01.25.2017 | 27 Tevet, 5777
Vote on releasing 2014 Gaza war comptroller report delayed
Likud MK Hotovely: Amona families will have to leave
Liberman: In next war, IDF won't stop until the enemy raises the white flag
Thousands turn out to bury driver from Umm al-Hiran
Israel Prize for engineering research announced
Analysis: What's happening to Mr. Security?
Israel advises citizens in Egypt's Sinai to leave, cites attack risk
Police chief: Officers are being harassed over Netanyahu investigations
Knesset inaugurates Jewish-Muslim ties caucus
Knesset panel decides to delay the vote on releasing 'Protective Edge' report
Israeli politicians heading to Washington to forge ties with new administration
Yaalon in fierce attack on govt, calls for leadership which doesn't need investigating
Raising her voice
Over 50 eateries take part in Jerusalem Artichoke Festival
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Euroleague season slipping away from Mac TA Yellow-and-blue visits Galatasaray
Beersheba’s quest for treble faces tough Kiryat Shmona test
Hapoel Jerusalem hosts Zenit in Eurocup clash
Blank and Kraft mark first pair of Jewish Super Bowl owners since 2012
Tech Talk: Israel and China celebrate partnership
Caesarea firm’s vegan meringue kiss to reduce sugar in coffee
Beersheba hospital to get 91 more beds by 2018
Israeli-Japanese partnerships on business, tech blossoming
‘IDF draftees get hooked on tobacco during service’
Government funding rolling into medical cannabis industry
Sourasky purchases corneas in bulk from US
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Learning from mistakes
A new world order
New challenges from Israel’s east and north
The Russian-Turkish-Iranian axis: Strange bedfellows
'Investigations show Brussels airport bombers were obsessed with Israelis'
Israeli who fought against ISIS accused of murder in foreign country
‘Gaza infrastructure nearing collapse’
Taliban tells new US President Trump to quit Afghanistan
British-Iranian aid worker sentenced to jail for 'cooperation with BBC'
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
ISIS destroys famous monument in Syria's Palmyra
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
First situation room to combat BDS opens in US
Croatian Jews to boycott Holocaust remembrance event
Chosen people chosen for nominations in 2017 Academy Awards
Remembering the Holocaust through the eyes of haredi victims
Microsoft kicks off BlueHat cyber security event in Tel Aviv
Government approves NIS 250m. plan to promote smart transportation
Israeli researchers introduce unique signature verification tech
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Nikki Haley secures Senate confirmation, officially becomes US Ambassador to the UN
Linda Sarsour, Women’s March organizer, works to link civil rights struggles to Palestinian cause
Top Obama adviser: Trump is living in ‘fantasy’ over changing Iran deal
Women's March organizer Sarsour slams 'attack campaign' after report of Hamas ties
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
'SNL' writer called out for Barron Trump tweet
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Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Aliya Stories: On a musical note
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Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
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Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
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A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
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Employment population ratios
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Grapevine: Like clockwork
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Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
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Catholic Italy's 'Promised Land'
Raising arrows: Encouraging compassion
Pope Francis urges world to 'wait and see' on Trump
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
US envoy to the UN Samantha Power addresses abstention by the US on UN Security Council Resolution 2334.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The High Court of Justice has ordered that the outpost must be destroyed by February 8, because it was built without permits on private Palestinian property.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,JEREMY SHARON
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier singles out Israeli settlement building while making remarks on the stagnant peace process with the Palestinians.
In the agreement the government would allocate a nearby plot, that was considered abandoned property, in order to construct a new Amona settlement.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV,JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
By ADAM RASGON
Bayit Yehudi leader calls for Marshall Plan to enhance autonomy in PA-controlled areas.
By HERB KEINON
By JEREMY SHARON
Former US envoy to the Middle East questions the timing of the outgoing secretary of state's speech while lauding his "passion."
Netanyahu's reaction to Kerry's speech: "We do not need to be lectured about the importance of peace."
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON
Khaled Meshaal praises UN Security Council motion on settlements, but calls for more steps against Israel.
Ultimately, the people of Amona have fallen victim not only to the government, but also to their own pride.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Liberman: No tolerance of violence, but there is empathy for residents.
"That’s a false impression. First of all, there is, there is an irreplaceable ally. It’s called the United States of America," says Netanyahu.
Sources close to Netanyahu say that PM ‘won’t let the bill become law.’
By GIL HOFFMAN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
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.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
In an exclusive interview to the Jerusalem Post, Mustafa Barghouti, a prominent Palestinian legislator, predicts that this step will boost BDS efforts,
By BEN LYNFIELD
“If adopted, it will have far reaching legal consequences for Israel, across the occupied West Bank and will greatly diminish the prospect of Arab-Israeli peace,” says Nickolay Mladenov.
The master plan’s approval means that contractor Meir Dreinoff can rebuild the two structures which the state had demolished.
On Monday night, 120 Religious Zionist rabbis from all parts of the country published a letter calling on their followers to head to Amona to help its residents resist the forced evacuation.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,LAHAV HARKOV
Close to 3,000 security officers are preparing to arrive to remove the 40 remaining families from the outpost.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
How would the passage of the currently-debated Legalizations Bill impact Israeli leaders and settlement leaders before the International Criminal Court?
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Hollywood actor and technology enthusiast defends online vacation rental company in the face of disruptive demonstrator's rant about West Bank settlements.
What happened Wednesday was not the passage of the bill into law, but the killing of the bill; no Palestinian lost any land Wednesday, and no settler came any closer to keeping any.
“I can’t rule out that there may be a new initiative before the end of this administration.”
The decision means that the only potential reprieve the Amona families have is legislation to retroactively legalize some 2,000 homes in settlements and outposts.
Netanyahu makes remarks ahead of meeting with visiting Italian president.
US: “This settlement's location deep in the West Bank… would link a string of outposts that effectively divide the West Bank and make the possibility of a viable Palestinian state more remote,”
Demonstrators rally outside Knesset demanding annexation of the West Bank's third-largest settlement.
“The willingness of the theater, its employees and its players to take part in the normalization of the occupation, in which Kiryat Arba is transformed into just another city, is very troubling.”
Pressure on FIFA to address the issue of settlement soccer clubs has increased in recent weeks.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,ADAM RASGON
The group also called for the exclusion of settlements from US trade benefits and tax exemptions.
NY Jews express their frustration and disagreement with UN Resolution 2334 that calls to halt settlement construction on Palestinian-owned lands.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Most new building to take place in large settlement bloc; new Palestinian industrial park also to be built.
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
The communities were demolished in 2005.
PM calls for "cool heads and patience" to strengthen security, settlements
Bennett, Shaked reportedly agree to delaying vote on controversial legislation until after PM discusses issues with Trump.
Hundreds of additional units expected to be approved beyond Green Line as Trump takes office.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
PM says he greatly appreciated Trump's “deep friendship” for Israel, as well as his “declared willingness to fight against radical Islamic terror with full force.”
Liberman has spoken in favor of annexation but is urging restraint.
The state is looking to relocate the Amona outpost to another area of the same hilltop outside of the Ofra settlement.
The trio — Oded Revivi, Benny Kashriel and Yossi Dagan — said they received invitations through congressional contacts.
Majority in favor of continued settlement construction, believe Trump will have favorable attitude toward Israel.
"It is unreasonable for Israel to fund bodies that operate against us at the UN,” Israel’s Ambassador to the UN said in a statement.
Decision stemmed from a desire to avoid straining relations further with the Obama administration.
"Enough with the mentality of exile," says Prime Minister Netanyahu.
Every US president in the last five decades has characterized Israel’s settlement enterprise as a lamentable project damaging its long term prospects for peace.
By MICHAEL WILNER
PM urges ministers from his Likud party to stop criticizing the US president.
“We have no doubt that the Obama Administration initiated it, stood behind it, coordinated the texts, and made sure it passed.”
These moves could be just the tip of the iceberg.
This is the legacy he wanted to leave – that he got tough on Israeli settlements and changed the more than 35-year-old US policy of protecting Israel at the UN.
It is the first resolution the Security Council has adopted on Israel and the Palestinians in nearly eight years.
Reports that the administration will allow the resolution to pass are "premature," an official added.
The proposal would move 24 of the outpost's families to an 8-dunam site next to the existing location. PM Netanyahu: "We made great efforts to come to an agreed upon solution to Amona."
By HERB KEINON,GIL HOFFMAN
MK Aida Touma-Sliman expressed the opposing voices clearly: "...it proves again that the government of Israel wants the Arab population to pay the... price for the occupation."
The new offer is set to be voted on at 10:00 a.m. local time, possibly putting an end to an ongoing dispute between the outpost's residents and government officials.
Move comes as Dec. 25 deadline for Amona evacuation approaches.
The offer, proposed by Education Minister Naftali Bennett and approved by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was to relocate the homes to abandoned Palestinian property on the same hilltop.
"Separating from the Palestinians is existential for Israel's future, and if I am in a position to do it, I will because I am a patriot," Lapid said.
Bennett: This bill says a nation cannot be an occupier in its own land; Begin: Proposal is neither wise nor legal.
By LAHAV HARKOV
In an exclusive interview with the Jerusalem Post Magazine, Nir Barkat lambasts international condemnation of Jewish construction in capital.
Bennie Begin received punishment for voting against the bill on Tuesday, leading several MKs to say that the Likud is not the party of his father, former prime minister Menachem Begin.
“50 years after the Six-Day war, we're taking one more dramatic step in regulating the lives of people in Judea and Samaria.”
Netanyahu’s scandals are distracting from Israelis’ everyday concerns, opposition party argues.
Netanyahu: We are working overtime to find solution.
The High Court of Justice has ordered the evacuation of Amona by December 25.
Netanyahu to Smotrich: “You said I’m not right-wing and not trustworthy, so don’t come here.”
The settlements bill is meant to allow the state to pay the Palestinian land owners on whose property settler homes were illegally constructed.
Opposition parties and MK Bennie Begin (Likud) argue that the bill allows “theft” of land, and that the Knesset does not have jurisdiction to decide what happens to private Palestinian property.
"France is labeling Israeli products from Judea, Samaria, and the Golan. Israelis should think twice before buying French products," wrote the Kulanu deputy minister on Twitter.
“Until the disgrace of the threat of eviction is lifted from Amona, Ofra and elsewhere, no rain will fall.”
News of the plans comes as politicians are in the midst of a campaign to sway the government and the Knesset to annex the city.
“I am certain that at the end of the day the [Amona] residents will evacuate responsibly,” Netanyahu said as he spoke of the small hilltop community of 40 families.
Netanyahu puts off vote on outpost legalization bill by a week.
Every time Israel has ceded land it the past it has brought violence not peace, Education Minister Naftali Bennett said.
Earlier this month Palestinians claimed ownership of 24 of the lots. The new objections leave only six property lots on which to create a new community for the 40 families that live in Amona.
Per square meter, home prices in Israel are among the highest in the world, and home ownership is the biggest factor in inequality in Israel.
By GIDON BEN-ZVI
This will not be the first time that we overcame major challenges and emerged stronger than ever.
By ISI LEIBLER
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Donald Trump is completely unpredictable, but what is clear is the responsibility of decisions that he will actually face when the weight of the world is on his shoulders.
By GERSHON BASKIN
The unconventional story of the Amona outpost as a reflection of Israel's moral and legal path.
By MOSHE DANN
No one wanted to see scenes of Jews being forcibly removed from their homes, even if they were built illegally as the High Court of Justice had ruled.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
"According to assessments and his own statements, Trump is going to put a more pro-Israel wind under the American eagle’s wings..."
By DOV KALMANOVITZ
Violence will further divide the Israeli people.
There are today approximately 400,000 Israelis living over the Green Line. Do they really want to endanger everything they have built because of one illegal outpost?
By YAAKOV KATZ
Since the State of Israel returned to the historical lands of Judea and Samaria in 1967, the settlement process in the area has lacked a clear government policy.
By ODED REVIVI
Human rights should transcend politics, and Israel, like other democracies, appreciates criticism and gets plenty of it domestically and internationally.
Under a peace deal that would lead to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state, Shiloh’s future, like many settlements, is shrouded in uncertainty
"The United Nations has such great potential but right now it is just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time. So sad!"