'A pure girl with a holy soul'
Meretz council members tour Silwan to denounce Israeli settlement growth
Netanyahu blames Abbas incitement for Jerusalem terror attack
Egypt border attack, injuring 2 IDF soldiers, launched by drug smugglers
Watch: Car drives into crowd at light railway station in capital
Coalition crisis ends with forming of committee
Netanyahu moves to tamp down new election momentum
At his birthday party Netanyahu says: Israel does not need new elections
Bayit Yehudi bill would allow Knesset to reverse High Court cancellation of bills
Doctors remove pen cap from boy's lung, warn of dangers of sucking on pen caps
Ministry uploads comparative data on health funds
MDA calls for blood donations after High Holidays shortage
Israel Cancer Association to kick off 'Knock on the Door fundraising campaign'
Five scientific balloons to launch simultaneously Wednesday in Israel, Europe
Tel Aviv U. launches fuel substitutes accelerator
US agency gives $1 million to boost Israeli Arabs in hi-tech
Israeli gas firm signs bid to sell natural gas to Egypt
Israel surely in 'front line' for climate refugees, says expert
Renée Zellweger responds to Twitter’s shock at her current appearance
Lord of the dance to play ‘Dangerous Games’ in Israel
Blue-and-white on the silver screen
Show Review: Cirque Eloize - Cirkopolis
IFA punishes Sakhnin with NIS 15K slap on wrist for honoring Bishara
Maccabi Tel Aviv poised for first real test at old nemesis CSKA
Another tight and tough loss for Jerusalem
Sinai Says: Sakhnin scandal exacerbated by Liberman’s senseless shenanigans
Pro-Israel German-language Jewish magazine launches
Jewish leaders alarmed by UKIP’s new European ally
Jewish leader compares eastern Ukraine to Gaza
Israeli youth now eligible for work permits in Australia
World Jewish Congress flips on Nazi pensions
Head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards: All of Israel within missile range
Clarification and correction
WATCH: Terrorist gloats as US weapons dropped for Kurds end up in hands of ISIS
WATCH: Hundreds take to streets in Iran to protest acid attacks against women
Rise in divorce in Iran linked to growing individualism among women
Entering a state of rest in Israel
A voice in the community?
The Islamic Republic and Islamic State
Settlements are a problem in the EU-Israel relationship
Guarantor of the natural world
The fierce estuary of memory
Crossroad to nowhere
This week in History: The Wye River land-for-peace agreement
US-led air strikes slow advance of Islamic State near Syrian border town
Arrivals: Archeologist uncovers motivation behind aliya
Book Review: Unfettered ambition
Grapevine: An age-old problem
The tribal route
Not lost in translation
Happy Eva After: Tom, get thee to the land of limits
A scroll for soldiers
Exiled – to Kfar Saba
Sacrificing for a dignified life on Earth: Israel, justice and human redemption
Shirt-fronting Putin can help eradicate Islamic State crisis
How the media helps perpetuate a high cost of living
The vote on Palestine: A very British compromise
A song for TISHREI: 'A good word'
סִימָנִים עַל הַחוֹל
פֶסְטִיבַל שֶקְסְפִּיר הַבֵּינְלְאוּמִי
Just a nice Jewish girl
The spirit moved them
Giving Schulhoff an airing
An untold story
Top 10 things to do
A healthy kosher option in Jerusalem
Feeling right at home
Un pied dans le monde du travail israélien
L’incendiaire de la mosquée al-Aqsa
« Tsahal sait très bien s’occuper de ses soldats »
« Avraham ouvrait sa porte à tous »
1909-1942 : onze femmes, un destin
Depuis 30 ans, Haïfa fait son cinéma
La fabuleuse histoire de Pitigliano
Ein Mata, l’un des secrets les mieux gardés de la vallée d’Eila
Netanyahou sort les griffes pour Jérusalem
Coalition américaine contre l’Etat islamique : quel rôle pour les pays arabes ?
