08.30.2016 | 26 Av, 5776
In Saudi Arabia, signs of an effort to break the Israel taboo
Hebron trial: 'People only warn about a bomb if they really feel in danger'
Czech book publisher removes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
IDF razes home of PA security member involved in deadly shooting of Rabbi Mark
Peretz: Herzog better not have lied to me
Police chief: 'It is proven that migrants are more involved in crime'
Kibbutz Dance Company gallops Down Under
Stars mourn Gene Wilder on Twitter
Shaked rails against overregulation ‘limiting our freedom’
PM gives ultra-Orthodox a say in Shabbat work
Bill would cancel national service volunteers for foreign government-funded NGOs
Israeli student filmmaker’s documentary to enter Oscar race
Theater Review: Shush, She's Sleeping
Israeli Olympic medalist raises over $50,000 for charity in eBay auction
Israel sets roster for Brooklyn World Baseball Classic Qualifier
Dramatic draw for Beitar, Mac TA triumphs
Israeli, Jewish players make waves in tournament before the main event
Discover launches first start-up competition in Israel with Gefen Capital
Newcomer Energean will attract other int’l firms to explore for gas in Israel
Ahead of new year, school sandwich NGO wants gov't to take over
Intel debuts Israeli-developed 7th generation chips
Cellphones distract kids crossing the street, says study
Allergy season will soon blow our way as we blow our noses
Israeli and US researchers: Many elderly unwilling to ‘retire’ from sexuality
Measuring oceans of activity in one drop of water
Animals from Gaza's ‘worst zoo in the world’ reach their new homes
As summer draws to a close, beaches still plagued by garbage
Agriculture Ministry, Parents Forum team up for healthy eating campaign
Why did Abbas call municipal elections?
Orthodox women leaders – the snowball continues
Center Field: Use your college years to revolutionize Judaism
The mutually beneficial US-Israel relations
'Iran's rapid deployment of S-300 to Fordow reveals importance of site'
Confiscated ISIS documents provide glimpse into terror group's inner workings
Voting on October 8 to take place in relatively few Palestinian locales
Israeli who dealt arms to Iran to be extradited to US
US drone enters Iran's airspace, leaves after warning
Iran deploys latest long-range missile system at nuclear facility
Top Iranian admiral: US lacks the power to confront Iran militarily
Turkey, US-led coalition launch large-scale border offensive against ISIS
Iran talks up Russia cooperation, predicts Islamic State's downfall
Exclusive: The Sunni tribe that survived a two-year Islamic State siege in Iraq
Anti-BDS activists decry Lutherans’ ‘obsession’ with Israel
Philly woman turns swastika graffiti into artwork
When a Jewish Holocaust survivor ‘pissed’ on Hitler’s henchman
Record number of Jewish lawmakers sworn in to Australian Parliament
How can you make your users fall in love with your digital product?
Israeli start-up turns waste into cooking gas
Mobileye, Delphi partner to jump-start fully automated driving
White nationalist David Duke robocalls for Trump, throws Beyoncé shade
Jewish GOP billionaire abandons Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump
Trump bashes Clinton for calling ex-KKK member her 'mentor'
Did Sheldon Adelson convince Trump to be more humble?
