03.26.2017 | 28 Adar, 5777
Analysis: Syrian threats to attack Israel with Scud missiles are a bluff
Jerusalem mayor meets US peace envoy at White House after Mideast tour
Hamas closes Erez crossing between Gaza and Israel
Hundreds participate in symbolic funeral for senior Hamas militant
Arab-Jewish group calls for more planning permits, cessation of house demolitions
Cathay Pacific begins Tel Aviv-Hong Kong flight route
Netanyahu's inner circle shrinks as top official leaves job
'No daylight' with Trump administration, Israeli ambassador Dermer says
Watch Live: AIPAC kicks off annual conference on Israel
Netanyahu: No deal yet with US on settlements
WATCH: Dancing for peace around Tel Aviv
John Ford Coley would really love to see you tonight
What’s new, pussycat? It’s Tom Jones!
Opera: Gazzetta giggles
Sela falls in straight sets to Nadal at Miami Open
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
Levy’s Israel humbled 4-1 in Spain qualifier
Israelis, Palestinians await resolution at May’s FIFA Congress
Free SMS program to help Arab men quit smoking begins
What was Israel's most popular Google search of the past year?
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
Bats remember directions
On the tip of their tongue
Trump and State Governors Have Declared a State of Emergency on Opioid Abuse
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Sino-Saudi alignment in Yemen and escalating conflict
Israel’s open secret
A rotten apple?
Can religion be an opportunity for human progress?
Egyptian court jails 56 over deadly migrant boat shipwreck
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Egypt's former leader Mubarak freed, six years after overthrow
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Israeli Veganism: Introducing the land of soy milk and date honey to the world
Texas Jewish groups take aim at bank's BDS activity
Head of GOP in Israel says ‘self-hating Jew’ Sarah Silverman ‘needs a muzzle’
Midsummer Camp’s Dream: Telling a unique story about Israel
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Ivanka Trump reportedly invited to Germany on White House visit
US House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills against boycotts of Israel
Bernie Sanders declares ‘victory’ in withdrawal of GOP health bill
Senate introduces new bill sanctioning Iran and testing its nuclear deal
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
How about a Lego Seder plate?
The Travel Advisor: Say so long to the tablets
NYC rabbi publishes ‘(Unofficial) Hogwarts Haggadah’ for coming holiday
Grapevine: Dershowitz makes a different case for Israel
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
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
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
Officials in the Obama administration reportedly sent a written notification to the Republican-majority Congress that it would spend the funds only hours before Trump took his oath.
By ADAM RASGON,MICHAEL WILNER
"Perhaps if this policy of demolishing homes was implemented sooner, I wouldn’t have become a bereaved father," says father of Lt. Shir Hajaj, 22.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
State Department says, "the United States will vote against every resolution put forth under this agenda item and is encouraging other countries to do the same."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
An Israeli military spokeswoman said Palestinians had been throwing firebombs at vehicles traveling near the city of Hebron.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
On Monday, Al-Quds published an IDF announcement regarding construction plans in Kochav Ya’acov, a settlement near Ramallah.
By ADAM RASGON
“It is no surprise that this Council, which has long been divorced from reality, has chosen once again to provide a platform for Palestinian smears against us," says Israel envoy.
Days earlier, the UN agency denied their employee was elected to the terror group's political leadership.
Intelligence Minister Israel Katz says new US administration working to boost ties between Israel and moderate Sunni countries in the region.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The leaders of the two Arab states that hold relations with Israel discuss the conflict, particularly in light of Trump's ascent to power.
“History will judge Netanyahu on that failure, unfortunately,” says opposition leader.
Education and diaspora affairs minister says the resulting effects of the establishment of a Palestinian state would be "a huge mistake."
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Defense Minister Liberman calls for Israel to work with Sunni Arab states in order to defeat radicalism in the region.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Palestinian terror groups Hamas, PFLP also condemn Trump for saying two-state solution is not the only option to resolving the Mideast conflict.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
Joint List lawmaker Ahmad Tibi urges Trump to learn the details of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and back the two-state solution.
By UDI SHAHAM
"There is no alternative solution for the situation between the Palestinians and Israelis, other than the solution of establishing two states and we should do all that can be done to maintain this."
"Danny Danon you can't hide, we charge you with genocide," anti-Israel demonstrators also chanted outside of the New York event.
An unnamed, middle-aged Palestinian woman set herself ablaze in protest of the confiscation of her family members’ commercial carts by the Palestinian Authority.
Guterres selected Fayyad to take over as Libya envoy from Martin Kobler, a German diplomat who has served as the UN representative since November 2015.
NGOs filed petition to Israel's High Court of Justice on behalf of 17 Palestinian municipalities.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Wednesday's report came after a claim earlier this week that Hamas had turned down another Israeli prisoner-swap offer.
The two major international courts which could deal with settlements are the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice.
In the meeting, Nicaragua's foreign minister made clear Managua's backing for Palestinian statehood and full membership in the United Nations.
Antonio Guterres also reportedly says that he has no intention of pushing for a peace process between Israel and the Palestinians.
Among those present at the demonstration were Israel's ambassador to France and the president of the French-Jewish umbrella organization CRIF.
By RINA BASSIST
"It would have extremely serious consequences and it's not the first time that it's on the agenda of a US president, but none have let themselves make that decision," says minister at peace summit.
Palestinian movement's spokesman charges that “all chances for peace and stability will be lost” if Trump follows through with campaign pledge to move mission.
Israeli forces reportedly arrest former Tulkarem and Jenin governor, Talal Dweikat, early Wednesday.
The Palestinian leadership has long said that it supports the boycott of settlement products, but has practically taken few steps to implement a ban on such goods.
"I believe that any American act of stupidity will ignite the Palestinian territories," says senior Fatah official.
Former US envoy to the Middle East questions the timing of the outgoing secretary of state's speech while lauding his "passion."
Khaled Meshaal praises UN Security Council motion on settlements, but calls for more steps against Israel.
Cairo had expected the anti-settlements UN Security Council resolution to be vetoed.
By JACOB WIRTSCHAFTER/THE MEDIA LINE
Defense minister's order comes after the UN Security Council adopted a resolution demanding Israel end all settlement building activity.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,ADAM RASGON
“The agreement stipulates that the administrative detention of the two hunger striking prisoners can be renewed one final time for four months on February 1, meaning they will be released on June 1.”
Former Mideast diplomat decries Trump envoy’s "Kapo" labeling of J Street.
By HERB KEINON
Following the clash, the PA security forces launched a campaign to arrest suspects involved in the shooting of the two officers.
Rouhani charges that the Palestinians should take advantage of allegations that Israel does not seek peace to wage violence against the Jewish state.
If passed into law, the legislation would be the most significant event in the settlements movement since the 2005 withdrawal from Gaza and northern Samaria.
French president issues invitation to coincide with a Paris peace summit later in the month; Abbas reportedly accepts proposal.
"You can't legalize a crime,"says Raji Sourani, director of the Palestinian Center for Human Rights.
By BEN LYNFIELD
Approximately 1,400 Fatah members from the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and Palestinian diaspora will convene at the Congress to elect leaders to the movement’s top two leadership bodies.
PA Foreign Ministry expresses its indignation over what it perceived as Israel's lack of expressed appreciation for Palestinian firefighters.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Thousands of Ain al-Hilweh residents gathered in the camp and near constructed parts of the wall, raising posters referring to it as “the wall of shame.”
Egypt's first ambassador to Israel since 2012 addresses JPost Conference in Jerusalem.
For first time in public speech, education minister calls for Palestinian "land-port" at JPost conference.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Yesh Atid chairman at JPost Conference: Palestinians did not use the resources Israel left behind in Gaza, instead they voted in Hamas, who shot rockets at Israel.
By LAHAV HARKOV
In a bizarre way, ICC talking to Hamas could actually be to Israel’s advantage.
Prosecutor says Gaza is occupied and east Jerusalem illegally annexed.
Abbas said he knew who was behind Arafat's death and that an investigating panel would soon reveal its findings.
Scientists study risk factors for B-Cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma, incidence of which is highly reported in both populations.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Par-delà les murs d’incompréhension et les clivages idéologiques, des soldats du feu de tous horizons ont lutté main dans la main pour venir à bout de la dernière vague d’incendies
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,ADAM RASGON
Le soutien historique du Líder Máximo à certaines causes, notamment celle des Palestiniens, lui offre aujourd’hui une sorte de victoire posthume
By CAROLINE GLICK
La mendicité forcée des enfants palestiniens
By MICHÈLE MAZEL
Fisher, 56, who made aliya from then Rhodesia – now Zimbabwe – in 1977, is one of the exhibitors at the forthcoming 2016 Jerusalem Multinational Stamp Exhibition.
By BARRY DAVIS
The Women’s Strike platform is not just asking followers to “criticize” Israel, but to do so in terms insisted upon by Sarsour and the BDS movement: Israel as a colonialist and racist enterprise.
By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
“The data reflect a trend of protracted failure in investigation of ideological motivated offenses against Palestinians.”
Israel has “taken measures to guarantee a nearly blanket exemption from its obligation under international law to pay compensation to Palestinians harmed by its security forces,” the report said.
Fifth to be arrested for allegedly allowing entry without permits
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
"From the ruins of Amona we will build a new settlement," education minister tells Knesset plenum.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,MARC ISRAEL SELLEM
Kiev fires back at Israel's decision to cancel a scheduled visit by Ukraine's prime minister.
Document is said to be a result of studying the interrogations of Palestinians who had carried out attacks against Israelis and had claimed they had been motivated by revenge.
"I hear the Shabbat siren on Fridays, and there’s no problem. Why should people be disturbed by the call to prayer? The call to prayer was here before the Jews came."
“Look at what’s happening in the Muslim world. Not one day passed... in recent years without 300 people murdered... There are all kinds of terrorist acts... and everyone is quiet about it."
The Regulation Bill will remove the final protection for Palestinian landowners in the West Bank
By SARIT MICHAELI
The Paris Peace Conference should build on the momentum
of Resolution 2334 and the Kerry speech.
By ALON LIEL
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
A mission to sample Kentucky Fried Chicken
leads our intrepid reporters to Bethlehem.
By BEN FISHER,SARAH LEVI
The pro-Palestinian activist who is known for her controversial statements claimed on Monday that Zionists don't support human rights and therefore cannot claim to support women's rights.
By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
The PA, which dominates the West Bank, failed to convince Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, to hold elections in the coastal enclave.
A source with knowledge of the matter said that the two sides had discussed "politics, security and the future of the peace process."
By ADAM RASGON,JPOST.COM STAFF
Abbas and Fayyad have had a tense relationship since the latter resigned as PA prime minister in 2013 over sharp disputes with the PA president.
Police enter bookstores to confiscate novel by Abbad Yahya.
Hamas and Fatah have been at loggerheads since the former took over the Gaza Strip in 2007 in an armed coup, ousting the Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority from the coastal enclave.
The Palestinian factions have reached numerous reconciliation agreements previously that ultimately have gone unimplemented.
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.
Skull smuggling drug dealers arrested in West Bank in what officials are calling a criminal ring.
By KATIE BEITER / THE MEDIA LINE
Speculation has become rife that Haniyeh will replace Meshaal as Hamas’s top leader and permanently relocate to the Qatari capital.
Hillel Schenker, 75 moved from Brooklyn, New York to Tel Aviv in 1963.
By BEN FISHER
The world-renowned fashion model talked about how much the cover meant to her as someone of Palestinian heritage.
A 22-year-old woman reportedly accosted the pair and asked Bella to hold the Palestinian flag while they were en route to her sister Gigi's New York apartment.
By DANIEL GORDIS
The ‘Three-layered Regional Concept is much more than “more of the same” and holds the potential for deep positive change.
By ISRAEL KATZ
The day that the Palestinians can admit that there were Jewish Temples on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem millennia ago, there will be peace.
By LIAT COLLINS
The US should move its embassy to Jerusalem and tell the Palestinians that any violent rejection of the move would be an act of war against the US.
By BARRY SHAW
The repeated violence coupled with clear political actions taken by both sides have enhanced the belief on both sides that there is no partner for peace on the other side.
By GERSHON BASKIN
“Is it not time that the world recognized the humanitarian work carried out here, in spite of the continued incitement, stabbings, vehicle rammings and rockets activated against us?”
By BRENDA KATTEN
Palestinian colonialism means the Palestine cause is one that liberals must condemn and shun.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
Statistics are already telling us that a majority of young Jews do not believe in equal rights for Arabs or in democracy for all.
By DANA WEISS
Ultimately, people – including presidents – come and go. The limestone rocks at Ramat Rahel tell the story of civilizations that have risen and fallen.