Israël au pied du mur
Retour sur l’opération Bordure protectrice : décryptage de la situation moyen-orientale
Il est temps de changer de partenaire
David Azrieli, 1922-2014
Dimanche 13 juillet
Deux familles, une histoire
Une gauche en perte de repères
Bennett : le vent en poupe
Et tu choisiras la vie
Les rêves déçus de Gabi
Pope Paul VI, first pontiff to visit Israel, moves closer to sainthood
Dutch Christians boycott church over exhibit on Palestinian children
Christian Pastor warns Ebola is God's Punishment for Obama dividing Jerusalem
Evangelical support for Israel? Look to the east
Vatican promotes military force in to protect Christians from Islamic Extremism
Free Schach Distribution in Honor of Sukkot
Covenant of Brothers, Covenant of Life
Celebrating the New Year in KKL-JNF Parks and Forests
International Cleanup Day in Ashkelon
Central America Celebrates Independence at the Rabin Center
European Parliament Member Bastiaan Belder Tours the Negev
KKL-JNF Helps Chile Deal with the Gall Wasp Pest
KKL-JNF and Fair Planet in Ethiopia–Seeds of Hope
Cleanup Day Activities in Central Israel
International Cleanup Day: Cleaning Together in Northern Israel
Care of the Forests Continues Even in a Sabbatical Year
Nevatim Celebrates 60 Years and Dedicates a New Reservoir
A Successful Annual Fundraising Event for KKL Milan
Der Wienerwald in Israel - The Vienna Woods in Israel
AFTER DAYS OF WAR, GIVING KIDS A CHANCE TO BE KIDS
European Leadership Conference 2014 - Brussels, Belgium
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
10.23.2014 | 29 Tishri, 5775
PA president's decision came following reports that Palestinians have sold houses in Jerusalem’s Silwan neighborhood to Jews.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Rights group says 11-year-old boy suspected of throwing stones in West Bank city of Hebron is disabled.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Resolution would call on Israel to pull back to the pre-1967 lines.
Another measure being considered is to draw up a list of Israeli settlers who have been convicted of crimes and ban them from entering the EU, one official said.
Mayor of Akraba says locals are “shocked and frustrated by this incident,” which he blamed on “settlers who entered the village from the southwest.”
By BEN HARTMAN
David Burrowes is on a three-day trip of Israel and the West Bank organized by the Israel Allies Caucus.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Ban arrives in area for a two-day visit during which he will meet with Israeli and Palestinian leadership.
Yesh Din followed the investigation of 246 police files involving the uprooting, burning or damaging of trees in the West Bank between the years 2005 and 2014.
The Palhod Company has operated in a dizzying number of arenas in the last 100 days.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
New ban on dairy products is the result of a small technicality in EU legislation with regard to inspection.
Foreign Minister writes op-ed in mass-circulation Dagens Nyheter paper in response to Swedish PM's announcement that Sweden will recognize "Palestine."
By HERB KEINON
In 2005, as part of the disengagement plan, Israel destroyed 21 settlements in Gaza and another four in the Samaria region of the West Bank.
Palestinians living in the West Bank would be allowed unlimited travel to Israel for sightseeing and family visits over the holiday.
IDF's goal is to preserve its right to build the barrier in the area in the future, official tells the Post.
Regional Council says it believes the five buildings can be retroactively legalized even though they are on private Palestinian property.
Jerusalem publishes tenders for 283 homes in Elkana settlement.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Lands Authority first published tenders for the new homes West Bank settlement of Elkana in November of 2013.
EU releases statement slamming Israel for choosing "this delicate moment" to make announcement, says it won't recognize "any changes to pre-1967 borders."
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF,GIL HOFFMAN
Britian says move that opens door for settlers to advance plans to build a 5th city in the West Bank "will do serious damage to Israel's standing in the international community."
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Army says deceased was among group of three throwing firebombs, stones at cars near Hebron; says has ordered investigation of incident.
George Galloway declared his constituency an "Israeli free zone" to protest Israel's offensive.
By JERRY LEWIS
ZOA writes to Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent to protest against the repeated blocking of Israeli vessels by pro-Palestinian protesters in the California port city.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
In all three cases, the councils placed modular homes on state land in what they hope will become neighborhoods of the three settlements.
France issues similar warning last week, and Germany, Britain and the Netherlands did so earlier.
Some 30 to 40 settlers pitch tents on a hilltop in the E1 area of the West Bank settlement of Ma’aleh Adumim.
