Iran vote delayed to avoid influencing Israel's election, senator says
Peres on Netanyahu speech: When the US president tells you not to come to US, you don't go
Rivlin addresses UN at Holocaust memorial
Obama: Netanyahu meeting before Israel election 'inappropriate'
Wolf Prizes in the sciences and arts presented to nine North Americans
Food company buys Bikur Cholim property from Gaydamak, promises will remain with Shaare Zedek
Protect young children from choking on Tu Bishvat delicacies
Yad Sarah sees rise in 'home hospitalization' equipment due to hospital overcrowding
The science behind online charitable giving
Israeli, Palestinian agriculture officials cooperate to curb bird flu spread
Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a start-up
Presenting: A cross between a pomelo and an orange and other novel Israeli produce varieties
Delving into the ‘Night’
Kelis bringing a taste of 'Food' to Israel - but no milkshakes, please
A taste of Barcelona in Tel Aviv
Nini Hachi revisited
Kiryat Shmona held by Sakhnin, remains in 2nd place
Basketball: Impressive Maccabi Tel Aviv overcomes Real Madrid
Athletes from across the globe flock to Eilat for Israman
Rolling Mac TA Express set for collision with old nemesis Real
US, UK condemn latest Israeli plan for settler housing as 'illegal, illegitimate'
Obama has agreed to 80 percent of Iran's demands in nuclear talks, Israeli officials tell Ch. 10
Rivlin pays condolences to families of IDF soldiers killed in Hezbollah attack
As dust settles on northern front, Ya'alon urges Israelis to visit Golan and Hermon
Hostilities in North give Likud boost in latest 'Jerusalem Post' poll
26 parties submit final lists for election
Yachad and Otzma end furious row and unite electoral lists
Netanyahu puts Bennie Begin back on Likud list
Yisrael Beytenu, Likud MKs petition to ban Zoabi from running in election
Nasrallah confirms Hezbollah, Iran bolstering presence along Golan border
Liberman: Israel's policy toward Hezbollah spurring terror from Lebanon, Syria
Erekat: Recognizing 'Palestine' as a state is best response to 450 new settlement homes
Senators pledge not to support Palestinian aid until US reviews ICC bid
Gazan youth graduate Hamas military training camp
BBC to investigate presenter’s Israel questions at Paris protest march
Lithuanian Jews, Zuroff spar over Holocaust research center
Portugal okays law of return for Sephardic Jews
Nightmare for Italian Jewish leader and TV crew after being locked inside Auschwitz
Israel Bonds dinner raises $250 million in investments
After surviving a stoning, ISIS lets 'adulteress' live
Israeli claims of major Obama concessions to Iran 'complete nonsense,' US says
Islamic State's Egypt wing claims credit for terror attacks that killed 27
ISIS threatens to kill hostages if demands not met by Thursday night
White House defends Michelle Obama's uncovered hair in Saudi visit
Beshalah: Eating the manna and receiving the Torah
Grapevine: Reading their writes
Reflections: A musical legend
Another tack: The wrong end of a municipal drain-pipe
Yael's corner: Through the eyes of a deeper truth
A drive for justice
Xin Chào, Vietnam
Hating Jews for Allah
Book Review: Telling his own story
Book Review: An Israeli ambassador, aboveboard
Hot off the Arab press
Middle Eastern date desserts for Tu Bishvat
This week in Jerusalem
Wading Through Widowhood: The power of life
Coming full circle
Grapevine: Campaigning in many tongues
Wading through widowhood
A feast for the senses
What’s really at stake in this election: unilateral pullout from West Bank
Iran and Hezbollah – an explosive combination
Striking terror targets in Syria - Israel's rights under int'l law
Anti-Semitism and the battle against Jihad
A song for Shvat: 'Song of the grasses'
אַתְ לְבַדֵך תָבִינִי
Giving Beit Shemesh children a helping hand
18 recommendations that could determine Israel’s fate before the ICC
Happily Eva After: Ushering in 2015 the Eva way
Netanyahou sous le feu des critiques
Questions à Tzipi Livni
La violence refait surface
La liste de Herzog
Commémoration du 70e anniversaire de la libération du camp d’Auschwitz
Les mots valent mieux que la violence
Coexistence festive à Haïfa
Festival du film juif de Jérusalem, que la lumière soit !
Chocs, cheikhs et schiste
Une démocratie tronquée
Hautement qualifiés, fortement motivés
2014, un excellent cru pour l'aliya
Israël VS Hezbollah
Unis contre la terreur islamique
Le califat : rêve ou cauchemar pour l’islam ?
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Qui a tué Alberto Nisman ?
L’antisémitisme à la tribune des Nations unies
Islamophobie et antisémitisme : une comparaison problématique
Le 11 septembre français ?
Obama dismisses Muslim faith claims, says he is devout Christian
On first official visit to US, Rivlin addresses black Christian leaders in Brooklyn
In shadow of Paris attacks, UK faith leaders sign anti-hate declaration
Pope Francis calls for Christian Unity
Birth control ban doesn't mean breed 'like rabbits,' Pope says
JNF Canada Staff Mission Visits Projects for Disadvantaged Youth
Friends of JNF Australia Visit Negev Communities
International Dental Convention Participants Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Holiday Cheer as KKL-JNF Distributes Christmas Trees
Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Sharing and Learning - German Forestry Students Intern with KKL-JNF
Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
KKL-JNF Experts Visit China for Future Environmental Collaborations
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
Nigerian Forestry Delegation Sees KKL-JNF Desert Afforestation First-hand
In his Footsteps: Heritage Excursions in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin
WMC 2015 Closing Evening Reception
Living on the Edge in the Gaza Periphery
Former UN Ambassador Dan Gillerman at WMC 2015
WMC 2015 Opening Reception at Beit Hatfutsot
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
01.31.2015 | 11 Shevat, 5775
PLO chief negotiator calls on international community to ban settlement products.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
75 senators send letter to Secretary Kerry.
Event deemed "natural response to Israeli terrorism" by Hamas.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Senior Fatah official says Palestinians want to bring Israel to trial " for every crime it committed against our people.”
Short film depicts enactment of the murder of two Jews – a settler and a rabbi.
Palestinians welcome decision by International Criminal Court to launch an inquiry into possible war crimes in the Palestinian territories.
"Israel has been extremely aggressive," says FM Wallstrom.
Arab ministers voice support for Palestinian efforts to join international conventions and treaties, including the ICC.
UN official calls for Israel to resume transfer of tax revenues to Palestinian Authority; says conflict entering "uncharted territory" that seems to dash immediate hopes for peace.
53% of those in Jewish state see Berlin as "honest broker."
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Public employees in Gaza go on strike over salary dispute; "Every day, the government proves it is a government of division and not national consensus," says Hamas spokesman Mushir al-Masri.
US officials examining whether move violates US appropriations law for continuation of Palestinian aid.
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Last week, PA President Mahmoud Abbas signed the Rome Statute starting a countdown to when the PA could file war crimes complaints with the ICC Prosecutor's Office asking for an investigation.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Palestinian officials have warned the PA may dissolve without these funds.
By HERB KEINON
Indictment says man joined Gaza police in 2008, underwent military and weapons training, and worked for Hamas election campaign in 2006.
By BEN HARTMAN
NGO believes it can file wider range of complaints against Hamas, including for thousands of rocket attacks against Israel.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Palestinian chief undaunted by failed bid to win a United Nations Security Council resolution mandating an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
The chief Palestinian observer, Riyad Mansour, and UN spokesman Farhan Haq confirmed the handover at the United Nations.
Suspect fled to Ramallah post-stabbing, taking refuge in house for a week, Palestinian media says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Data predicted equal Jewish, Arab population in Israel and territories by 2016.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Washington also strongly opposed Tuesday's failed bid at the UN Security Council.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Palestinians still have many hoops to jump through before Israelis will be seen in the dock at the Hague.
Islamist group reiterates opposition to draft statehood resolution; slams PA for "another failure added to the choice of compromise" with Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
No injuries reported; police also find the word "revenge" spray-painted in Hebrew on outside walls of the home.
PLO envoys says Palestinian leadership set to convene emergency meeting on next steps after UNSC rejected draft statehood resolution.
Israel responds to draft Palestinian statehood resolution that failed to pass UN Security Council vote on Tuesday.
By HERB KEINON,JPOST.COM STAFF
Foreign minister, intelligence minister respond to draft Palestinian statehood resolution that failed to pass UN Security Council vote.
There were eight votes in favor, two votes against and five abstentions. Australia joined the United States in voting against the measure.
Palestinian reports say that a 17-year-old boy was in serious condition and another youth's condition was unknown following the incident. The army said it is investigating the incident.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JERUSALEM POST STAFF
PM's remarks come during meeting with Indiana Governor Mike Pence, ahead of presentation to the UN Security Council of a Palestinian resolution calling for full IDF withdrawal to pre-1967 lines.
Knesset speaker cautions about complacency in Likud primary.
By GIL HOFFMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Erekat: Proposal is being made on behalf of Palestinians and Arab countries.
"The world is on our side," says PA president; only 9 countries opposed Palestinian statehood bid at the UN General Assembly in 2012, notes Abbas.
"A strong Turkey means a strong Jerusalem and Palestine," Mashaal says.
Baby in serious but stable condition, doctors say.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Erekat said that the draft resolution has been altered and amended. The final draft has yet to be released for public consumption.
The suspect is now in IDF custody.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Out of total desperation given the near-zero chance of gaining UN Security Council approval of a draft mandating an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank, Abbas has now turned to Russia.
By SHLOMO SHAMIR/MAARIV ONLINE
Security forces at West Bank checkpoint uncover a number of pipe bombs in possession of the suspects.
COGAT approved the plant, which will compete with an already-existing Pepsi plant, before the summer war with Gaza.
By NIV ELIS
Barghouti accuses Abbas of making unjustified concessions on rights, calls for significant revision, Malki: Amendments are being made.
Meanwhile, the IDF arrested eight Palestinian security suspects across the West Bank overnight.
Security forces conducting searches for remains of projectile in third such attack since summer war with Hamas.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The PA leader’s actions over the last few months – indeed, over the last few days – indicate that he is interested in keeping Netanyahu well-ensconced in power.
With France, Jordan and Russia seeking to influence the process, the US finds itself balancing the priorities of several other actors when considering a Palestinian state bid.
Sources say Jordan's Dina Kawar had to "practically be shoved out the door" in order to file the Palestinian draft.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
Palestinian media reports attribute incitement to supporters of former senior Fatah official Muhammad Dahlan, who Abbas ousted from the movement in 2011.
Duvdevan undercover elite unit had entered Kalandiya to arrest a wanted security suspect.
US official says Palestinian draft might "not [be] the way we would look at handling a very complicated security negotiation."
Security coordination between the PA and Israel has been a critical factor in maintaining calm in the West Bank.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Alleged Palestinian attacked a six-person family with acid near Bethlehem; suspect neutralized.
The film, compiled for an internal IDF intelligence inquiry, shows a significantly longer battle than version presented to the public.
French Senate narrowly recommends recognizing 'Palestine;' Denmark likely to be first European country to buck trend.
Foreign minister accuses Palestinians of exerting "baseless" charges of Israeli responsibility for Ziad Abu Ein's death to "exacerbate the conflict."
An autopsy is expected to determine whether Ziad Abu Ein's death was the result of a heart attack or of IDF violence; PA leadership still could suspend security coordination with Israel.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Study runs contrary to widely held belief that punitive house demolitions do not dissuade would-be terrorists.
In second day of first US trial against PA, plaintiffs call expert on IDF court system.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,FRANK G. RUNYEON
Three-day conference involved group that hosted a speaker calling for the end of Jewry and claimed that “Zionists are racists.”
Netanyahu says withdrawing settlers at the moment is not practical.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Israeli Agriculture Ministry meet with Palestinian counterparts for information exchange regarding ongoing avian flu cases.
By SHARON UDASIN
"PA does not yet constitute a state and is therefore not eligible to accede to the Rome Statute," Obama tells Netanyahu.
Palestinians pursue Israelis for alleged Gaza war crimes, settlement activity, Jerusalem may file counter suits.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF,LAHAV HARKOV
Indictments filed in Judea Military Court over terror incidents in early December and mid-November.
PM slams moves in Geneva, Luxembourg, Strasbourg, as focus on Palestinian statehood turns to New York.
FM rejects Swedish FM Margot Wallström's request to convene in Jerusalem during upcoming visit to Israel in January.
The charge is one of the most serious in recent memory against a soldier or border policeman for the killing of a Palestinian while acting in the line of duty, and could lead to serious jail time.
Vietnamese want to learn the Israeli ‘secret sauce’ of technology-intensive entrepreneurship.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
European news outlets recap last year’s events in the Middle East, and give their predictions for the coming year.
By ANDREAS BERGGREN
Gush Etzion’s residents grapple with future hopes and present realities.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
Hamas permits rare demonstration by activists from rival fundamentalist Salafi movement.
Demonstrators express solidarity with French people in light of deadly attacks.
Fearing further destabilization, Libya imposes indefinite ban on entry of suspected nationals.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Two Palestinians and 2 Israelis charged with colluding to dig up buried gold from Roman-Byzantine period.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Sheikh Khaled al-Maghrabi said that for a woman to have an Internet account that is blocked with a password unknown to her husband constitutes a violation of Islamic law.
Of total sum, only $100 million or so has been received, according to UN and other officials.
The Palestinians aren’t going to change their policy or rescind the statehood bid at the Security Council on the basis of the results of Israeli elections.
The United States, which has a veto at the Security Council, has already indicated it finds the timeline in the Palestinian proposal unacceptable.
Former intelligence and special ops officer Ron Tira: "Israel needs a policy that is based on what is achievable, not one dictated by any particular ideology."
Security forces investigating whether incident was an attempted terror attack or an accident; police increase presence in capital amid tensions over PA minister's death.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,BEN HARTMAN
Egyptian, Jordanian leaders call to remove obstacles standing in the way of renewing the peace process, and work toward a two-state solution.
MEMRI translates clips from Palestinian media showing incitement aimed at children.
She did not visit Israel during her time in the region.
By JORDYN SCHWERSKY
Mr. Baskin has the audacity to say it is about time that Israel try and speak to its neighbors - Isaac (Buji) Herzog is the one to do it!
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
One of the most serious accusations against Israel’s presence in Judea and Samaria is that Israel systematically steals or “seizes” private Palestinian land.
By MOSHE DANN
If UNRWA chose to operate according to UNHCR principles which protect the rights of refugees to be resettled, the plight of Palestinian refugees from the 1948 war would have been addressed, long ago.
By DAVID BEDEIN
But while Israel is in the midst of election season, Hamas and Fatah have failed to settle their differences and embark on the democratic process of choosing a political leadership.
By JPost Editorial
Deputy Knesset speaker: Israel is living on borrowed time.
By NACHMAN SHAI
Fret not over vacuous resolutions that ceremoniously pronounce upon Palestinian political rights.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
UNRWA spokesman in op-ed says body welcomes legitimate discussions, as well as critical reviews, with stakeholders, including members of the media – such as 'The Jerusalem Post.'
By CHRIS GUNNESS
Since Ehud Barak’s short, tumultuous rule in the late 1990s, Israel has had one Likud prime minister after another.
By ADI BEN-YEHEZKEL
Palestinian journalists say that Abbas gives a lot of thought to the legacy he will leave - will it be violence or stability, terrorism or peace?
For all the self-righteous doubletalk from Europe about a peace that will serve both sides, what they are promoting by their actions is the exterminationist agenda of the Palestinian leadership.
By KENNETH LEVIN