alleges she was involved in “emphatically terrorist conduct.”
According to Palestinian reports, the shooter was an intelligence officer from the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Abu Dis.
"Israel has become professional in distorting the facts... accusing victims of its crimes that they were carrying knives or by planting a knife next to their bodies," said a PA spokesman.
The poll, conducted between November 12 and 18, covered some 1,000 Palestinians.
Experts on Palestinian society say incitement, neglect, and parental responsibility are elements contributing to the phenomenon of child terrorism.
The PA has thus far stopped short of suspending security coordination with Israel despite increased pressure from the Palestinian public and several Palestinian factions.
Dozens of terrorists who carried out stabbing attacks in the past few weeks hail from the city and its surroundings.
Municipality where terrorist lived on Ramallah outskirts took decision “in order to honor" perpetrator of terror attack.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: Exercise ‘maximum restraint’
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The interview also touched upon the recent wave of violence that has rocked Israel over the last three weeks.
The Christians said that the government’s decision was an insult to their religion and reminded them of the policies of governments in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Malaysia.
The PA's decision to cancel Christmas celebrations had nothing to do with Israel or the intifada. It came after threats by Muslim extremists to target Christians and their holy sites.
By BASSAM TAWIL
Comme ses prédécesseurs, Mahmoud Abbas s’est fourvoyé dans le choix de ses alliés : alors qu’il s’est rapproché de l’islam radical, ce dernier est devenu l’ennemi mondial numéro 1
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
For decades, the Palestinian Authority has maintained a program that provides regular monthly stipends to men and women convicted by Israel of murder or terrorism.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Terrorism is terrorism whether it takes place in France, or in Israel, Netanyahu says at cabinet meeting.
Announcement on two new stations comes amid a rising debt for the Israel Electric Corporation and the search for alternative electricity production.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
“Refugee status is inherited, and the issue makes it difficult to solve the conflict. They’re waiting for a solution that will never be,” says Livni.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Bishara's letter to Kahlon, which was spread on Palestinian social media networks, aroused outraged reactions among Palestinian activists.
PM before meeting visiting Bulgarian counterpart, said that terrorism does not happen in a vacuum, but rather with the help and incitement from other countries and governing bodies.
Ezra Nawi boasted last week about helping PA security forces find Palestinians who sell land to Jews, who are then tortured and killed.
By BEN HARTMAN
Channel 2 had reported that Netanyahu had planned as well to hand some portion of that territory over to the Palestinian Authority.
Nasser al-Qudwa first rose to the upper echelons of the Palestinian leadership when he served as PLO ambassador to United Nations in the 1990s and early 2000s.
10,000 attend end-of-Ramadan concert to see city.
Abbas's decision comes at a time of worsening splits between Fatah and Hamas and as questions are raised about what will happen when the president steps down.
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.
The teacher, Nadia Abu Eisha, was slightly injured after an unknown group of people had thrown acid in her face while she was heading to work in a Hebron school.
Eyewitnesses said the police officers were waiting for Najat Abu Baker, an elected Fatah member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, to step outside the parliament building in Ramallah.
Al-Jariri, who hosts a talk show on a Ramallah-based radio station, referred to the case during a program on the misuse of public funds.
Last week, Fatah accused Nablus university professor of calling for the killing of Abbas and members of the PA security forces for their alleged collaboration with Israel.
In his Friday sermon, Abu Arkoub launched a scathing attack on Faraj, saying he wouldn’t be able to thwart plans to “liberate Palestine.
The report did not mention the suspect’s name. It said that he was suspected of spying for Israel for the past 20 years.
PA ambassador Bassem al-Agah criticized Iran for not allocating money for Palestinian schools or medical services.
Officials hope the inauguration of a new water pipleline and reservoir near Hebron will change the state of water past the Green Line, especially in the southern part of the West Bank..
By NOGA TARNOPOLSKY/THE MEDIA LINE
Abbas’s critics see both moves as an attempt to remove his political rivals from key positions.
In this election, the pro-Israel camp has only one choice – Donald Trump.
By DAVID FRIEDMAN
The Quartet Report of July 2016 is very different and much more modest than the Roadmap published by the Quartet in 2003.
By ELIE PODEH AND NIMROD GOREN
Such remarks reflect Abbas’s true attitude toward a peace settlement with Israel. It is the latest escalation of the incitement of terrorism that has become a trademark of his rule, now in the eleventh year of a four-year term.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
I hate to think what will happen to Paris if the conference tries to impose a solution on the Land of Israel. Perhaps this should teach the world not to mess with us.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
It is perhaps high time that the Palestinian leadership put its house in order, and decides whether it wants peace with Israel or constant unending tension and violence.
By ALAN BAKER
While talk of Palestinian unity might sound nice, there is little reason for optimism.
The second surprise was the large scope of this wave of terrorism, which has hit us on both sides of the Green Line and has already taken a relatively large number of casualties.
By NACHMAN SHAI
The thing about bureaucracies like the PA is that once they are created, they don’t vote themselves out of existence.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Prime Minister Netanyahu’s position on this is wellknown ever since he stated as much last year, in the run-up to the Israeli elections.
By MORTON KLEIN AND DANIEL MANDEL
The defense establishment needs to quit relying on and praising the cooperation between the PA security forces and Israel.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
"Abbas is not interested either in peace or in Palestinian statehood."
"A crucial little factoid keeps getting drowned out in the cacophony and camouflaged by blood: no official Palestinian body has ever recognized the Jewish state."
By RUTHIE BLUM
So I suggest we give them what they ask for. A state, with all the responsibilities that come with it.
By ANNIKA HERNROTH-ROTHSTEIN
There is a revolt in the ranks of Fatah’s younger generation against Abbas.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK