06.01.2016 | 24 Iyar, 5776
PayPal terminates anti-Israel BDS France account
Moroccan BDS calls on Muslims to boycott Israeli dates during Ramadan
Palestinian-American activist accuses Israel and US of shared legacy of ethnic cleansing
Shin Bet: 2 minors arrested for terror stabbing of elderly women in Jerusalem
Alsheich takes blame for omitting Netanyahu’s name from report
Liberman patron Schlaff visits Israel
Shared entrance to Western Wall brings haredi, progressive clash
Diplomatic spouses rally to help migrant children in south Tel Aviv
Turkmenistan FM here for first time in 20 years
Joint List MK calls to lift ban on politicians’ Temple Mount visits
WATCH: Surf's up for Brian Wilson ahead of Israel visit
Classical Review: Gloria
Taking pride in film
Alice Cooper for president!
Hapoel TA forces Game 5 against Jerusalem
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Candidly Speaking: American Jewish leaders fail to confront the anti-Israel bandwagon
Ignore the zealots
A whole new post-everything world
WATCH: Gaza's 'Spiderman' boy shows off acrobatic skills
Hamas executes three convicted Palestinians in Gaza
Normalization talks with Turkey advancing
Turkey's Erdogan: No Muslim family should engage in birth control
Iran says pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca, blaming Saudi 'sabotage'
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
Senior party leader to ‘Post’: Clinton will ensure Democratic party platform supports Israel
Israel hosts largest ever anti-BDS summit at UN Headquarters
European Parliament lawmaker from Britain calls Israelis ‘a rash’
Justice Ministry to stop prosecuting Israeli brothels operated by 'working women'
How are you going pay for that?
Your Taxes: New sheriff in Israel
Tech Talk: Making this world a better place
Children with high functioning autism still struggle with writing skills
TA Sourasky Medical Center takes strict action against smoking
Majority of Israelis ignore illegal public smoking
Israeli researchers discover Pilates exercises help after heart attack
Tourism Ministry objects to plan for 2017 closure of Sde Dov Airport, just north of Tel Aviv
Environment ministry to ensure beaches are 'bikini ready' with cleanup program
Leviathan signs $3b. deal to power planned electric plant in Be’er Tuviya
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
In first, New Zealand 'innovation' delegation comes to Israel
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Clinton says her campaign talking to Sanders camp about unifying Democrats
Trump, Kristol trade barbs in 'Post' interview with 'Weekly Standard' editor
In Ryan call for genuine 'unity' with Trump, a ways to go on Israel
Sanders: Israel has a right to US protection
Grapevine: Nonagenarian jet-setters
'Orange is the New Black' actress visits Israel to participate in Pride Week
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
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סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Youth threw stones at Mass ceremony in Rehovot
Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
The jihadist civil war
What the hell is this?
Welcome to Swedenistan…and have a lousy day
WWII Japanese First Suicide Bombers; Atomic Bomb in Context
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
“A peaceful settlement in Palestine can transform Palestine into a gate for democracy,” says Hamdallah.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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.
By HERB KEINON
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.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
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
Israel’s reclassification of the property does not change existing use, but it does pave the way for Israel to develop the mostly empty desert terrain.
Abbas still people’s most trusted figure.
International Federation of Journalists says Israel trying to “muzzle” Palestinian press did not invoke due process in closing down Islamic Jihad TV station following incitement.
By LAHAV HARKOV
"If we cut off from Gaza - we would be cut off from half of the Palestinian problem," says Intelligence Minister Israel Katz.
Despite weekend rocket fire from Gaza, the Palestinian terrorist group isn't presently believed to be interested in a military confrontation.
"People in the government are asking the question what can we do to keep the two-state solution alive, and they're generating ideas," says senior US official.
PM takes step in the aftermath of a string of three terror attacks Tuesday.
IDF releases footage of forces conducting searches in the village from where the 22-year-old Palestinian terrorist left from before Tuesday's brutal attack.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
"We are in an emergency situation...There is an intifada of incitement," says Yisrael Katz.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Palestinian minister’s remarks are "pure anti-Semitism," says Danon.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON
Musab al-Ghazali, 26, shot dead in December after attempting to stab a Border Police officer in IDF Square.