Grapevine: Walking history
Grapevine: UK politicians salute haredim in hi-tech
A tale of two ‘White Houses’ in Tel Aviv
Easy, breezy Scotland
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Norwegian politician rebuked for playing Pokemon Go during defense hearing
Aly Raisman finishes the Olympics with an NFL date
Conspiracies run amok after Ivanka Trump spotted with rumored Putin girlfriend
Photos of cat making Nazi salute land Austrian man in jail
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Much more than a Holocaust survivor and memoirist
A line of Who
Books: A star (mole) is born
Hot off the Arab press
‘Port’ of history
L’haim! Dancing Camel Brewery celebrates 10th anniversary
Corridors Of Power: Prepare yourself for a surprise audit
This week in Jerusalem: Happy birthday to the light rail
Site-specific festival showcases Jerusalem
Exposure to loud noise can affect your hearing – and your life
Artist Rachel Timor: Tales of the White City and the Land of Israel
Consumers: Shaken – and restored – confidence in obtaining refunds
Tel Aviv Light Rail: What a difference a year makes
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Mideast Christian woman on ISIS: God’s plan is ‘working perfectly’
Ratifying the Jewish state
Special envoy to the UN calls for immediate halt of aid money to Gaza
Olympiyaar Forest Olympics Conclude a Year of Volunteering
Kanim Trail in Adulam Park Dedicated in Memory of Alex Moïse
International Clean Up Day in Israel 2016
Ilanot School Accessible Playground makes Learning Fun
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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!
JNF USA Holds 5,000 Strong Water Summit in Washington D.C.
AMERICAN PROFESSORS TAKE PART IN FACULTY FELLOWSHIP SUMMER INSTITUTE IN ISRAEL
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
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
Intel Minister Katz tells the JPost Annual Conference that the venture would seek to connect the Palestinian territory to the movement of people and goods.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Soldier being questioned two days after he fired on unarmed man who he said was running suspiciously toward a checkpoint.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
A witness in the Hebron shooting incident described how the body should not have been moved without being checked by a bomb expert, proper procedures were not followed.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YONAH JEREMY BOB
The killing of Halawa has elicited a wide range of responses from Palestinian officials.
By ADAM RASGON
New poll indicates both Israelis and Palestinians support two-state solution, but oppose peace deal based on previous negotiations.
Kayed, a member of the PFLP, was arrested in 2002 and placed on administrative detention in June after serving a sentence of more than 14 years.
In a contentious conversation with the ‘Post’ during their recent visit to Israel, Black Lives Matter activists maintain that their cause is intertwined with the Palestinian one.
By NOA AMOUYAL
“The Israeli society that I encountered embraces a culture of peace, has accomplishments it wants to (protect), wants coexistence, and wants peace,” says Abd al-Mujid al-Hakim.
Palestinian Authority urges Arab League to help prepare legal file against UK government over nearly 100-year-old letter.
By ADAM RASGON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Jerusalem Municipality decides to advance 770 new Jewish homes in its Gilo neighborhood, which is located over the Green Line.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Dahlan, born in 1961 in the Khan Younis refugee camp, first rose to the top of the Palestinian leadership when Yasser Arafat appointed him as chief of security in 1995.
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 addresses 54-member state body during its 27th-annual summit in Kigali, Rwanada.
Prime minister says visit shows relations changing for better.
By HERB KEINON
"The horrifying murder of an innocent child in her bed sheds light on the bloodlust and lack of humanity displayed by the terrorists we are facing, brainwashed by incitement," PM states.
US Sen. Dan Coats (R-Indiana) says he is optimistic that the House will adopt his new language for next year's State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Anonymous Hamas official said that an important meeting between Hamas delegation and the Turkish intelligence regarding a possible prisoner deal took place several weeks ago.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
PLO issues statement of retraction after the PA president made the unsubstantiated charge in an address Thursday to the European Parliament.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Due to the Ramadan holiday, Israel has increased the water flow to Palestinians at night, when the usage is particularly high after the fast.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
The Civil Administration tells Knesset committee that Israel doesn’t have exact figures for the number of Palestinians living in the West Bank.
COGAT will enable Gazans to visit relatives in Israel and the West Bank. They will be authorized to pray at the Temple Mount, and attend a number of Ramadan religious events, the statement said.
“A peaceful settlement in Palestine can transform Palestine into a gate for democracy,” says Hamdallah.
Austrian bank enabled Arab-Austrian NGO to fund terror event.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
France announced recently that it would hold an international summit in Paris on May 30 to discuss the parameters of a peace deal.
