04.30.2017 | 4 Iyar, 5777
Abbas, Jordanian king affirm support for 'serious' talks on Mideast peace
Report: Egypt, PA coordinate positions ahead of Abbas, Trump meeting
IDF imposes West Bank, Gaza closures ahead of Israeli Memorial Day
Arab Media: IDF attacked Syrian Army base
Bereaved father heckles Netanyahu at unveiling of fallen soldiers memorial
Report: American tycoon gives testimony in Netanyahu probe
Memorial Day 2017: Israel to honor another 97 fallen
Undercover agent leads to weapons, drug busts in Arab-Israeli communities
Israel blames Germany for EU support of UNESCO anti-Israel resolution
Bennett aims high after Bayit Yehudi primary win
Edelstein prevents Knesset conference on ‘occupation’
US approves possible $440 million arms sale to Israel
An oasis of creativity
Comedy in the age of Trump
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
Hadar quits Hapoel Tel Aviv after less than four months
Beersheba secures back-to-back titles
How do you say slam dunk in Hebrew?
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Teaching med students with movies, objects and rare books
New Worlds: Veggies also have cholesterol
Israeli urban tech-integrator brings smart city management to East Africa
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israel’s united and uniting rescue team
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
The cost of freedom on Israel's 69th birthday
Leaving the region better than we found it
April 30, 2017: Opinion on opinions
The hilltop youth – the inevitable result of 50 years of ‘occupation’
Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia
Iran's Khamenei rebuffs president's detente policy with West
Pope, at Cairo Mass, urges unity against fanaticism
Erdogan says Syria's Raqqa will 'turn into a graveyard' for Islamic State
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
Flip-flopping neo-Nazi used to back Trump, now blasts his 'Jew loving'
Names revealed of Jewish targets of South African twin terror suspects
President Trump proclaims May 'Jewish American Heritage Month'
Holland has first Jewish military wedding since Holocaust
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Toned-down White House press dinner carries on without Trump
Trump says he thought being president would be easier
Trump: I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
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
Grapevine: Remembering a world that was
Grapevine: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
Grapevine: Tracing unit
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 27, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in bentsching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Israeli couple commemorates pregnant daughter, 4 grandchildren slain by terrorists
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
European pro-Israel lobby goes into the lion’s den
Christians, Muslims must live in peace, leading reverend says
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Abbas: "I look forward to working with him for the sake of peace, security and stability in a world that is troubled."
According to a Palestinian Authority broadcast, Israel is using sex as a weapon and the CIA is controlling global moods through hallucinogens.
By ARIANE MANDELL
Gaza’s sole functioning power plant shut down last week after fuel supplied by Qatar and Turkey ran out.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Hamdallah also called on Germany to recognize the 'State of Palestine,' which he said would 'strengthen peace efforts and send a message that Palestine is a fact.'
By ADAM RASGON
More than a thousand Palestinian prisoners, led by Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti, who was convicted of five counts of murder, are carrying out a mass hunger strike in Israeli prisons.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
UNRWA spokesman Chris Gunness said that his organization has worked with the PA for years and has “a long track record as a partner teaching children in a highly complex environment."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The Palestinian Authority foreign minister says China should play bigger role in the peace process.
Former Shin Bet chief Peri says major dynamics in region have changed.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The timing of the release, April 1st, would lead many to assume the episode was merely a bad April Fool's Day joke, however this does not appear to be the case.
By ASHER WEBER
As such, the report concluded that the curriculum does not meet the UNESCO-derived standards of peace and tolerance in education.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The Intelligence minister says its important to think about the future, but not to take action just yet.
By UDI SHAHAM
A new poll conducted by the Arab World for Research and Development found that while 47.4% of the Palestinian youth in the West Bank support the two-state solution, the remaining 47.7% oppose it.
Rajoub tells Post that Palestinian leadership is optimistic about the future.
PA security forces also targeted a number of journalists, preventing them from carrying out their job.
The protestors also called for an end to security cooperation with Israel.
Farid al-Atrash said that Sunday's events were a "dark day" for human rights.
Trump's phone call with Abbas and CIA Director Mike Pompeo's visit to Ramallah evidence of growing bond, PA statement suggests.
Hamas pointed a finger at security coordination on Monday as bearing responsibility for Araj’s death.
The bill is named after former US Army officer Taylor Force, who was killed in a terrorist attack in Jaffa; AIPAC tells ‘Post’ it will work to build bipartisan support to stop PA program.
By MICHAEL WILNER
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’
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.
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.
“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.
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
In 1970, an Israeli military court convicted Rasmea Yousef Odeh of participating in the bombing which killed two people.
In his weekly cabinet meeting, Netanyahu also reiterated that the Palestinian prisoner hunger strikers' demands will not be entertained.
By ARIEL WHITMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
A high-level Palestinian delegation is scheduled to travel to Washington next week to prepare for Abbas’s meeting with Trump, scheduled for May 3.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
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.
The cuts in salaries comes following a decrease in foreign aid to the Palestinian Authority.
Husam Zomlot, who will officially start his role on April 1, sounded very optimistic regarding a potential revival of the peace process right before setting off for Washington.
The Palestinian Front for the Liberation of Palestine explained that it would abstain from taking part in the elections as protest over the PA's violent crackdown on a recent Ramallah demonstration.
Palestinian women receive an average salary of NIS 83.3 daily, whereas Palestinian men earn NIS 114.1, the report stated.
Jibril al Rajoub was told he was on a no-entry list and put on a flight to Jordan.
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.
Israel should support the US in taking a principled moral stand against the PA ’s intolerable conduct.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
So, maybe there is hope, if economic opportunity and prospects of a better life for all are part of the package.
By OWEN KIRBY
If only the Israelis will listen, Rajoub thinks, they will see it’s better to divorce now.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The mistake made by former secretary of state John Kerry, in which he tried to push the two sides to make impossible moves, must not be repeated, Yossi Beilin argues.
By YOSSI BEILIN
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.
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.
Mike Evans also suggests that a US naval base be created in Haifa.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF