02.25.2017 | 29 Shevat, 5777
Former senior PA official: 'Hamas is willing to go back to '67 borders'
Lebanese media claims Israel threw smoke bombs across the border fence
According to foreign reports: Israel's covert missions undergo a change
Hamas denies allegation that UNRWA employee was elected to Hamas leadership
The quiet comeback of Mel Gibson
Best Picture nominees not so white at this year’s Oscars
Dance review: One. One & One
New Zealand surprised Israel by sponsoring anti-settlement UN resolution
Israel: Human Rights Watch is ‘propaganda' group, can’t have workers permit
UN: Israeli culture of impunity boosted by Hebron shooter's lenient sentence
Former PM slams A-G Mandelblit for 'not doing enough' in Netanyahu probe
Coldplay arrives in Israel to scout possible concert locations
Movie Review: ‘Personal Affairs’
Israeli star Casspi cut from NBA's Pelicans after suffering injury
Yellow-and-blue has chance for 1st
CSKA sends Maccabi Tel Aviv to another Euroleague defeat
Beersheba knocked out of Europa League
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Technion researchers’ ‘breakthrough’ discovery could lead to new antibiotic types
‘$3.75 billion investment in Israel's Leviathan gas reservoir a blow to BDS’
Ashdod woman dies after medic is mistakenly told it wasn’t an emergency
Brain catheterization treats rare tinnitus
Medical emergency in Israel: 101 or 1221?
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Fundamentally Freund: Operation Menashe 2017 is underway
February 26, 2017: Selecting judges
The uphill battle over returning to Jerusalem
Shot in the foot
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Attack on Syrian security forces in Homs kills 42
Egypt's Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killing spree
Palestinians throw shoes at Trump poster to mark Hebron street closure
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
Texas school teacher fired for 'kill some Jews' tweet
White Supremacist leader Spencer booted from conservative conference
Report: Attackers saw off Jewish man’s finger, beat his brother near Paris
French aliya climbs amid rise in antisemitism
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Pence's Twitter blunder: whose flag is it, anyway?
Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians
Trump wants to expand US nuclear arsenal, make it 'top of the pack'
Pence: Trump vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addressed antisemitism
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
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
We asked, you answered: a weekly roundup from the JPost Twitter
Mastering the art of reinventing yourself
Parashat Mishpatim: Justice and compassion – can they go together?
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
Who decides when Iran has gone nuclear enough to attack?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
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
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.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
An unnamed, middle-aged Palestinian woman set herself ablaze in protest of the confiscation of her family members’ commercial carts by the Palestinian Authority.
By ADAM RASGON
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.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
Trump has expressed support for positions in conflict with the Palestinian leadership such as moving the US embassy to Jerusalem and supporting Israel’s annexation of land in the West Bank.
The violent curriculum can be found in 240 books – ranging from civics to mathematics – in over 400 UNRWA schools in the West Bank, Gaza and east Jerusalem, experts say.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Israel touts its lobbying efforts as leading to the move.
Trump is ‘racist, hot tempered and dangerous,’ says worker in Baka al-Gharbiya.
Hundreds of social media users poked fun at the latest Palestinian claim to a piece of Jewish history.
Israeli border police detonate large IED after receiving information from Palestinian security forces.
The Palestinians gained observer status at the United Nations General Assembly in 2012; garnering 138 votes out of the 193-member body.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Netanyahu makes remarks ahead of meeting with visiting Italian president.
After Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in 2014, UEFA banned Crimean clubs from moving to the Russian league and instead authorized them to set up their own competition.
Diplomatic official says that there are concerns that Palestinian police will leak sensitive information to terrorist groups.
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
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
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.
Munib al-Masri, 82, is the wealthiest Palestinian in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
By ADAM RASGON,UDI SHAHAM
The London-based Palestinian Return Center came under fire last week for holding a meeting at the House of Lords in which a speaker indicated that the Jews were to blame for the Holocaust.
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 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.
The root of the problem, however, is the mindset of both Palestinians and Israelis who stubbornly refuse to cooperate freely on everyday issues such as sewage treatment.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
It will be 120 years since the First Zionist Congress, held in Basel in 1897, which formulated the Zionist platform and plan of action for the implementation of its goals.
By ODED FORER
With such a blatant admission of its actual position on Jewish statehood – going so far as to wage war on the Balfour Declaration – the PA should be treated with the disdain and derision it deserves.
By RUTHIE BLUM
Palestinian hostility to the Jewish homeland is so pathological they perpetrate the most ludicrous falsehoods to write the Jews out of their own history.