Results of survey conducted by JMCC show overwhelming majority of 67% of young Palestinians believe that talks will not succeed in resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Human Rights Watch sayslegalizing the quarries was the best way to address any safety and environmental issues that might exist.
PA officials explained the decision to postpone the Security Council bid was taken at the request of France, which wants to give all parties a chance in holding an international peace conference.
The conference will include representatives from the US, Russia, European Union, UN, Arab League and the members of the UN Security Council.
Israeli envoy Danon repeats call for direct negotiations with the Palestinian Authority.
German chancellor says hope is still not lost for bringing Israel and Palestinians together on a peace plan.
French president makes remarks after meeting with PA president Abbas in Paris.
The senior leader of the terrorist group that controls Gaza says the Palestinian people opt to continue the so-called current Jerusalem intifada.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
Resolution refers to Temple Mount area solely as Al-Aksa Mosque/Al-Haram Al Sharif, except for two references to the Western Wall Plaza that were put in parenthesis.
An investigation has been launched into how the body was returned contrary to government directives.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
A day after returning from a 2-month suspension, Joint List's Zahalka says "the increase in Jews who ascend [the complex] will cause the third intifada."
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
After the initial investigation the soldiers' commander was suspended from his role and sent to military jail for 20 days.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
“We won’t let something like this succeed,” Zionist Union MK said following vote.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Hanan al-Hroub was recognized for embracing nonviolence and inculcating this to her primary school students.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Court clears for publication the arrest of two minors and three adults for nationalistic crimes.
By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV,BEN HARTMAN
Defense establishment has employed sound judgment to bring attacks under control; but core problems remain and situation could escalate again in a flash.
According to Israel Radio report, the terrorist organization invests hundreds of thousands of dollars each month in the subterranean digging activities.
PA president is slated to travel to Paris on April 15.
By JTA,JPOST.COM STAFF
Separately, three relatives with no past security offenses carried out gun attacks with automatic firearms in Samaria, investigation finds.
The report also pointed out that the Palestinian operators remain at a competitive disadvantage because Israeli operators have 3G and 4G capabilities and are able to attract higher- value customers.
New survey finds that the majority of those asked said that they felt “the security situation is more serious today compared to the Second Intifada.”
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
Israel believes these funerals fuel additional violence.
Senior PLO official makes remarks following meeting with UN special envoy to the Middle East peace process.
Speaking to students and teachers in Argentina, Obama said he expected to continue working on Middle East peace after he leaves office next January.
During the closure, only approved humanitarian and medical-linked travel for Palestinians will be permitted between the West Bank and Israel.
To combat current violence, Israel has pushed forward with a number of more aggressive national security policies which few or no other democratic countries recognize.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
“The phenomenon of Arabs joining Islamic State represents the outcome of several causes, with the first being the strengthening of the northern faction of the Islamic Movement,” says scholar.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
A 14-year-old minor was caught attempting to jump over a turnstile at the security checkpoint.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Making sense of the efficacy of new anti-BDS initiatives is a challenge, though, because the boycott movement adapts, as does a virus.
The new statement of principles stems from concerns among Jewish students and faculty about a rise in anti-Semitism on several UC campuses in response to recent student activism in support of Israel.
The woman was told that her Muslim dress had 'injured the neutrality' of her workplace. She was fired after just one day of her six-week internship.
The claims that Google deleted 'Palestine' from their maps appear to be far from the truth.
Hassan Haneidiq was allowed to travel to Hebron for his championship match.
Guard suspected of taking part in terrorist activities; no further details on suspicions available
“If enough of us raise our voices” then “we could push FIFA to hold the Israeli Football Association accountable,” the petition stated.
"There is a historic opportunity to push for a strategic rapprochement with Arab countries who oppose Iran and have common interests with Israel," according to the Netanyahu source.
'We understand the Israeli government's desire to protect its citizens after this kind of terror attack, we just hope that any measures that Israel takes would be designed to not escalate tensions.'
Prosecutors charges that Azaria has repeatedly changed his accounts of the incident.
The “nationalist” motive appeared in the very first arrest warrant prepared by police days before the press first got wind of the case and picked up the terror angle that police had written in the warrant.
By BEN HARTMAN
Police spokesperson's run counter to initial descriptions of the event.
Breaking the Silence has vehemently rejected the allegations and calls to investigate the group, describing them as part of a right-wing smear campaign.
By ROSIE PERPER
Although located within the Jerusalem municipal boundaries on the northeast perimeter of east Jerusalem, the Shuafat Refugee Camp and its adjacent neighborhoods lack proper municipal services.
By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
Shin Bet says reexamining process for giving Palestinians permits to enter Israel, after mass revocation of permits.
Large numbers of police forces are deployed in the capital in light of security estimates that Palestinian rioters will cause disturbances on the Temple Mount compound and in east Jerusalem.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
IDF chief tells ministers: Palestinian Authority intensifying anti-terror efforts.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Palestinian officials from the coastal enclave are in Egypt in an effort to rebuild tattered relations between the two parties.
52-year-old Bethlehem man escapes – later turns himself in.
IDF Source: We gave medical treatment to 170 Palestinians, many of them assailants, in past six months - This is our norm.
Last Monday, law enforcement held a hearing with the construction site developers over the allegations and ordered the site closed for 21 days due to the harboring of illegal workers.
Former US envoy to Mideast says whoever takes over the White House will realize “you don't need a problem with Israel when dealing with all the other problems in the region.”
What does it mean for the Palestinian museum to stand empty?
By MAX SCHINDLER
Kanaan, a Middle Eastern eatery in the hip Prenzlauer Berg district, is winning Germans' hearts, minds and stomachs.
"This is not about politics this is not religious, this is pure human ethics.”
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Most of the Palestinians are relatives of “those who have been martyred,” said the report.
Group that has received US backing says is investigating incident perpetrated by activists identified as a member of the group.
Abdullah is a role model to her brother and fellow classmates. Since a very young age, she has independently organized her personal schedule and allocated a number of hours daily to study.
A number of tunnels have collapsed on Palestinian tunnel workers in the past year, leading to their deaths. The exact reasons for the collapse of the tunnels remains unclear.
There is an alternative therapy center in Gaza City that treats its patients using bee sting, which they claim has a variety of healing qualities.
Family of bus bomber blames Israel's policies for his choice as locals insist his action was a lone wolf attack.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Appointment of Dr. Basri Saleh Smoudi draws criticism from top Fatah leader in the West Bank.
ISIS-affiliated media claim to show takeover of parts of the Yarmouk Palestinian camp which has mostly been under the control of al Nusra Front for a year.
PA president’s decision came in response to the PFLP’s recent criticism of Abbas’s policies, especially with regards to security coordination with Israel, Palestinian sources say.
According to sources in Gaza, Hamas has imposed a complete media blackout on the details of the incident.
Sources say that Abbas has decided to expand the Fatah team that is currently negotiating with Hamas to include more officials.
Radical Islamist group says Sheikh Yunis Raba’a was arrested last Friday by officers belonging to the PA’s Preventive Security Force.
The foreign minister said after the meeting that the installation of the cameras was a Jordanian initiative, and that the goal was to "expose all trespasses or assaults on holy sites."
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Daily interactions are not only inevitable, but potentially rewarding and mutually beneficial. If Palestinians and Israelis can do business together and interact on a daily basis.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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.
I am not without sympathy for the displaced Arab settlers that the West has made into Palestinians.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Actor and playwright Wallace Shawn is best known for his character Vizzini in the movie 'The Princess Bride.'
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
GOP might be due to assert more support for Israeli settlements, and possibly reject all together the idea of a two-state solution, says David Friedman.