Spain and Italy joined EU countries warning citizens against investment in Israeli settlements in the West Bank, eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JTA
European Union ambassador's warns of more business advisories with settlements after Spain, Italy issue such warnings.
In an unprecedented move, the state has agreed to compensate six Palestinian landowners because it failed to protect their private property.
Bayit Yehudi leader makes remarks outside of Makor Chaim Yeshiva in Kfar Etzion where two of the three kidnapped teens study.
PM holds first conversation with Abbas since the kidnapping; Abbas condemns kidnapping and Israeli security response.
La Maison-Blanche n’a pas mâché ses mots dans sa critique des constructions de Guivat Hamatos et des installations de Juifs à Silwan. Et Netanyahou n’a pas hésité à riposter sous les feux de la rampe
L’annexion des implantations au cœur des débats. Partisans et détracteurs s’affrontent
That – not settlements or Jerusalem – is Palestinians’ top priority, a new poll shows.
By EVELYN GORDON
Moshe Moshkowitz recalls the journey he took to contributing to the creation of 10 communities across the country.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
Beset by domestic problems it can’t solve, Sweden’s young minority government fled to a distant conflict it is in no position to affect.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
The White House used extremely tough language to slam Israeli building advances in Silwan and Givat Hamatos. But Netanyahu didn’t recoil from a very public spat. Why?
The PLO ambassador to the US Maen Rashid Areikat, calls for the involvement of the UN and the international community, in order to arrive at a formula that would be supported by the entire world.
By ABDULLAH H. ERAKAT/THE MEDIA LINE
The recommendation has nothing to do with escalating conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, the Belgian Economics Ministry says.
Construction and Housing Minister Uri Ariel accuses PM of giving terrorists a prize by limiting construction for Jews over pre-1967 armistice line.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Israel summons Swedish ambassador, Carl Magnus Nesser, to protest the remarks of the newly elected Social Democratic prime minister made in his inaugural address to parliament.
Housing Minister Uri Ariel is determined to continue building in West Bank despite international pressure and says economic incentives will help the Palestinians much more than construction freezes.
“The event described is an extreme manifestation of hypocrisy and absurdity," statement from West Bank university reads.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Netanyahu promises to return the issue to government before implantation of any construction plan for the Battir section of the barrier.
Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon takes step on West Bank settlement yeshiva after initially commandeering building in April.
EU ambassador Lars Faaborg-Andersen says sanctions against Israel were not on the agenda now.
Adva Center study finds that settlement municipalities were recipients of higher government grants for services such as education and welfare from 1991-2012.
It is safe to assume that Netanyahu understands that declaring 400 hectares in Gush Etzion as state land is not exactly going to win Israel any points abroad.
New deadline for ban, which was to have gone into effect on September 1, has yet to be determined but is expected to be set soon.
Central Bureau of Statistics says work began on 1,807 settler homes through June 2013, compared with 507 in same period this year.
Palestinian Authority condemns decision; Israel says move does not prevent reaching two-state solution.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Opposition claims Lapid, Slomiansky struck deal where money for settlements traded in exchange for Bayit Yehudi support for Zero VAT Bill.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Sharon’s disengagement plan was perhaps the most deceitful, manipulative and shameful move by any Israeli leader.
By ISRAEL HAREL
The kibbutz overlooks Bethlehem – only four kilometers away – and has a stunning panorama of the Old City.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Israel grants officials permits to cross through the Erez terminal in northern Gaza, Ma'an reports.
According to Palestinian media, results of forensic exam indicate IDF forces are responsible for killing Nadim Nuwara during anti-Israel riots.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
The Israeli military says its forces fired only rubber-coated bullets that day and that it is investigating.
Palestinian Center for Policy and Research also finds that majority of Palestinians believe Fatah-Hamas unity does not close door on talks.
Man shot while standing at junction by terrorist in passing vehicle; in separate incident IDF kills rioting Palestinian.
Eye witness claims boy was forced into car in Givat Ze’ev, near capital; police said to have received multiple similar false reports over last 2 weeks.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Officer has been suspended for a minimum of 15 days pending a special hearing at which the ministry will make decision.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Boycotts have surfaced mainly in the humanities but there is concern that the phenomenon will spread to encompass the sciences.
Autopsy, carried out by Israeli doctors in Tel Aviv, finds that Muhammad Abu Khdeir's burns covered 90 percent of his body.
Chief Rabbi David Lau speaks out against calls for revenge, says it goes against Judaism in terms of morality, values, and Jewish law.
By JEREMY SHARON
Estates of the victims have not yet asked the state for voluntary damages from the state "beyond the requirement of the law."
Cabinet’s approval of the two measures came as members of the Jewish Agency’s Board of Governors gathered in Jerusalem.
By SAM SOKOL
Iris and Ori Yifrach face media with emotional address to their son; "Our hearts are torn and broken but we believe you will return home healthy and unharmed," mother says.
Naftali Frankel's mother Rachel in first address to the media says she is "optimistic that God will see the combined effort of solidarity and prayer, and embrace the boys."
Prayer services held at some 700 religious schools; Lau leads prayer at West Bank yeshiva of two of the missing teens.
The town of 430 families united with Frankel family praying all through Shabbat; Naftali Frankel described as "a normal youngster" who is athletic, loves soccer.
The hashtag #BringBackOurBoys has gone viral, receiving up to 2,800 tweets per hour according to hashtag.org, a media analytics website.
By SARAH GRUEN
A team of civilian volunteers found one body before alerting security forces, who then uncovered the other two.
"We ask that Jews in Israel and the Diaspora continue to show their care and concern for the boys and their families, and keep hope alive.”
Security sources said last week that Mashaal may have given coded message to go ahead with the kidnapping in a May speech in Doha.
Rachel Fraenkel granted a television interview to CNN over the weekend to drum up international attention for her plight in hopes that it would expedite the return of her son.
"You protect the Arabs instead of us," activist shouts at police.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,BEN HARTMAN
Follow all the latest updates on the aftermath of the discovery of the bodies of yeshiva students Gil-Ad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Fraenkel here.
Whenever news of construction is announced, any goodwill accumulated by Israel evaporates faster than a drop of rain in the Negev.
By ELINADAV HEYMANN
The entire issue of Palestinian statehood, and the Palestinian narrative on which it is based, are nothing but a giant hoax so transparent it is inconceivable that anyone even feigns credence to it.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
The entry of settlers to Silwan was a highly political move, an attempt to change the status quo in Jerusalem by altering the character of the Arab neighborhood.
By ANAT BEN-NUN
Was Netanyahu right to criticize the White House’s position on the proposed building in Givat Hamatos and the purchase of homes in Silwan or was the prime minister out of line with his statements?
By MATT SOLOMON
A group of four Northern Irish visited Israel two weeks ago and shared their impressions.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Peace Now purposely misrepresented this step – which was simply the formal completion of a well-known process – as expropriation of land, and another example of “occupation, expulsion and theft.”
By ARI BRIGGS
It’s “back to normal” with a vengeance, as if everyone has erased the memory of what a Code Red siren sounds like.
By DAVID BRINN
The decision to build or not to build in the West Bank should not be motivated by a desire for revenge.
By JPost Editorial
There are board games and cards scattered around the perimeter of the room. A counselor on the opposite side of the room is passing around cookies, and I am holding a bag of toffees.
By TALIA LEFKOWITZ
Lapid, had some advice for his co-ministers: Speak like ministers in the government formulating policy, not “talkbackers” on the internet.
Continued adherence to a quasi-religious belief in the efficacy of retreat threatens survival of the nation.
Since signing the Oslo agreement in 1993, Israel has made a series of astounding concessions, which did nothing but produce further Palestinian demands for even more far-reaching concessions.
Building in Jerusalem is simply the healthy natural act of a sovereign nation on its ancestral land, and it will benefit Jews and Arabs, and all those who actually want to live in peace.
By YISHAI FLEISHER
Hitchhiking can be dangerous in central Tel Aviv, so why does it seem to have become the norm for so many in the troubled West Bank?
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
The Arab MK explicitly applauds exploiting “the power inherent in democracy to undermine the moral and political legitimacy of Israel.”
Ironically, it is the very organizations that seek transparency and accountability from their own government that are being branded as traitors and foreign agents by the self-proclaimed guardians of Israeli democracy.
By DANYA COHEN
American diplomats have blamed the collapse of the latest peace talks on Israel’s aggressive settlement construction.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD