10.25.2016 | 23 Tishri, 5777
‘Premature’ report that Israel will reopen Alexandria consulate sparks anger
Liberman: Israel doesn't want a Gaza war but would 'destroy' Hamas
Hamas operative killed in tunnel collapse for the second time this week
Red alert rocket siren sounds in southern Israel, IAF strikes in response
Beersheba moves top after Maccabi TA loses to Maccabi Haifa
Edelstein stunningly sacked by Maccabi TA
The fascinating path to ‘Finding Babel’
Woman killed in suspected West Bank robbery
Italy to push European countries to oppose UNESCO votes on Jerusalem
Putin reaffirms Israel-Russia ties
Coalition head aims to remove B’Tselem head's citizenship
Israel Allies Foundation brings together 23 MPs to condemn UNESCO decision
‘Israel is on every cake I present’
A Jew grows in Tel Aviv
Hapoel Tel Aviv overcomes Hapoel Haifa
Hapoel Jerusalem drops 1st game to Gilboa/Galil, Maccabi Tel Aviv triumphs
Finding biological data sets to stifle bacterial growth
Anxiety disorder can be an opportunity
A higher authority: The rabbinical answer to medical marijuana
Quick thinking saves infant from black widow spider
Israel, Turkey to open dialogue about natural gas export
Israel to boost solar energy production
Antiquities Authority building National Campus for the Archeology of Israel
Inspections show pollution violations at five Haifa Bay factories
A new year and a new cycle of world travel
October 25, 2016: Readers weigh in on Trump vs Clinton
‘No judgment and no judge’
Bitan and democracy
Jpost on the frontline: Inside the US-led coalition helping destroy ISIS in Mosul
Abbas ousts parliamentarian from Fatah
Hezbollah to vote for ally in Presidential election in Lebanon
Analysis: Which Iraq will triumph in Mosul?
Iran claims to have intel on Israeli-Saudi plot to stir unrest in country
Two American citizens sentenced by Iran to 10 years in jail
Just the facts: Iran's uranium enrichment and its nuclear potential
Report: Mobile phone service approved between Iran and US
JPost on the frontline: Iraqi army retakes Christian towns as Mosul battle rages
Sinai: 150 ISIS militants wounded, killed in Egyptian air strikes
Hundreds near Mosul sent to hospital after sulfur plant set alight
In time for choosing, Jewish GOP donors resolve to sit out White House race
Inscribing words with deeds
The unbelievable tales of smuggled Torah scrolls that survived incredible journeys
Brooklyn congregation dedicates sukkah to refugees
‘Tell us how you made Israel’
Mashav: Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation
innovation:africa, Israeli innovations saving lives in Africa
Trump's son says he will accept "fair" US election
Jewish Americans have a moral imperative to oppose Trump, Bill Clinton says
Iran's president says US election offers only bad or worse choice
American Israelis casting their ballots for Trump
US State Dept official 'pressured' FBI to declassify Clinton email -FBI documents
Peres was a man of psalms, Clinton says
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Exclusive: Jerusalem Trump rally morphs into closed event aimed at US Christians
The UN, Israel's Gal Gadot and Wonder Woman: What do they have in common?
Grapevine: Thousands come to meet the president
Jerusalem Grapevine: Erev Yom Kippur bedlam
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Malaysia to ban 'hot dogs' for sounding unislamic
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Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A formula for nation building
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This week in Jerusalem
They’re in it for the dream
City Notes: Bridge on the beach
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JNF USA 2016 National Conference in NY: ‘One of the Most Successful Ever’
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International Cleanup Day in Israel 2016 Launched in Afula
From Copenhagen to the Casuarina Circle at Ilanot
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
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Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
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
ICC prosecutors to visit region from Wednesday through October 15.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Palestinians express mixed reactions on the passing of Israel's ninth president, who won the Nobel Peace Prize alongside Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin in 1994.
By ADAM RASGON,REUTERS
Facebook, in cooperation with the Israeli government, has disabled a number of Palestinian accounts that it said “promote violence.”
By ADAM RASGON
PA president in UNGA speech says will seek UN motion against "the terror of the settlers against the Palestinian people."
It was with disappointment and disgust, that I read that the Palestinian Scout Association, a World Organization of the Scout Movement member, named its leadership- training course after a terrorist.
By YAKIR FELDMAN
US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro notes that in the remainder of Obama's term "there's still time to make progress - in the right direction," toward a two-state solution.
Abbas's comments come after a violent weekend that saw six attacks within a 48-hour period in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
Palestinian leadership and civil society reflect on Peres in light of the former president's deteriorating health.
Palestinians, including many PA officials, have long criticized Israel for detaining suspects for extended periods of time without issuing an indictment.
Announced plan comes day after Israel’s Higher Planing Council for Judea and Samaria debated plans with regard to 463 settler housing units.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Soldier being questioned two days after he fired on unarmed man who he said was running suspiciously toward a checkpoint.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
A witness in the Hebron shooting incident described how the body should not have been moved without being checked by a bomb expert, proper procedures were not followed.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YONAH JEREMY BOB
The killing of Halawa has elicited a wide range of responses from Palestinian officials.
New poll indicates both Israelis and Palestinians support two-state solution, but oppose peace deal based on previous negotiations.
Kayed, a member of the PFLP, was arrested in 2002 and placed on administrative detention in June after serving a sentence of more than 14 years.
In a contentious conversation with the ‘Post’ during their recent visit to Israel, Black Lives Matter activists maintain that their cause is intertwined with the Palestinian one.
By NOA AMOUYAL
“The Israeli society that I encountered embraces a culture of peace, has accomplishments it wants to (protect), wants coexistence, and wants peace,” says Abd al-Mujid al-Hakim.
Palestinian Authority urges Arab League to help prepare legal file against UK government over nearly 100-year-old letter.
By ADAM RASGON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Jerusalem Municipality decides to advance 770 new Jewish homes in its Gilo neighborhood, which is located over the Green Line.
Dahlan, born in 1961 in the Khan Younis refugee camp, first rose to the top of the Palestinian leadership when Yasser Arafat appointed him as chief of security in 1995.
While the Palestinian leadership has achieved some successes, such as kick-starting the French initiative, more recently it has experienced a number of setbacks with its international partners.
Abbas addresses 54-member state body during its 27th-annual summit in Kigali, Rwanada.
Prime minister says visit shows relations changing for better.
By HERB KEINON
"The horrifying murder of an innocent child in her bed sheds light on the bloodlust and lack of humanity displayed by the terrorists we are facing, brainwashed by incitement," PM states.
US Sen. Dan Coats (R-Indiana) says he is optimistic that the House will adopt his new language for next year's State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Anonymous Hamas official said that an important meeting between Hamas delegation and the Turkish intelligence regarding a possible prisoner deal took place several weeks ago.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
PLO issues statement of retraction after the PA president made the unsubstantiated charge in an address Thursday to the European Parliament.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Due to the Ramadan holiday, Israel has increased the water flow to Palestinians at night, when the usage is particularly high after the fast.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
The Civil Administration tells Knesset committee that Israel doesn’t have exact figures for the number of Palestinians living in the West Bank.
COGAT will enable Gazans to visit relatives in Israel and the West Bank. They will be authorized to pray at the Temple Mount, and attend a number of Ramadan religious events, the statement said.
“A peaceful settlement in Palestine can transform Palestine into a gate for democracy,” says Hamdallah.
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.
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.
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.
Making sense of the efficacy of new anti-BDS initiatives is a challenge, though, because the boycott movement adapts, as does a virus.
The woman was told that her Muslim dress had 'injured the neutrality' of her workplace. She was fired after just one day of her six-week internship.
The claims that Google deleted 'Palestine' from their maps appear to be far from the truth.
Hassan Haneidiq was allowed to travel to Hebron for his championship match.
Guard suspected of taking part in terrorist activities; no further details on suspicions available
“If enough of us raise our voices” then “we could push FIFA to hold the Israeli Football Association accountable,” the petition stated.
"There is a historic opportunity to push for a strategic rapprochement with Arab countries who oppose Iran and have common interests with Israel," according to the Netanyahu source.
'We understand the Israeli government's desire to protect its citizens after this kind of terror attack, we just hope that any measures that Israel takes would be designed to not escalate tensions.'
Prosecutors charges that Azaria has repeatedly changed his accounts of the incident.
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
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
What does it mean for the Palestinian museum to stand empty?
By MAX SCHINDLER
Muhannad Karajeh, a human rights lawyer, says he was beaten by Fatah officer
Gaza court convicts local woman of premeditated murder of husband.
On September 8 the Palestinian High Court suspended local elections that were to be held across the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Remarks come day after US designated former Hamas interior minister Fathi Hammad as an international terrorist.
The elections were supposed to take place in 416 locales on October 8, but have been suspended until an undetermined date.
Both the Palestinian Authority and Hamas have been accused of the abuses.
By KATIE BEITER / THE MEDIA LINE
Kanaan, a Middle Eastern eatery in the hip Prenzlauer Berg district, is winning Germans' hearts, minds and stomachs.
"This is not about politics this is not religious, this is pure human ethics.”
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Most of the Palestinians are relatives of “those who have been martyred,” said the report.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Group that has received US backing says is investigating incident perpetrated by activists identified as a member of the group.
Abdullah is a role model to her brother and fellow classmates. Since a very young age, she has independently organized her personal schedule and allocated a number of hours daily to study.
A number of tunnels have collapsed on Palestinian tunnel workers in the past year, leading to their deaths. The exact reasons for the collapse of the tunnels remains unclear.
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.
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.
Pro-BDS Pink Floyd rocker and Palestinian writer call it quits.
Israel’s official narrative whenever its security officials’ use of force is questioned always starts as one of total justification.
By BRIAN E. FRYDENBORG
The point I was trying to make last week was not that we are evil, but that we are not saints, that our hands are not always clean, and that it is high time that we stopped denying these facts.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
"The idea that the Arab states like Saudi Arabia will embrace an Israel that builds a cage around Palestine is ignorant and deceitful."
By GERSHON BASKIN
Netanyahu’s statement flummoxed the administration because no Israeli leader has ever stated the obvious bigotry of the US position regarding the so-called settlements so pointedly.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
For Fatah, it was not Hamas’ popularity that had it worried but rather its own declining position; the two aren’t mutually inclusive. In fact, most polls show Fatah maintaining an overall edge.
By OWEN KIRBY
Netanyahu’s basic argument – that the Palestinian demand to uproot Jewish settlements reveals bigotry and intolerance – has been made by this paper in the past.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Daily interactions are not only inevitable, but potentially rewarding and mutually beneficial. If Palestinians and Israelis can do business together and interact on a daily basis.
Such remarks reflect Abbas’s true attitude toward a peace settlement with Israel. It is the latest escalation of the incitement of terrorism that has become a trademark of his rule, now in the eleventh year of a four-year term.
I am not without sympathy for the displaced Arab settlers that the West has made into Palestinians.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
PLO's Erekat slams GOP presidential contender over remarks made during Netanyahu meeting Sunday about recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's united capital.
GOP might be due to assert more support for Israeli settlements, and possibly reject all together the idea of a two-state solution, says David Friedman.