02.28.2017 | 2 Adar, 5777
'Gaza war in 2014 caused by Egyptian regime change, Palestinian arrests'
Peace proposals offered by activists on Right and Left
Knesset caucus formed to free Israeli held captive in Gaza
Abbas at UNHRC: Support two-state solution by recognizing 'Palestine'
'Particularly important' for progressives to embrace Zionism, Bernie Sanders says
Jerusalem needs to be at its best for Gran Canaria test
Yellow-and-blue ekes out dramatic win over Maccabi Haifa
Beersheba regains lead over Mac Tel Aviv
Knesset begins process to impeach Ghattas
Gallant: Israel to face ‘catastrophic war’ if tunnel report goes unheeded
Netanyahu strikes back at comptroller: Ministers updated more than ever
The sounds of Jewish music
A snapshot of Asia's best
'Moonlight' wins best picture, after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced
Imri Ziv’s "I Feel Alive" named Israeli entry for Eurovision 2017
Shivek sacked by Rishon Lezion despite championship heroics
Gili May to head issue management unit of Israeli ad firm
U. of Haifa to provide free depression treatment using new techniques
Waze and SPNI team up to prevent wildlife from becoming roadkill
Germany seeks Israeli technology
Child gets brain cyst from his dog
Israeli hospital treats first Palestinian for unique brain condition
Gluten-free foods to be more accessible to celiac patients in Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Our World: Perez, Ellison and the meaning of antisemitism
The future of Palestinian diplomacy in the Trump era
February 28, 2017: Glick on Menendez
Google to enable Internet users to virtually explore Palestinian cities
A star from Bethlehem is born with Arab Idol win
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Jewish Pennsylvania lawmaker hopes cemetery vandalism will unite community
Preparing to start a new chapter in Israel
Herzog: Get ready for mass aliya from US due to anti-Semitism
New bomb threats hit at least 10 Jewish centers in US
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at new world under Trump
Analysis: No comfort in Perez
Trump is not an antisemite, says Hoenlein
Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?
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
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
All eyes on the ball?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Egypt's Christians fleeing ISIS violence left in limbo
Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
Abbas: "I look forward to working with him for the sake of peace, security and stability in a world that is troubled."
Ashraf al-Ajami, the former PA minister for Prisoners Affairs, claimed that Hamas would be willing to go back to 1967 borders.
By JOY BERNARD
Promotion ‘raises Mahmoud al-Aloul’s profile in race to replace Abbas’
By ADAM RASGON
An unnamed, middle-aged Palestinian woman set herself ablaze in protest of the confiscation of her family members’ commercial carts by the Palestinian Authority.
The legislation retroactively legalizes 4,000 homes in the West Bank built on private Palestinian property and pledges to compensate Palestinian landowners.
The PA has been working with Jordanian officials to dissuade US President Donald Trump from proceeding with the dramatic embassy move.
By MICHAEL WILNER
The Wafa statement did not indicate if Abbas and Blome discussed the status of the US Embassy in Israel.
Donald Trump told the Israeli daily Israel Hayom on Wednesday that he intends to follow through with his campaign promise to relocate the embassy.
Kuperwasser put at some 5,500 the number of Palestinian prisoners serving time for terror-related offenses.
By HERB KEINON
97 suspended projects for Palestinians can now move forward.
By ADAM RASGON,TOVAH LAZAROFF,SHARON UDASIN
“If Mr. Trump wants to translate his campaign propaganda into actions, no one should expect the Palestinians to surrender,” says the senior Fatah official.
“Your admiration for the Zionist entity and your saying that it’s a state of law is like admiring a thief who gives some money to charity after plundering his victims.”
By BEN LYNFIELD
Following the clash, the PA security forces launched a campaign to arrest suspects involved in the shooting of the two officers.
“Our relations with everyone must be good, but no one will dictate to us any position or idea."
“We have contacts with the Israeli side regarding this matter and we are asking them to restore the permits and extend their duration to 24 hours, to make sure this problem does not recur.”
In a video that went viral on Facebook, Palestinian officers can be seen blocking the road and preventing IDF vehicles from entering the city amidst shouting and blaring traffic.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,ANNA AHRONHEIM
Netanyahu calls on Obama not to back Mideast moves at UN in twilight of term.
By ADAM RASGON,HERB KEINON
“The hostility must end, and we want people to live in peace with everyone, whether [Mizrahi] or Ashkenazi,” Abbas remarks, adding, “We will one day visit the houses of leaders in Israel."
“We submitted a complaint against Israel in accordance with our obligations to the Basel Convention."
Jordanian journalist hints Dahlan played role in 2004 death of PA President.
Muhammad al-Madani heads the Palestinian ministry for ‘interaction with Israeli society’ but his Israeli interlocutors claim he has little interest in their story.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Mahmoud al-Habash: Defense minister doesn’t know what he’s saying.
The four Palestinians were part of a group of 30 Palestinians who had attended a Succot celebration at the home of Efrat council head Oded Revivi on Wednesday morning.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
“It’s quite pathetic to be arrested for having a cup of coffee with your neighbors,” said Efrat council head Oded Revivi
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,ADAM RASGON
On October 1, Mansour published a Facebook post saying that the Palestinian president would be making a mistake in attending Peres’s funeral.
Hamas seeks to start a new intifada and use it to burn Israel – and the Palestinian Authority.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Stipends paid to terrorists are said to have gone to families of suicide bombers and teenagers attacking Israel.
An overwhelming majority of Palestinians wanted the municipal elections to take place in the West Bank and Gaza on October 8.
Palestinians, including many PA officials, have long criticized Israel for detaining suspects for extended periods of time without issuing an indictment.
The agreement is unusual in a time when representatives from both governments rarely meet, let alone sit at a table adorned with a small Israeli and Palestinian flag.
The appealed judgment, handed down by a Manhattan jury in US federal district court in February 2015, was the biggest judgment ever against the PA in the US.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The killing of Halawa has elicited a wide range of responses from Palestinian officials.
Past boycott attempts have been unsuccessful, because Israeli products are popular in the Palestinian market since they are thought to be of higher quality.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
The incident comes a day after gunmen killed two PA security forces.
The deadly clash comes more than a month after another firefight between PA security services and gunmen in Nablus’s old city, which left two other officers dead.
Border Police officers were suspended from active duty on August 2 after footage of the Hebron incident went viral.
The meeting reportedly would have included the Palestinian Authority, Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Russia, Japan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
By ADAM RASGON,MICHAEL WILNER
The regulations, which will take effect within 45 days, will require Israeli farmers to pulverize their branches themselves or pay for their disposal at authorized sites.
By SHARON UDASIN
Les auteurs d’attentats bénéficient de nombreux avantages financiers versés par l’Autorité palestinienne
By MICHELE MAZEL
L’assistance de certains pays musulmans et de l’Autorité palestinienne pour vaincre les incendies a été particulièrement remarquée
By MICHÈLE MAZEL
Pourra-t-on arrêter la machine de haine ?
By MICHELLE MAZEL
In 1970, an Israeli military court convicted Rasmea Yousef Odeh of participating in the bombing which killed two people.
Jibril Rajoub, the chairman of the PFA, signed the agreement with Beerwerth at the Joseph Blatter Academy in al-Bireh, in the central West Bank.
By ALLON SINAI
The report blamed the Palestinian violence in part on a lack of hope among Palestinian minors and questioned whether in some cases the attacks occurred at all.
Under the terms of this agreement, the PA will give Israel a one-time payment of NIS 570 million and Israel will forgive NIS 500m. of its bill.
Journalist Ben Ehrenreich paints a portrait of the Tamimi family in Nabi Saleh and their struggles.
By BEN FISHER
Palestinian wins pan-Arab final in Beirut.
Police enter bookstores to confiscate novel by Abbad Yahya.
The new date for the elections comes four months after the PA postponed elections following disputes between the rival Fatah and Hamas parties over the legitimacy of courts in Gaza.
Palestinian leaders have warned that if Trump moves forward with his campaign promise to move the embassy, it could lead to instability and possibly violence.
Online activists have called for protests in Gaza City on Wednesday and in Jabalia and Nuseirat refugee camps on Thursday.
Vote scheduled for last September was suspended by Palestinian court due to Hamas role in Gaza Strip.
At its cabinet meeting, the government said it expected to run a budget deficit of 4.12 billion shekels in 2017 ($1.06 billion), approaching 15 percent of gross domestic product.
This announcement marks the fifteenth consecutive year that OCHA and the PA have teamed up to make a funding appeal to the international community.
The PA Constitutional Court, which Abbas controversially formed in April, granted the 81-year-old Palestinian leader the power to lift parliamentarians’ immunity in early November.
The ruling comes two days after Abbas lifted five Palestinian parliamentarians’ immunity including Muhammed Dahlan.
Skull smuggling drug dealers arrested in West Bank in what officials are calling a criminal ring.
By KATIE BEITER / THE MEDIA LINE
Nablus Governor Akram Rajoub says “criminals opened fire on positions of the security forces in the casbah and the governor’s office.”
Munib al-Masri, 82, is the wealthiest Palestinian in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
By ADAM RASGON,UDI SHAHAM
Elections were postponed numerous times since due to Operation Protective Edge in 2014 and internal dysfunction.
Approximately 2000 PA security forces entered Balata twice in the last ten days to arrest suspects. On both occasions, the security forces encountered armed resistance from residents.
The clashes left two residents and one PA security force injured.
On September 8 the Palestinian High Court suspended local elections that were to be held across the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
“He is sitting and talking nonsense to the right and the left, while the situation is catching on fire. Nothing makes a difference for him.”
International aid to the PA has declined more than 60% over the last six years.
Abbas spokesman claims reported findings are part of Israeli attempt to thwart a Russian-proposed meeting between Netanyahu and Abbas.
The documents reportedly reveal that Abbas' code-name was "Krotob" - the mole- while he operated in Syria on behalf of the Russian government.
The Palestinian Central Elections Commission said that it received 163 objections to various candidates in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, but only disqualified seven candidates.
Abbas, 81, and in his 11th year in office, has avoided naming a successor, setting the stage for a free-for-all competition between a field of candidates.
By BEN LYNFIELD/THE MEDIA LINE
Amid Hamas dispute-PA, the Palestinian Authority Education Ministry revoked al-Aksa’s accreditation and called on students to register for classes elsewhere.
Through USAID, the US government has provided more than $4.9 billion in developmental assistance to Palestinian developmental projects in the past 22 years.
Are we returning to the diplomatic principles of the Cold War?
By IDO ZELKOVITZ
To those of us who know Fayyad well, the attack comes against the one regional leader who least deserves the smear.
By FELICE FRIEDSON
Water and wastewater management cannot and need not wait for a political settlement, and the public, must demand from our governments to act now.
By CLIVE LIPCHIN
It is time for Israel to follow the US lead and actively halt the PA ’s accepted and outrageous promulgation of terrorism.
By SANDER GERBER
For the EU, the settlement issue has erroneously become “the” principal impediment to peace.
By ALEX BENJAMIN
It is rare that Palestinian politics produces a leader who is truly moderate and a force for good.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Annexing Judea and Samaria will dash the delusions of those who continue to cling to the idea of the creation of “Palestine.”
By MICHAEL FREUND
Most Israelis have no idea about the realities of Palestinian governance or the achievements that have been made by the Palestinians over the past years.
By GERSHON BASKIN
Many Americans were alarmed by the failure of an increasingly politicized economy to halt the decline in their standard of living, while so much wealth was concentrated in few hands.
By DANIEL DORON
Human rights is a fine idea as long as the idea includes all of us.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his willingness to meet Abbas anywhere and at any time. All Abbas has to do is say yes.
Over the years PA President Mahmoud Abbas and his hate-preaching acolytes have received millions and millions in direct EU aid.
Palestinian leadership is determined to cut off any budding sign of coexistence between our two peoples.
Everyone knows, though few say publicly, that the safety of Jews could scarcely be guaranteed in an actual, as opposed to a theoretically peaceful, Palestinian state.
By MORTON A. KLEIN,DANIEL MANDEL
Most Israelis and Jews might claim that the Geneva Conventions do not apply to Judea and Samaria, and they certainly have a right to believe so.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
To provide US taxpayer money to Abbas and his government so that they can treat terrorists as heroes or glorious martyrs is morally unacceptable.
By DAN COATS
The condemnation and outrage that followed, from the US State Department, journalists, Knesset members and in social media was intense, and predictable.
By GERALD M. STEINBERG
For Israelis, the traumas of Hebron and Jerusalem epitomize the perceived Palestinian objective of ridding the land, which Jews know as the Land of Israel, of all its Jewish inhabitants.
The fight against international terrorism is a historical battle but also a moral battle.
By GILA GAMLIEL
Mike Evans also suggests that a US naval base be created in Haifa.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF