Israel eager to put rift with Obama over Iran deal in past, Netanyahu says
Pressure grows on Netanyahu to act with 'iron fist' in light of Palestinian terror onslaught
Netanyahu says Israel's relationship with Russia is good
Netanyahu attacked by right-wing flank for 'not doing enough' against terror
A zest for life
A female prism on the Torah
Tel Aviv’s historic Great Synagogue has its eyes set on the future
Spotlight: Injured IDF officer Ziv Shilon goes the distance in inspirational Berlin marathon
Mac TA aims to cap perfect preseason in MSG finale
Mac TA back in first place, Mac Haifa finally off the mark
Maccabi Tel Aviv ready for Milano tests in Chicago, New York
The plight of agunot: The pen vs the chains
Al Jazeera apologizes for Jerusalem terror attack tweet
Former British MP George Galloway expresses support for third intifada
Rivlin: Terrorists will not harm our way of life
Analysis: The dramatic rise of 'grassroots' terror in Jerusalem and the West Bank
Erekat: Recent outbreak in violence reminiscent of second intifada's early days
British Conservatives want to block local councils from BDS activity
Jewish groups welcome announcement by Timmerman of EU anti-Semitism ‘czar’
Bill Clinton pays tribute to Anne Frank
FBI destroys evidence linked to Medicare fraud among Orthodox Jewish community in New York
Criminal complaint filed against German Mayor for anti-Israel and anti-Jewish hate
US measure for Iran victims to get paid before sanctions waived inspired by Shurat Hadin
Analysis: The best reason for Iran deal? The West will learn where to drop bombs
Iranians launch ‘Sorry Syria’ campaign to apologize for Iranian jingoism
Obama and Zarif shake hands in New York, marking first such handshake in 30 years
WATCH: Russian warplanes bomb ISIS targets in Syria
'Russia can't claim to fight ISIS terror, while supporting Assad's terror'
Trump backs Russia, Iran efforts to fight ISIS
Only Assad truly fighting Islamic State, Putin says
Trump: Middle East would be more stable if Saddam, Gaddafi still in power
Assad says Russian-Iranian campaign in Syria will decide fate of Middle East
British PM Cameron slams Russia for 'backing the butcher Assad'
Health scan: Israeli physicians slowly warming to medical marijuana
Global space community to reach for the stars
Mazel Tov! Hebrew University places first in Israel in another school ranking
Beersheba students win top prize in Boston’s Genetically Engineered Machine Competition
Ness Ziona residents threaten to sue Rehovot for raw sewage flow
Burgeoning alternative fuel firms in Israel grow fivefold in less than three years
IN PICTURES: 1,500 eagles pass over Israel on migration route
Green group demands swift action after sewage pollutes river, kills fish
Brewery producing craft beer made from Boston river water taps Israeli tech
El Al wins first place prize for startup program
Israel steady at 27th in WEF Competitiveness Index, ranks 3rd for innovation
Qatar, UAE lead Israel in broadband
GLOBAL AGENDA: Junk train wreck
Breaking the Torah for Torah’s sake
Women and the changing customs of Simhat Torah
IBA English News’s departing chief reflects on 25 years behind and in front of the camera
‘A win-win situation’
Unpublished tour guide stories: Escapades in Acre
Israel, the Jews and the European refugee crisis
Candidly Speaking: Jews, Islamophobia and compassion for refugees
Everyone is 'fighting Islamic State' – and they’re all lying
Letters to the Editor: October 4, 2015
Who is a hero?
The diplomacy profession
Coexistence in a cone
2016 Budget: Not just numbers
Voice in service
Working for Hitler
Armed with a sense of humor
Jaunt through Mount Zion
Serving Israel with love
Down to earth- At the Castel Museum
Life in a bell jar
Grapevine: My MK
Living in a shoebox
Rhythmic gymnastics on the rise
Shalev Ad-El lights up
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: גַן נָעוּל
הַמֵיטָב שֶל אֲרִיאֵל זִילְבֶּר
יָבוֹא גְדִי זָהָב
נְמַל חֵיפָה זָכָה בַּמָקוֹם הָרִאשוֹן
Building health in Rwanda
‘The Sabbath is on Saturday not Sunday’
Born to dance
Took a Hike
Classes for LGBT People Who Explore Converting to Judaism Open in Los Angeles
Silence is, sometimes, Golden
Teaching Biblical Hebrew
Inauguration of the Masonic Forest Square in Jerusalem
Free Schach Distribution in KKL-JNF Forests
Remembering the Victims of 9/11
600 Holocaust Survivors Enjoy Touring with KKL-JNF
greenXchange at EXPO Milano
First Tree after Shmita Year Planted by Bavarian Agriculture Minister
Prime Minister of Lithuania Plants Tree in Jerusalem
KKL-JNF International Expo Mission to Milan
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Melinda and Chelsea: The Inspiring Story of Aliyah Across the Ages
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Why People Love Volunteering in Israel
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
Where Are They Now? The Olim of the July 2014 Charter Flight
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Spotted on Social: Moshe Somers’ Activity List
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
WATCH: Highlights of 221 Olim Landing on the July 2015 Charter Flight
“WATCH: Highlights of 232 Olim Landing on the August 2015 Charter Flight”
Make yourself at home… in Israel
10.04.2015 | 21 Tishri, 5776
Hotovely remarks on convening last week in Amman between Interior Minister Shalom and PLO chief negotiator Erekat.
By GIL HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Chief PLO negotiator says he does not expect long-frozen negotiation to resume in the near future.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Dennis Ross says Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton would be more sensitive to conflict.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Silvan Shalom to be in charge of peace process with Palestinians.
Samantha Powers says critically important for leaders to "reengage in efforts to achieve peace."
A look at the parties' positions on how to solve the Palestinian issue.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Kerry wants more talks; Abbas wants "Palestine" without peace; Netanyahu says "Arab world first." Six months after breakdown of negotiations, everyone is grasping at straws.
By HERB KEINON
IDF commander gives rare interview to ‘Post’ about his undercover unit active throughout the West Bank; battalion will help deal with terror threats.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
US leaders still hopeful that peace can be achieved in the Mideast, despite speculation that America has pulled back, refocused energies elsewhere.
US secretary of state says Jerusalem's wait-and-see approach to formation of Palestinian reconciliation government is "appropriate."
Bayit Yehudi MK says that the PM agreed to Indyk's appointment as special envoy to the talks only because Kerry asked.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
US envoy details breakdown in negotiations between Israel, PA; government
official claims US mediator was aware of plans for settlement construction.
By MICHAEL WILNER,TOVAH LAZAROFF
America's envoy to the Middle East peace process warned against the blame game as strategically treacherous for both Israel and the Palestinians.
By MICHAEL WILNER
World Jewish Congress says: "The American government gets it...Abbas couldn't have done more to destroy peace process.”
By SAM SOKOL
Bennett says unity deal has turned PA into "largest terrorist organization in the world, 20 minutes from Tel Aviv.”
By LAHAV HARKOV,SAM SOKOL,GIL HOFFMAN
FM: Despite struggles in Ukraine and Syria, Europe’s
foreign policy chief talks about ‘real danger to world peace’
EU foreign policy chief slams Israeli moves as "not conducive" to climate needed for peace talks; condemns Monday's fatal shooting of Israeli man in West Bank; calls on sides to exert restraint from undermining diplomacy.
After one-day delay in process, US envoy Indyk traveling back to region as sides seek to pave way to extend talks.
By HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Bayit Yehudi chief threatens to bolt coalition if Netanyahu agrees to free Israeli Arabs in prisoner release.
Foreign minister likens Palestinian request to join more than two dozen international treaties to Arafat balking at Camp David in 2002, Abbas not signing deal at Annapolis Conference in 2008.
Officials from both sides convene meeting without presence of US mediators in latest push to overcome impasse in talks.
Gov't official says purpose of responsive Israeli moves is to show Palestinians that "continued rejectionism will harm their interests."
Meretz chairwoman chides Netanyahu, Bennett, Liberman and Lapid, likening them to alternate take on Haggada's 4 sons.
Guardian state of conventions says accepts Abbas's application to treaties on conduct of war.
In meeting with Kerry, Liberman says Israel is "ready to sacrifice a lot" for comprehensive deal with Palestinians.
Opposition lawmakers say measure will only damage country, while Bayit Yehudi politicians bolster Netanyahu’s actions.
By LAHAV HARKOV
League says US has relevant role in advancing peace process; Abbas calls emergency meeting with Arab foreign ministers.
Labor’s Herzog calls for new elections or alternative government with Hatnua, Yesh Atid.
Netanyahu, speaking at the weekly cabinet meeting, said that while Israel was desirous of peace, it would not seek an agreement 'at any price.'
Israel Law Center preparing indictment against Abbas for financing Hamas, terrorists.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Responding to comments made by chief Israeli negotiator Livni, Palestinians reject Israeli call for concessions in exchange for prisoner release; PA blames Jerusalem for current stalemate in peace process.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Chief Israeli negotiator says she intends to continue "struggle" to reach agreement with the Palestinians.
Chief PLO negotiator Erekat says Palestinians not seeking to undermine American efforts in Mideast diplomacy; State Department says sides still at negotiating table despite apparent lack of direction.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
American mediator for Israeli-Palestinian peace process to extend latest US bid to salvage floundering talks in meeting with chief PA negotiator Saeb Eerkat on Friday evening.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Fatah official says failure to release Palestinian prisoners would be "slap in the face" of Washington and American diplomatic efforts.
Deputy Defense Minister responds to Fatah Fatah official who said failure to release Palestinian prisoners on Saturday was "slap in the face" of Washington and American diplomatic efforts.
State Department responds to Army Radio report that imprisoned Israeli spy will be release in exchange for extended peace talks.
Economy minister urges Israeli government to "stop begging" Palestinians to continue diplomatic process.
Israel to allegedly free 14 Arab-Israelis under terms of 3-way compromise that also obligates Palestinian participation in talks through end of 2014, Army Radio reports.
Attendees plan to present letter that will be brought to Arab Summit, calling for Arab countries to reaffirm support for initiative.
Israel Prison Service responds that Palestinian report not official; terror victims group requests clarification from Livni.
By YASSER OKBI,JPOST.COM STAFF
Economy minister says Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are at a standstill making questionable the release expected at end of March.
Deputy FM Ze'ev Elkin says easier for int'l community to pressure Israel rather than Palestinians.
PM to urge Cameron to pressure Palestinians to show more flexibility; Kerry considers final prisoner release to be a barometer on progress of talks.
By HERB KEINON,MICHAEL WILNER
Council ministers endorse PA President Abbas's rejection of Netanyahu's requirement for peace.
PM sits down with Israeli media for first time in over a year; addresses peace process, settlement evacuation, vowing "I won't abandon anyone."
Si le dossier israélo-palestinien n’a pas été un sujet de fond de la campagne électorale, il risque de revenir sur le devant de la scène dès le lendemain du scrutin
Sanctions contre Israël, votes de soutien à la création d’un Etat palestinien… L’Europe souhaite la reprise du processus de paix et s’impatiente…
By JOSEPHA BOUGNON
What are Palestinians’ options if the present talks reach an impasse?; in exclusive interview, senior Fatah leader Gen. Jibril Rajoub says that "all the options are on the table" – including violence.
By Mati WAGNER
The ‘Magazine’ engages in Part II of a conversation with Washington-based
public policy scholar Aaron David Miller – on Iran, Israel and the Palestinians.
By ERIC R. MANDEL
88 US lawmakers send letter of "grave concern" to White House, warning that the new PA unity effort might "jeopardize direct negotiations with Israel to achieve a two-state solution."
Among the topics of discussion will be the talks between Israel and Palestinians, which France is proposing to renew in the UN with a firm timetable.
The government remains committed to building settlements rather than peace.
By YARIV OPPENHEIMER
For years Israel and the Palestinians have been in negotiations towards a two-state solution; two new books look at where the negotiations are going and whether the idea is still feasible.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Ahmed, Dara and Yovav are on a grassroots peace ‘trip.’
By Laura Kelly
Obama calls PA’s 'unhelpful step of rejoining talks with Hamas' as one of the things once-again halting negotiations.
Council in Ramallah set to review options in wake of Israel's suspension of peace talks over Hamas-Fatah reconciliation pact.
Veteran Fatah leader Fares says goal of Palestinian "struggle" is to establish independent state, not procure money from the world.
Statement of the Islamist party calls on the PA to end security coordination with Israel, end negotiations.
By YASSER OKBI
Ahead of meeting between Israeli, Palestinian negotiators, Fatah official accuses Israel of not pursing talks in good faith.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,MICHAEL WILNER,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Palestinian Authority Religious Affairs Minister Mahmoud al-Habbash, who left Hamas in 1994, discusses Jerusalem, Islamic approaches to peace and his vision of a peace deal with Israel.
Israeli president pays tribute to renowned Colombian witter and Nobel Laureate who prayed for Middle East peace.
‘We are teaching our children that Jewish blood is not sacred,’ says sister of murder victim whose three killers were freed in previous deals.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Israel has two choices: Either abandon the peace process or continue the slow death of trying to appease the very people holding the knife to its throat.
By CHARLES BYBELEZER
Even regarding such a small thing as a Peace Run, tolerance was not tolerated
by our Palestinian cousins.
By YARON DAMELIN
Recent disclosures relating to Kerry's initiative to facilitate a negotiated peace deal should be extremely troubling to those who believe a 2-state solution is Israel’s only means to maintain itself as a Jewish, democratic state.
By PETER A. JOSEPH
without major changes in the state’s policy and attitude toward them, Arab-Israelis will likely begin supporting their leaders’ demands to adopt radical alternative to Israel a a Jewish-majority state.
By BRENT E. SASLEY
Into the Fray: If a Palestinian state were established, the full weight of the horrors of the Arab world would come pressing down on Israel, from indefensible borders, infinitesimal distances from major population centers.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
If the UN Division on Palestinian Rights was really really serious about investing in peace, they'd direct $6m. funding to economic empowerment projects.
By DANIEL S. MARIASCHIN
Instead of just talking with 5 Israeli MKs in Ramallah about being “against violence,” Abbas should address all Israelis directly.
By Jerusalem Post Readers
No-one should doubt US Secretary of State John Kerry’s seriousness and dedication in attempting to bring Israeli-Palestinian peace.
By ALAN BAKER
It appears that the RIBA is flouting its own charter and turning itself into a racist NGO – a further symptom of the tragic moral decline of a once-great nation.
When someone who was one of Israel’s best known diplomats touts such silliness, it is difficult to know what is more disconcerting: Whether he actually believes what he is preaching, or whether he doesn’t.
Everyone is perfectly free to go into raptures over Obama but it’s a whole different opera when not-so-flattering opinions are sounded.
By SARAH HONIG
Is Netanyahu’s demand for Palestinian recognition of Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people essential to sealing a peace agreement or a poison pill to avoid one?
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
Opposition leader Isaac Herzog’s Knesset speech welcoming British Prime Minister David Cameron was not well researched.
In an unprecedented breach of diplomatic etiquette, President Obama once again sandbagged Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
By ISI LEIBLER