01.22.2017 | 24 Tevet, 5777
Questions intensify about police account of deaths in Umm al-Hiran
Autopsy of Beduin driver casts doubt on terrorism claim
Wadi Ara protesters block roads, call for public security minister to resign
Israeli security forces predict uptick in tensions as Trump inauguration looms near
Police chief touts evidence collected in Netanyahu probes
Jerusalem municipality approves 560 Israeli homes over Green Line
Netanyahu says he remains concerned for settlements ahead of Trump call
Defense minister: No possibility of bilateral agreement with Palestinians
After Trump inauguration, Netanyahu wastes no time putting Iran back on agenda
Rivlin congratulates Trump on inauguration, invites him to Israel
Ma’aleh Film School to present films by women at TA Cinematheque
Opera review: Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
Maccabi cruises in Tel Aviv derby; J’lem wins third straight
Late goal costs Hapoel Beersheba dearly
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Another humbling setback for Mac Tel Aviv
People with verbal and visual creativity have different sleep patterns
Science goes in the door, politics out
4,000 Israelis die annually due to lack of magnesium
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
The Women’s March on Washington: It doesn't end here
Let history watch us now
An Israeli-American celebrates the Trump inauguration
ISIS destroys famous monument in Syria's Palmyra
Where do the Palestinians stand on Trump?
Turkish parliament approves presidential system, paving way for referendum
Trump to develop missile defense system against Iran, North Korea
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
Community mourns death of Jewish girl, 10, killed in Australia car attack
Trump inauguration rabbi attacked with antisemitic hate speech
Jewish celebrities take on Trump at post-inauguration rallies
Antisemitism in Germany doubled in last year, report finds
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Abbas, foreign leaders respond to Trump taking office
Analysis: The Trump presidency - a time of instability
Melania Trump's up-do and the Israeli behind it
Kushner role in Trump administration is kosher, says US Justice Dept.
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
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
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
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope Francis urges world to 'wait and see' on Trump
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
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
Abbas: "I look forward to working with him for the sake of peace, security and stability in a world that is troubled."
Donald Trump told the Israeli daily Israel Hayom on Wednesday that he intends to follow through with his campaign promise to relocate the embassy.
By ADAM RASGON
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
Would be first major PA presence since Orient House was removed in 2001.
Palestinian analyst Jihad Harb: Neither Hamas nor Fatah can afford to cancel this vote.
A number of Palestinian officials said that the anniversary of the firebombing should serve as a reminder to the Palestinian people that they must unite to prevent another firebombing.
By ADAM RASGON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
News of the law sparked protests in April in the West Bank city of Ramallah, the political and financial capital of the West Bank, with one demonstration attracting almost 10,000 people.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
The Balfour Declaration pledged British support for the establishment of a national home for the Jewish people in Palestine.
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.
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 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
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
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.
Terrorism is terrorism whether it takes place in France, or in Israel, Netanyahu says at cabinet meeting.
Journalist Ben Ehrenreich paints a portrait of the Tamimi family in Nabi Saleh and their struggles.
By BEN FISHER
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.
Residents are taking to the street in protests, calling on Israeli and Palestinian authorities to take immediate action to restore electricity to the northern West Bank city.
Hamas’s official website said that Palestinian Authority Security Forces has arrested eight and summoned seven of its and other factions’ members.
The PA and Iran's last spat came in February when Iran announced it would send money to families, whose children carry out attacks against Israelis.
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.
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.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Over the years PA President Mahmoud Abbas and his hate-preaching acolytes have received millions and millions in direct EU aid.
By ALEX BENJAMIN
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
To toot his own horn for being a “trailblazer,” Abbas declared August 1 an annual “Freedom of Opinion and Speech Day in Palestine.”
By RUTHIE BLUM
One wonders why an immigrant community that is living in far worse conditions is not being greeted at the airport with balloons and flowers and government ministers looking for photo opportunities.
Over a year before the Balfour declaration, in January 1916 Britain and France secretly divided among themselves large tracts of Arab lands in the Ottoman Empire.
By MORDECAI PALDIEL
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
Mike Evans also suggests that a US naval base be created in Haifa.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF