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'
Liberman lashes out at South Africa after Israel denies visa to Communist minister
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
IAF plane with first batch of Israeli survivors of Nepal quake lands at military base
German police remove Israeli flag from soccer game 'for fear of Palestinian violence'
Spike seen in the number of young people living in financial distress, shows NGO study
IAF kills 4 terrorists who crossed into Israel from Syria and planted bombs
Ya'alon: Iran is currently seeking to smuggle advanced arms to Hezbollah
PA working to eradicate Hamas politically in the West Bank, spokesman claims
Report finds even in high-tech, travel restrictions slow Gazan business
Report: Israeli strike in Syria was aimed at thwarting attack on strategic targets in Golan
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
Hamas claims victory as Islamist affiliate beats out Fatah rival in campus election
Analysis: A new redline on Iran?
Egypt to extend state of emergency three more months in northern Sinai
Pentagon: Iran moves ships, reducing tensions near Yemen
Saudi Arabia foils ISIS-backed plot on its grounds
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
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How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
04.27.2015 | 8 Iyar, 5775
Statement comes in response to the PA’s ongoing security crackdown on Hamas supporters in the aftermath of the Islamist movement’s victory in the Bir Zeit University elections last week.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
According to sources in Jerusalem, 1.851 billion NIS to be transferred this week; agreement reached through dialog between COGAT and PA officials.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Balata has been the scene of tensions and armed clashes over the past few weeks between gunmen and Palestinian security forces.
Senior Hamas official says group does not conduct any negotiations with Israel; “We negotiate with the occupation only through the rifle.”
They two leaders will discuss the long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians as well as other issues relating to the Middle East.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
As relations with the Palestinian Authority get worse, the security and stability in the area is further undermined, defense officials believe.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
The Foreign Ministry's Emmanuel Nachshon calls the Palestinian decision to join International Criminal Court “political, cynical and hypocritical.”
By HERB KEINON
“As Palestine formally becomes a State Party to the Rome Statute today, the world is also a step closer to ending a long era of impunity and injustice," PA foreign minister says.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,YONAH JEREMY BOB,HERB KEINON
Israel pledges to release frozen funds accrued, but whether it releases upcoming revenues dependent on PA actions.
Strongly-worded statement from the PA Foreign Ministry says Liberman “poses threat to humanity.”
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,LAHAV HARKOV
Hamas officials strongly condemned the crackdown.
Citing security concerns, Israel keeps a naval blockade on Gaza, which is ruled by the Islamist Hamas movement.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Kerry phoned Abbas to urge him to refrain from taking “harsh” decisions before the upcoming Israeli elections.
The PA Foreign Ministry accused Kerry of ignoring international condemnations of Israel.
Hanan Ashrawi’s announcement comes in response to Monday's verdict, which found the PLO and the PA liable for supporting terrorist attacks in Israel more than a decade ago.
Until now, the PA president had no personal risk going to the ICC, as the Gaza war at most, put Israel and Hamas at risk.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Palestinian official says charges are baseless and the New York Court ignored the legal precedent set by other US courts.
"The defendants have already been boasting that they will appeal the decision and we will never collect on the judgment – but we will go to the end of the earth to collect it.”
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,FRANK G. RUNYEON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The Israel Electric Corporation cut off power supplies to the Palestinian cities of Jenin and Nablus for about 45 minutes, as a warning regarding the Palestinian debt to the company.
By LAHAV HARKOV,SHARON UDASIN
The officials were responding to consistent claims from top US and EU officials that if the money is not transferred soon the PA may fall apart or stop security cooperation with Israel.
Defense minister says Palestinian Authority preferred to try and sue Israel before the ICC than take responsibility in coastal enclave.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Army has increased operations in West Bank for the seizure of ammunition.
Rawabi, which is located on a Samaria hilltop between Ramallah and Nablus, is the first planned Palestinian city in the West Bank that offers affordable modern homes.
Abbas arrived in Brussels after a three-day visit to Sweden, where he inaugurated the Palestinian embassy in Stockholm.
The important point that the PA’s defense team hoped to make was that any alleged wrongdoing attributable to PLO or Fatah employees cannot be transferred or placed at the feet of the PA.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,FRANK G. RUNYEON
The sellers are to be given a two week window in order to get rid of existing products from the banned Israeli companies.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,DOV LIEBER
Monthly transfers will be held up until Israel “finishes formulating its response to the Palestinian Authority's unilateral move to the ICC, said an official.
Hamas says PA security forces provided Israel with details about figures and houses not only from Hamas, but also Fatah and Islamic Jihad.
The two Palestinians were throwing firebombs onto a civilian roadway.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Abbas determined to “end Israeli occupation in spite of pressure the Palestinian leadership is facing.”
Tensions in Fatah spilled into violence over the past week as Dahlan’s supporters attacked Abbas loyalists on a number of occasions.
Dozens of survivors of the attacks may testify in a trial, expected to last up to three months.
Abbas accuses Israeli government of employing “systematic plan to alter the identity of Jerusalem and choking its residents.”
United States provides approximately $500 million in an annual assistance to the Palestinian Authority.
By HERB KEINON,JTA
US officials examining whether move violates US appropriations law for continuation of Palestinian aid.
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Palestinian officials have warned the PA may dissolve without these funds.
NGO believes it can file wider range of complaints against Hamas, including for thousands of rocket attacks against Israel.
Abbas says Palestinians will resume their statehood bid at the United Nations Security Council “despite pressure we are facing.”
Palestinian chief undaunted by failed bid to win a United Nations Security Council resolution mandating an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
"It should come as no surprise that there will be implications for this step, but we continue to review," a US official told Reuters.
Islamist group reiterates opposition to draft statehood resolution; slams PA for "another failure added to the choice of compromise" with Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
PLO envoys says Palestinian leadership set to convene emergency meeting on next steps after UNSC rejected draft statehood resolution.
Britain says it cannot support new Palestinian UN draft resolution.
State Department says draft bid calling for Israeli withdrawal to pre-1967 lines "sets arbitrary deadlines" for reaching peace deal, doesn't meet Israel's security needs.
By MICHAEL WILNER,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Abbas said that the Palestinians will decide on their future moves regardless of the result of the vote, but did not elaborate.
Resolution calls for a full IDF withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines within three years.
Survey finds each side perceives the other as constituting a threat to its very existence.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti took issue with the text and called on the PA leadership to conduct an immediate and comprehensive revision of its wording.
Barghouti accuses Abbas of making unjustified concessions on rights, calls for significant revision, Malki: Amendments are being made.
So far, only seven permanent members have thus far announced their intention to vote in favor of the proposed resolution.
Prime minister says Israel facing threat of Hamas and diplomatic attacks of the PA.
Day after Jordan submits draft to United Nations Security Council, US says won't show support for it.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,HERB KEINON,MAYA SHWAYDER
The resolution passed with 498 votes. Only 88 parliamentarians voted against it out of the body’s 751 members.
The signatories "reaffirm the illegality of Israeli settlements."|
With upcoming UN vote on a resolution which would set final deadline for Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines, Palestinians embark on campaign, seeking support.
Congress omnibus includes new Iran oversight, increased defense spending on Israel.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Abbas’s advisor on religious affairs also said that the Palestinian leaders also decided to support and activate “popular resistance” against Israel.
A confidant of Abbas said that the Palestinians will maintain the security cooperation with Israel as long as it serves the Palestinians interests.
Security coordination between the PA and Israel has been a critical factor in maintaining calm in the West Bank.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
UN body calls for swift investigation.
Ramallah shuts down for funeral of Palestinian Authority minister.
By NIDA TUMA
La dynamique avocate Nitsana Darshan-Leitner mène campagne contre ceux qui financent les auteurs d’attentats terroristes. Au nom des victimes de la terreur, avec ou sans le soutien du gouvernement
By PAUL ALSTER
Regard sur les questions économiques avec la gouverneuse de la Banque d’Israël. Elle explique notamment pourquoi le fait d’être une femme ne lui a jamais posé de problème dans ce monde dominé par les hommes
By NIV ELIS
Si le dossier israélo-palestinien n’a pas été un sujet de fond de la campagne électorale, il risque de revenir sur le devant de la scène dès le lendemain du scrutin
Mardi 30 décembre, l’Autorité palestinienne n’est pas parvenue à faire passer sa résolution. Pourquoi la France a-t-elle soutenu le texte ? Qui sont aujourd’hui les alliés d’Israël ?
