02.25.2017 | 29 Shevat, 5777
According to foreign reports: Israel's covert missions undergo a change
Hamas denies allegation that UNRWA employee was elected to Hamas leadership
Bennett orders closure of Hamas-run east Jerusalem school
Who are the creators of mysterious Ramallah signs in favor of one-state solution?
One Israel killed and eight injured in car accident in Cuba
Israeli star Casspi cut from NBA's Pelicans after suffering injury
Compromises from Israel necessary for peace, but not on security, Pence says
9th Annual Nefesh B'Nefesh Mega event kicks off Sunday
Israel: Human Rights Watch is ‘propaganda' group, can’t have workers permit
UN: Israeli culture of impunity boosted by Hebron shooter's lenient sentence
Former PM slams A-G Mandelblit for 'not doing enough' in Netanyahu probe
The allure of Bibi’s brand
It's official: Coldplay is coming to Israel
Movie Review: ‘Personal Affairs’
Indian restaurant Mau Pau in Tel Aviv packs a punch
Gershwin’s plenty of something
Yellow-and-blue has chance for 1st
CSKA sends Maccabi Tel Aviv to another Euroleague defeat
Beersheba knocked out of Europa League
Technion researchers’ ‘breakthrough’ discovery could lead to new antibiotic types
‘$3.75 billion investment in Israel's Leviathan gas reservoir a blow to BDS’
Ashdod woman dies after medic is mistakenly told it wasn’t an emergency
Brain catheterization treats rare tinnitus
Medical emergency in Israel: 101 or 1221?
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Deepening ties Down Under
Column One: Toward a true US-Israel partnership
Letters to the editor: Readers react to sentencing of Elor Azaria
Rushing to conclusions
Egypt's Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killing spree
Palestinians throw shoes at Trump poster to mark Hebron street closure
Middle Israel: Under new management
Palestinian authorities block lawmaker critical of Abbas from travel abroad
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
Steinitz: Trump’s test is to expel Iran from Syria
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
White Supremacist leader Spencer booted from conservative conference
Report: Attackers saw off Jewish man’s finger, beat his brother near Paris
French aliya climbs amid rise in antisemitism
NY Governor unveils new plan to fight antisemitism and hate crimes
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians
Trump wants to expand US nuclear arsenal, make it 'top of the pack'
Pence: Trump vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addressed antisemitism
Trump, the Jews and the political weaponization of antisemitism
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
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
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Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
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City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
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מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
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Politically correct Jewish actions strengthen anti-Semitic forces
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Time to curb political corruption
The resolution passed on December 23, 2016, when 14 out of the 15 voting members of the Council voted in favor of the resolution.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The High Court of Justice has ruled that the nine stone homes inside the settlement must be razed by March 5.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Education and diaspora affairs minister says the resulting effects of the establishment of a Palestinian state would be "a huge mistake."
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Glick said that the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War should also be "the year of sovereignty."
Arab media has reported that despite constant promises from Trump that the US Embassy in Israel would be moving to Jerusalem, he has no such plans.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
MK Basel Ghattas (Joint List) also called for sanctions against Israel in the wake of passage of the law.
By BEN LYNFIELD
Sa’ar expressed hope that Netanyahu raises the issue of sovereignty in his meeting with US president Donald Trump in the White House next Wednesday.
By GIL HOFFMAN
NGOs filed petition to Israel's High Court of Justice on behalf of 17 Palestinian municipalities.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Helene Le Gal condemns Settlements Bill, denouncing it as a unilateral decision made by Israel that serves as yet another roadblock to the two-state solution.
By BECKY BROTHMAN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
The two major international courts which could deal with settlements are the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice.
By ADAM RASGON
Knesset to vote late tonight on controversial legislation. Supporters fear another delay.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON,GIL HOFFMAN
“Israeli colonial settlement construction is destroying the peace process, undermining the two two-state option, and amounts to a war crime.”
“I am still waiting to find out if I can return to my land – I will truly be happy if I can.”
Saeb Erekat says that evacuating 40 homes while approving "3,000 housing settlement units" is "political blindness."
Witnesses and audio visual data raise possibility that Yacoub Abu al-Kaeean was shot by police while immobilized during their recent demolition operation in a Beduin Israeli village.
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.
Thirteen protesters were arrested during the evacuation and charged with disturbing the peace.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,UDI SHAHAM
Nachmias-Verbin: They should deal with the promises they spread around.
By UDI SHAHAM
The Trump-Netanyahu era begins with a public display of affection in Washington and the rejection of what many feared would be a shaky start between Israel and the new White House administration
By HERB KEINON
German officials suggest the meeting was nixed as the two governments felt they were too far apart on the issue of Mideast peace to make such a convening worthwhile
"I think all members of the security cabinet, and foremost the prime minister, oppose a Palestinian state," Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan told Army Radio.
The outpost regulation law’s diplomatic fallout this week is likely to be followed by a judiciary-executive collision much like Trump’s in America.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
“There is no constitution in Israel, and because of that, trying to say something is unconstitutional is something ridiculous.”
By GIL HOFFMAN,ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The Samaria Regional Council said that the homes could be relocated to other property lots within the outpost.
“This is the first time the Israeli Knesset legislates in the occupied Palestinian lands and particularly on property issues.”
The first Jordanian condemnation came yesterday and it was decidedly sharp.
Politics in 2017, much like what was in vogue last year, calls for diplomatic caution to be tossed to the wind.
UK, Turkey also condemn approval of Israeli legislation that retroactively legalizes 4,000 settler homes on private Palestinian property.
Tourism Minister Yariv Levin slams Israel's High Court after the Knesset approved legislation legalizing thousands of West Bank settler homes.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The legislation marks the first time that the Knesset has sought to impose Israeli law in Area C of the West Bank, which is under Israeli military and civilian rule.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,UDI SHAHAM,GIL HOFFMAN
The legislation is set to retroactively legalize 4,000 settler homes on private Palestinian land and offers to compensate its land owners.
By GIL HOFFMAN,UDI SHAHAM,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Deputy Attorney-General Roy Schondorf uttered the harsh statement regarding the Settlements Bill in a brief last month, which was declassified on Monday.
New US Ambassador to the United Nations meets with Israeli counterpart Danny Danon in New York.
High Court delays demolition by one month; Ofra settlers originally asked for a three-month delay in order to prevent the need to relocate twice.
Although the High Court of Justice had ordered the demolitions, many settlers believe that the Bayit Yehudi party could have done more to prevent them.
The PM announced his intention to discuss the settlements issue with Trump after the US administration released two recent statements that were critical of Israel's ongoing settlements construction.
"We will not always agree on everything."
By REUTERS,MICHAEL WILNER
“There will be no violence. No one will raise a hand against a police officer or soldier.”
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
These extremist Jewish anarchists must be ostracized from our midst, as in their own warped way they are as great a threat to stability in this land as any Palestinian terrorist.
By DAVID BRINN
White House official tells ‘Post’ all parties should cease ‘unilateral actions,’ affirms two-state solution.
By MICHAEL WILNER
PM to meet with UK counterpart on Monday in London.
Police remove residents who had locked themselves into the outpost's synagogue for hours in protest of the evacuation.
Ukraine was one of 14 countries that voted for the resolutions, which slammed the settlements as a major obstacle to peace and as lacking “legal validity."
It is obvious that the government – often labeled the most right-wing government in Israel’s history – wanted to soften the blow of the Amona evacuation.
The announcement came less than 24 hours after Israel announced the advancement and/or authorization of 3,000 homes in other settlements.
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
3,000 police officers remove 1,700 activists, one by one.
‘The land is ours and will always be ours, we will build it’
By JEREMY SHARON
"He'll be fair, as opposed to Obama, whose policy leaned always towards the Arabs."
The Island School of Building Arts in British Columbia apologized after an Israeli engineering student said his application had been rejected due to geopolitics.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI,JPOST.COM STAFF
Over 15 activists arrested; at least 15 hurt in commotion amid eviction of illegal West Bank outpost.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,ANNA AHRONHEIM
As Netanyahu and his political rival Naftali Bennett of the Bayit Yehudi Party lock horns over who is truly the leader of the Israeli Right, Amona is the kind of hot potato no one wants.
Prime Minister Netanyahu and Defense Minister Liberman announced on Tuesday their agreement to allow the construction of an additional 3,000 housing units in the West Bank.
Security forces have arrived at the settlement on Tuesday afternoon in preparation for the much discussed evacuation.
Plenum vote delayed until Monday; Ben-Dahan: ‘Annexation from whom? Israel has the right on land’
By UDI SHAHAM,TOVAH LAZAROFF
The final vote on the bill was planned to take place on Monday afternoon, but coalition chairman David Bitan announced that the vote will be postponed to Tuesday.
The legislation could give the Ofra settlement a reprieve from a High Court of Justice ruling that nine homes in their community must be demolished by February 8.
Canberra issues a rare statement on eve of scheduled PM visit, raising speculation it may be a signal to Netanyahu not to cancel trip.
The Housing Ministry approved tenders for 723 of the homes, including 552 in the Givat Ze’ev settlement, 90 in Ma’aleh Adumim, 78 in Alfei Menashe and 3 in Ariel.
"This is an instance where the situation in Washington makes it easier for Netanyahu to make moves that he feels can serve him politically."
Reacting to Israel's plan to builf 2,500 more settlement homes in the West Bank, the EU stated that it is "regrettable that Israel is proceeding with this policy."
Most new building to take place in large settlement bloc; new Palestinian industrial park also to be built.
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.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The Regulation Bill will remove the final protection for Palestinian landowners in the West Bank
By SARIT MICHAELI
FM Charles Flanagan made his statement in reaction to reports that Israel was afraid that Ireland will recognize a Palestinian state in the near future.
"In our view, Jerusalem is extremely important, our firm stance is that we reject any unilateral efforts that attempt to change the Arab, Muslim and Christian identity of the Holy city."
Israel should work closely with the Trump administration and make sure there are no surprises.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The struggle for Israel’s rights as a sovereign state is the battleground that the settlement regulation law has entered.
By SIMCHA D. ROTHMAN
Israel must celebrate more than its material achievements, and bear witness to something grander than the natural order.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Netanyahu hopes to minimize legislation’s diplomatic damage.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Having defended our borders as an IDF conscript and reservist, I want to make sure nothing was in vain.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Bennett’s victory is Israel’s death.
By GERSHON BASKIN
It also contradicts the Basic Law: Human Dignity and Liberty, because it discriminates against Palestinians, whose land can be expropriated to make way for Jewish building.
When there is no policy there is no direction, and when there is no direction, there is stagnation. Israel succeeds despite lacking a clear strategic vision.
By YAAKOV KATZ
Let no one underestimate the power of Jewish tenacity.
By MICHAEL FREUND
The long-standing Senegal-Israel relationship can be used as a model to nurture closer ties with other West African nations.
By JIM TEICHER
Settlements are apparently a very important strategic asset in Netanyahu’s eyes. So much so that strengthening the Jewish hold in Judea and Samaria is worthwhile and a cardinal Israeli interest.
I have called upon the prime minister to remove the bill from the agenda of the ministerial committee for legislation, considering its purely declarative nature and that it lacks any substance.
By AMIR PERETZ
By ARI BRIGGS
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