04.25.2017 | 29 Nisan, 5777
Austria champions Israeli-Palestinian economic peace
Israel security forces arrest Palestinians linked to violent attacks
Erdan appearance in Negev fuels Beduin calls for boycott
84 more Hamas men quit hunger strike – Prisons Service
Miller dismissed from Mac TA camp for bringing girlfriend
Tricky trip to Haifa for leader Beersheba
Death at 96 silences another witness to the Holocaust
Immigrant Holocaust survivor celebrates 100th birthday in Israel
Netanyahu to German FM: If you meet with Breaking the Silence, you won't meet me
Emmanuel Macron's Israel ties
Knesset expected to pass public broadcast law this week
Israel rejects informal US request to extradite JCC bomb threat defendant
First glimpse of Nesher's 'Past Life'
Desmond Tutu, Roger Waters urge Radiohead to cancel Israel show
Israeli artist depicts world leaders as you’ve never seen ’em before
Erin Moran, Joanie in ‘Happy Days,’ dies at 56
Bagatskis to remain in charge at Mac TA
Israeli amputee sets new marathon world record in Vienna
Medvedev finishes Euro vault final in eighth
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Hadassah docs perform world’s 1st robot-aided repair of severe spinal fracture
Why are Shoah survivors’ grandchildren more afraid of ISIS?
Without disinfectants or intensive use of energy
Doctors’ journey to the 21st century
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
Israeli start-up extracting water from air, around the world
Private and public schooling in Israel – not what you thought
Saudis and women
Our World: The agenda for the Trump-Abbas meeting
April 25, 2017: A kowtowing ‘Post’
With eyes on Washington, Cairo and Riyadh warm up ties, looks to cooperate
UN elects Saudi Arabia to women’s rights commission
Lost evidence of Armenian Genocide discovered in Jerusalem archive
UN employee resigns amid allegations he was elected to Hamas leadership
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
Iran's Rouhani to run for second term as president
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
ISIS crimes scarred Iraqi history and landscape
New Orthodox siddur with German translation published in Germany
EU officials vow to never forget along with 10,000 participants in March of the Living
'No Israelis served here,' says Australian piercing shop
'US antisemitic incidents jump 86% at start of 2017'
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Global ticket marketplace acquires Israeli software start-up in $56m. deal
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles
North Korea says 'don't mess with us' as US plans next move
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
The Israeli teen designer conquering the fashion world
Turning the contentious stereotype on its head
Preserving the memory of the
Holocaust through education
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
The definitive ranking of Ben & Jerry's Kosher for Passover flavors
See why the internet is kvelling over Jenna Jameson's new baby girl
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A country in denial
Seattle to Hebron
Stuffed delights: A taste of Syria
Sustainability in regrowing supermarket plants
Manning the Art
Life from the ashes
Shining a light on the Jerusalem Art scene
Bread of independence
Family hiking in spring
The art of handmade paper
Rocking in Ramallah
לְזֵכֶר רָאוּל וָלֶנְבֵּרְג
מדוֹאַר יִשְׂרָאֵל לְחֶבְרַת Gett
זְהִירוּת! סִיגַרְיָה מְסוּכֶּנֶת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope Francis likens migrant holding centers to 'concentration camps'
Watch: Christians celebrate Easter in the Holy Land
Green Horizons’ Desert Wilderness Survival Program
Eurovision 2017 contestants plant trees in Israel
On the Galilee, its Environment and its Heritage
Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017
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
“Law enforcement authorities must quickly and decisively prosecute those thugs who attacked IDF soldiers and Border Police officers,” Liberman said.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Tensions flare in Bethlehem between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces.
Campaigners hope to reach 100,000 signatures to reinforce the petition.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
Palestinian business people have not driven their personal cars into Israel since the start of the Second Intifada, over a decade ago.
By ADAM RASGON
The order was issued after Ofra residents had called for the Palestinian assailant's home to be demolished and for action to be taken against his village.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,UDI SHAHAM
Soldiers from Nahal brigade received 42 day sentence.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
This text marks the first time that the Arab states have asked a UNESCO board to reject Israeli sovereignty over western Jerusalem
"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."
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.
“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.
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.”
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
Two narratives continued to live on – the story of the few former olim who settled and refused to leave, and on the other side, a few Palestinians who were born there and grew up in the village.
By PEGGY CIDOR
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
Security forces arrested several Palestinians suspected of participating in local terror activities in the overnight raid.
“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.
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
Teaching students Jerusalem is holy city for three religions, not the capital of "Palestine," is one alternative scenario.
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
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.
"The occupation and control over millions of unprotected Palestinians are what will inspire the acts to come – indeed, will be their raison d’etre."
By HAGAI EL-AD
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