Washington et Ramallah ne cessent de répéter qu’elles ne souhaitent pas interférer dans les élections israéliennes, et pourtant, sur le terrain, chacun a déjà choisi son camp
"Palestinian statehood" has been one cry heard persistently during Foreign Office questions over several years.
By JERRY LEWIS
PA lawyer: I fear jury will rule against Palestinian Authority because of who they are, not what they did; Plaintiffs: PA didn’t have to pay terrorists if it did not want to.
Defense tells court they plan to close their case by next Tuesday, February 17.
By FRANK G. RUNYEON,YONAH JEREMY BOB
First terror trial in US against PA sees cross-examination of head of Palestinian Authority’s equivalent to the CIA on Tuesday.
The PA's interim-appeal to the US Supreme Court was denied.
Response to Peace Index Poll very different than surveys taken before the March 17 election, which consistently found that a large majority of Israelis opposed a unity government.
By GIL HOFFMAN
With demand for products growing pre-holiday, suppliers attempt to smuggle goods.
By SHARON UDASIN
The announcement was made in a press release by the Prime Minister's Office just before sundown Friday.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
"If the Palestinian Authority ceases, or were to cease security cooperation, or even decide to disband as a result of their economic predicament,then we would be faced by yet another crisis."
A win against the PA would signal a clear, more plaintiff-friendly playing field for filing US terrorism cases, despite years without a high-profile victory.
"Israel is withholding our money and this means that the ‘State of Palestine’ will face a crisis.”
The nongovernmental group Honenu had defended the two men and, together with attorney Adi Kedar, had secured their freedom only after appealing the arrest to the High Court of Justice on Wednesday.
Some 30,000 cases of H5N1 had been identified, with 15,000 resultant deaths and 10,000 other birds "destroyed."
Dozens of survivors of terrorist attacks may testify in a trial expected to last up to three months.
Lead lawyer: "More than a decade after these six horrific terrorist attacks left Americans dead or wounded, today marks the day that survivors brought the perpetrators to face justice."
Palestinians pursue Israelis for alleged Gaza war crimes, settlement activity, Jerusalem may file counter suits.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF,LAHAV HARKOV
Lawyer Nitsana Darshan-Leitner directs her campaign on behalf of the victims of terror at those who bankroll the perpetrators.
The Palestinian campaign includes legal efforts, mass media manipulation, active public diplomacy, incitement, boycotts and sanctions.
By GILEAD SHER
Palestinian Authority ministers were dispatched to Hamas-controlled Strip as part of effort to solve salary dispute.
Abbas releases statement of backing for Saudi-led alliance poised to fight against Shi'ite Houthi rebels in Yemen.
At PLO Central Council meeting in Ramallah, PA president calls on Israel to cease settlement construction, release prisoners for return to peace talks.
PMO announces that Israel’s Water Authority will hook Rawabi up to its grid.
“The camp has been hijacked by an armed group that is terrorizing and threatening to kill residents who dare to speak out,” the Fatah Office of Information and Culture said.
“They want to create chaos in the Gaza Strip,” the Hamas official charged. “There is no Islamic State presence in the Gaza Strip as the Palestinian Authority and some media outlets claim.
Artist Mohammed Sabanneh, a Muslim, said he meant no harm.
The protest in Jerusalem was among a number of demonstrations across the Middle East on Friday, some turning violent, against Charlie Hebdo's new cover featuring Mohammad.
By DOV LIEBER,REUTERS
The preliminary inquiry could lead to charges against Palestinian and Israeli officials.
Palestinian Authority says can't fulfill its responsibilities toward Palestinians in enclave unless Hamas relinquishes control.
If he remains in power, Netanyahu will lead Israel into international sanctions and increasing boycotts.
By GERSHON BASKIN