Birnbaum says government decision to let dozens of work permits expire sends children to hunger, gives ammunition to BDS.
By NIV ELIS
Earlier this week, Iran's ambassador to Lebanon said that Tehran would offer $7,000 to the families of each Palestinian killed in what he called the "Al-Quds Intifada."
16-year-old from West Bank village of Beit Amra indicted for deadly attack that killed the 38-year-old nurse and mother of six.
Security forces arrest Palestinian teen girl planning attack; 14-year-old Palestinian with knife arrested near Hebron; assailant at Habitot junction shot dead.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
The precarious reality of an unresolved conflict has sparked a new Palestinian youth-driven violent movement now in its fifth month.
By JIHAN ABDALLA
French envoy presents further information on initiative to convene a peace conference in Paris this coming summer, with the aim of relaunching the stagnant diplomatic process.
Recent board meeting concluded that bank is exposed to possible lawsuits if it’s discovered that funds transferred to Palestinian banks ended up funding terrorist activities.
By YEHUDA SHARONI/MAARIV HASHAVUA
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 “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.”
She said she would use some of the money to promote her education methods and support fellow teachers in the Palestinian territories.
The family’s lawyers argued that the parents should not be penalized for the actions of their son when they would have tried to stop him had they known what he was planning to do.
“Refugee status is inherited, and the issue makes it difficult to solve the conflict. They’re waiting for a solution that will never be,” says Livni.
Birnbaum wrote letter in December pledging not to ask for additional extension for temporary permits for 74 Palestinian workers.
By HERB KEINON,NIV ELIS
Oketz K-9 unit platoon commander and sentenced him to a week in military prison.
Even college-aged youth sympathize with Israel by a more than 2:1 ratio, according to Gallup survey.
Bishara's letter to Kahlon, which was spread on Palestinian social media networks, aroused outraged reactions among Palestinian activists.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
According to UNWRA, "In times of financial and political uncertainty for Palestine refugees, Sweden’s constant support is critical."
The school, which was funded by French humanitarian aid, had been placed in the encampment over the weekend and was immediately demolished before it could be used by pupils on Sunday morning.
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Israel was an observer member of the Organization of African Unity until the OAU was dissolved and replaced by the African Union in 2002.
“Holding bodies is a custom that Israel started in the 1970s and harms the religious sensitivities and shows disrespect for the life of Palestinians, even after their death,” the bill said.
Can the Palestinian mood be leveraged for change?
By KOBI MICHAEL
What does it mean for the Palestinian museum to stand empty?
By MAX SCHINDLER
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."
Zayed, 52, escaped from Israeli custody over 25 years ago after being convicted of murdering an Israeli yeshiva student in 1986.
By MAARIV ONLINE,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Jibril Rajoub rules out the possibility that Hamas-Fatah talks would lead to a “reconciliation” agreement between the rival Palestinian factions.
Al-Jariri, who hosts a talk show on a Ramallah-based radio station, referred to the case during a program on the misuse of public funds.
The JPost Podcast's weekly briefing catches you up on the most important stories from the past week.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Actor and playwright Wallace Shawn is best known for his character Vizzini in the movie 'The Princess Bride.'
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Clinton herself has admitted in the past that she was the "designated yeller" at Netanyahu.
A simple question, which only the Japanese have answered correctly, is: why does the railway authority check your train ticket before allowing you on the platform?
By ROGER KAYE
As far as reaching a negotiated peace is concerned, the PA is a busted flush.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Palestinian society at large has failed a major morality test by lending support to the wave of killings and attempted killings of Israelis by mostly young Palestinians.
By GERSHON BASKIN
Maybe, after all, the Palestinian Arabs prefer to be a central cause in international diplomacy rather than run the risk of becoming a marginal state?
By YOAV J. TENEMBAUM
In town hall session, Trump says he'd heard from an Israeli that "the other side has been trained from the time they're children to hate Jewish people," and that was why a deal might not work.